Posts Tagged ‘DS’

#659 Mario Kart DS

Posted: 18th October 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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550th played so far Genre: Racing Platform: DS Year of Release: 2005 Developer: Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo About a decade ago, on my first holiday to London, I met up with a large group of people from the Pokemon site I did/do work on. We used our DSes to trade for the fairly recent Pokemon Diamond/Pearl, […]

#832 Bangai-O Spirits

Posted: 6th October 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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547th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Nintendo DS Year of Release: 2008 Developer: Treasure Publisher: ESP Software/D3 Publisher Right. So I know on some level that we’ve played Bangai-O before, but it took me some time to recall what it was like (the weird storyline style is probably most of what I […]

#733 Pokémon Diamond and Pearl

Posted: 19th December 2015 by Jeroen in Games
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474th played so far Genre: Role-Playing Platform: Nintendo DS Year of Release: 2006 Developer: Game Freak Publisher: The Pokémon Company As mentioned about a year ago, when we played Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire, I have always been into Pokémon. Those games were enjoyable already, even though that set of games wasn’t my favourite. On the […]

#717 Gunpey

Posted: 7th December 2015 by Jeroen in Games
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471st played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: PSP/DS Year of Release: 2006 Developer: Koto Laboratory/Q Entertainment/Art Co Publisher: Bandai Namco Gunpey is a puzzle game. It’s one described by the book as a good one, the designer later making, for example, the Lumines series. It is also one we have not played yet and, as […]

#932 Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes

Posted: 3rd December 2015 by Jeroen in Games
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470th played so far Genre: Adventure/Puzzle Platform: DS Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Capybara Games Publisher: Ubisoft Despite its many games and genres – RPG and strategy most of all – the Might & Magic series is only represented by a single game on the list and an odd one at that. It’s a bit […]

#697 Elite Beat Agents

Posted: 28th March 2015 by Jeroen in Games
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413th played so far Genre: Music Platform: DS Year of Release: 2006 Developer: iNiS Publisher: Nintendo Rhythm games are usually pretty abstract, light on plot and focused on showing you your actions. You might get a vague storyline of being a DJ or a member of a band, with you ascending the charts and becoming […]

#668 Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

Posted: 31st January 2015 by Jeroen in Games
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399th played so farGenre: Adventure Platform: DS Year of Release: 2005 Developer: Capcom Publisher: Capcom Prior to us playing the game for this blog, I mostly knew the Phoenix Wright series through word of mouth. People got quite obsessed with it for a while – something slightly obnoxiously so – and beyond that I never […]

#774 Picross DS

Posted: 10th December 2014 by Jeroen in Games
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386th played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: DS Year of Release: 2007 Developer: Jupiter Publisher: Nintendo If you don’t know what picross is – in short, it’s a game with a grid and, for each of the columns and rows numbers to indicate how many squares should be filled in (with gaps in between), obviously. […]

340th played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: Playstation 3/Xbox 360/DS Year of Release: 2008 Developer: Firaxis Games Publisher: 2k games And so we reach the final Civilization game (noooo) we’ll cover for the blog. A slightly odd installment, focused on a console and handheld release, rather than the PC versions that came before. I’ve played […]

#970 Scribblenauts

Posted: 18th April 2014 by Jeroen in Games
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323th played so far Genre: Puzzle/Action Platform: DS Year of Release: 2009 Developer: 5th Cell Publisher: WB Games Now here’s a game we’ve been sitting on for a while. Scribblenauts was an early “you’ve got to try this” “Oh, I love it” shared experience between Peter and myself. We both got pretty far in. In […]