Vigilante 8


Vigilante 8 Box Art

Vigilante 8

The game's storyline is built around an alternate history, in which there was a worldwide oil crisis in the 1970s and the U.S. was on the verge of an economic breakdown. Strikes, riots and crime were rampant, and all available law enforcement were brought to the cities leaving the outlands vulnerable. A foreign multinational oil consortium, Oil Monopoly Alliance Regime (OMAR), was determined to monopolize the world oil trade. The…


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A Retrospective on Vigilante 8: A Beloved Franchise Gone Silent

I first came across Vigilante 8 on a demo disc for the PlayStation 1 (PS1). Like many people at the time, I didn't have internet access and lived in a place with limited exposure to video games. I didn't know...