Posts Tagged ‘adventure’

#348 The Curse of Monkey Island

Posted: 25th August 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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809th played so far Genre: Adventure Platform: PC Year of Release: 1997 Developer: LucasArts Publisher: LucasArts I’ve always loved The Secret of Monkey Island and Monkey Island II and it was a treat to revisit them for the blog. I’m not as familiar with the third game, having played through it only once, but I’ve […]

#234 Myst

Posted: 20th July 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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800th played so far Genre: Adventure/Puzzle Platform: Various Year of Release: 1993 Developer: Cyan Publisher: Broderbund Game 800! To celebrate that achievement (and it really is one to me, somehow the before-last 100 milestone matters a lot) I’m playing game that I’ve been interested in for a long time, for similar reasons as The 7th […]

789th played so far Genre: Action/Adventure Platform: Playstation 3 Year of Release: 2011 Developer: Naughty Dog Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment We’ve already played two Uncharted games. Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune was quite fun, but had some issues with the fighting. Uncharted 2: Among Thieves was a lot better – solving part of that problem and leading […]

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 […]

#284 Full Throttle

Posted: 1st May 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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780th played so far Genre: Adventure Platform: PC Year of Release: 1995 Developer: LucasArts Publisher: LucasArts I’m still excited to see all these LucasArts games. I’ve played a bunch of them once, but never got Full Throttle. When I was younger, I think the theming put me off a bit, but it’s been cited as […]

768th played so far Genre: Action/Adventure Platform: PC/Playstation 3/Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Rockstar North Publisher: Rockstar Games I’m playing this set of one hundred’s GTA game nice and early. The final few don’t have quite as much staying power – The Lost and Damned, today’s entry, is an expansion pack sequel for […]

#85 Deja Vu

Posted: 2nd March 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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765th played so far Genre: Adventure Platform: Various Year of Release: 1985 Developer: ICOM Simulations Inc Publisher: Mindscape/Kemco As time went on, the adventure has continued to evolve – and while interactive fiction was the medium of story telling, it’s just not as attractive as graphics bring in. For that reason, games started introducing some […]

#679 Ninja Gaiden Black

Posted: 17th January 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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754th played so far Genre: Action/Adventure Platform: Xbox Year of Release: 2005 Developer: Team Ninja Publisher: Tecmo The video games list has a sad group of repeat entries, Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes being the most quoted remake on the list. Ninja Gaiden Black is another – a remake of the original Ninja Gaiden […]

#306 The Neverhood

Posted: 4th December 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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744th played so far Genre: Adventure Platform: PC Year of Release: 1996 Developer: The Neverhood, Inc. Publisher: Dreamworks Interactive The Neverhood is another game I’ve been looking forward to for a long time. My first school diary for secondary school came with a demo disc for a bunch of games (it was video game themed) […]

#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 […]