Video Games Released in 1993

Last Updated on: August 18th, 2021

Video Games Released in 19931993 in Review:

1993 was another important year in the video game industry, with several notable events, including:

  1. Release of Doom: Doom, a first-person shooter game developed by id Software, was released in 1993. It was a significant game that helped to popularize the first-person shooter genre and pioneered many of the gameplay mechanics that are still used in modern first-person shooters today.
  2. The launch of the Atari Jaguar: The Atari Jaguar was released in 1993, and it was the first 64-bit game console. Despite its technical specifications, the console failed to gain much traction in the market.
  3. Release of Super Street Fighter II: Super Street Fighter II was released in 1993, and it was the fourth iteration of the classic fighting game. It introduced several new characters, including Cammy, Fei Long, Dee Jay, and T. Hawk.
  4. The debut of Myst: Myst, an adventure puzzle game developed by Cyan, was released in 1993. It was a groundbreaking game that popularized the adventure game genre and featured stunning graphics and immersive gameplay.
  5. The founding of Crystal Dynamics: Crystal Dynamics was founded in 1993 and became one of the leading game development companies of the 1990s, with popular games like Gex, Legacy of Kain, and Tomb Raider.

Overall, 1993 was a significant year in the video game industry, with the release of several influential games and the launch of a new game console. It also marked the beginning of the transition from 2D to 3D graphics, which would become a major trend in the industry over the next few years.

Video Games Released in 1993:

Here is our enormous collection of video games released in 1993 and detailed information on each. As always, new games are added to this collection regularly.

Click on a game listing to find out much more about it.