1998 in video gaming

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Name Release Date Category Region(s) Platform(s)
'89 Dennou Kyuusei Uranai December 10, 1998 Video Game Japan Family Computer
101: The Airborne Invasion of Normandy September 30, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
1080° Snowboarding October 9, 1998 Video Game Europe Nintendo 64
1080° Snowboarding March 31, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
1080° Snowboarding February 28, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
64 Trump Collection: Alice no Waku Waku Trump World August 7, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
8 Eyes September 27, 1998 Video Game Japan Family Computer
A2 Racer II 1998 Video Game Europe Microsoft Windows
AbalaBurn August 20, 1998 Video Game Japan PlayStation
Action Quake 2 November 12, 1998 Mod International Mac OS, BeOS, GNU/Linux, Microsoft Windows
Actua Golf 2 1998 Video Game Europe Microsoft Windows
Actua Golf 2 May 31, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Actua Ice Hockey 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Actua Soccer 3 December 4, 1998 Video Game International Microsoft Windows
Addiction Pinball 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation, Microsoft Windows
Advan Racing 1998 Video Game International PlayStation
Advan Racing 1998 Video Game Japan PlayStation
AeroGauge April 30, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Age of Empires: The Rise of Rome October 31, 1998 Expansion North America Microsoft Windows
Air Boarder 64 November, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Air Boarder 64 March 27, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
All Star Tennis 99 November, 1998 Video Game Europe PlayStation
Anno 1602: Creation of a New World September 24, 1998 Video Game Europe Microsoft Windows
Armed Police Batrider 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Armored Core July, 1998 Video Game Europe PlayStation
Army Men 1998 Video Game Europe Microsoft Windows
Army Men April 30, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Asghan: The Dragon Slayer December, 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Asura Blade: Sword of Dynasty 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Automobili Lamborghini May 29, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
Axis & Allies September, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Ayakashi Ninden Kunoichiban April 9, 1998 Video Game Japan Saturn
Azure Dreams December, 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Azure Dreams June 30, 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
Back Track 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Bakushō Jinsei 64: Mezase! Resort Ō December 24, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
Baldur's Gate November 30, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Bang! 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Banjo-Kazooie July 17, 1998 Video Game Europe Nintendo 64
Banjo-Kazooie June 29, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Banjo-Kazooie December 6, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
Baroque May 21, 1998 Video Game Japan Saturn
BattleTanx December 31, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64, Game Boy Color
Battlezone (1998) February 28, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Beast Wars May 31, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows, macOS
Bio F.R.E.A.K.S. September, 1998 Video Game Europe PlayStation
Bio F.R.E.A.K.S. 1998 Video Game North America Arcade
Black Dahlia February 28, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Bloobs 1998 Video Game International Microsoft Windows
Blood II: The Chosen October 31, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Bloody Roar March, 1998 Video Game Europe PlayStation
Body Harvest September 30, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Bomberman Fantasy Race August 6, 1998 Video Game Japan PlayStation
Bomberman Hero August 31, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Bomberman Hero April 30, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
Bomberman Quest 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Bomberman Quest December 24, 1998 Video Game Japan Game Boy Color
Bomberman Wars April 16, 1998 Video Game Japan Undefined
Bomberman World September 22, 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
Bomberman World January 29, 1998 Video Game Japan PlayStation
Brave Fencer Musashi October 31, 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
Brave Fencer Musashi July 16, 1998 Video Game Japan PlayStation
Breath of Fire III October, 1998 Video Game Europe PlayStation
Breath of Fire III April 30, 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
Brian Lara Cricket '99 December 8, 1998 Video Game Europe PlayStation
Brian Lara Cricket '99 December 8, 1998 Video Game Australia PlayStation
Brigandine April 2, 1998 Video Game Japan PlayStation
Brunswick Circuit Pro Bowling August 30, 1998 Video Game North America Undefined
