Archive for the ‘Games’ Category

#835 Gears of War 2

Posted: 13th July 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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708th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2008 Developer: Epic Games Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios Microsoft’s big shooter franchise comes around again. We’ve played the first Gears of War a long time ago and while it was a fun co-op game, I must admit we never went back […]

#88 Commando

Posted: 1st July 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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705th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Arcade Year of Release: 1985 Developer: Capcom Publisher: Capcom For my own amusement and occasional help in picking games, I have a list of games, constantly updated, that I am looking forward to playing and those that I really don’t, and I’d rather just be done […]

#579 Bejeweled 2

Posted: 27th June 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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704th played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: PC Year of Release: 2004 Developer: Popcap Games Publisher: Popcap Games I’ve been getting invested in match three games for a bunch of reasons recently and, while I was looking through the list, realised that the grand daddy of them all, Bejeweled, had two of its sequels on […]

#1019 Dishonored

Posted: 23rd June 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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703rd played so far Genre: Stealth Platform: Playstation 3/Xbox 360/PC Year of Release: 2012 Developer: Arkane Studios Publisher: Bethesda Softworks While this game came up, we’ve had the release of Dishonored: Death of the Outsider just behind us, which had some great reviews while simultaneously feeling like it might be the end of the series. […]

#711 Guitar Hero 2

Posted: 19th June 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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702nd played so far Genre: Music Platform: Playstation 2/Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2006 Developer: Harmonix Publisher: Activision Man, it’s been a while since we got our plastic instruments out – possibly as far back as the original Guitar Hero as game 184 – and while we’ve had other peripherals for individual games, the setup […]

#719 Naked War

Posted: 15th June 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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701st played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: PC Year of Release: 2006 Developer: Zee-3 Digital Publishing It’s getting harder to pick out indie titles for the first of the fifty and I’m sure I’ve skipped one or two already. I managed to dig one out from the pile though, multiplayer focused strategy game Naked War. […]

#486 Pikmin

Posted: 11th June 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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700th played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: Gamecube Year of Release: 2001 Developer: Nintendo EAD Publisher: Nintendo Another landmark! 700 already. I mean, this is 7 years in the making, but we’re getting closer all the time. At this point, there are some game series I really need to start – multiple entries where I […]

#634 Chibi-Robo

Posted: 7th June 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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699th played so far Genre: Adventure/Platform Platform: Gamecube Year of Release: 2005 Developer: Skip Ltd. Publisher: Nintendo So there are a few action/adventure-like games left that feature you playing as a robot – aside from this, we’ve yet to play Rocket: Robot on Wheels, and I believe Space Station Silicon Valley is another. It means […]

#570 Manhunt

Posted: 3rd June 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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698th played so far Genre: Action Platform: Playstation 2/Xbox/PC Year of Release: 2003 Developer: Rockstar North Publisher: Rockstar Games With Manhunt, we play one of the more controversial games out there – at least at its time of release. It’s a protagonist playing in a big game of murder and death, something you do in […]

696th played so far Genre: First-Person Shooter Platform: Playstation 3 Year of Release: 2008 Developer: Insomniac Games Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Some of the games I’ve picked randomly on this list were very much “Yeah, that’s a game I should just check off”. Reistance 2 feels like an FPS, hailed for its large number of […]