Archive for December, 2013

#136 International Karate +

Posted: 29th December 2013 by Jeroen in Games
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296th played so far Genre: Fighting Platform: Various Year of Release: 1987 Developer: System 3 Publisher: System 3 Fighting game, fairly old, something karate with some control improvements according to the book. Sorry, near-300 exhaustion is setting in and there are only so many things we can introduce these with. Probably the main innovation mentioned […]

#945 Race Pro

Posted: 25th December 2013 by Jeroen in Games
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295th played so far Genre: Racing Platform: Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2009 Developer: SimBin Publisher: Atari There’s not much more I can continue to say about these racers, to be honest. Car. Race on track. All sorts of classes and types. And supposed to be very realistic. Go! Our Thoughts Here’s the problem with […]

#422 The Longest Journey

Posted: 21st December 2013 by Jeroen in Games
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294th played so far Genre: Adventure Platform: PC Year of Release: 1999 Developer: Funcom Publisher: Funcom Some games just attract you with their screenshot alone. This was the case with the one featured for The Longest Journey (as well as its sequel, also listed, Dreamfall: The Longest Journey). The market in which the protagonist is […]

#201 Another World

Posted: 17th December 2013 by Jeroen in Games
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293th played so far Genre: Platform Platform: Various Year of Release: 1991 Developer: Delphine Software Publisher: Delphine Software I’ll be honest – before this blog, I hadn’t really heard of this game, but its legacy had interested for me a lot longer. Another World (Out of this World in the US) is the brainchild of […]

#641 Golden Tee Live

Posted: 13th December 2013 by Jeroen in Games
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292nd played so far Genre: Sports Platform: Arcade Year of Release: 2005 Developer: Incredible Technologies Publisher: Incredible Technologies Yeah, you read that right. For those of you who’ve been following our adventures for a while, you will know why that title matters. If not, it’s quite simple. Golden Tee Live is one of our big […]

The list… 2nd Edition

Posted: 11th December 2013 by Jeroen in New Edition

So, just after the third anniversary of our project to play through all 1001 games that we should play before we die (and are doing our best to do so), we found out that the second edition of the book has been released, and we picked up our own copy. This has been a moment […]

#554 Pro Evolution Soccer 3

Posted: 9th December 2013 by Jeroen in Games
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291st played so far Genre: Sports Platform: Playstation 2 Year of Release: 2003 Developer: Konami Publisher: Konami Football games feel a dime a dozen these days. EA’s Fifa series is (at least on this side of the pond) the landmark of yearly updates¬† that fans slavishly buy when a new installment comes out and the […]

#744 BioShock

Posted: 5th December 2013 by Jeroen in Games
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290th played so far Genre: First-Person Shooter Platform: PC/Playstation 3/Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2007 Developer: Irrational Games Publisher: 2K Games Some games do grab your imagination and, through word of mouth alone, make you want to play them. Bioshock is one of them. It’s not a coincidence we have two copies of it (combined […]

#792 Team Fortress 2

Posted: 1st December 2013 by Jeroen in Games
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289th played so far Genre: First-Person Shooter Platform: PC/PS3/XBox 360 Year of Release: 2007 Developer: Valve Corporation Publisher: Valve Corporation We recently played (well, nearly two years ago… how time flies, right?) Team Fortress Classic, a multiplayer-only FPS (bots in practice mode) based on Half-Life that became quite big. So big, in fact, that Valve […]