Buck Bumble August 30, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Burning Rangers June, 1998 Video Game Europe Saturn
Burning Rangers May 31, 1998 Video Game North America Saturn
Burning Rangers February 26, 1998 Video Game Japan Saturn
Bushido Blade February 1, 1998 Video Game Europe PlayStation
Bushido Blade February 1, 1998 Video Game Australia PlayStation
Bushido Blade 2 October 27, 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
Bust-A-Move 2 Arcade Edition April 30, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64, PlayStation, Saturn, Game Boy, Microsoft Windows
Cabela's Big Game Hunter February 15, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Cabela's Big Game Hunter II 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Cabela's Big Game Hunter II: Open Season 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
California Speed 1998 Video Game Europe Arcade
California Speed 1998 Video Game North America Arcade
Captain Commando September 17, 1998 Video Game Japan PlayStation
Carmageddon II: Carpocalypse Now November 30, 1998 Video Game International Undefined
CarnEvil October 31, 1998 Video Game International Arcade
Carnivores 1998 Video Game Europe Microsoft Windows
Carnivores November 30, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Castlevania (1998) December 31, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Castlevania Legends 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Castlevania Legends March 11, 1998 Video Game International Game Boy
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night June 25, 1998 Video Game Japan Saturn
Centre Court Tennis October 9, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
Chameleon Twist 2 December 25, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
Chaos Overlords February 17, 1998 Video Game Europe Undefined
Chaos Overlords February 17, 1998 Video Game Japan Undefined
Chess-it! 1998 Video Game International Microsoft Windows
Chopper Attack June 17, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Choro Q 64 July 17, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
Circuit Breakers July 19, 1998 Video Game Europe PlayStation
Circuit Breakers July 30, 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
Clay Fighter 63⅓ May 15, 1998 Video Game North America Undefined
ClayFighter: Sculptor's Cut May 1, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Clock Tower 2: The Struggle Within March 12, 1998 Video Game Japan PlayStation
Close Combat III: The Russian Front December 31, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Colin McRae Rally July, 1998 Video Game Europe PlayStation
Combat Flight Simulator WWII Europe Series 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Command & Conquer: Red Alert - Retaliation August 28, 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
Command & Conquer: Red Alert - The Arsenal 1998 Bundle North America MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows
Command & Conquer: Worldwide Warfare 1998 Bundle North America Microsoft Windows
Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines July 1, 1998 Video Game North America Windows, OS X
Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped December, 1998 Video Game Europe PlayStation
Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped October 31, 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped December, 1998 Video Game Japan PlayStation
Cruis'n World August 31, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Cult 1998 Video Game International Microsoft Windows
Cyvern: The Dragon Weapons 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Dance Dance Revolution August 12, 1998 Video Game North America Xbox, PlayStation, GameCube, Arcade
Dance Dance Revolution November 21, 1998 Video Game Japan Xbox, PlayStation, GameCube, Arcade
Dance Dance Revolution (1998) November 21, 1998 Video Game Japan Arcade
Dangun Feveron September 25, 1998 Video Game International Arcade
Dangun Feveron September 17, 1998 Video Game Japan Arcade
Dark Reign: Rise of the Shadowhand March 31, 1998 Expansion North America Microsoft Windows
Daytona USA 2 May, 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Dead or Alive July, 1998 Video Game Europe PlayStation
Dead or Alive March 31, 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
Dead or Alive March 12, 1998 Video Game Japan PlayStation
Deadlock II: Shrine Wars February 28, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Deadlock: Planetary Conquest February 18, 1998 Video Game Europe Microsoft Windows, Mac OS
Deadlock: Planetary Conquest February 18, 1998 Video Game Japan Microsoft Windows, Mac OS
Deadly Arts September 30, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Deathtrap Dungeon March 19, 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
Deer Avenger January 1, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Delta Force November 1, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Dezaemon 3D June 6, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
Diablo April, 1998 Video Game Europe PlayStation
Diablo 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
