Posts Tagged ‘puzzle’

#181 Klax

Posted: 24th November 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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559th played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: Various Year of Release: 1990 Developer: Atari Games Publisher: Atari Games Welcome to my Atari/Midway arcade-a-thon! Some time ago, we picked up a PSP collection, Midway Arcade Treasures for a decent price, which contained several games on the list. We have used it for a few games already, […]

556th played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: Playstation 2/Playstation Portable Year of Release: 2006 Developer: Ignition Banbury Publisher: SCEI/Ignition Entertainment/Atari Mercury Meltdown and its sequel Mercury Meltdown Revolution are games that have intrigued me from the first time I saw them on the list. Moving blobs of mercury around a field sounds like an odd […]

#44 Sokoban

Posted: 19th August 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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535th played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: Various Year of Release: 1982 Developer: Hiroyuki Imabayashi Publisher: Thinking Rabbit Sokoban feels like it’s one of the better known puzzle games out there, to the point where Nethack names a set of floors after it. Box-shoving and boulder-shoving comes down to the same thing after all. I […]

#576 Zuma

Posted: 14th July 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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526th played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: Internet Year of Release: 2003 Developer: Oberon Media Publisher: PopCap Games Zuma has been lurking for a while, PopCap Games’ casual games like Peggle having been fun already and I knew more of them were a lot of fun to play. I know the basics of this game […]

#695 Eets: Hunger. It’s Emotional

Posted: 12th June 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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518th played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: PC/Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2006 Developer: Klei Entertainment For some reason I keep thinking of this game as something more actionny – maybe something more Angry Birds-like, or Tetris-style catch/move items that are falling. It isn’t though, and on some level I know that – the game […]

#880 Reset Generation

Posted: 5th April 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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501st played so far Genre: Puzzle/Strategy Platform: PC Year of Release: 2008 Developer: RedLynx Publisher: Nokia Now here’s a catch. I’ve mentioned before that Reset Generation is the impossible game for any sane person. Available as online and N-Gage game only, the online version was pulled within a year of us starting the blog, while […]

#354 Snake

Posted: 16th March 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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496th played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: Various Year of Release: 1997 Developer: Nokia Publisher: Nokia Ah, Snake! Of course, I knew this as Nibbles, the Q-Basic game that came with DOS installations that was similar to the game. It’s Snake, Nokia’s implementation for most of their mobile phones (and others) that really caught people’s […]

#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 […]

#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 […]

#717 Gunpey

Posted: 7th December 2015 by Jeroen in Games
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471st played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: PSP/DS Year of Release: 2006 Developer: Koto Laboratory/Q Entertainment/Art Co Publisher: Bandai Namco Gunpey is a puzzle game. It’s one described by the book as a good one, the designer later making, for example, the Lumines series. It is also one we have not played yet and, as […]