Posts Tagged ‘wii’

711th played so far Genre: Platform/Puzzle Platform: Wii Year of Release: 2009 Developer: WayForward Technologies Publisher: Majesco Entertainment I’ve seen A Boy and His Blob before, as a NES time attack video. I got the basic idea, feeding this blob jellybeans that made it transform, but the full gameplay always stayed vague. I knew I […]

#993 Max and the Magic Marker

Posted: 26th October 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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643rd played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: PC/Wii Year of Release: 2010 Developer: Press Play Publisher: Press Play/The Games Company I’m not sure quite where Max & the Magic Marker comes from. It’s a game concept that feels obvious for the Wii and DS – a platform game where you can draw your own platforms. […]

#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 […]

#957 Punch-Out

Posted: 12th September 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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632nd played so far Genre: Fighting Platform: Wii Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Next Level Games Publisher: Nintendo When I started playing this, I thought I’d already played Super Punch-Out, but I turned out to be wrong. I must have tried a game in the series before, but not this one. The reason I thought […]

#827 De Blob

Posted: 6th July 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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615th played so far Genre: Puzzle/Platform Platform: Wii Year of Release: 2008 Developer: Blue Tongue Entertainment Publisher: THQ I’ve been keeping an eye on De Blob since, I believe, just before the start of this blog, as an interesting game that seemed so different from everything else. Not to mention that the original version of […]

#896 Bit. Trip Core

Posted: 4th February 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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577th played so far Genre: Action/Music Platform: Wii Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Gaijin Games The Bit. Trip series of games is – as far as I know, a set of small games that rely on rhythm game mechanics inside a bunch of other game genres. Bit. Trip Core is the second in the series, […]

504th played so far Genre: Survival Horror/Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Wii Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Visceral Games Publisher: Electronic Arts I remember enjoying Dead Space. It’s not a favourite, the genres the game consists of made sure of that, but it managed to strike the right balance of scares, tension and proper action. With […]

#846 Let’s Tap

Posted: 20th March 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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497th played so far Genre: Music Platform: Wii Year of Release: 2008 Developer: Prope Publisher: Sega The biggest game in our big box of games to play has been Let’s Tap for a while now. Rather than coming in a standard DVD or CD case, or something else of that size, it comes in a […]

#849 LostWinds

Posted: 28th September 2015 by Jeroen in Games
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459th played so far Genre: Adventure/Platform Platform: Wii Year of Release: 2008 Developer: Frontier Developments Publisher: Frontier Developments Just the look of this game draws me in. It looks gorgeous, while even the few things I’ve read about it draw me in – an interesting looking platformer. We ended up playing the IOS version of […]

#737 Wii Sports

Posted: 29th April 2015 by Jeroen in Games
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421st played so far Genre: Sports Platform: Wii Year of Release: 2006 Developer: Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo If there is one game that defined Nintendo’s success with the Wii, it’s Wii Sports. It’s what made the console acceptable – and even a must buy – to most casual gamers, and while it drew the ire of […]