Posts Tagged ‘shoot ’em up’

#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 […]

664th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Playstation 3 Year of Release: 2007 Developer: Incognito Entertainment/SCE Santa Monica Studio Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment I’ve simultaneously wanted to play this game and was dreading to do so. Warhawk is a multiplayer shooter, with no singleplayer mode or content. That makes it harder to review, […]

#363 R-Type Delta

Posted: 6th January 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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661st played so far Genre: Shoot-Em Up Platform: Playstation 1 Year of Release: 1998 Developer: Irem Publisher: Irem/Agetec/Sony Today we go back to the world of R-Type, a side-scrolling shooter that is more or less just that. It was decent, incredibly difficult but with really good bosses… assuming you reached them. We’ve now reached the […]

#325 Star Control 3

Posted: 9th December 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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654th played so far Genre: Strategy/Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: PC Year of Release: 1996 Developer: Legend Entertainment Publisher: Accolade There are a bunch of hybrid games, that combine two genres that don’t normally fit together, but manage it with their own spin. Prior to starting Star Control 3, I’d already seen parts of its predecessor […]

644th played so far Genre: Strategy/Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Various Year of Release: 2007 Developer: Ubisoft Paris/Red Storm Entertainment Publisher: Ubisoft The meaning of ‘strategy’ is, as so many genres, quite broad. While we’d normally think of an RTS like Command & Conquer or the Civilization series, for Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 it refers […]