Posts Tagged ‘Strategy’

#873 Spore

Posted: 3rd April 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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773rd played so far Genre: Life Simulation/Strategy Platform: PC Year of Release: 2008 Developer: Maxis Publisher: Electronic Arts It sounds like a Molyneux-like pitch, a game where you start off as a bacteria-like organism, evolve and grow a civilization until you reach space. It was, however, proposed by the other sim genre great, Will Wright […]

#1014 XCOM: Enemy Unknown

Posted: 10th March 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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767th played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: Various Year of Release: 2012 Developer: Firaxis Games Publisher: 2K Games I’ve played the original X-Com series for the blog, including the city focused sequel, and while I still loved the basic formula, I struggled with the interface and difficulty of the original. A few years into this […]

#909 Death Tank

Posted: 2nd February 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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758th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up/Strategy Platform: Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Lobotomy Software/Snowblind Studios I remember playing a turn based tank shooter called Scorched Earth when I was younger, a game where you move tanks across a plan and shoot them with different weapons – the latter offering some strategy […]

#115 Rebelstar

Posted: 29th January 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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757th played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: ZX Spectrum Year of Release: 1986 Developer: Julian Gollop Publisher: Firebird Software I’ve been staring at the Rebelstar series for a while. The list has a sequel in name only, in that it’s a tactical game with the same name, but not necessarily many other links between them. […]

#621 Warhammer 40,000: Dawn Of War

Posted: 23rd September 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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726th played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: PC Year of Release: 2004 Developer: Relic Entertainment Publisher: THQ When it comes to the universe, I’ve always been a fantasy player. There’s some interesting bits about the 40k universe, but nothing in it ever really tempted me. Sadly, until Total War: Warhammer, it hasn’t been greatly represented […]

#180 Actraiser

Posted: 29th July 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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712th played so far Genre: Action/Strategy Platform: SNES Year of Release: 1990 Developer: Quintet Publisher: Enix I played Actraiser a long time ago, probably by getting through some random SNES games when I had a chance to – I don’t really know what attracted me to it, but I connected with it. It’s a game […]

#719 Naked War

Posted: 15th June 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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701st played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: PC Year of Release: 2006 Developer: Zee-3 Digital Publishing It’s getting harder to pick out indie titles for the first of the fifty and I’m sure I’ve skipped one or two already. I managed to dig one out from the pile though, multiplayer focused strategy game Naked War. […]

#486 Pikmin

Posted: 11th June 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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700th played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: Gamecube Year of Release: 2001 Developer: Nintendo EAD Publisher: Nintendo Another landmark! 700 already. I mean, this is 7 years in the making, but we’re getting closer all the time. At this point, there are some game series I really need to start – multiple entries where I […]

697th played so far Genre: Action/Strategy Platform: Various Year of Release: 1984 Developer: First Star Software Publisher: Beyond Software/Tynesoft/Wicked Software/Kemco I remember playing Spy vs Spy with friends about… 20 years ago maybe? Probably a few more than that, but probably about a decade after its first release. I only remember bits of it, but […]

#922 geoDefense Swarm

Posted: 8th April 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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684th played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: Iphone Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Critical Thought Games Time for another iOS game, knocking out the batch of games that won’t be playable once the old phone and ipad stop working. With geoDefense Swarm, we’re covering a tower defense game, one that looks fairly straight forward. Our […]