User review spotlight: Carmageddon (DOS). Released in 1997.

Final Fantasy VII (PlayStation)

Final Fantasy VII Screenshots

PlayStation version

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation Initial title screen with credits

Initial title screen with credits

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation First cutscene of the game... a flower girl?

First cutscene of the game... a flower girl?

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation The title appears at the end of a long pan back

The title appears at the end of a long pan back

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation Your hero don't even have a name yet...

Your hero don't even have a name yet...

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation Shinra Corporation. Beautiful pre-rendered backgrounds

Shinra Corporation. Beautiful pre-rendered backgrounds

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation Lots of different perspectives. Here you see everything from high above

Lots of different perspectives. Here you see everything from high above

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation Barret attacks with his gun. The battles use dynamic camera angles

Barret attacks with his gun. The battles use dynamic camera angles

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation Your best friend in console RPGs: a save point

Your best friend in console RPGs: a save point

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation The first boss battle of the game

The first boss battle of the game

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation One of gaming's classic moments: Cloud meets Aeris. Note the atmospheric and detailed backgrounds

One of gaming's classic moments: Cloud meets Aeris. Note the atmospheric and detailed backgrounds

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation Cloud executes his first Limit Break against a Shinra soldier on the streets of Midgar

Cloud executes his first Limit Break against a Shinra soldier on the streets of Midgar

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation In a subway train. Without doubt, Midgar is an incredible location. Pity you are taken to a standard world map with tiny villages on it after you complete this part

In a subway train. Without doubt, Midgar is an incredible location. Pity you are taken to a standard world map with tiny villages on it after you complete this part

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation Midgar train station. You will return here several times

Midgar train station. You will return here several times

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation Typical Midgar district. The city oozes atmosphere

Typical Midgar district. The city oozes atmosphere

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation Weapons shop

Weapons shop

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation Detailed locations, emotional story, goofy conversations: Final Fantasy VII :)

Detailed locations, emotional story, goofy conversations: Final Fantasy VII :)

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation Yeah, back then... Nostalgic reminiscences from the past is one of FF7's main plot devices

Yeah, back then... Nostalgic reminiscences from the past is one of FF7's main plot devices

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation Outside, on the 3D world map. Beautiful song accompanies the travels. In E Major :)

Outside, on the 3D world map. Beautiful song accompanies the travels. In E Major :)

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation Battle in a rocky area. Aeris is casting Ice on the enemy. Barret is not sure which Limit Break to choose

Battle in a rocky area. Aeris is casting Ice on the enemy. Barret is not sure which Limit Break to choose

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation Each town in FF7 has its own unique architecture. Beautiful design!

Each town in FF7 has its own unique architecture. Beautiful design!

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation Bartender! Gimme... someshhng... ya know... schizophrenia-curing... Hic!!..

Bartender! Gimme... someshhng... ya know... schizophrenia-curing... Hic!!..

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation The dungeons in FF7 are usually rather small

The dungeons in FF7 are usually rather small

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation The party battles a giant sandworm in a desert area

The party battles a giant sandworm in a desert area

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation Cool! Now we've got some WHEELS!..

Cool! Now we've got some WHEELS!..

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation Ahh, the beautiful Shiva summon. Final Fantasy fans will be disappointed if they find out that the Hinduist god Shiva is actually a man...

Ahh, the beautiful Shiva summon. Final Fantasy fans will be disappointed if they find out that the Hinduist god Shiva is actually a man...

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation Materia management becomes quite complex with the time

Materia management becomes quite complex with the time

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation Fighting Rudy and Reno, the two so-called "Turks" (nothing to do with Turkey though), mercenaries who work for Shinra. We'll have to battle them several times during the game

Fighting Rudy and Reno, the two so-called "Turks" (nothing to do with Turkey though), mercenaries who work for Shinra. We'll have to battle them several times during the game

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation Cosmo Canyon, home of Red XIII. Another beautiful, atmospheric location

Cosmo Canyon, home of Red XIII. Another beautiful, atmospheric location

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation Corel mine. Poor miners! I immediately think of Emile Zola's "Germinal"...

Corel mine. Poor miners! I immediately think of Emile Zola's "Germinal"...

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation Ancient temple. Clock puzzle

Ancient temple. Clock puzzle

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation Date with Aeris

Date with Aeris

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation Enemy house

Enemy house

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation Cloud has trouble

Cloud has trouble

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation Buried district

Buried district

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation Don Corneo

Don Corneo

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation Seaman

Seaman

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation Beautiful disc-switching screen

Beautiful disc-switching screen

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation With this chocobo, you can travel anywhere! Let's see if there is anything on those secluded islands

With this chocobo, you can travel anywhere! Let's see if there is anything on those secluded islands

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation Exploring the fascinating underwater world with a submarine!

Exploring the fascinating underwater world with a submarine!

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation One of the game's many dramatic angles during exploration. Witness the smooth integration of FMV into pre-rendered backgrounds

One of the game's many dramatic angles during exploration. Witness the smooth integration of FMV into pre-rendered backgrounds

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation Fighting soldiers and a turret. Two of my people are dead. Note the interesting commands you acquire if you find specific materia

Fighting soldiers and a turret. Two of my people are dead. Note the interesting commands you acquire if you find specific materia

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation This is the Emerald Weapon, one of the game's two hardest optional bosses

This is the Emerald Weapon, one of the game's two hardest optional bosses

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation Stylish retro design of my trusty airship, the Highwind

Stylish retro design of my trusty airship, the Highwind

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation Cruising the world in the airship! Ahh, the freedom!...

Cruising the world in the airship! Ahh, the freedom!...

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation Neo-Bahamut summon is one of the most powerful attacks you'll have at your disposal

Neo-Bahamut summon is one of the most powerful attacks you'll have at your disposal

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation Eerie atmosphere in this late-game dungeon

Eerie atmosphere in this late-game dungeon

Final Fantasy VII PlayStation This is Behemoth, one of Final Fantasy's trademark late-game tough regular monsters

This is Behemoth, one of Final Fantasy's trademark late-game tough regular monsters