Archive for April, 2016

#37 Robotron 2084

Posted: 29th April 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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507th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Arcade Year of Release: 1982 Developer: Vid Kidz Publisher: Williams Electronics Robotron 2084 is yet another shooter. not something that thrills me most days. Fine, but little more. I think I best just play it. Our Thoughts Robotron 2084 looks pretty simple – even for its […]

#330 Age of Empires

Posted: 25th April 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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506th played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: PC Year of Release: 1997 Developer: Ensemble Studios Publisher: Microsoft Have we not played this game yet? (Almost, we played Age of Mythology a year ago.) Age of Empires is, and feels like, one of those important strategy series that everyone played for a while, although I believe […]

#226 Sonic the Hedgehog 2

Posted: 21st April 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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505th played so far Genre: Platform Platform: Mega Drive Year of Release: 1992 Developer: Sonic Team Publisher: SEGA We’ve covered a few Sonic games before, including the original Sonic the Hedgehog. This is the first time, however, that we’re doing so on the Mega Drive, or even the original console for those games (thanks to […]

504th played so far Genre: Survival Horror/Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Wii Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Visceral Games Publisher: Electronic Arts I remember enjoying Dead Space. It’s not a favourite, the genres the game consists of made sure of that, but it managed to strike the right balance of scares, tension and proper action. With […]

503rd played so far Genre: Action/Adventure Platform: Sega Mega Drive Year of Release: 1993 Developer: Novotrade International Publisher: SEGA Ecco the Dolphin is a game that has been in my conciousness for some time – at first reading about games I didn’t think I’d ever get a chance to play, when it sounded amazing – […]

502nd played so far Genre: Management Simulation Platform: PC Year of Release: 2004 Developer: Frontier Developments Publisher: Atari We love our management simulations. There’s something simply enjoyable about games without violence or rapid action, just trying to keep things running, improving and expanding where you can. We also still enjoy our theme parks (when we […]

#880 Reset Generation

Posted: 5th April 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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501st played so far Genre: Puzzle/Strategy Platform: PC Year of Release: 2008 Developer: RedLynx Publisher: Nokia Now here’s a catch. I’ve mentioned before that Reset Generation is the impossible game for any sane person. Available as online and N-Gage game only, the online version was pulled within a year of us starting the blog, while […]

50 Game Round Up: 451-500 (Jeroen)

Posted: 3rd April 2016 by Jeroen in Round-Up

I’m not sure I would have expected to write this five years ago. Five hundred games in, we’re nearly halfway there, and the list becomes a lot more manageable – as much behind me as there is ahead. I don’t think I could answer all of these questions for a full 500 – I’ve been […]

#1 The Oregon Trail

Posted: 1st April 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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500th played so far Genre: Edutainment Platform: Various Year of Release: 1971 Developer: MECC Publisher: Broderbund Do you see that number up there? Game 500 indeed. This more or less marks the halfway point – there’s a bit of wiggle room from expanded lists and the one part of 1001, but we have pretty much […]