Posts Tagged ‘2004’

714th played so far Genre: Action/Adventure Platform: Gameboy Advance Year of Release: 2004 Developer: Capcom/Flagship Publisher: Nintendo In the past year or so, I’ve been playing a lot of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, the Zelda game that combines the open world of an Assassins Creed game with the world of The […]

#579 Bejeweled 2

Posted: 27th June 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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704th played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: PC Year of Release: 2004 Developer: Popcap Games Publisher: Popcap Games I’ve been getting invested in match three games for a bunch of reasons recently and, while I was looking through the list, realised that the grand daddy of them all, Bejeweled, had two of its sequels on […]

#578 Half-Life 2

Posted: 3rd February 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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668th played so far Genre: First-Person Shooter Platform: PC Year of Release: 2004 Developer: Valve Corporation Publisher: Valve Corporation The Half-Life series is one of the big ones that revolutionised story telling in games and really pushed the FPS genre forward. We noticed this when playing the first game already and I know it’s been […]

#592 Mashed

Posted: 17th December 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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656th played so far Genre: Racing Platform: Playstation 2/Xbox/PC Year of Release: 2004 Developer: Supersonic Software Publisher: Empire Interactive Mashed is another racing game. Third person, at what looks like an over the shoulder perspective – something that seem rarer, most games that I can think of in the genre are either from inside the […]

653rd played so far Genre: Role-Playing Platform: Gamecube Year of Release: 2004 Developer: Intelligent Systems Publisher: Nintendo Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door came up the week before I played it, but as I needed more time to it, I wanted to dedicate a day to it – something I did today (as I write this). […]

#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 […]