Archive for December, 2011

#77 Knight Lore

Posted: 29th December 2011 by Jeroen in Games
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111th played so far Genre: Action Platform: Various Year of Release: 1984 Developer: Ultimate Play the Game Publisher: Ultimate Play the Game And so we dive once again into the sea of old games, this time pulling out Knight Lore, one of the hallmark games by Ultimate Play the Game, the predecessor of Rare games, […]

#319 Tomb Raider

Posted: 25th December 2011 by Mulholland in Games
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110th played so far Genre: Action Platform: PC/Playstation/Sega Saturn Year of Release: 1996 Developer: Core Design Publisher: Eidos Interactive Merry Christmas sports fans Pong and Beyond readers! No, we are not doing a write-up on Christmas Day as we have been busy with presents, dinner and I have been personally been busy thinking of ways […]

#595 Lumines

Posted: 21st December 2011 by Mulholland in Games
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109th played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: PSP Year of Release: 2004 Developer: Q Entertainment Publisher: Bandai, Ubisoft It’s been a long time coming but we have finally gotten around to writing up our first PSP game. We bought this together about four months ago and it has taken some time before we got around […]

#497 Burnout 2: Point of Impact

Posted: 17th December 2011 by Mulholland in Games
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108th played so far Genre: Driving Platform: Gamecube/PS2/Xbox Year of Release: 2002 Developer: Criterion Games Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment A racing game? Yeah. A sequel to another one. What does it advertise as its own special feature? High risk racing. Crashes. This isn’t about bashing cars out of the way to get past… although breaking them […]

#740 Microsoft Flight Simulator X

Posted: 13th December 2011 by Mulholland in Games
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107th played so far Genre: Flight Simulator Platform: PC Year of Release: 2006 Developer:ย  Microsoft Publisher: Microsoft And now for something COMPLETELY different. We have been playing a lot of games with guns recently (since to be fair many games have an affinity for guns or at least some form of weapon) so today’s game […]

106th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: PC/PS2/XBox Year of Release: 2003 Developer: Remedy Entertainment and Rockstar Vienna Publisher: 3D Realms In the previous installment of this series, we learned that Max Payne became an undercover agent, was accused of a murder he didn’t commit (although in the course of the game, he […]

#686 Gears of War

Posted: 5th December 2011 by Mulholland in Games
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105th played so far Genre: Shoot ’em Up Platform: Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2006 Developer: Epic Games Publisher: Microsoft I know not how interested anyone is in our personal gaming histories… but this is a gaming blog so to hell with that I’ll divulge the personal information. The choice between 360 and Wii was […]

104th played so far Genre: Platform Platform: Playstation 2 Year of Release: 2003 Developer: Sucker Punch Productions Publisher: Sony There are many, many different platform gaming mascots out there. We’ve got the famous plumbers and blue hedgehogs, as well as dogs and birds, worms and space babes. In the future we’ll get more strange humans, […]