Archive for September, 2013

#637 Dead or Alive 4

Posted: 27th September 2013 by Jeroen in Games
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273th played so far Genre: Fighting Platform: Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2005 Developer: Team Ninja Publisher: Tecmo Dead or Alive is one of those second tier fighting series. Not as known as the big names, like Street Fighter, but big enough to be known, have a large fan base, and have grown to a series […]

#707 Ōkami

Posted: 23rd September 2013 by Jeroen in Games
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272nd played so far Genre: Action/Adventure Platform: PlayStation 2/Wii Year of Release: 2006 Developer: Clover Studio Publisher: Capcom Part of the reason this set of fifty games is restricted to games new to me, is to put some focus on me playing games that Peter already knows. Ōkami, then, is a perfect game to play […]

271st played so far Genre: Action/Strategy Platform: PSP Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Marvelous Entertainment Publisher: Marvelous Entertainment/XSEED Games/Rising Star Games Some games just have an odd concept that leave you wondering, before you even boot the game, how it can work, with its basic concept being weird enough that you’re wondering where it goes […]

#687 Black

Posted: 15th September 2013 by Jeroen in Games
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270th played so far Genre: First Person Shooter Platform: Playstation 2/Xbox Year of Release: 2006 Developer: Criterion Games Publisher: Electronic Arts Often, ‘by the makers of’ indicates an ongoing quality. A game in the same genre, by people who know the area and can do it well. Bioware, say, has a reputation for good RPGs and […]

269th played so far Genre: Fighting Platform: Playstation 3/Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2008 Developer: Backbone Entertainment Publisher: Capcom Yeah, you’re right, we’ve played a version of Street Fighter II before – Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting. Apparently the difference here is not directly the game, but the extent of the HD remake. You […]

268th played so far Genre: Platform Platform: PlayStation 2 Year of Release: 2001 Developer: Treasure Co. Ltd Publisher: Conspiracy Entertainment First, let’s settle a few confusing bits. While we list the game as Stretch Panic above, as that’s how it’s known in the US and Japan, in Europe it was released under the name Freak […]

#4 Boot Hill

Posted: 3rd September 2013 by Jeroen in Games
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267th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Arcade Year of Release: 1977 Developer: Midway Publisher: Midway And now for a trip back in time. One of the oldest game in the books, we now move slightly past Pong and Breakout to the first shoot ’em up on the list. Considering the size of […]