Posts Tagged ‘puzzle’

#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 […]

#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 […]