3D accelerated personal computer games matrix,
hardware manufacturer proprietary APIs will be complete lists except 3Dfx Glide and S3 MeTaL
(Glide; MeTaL; QuickDraw 3D; Direct3D and OpenGL are not full list as other columns will be)

The game titles collected and tested by Vetz and some cases contributors like me (Gona).
This is only an overview, a timeline matrix and download page. The project and discussions are here:
VOGONS • View topic - 3D Accelerated Games List (Proprietary APIs - No 3DFX/Direct3D)


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games by time

matrox

MGA

Matrox Impression Plus
Matrox Impression Lite

(using RenderWare 3D API)








Impression Plus
Impression Lite
(IS-ATHENA)




matrox

Millennium

Matrox Millennium













Millennium
(IS-STORM)
(IS-MGA-2064W)



nVIDIA

NVlib
nVIDIA multimedia library












NV1
STG2000
Apple
QD3D

QD3D RAVE
QuickDraw 3D
Rendering
Acceleration
Virtual
Engine

[not full list!]






Creative Labs

3D Blaster

CGL
Creative Graphics Library






Western Digital

Paradise

Paradise Tasmania 3D










ati

3D Rage

Ati 3D

ATI3DCIF
ATI 3D C InterFace
S3

S3d

S3d
S3 3D graphics engine








ViRGE
ViRGE/VX
ViRGE/DX
ViRGE/GX
ViRGE/GX2
ViRGE/MX
VideoLogic

PowerVR

SGL
PowerVR Super Graphics Library



matrox

Mystique

MSI
Matrox Simple Interface





D3D

Direct3D

[not full list!]










rendition

Speedy3D (DOS)
RRedline (Win9x/ME)









Rendition Vérité
(V1000-E)
(V1000L-P)
(V2100)
(V2200)
3Dfx

Glide

[not full list!]




OpenGL

OpenGL

[not full list!]



S3



MeTaL

[not full list!]







