Posts Tagged ‘2004’

#618 Torus Trooper

Posted: 4th September 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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630th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: PC Year of Release: 2004 Developer: ABA Games I have ragged on Tempest derivatives before, as often they seem to add some slightly fancier graphics (with still a retro look) without really making the game feel that much better. Torus Trooper derives from that formula yet […]

#604 Daigasso! Band Brothers

Posted: 27th August 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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628th played so far Genre: Music Platform: DS Year of Release: 2004 Developer: Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo While music games are popular everywhere, the Japanese seem to have their own odd style of games that don’t make a lot of sense to us and feel different. Only some of them make it to the west, such […]

626th played so far Genre: Action/First-Person Shooter Platform: Gamecube Year of Release: 2004 Developer: Retro Studios/Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo After finding out that the first Metroid Prime game was best played on the Gamecube rather than Wii, we also tracked down a Gamecube copy of the second in the game (the third only being available on […]

#619 Unreal Tournament 2004

Posted: 8th June 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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608th played so far Genre: First-Person Shooter Platform: PC Year of Release: 2004 Developer: Epic Games Publisher: Atari One of my big early FPS experiences was the first Unreal game, one of the early games in the genre to play with story telling and audio logs. It was a new experience that I wasn’t used […]

#598 Metroid Zero Mission

Posted: 18th December 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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565th played so far Genre: Platform/Shoot Em Up Platform: Gameboy Advance Year of Release: 2004 Developer: Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo More 2D Metroid! This game brings us back to the stylings of Super Metroid and the like after our interesting trek into Metroid Prime‘s 3D world, doing so as an enhanced remake of the original Metroid […]

#623 Transformers

Posted: 20th November 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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558th played so far Genre: Action Platform: PlayStation 2 Year of Release: 2004 Developer: Atari Melbourne House Publisher: Atari I don’t think I ever owned a Transformers toy, but the idea was so cool when I watched them on TV. Giant robots that transformed into cars an other machines? Awesome. Even if the one that […]

#606 Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy

Posted: 14th October 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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549th played so far Genre: Action Platform: Xbox/Playstation 2/PC Year of Release: 2004 Developer: Midway Games Publisher: Midway Games Psi-Ops: Mindgate Conspiracy isn’t the first game that combines an FPS with psychic powers – a few years ago we played Second Sight, which played with the same basic idea. It’s probably not a coincidence they […]

#586 Halo 2

Posted: 31st August 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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538th played so far Genre: First-Person Shooter Platform: Xb0x Year of Release: 2004 Developer: Bungie Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios And here we finally return to the Halo series. We’ve played the first and ODST spinoffs of the series so far and have a few more coming up. The first was an exploration of a nice, […]

510th played so far Genre: Action Platform: PC/Playstation 2/X-Box Year of Release: 2004 Developer: Rockstar North Publisher: Rockstar Games It’s always nice to reach a Grand Theft Auto game, as it has always had a good core gameplay while the 3D games have slowly been hammering out some control issues – Grand Theft Auto Vice […]

502nd played so far Genre: Management Simulation Platform: PC Year of Release: 2004 Developer: Frontier Developments Publisher: Atari We love our management simulations. There’s something simply enjoyable about games without violence or rapid action, just trying to keep things running, improving and expanding where you can. We also still enjoy our theme parks (when we […]