5 Great Atari Jaguar Games

5 Great Atari Jaguar Games

Atari. Jaguar. These two words seem to muster up much controversy amongst the mainstream gaming press. “The controller is horrible” they say, or “it’s not really 64-bit.” For those that own a Jag, you know most of the disdain is misguided. The Atari Jaguar is an excellent system with some awesome games. So with that, I present 5 Great Atari Jaguar Games.

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Video Review: Atari Jaguar Controller Review

Video Review: Atari Jaguar Controller Review

Like most things Atari Jaguar related, the controller has been the brunt of many jokes and focus of much ridicule. The three main complaints are that it’s too big, it’s too confusing, and features a strange number pad with outdated overlays. I’m going to give the Atari Jaguar Controller a proper review based on 15 years of actual use.

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Video Review: Zool 2 (Jaguar)

Video Review: Zool 2 (Jaguar)

Zool 2 was released on the Atari Jaguar at the end of 1994, and is a direct sequel to the original title, Zool: Ninja of the Nth Dimension. While the first title was released on most home consoles of the era, Zool 2’s only console port (sans the CD32) was on the Atari Jaguar. I never played either of the Zool titles when they were new in the 90s, so I have no nostalgia for this game at all. So is it any good? Let’s take a look:

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Video Review: Supercross 3D Review (Jaguar)

Supercross 3D was released for the Atari Jaguar on December 20, 1995, and capped off the Jaguar's final holiday season. The game is an ambitious attempt to simulate the sport of Supercross with the use of textured polygons. I came into Supercross 3D with extreme skepticism and very low expectations, as it is one of the lowest rated Atari Jaguar games there are. So is it really that bad?

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