Posts Tagged ‘2009’

857th played so far Genre: Strategy/Role-Playing Platform: PC Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Relic Entertainment Publisher: THQ The first Dawn of War game hit a strategy spot, focusing on smaller squads that are easier to follow and keep track of. The world was as engaging as I’d expect and while base building was a thing, […]

#912 Dissidia Final Fantasy

Posted: 29th February 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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849th played so far Genre: Role-Playing/Fighting Platform: Playstation Portable Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Square Enix Publisher: Square Enix We still have a couple of Final Fantasy games to play – although there’s only one more numbered installment on the list, there are several spin offs to play. Dissidia Final Fantasy mixes a fighting game […]

#923 Fuel

Posted: 23rd December 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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832nd played so far Genre: Racing Platform: PC/Playstation 3/Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Asobo Studio Publisher: Codemaster One part of the structure of the list is that 2009 games are over represented on the list – over a tenth of the list is that, which makes sense when the book was published in […]

#930 Guitar Hero: Metallica

Posted: 23rd September 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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816th played so far Genre: Music Platform: Various Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Neversoft Publisher: Activision To be honest, at this point I feel like I need to get out the plastic instruments about once a year to cover all of the Guitar Hero and Rock Band game. The first Rock Band game, the most […]

802nd played so far Genre: Action/Role-Playing Platform: Nintendo DS Year of Release: 2009 Developer: AlphaDream Publisher: Nintendo I’ve started playing Bowser’s Inside Story about ten years ago, shortly after its release, but didn’t get too far – too many other games and this list distracted me far enough. I’ve enjoyed the formula though – as […]

797th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Wii Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Treasure/Nintendo SPD Publisher: Nintendo It hasn’t been that long since I played Sin & Punishment, a rail shooter with quite a bit of movement that became quite chaotic and difficult to keep up with. It took nearly a decade for […]

788th played so far Genre: Action/Adventure Platform: Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Chair Entertainment/Epic Games Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios At the point when this game was released, it felt like the Metroidvania (Metroid and Castlevania, referring to their large worlds with backtracking to find all the secrets as you unlock more powers). They’ve […]

787th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up/Strategy Platform: PC/Playstation 3/Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Codemasters Publisher: Codemasters I’m starting to feel more apathetic towards these military shooters. They’re big and popular, but while some Call of Duty games can sort of manage to draw me in, the first iteration of Operation Flashpoint […]

#934 Halo Wars

Posted: 25th May 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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786th played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Ensemble Studios Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios I’ve played some console strategy games before, they lean more towards the tactical – something like Final Fantasy Tactics or Valkyria Chronicles, where you have a predefined set of units that you control individually. Larger […]

779th played so far Genre: First-Person Shooter Platform: Playstation 3/Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2009 Developer: EA Dice Publisher: Electronic Arts Time to get back to the Battlefield series, since I still have two to go and won’t enjoy them much more this time. Especially since, from what I have been able to determine, Battlefield […]