Posts Tagged ‘1998’

828th played so far Genre: Action/Platform Platform: Nintendo 64/Playstation 1 Year of Release: 1998 Developer: DMA Design Publisher: Take Two Interactive It feels like the Nintendo 64 era was the high point of the 3D action platformers – your Super Mario 64s and Banjo Kazooies. Sure, later platforms had them too, but they were so […]

#385 Wetrix

Posted: 30th November 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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827th played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: Nintendo 64 Year of Release: 1998 Developer: Zed Two Publisher: Ocean/Infogrames Time for our next Nintendo 64 title of the batch. Wetrix has always been an interesting entry on the list – as much a tech demo for water physics as it’s a puzzle game using them. It’s […]

#367 1080 Degrees Snowboarding

Posted: 26th November 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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826th played so far Genre: Sports Platform: Nintendo 64 Year of Release: 1998 Developer: Nintendo EAD Publisher: Nintendo Sometimes, going into a game, you know it’s not going to be great. After SSX Tricky was an early highlight, an earlier snowboarding game on the older Nintendo 64 will never quite live up – with nostalgia […]

806th played so far Genre: Driving Platform: PC Year of Release: 1998 Developer: Stainless Games Publisher: Sales Curve Interactive/Interplay Entertainment Carmageddon is one of those games that felt like a transition to adulthood for me. While we weren’t allowed to play – the violence and indulge in dark humour were too much for our parents […]

782nd played so far Genre: Fighting Platform: Arcade/Playstation 1/Dreamcast Year of Release: 1998 Developer: Capcom Publisher: Capcom I’ve played a bunch of Street Fighter games before and, well, I think they’ve been looking better over time. Now while this might seem like another variation of the third game, based on the title, it’s actually part […]

#386 Star Wars: Rogue Squadron

Posted: 9th January 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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752nd played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: PC Year of Release: 1998 Developer: Factor 5/LucasArts Publisher: LucasArts I had yet to kick off two Star Wars game series. Star Wars: TIE Fighter was still in the previous fifty and it focused on space combat, becoming incredibly accessible compared to other games in the […]

#363 R-Type Delta

Posted: 6th January 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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661st played so far Genre: Shoot-Em Up Platform: Playstation 1 Year of Release: 1998 Developer: Irem Publisher: Irem/Agetec/Sony Today we go back to the world of R-Type, a side-scrolling shooter that is more or less just that. It was decent, incredibly difficult but with really good bosses… assuming you reached them. We’ve now reached the […]

#379 Devil Dice

Posted: 10th October 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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639th played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: Playstation Year of Release: 1998 Developer: Shift Publisher: SCEI/THQ A puzzle game based on using dice? Thanks to a bit of a Playstation extravaganza week, we’re going to try and see how that one works. Our Thoughts There are a bunch of ways dice can be used in […]

616th played so far Genre: Stealth Platform: PC Year of Release: 1998 Developer: Looking Glass Studios Publisher: Eidos Interactive After System Shock 2, Thief: The Dark Project is another part of the Looking Glass trifecta of important games – the Ultima Underworld series will follow later. All three evolved what 3D games could do, each […]

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 […]