Posts Tagged ‘puzzle’

#639 Yoshi: Touch & Go

Posted: 24th April 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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688th played so far Genre: Platform/Puzzle Platform: DS Year of Release: 2005 Developer: Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo From the different Mario spin offs, the Yoshi series feels like the most enduring, but also the one drawing most on Mario’s past, using enemies and really just being story prequels with a different protagonist. At the same time, […]

#910 Eliss

Posted: 4th April 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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683rd played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: Iphone Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Steph Tirion So we continue going through a bunch of iOS games and doing so involves looking at a lot of puzzle games, as that’s what the platform was about at this time – the cynic in me says that it’s the […]

#961 Rolando 2

Posted: 31st March 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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682nd played so far Genre: Adventure/Puzzle Platform: Iphone Year of Release: 2009 Developer: HandCircus Publisher: ngmoco So here was a bit of a challenge – similar to our ngage worries for Reset Generation, a number of iOS games are no longer available on new devices as they do not have 64 bit builds. A few, […]

#285 Bioforge

Posted: 3rd March 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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675th played so far Genre: Role-Playing/Puzzle Platform: PC Year of Release: 1995 Developer: Origin Systems Publisher: Electronic Arts I’m not sure quite where I stand with Bioforge. Graphically, and in vague theme, we have something that resembles an older version of System Shock, but it’s billed as an RPG/Puzzle/Adventure while the manual lists a bunch […]

#993 Max and the Magic Marker

Posted: 26th October 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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643rd played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: PC/Wii Year of Release: 2010 Developer: Press Play Publisher: Press Play/The Games Company I’m not sure quite where Max & the Magic Marker comes from. It’s a game concept that feels obvious for the Wii and DS – a platform game where you can draw your own platforms. […]

#379 Devil Dice

Posted: 10th October 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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639th played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: Playstation Year of Release: 1998 Developer: Shift Publisher: SCEI/THQ A puzzle game based on using dice? Thanks to a bit of a Playstation extravaganza week, we’re going to try and see how that one works. Our Thoughts There are a bunch of ways dice can be used in […]

#665 Tower Bloxx

Posted: 8th September 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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631st played so far Genre: Puzzle/Strategy Platform: Internet Year of Release: 2005 Developer: Digital Chocolate Despite being available online, this game has also been sitting on my phone for about six years now. I’ve been waiting to play it until now, until I felt ready to play it – I kept not wanting to get […]

#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 […]