I’ve played 40-minute games that felt like they lasted five, and once came very near to missing a redeye flight because I didn’t want to walk away from a hot Galaga streak in an airport arcade.
It gave us a laptop that’s also a gun, and a floating computer with giant glowing eyes that guides you through a crashed megaweapon.
The story is silly, but Perfect Dark knows it, embraces it, and is all the better for it.
Inside these pages you’ll find our selections for the 100 Greatest Games Ever Made.
The primary criteria we considered when creating this list was simple: How much fun did we have with this game when it came out?
I was such a huge fan of Advance Wars in my younger years that I ran a massive Advance Wars fan site for more than 14 years. Rare’s excellent N64 follow-up to the insanely-popular Golden Eye was yet another hit first-person shooter.