Archive for March, 2016

#107 Arkanoid

Posted: 28th March 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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499th played so far Genre: Action Platform: Arcade Year of Release: 1986 Developer: Taito Publisher: Taito Arkanoid! A game I’ve been looking forward to, as I remember playing it when I was younger (using cheats to advance a bit further than I could reach on my own – I was an impatient kid). Breakout inspired, […]

#36 Choplifter

Posted: 24th March 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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498th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Various Year of Release: 1982 Developer: Dan Gorlin Publisher:ย  Broderbund It seems to have been a while since we last did a game in order and it felt like a good idea to put one in. We are, of course, still behind on Shoot ‘Em Ups, […]

#846 Let’s Tap

Posted: 20th March 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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497th played so far Genre: Music Platform: Wii Year of Release: 2008 Developer: Prope Publisher: Sega The biggest game in our big box of games to play has been Let’s Tap for a while now. Rather than coming in a standard DVD or CD case, or something else of that size, it comes in a […]

#354 Snake

Posted: 16th March 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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496th played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: Various Year of Release: 1997 Developer: Nokia Publisher: Nokia Ah, Snake! Of course, I knew this as Nibbles, the Q-Basic game that came with DOS installations that was similar to the game. It’s Snake, Nokia’s implementation for most of their mobile phones (and others) that really caught people’s […]

495th played so far Genre: Role-Playing Platform: Game Boy Advance Year of Release: 2001 Developer: Camelot Software Planning Publisher: Nintendo How often can you play a game before you really know it? I’ve played Golden Sun several times before and although I haven’t memorized all details even now, only on this most recent playthrough did […]

#168 Minesweeper

Posted: 8th March 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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494th played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: PC Year of Release: 1989 Developer: Microsoft Publisher: Microsoft Minesweeper! Until recently a game that anyone with a Windows machine would have played, now removed with Windows 8 and Windows 10 updates. We’ve played enough of it that it was a game we had to cover at some […]

#764 Colin McRae: Dirt

Posted: 4th March 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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493th played so far Genre: Racing Platform: PC/Xbox 360/Playstation 3 Year of Release: 2007 Developer: Codemasters Publisher: Codemasters I want to like racing games. They can be impossible to start or difficult to progress in, but when they allow you to drive and do it well, they can feel magnificent. Thanks to family influence, rally […]