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

X-COM: Apocalypse

X-COM: Apocalypse Screenshots

DOS version

X-COM: Apocalypse DOS Splash screen

Splash screen

X-COM: Apocalypse DOS So many choices...

So many choices...

X-COM: Apocalypse DOS Five levels of difficulty for your gaming pleasure.

Five levels of difficulty for your gaming pleasure.

X-COM: Apocalypse DOS Since you only have to protect one city in X-Com Apocalypse, your base is in one of the city's buildings.

Since you only have to protect one city in X-Com Apocalypse, your base is in one of the city's buildings.

X-COM: Apocalypse DOS Overhead map view of the city.

Overhead map view of the city.

X-COM: Apocalypse DOS As in the earlier X-Com games, you have a UFOPaedia which serves as a handy reference for all the stuff in the game.

As in the earlier X-Com games, you have a UFOPaedia which serves as a handy reference for all the stuff in the game.

X-COM: Apocalypse DOS The noble X-COM organization, once again called to defend humanity from alien invaders intent on mutilating our cattle and stealing our women.

The noble X-COM organization, once again called to defend humanity from alien invaders intent on mutilating our cattle and stealing our women.

X-COM: Apocalypse DOS Unlike the earlier games, X-Com Apocalypse requires you to curry favor with corporations instead of nations.

Unlike the earlier games, X-Com Apocalypse requires you to curry favor with corporations instead of nations.

X-COM: Apocalypse DOS Some organizations are friendly towards you.

Some organizations are friendly towards you.

X-COM: Apocalypse DOS Other organizations...aren't.

Other organizations...aren't.

X-COM: Apocalypse DOS You have phat rides, which are required by law to look all cool and retro and art deco and stuff.

You have phat rides, which are required by law to look all cool and retro and art deco and stuff.

X-COM: Apocalypse DOS Make big boom!

Make big boom!

X-COM: Apocalypse DOS Your base layout is determined by the building it's in.

Your base layout is determined by the building it's in.

X-COM: Apocalypse DOS Good advice.

Good advice.

X-COM: Apocalypse DOS Your X-Com team at the beginning of a mission, ready to deploy and hunt down aliens.

Your X-Com team at the beginning of a mission, ready to deploy and hunt down aliens.

X-COM: Apocalypse DOS Loaded for bear.

Loaded for bear.

X-COM: Apocalypse DOS After your squaddies have moved, a random graphic is placed over the screen to hide alien and civilian movement.  This one nearly gave me a heart attack at 2:00am the first time I played the game.

After your squaddies have moved, a random graphic is placed over the screen to hide alien and civilian movement. This one nearly gave me a heart attack at 2:00am the first time I played the game.


X-COM: Apocalypse Screenshots

Windows version

X-COM: Apocalypse Windows We've got the Godless alien menace on the run!

We've got the Godless alien menace on the run!

X-COM: Apocalypse Windows Shooting down a UFO over the city

Shooting down a UFO over the city

X-COM: Apocalypse Windows Exploring the inside of a crashed UFO

Exploring the inside of a crashed UFO