Posts Tagged ‘1997’

#348 The Curse of Monkey Island

Posted: 25th August 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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809th played so far Genre: Adventure Platform: PC Year of Release: 1997 Developer: LucasArts Publisher: LucasArts I’ve always loved The Secret of Monkey Island and Monkey Island II and it was a treat to revisit them for the blog. I’m not as familiar with the third game, having played through it only once, but I’ve […]

#349 MDK

Posted: 17th August 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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807th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: PC Year of Release: 1997 Developer: Shiny Entertainment Publisher: Shiny Entertainment/Playmates Interactive I’ve sort of played MDK before – it wasn’t loads, and mostly dropping into other people’s games rather than playing a full campaign on my own. The sequel stands out as being an early […]

#350 Myth: The Fallen Lords

Posted: 5th August 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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804th played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: PC Year of Release: 1997 Developer: Bungie Publisher: Bungie/Eidos Interactive Next on the list of games I’ve played before, the 3D elements of Myth: The Fallen Lords made it memorable to me. While I knew the likes of Command & Conquer and Warcraft, having a rotating camera felt […]

#335 Blast Corps

Posted: 10th February 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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760th played so far Genre: Action Platform: Nintendo 64 Year of Release: 1997 Developer: Rare Publisher: Nintendo Finishing my Rare Replay games, Blast Corps feels like an odd dead end. It was built to be a building destroying game, and so that’s what we’ll be doing. We apparently have a variety of vehicles to work […]

750th played so far Genre: Role-Playing Platform: Playstation Year of Release: 1997 Developer: Squaresoft Publisher: Square/Sony Computer Entertainment Happy new year! And happy 750th game landmark! It’s pure coincidence the two coincided, but I quite like that both happen at the same time. My search for a big game to play coincided with my quest […]

#339 Einhander

Posted: 14th October 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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640th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Playstation Year of Release: 1997 Developer: Square Publisher: Square/Sony Computer Entertainment Going on to knock out some of these Playstation games (I was really behind. Still am, really), today I need to cover a shoot ’em up. Einhander has been in my mind for a while, […]

#332 Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

Posted: 12th February 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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579th played so far Genre: Action Platform: PlayStation/Saturn Year of Release: 1997 Developer: Konami Publisher: Konami Most of the Metroidvanias we have played so far have been Metroid, rather than Castlevania. We have previously played Super Castlevania IV, the first on the list chronologically, which was a good 2D platformer in an open area. This […]

#353 X-Com: Apocalypse

Posted: 16th September 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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542nd played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: PC Year of Release: 1997 Developer: Mythos Games Publisher: Microprose We played the first X-Com game a few years ago, and I remember it as being outdated – no in game tutorial or handholding, just putting you in there and wishing you good luck. The second game isn’t […]

#359 Quake II

Posted: 27th August 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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537th played so far Genre: First-Person Shooter Platform: Various Year of Release: 1997 Developer: id Software Publisher: Activision Following in our travel through first-person shooters, Quake II is the next on the list. Despite its current omnipresence in the list, it seems to have taken until the 2000s before it got that good. Before then, […]

#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 […]