Blizzard makes classics The Lost Vikings and Rock ‘n Roll Racing available




Blizzard has Windows versions of classics The Lost Vikings, Rock ‘n Roll Racing Blackthorne and put online. The three games from the early 90s are free to download. To play the games is just a free account.

Without prior notice appears Blizzard three of his oldest games free to offer through, the portal’s own studio. If a account can download the three games. The Lost Vikings and Rock ‘n Roll Racing are only available for Windows, Blackthorne also runs on OS X.

The three games date back to the early days of the studio, which began under the name Silicon & Synapse in 1991. That same year the studio produced his first game off; RPM Racing for the SNES. The Lost Vikings 1992 is the second game of the studio and released for SNES, Amiga, GBA, Genesis and MS-DOS. A year later, Rock ‘n Roll Racing, reappeared for SNES, Genesis and GBA, but not for MS-DOS. Only then the studio would take the name Blizzard Entertainment. The first game that delivered under that name, was Blackthorne, which appeared in 1994 for SNES, GBA, MS-DOS and Mac OS. According fansite BlizzPro it to Rock ‘n Roll Racing for a stripped down version of the game, with only three tracks and a portion of the original music. It is not clear whether Blizzard intends to also release it. The rest of the game,

Blizzard had at that time not yet the reputation it has today. The major successes with games such as Warcraft, Diablo and Starcraft were yet to come. The gameplay of the three classics also differs considerably from the games that Blizzard would achieve. The great successes For example, The Lost Vikings a 2D side-scroller, Rock ‘n Roll Racing is a 2D racing game in which drivers could use weapons to expel competitors off the track and Blackthorne is a 2D platform game


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