1998 in video gaming

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List of years in video gaming

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Notable releases[edit]

Video game platforms
GBC Game Boy Color
N64 Nintendo 64
PS1 PlayStation
Sat Sega Saturn
Win Microsoft Windows
DC Dreamcast
Notable releases of the year 1998
Release Title Windows 5th Gen 6th Gen Handheld Arcade
January 12 Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes N/A PS1 DC (1999) N/A Yes
January 21 Resident Evil 2 1999 PS1; N64 (1999) DC (1999); GC (2003) N/A N/A
January 28 Final Fantasy Tactics N/A PS1 N/A PSP (2007); iOS (2011); Android (2015) N/A
January 29 Bomberman World N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
January 29 Bust a Groove N/A PS1 N/A N/A Yes
January 31 Skullmonkeys N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
February 9 James Bond 007 N/A N/A N/A GB N/A
February 11 Xenogears N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
February 24 Gex: Enter the Gecko September 30 PS1; N64 (August 1) N/A GBC (December 1) N/A
February 26 Tenchu: Stealth Assassins N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
February 28 Battlezone Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
February 28 Star Wars: Rebellion Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
March 1 Yoshi's Story N/A N64 N/A N/A N/A
March 13 World Cup 98 April 30 PS1; N64 (May 18) N/A GB (March 13) N/A
March 19 Descent: FreeSpace – The Great War Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
March 19 Real Bout Fatal Fury 2 N/A N/A N/A N/A Yes
March 25 Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit October 12 PS1 N/A N/A N/A
March 31 SaGa Frontier N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
March 31 StarCraft Yes N64 (2000) N/A N/A N/A
March 31 Blasto N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
March 31 1080° Snowboarding N/A N64 N/A N/A N/A
April 7 Warhammer: Dark Omen Yes PS1 (April 7) N/A N/A N/A
April 30 Might and Magic VI: The Mandate of Heaven Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
April 30 Panzer Dragoon Saga N/A Sat N/A N/A N/A
April 30 Point Blank N/A PS1 PS2 DS (2005) 1994
April 30 Unreal Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
May 5 Einhänder N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
May 12 Gran Turismo N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
May 31 Jersey Devil Yes PS1 N/A N/A N/A
June 4 Vigilante 8 N/A PS1; N64 (1999) N/A GBC (2000) N/A
June 11 X-Men vs. Street Fighter N/A PS1; Sat (1997) N/A N/A 1996
June 12 Wetrix 1999 N64 DC (2000) GBC (1999) N/A
June 29 Banjo-Kazooie N/A N64 N/A N/A N/A
June 30 N2O: Nitrous Oxide 2015 PS1 N/A N/A N/A
July 14 F-Zero X N/A N64 N/A N/A N/A
July 30 Star Ocean: The Second Story N/A PS1 N/A PSP (2008); PSVita (2015) N/A
July 31 Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
July 31 Heart of Darkness August 31 PS1 N/A N/A N/A
July 31 Iggy's Reckin' Balls N/A N64 N/A N/A N/A
August 21 Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Yes N64 (November 17); PS1 (November 23) DC (2000) GBC (2000) N/A
August 31 Mega Man Legends 2001 PS1; N64 (2000) N/A PSP (2005) N/A
September 9 Parasite Eve N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
September 9 Spyro the Dragon N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
September 14 Resident Evil: Director's Cut - Dual Shock Version N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
September 28 Pokémon Red and Blue N/A N/A N/A GB N/A
September 30 Caesar III Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
September 30 Delta Force Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
September 30 Fallout 2 Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
September 30 Shogo: Mobile Armor Division Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
September 30 G-Darius 2000 PS1 N/A N/A 1997
September 30 Rogue Trip: Vacation 2012 N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
October 1 MediEvil N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
October 17 Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus Yes PS1 N/A N/A N/A
October 20 Body Harvest N/A N64 N/A N/A N/A
October 21 Metal Gear Solid 2000 PS1 N/A N/A N/A
October 21 Turok 2: Seeds of Evil 1999 N64 N/A N/A N/A
October 30 Grim Fandango Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
October 30 Heretic 2 Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
October 31 Age of Empires: The Rise of Rome Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
October 31 Blood II: The Chosen Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
October 31 Crash Bandicoot: Warped N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
October 31 SiN Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
October 31 Apocalypse N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
October 31 No One Can Stop Mr. Domino! N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A
November 1 Red Comrades Save the Galaxy Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
November 10 Rush 2: Extreme Racing USA N/A N64 N/A N/A N/A
November 19 Half-Life Yes N/A PS2 (2001) N/A N/A
November 20 Tomb Raider III Yes PS1 N/A N/A N/A
November 21 Dance Dance Revolution N/A PS1 (1999) N/A N/A Yes
November 23 The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time N/A N64 GC (2002) N/A N/A
November 30 StarCraft: Brood War Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
November 30 Thief: The Dark Project Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
November 30 Starsiege: Tribes Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
December 3 Star Wars: Rogue Squadron Yes N64 (December 7) N/A N/A N/A
December 4 Magic and Mayhem Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
December 12 Falcon 4.0 Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
December 12 South Park 1999 N64; PS1 (1999) N/A N/A N/A
December 17 Suikoden II 2003 PS1 N/A N/A N/A
December 20 The Settlers III Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
December 21 Baldur's Gate Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
December 23 Chocobo's Dungeon 2 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
December 23 Sonic Adventure 2003 N/A DC; GC (2003) N/A N/A
December 28 Myth II: Soulblighter Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A
December 31 Akuji the Heartless N/A PS1 N/A N/A N/A

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Attendance and Stats". IGN. Retrieved May 21, 2015.