Archive for October, 2016

#674 The Warriors

Posted: 30th October 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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553rd played so far Genre: Adventure/Fighting Platform: Playstation 2/XBox Year of Release: 2005 Developer: Rockstar Toronto Publisher: Rockstar Games The Warriors is a 1979 action movie starring… well, to be honest, I can’t say the names are that familiar to me. It’s a movie about street gangs and one’s attempt at dominance. This one was […]

#427 ISS Pro Evolution

Posted: 26th October 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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552th played so far Genre: Sports Platform: Playstation Year of Release: 1999 Developer: Konami Publisher: Konami ISS Pro Evolution is another football game. See FIFA 10 or Pro Evolution Soccer or Sensible World of Soccer – in fact, this is a predecessor of the second in that list. Being from 1999, it feels like it’ll […]

551th played so far Genre: Action Platform: Nintendo 64 Year of Release: 1998 Developer: DMA Design Publisher: Gremlin Interactive/Midway Home Entertainment Body Harvest has been on our radar for quite some time. The developer above may look familiar to you… Although they are now better known as Rockstar North. And while they might be best […]

50 Game Round Up: 501-550 (Jeroen)

Posted: 20th October 2016 by Jeroen in Uncategorized

Another fifty gone – the one where we crossed the halfway point and started moving down the hill – it makes the project seem more attainable now. We also did the one game that felt impossible for a long time – another milestone met. Just another five years to go! Best Game I Had Not […]

#659 Mario Kart DS

Posted: 18th October 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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550th played so far Genre: Racing Platform: DS Year of Release: 2005 Developer: Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo About a decade ago, on my first holiday to London, I met up with a large group of people from the Pokemon site I did/do work on. We used our DSes to trade for the fairly recent Pokemon Diamond/Pearl, […]

#606 Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy

Posted: 14th October 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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549th played so far Genre: Action Platform: Xbox/Playstation 2/PC Year of Release: 2004 Developer: Midway Games Publisher: Midway Games Psi-Ops: Mindgate Conspiracy isn’t the first game that combines an FPS with psychic powers – a few years ago we played Second Sight, which played with the same basic idea. It’s probably not a coincidence they […]

#92 Green Beret

Posted: 10th October 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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548th played so far Genre: Action Platform: Arcade Year of Release: 1985 Developer: Konami Publisher: Konami Green Beret is a side scrolling platformy beat em up also known as Rush’n Attack. That’s most of what I know about it – it feels like the description blurs together with so many other games like it on […]

#832 Bangai-O Spirits

Posted: 6th October 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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547th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Nintendo DS Year of Release: 2008 Developer: Treasure Publisher: ESP Software/D3 Publisher Right. So I know on some level that we’ve played Bangai-O before, but it took me some time to recall what it was like (the weird storyline style is probably most of what I […]

#177 Wonderboy III: The Dragon’s Trap

Posted: 2nd October 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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546th played so far Genre: Platform Platform: Mega Drive Year of Release: 1989 Developer: Westone Publisher: Sega The late 80s and early 90s were filled with platformers, which is probably the reason why it still seems like main mode of gaming. Even early 3D consoles focused on it, combining it with 3D graphics to create […]