Posts Tagged ‘midway’

#233 NBA Jam

Posted: 24th February 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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582nd played so far Genre: Sports Platform: Various Year of Release: 1993 Developer: Midway Publisher: Midway My knowledge of basketball is probably summed up best by saying that the podcast Pistol Shrimps Radio actually teaches me things about the game, and that the most exposure I’ve had to it was through the Michael Jordan classic […]

#23 Galaga

Posted: 1st April 2015 by Jeroen in Games
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414th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Arcade Year of Release: 1981 Developer: Namco Publisher: Namco/Midway So it’s time for another one of our old shoot ’em ups, part of our constant catchup, as well as just going through these games in order. We’ve covered its predecessor in the entertaining Galaxian, and from […]

#18 Pac-Man

Posted: 1st March 2014 by Jeroen in Games
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311th played so far Genre: Maze Platform: Arcade Year of Release: 1980 Developer: Namco Publisher: Midway Pac-Man is probably one of the most recognised gaming characters out there – in fact, he probably is the most recognised out of all of them. His simple shape and early mascot status seems to make this all but […]

#4 Boot Hill

Posted: 3rd September 2013 by Jeroen in Games
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267th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Arcade Year of Release: 1977 Developer: Midway Publisher: Midway And now for a trip back in time. One of the oldest game in the books, we now move slightly past Pong and Breakout to the first shoot ’em up on the list. Considering the size of […]

#31 Gorf

Posted: 25th July 2013 by Jeroen in Games
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257th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Arcade Year of Release: 1981 Developer: Dave Nutting Associates Publisher: Midway When starting on some of these older games, it’s quite humbling to see what they brought to the field.  Gorf, for example, was the first to have synthesised speech – the first with voice acting, […]