Posts Tagged ‘Various’

#225 Mortal Kombat

Posted: 26th December 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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567th played so far Genre: Fighting Platform: Various Year of Release: 1992 Developer: Midway Games Publisher: Midway Games What a glorious game for Boxing day, right? Pure coincidence, I can assure you – just how the numbers happened to work out. Mortal Kombat is an early moral outrage game. People fighting each other in games […]

#181 Klax

Posted: 24th November 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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559th played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: Various Year of Release: 1990 Developer: Atari Games Publisher: Atari Games Welcome to my Atari/Midway arcade-a-thon! Some time ago, we picked up a PSP collection, Midway Arcade Treasures for a decent price, which contained several games on the list. We have used it for a few games already, […]

#359 Quake II

Posted: 27th August 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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537th played so far Genre: First-Person Shooter Platform: Various Year of Release: 1997 Developer: id Software Publisher: Activision Following in our travel through first-person shooters, Quake II is the next on the list. Despite its current omnipresence in the list, it seems to have taken until the 2000s before it got that good. Before then, […]

#236 Maniac Mansion: Day of the Tentacle

Posted: 23rd August 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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536th played so far Genre: Adventure Platform: Various Year of Release: 1993 Developer: LucasArts Publisher: LucasArts I’ll admit, playing Day of the Tentacle today was self-indulgence. The special edition was released a few days earlier and I was really looking forward to experiencing it again. Although technically the sequel to Maniac Mansion, this game took […]

#44 Sokoban

Posted: 19th August 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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535th played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: Various Year of Release: 1982 Developer: Hiroyuki Imabayashi Publisher: Thinking Rabbit Sokoban feels like it’s one of the better known puzzle games out there, to the point where Nethack names a set of floors after it. Box-shoving and boulder-shoving comes down to the same thing after all. I […]

#1007 Minecraft

Posted: 10th July 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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525th played so far Genre: Simulation Platform: Various Year of Release: 2011 Developer: Mojang Publisher: Mojang Minecraft must be one of the biggest game success stories of the past decade, responsible for the success of many streams and streaming sites, as well as the rise of Mojang and all that that entails. We’ve played around […]

#39 Miner 2049er

Posted: 16th June 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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519th played so far Genre: Platform Platform: Various Year of Release: 1982 Developer: Big Five Software Publisher: Big Five Software It has been a while since I’ve played Bounty Bob Strikes Back, the sequel to this game. It was a charming but essentially outdated game at the time I played it. With Miner 2049er, then, […]

#106 Alter Ego

Posted: 15th May 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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511th played so far Genre: Role-Playing Platform: Various Year of Release: 1986 Developer: Activision Publisher: Activision With there being 1021 games on the revised list, here we are – the actual, true halfway point of the list. And I’ll admit that Alter Ego wasn’t our planned halfway point (that game will follow at some point), […]

#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 […]

#1 The Oregon Trail

Posted: 1st April 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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500th played so far Genre: Edutainment Platform: Various Year of Release: 1971 Developer: MECC Publisher: Broderbund Do you see that number up there? Game 500 indeed. This more or less marks the halfway point – there’s a bit of wiggle room from expanded lists and the one part of 1001, but we have pretty much […]