Old CD’s: Games, Encyclopedia, Apps.

Reviews About Old Software on CD-ROM from the 1990’s

Lion King Activity Center, The March 25, 2009

Games

The Lion King Activity Center

Inserting The Lion King Activity Center (Disney Interactive – ages 5 & up) into your CD-ROM drive may give you the same odd feeling of dislocation that we experienced: isn’t this movie over two years old, and don’t we deserve a break from the saturation marketing? Get used to it (more…)

 

Adventures of Pinocchio, The March 11, 2009

Games

The Adventures of Pinocchio

The Adventures of Pinocchio, a four-disc extravaganza from IBM and Powerhouse Entertainment (ages 5-9), picks up where IBM’s last “Movie Game,” The Jungle Book, left off (more…)

 

Hunchback of Notre Dame, The: Topsy Turvy Games December 30, 2008

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame: Topsy Turvy Games

The Hunchback of Notre Dame: Topsy Turvy Games (Disney Interactive ages 7-15) offers five spins on classic games, with the usual impeccable Disney production values making sure everything goes down easy (more…)

 

Pink Panther’s Passport to Peril, The December 24, 2008

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The Pink Panther’s Passport to Peril

The Pink Panther’s Passport to Peril (Wanderlust Interactive – ages 8 & up) is a Carmen Sandiego-type game that limps along at a lethargic pace and generally lowers this familiar cast of characters to the standards of a mediocre CD-ROM – something for which there is no excuse (more…)

 

Real Adventures of Jonny Quest: Cover-Up at Roswell November 27, 2008

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The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest: Cover-Up at Roswell

The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest: Cover-Up at Roswell (Virgin Sound and Vision – ages 8 & up) is a two-disc game based on characters from the TV cartoon series The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest (more…)