Posts Tagged ‘1998’

838th played so far Genre: Action Platform: Arcade/Dreamcast Year of Release: 1998 Developer: Sega AM 2 Publisher: Sega I think today’s game has one of the longest titles on the list, as well as one that has some of the more random words thrown together – I don’t expect tangrams to feature at all in […]

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 […]