Posts Tagged ‘racing’

#725 Test Drive Unlimited

Posted: 13th July 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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882nd played so far Genre: Racing Platform: Various Year of Release: 2006 Developer: Eden Games Publisher: Atari Test Drive Unlimited is described as an open world racing game, similar to Burnout Paradise, but set in what the book calls the perfect location: Hawaii. We’ll fly over, find an apartment, go out and race. Our Thoughts […]

858th played so far Genre: Racing/Puzzle Platform: Nintendo DS Year of Release: 2008 Developer: Firebrand Games/Atlus Publisher: Focus Home Interactive/Atlus I had an amazingly good time a while ago with Trackmania: United Forever for the PC. The racing felt fun and the puzzle and track building was a pretty fun twist. It wasn’t the first […]

#923 Fuel

Posted: 23rd December 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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832nd played so far Genre: Racing Platform: PC/Playstation 3/Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Asobo Studio Publisher: Codemaster One part of the structure of the list is that 2009 games are over represented on the list – over a tenth of the list is that, which makes sense when the book was published in […]

#710 GTR 2

Posted: 21st October 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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819th played so far Genre: Racing Platform: PC Year of Release: 2006 Developer: Blimey! Games/Simbin Publisher: ISImotor Considering the most recent racer I played is one of the less realistic ones, with Carmageddon II, switching to GTR 2 is going in the opposite direction. Based on the book write up, this is one of those […]

781st played so far Genre: Racing Platform: Playstation 3 Year of Release: 2008 Developer: Evolution Studios Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment I feel like I’ve played Motorstorm, the first game in the series, fairly recently (about a year and a half ago), but as I am approaching the end of the list these two entry series […]

#904 Forza Motorsport 3

Posted: 21st January 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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755th played so far Genre: Racing Platform: Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Turn 10 Studios Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios The Forza series is one that has been growing in prestige, standing out as the Xbox’s racing series and with ongoing prestige – the release of Forza Horizon 4 got a lot of people […]

#662 Need for Speed: Most Wanted

Posted: 13th October 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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731st played so far Genre: Racing Platform: Various Year of Release: 2005 Developer: EA Canada Publisher: Electronic Arts I’ve always distantly admired the Need for Speed series. I remember the original being released and playing it with friends and enjoying the naughty feeling of being chased by the police and the thrill to speed along […]

#905 Colin McRae: Dirt 2

Posted: 20th April 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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687th played so far Genre: Racing Platform: Various Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Codemasters Publisher: Codemasters I’ve been enjoying racing games in the past – while loads get frustrating and I always feel unlikely to pick them up myself, I enjoy playing them as long as they go okay. Colin McRae: Dirt was an example […]

#327 Wave Race 64

Posted: 14th January 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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663rd played so far Genre: Racing Platform: Nintendo 64 Year of Release: 1996 Developer: Nintendo EAD Publisher: Nintendo Sure, we have plenty of racing games – early on it was an easy genre for multiplayer, and it’s something people still love – but few take place on the water and I swear even less use […]

#592 Mashed

Posted: 17th December 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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656th played so far Genre: Racing Platform: Playstation 2/Xbox/PC Year of Release: 2004 Developer: Supersonic Software Publisher: Empire Interactive Mashed is another racing game. Third person, at what looks like an over the shoulder perspective – something that seem rarer, most games that I can think of in the genre are either from inside the […]