Posts Tagged ‘1999’

#419 Samba de Amigo

Posted: 15th September 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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724th played so far Genre: Music Platform: Dreamcast Year of Release: 1999 Developer: Sonic Team Publisher: Sega The Dreamcast era really was one for weird peripherals. We saw this with Sega Bass Fishing (although I avoided it there by playing the PC version) and a few years later with the massive setup that came with […]

680th played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: PC Year of Release: 1999 Developer: Ensemble Studios Publisher: Microsoft Age of Empires was an interesting one, one where I got stopped in what I normally feel is an annoying but necessary part of these games – the tutorial. Age of Mythology went better, but then, that’s newer. […]

#408 Jet Force Gemini

Posted: 29th December 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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659th played so far Genre: Action Platform: Nintendo 64 Year of Release: 1999 Developer: Rare Publisher: Rare I’m not sure I’ve mentioned our Rare Replay purchase before, which is perfect for this blog as well as easier access to a bunch of classics. I dug it out today for a random game, although we’ll have […]

#426 Threads of Fate

Posted: 6th October 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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638th played so far Genre: Action/Role-Playing Platform: PlayStation Year of Release: 1999 Developer: Square Publisher: Square Square was on a roll in the late 90s. We’ve seen their Final Fantasy output, still some of the golden age of the series, and we’ll discuss the flawed sequel, but better standalone Chrono Cross at some point too. […]

#428 Vib-Ribbon

Posted: 3rd August 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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622nd played so far Genre: Music Platform: Playstation Year of Release: 1999 Developer: NanaOn-Sha Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment A line moves in tune to the music. A bunny, sort of made from that line as well, moves alongside. Rhythm game controls let you do so. It looks stylish, if simple, if that makes sense, and […]

611th played so far Genre: First-Person Shooter Platform: PC Year of Release: 1999 Developer: Irrational Games/Looking Glass Studios Publisher: Electronic Arts System Shock is an influential shooter, in part because it further develops the open world setup that we will in the future encounter in the Ultima Underworld series, but also because it leads into […]

#425 Faselei!

Posted: 23rd May 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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604th played so far Genre: Strategy/Role-Playing Platform: Neo Geo Pocket Color Year of Release: 1999 Developer: Sacnoth Publisher: SNK Faselei! is a game that I’ve spent a lot of time trying to find out more about, but one that’s quite tricky to do so. Released for the rather small Neo Geo Pocket Color, this strategy […]

#417 Quake III Arena

Posted: 9th April 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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593rd played so far Genre: First-Person Shooter Platform: PC Year of Release: 1999 Developer: id Software Publisher: Activision A bit of a jump in genre here. Somewhere around 2000 – and obviously, in case of this game, in 1999, several publishers and developers realised that the main thing that kept people playing FPS games was […]

#427 ISS Pro Evolution

Posted: 26th October 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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552th played so far Genre: Sports Platform: Playstation Year of Release: 1999 Developer: Konami Publisher: Konami ISS Pro Evolution is another football game. See FIFA 10 or Pro Evolution Soccer or Sensible World of Soccer – in fact, this is a predecessor of the second in that list. Being from 1999, it feels like it’ll […]

#420 Shenmue

Posted: 16th January 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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481st played so far Genre: Action/Adventure Platform: Dreamcast Year of Release: 1999 Developer: Sega AM2 Publisher: Sega Shenmue has created its own hype. A little while ago there was a Kickstarter for the third part of the game series (originally, I believe, set up to have at least four games). It’s praised for the depth […]