Diablo July 9, 1998 Video Game Japan PlayStation
Diablo: Hellfire 1998 Expansion Europe Microsoft Windows, macOS
Divi-Dead 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Dominion: Storm Over Gift 3 June, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
DOOM 1998 Video Game North America Amiga
Doraemon 2: Nobita to Hikari no Shinden December 11, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
Dragon Force II Kamisarishi Daichi ni April 2, 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Dual Heroes October 31, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Duke Nukem 3D October 12, 1998 Video Game Brazil Mega Drive
Duke Nukem: Time to Kill September 30, 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
Dune 2000 September, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows, PlayStation
DX-Ball 2 December 21, 1998 Video Game International Microsoft Windows
Dynamite Cop June 1, 1998 Video Game Japan Undefined
Ehrgeiz: God Bless the Ring 1998 Video Game Japan Arcade
Einhänder May 5, 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
Elmo's Letter Adventure October 16, 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
Enemy Zero 1998 Video Game Europe Microsoft Windows
Enemy Zero November 28, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Enemy Zero November 28, 1998 Video Game Japan Microsoft Windows
ESP Ra.De. 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Extreme-G May 29, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
Extreme-G 2 December 4, 1998 Video Game Europe Undefined
Extreme-G 2 October 7, 1998 Video Game North America Undefined
Extreme-G 2 December 4, 1998 Video Game Australia Undefined
F-1 World Grand Prix July 31, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
F-Zero X November 6, 1998 Video Game Europe Nintendo 64
F-Zero X October 26, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
F-Zero X July 14, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
Falcon 4.0 December 12, 1998 Video Game Europe Undefined
Fallout 2: A Post Nuclear Role Playing Game 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Fantastic Four 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Fatal Relations 1998 Video Game Japan Microsoft Windows
FIFA 99 November 30, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64, PlayStation, Microsoft Windows
FIFA: Road to World Cup 98 May 14, 1998 Video Game Japan PlayStation
Fighter's Destiny January 31, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Fighting Force February, 1998 Video Game Europe Microsoft Windows
Fighting Force 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Final Fantasy Legend II December 31, 1998 Video Game United States Game Boy
Final Fantasy V March 19, 1998 Video Game Japan PlayStation
Flesh Feast 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Flying Dragon August 31, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Forsaken June 3, 1998 Video Game Europe Undefined
Forsaken April 30, 1998 Video Game North America Undefined
Forsaken 64 April 30, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Fox Sports College Hoops '99 October 31, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Frogger 1998 Video Game North America Genesis
Future Cop: LAPD August 31, 1998 Video Game International PlayStation
Game Boy Wars Turbo 1998 Video Game Japan Game Boy, Super Game Boy
Get Medieval August 22, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Getter Love!: Chō Renai Party Game Tanjō December 8, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
Gex 64: Enter the Gecko January, 1998 Video Game Europe PlayStation
Gex 64: Enter the Gecko January 31, 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
Gex 64: Enter the Gecko September 10, 1998 Video Game Japan PlayStation
Glover October 31, 1998 Video Game North America Undefined
Goemon's Great Adventure September 15, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Gold Nugget 64 December 1, 1998 Video Game North America Undefined
Golden Nugget 64 December 1, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Gradius IV February, 1998 Video Game Japan Undefined
Gradius IV Fukkatsu February, 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Gran Turismo May 8, 1998 Video Game Europe PlayStation
Gran Turismo May 12, 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
Grand Prix Legends 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Grand Theft Auto February 28, 1998 Video Game North America MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows
Grand Theft Auto August 27, 1998 Video Game Japan PlayStation
GT 64: Championship Edition April 14, 1998 Video Game Europe Nintendo 64
GT 64: Championship Edition August 31, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
GT 64: Championship Edition October 30, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
Guardian's Crusade September 23, 1998 Video Game Japan PlayStation
Gunbird 2 December, 1998 Video Game Japan Arcade
Half-Life November 8, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Hard Edge December 3, 1998 Video Game Japan PlayStation
