High Definition PC games became commonly available as early as the mid-to-late 2000s. It was the early era of the 7th home consoles generation, not to mention a time when LCD monitors almost completely replaced CRTs in the PC gaming arena. But what was the first PC title ever to natively support HD resolution (i.e. you could easily go into the game's settings menu and choose the 1280x720 option), be it 720p or 1080p? Some sources and gaming forums state that the first PC games with an HD support were published in 1997/1998 or so-so, but so far I haven't found a proper example of such a game released before the mid 2000s.