3D Blaster (VLB)
(CT6200)
3D Blaster PCI
(CT6240)
(CT6260)
3D Rage
3D Rage LT
3D Rage II
3D Rage II+DVD
3D Rage Pro
3D Rage IIC
Rage LT Pro
Rage XL
Midas 3 PCX1 PCX2 PowerVR 250
(Neon 250)
Matrox Mystique
(IS-MGA-1064SG-D)
Matrox Mystique 220
(IS-MGA-1064SG-G)
(IS-MGA-1064SG-H)
(IS-MGA-1164SG-A)
Glide (PC) Glide (Mac) OpenGL
(Windows)
OpenGL
(PC/Linux)
OpenGL
(Mac OS classic)
Icehawk
(by Amorphous Designs)
Bundled with the
Matrox Impression Plus as part of the "MGA 3D-SuperPack".
File date:
1994-Nov-04
OS: DOS
Spectre MGA
(by Velocity)
[based on the game Spectre VR]
Bundled with the
Matrox Impression Plus as part of the "MGA 3D-SuperPack".
File date:
1994-Dec-05
OS: DOS
戦闘 Sentō
(by 47-Tek, Inc.)
Bundled with the
Matrox Impression Plus as part of the "MGA 3D-SuperPack"
and retail release combo along with Creep Clash.
File date:
1994-Dec-05
OS: DOS
Creep Clash
(by 47-Tek, Inc.)
Retail release combo along with Sentō.
OS: DOS
NASCAR Racing
(by Papyrus Design Group, Inc.)
Bundled with the Matrox Millennium. Retail release with the CD-ROM version of the game. Considerable increase in speed over software rendering but no difference in image quality.
Released:
1995-Jun
OS: DOS
Bundled with Diamond Edge 3D.
File date:
1995-Oct-24
Released:
1995-Nov-07
OS: Win9x/ME
Bundled.
File date:
1995-Oct-19
Released:
1995-Nov-13
OS: DOS
Virtua Fighter Remix
(by SEGA Enterprises, Ltd.)
Bundled with Diamond Edge 3D and "3D Multimedia".
File date:
1995-Oct-24
Released:
1995-Nov-07
OS: Win9x/ME
Panzer Dragoon
(by SEGA Enterprises, Ltd.)
Bundled with Diamond Edge 3D and "3D Multimedia".
Released:
1995-Nov-07
OS: Win9x/ME
Descent: Destination Saturn
(by Parallax Software Corp.)
[This is a demo version of Descent with only the 15 first levels.]
Bundled with early versions of Diamond Edge 3D.
Released:
1995-Nov-07
OS: Win9x/ME
Daytona USA
(by SEGA Enterprises, Ltd.)
Bundled with "3D Multimedia" and Japanese retail release (HCJ-0110).
OS: Win9x/ME
Havoc
(by Reality Bytes, Inc.)
Retail release support.
File date:
1995-Oct-30
1st RAVE accelerator released:
1995-Nov-13
OS: Mac OS classic
Bundled with some S3 Virge cards as part of the "S3d™ Game Pak".
File date:
1996-Jun-20
OS: Win9x/ME
Flight Unlimited
(by Looking Glass Technologies, Inc.)
Bundled.
File date:
1995-Oct-23
Released:
1995-Nov-13
OS: DOS
Bundled.
File date:
1996-Aug-19
OS: DOS
OEM release with Compaq Presario computers with PowerVR card installed (Midas3 / PCX1)
OS: DOS
?
testing compatibility needed
Rebel Moon
(by Fenris Wolf Ltd.)
Bundled.
File date:
1995-Oct-25
Released:
1995-Nov-13
OS: DOS
Bundled.
File date:
1996-Aug-26
OS: DOS
Bundled with Creative 3D Blaster PCI cards.
(The exe contains both CGL and Speedy3D strings, you can select between the two API in the game.)
File date:
1996-Aug-26
OS: DOS
Magic Carpet Plus
(by Bullfrog Productions Ltd.)
Bundled.
File date:
1995-Oct-27
Released:
1995-Nov-13
OS: DOS
HI-OCTANE
(by Bullfrog Productions Ltd.)
Bundled.
File date:
1995-Nov-06
Released:
1995-Nov-13
OS: DOS
Battle Arena Toshinden
(by Tamsoft Corporation)
Retail release support.
File date:
(v2.1) 1996-May-07
OS: Win9x/ME
Retail release support.
File date:
(v2.1) 1996-May-07
OS: DOS
Patch available for retail release.
File date:
1996-Aug-20
OS: DOS
Patch available for retail release.
File date:
1997-Jan-27
OS: DOS
(crash) Patch available for retail release.
File date:
1996-Aug-20
OS: DOS
Actua Soccer
aka VR Soccer '96
aka VR Soccer '96 3D
(by Gremlin Interactive, Ltd.)
Retail release support.
File date:
1997-Mar-13
OS: Mac OS classic
Support included in late versions and the MMX version of the retail release. (The MMX version has the same "SOC3DB.EXE" for the 3D Blaster that not supports MMX.)
Unofficial patch available.
File date:
1996-Jul-17
OS: DOS
Full version bundled with the ATI 3D XPRESSION in Europe.
File date:
?
OS: Win9x/ME
OEM bundled release with Gateway computers;
PowerVRDirect.com exclusive release
and reatil release.
Unofficial patch available.
File date:
1997-Aug-28
OS: Win9x/ME
?
testing compatibility needed
Patch available for retail release.
File date:
1997-Feb-27
OS: DOS
OEM bundled release (combo along with Whiplash) with HP computers (which use Orchid Righteous card).
Unofficial patch available.
File date:
1996-Aug-22
OS: DOS
Retail release support.
File date:
?
OS: Mac OS classic
Actua Soccer: Semi-Finals
aka VR Soccer '96: Semi-Finals
aka Actua Soccer: Semifinals 3D
aka VR Soccer '96: Semifinals 3D
(by Gremlin Interactive, Ltd.)
[Shortened version of the Actua Soccer]
OEM bundled release with IBM computers.
File date:
1996-Oct-16
OS: Win9x/ME
Bundled with some S3 Virge cards as part of the "S3d™ Game Pak"
File date:
1996-Jun-14
OS: DOS
Bundled with early Orchid Righteous cards (CD version 1.00).
File date:
1996-Aug-23
OS: DOS
Actua Soccer: Club Edition
aka 3D Soccer
aka Club Soccer
(by Gremlin Interactive, Ltd.)
[Re-edition of the Actua Soccer]
Patch available for retail release.
File date:
1997-Dec-03
OS: Win9x/ME
?
testing compatibility needed
Battle Race
aka BattleRace
(by Soft Enterprises)
note: Soft Enterprises later made a remake of their game called Battle Race 3D using OpenGL API, released in 2000.
Retail release support.
Patch 1.01
Patch 1.04
File date:
1996-Jun-26
OS: DOS
Retail release support.
Patch 1.01
Patch 1.04
File date:
1996-Jun-26
OS: DOS
Virtua Cop
aka Virtua Squad
(by SEGA Enterprises, Ltd.)
Retail release support.
Released:
1996-Oct-25 (Jp)
OS: Win9x/ME

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