Posts Tagged ‘fighting’

#957 Punch-Out

Posted: 12th September 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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632nd played so far Genre: Fighting Platform: Wii Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Next Level Games Publisher: Nintendo When I started playing this, I thought I’d already played Super Punch-Out, but I turned out to be wrong. I must have tried a game in the series before, but not this one. The reason I thought […]

#307 Guardian Heroes

Posted: 19th May 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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603rd played so far Genre: Fighting Platform: Saturn Year of Release: 1996 Developer: Treasure Publisher: Sega The genre of fighting games is pretty broad as used here, and has a tendency to overlap with the action genre. Here it isn’t the one-on-one fighting you might get from, say, Street Fighter, but it’s closer to the […]

600th played so far Genre: Adventure/Fighting Platform: PC/Xbox 360/Playstation 3 Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Rocksteady Studios Publisher: Eidos Interactive Although this was a big milestone game that I normally look forward to, it took me a while to actually get to it – the past few months (as of the time of writing) have […]

#137 Double Dragon

Posted: 3rd May 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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599th played so far Genre: Fighting Platform: Arcade Year of Release: 1987 Developer: Technos Japan Publisher: Taito When I was younger, one of our NES games (that I played over and over) was Double Dragon III, a fun two player beat ’em up that we invested a lot of time in – even if I’m […]

#225 Mortal Kombat

Posted: 26th December 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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567th played so far Genre: Fighting Platform: Various Year of Release: 1992 Developer: Midway Games Publisher: Midway Games What a glorious game for Boxing day, right? Pure coincidence, I can assure you – just how the numbers happened to work out. Mortal Kombat is an early moral outrage game. People fighting each other in games […]

#674 The Warriors

Posted: 30th October 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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553rd played so far Genre: Adventure/Fighting Platform: Playstation 2/XBox Year of Release: 2005 Developer: Rockstar Toronto Publisher: Rockstar Games The Warriors is a 1979 action movie starring… well, to be honest, I can’t say the names are that familiar to me. It’s a movie about street gangs and one’s attempt at dominance. This one was […]

#649 Devil May Cry 3

Posted: 24th June 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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521st played so far Genre: Action/Fighting Platform: Playstation 2 Year of Release: 2005 Developer: Capcom Publisher: Capcom We’ve covered Devil May Cry before. I remember enjoying it at the time, but having some problems for me when playing. Let’s be honest – I’ll need easy mode here again, I hope I can get it. Our […]

#982 Zeno Clash

Posted: 27th May 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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514th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up/Fighting Platform: PC/Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2009 Developer: ACE Team Publisher: ACE Team/Atlus I’m not quite sure where to put Zeno Clash in the list of games for me. The concept looks interesting, but at the same time a first person brawler isn’t normally my thing. The […]

#89 Yie Ar Kung-Fu

Posted: 27th December 2015 by Jeroen in Games
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476th played so far Genre: Fighting Platform: Arcade Year of Release: 1985 Developer: Konami Publisher: Konami Yie Ar Kung-Fu is described in the book as the archetypical fighting game. I’m sure it is, but I’ve never heard of it. The images make it look fairly standard, so let’s just go. Our Thoughts Boy, did this […]

#355 Tekken 3

Posted: 8th September 2015 by Jeroen in Games
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454th played so far Genre: Fighting Platform: Playstation Year of Release: 1997 Developer: Namco Publisher: Namco Tekken is, I believe, one of Peter’s favourite fighting game series – he certainly always managed to tell me a lot about it. We played the first game some time ago, that time, too, playing from the Tekken 5 […]