Posts Tagged ‘1998’

#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 […]

#389 Starcraft

Posted: 23rd July 2014 by Jeroen in Games
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350th played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: PC Year of Release: 1998 Developer: Blizzard Entertainment Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment Here we are – another fifty games done! And on my pick, I decided to go for pure indulgence (although it made sense for the stats too). We’ve enjoyed Warcraft II before (I did at least) and […]

#383 Resident Evil 2

Posted: 5th February 2014 by Jeroen in Games
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305th played so far Genre: Survival Horror Platform: Various Year of Release: 1998 Developer: Capcom Publisher: Capcom The Resident Evil series is one that keeps haunting us. Not in the spooky scary sense, but in the sense of a series that has several entries in the list, while we’re not the most keen to play […]

#368 Dance Dance Revolution

Posted: 1st December 2012 by Jeroen in Games
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198th played so far Genre: Music Platform: Arcade Year of Release: 1998 Developer: Konami Publisher: Konami Okay, so the original Dance Dance Revolution wasn’t exactly released outside of Japan. Instead we in the UK got a game called Dancing Stage. As a kid I had the first home release of a DDR game called Dance […]

#377 Grim Fandango

Posted: 16th June 2012 by Jeroen in Games
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155th played so far Genre: Adventure Platform: PC Year of Release: 1998 Developer: LucasArts Publisher: LucasArts Manuel Calavera (Manny) does not have a good life. He’s dead, first of all, but that’s not exactly a major worry. Following some bad decisions during life, he now has a depth to pay off to make up for […]

#380 Oddworld: Abe’s Exoddus

Posted: 13th May 2012 by Mulholland in Games
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147th played so far Genre: Platform Platform: PC Year of Release: 1998 Developer: Oddworld Inhabitants Publisher: GT Interactive Abe is adorable. He is one of the ugliest game heroes ever to grace a home console but he is adorable. The Oddworld series has had a bit of resurgence in the last year thanks to Steam […]

#372 Xenogears

Posted: 26th March 2012 by Mulholland in Games
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133rd played so far Genre: Role-Playing Game Platform: Playstation Year of Release: 1998 Developer: Square Product Development Division 3 Publisher: Square The internet is great for many reasons. It allows us to order pizza without people laughing at your accent, it contains all the FAQs you could ever want and it brings people together. There […]

#378 Half-Life

Posted: 30th January 2012 by Jeroen in Games
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119th played so far Genre: First Person Shooter Platform: PC Year of Release: 1998 Developer: Valve Publisher: Sierra Entertainment ¬†Oh, Half-Life, how happy I am to see you again. Imagine me, over a decade ago, seeing this game played over at my cousin’s place, and having some tries. Amazed at the graphics. Marvelling at the […]