Posts Tagged ‘shoot ’em up’

#53 Gyruss

Posted: 17th April 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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595th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Arcade Year of Release: 1983 Developer: Konami Publisher: Konami Time for another early game – I have some room for them. Time for another shooter – I need more of them. Just playing more gmae. Yeah! Our Thoughts So we’ve played Tempest and its many, many […]

#320 Metal Slug

Posted: 28th March 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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590th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Neo Geo Year of Release: 1996 Developer: Nazca Corporation Publisher: Nazca Corporation/SNK One of the difficulties I’m starting to face with this list is that a bunch of games blur together. Metal Slug is a run and gun platform shooter, It looks a bit like Ghosts […]

#688 Prey

Posted: 24th March 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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589th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: PC/Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2006 Developer: Human Head Studios Publisher: 2K Games Ignore the category above – this is an FPS that just wasn’t categorised by the book as one, while we didn’t pick up on it earlier. Now the stats drive us forward, and […]

#680 Resident Evil 4

Posted: 16th March 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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587th played so far Genre: Survival Horror/Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Various Year of Release: 2005 Developer: Capcom Publisher: Capcom I can’t say I’ve enjoyed the previous Resident Evil games much. There were some okay adventure elements and such, but the controls were terrible and shooting difficult. Partially it’s said this was meant to create horror, […]

#50 Star Wars

Posted: 12th March 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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586th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Arcade Year of Release: 1983 Developer: Atari Publisher: Atari There are many different games called Star Wars. The one I’m familiar with was the NES iteration that mixed platforming and top down planet exploration sections with space battles. That one was released in 1991, while the […]

578th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up/Music Platform: Playstation 3/Playstation Portable/PC Year of Release: 2007 Developer: Queasy Games Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Time for another twinstick shooter, this one with a musical bend (again, we’re catching up on some music games here). It’s meant to generate music based on what you shoot during the […]

576th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Playstation 3 Year of Release: 2007 Developer: Housemarque Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Time to go in for another shooter. Super Stardust HD is a remake of the 1994 Amiga game of Super Stardust, itself a sequel, that has you flying around destroying asteroids and enemies across […]

#937 Left 4 Dead 2

Posted: 19th January 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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573nd played so far Genre: Survival Horror/Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: PC/Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Valve Corporation Publisher: Valve Corporation We’ve played Left 4 Dead a few years ago. We quite enjoyed it then, and it feels like zombie media still haven’t gone out of fashion. The sequel creates new stories in a […]

#48 I, Robot

Posted: 7th January 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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570th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Arcade Year of Release: 1983 Developer: Dave Theurer Publisher: Atari Isaac Asimov is an amazing speculative fiction writer (I know that sounds pretentious, but it works best to describe his work). I, Robot is one of his collections of short stories, an amazing read that I […]

#598 Metroid Zero Mission

Posted: 18th December 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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565th played so far Genre: Platform/Shoot Em Up Platform: Gameboy Advance Year of Release: 2004 Developer: Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo More 2D Metroid! This game brings us back to the stylings of Super Metroid and the like after our interesting trek into Metroid Prime‘s 3D world, doing so as an enhanced remake of the original Metroid […]