Posts Tagged ‘microsoft’

680th played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: PC Year of Release: 1999 Developer: Ensemble Studios Publisher: Microsoft Age of Empires was an interesting one, one where I got stopped in what I normally feel is an annoying but necessary part of these games – the tutorial. Age of Mythology went better, but then, that’s newer. […]

#809 Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts and Bolts

Posted: 16th February 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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580th played so far Genre: Platform Platform: Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2008 Developer: Rare Publisher: Microsoft Moving around the canon of Banjo-Kazooie a bit, for various reasons, Nuts and Bolts feels like a late entry for a 3D platforming hero – the genre seemed to be forgotten about around this point. This game draws […]

#586 Halo 2

Posted: 31st August 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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538th played so far Genre: First-Person Shooter Platform: Xb0x Year of Release: 2004 Developer: Bungie Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios And here we finally return to the Halo series. We’ve played the first and ODST spinoffs of the series so far and have a few more coming up. The first was an exploration of a nice, […]

#330 Age of Empires

Posted: 25th April 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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506th played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: PC Year of Release: 1997 Developer: Ensemble Studios Publisher: Microsoft Have we not played this game yet? (Almost, we played Age of Mythology a year ago.) Age of Empires is, and feels like, one of those important strategy series that everyone played for a while, although I believe […]

#168 Minesweeper

Posted: 8th March 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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494th played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: PC Year of Release: 1989 Developer: Microsoft Publisher: Microsoft Minesweeper! Until recently a game that anyone with a Windows machine would have played, now removed with Windows 8 and Windows 10 updates. We’ve played enough of it that it was a game we had to cover at some […]

456th played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: PC Year of Release: 2006 Developer: Big Huge Games Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios We loved Rise of Nations when we played it. It was a good mix of strategy gaming and civ-style simulation. Sure, Age of Empires has it similar, but the work and experience put in by […]

425th played so far Genre: Action/Role-Playing Platform: PC/Xbox Year of Release: 2005 Developer: Big Blue Box/Lionhead Studios Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios How have we not covered the Fable series yet? One of Peter Molyneux big games, Peter majorly got into the second some time ago and it’s always been high on my list to play. […]

238th played so far Genre: Driving Platform: Xbox Year of Release: 2003 Developer: Digital Illusions CE Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios As you know, we had to obtain an Xbox a while ago to go with our Steel Battalion controller. We didn’t make much use of it since, but knew we’d need it for the games […]

#740 Microsoft Flight Simulator X

Posted: 13th December 2011 by Mulholland in Games
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107th played so far Genre: Flight Simulator Platform: PC Year of Release: 2006 Developer:  Microsoft Publisher: Microsoft And now for something COMPLETELY different. We have been playing a lot of games with guns recently (since to be fair many games have an affinity for guns or at least some form of weapon) so today’s game […]