Archive for December, 2015

#760 Forza Motorsport 2

Posted: 31st December 2015 by Jeroen in Games
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477th played so far Genre: Driving/Racing Platform: Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2007 Developer: Turn 10 Studios Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios Forza Motorsport 2 is listed as a more serious racing game, with some additions to help the casual player – the brake line is mentioned in particular. It’s got a big enough reputation, but […]

#89 Yie Ar Kung-Fu

Posted: 27th December 2015 by Jeroen in Games
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476th played so far Genre: Fighting Platform: Arcade Year of Release: 1985 Developer: Konami Publisher: Konami Yie Ar Kung-Fu is described in the book as the archetypical fighting game. I’m sure it is, but I’ve never heard of it. The images make it look fairly standard, so let’s just go. Our Thoughts Boy, did this […]

#753 Crysis

Posted: 23rd December 2015 by Jeroen in Games
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475th played so far Genre: First Person Shooter Platform: PC Year of Release: 2007 Developer: Crytek Frankfurt Publisher: Electronic Arts I’ll be honest, I don’t have that much affinity with Crysis. I’ve obviously seen it on lists before and come across it, but it never really struck a chord with me. Reading about it, it […]

#733 Pokémon Diamond and Pearl

Posted: 19th December 2015 by Jeroen in Games
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474th played so far Genre: Role-Playing Platform: Nintendo DS Year of Release: 2006 Developer: Game Freak Publisher: The Pokémon Company As mentioned about a year ago, when we played Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire, I have always been into Pokémon. Those games were enjoyable already, even though that set of games wasn’t my favourite. On the […]

#591 Katamari Damacy

Posted: 15th December 2015 by Jeroen in Games
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473rd played so far Genre:  Action Platform: Playstation 2 Year of Release: 2004 Developer: Namco Publisher: Namco Katamari Damacy – time for something weird. The goal of the game is apparently to roll a ball that objects stick to, and make it as big as you can within the time limit. It’s such a bizarre […]

472nd played so far Genre: Action/Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: PSP/Playstation 2 Year of Release: 2007 Developer: High Impact Games Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Back to Ratchet & Clank! A latecomer to the 3D animal platformers, it stood out as a very good example on it, with a bigger focus on collecting things and upgrading weapons […]

#717 Gunpey

Posted: 7th December 2015 by Jeroen in Games
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471st played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: PSP/DS Year of Release: 2006 Developer: Koto Laboratory/Q Entertainment/Art Co Publisher: Bandai Namco Gunpey is a puzzle game. It’s one described by the book as a good one, the designer later making, for example, the Lumines series. It is also one we have not played yet and, as […]

#932 Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes

Posted: 3rd December 2015 by Jeroen in Games
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470th played so far Genre: Adventure/Puzzle Platform: DS Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Capybara Games Publisher: Ubisoft Despite its many games and genres – RPG and strategy most of all – the Might & Magic series is only represented by a single game on the list and an odd one at that. It’s a bit […]