Hardcore 4X4 June 15, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Harley-Davidson & L.A. Riders March, 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Haunted Castle November, 1998 Video Game Europe Undefined
Hexplore 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Hey You, Pikachu! December 12, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
Hugo 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Iggy's Reckin' Balls August 28, 1998 Video Game Europe Nintendo 64
Iggy's Reckin' Balls August 24, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Iggy's Reckin' Balls August 28, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
Incoming March 23, 1998 Video Game Europe Microsoft Windows
Incoming July 9, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Incoming March 23, 1998 Video Game Japan Microsoft Windows
Industry Giant April 14, 1998 Video Game Europe Microsoft Windows
Industry Giant April 14, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
International Cricket Captain 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
International Rally Championship July, 1998 Video Game United Kingdom PlayStation
International Rally Championship July 3, 1998 Video Game France PlayStation
International Superstar Soccer '98 September 1, 1998 Video Game Europe Nintendo 64
International Superstar Soccer '98 September 15, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
International Superstar Soccer '98 June 4, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
Interstate '76 Nitro Pack February 28, 1998 Expansion North America Microsoft Windows
Jade Cocoon: Story of the Tamamayu November 30, 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
Jade Cocoon: Story of the Tamamayu December 3, 1998 Video Game Japan PlayStation
Jane's IAF: Israeli Air Force 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Jane's WWII Fighters November 30, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Jeff Wayne's The War of the Worlds 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Jeopardy! 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Jersey Devil May 21, 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 5 March 26, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure 1998 Video Game North America Arcade
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure 1998 Video Game Japan Arcade
JumpStart Adventures 6th Grade: Mission Earthquest 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows, Mac OS
JumpStart Baby (1998) 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows, Mac OS
JumpStart Kindergarten (1998) 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows, Mac OS
JumpStart Math for Kindergartners 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows, Mac OS
JumpStart Music 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows, Mac OS
JumpStart Numbers 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows, Mac OS
JumpStart Reading for Second Graders 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows, Mac OS
JumpStart Spelling 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows, Mac OS
Jurassic Park: Trespasser October 28, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Kagero: Deception II September 10, 1998 Video Game Europe PlayStation
Kagero: Deception II September 30, 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
Kagero: Deception II July 23, 1998 Video Game Japan PlayStation
King's Quest VIII: The Mask of Eternity December, 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Kiratto Kaiketsu! 64 Tanteidan October 23, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
Kirby's Dream Land 3 March 27, 1998 Video Game Japan Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Knife Edge: Nose Gunner November 10, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Knife Edge: Nose Gunner November 27, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
Kobe Bryant in NBA Courtside June 10, 1998 Video Game Europe Nintendo 64
Kobe Bryant in NBA Courtside April 1, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Kotobuki 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Legend of Fairies 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Legend of Legaia October 29, 1998 Video Game Japan PlayStation
Leisure Suit Larry's Casino June 30, 1998 Video Game North America Windows
Libero Grande 1998 Video Game Europe PlayStation
Libero Grande November 26, 1998 Video Game Japan PlayStation
Lineage September 3, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows, Mac OS
Lode Runner 2 September 30, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Lord Monarch December 23, 1998 Video Game Japan PlayStation
Lunar: Silver Star Story Complete May 28, 1998 Video Game Japan PlayStation
Madden NFL 99 July 31, 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
Magical Tetris Challenge 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Magical Tetris Challenge November 20, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
Major League Baseball Featuring Ken Griffey, Jr. May 25, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Mario no Photopi December 2, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
