Posts Tagged ‘shoot ’em up’

#909 Death Tank

Posted: 2nd February 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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758th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up/Strategy Platform: Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Lobotomy Software/Snowblind Studios I remember playing a turn based tank shooter called Scorched Earth when I was younger, a game where you move tanks across a plan and shoot them with different weapons – the latter offering some strategy […]

#386 Star Wars: Rogue Squadron

Posted: 9th January 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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752nd played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: PC Year of Release: 1998 Developer: Factor 5/LucasArts Publisher: LucasArts I had yet to kick off two Star Wars game series. Star Wars: TIE Fighter was still in the previous fifty and it focused on space combat, becoming incredibly accessible compared to other games in the […]

749th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: PC Year of Release: 2001 Developer: Bohemia Interactive Studio Publisher: Codemasters According to the book, this is the first soldier FPS – focused on the reality of participating in war rather than the shooter fantasies of, say, Quake (to use a not quite contemporary). More realistic […]

#218 Contra III: The Alien Wars

Posted: 26th December 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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748th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: SNES Year of Release: 1992 Developer: Konami Publisher: Konami I’m making my way through the franchises I haven’t started yet, I am coming across some that I haven’t started because I haven’t really cared enough. The Contra series is another run and gun series – very […]

#280 Star Wars: TIE Fighter

Posted: 16th December 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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747th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: PC Year of Release: 1994 Developer: Totally Games Publisher: LucasArts There is a subset of Star Wars games that focuses on the space dog fights that are a part of the franchise – small crafts flying around as they chase each other around the large structures. […]

737th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2008 Developer: Bizarre Creations Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios After playing the first Geometry Wars game, I felt we played a nice shoot ’em up that was nice in shorter bursts. It didn’t sustain itself for too long, but the stripped down […]

#273 Sub-Terrania

Posted: 25th October 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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734th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Mega Drive Year of Release: 1994 Developer: Zyrinx Publisher: Scavenger While we’ve played some in cave, sometimes land your ship shoot em ups before – Lunar Lander being the obvious one – I have conincidentally picked this and Pixeljunk Shooter to be played closely together. Both […]

#990 PixelJunk Shooter

Posted: 1st October 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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728th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Playstation 3 Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Q-Games/Double Eleven Publisher: Q-Games Q-Games’ PixelJunk series combines simpler cartoonish graphics with decently in depth gameplay, as suits a downloadable console game. We’ve played the Monsters variant before, a decent tower defense game, and this is the other game […]

#453 Sin and Punishment

Posted: 3rd September 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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721st played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Nintendo 64 Year of Release: 2000 Developer: Treasure/Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo I’m slowly making my way through series with multiple entries, aking sure that I’ve at least started them – going by the numbers, I should have started them all. There are two entries in the Sin […]

#835 Gears of War 2

Posted: 13th July 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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708th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2008 Developer: Epic Games Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios Microsoft’s big shooter franchise comes around again. We’ve played the first Gears of War a long time ago and while it was a fun co-op game, I must admit we never went back […]