Posts Tagged ‘action’

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 […]

#541 Wario World

Posted: 18th May 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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694th played so far Genre: Action/Platform Platform: Gamecube Year of Release: 2003 Developer: Treasure Publisher: Nintendo Wario is a bit of an odd one, isn’t he? Starting off as a villain, he took over platforming duties on the handhelds in his Wario Land series (until that went back to Mario again) when he moved to […]

#148 Shinobi

Posted: 6th May 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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691st played so far Genre: Action Platform: Arcade Year of Release: 1987 Developer: Sega Publisher: Sega I really should have played Shinobi earlier for the most mundane reason: There are two games on the list with the exact same name, just separated by a decade or so. This isn’t uncommon in franchises, as the recent […]

#511 Disaster Report

Posted: 2nd May 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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690th played so far Genre: Action Platform:Playstation 2 Year of Release: 2002 Developer: Irem Publisher: Irem/Agetec As I’m writing this, it’s actually the first weekend of the new year and we watched the Disaster Artist yesterday – making for two names I keep mixing up – and put the Christmas decorations away. This may seem […]