Posts Tagged ‘sports’

#308 International Track & Field

Posted: 18th October 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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641st played so far Genre: Sports Platform: Playstation Year of Release: 1996 Developer: Konami Publisher: Konami I’ve played Track & Field some time ago – a minigame collection based on various athletics challenges, set up for arcade play and the inspiration for Olympics games, Mario and Sonic or otherwise, for a long time to come. […]

#925 Grand Slam Tennis

Posted: 2nd October 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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637th played so far Genre: Sports Platform: Wii Year of Release: 2009 Developer: EA Canada Publisher: Electronic Arts So following the Legend of Zelda games I played earlier this week, it felt time to do something more active. In this case, as I really should play both a Wii game and a sports game, some […]

#233 NBA Jam

Posted: 24th February 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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582nd played so far Genre: Sports Platform: Various Year of Release: 1993 Developer: Midway Publisher: Midway My knowledge of basketball is probably summed up best by saying that the podcast Pistol Shrimps Radio actually teaches me things about the game, and that the most exposure I’ve had to it was through the Michael Jordan classic […]

#427 ISS Pro Evolution

Posted: 26th October 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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552th played so far Genre: Sports Platform: Playstation Year of Release: 1999 Developer: Konami Publisher: Konami ISS Pro Evolution is another football game. See FIFA 10 or Pro Evolution Soccer or Sensible World of Soccer – in fact, this is a predecessor of the second in that list. Being from 1999, it feels like it’ll […]

#206 Tecmo Super Bowl

Posted: 20th September 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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543rd played so far Genre: Sports Platform: NES Year of Release: 1991 Developer: Tecmo Publisher: Tecmo Time for another sports game I don’t know much about! I’ll be watching the Superbowl at some point, but until then most of my knowledge of American football comes from the theory of how it’s meant to work, bits […]

#197 Super Tennis

Posted: 22nd July 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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528th played so far Genre: Sports Platform: SNES Year of Release: 1991 Developer: Tokyo Shoseki Publisher: Nintendo It feels like there are a fair amount of tennis games on the list. I suppose it’s the standard approach – Pong started it, and even afterwards it’s a pretty simple formula to start with as a sports […]

#210 NHL Hockey

Posted: 19th May 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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512th played so far Genre: Sports Platform: Mega Drive Year of Release: 1991 Developer: Park Place Productions Publisher: EA Sports Time for another sports game – hockey again. NHL Hockey, unlike its more recent brother NHL 10, has stayed on the list of games – as you’d expect from an older game, really. I can’t […]

#65 Ballblazer

Posted: 7th May 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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509th played so far Genre: Sports Platform: Various Year of Release: 1984 Developer: Lucasfilm Games Publisher: Atari I’m not quite sure what to say of Ballblazer, as in my mind it’s just on the list, without any notable qualities. An early sports game that sounds somewhat soccer-like, with a sci fi veneer but also limited […]

#64 Track & Field

Posted: 24th January 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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483rd played so far Genre: Sports Platform: Arcade Year of Release: 1983 Developer: Konami Publisher: Konami Sports games have been around for a while, and today we’re going to play an early one. Many newer ones don’t necessarily grip us, but it feels like a large part of it is because they become impenetrable if […]

#414 Mario Golf

Posted: 4th September 2015 by Jeroen in Games
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453rd played so far Genre: Sports Platform: Game Boy Color Year of Release: 1999 Developer: Camelot Software Planning Publisher: Nintendo In general, we like Mario games – they are done well, whether it’s an RPG, a platformer or a racing game. A branch that we haven’t really covered are his (semi-)sports games. We’ve also covered […]