Posts Tagged ‘Strategy’

#815 Galcon

Posted: 30th December 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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568th played so far Genre: Action/Strategy Platform: iPhone Year of Release: 2008 Developer: Phil Hassey Galcon looks like a shooter. At least, that’s what I thought when I saw the screenshots (and every time I googled it to see what was happening). Loads of colourful shapes, mostly abstract – the semi-retro look of, say, Geometry […]

#192 Rampart

Posted: 22nd December 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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566th played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: Arcade Year of Release: 1990 Developer: Atari Games Publisher: Atari Games After a break, back to the Midway collection. Only one left after this, I promise. But no, we need a new strategy game anyway, based on our numbers, and it’s always good to see a different one, […]

#647 Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance

Posted: 4th November 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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554th played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: Gamecube Year of Release: 2005 Developer: Intelligent Systems Publisher: Nintendo It really has taken me a while to start on a Fire Emblem game. There aren’t that many on the list, but it’s a major and influential franchise. I played a 3DS iteration before, but that’s at the […]

#353 X-Com: Apocalypse

Posted: 16th September 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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542nd played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: PC Year of Release: 1997 Developer: Mythos Games Publisher: Microprose We played the first X-Com game a few years ago, and I remember it as being outdated – no in game tutorial or handholding, just putting you in there and wishing you good luck. The second game isn’t […]

532nd played so far Genre: Role Playing/Strategy Platform: Playstation 2 Year of Release: 2003 Developer: Nippon Ichi Software Publisher: Atlus/Koei I’m struggling to remember whether we’ve played a tactical RPG yet. I’ve played some before – Pokemon Conquest was an addiction in the house for a while – but aside from games in the region […]

527th played so far Genre: Life Simulation/Strategy Platform: PC Year of Release: 2001 Developer: Lionhead Studios Publisher: Electronic Arts Black & White isn’t a game we’re going into blindly. We’ve both played – I don’t think I ever finished it, but I always enjoyed playing the game a lot. Black & White is a god […]

515th played so far Genre: Action/Strategy Platform: PC/Saturn/PlayStation 1 Year of Release: 1995 Developer: Activision Publisher: Activision MechWarrior 2 is a game I’ve been eyeing up for quite some time – I owned it even though I didn’t necessarily get around to playing it. It’s not quite my typical game, but I remember the fun […]

#330 Age of Empires

Posted: 25th April 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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506th played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: PC Year of Release: 1997 Developer: Ensemble Studios Publisher: Microsoft Have we not played this game yet? (Almost, we played Age of Mythology a year ago.) Age of Empires is, and feels like, one of those important strategy series that everyone played for a while, although I believe […]

#880 Reset Generation

Posted: 5th April 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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501st played so far Genre: Puzzle/Strategy Platform: PC Year of Release: 2008 Developer: RedLynx Publisher: Nokia Now here’s a catch. I’ve mentioned before that Reset Generation is the impossible game for any sane person. Available as online and N-Gage game only, the online version was pulled within a year of us starting the blog, while […]

#640 Advance Wars: Dual Strike

Posted: 17th February 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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489th played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: PC Year of Release: 2005 Developer: Intelligent Systems Publisher: Nintendo One of the nice things of DS games is that we can put them on while watching some TV in the background, not needing full attention. It feels like a blessing here – with Japanese strategy/RPGish games, it […]