Archive for November, 2013

#564 Rise of Nations

Posted: 27th November 2013 by Jeroen in Games
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288th played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: PC Year of Release: 2003 Developer: Big Huge Studios Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios Some games make you wonder how they’re going to work. Rise of Nations is one such game. Created by Brian Reynolds, one of the main people behind Civilization II, it is pretty much described as […]

#5 Combat

Posted: 23rd November 2013 by Jeroen in Games
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287th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: VCS Year of Release: 1977 Developer: Atari Publisher: Atari Here’s an interesting landmark for you: As far as we can work out, Combat is the first game on the list that was developed specifically for a home gaming onsole and at home gaming, the Atari VCS […]

#145 1943

Posted: 19th November 2013 by Jeroen in Games
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286th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Arcade Year of Release: 1987 Developer: Capcom Publisher: Capcom Some games (I’m sorry to say) are just too difficult to really describe for these introductions. 1943 (: the Battle of Midway) is one of those. It is a vertical scrolling manic shooter. You’re an American shooting […]

#316 PaRappa the Rapper

Posted: 15th November 2013 by Jeroen in Games
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285th played so far (Okay so taking pictures was getting irritating, especially considering how bad quality a digital camera pic of the TV is. So instead we’ll be reverting to using cover art unless there is a set screen-shot button) Genre: Music Platform: PlayStation Year of Release: 1996 Developer: NanaOn-Sha Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment We […]

#790 The Witcher

Posted: 11th November 2013 by Jeroen in Games
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284th played so far Genre: Action/Role-Playing Platform: PC Year of Release: 2007 Developer: CD Projekt Red Publisher: Atari, Inc. Woo, awesome. Here’s a game I’ve been looking forward to for a while (pretty much the start of the blog – it’s on my list of games to play anyway). This was helped, too, by our […]

283rd played so far Genre: Action Platform: Game Boy Advance Year of Release: 2004 Developer: Nintendo SPD/Intelligent Systems Publisher: Nintendo Holding the cartridge for this game now, it’s clear why we had to import this from the US. Bigger than a normal GBA cartridge, the game has a chunky extension at one end that contains […]

#625 Clubhouse Games/42 All-Time Classics

Posted: 3rd November 2013 by Jeroen in Games
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282nd played so far Genre: Party Platform: DS Year of Release: 2005 Developer: Agenda Publisher: Nintendo Sometimes, video games go back to earlier roots – back to before we could grab our 3DS or Vita (probably 3DS, but you know… (be nice to my Vita, it’s not his fault that Sony have no idea what […]