Posts Tagged ‘racing’

#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 […]

#438 Excitebike 64

Posted: 3rd November 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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645th played so far Genre: Racing Platform: Nintendo 64 Year of Release: 2000 Developer: Left Field Productions Publisher: Nintendo The original Excitebike game isn’t on the list. I’ve been exposed to it many times, most recently thanks to the excellent NES Remix, and it’s part of the classics that you associate with the NES – […]

627th played so far Genre:Racing Platform: Playstation 3 Year of Release: 2007 Developer: Evolution Studios Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment I genuinely struggle sometimes to distinguish different types of off road(ish) racers. Pure‘s quad bike racing is probably the game that most exemplifies the genre to me, as it was the first we really covered and […]

#328 Wipeout 2097

Posted: 14th July 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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617th played so far Genre: Racing Platform: Playstation 1 Year of Release: 1996 Developer: Psygnosis Publisher: Psygnosis We have played several Wipeout games – including the first – and the main thing I remember is that the first in the series didn’t agree with me… and that later ones were okay, but still difficult. The […]