Encarta MindMaze: Pioneering Edutainment in the 90s

MindMaze blended adventure with learning, making it a favorite part of the 90s digital encyclopedia, Encarta.

The 100 Best DOS Games

Explore the thrilling world of retro gaming with a countdown of the 100 Best DOS Games, where nostalgia meets innovation.

Sample SimCity with zones, traffic and rail

SimCity: The Story of Pixels, Planning & Power Plants

From NIMBYs to nuclear disaster, SimCity inspired a generation to zone and govern their own virtual worlds.

SimTower game at the ground floor showing offices and busy elevators

How SimTower Elevated the Simulation Genre to Great New Heights

From cheat codes to sky-high strategies, get your blueprints ready to build the tower — and elevator network — of your dreams.

The 100 Best Classic Windows Games

Our comprehensive list of trailblazers and hidden gems covers the games that defined our childhoods and set the standard for modern gaming.

Interactive Learning: A Journey Through Classic Edutainment Games

Chomping prime numbers, fording the river, and solving international capers: These were the edutainment games that had us glued us to our computer lab’s CRTs.

The Best PC Games from the ’80s

We're honoring the '80s icons from Maniac Mansion and SimCity to Doom that are still a blast to play today

Classic PC Games

Classic PC Games That Defined the ’80s and ’90s

Iconic titles that pioneered new genres, harnessed groundbreaking technology, and inspire the next generation of games.