Posts Tagged ‘DS’

#604 Daigasso! Band Brothers

Posted: 27th August 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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628th played so far Genre: Music Platform: DS Year of Release: 2004 Developer: Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo While music games are popular everywhere, the Japanese seem to have their own odd style of games that don’t make a lot of sense to us and feel different. Only some of them make it to the west, such […]

613th played so far Genre: Platform Platform: Xbox 360/PSP/DS Year of Release: 2008 Developer: Metanet Software/Slick Entertainment/Silverbirch Studios Publisher: Metanet Software/Atari Inc Did you know that N+ is utterly ungoogleable? I don’t think I need to explain why, but it’s frustrating when I want to write these small bits. N+ is a platformer, stylized, with […]

596th played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: Nintendo DS Year of Release: 2007 Developer: Keen Games Publisher: Disney Interactive I’ve always wanted to play the Anno series. The basic ideas of village building and economy handling is one that appeals to me, as previously discussed for The Settlers, it scratches this vaguely simulationist itch. Out […]

#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 […]