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1999 has seen many sequels and prequels in video games and several new titles such as Mario Party, Pokemon Snap, Super Smash Bros., Pokémon Stadium, Donkey Kong 64, Ape Escape, Silent Hill and Tomb Raider: The Last Revelation.

List of years in video gaming

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Video game platforms
DC Dreamcast
GBC Game Boy Color
N64 Nintendo 64
PS1 PlayStation
Mac Classic Mac OS / macOS
Win Microsoft Windows
Notable releases of the year 1999
Release Title Windows 5th Gen 6th Gen Handheld Arcade
January 2 Might and Magic VII Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
January 15 WCW/nWo Thunder N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
January 21 Super Smash Bros. N/A N64 N/A N/A N/A
January 31 Guardian's Crusade N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
January 31 Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
January 31 Silent Hill N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
January 31 SimCity 3000 Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
February 1 WCW Nitro N/A N64 N/A N/A N/A
February 8 Mario Party N/A N64 N/A N/A N/A
February 11 Final Fantasy VIII N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
February 12 Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
February 24 Street Sk8er N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
February 28 Army Men 3D N/A PlayStation N/A N/A N/A
February 28 Beetle Adventure Racing N/A N64 N/A N/A N/A
February 28 Heroes of Might and Magic III Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
February 28 MLB 2000 N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
February 28 Star Wars: X-Wing Alliance Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
March Need for Speed: High Stakes Yes PS1 N/A N/A N/A
March 1 Gex 3: Deep Cover Gecko N/A PS1, N64 N/A GBC N/A
March 4 Pepsiman N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
March 15 The King of Fighters '98 N/A PS1 N/A N/A 1998
March 16 EverQuest Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
March 18 UmJammer Lammy N/A PlayStation N/A N/A N/A
March 19 King of Fighters R-2 N/A N/A N/A NGP N/A
March 21 Pokémon Snap N/A N64 N/A N/A N/A
March 31 RollerCoaster Tycoon Yes N/A Xbox (2003) N/A N/A
April 7 Team Fortress Classic Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
April 10 Warzone 2100 Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
April 30 Ehrgeiz: God Bless the Ring N/A PS1 N/A N/A 1998
April 30 Aliens versus Predator Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
April 30 Baldur's Gate: Tales of the Sword Coast Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
April 30 Pokémon Stadium 2 (Pokémon Stadium in North America) N/A N64 N/A N/A N/A
April 30 Super Mario Bros. Deluxe N/A N/A N/A GBC N/A
May Midtown Madness Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
May 12 Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike N/A N/A DC (2000); PS2, Xbox (2004) N/A Yes
May 28 Lunar: Silver Star Story Complete N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
May 31 Ape Escape N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
June 19 Counter-Strike (video game) Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
June 17 Descent 3 Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
June 18 Heavy Gear II Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
June 24 Persona 2: Innocent Sin N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
June 28 Pokémon Pinball N/A N/A N/A GBC N/A
June 30 Croc 2 N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
June 30 Driver October 11 PS1 N/A N/A N/A
June 30 Dungeon Keeper 2 Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
July 1 Attack of the Saucerman Yes PS1 N/A N/A N/A
July 14 Ogre Battle 64: Person of Lordly Caliber (Japan) N/A N64 N/A N/A N/A
July 23 Jagged Alliance 2 Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
July 26 Mario Golf N/A N64 N/A GBC N/A
July 27 NCAA Football 2000 N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
July 31 Biomotor Unitron N/A N/A N/A NGP N/A
July 31 The New Tetris N/A N64 N/A N/A N/A
July 31 Outcast Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
July 31 Seven Kingdoms II Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
August 11 System Shock 2 Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
August 12 Syphon Filter N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
August 16 Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver Yes PS1 DC (2000) N/A N/A
August 27 Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
