1001 Video Games
appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die
by General Editor Tony Mott.
A console version was announced, but later cancelled after the disappointing sales of the PC release.
Many of the decade-specific songs that can be heard and used in the game are thinly-disguised imitations of actual songs released throughout history. During the 60s and 70s some music sounds very similar to Jimi Hendrix's Voodoo Child
and in the 80s one may recognize the theme to Terminator
There are some interesting references in the set decor in The Movies
. On the "Shabby Hotel" set, a picture of a girl on the beach can be seen. This is the same picture that haunted Barton Fink in Joel
and Ethan Coen
's film of the same name. On the "Living Room" set, there is a picture on the wall depicting the wedding scene from Fable
Information also contributed by
- 2005 – Best Music of the Year (PC)
- PC Powerplay (Germany)
- Issue 02/2006 - #2 Strategy Game in 2005
- Issue 04/2006 - #3 Strategy Game in 2005 (Readers' Vote)