Mario Party December 18, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
Maximum Force March, 1998 Video Game Europe PlayStation
MechCommander 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
MediEvil October 9, 1998 Video Game Europe PlayStation
MediEvil October 30, 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
Mega Man Legends December 4, 1998 Video Game Europe PlayStation
Mega Man Legends August 31, 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
Metal Gear Solid September 30, 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
Metal Gear Solid September 3, 1998 Video Game Japan PlayStation
Metal Slug 2 April 2, 1998 Video Game North America Neo Geo
Metal Slug 2 February 23, 1998 Video Game Japan Arcade
Microsoft Pinball Arcade December 15, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Mike Piazza's Strike Zone June 16, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Milo's Astro Lanes 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Mission: Impossible July, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Mitsumete Knight R Daibouken hen November 26, 1998 Video Game Japan PlayStation
Monster Truck Madness 2 April 30, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Montezuma's Return February 9, 1998 Video Game Europe Undefined
Montezuma's Return October 10, 1998 Video Game North America Undefined
Morita Shogi 64 April 3, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
Mortal Kombat 4 September 15, 1998 Video Game Europe Nintendo 64
Mortal Kombat 4 June 23, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Mortal Kombat Mythologies: Sub-Zero February 12, 1998 Video Game Europe Nintendo 64
Moto Racer 2 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Motorhead September 30, 1998 Video Game North America Undefined
Motorhead April, 1998 Video Game United Kingdom Undefined
Mystical Ninja: Starring Goemon April 16, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Myth II: Soulblighter November 30, 1998 Video Game North America Undefined
Myth: The Fallen Lords February 2, 1998 Video Game Europe macOS, Microsoft Windows
Nagano Winter Olympics '98 January 29, 1998 Video Game North America Undefined
NAM July 31, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Nanosaur December 1, 1998 Video Game North America macOS
NASCAR 99 September 11, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
NBA Jam '99 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64, Game Boy Color
NCAA Football 99 August 6, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows, PlayStation
NCAA March Madness 98 February 28, 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
NCAA March Madness 99 November 30, 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit September 27, 1998 Video Game Europe Microsoft Windows, PlayStation
Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit September 27, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Nettou Real Bout Garou Densetsu Special - Dead Heat Fighters March 27, 1998 Video Game Japan Game Boy
New Japan Pro Wrestling: Toukon Retsuden - Brave Spirits January 4, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
New Japan Pro Wrestling: Toukon Road 2 - The Next Generation December 26, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
NFL Blitz September 10, 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation, Nintendo 64
NFL Blitz '99 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
NFL Quarterback Club '99 November, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
NHL '99 September 30, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64, Microsot Windows
NHL 98 1998 Video Game Europe Saturn
NHL 98 January 14, 1998 Video Game North America Saturn
NHL 99 November 30, 1998 Video Game Europe Nintendo 64
NHL 99 September 28, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows, PlayStation
NHL Breakaway 98 February 26, 1998 Video Game Europe Nintendo 64
NHL Breakaway 98 February 26, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
NHL Breakaway 99 December, 1998 Video Game Europe Nintendo 64
NHL Breakaway 99 November 27, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Nightlong: Union City Conspiracy 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Nuclear Strike February 2, 1998 Video Game Europe Microsoft Windows
Nuclear Strike February 2, 1998 Video Game Australia Microsoft Windows
Nuclear Strike February 2, 1998 Video Game Japan Microsoft Windows
Nushi Tsuri 64 November 27, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
O.D.T. 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus November, 1998 Video Game Europe Microsoft Windows, PlayStation
Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus November, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows, PlayStation
Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus November, 1998 Video Game Australia Microsoft Windows, PlayStation
Off Road Challenge June 30, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Olympic Hockey Nagano '98 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Olympic Hockey Nagano '98 February 23, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Olympic Hockey Nagano '98 July 16, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
