Posts Tagged ‘1995’

515th played so far Genre: Action/Strategy Platform: PC/Saturn/PlayStation 1 Year of Release: 1995 Developer: Activision Publisher: Activision MechWarrior 2 is a game I’ve been eyeing up for quite some time – I owned it even though I didn’t necessarily get around to playing it. It’s not quite my typical game, but I remember the fun […]

#294 Chrono Trigger

Posted: 12th March 2015 by Jeroen in Games
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409th played so far Genre: Role-Playing Platform: SNES Year of Release: 1995 Developer: Square Publisher: Square As a side quest while working on making it through this list, Peter has been working on creating an independent best-of list, combining the results of several best-of lists into a uniform result. This may or may not have […]

#290 Wipeout

Posted: 27th January 2015 by Jeroen in Games
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398th played so farGenre: Racing Platform: Playstation/PC Year of Release: 1995 Developer: Psygnosis Publisher: Psygnosis Wipeout was one of the Playstation’s launch titles (the PC doesn’t ever matter in these discussions), a fast and slick racer that found its place through its association with the dance and house music culture that was big in the […]

389th played so farGenre: Strategy Platform: Various Year of Release: 1995 Developer: Westwood Studios Publisher: Virgin Interactive, Sega, Nintendo, Electronic Arts Woo, Command & Conquer! Taking the gameplay found in Dune II, which turned out to be fun, Westwood continued to create another game like it, but now not using a licensed property. One of […]

#293 Yoshi’s Island

Posted: 18th December 2014 by Jeroen in Games
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388th played so far Genre: Platform Platform: SNES Year of Release: 1995 Developer: Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo We’ve been playing the Mario games out of order for a while, starting from Super Mario 64, but in terms of Mario chronology (as much as that exists) this is (pretty much without argument) the first. Rather than the […]

#298 The Beast Within: A Gabriel Knight Mystery

Posted: 4th November 2014 by Jeroen in Games
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376th played so far Genre: Adventure Platform: PC Year of Release: 1995 Developer: Sierra On-Line Publisher: Sierra On-Line For a long time now, my personal page on this blog has listed, as one of the biggest omissions in the list, the Sierra adventure games. As you can see above, this is a Sierra On-Line game. […]

#281 Worms

Posted: 5th December 2012 by Jeroen in Games
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199th played so far Genre: Action/Strategy Platform: Various Year of Release: 1995 Developer: Team17 Publisher: Ocean Software Show me someone who had a PC between the years 1995-2001 and you will have someone that has played Worms or at least one of the franchise. It’s going to be pretty hard to write this since everyone […]

#299 Sega Rally Championship

Posted: 27th August 2012 by Jeroen in Games
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174th played so far Genre: Driving Platform: Arcade Year of Release: 1995 Developer: AM5 Publisher: Sega Did I ever tell you my father did some rally driving? While he was more often around to repair the cars (for one of the better teams in the country), he also got to be a navigator on a […]

#297 Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness

Posted: 14th July 2012 by Jeroen in Games
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162nd played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: PC Year of Release: 1995 Developer: Blizzard Entertainment Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment While the Warcraft universe is mostly known these days for its MMORPG World of Warcraft, the series originated as a strategy game, putting the Orcs versus the Humans (as the subtitle of Warcraft 1 said). The first […]

#295 The Logical Journey of the Zoombinis

Posted: 6th April 2011 by Mulholland in Games
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44th game played so far Genre: Edutainment Platform: PC Year of Release: 1995 Developer: Brøderbund Software Publisher: Brøderbund Software Everyone has their own story when it comes to learning software. I was mostly brought up on Mindmaze in Encarta as well as the games present in Dorling Kindersley titles. For example I played a version […]