Posts Tagged ‘platform’

#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 […]

#154 Ghouls ‘n Ghosts

Posted: 11th January 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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571st played so far Genre: Platform Platform: Arcade Year of Release: 1988 Developer: Capcom Publisher: Capcom After earlier playing Ghosts ‘n Goblins, it’s time for its sequel now. Run around and deal with undead rising from the graves, demons and all. It’s what we were expecting. Our Thoughts I’m not quite sure what to say […]

#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 […]

#177 Wonderboy III: The Dragon’s Trap

Posted: 2nd October 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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546th played so far Genre: Platform Platform: Mega Drive Year of Release: 1989 Developer: Westone Publisher: Sega The late 80s and early 90s were filled with platformers, which is probably the reason why it still seems like main mode of gaming. Even early 3D consoles focused on it, combining it with 3D graphics to create […]

#528 Super Mario Sunshine

Posted: 20th June 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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520th played so far Genre: Platform Platform: Gamecube Year of Release: 2002 Developer: Nintendo EAD Publisher: Nintendo Somehow, Super Mario Sunshine is the mian series Mario game I’ve seen least of so far. I have seen some of the designs and seen the rough plot outline, but I’m not sure I’ve even seen it in […]

#39 Miner 2049er

Posted: 16th June 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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519th played so far Genre: Platform Platform: Various Year of Release: 1982 Developer: Big Five Software Publisher: Big Five Software It has been a while since I’ve played Bounty Bob Strikes Back, the sequel to this game. It was a charming but essentially outdated game at the time I played it. With Miner 2049er, then, […]

#226 Sonic the Hedgehog 2

Posted: 21st April 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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505th played so far Genre: Platform Platform: Mega Drive Year of Release: 1992 Developer: Sonic Team Publisher: SEGA We’ve covered a few Sonic games before, including the original Sonic the Hedgehog. This is the first time, however, that we’re doing so on the Mega Drive, or even the original console for those games (thanks to […]

492nd played so far Genre: Platform Platform: Playstation 2 Year of Release: 2001 Developer: Naughty Dog Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Today we get introduced to another 3D platforming hero. It feels like one more of many, with a bunch of companies trying to get their hero out there, but few really making it.  Still, it […]

#971 Trine

Posted: 12th January 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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480th played so far Genre: Platform/Puzzle Platform: PC/Playstation 3 Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Frozenbyte Publisher: Nobilis Trine is a puzzle platformer. The main draw comes from the way three characters interact, each with different abilities and options. Sounds like The Lost Vikings, except, apparently, with less babysitting as you only have one on the […]

469th played so far Genre: Puzzle/Platform Platform: Various Year of Release: 1992 Developer: Silicon & Synapse Publisher: Interplay Entertainment Grand Theft Auto, one of the biggest series in gaming, was created by a company that previously created the charming puzzler Lemmings. Blizzard, creator of juggernauts like World of Warcraft, Diablo and Starcraft, have had a […]