Pachinko 365 Hi May 29, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
Pachinko Sexy Reaction 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Pajama Sam 2: Thunder and Lightning Aren't so Frightening 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Panzer Dragoon Saga June 5, 1998 Video Game Europe Saturn
Panzer Dragoon Saga April 30, 1998 Video Game North America Saturn
Panzer Dragoon Saga June 5, 1998 Video Game Australia Saturn
Panzer Dragoon Saga January 29, 1998 Video Game Japan Saturn
Parasite Eve September 8, 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
Parasite Eve March 29, 1998 Video Game Japan PlayStation
Parodius March 19, 1998 Video Game Japan PlayStation
Phobia II August 17, 1998 Video Game International Microsoft Windows
Point Blank July, 1998 Video Game Europe PlayStation
Point Blank April 30, 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
Pokémon Blue Version September 28, 1998 Video Game North America Game Boy
Pokémon Blue Version October 23, 1998 Video Game Australia Game Boy
Pokémon Red Version September 28, 1998 Video Game North America Game Boy
Pokémon Red Version October 23, 1998 Video Game Australia Game Boy
Pokémon Stadium (1998) August 1, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
Pokémon Trading Card Game December 18, 1998 Video Game Japan Game Boy Color
Pokémon Yellow Version: Special Pikachu Edition September 12, 1998 Video Game Japan Game Boy
Power Drift February 26, 1998 Video Game Japan Saturn
Powerslide December 7, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Puchi Carat 1998 Video Game Japan PlayStation
Puyo Puyo SUN 1998 Video Game Japan Game Boy
Puzz Loop 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Puzzle Bobble 4 1998 Video Game Europe Game Boy Color
Puzzle Bobble 4 1998 Video Game North America Game Boy Color
Puzzle Bobble 4 1998 Video Game Japan Game Boy Color
Quake 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Quake II Mission Pack: Ground Zero September 1, 1998 Expansion International Microsoft Windows
Quake II Mission Pack: The Reckoning May 31, 1998 Expansion International Microsoft Windows
Queen: The eYe 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Quest 64 September 30, 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Quest for Glory V: Dragon Fire 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
R.C. Pro-Am October, 1998 Video Game United Kingdom Nintendo Entertainment System
Rage of Mages April, 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Rage of Mages September 30, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Raiden Fighters Jet 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Railroad Tycoon II 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Rakuga Kids December 4, 1998 Video Game Europe Nintendo 64
Rakuga Kids July 23, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
Rampage: World Tour 1998 Video Game North America Game Boy Color, Nintendo 64
Reader Rabbit 1st Grade 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows, Mac OS
Reader Rabbit 2nd Grade 1998 Video Game North America
Real Bout Garou Densetsu Special: Dominated Mind 1998 Video Game Japan PlayStation
Resident Evil 2 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64, PlayStation, Microsoft Windows
Return Fire 2 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Rhapsody: A Musical Adventure December 17, 1998 Video Game Japan PlayStation
Rival Schools: United By Fate November, 1998 Video Game Europe PlayStation
Rival Schools: United By Fate September 30, 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
Rival Schools: United By Fate July 30, 1998 Video Game Japan PlayStation
Riven February, 1998 Video Game Europe PlayStation
Robotron 64 January 6, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Rugrats: Search for Reptar October 31, 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
Rush 2: Extreme Racing USA November 10, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Ruthless.com November 30, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
S.C.A.R.S. November 30, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
San Francisco Rush: Extreme Racing April 2, 1998 Video Game Europe PlayStation
Sanitarium April 30, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
SEGA Bass Fishing 1998 Video Game North America Arcade
SEGA Touring Car Championship 1998 Video Game Japan Microsoft Windows
Shadow Warrior: Twin Dragon July 4, 1998 Expansion North America DOS
Shining Force III June 2, 1998 Video Game Europe Saturn
Shining Force III May 31, 1998 Video Game North America Saturn
Shinme! Taisen Pazurudama: Toukon Marutama Machi March 26, 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Sid Meier's Antietam! 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
SimSafari March 15, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows, Mac OS
SiN November 4, 1998 Video Game North America Windows
Snowboard Kids March 16, 1998 Video Game Europe Nintendo 64, PlayStation
