Jazz Jackrabbit

Jazz Jackrabbit review — June 1995, US edition

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Every Sunday, Tyler publishes a classic PC Gamer review from the '90s or early 2000s, with his context and commentary followed by the full, original text from the archived issue. More classic reviews here.

It's unbelievable now, but PCs were once seen as less-attractive gaming machines than Nintendo consoles. Heresy! But it's true. I'd probably never preface a review with 200 words of context, but I'm glad our 1995 review of Jazz Jackrabbit gives us some perspective. Sadly, Cliff Bleszinski's new studio is not making a new Jazz Jackrabbit, so we still don't have it that good.

Cliff Bleszinski on the prospect of a new studio: "It's not a matter of if, it's a matter of when and with who."

T.J. Hafer at

Back in October, developer/gaming rock star Cliff Bleszinski announced that he would be leaving Epic Games after 20 years. The question that immediately started circulating was, unsurprisingly, what's next for Cliffy B? In a recent interview with X-Play on G4, he made it clear that his days in game development are far from over.


Cliff Bleszinski leaves Epic Games

Omri Petitte at

In a news update on Epic Games' official site, design director Cliff Bleszinski announced his split from the studio after 20 years shaping venerable franchises such as Unreal, Jazz Jackrabbit, and Gears of War.