Posts Tagged ‘action’

#784 Retro Game Challenge

Posted: 22nd November 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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741st played so far Genre: Action Platform: DS Year of Release: 2007 Developer: indieszero Publisher: Namco Bandai Games/Xseed Games I feel I’ve referenced Ultimate NES Remix before, the game that takes old NES games and has you do a Warioware style minigame on a smaller part of it – see how well you do at […]

#841 Spelunky

Posted: 18th November 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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740th played so far Genre: Action/Adventure Platform: PC Year of Release: 2008 Developer: Mossmouth, LLC Publisher: Mossmouth, LLC When listening to recent gaming podcasts, people whose taste I generally agree with or at least respect mention Spelunky as a game they really enjoy, its daily challenges especially being something they love to engage in as […]

#415 Outcast

Posted: 2nd November 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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736th played so far Genre: Action/Adventure Platform: PC Year of Release: 1999 Developer: Appeal Publisher: Infogrames Some games have stood out for a long time and I’ve been looking forward to trying Outcast from the day I first saw previews in gaming magazines. It was quite proud of its voxel technology – something that turned […]

723rd played so far Genre: Action/Role-Playing Platform: Wii Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Vanillaware Publisher: Marvellous Games/Ignition Entertainment/Rising Star Games For some games, the title is enough to get you excited. Muramasa: The Demon Blade? Yeah, there should be something awesome in there, right? An action RPG that plays a bit like a platformer feels […]

#436 Diablo II

Posted: 26th August 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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719th played so far Genre: Action/Role-Playing Platform: PC Year of Release: 2000 Developer: Blizzard North Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment Three years after Diablo, we decided to play its sequel – mostly to help Before I Kick (write up for this game coming a few months late there),but I guess having a gap similar to the original […]

#523 Hitman 2: Silent Assassin

Posted: 10th August 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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715th played so far Genre: Action Platform: Various Year of Release: 2002 Developer: IO Interactive Publisher: Eidos I guess I’m trying to start the franchises that have multiple items on the list, where I haven’t started them yet. It’s not been something I’ve been actively seeking out, but when I am reminded of one, I […]

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 […]

#180 Actraiser

Posted: 29th July 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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712th played so far Genre: Action/Strategy Platform: SNES Year of Release: 1990 Developer: Quintet Publisher: Enix I played Actraiser a long time ago, probably by getting through some random SNES games when I had a chance to – I don’t really know what attracted me to it, but I connected with it. It’s a game […]

#570 Manhunt

Posted: 3rd June 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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698th played so far Genre: Action Platform: Playstation 2/Xbox/PC Year of Release: 2003 Developer: Rockstar North Publisher: Rockstar Games With Manhunt, we play one of the more controversial games out there – at least at its time of release. It’s a protagonist playing in a big game of murder and death, something you do in […]

697th played so far Genre: Action/Strategy Platform: Various Year of Release: 1984 Developer: First Star Software Publisher: Beyond Software/Tynesoft/Wicked Software/Kemco I remember playing Spy vs Spy with friends about… 20 years ago maybe? Probably a few more than that, but probably about a decade after its first release. I only remember bits of it, but […]