Snowboard Kids March 15, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64, PlayStation
Sonic Adventure December 23, 1998 Video Game Japan Dreamcast
Sonic R November, 1998 Video Game Europe Microsoft Windows
Sonic R November 11, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Sonic R December 11, 1998 Video Game Japan Microsoft Windows
Sorry! February 28, 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Soukaigi May 28, 1998 Video Game Japan PlayStation
Soulcalibur July 30, 1998 Video Game International Arcade
South Park December 12, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
South Park December 16, 1998 Video Game Australia Nintendo 64
Space Bunnies Must Die! October 31, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Space Girl 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Space Station Silicon Valley 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Spyro the Dragon October, 1998 Video Game Europe PlayStation
Spyro the Dragon September 10, 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
Star Soldier: Vanishing Earth December 15, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Star Soldier: Vanishing Earth July 10, 1998 Video Game Japan Undefined
Star Trek: Starship Creator October, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows, Mac OS
Star Trek: The Game Show February 9, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows, Mac OS
Star Trek: The Next Generation - Klingon Honor Guard 1998 Video Game Europe Microsoft Windows
Star Trek: The Next Generation - Klingon Honor Guard 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Star Trek: The Next Generation - Klingon Honor Guard 1998 Video Game Australia Microsoft Windows
Star Wars Trilogy Arcade 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Star Wars: Droid Works 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Star Wars: Rebellion February 28, 1998 Video Game North America Windows
Star Wars: Rogue Squadron November 11, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
StarCraft April, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows, Mac OS
StarCraft: Brood War December, 1998 Expansion North America Microsoft Windows, Mac OS
StarCraft: Insurrection July 31, 1998 Expansion North America Microsoft Windows
Starshot: Space Circus Fever December 4, 1998 Video Game Europe Undefined
Starsiege: Tribes 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Street Fighter Alpha 2 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Street Fighter Alpha 2 March 12, 1998 Video Game Japan Microsoft Windows
Street Fighter Alpha III 1998 Video Game North America Arcade
Street Fighter Alpha III 1998 Video Game Japan Arcade
Suikoden II December 17, 1998 Video Game Japan PlayStation
Super B-Daman: Battle Phoenix 64 July 4, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
Super Mario Bros. 3 October 23, 1998 Video Game Japan Family Computer
Super Punch-Out (1994) March 1, 1998 Video Game Japan Super Famicom
Super Robot Spirits July 17, 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Super Speed Race 64 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
Susume! Taisen Puzzle-Dama: Tōkon! Marutama Chō March 26, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
Swarm March, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Symbiocom 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
Tales of Phantasia December 23, 1998 Video Game Japan PlayStation
Teraburst 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Tetris 64 November 13, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
The ClueFinders 4th Grade Adventures: Puzzle of the Pyramid 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
The Curse of Monkey Island February 20, 1998 Video Game Europe Microsoft Windows
The F.A. Premier League Football Manager 99 February, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
The Fifth Element September 30, 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
The Final Fantasy Legend December 31, 1998 Video Game United States Game Boy
The King of Fighters Kyo August 26, 1998 Video Game Japan Undefined
The King of Fighters R-1 October 28, 1998 Video Game Japan Undefined
The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening December 15, 1998 Video Game North America Game Boy Color
The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening December 12, 1998 Video Game Japan Game Boy Color
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time December 11, 1998 Video Game Europe Nintendo 64
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time November 23, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time November 23, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
The Settlers III November 30, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Theme Hospital February, 1998 Video Game Europe PSX
Theme Hospital March 31, 1998 Video Game North America PSX
Theme Hospital June 18, 1998 Video Game Japan PSX
Thief: The Dark Project December 3, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Thousand Arms December 17, 1998 Video Game Japan PSX