August 31 All Star Tennis '99 N/A N64, PS1 N/A N/A N/A
August 31 Gauntlet Legends N/A N64 N/A N/A N/A
August 31 Jet Moto 3 N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
August 31 Madden NFL 2000 Yes PS1 N64 N/A N/A N/A
August 31 Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear Yes PS1 (2001) DC (2000) GBA (2002) N/A
August 31 Tony Hawk's Pro Skater N/A PS1, N64 (2000) DC (2000) N/A N/A
September 1 Tiny Tank: Up Your Arsenal N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
September 9 Sonic Adventure 2004 N/A DC; GC (2003) N/A N/A
September 9 Soulcalibur N/A N/A DC N/A Yes
September 17 Flight Unlimited III Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
September 22 Resident Evil 3: Nemesis 2000 PS1 DC (2000); GC (2003) N/A N/A
September 28 Homeworld Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
September 30 Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
September 30 Crash Team Racing N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
September 30 Final Fantasy VI N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
September 30 Freespace 2 Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
September 30 Grand Theft Auto 2 Yes PS1 DC (2000) GBC (2000) N/A
September 30 Pac-Man World N/A PS1 N/A GBA (2004) N/A
October 4 Disciples: Sacred Lands Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
October 11 Jet Force Gemini N/A N64 N/A N/A N/A
October 14 Sonic Adventure N/A N/A DC (PAL & Europe) N/A N/A
October 19 Pokémon Yellow: Special Pikachu Edition (North America) N/A N/A N/A GB; GBC N/A
October 29 Rayman 2: The Great Escape October 31 PS1 (2000); N64 DC, PS2 (2000) N/A N/A
October 31 Age of Wonders Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
October 31 Pharaoh Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
October 31 Ballistic N/A PS1 N/A GBC, iOS (2008) 1998
October 31 Septerra Core Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
October 31 South Park: Chef's Luv Shack November 30 N64, PS1 DC N/A N/A
October 31 Spyro 2: Ripto's Rage! N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
November 2 Asheron's Call Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
November 10 Half-Life: Opposing Force Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
November 10 Rippin' Riders Snowboarding N/A N/A DC N/A N/A
November 11 Medal of Honor N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
November 16 Tomorrow Never Dies N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
November 18 Chrono Cross (Japan) N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
November 19 Gabriel Knight 3: Blood of the Sacred, Blood of the Damned Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
November 19 The Longest Journey Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
November 21 Pokémon Gold and Silver (Japan) N/A N/A N/A GBC N/A
November 22 Tomb Raider: The Last Revelation Yes PS1 DC (2000) N/A N/A
November 23 Dark Arms: Beast Busters N/A N/A N/A NGP N/A
November 23 SWAT 3: Close Quarters Battle Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
November 24 Donkey Kong 64 N/A N64 N/A N/A N/A
November 24 Ultima IX: Ascension Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
November 26 Garou: Mark of the Wolves N/A N/A DC (2001); PS2 (2005), Xbox (2009) N/A Yes
November 30 South Park Rally December 31 PS1, N64 (2000) DC (2000) N/A N/A
November 30 Unreal Tournament Yes N/A DC, PS2 (2000) N/A N/A
December Battlezone II: Combat Commander Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
December 2 The Legend of Dragoon (Japan) N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
December 2 Quake III Arena Yes N/A DC, PS2 (2000) N/A N/A
December 11 Gran Turismo 2 N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
December 12 Planescape: Torment Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
December 17 Mario Party 2 (Japan) N/A N64 N/A N/A N/A
December 20 Sonic the Hedgehog Pocket Adventure N/A N/A N/A NGP N/A
December 22 Harvest Moon 64 N/A N64 N/A N/A N/A
December 29 Shenmue (Japan) N/A N/A DC N/A N/A
December 31 Zombie Revenge N/A N/A DC N/A N/A

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  1. ^ IGN Staff (May 4, 1999). "Say Hello to Project Dolphin". IGN. Retrieved October 13, 2013. 
  2. ^ "1999 Winners". 1999 Winners. Retrieved October 13, 2013. 
  3. ^ Kahney, Leander (July 3, 2013). "July 3, 1999: Gobbling Up a Pac-Man Record". Wired. Retrieved October 13, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Dreamcast beats Playstation record". BBC News. November 24, 1999. Retrieved October 13, 2013.