Posts Tagged ‘puzzle’

#827 De Blob

Posted: 6th July 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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615th played so far Genre: Puzzle/Platform Platform: Wii Year of Release: 2008 Developer: Blue Tongue Entertainment Publisher: THQ I’ve been keeping an eye on De Blob since, I believe, just before the start of this blog, as an interesting game that seemed so different from everything else. Not to mention that the original version of […]

#1008 Portal 2

Posted: 31st May 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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606th played so far Genre: Platform/Puzzle Platform: Various Year of Release: 2011 Developer: Valve Corporation Publisher: Valve Corporation I’ve been simultaneously looking forward to the sequel to Portal, and been holding off on it as a possible final puzzle game. In the end, the determining factor was that we got Lego Dimensions (part of the […]

#1004 Limbo

Posted: 11th May 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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601st played so far Genre: Platform/Puzzle Platform: Various Year of Release: 2010 Developer: Playdead Publisher: Playdead We begin the next hundred with another known indie game. Limbo is a platformer that gained a good reputation for its implicit storytelling and world it creates in a platformer setting. I never actually had a chacne to play […]

#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 […]