Posts Tagged ‘pc’

#1009 Dark Souls

Posted: 15th June 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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875th played so far Genre: Action Platform: Playstation 3/Xbox 360/PC Year of Release: 2011 Developer: FromSoftware Publisher: Namco Bandai Games Hearing everyone talk about it, I feel I should consider Dark Souls a big game. Although Demon Souls did it before, this is the game that started the Souls-like trend – difficult games that reward […]

872nd played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: PC Year of Release: 1997 Developer: Cavedog Entertainment Publisher: GT Interactive Software I vaguely remember playing Total Annihilation with friends, in an era where Warcraft dominated the RTS conversation at school. Aside from the futuristic setting – Command & Conquer had that – there was something about the […]

#585 Doom 3

Posted: 26th May 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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870th played so far Genre: First-Person Shooter Platform: PC Year of Release: 2004 Developer: id Software Publisher: Activision Doom and Doom II were the two games that started the FPS genre – not the first to exist, but they defined a lot of how it worked. Being open sourced let to its life being lengthened, […]

#466 Tribes 2

Posted: 11th May 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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867th played so far Genre: First-Person Shooter Platform: PC Year of Release: 2001 Developer: Dynamix Publisher: Sierra On-Line From the creators of The Incredible Machine comes… one of the early multiplayer online shooters. The mecha Starsiege games led to Tribes, which then had its large online component isolated for this sequel. I’ve heard of it […]

#296 Return Fire

Posted: 25th April 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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863rd played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: 3DO/Playstation/PC Year of Release: 1995 Developer: Silent Software Publisher: Prolific Publishing I’m not sure how Return Fire ended up near the bottom of my list of games that I wanted to play, but it did, and so it goes in as a game that I just […]

859th played so far Genre: Action/Adventure Platform: PC/Playstation 3/Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Rockstar North Publisher: Rockstar Games Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned was the first “expansion” of Grand Theft Auto IV, a game set in the same city/world with a different set of protagonists and missions. The Ballad of […]

857th played so far Genre: Strategy/Role-Playing Platform: PC Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Relic Entertainment Publisher: THQ The first Dawn of War game hit a strategy spot, focusing on smaller squads that are easier to follow and keep track of. The world was as engaging as I’d expect and while base building was a thing, […]

#439 Grandia II

Posted: 28th March 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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856th played so far Genre: Role-Playing Platform: Dreamcast/Playstation 2/PC Year of Release: 2000 Developer: Game Arts Publisher: Game Arts/Enix/Ubisoft Every once in a while, I end up with a chance to sink a decent amount of time in a bigger game, and I’d been saving Grandia II for one of those games. It came from […]

853rd played so far Genre: First-Person Shooter Platform: PC Year of Release: 2002 Developer: 2015, Inc. Publisher: Electronic Arts It feels like the Medal of Honor series is another military shooter similar to the Call of Duty series – you’re a soldier, you go out and attack places, guard them or similar and go through […]

#681 X3: Reunion

Posted: 12th March 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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852nd played so far Genre: Simulation Platform: PC Year of Release: 2005 Developer: Egosoft Publisher: Deep Silver/Enlight While the Elite games define a genre, others take after them too. X3: Reunion is one of them. The third part of the story – the fourth being released less than two years ago – it seems to […]