Posts Tagged ‘nintendo’

#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 […]

#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 […]

626th played so far Genre: Action/First-Person Shooter Platform: Gamecube Year of Release: 2004 Developer: Retro Studios/Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo After finding out that the first Metroid Prime game was best played on the Gamecube rather than Wii, we also tracked down a Gamecube copy of the second in the game (the third only being available on […]

605th played so far Genre: Role-Playing Platform: Game Boy Advance Year of Release: 2003 Developer: AlphaDream Publisher: Nintendo I’ve been holding off on covering the Mario & Luigi series for a hwile until we started running out of Mario series games a bit… I really love the Mario RPGs and these are the ones I […]

#196 Snake Rattle’N’Roll

Posted: 13th April 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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594th played so far Genre: Platform Platform: NES Year of Release: 1990 Developer: Rare Publisher: Nintendo/Sega For some reason, I kept confusing this game with Marble Madness for a long time. It doesn’t make any sense, none of it really matches, but the isometric perspective is similar and I haven’t looked much beyond screenshots. I’ll […]

569th played so far Genre: Action/Adventure Platform: Game Boy Year of Release: 1993 Developer: Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo Although we had been jumping around the Legend of Zelda canon early in the blog’s life, lately I’ve been trying to get through them in order. Today is the first handheld outing, with one of the stranger stories […]

#598 Metroid Zero Mission

Posted: 18th December 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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565th played so far Genre: Platform/Shoot Em Up Platform: Gameboy Advance Year of Release: 2004 Developer: Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo More 2D Metroid! This game brings us back to the stylings of Super Metroid and the like after our interesting trek into Metroid Prime‘s 3D world, doing so as an enhanced remake of the original Metroid […]

#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, […]

#501 Metroid Prime

Posted: 11th August 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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533rd played so far Genre: Action/First-Person Shooter Platform: Gamecube Year of Release: 2002 Developer: Retro Studios Publisher: Nintendo The Metroid Prime series is Metroid done as a first-person shooter, an interesting variation on the theme that was experimental at the time. So when we started playing Metroid Prime, we did so using the Wii remastered […]

#197 Super Tennis

Posted: 22nd July 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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528th played so far Genre: Sports Platform: SNES Year of Release: 1991 Developer: Tokyo Shoseki Publisher: Nintendo It feels like there are a fair amount of tennis games on the list. I suppose it’s the standard approach – Pong started it, and even afterwards it’s a pretty simple formula to start with as a sports […]