Posts Tagged ‘shoot ’em up’

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 […]

#88 Commando

Posted: 1st July 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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705th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Arcade Year of Release: 1985 Developer: Capcom Publisher: Capcom For my own amusement and occasional help in picking games, I have a list of games, constantly updated, that I am looking forward to playing and those that I really don’t, and I’d rather just be done […]

#131 Blasteroids

Posted: 22nd May 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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695th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Arcade Year of Release: 1987 Developer: Atari Games Publisher: Atari Games Asteroids is a classic, defining the 2D shooter genre in a major way. Its sequels don’t come up much on the list – although derivatives might have – and Blasteroids is the one official one […]

#980 Space Invaders Infinity Gene

Posted: 12th April 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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685th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Iphone Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Taito Publisher: Taito Finally, this is the last of the rushed iOS games – everything else has an off-iOS alternative or just works. Here, you’d imagine that a company the size and age of Taito would have the ability to […]

#222 Axelay

Posted: 27th March 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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681st played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: SNES Year of Release: 1992 Developer: Konami Publisher: Konami Here’s another random shooter drawn from the virtual bucket. I genuinely struggle to differentiate these most of the time. This one comes from the stable of Gradius and Salamander, which I struggled to introduce last time. Here […]

672nd played so far Genre: Adventure/Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Playstation 3 Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Naughty Dog Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment On our first outing in the Uncharted series, we had a good time exploring some great venues, but had some issues with the shooting in the game. We felt strengthened hearing it would […]