Three Lions April 17, 1998 Video Game International Microsoft Windows, PlayStation, Game Boy Color
Time Crisis II 1998 Video Game International Arcade
Timon & Pumbaa's Jungle Games March 26, 1998 Video Game Europe Super Nintendo Entertainment System
TOCA 2 Touring Cars December, 1998 Video Game Europe PlayStation
TOCA Touring Car Championship August 29, 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
TOCA Touring Car Championship June 12, 1998 Video Game Japan Microsoft Windows
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six October, 1998 Video Game Europe Microsoft Windows
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six August 21, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Tomb Raider III: Adventures of Lara Croft November 20, 1998 Video Game Europe Microsoft Windows, PlayStation
Tomb Raider III: Adventures of Lara Croft November 20, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows, PlayStation
Tomba! August 1, 1998 Video Game Europe PlayStation
Tomba! July 1, 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
Tomba! August 1, 1998 Video Game Australia PlayStation
Tommi Makinen Rally 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Top Gear Overdrive 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Total Annihilation: Battle Tactics June 30, 1998 Expansion North America Microsoft Windows
Total Annihilation: The Core Contingency April 30, 1998 Expansion North America Undefined
Trespasser October 28, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Turok 2: Seeds of Evil December 11, 1998 Video Game Europe Nintendo 64
Turok 2: Seeds of Evil December 10, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Turok 2: Seeds of Evil December 31, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
Twisted Edge: Extreme Snowboarding November 10, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Twisted Edge: Extreme Snowboarding December 18, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
Twisted Metal III October 31, 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
Unreal April 30, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Uo Poko 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
V-Rally 1998 Video Game Europe Game Boy
V-Rally January 8, 1998 Video Game Japan PlayStation
Vangers 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Vanguard Bandits July 30, 1998 Video Game Japan PlayStation
Viper Racing 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
Virtual Chess 64 July, 1998 Video Game Europe Nintendo 64
Virtual Chess 64 June 10, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Virtual Pool 64 December 17, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Waialae Country Club: True Golf Classics August 24, 1998 Video Game Europe Nintendo 64
Wargasm December 31, 1998 Video Game Europe Microsoft Windows
Wargasm December 31, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate October 31, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Wario Land II 1998 Video Game Europe Game Boy
Wario Land II March 2, 1998 Video Game North America Game Boy
Wario Land II October 21, 1998 Video Game Japan Game Boy Color
Wayne Gretzky's 3D Hockey February 28, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
WCW Nitro June, 1998 Video Game Europe PlayStation
WCW vs. nWo: World Tour February 12, 1998 Video Game Europe Nintendo 64
WCW/nWo Revenge October 26, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Wetrix 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Wetrix November 27, 1998 Video Game Japan Nintendo 64
Wipeout 64 November, 1998 Video Game United States Nintendo 64
World Cup 98 May, 1998 Video Game Europe PlayStation
World Cup 98 March 13, 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
World Cup 98 May 18, 1998 Video Game Europe Nintendo 64
World Cup 98 May 18, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Worms 2 February 11, 1998 Video Game Europe Microsoft Windows
Worms 2 January 13, 1998 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
WWF War Zone 1998 Video Game Undefined Undefined
X-Men vs. Street Fighter 1998 Video Game Europe PlayStation
X-Men vs. Street Fighter June 11, 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
X-Men vs. Street Fighter February 26, 1998 Video Game Japan PlayStation
X-Men: Children of the Atom February, 1998 Video Game Europe PlayStation
X-Men: Children of the Atom March 3, 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
Xenogears October 20, 1998 Video Game North America PlayStation
Xenogears February 11, 1998 Video Game Japan PlayStation
Yoshi's Story May 10, 1998 Video Game PAL Nintendo 64
Yoshi's Story March 1, 1998 Video Game North America Nintendo 64
Youkai Douchuuki February 5, 1998 Video Game Japan PC-Engine

Hardware releases[edit | edit source]

Name Release Date Category Region(s)
Dreamcast November 27, 1998 Home Console Japan
Dreamcast Controller November 27, 1998 Controller Japan
Dreamcast Dial-Up Modem November 27, 1998 Modem Japan
Game Boy Camera 1998 hardware Europe
Game Boy Color November, 1998 Handheld United States
Visual Memory Unit November 27, 1998 Peripheral, Microconsole and Memory Card Japan