Archive for May, 2015

#27 Stargate

Posted: 31st May 2015 by Jeroen in Games
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429th played so far Genre: Shoot Em Up Platform: Arcade Year of Release: 1981 Developer: Vid Kidz Publisher: Williams Electronics Sorry, this is not a game based on the now defunct science fiction series Stargate, its predecessor movie or its spin-offs – as our searches reminded us of when we looked the game up every […]

#529 Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos

Posted: 27th May 2015 by Jeroen in Games
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428th played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: PC Year of Release: 2002 Developer: Blizzard Entertainment Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment There are so many games that allow you to be Blizzard fans, with at least three related (and often mixed) audiences. Diablo gives the more singleplayer RPG fans a go, while World of Warcraft is the MMORPG […]

427th played so far Genre: Shoot Em Up Platform: Various Year of Release: 1992 Developer: Electronic Arts Publisher: Electronic Arts The weirdness of playing these games is how it shows our gaming options have changed over the years. Shoot Em Ups now feel like they take some effort – they don’t usually hit the right […]

#200 Super Mario World

Posted: 19th May 2015 by Jeroen in Games
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426th played so far Genre: Platform Platform: SNES Year of Release: 1991 Developer: Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo This game feels like one of those games everyone has heard of – as a SNES launch title, nearly everyone probably played it and has good memories of it. The sequel to Super Mario Bros. 3 – I understand […]

425th played so far Genre: Action/Role-Playing Platform: PC/Xbox Year of Release: 2005 Developer: Big Blue Box/Lionhead Studios Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios How have we not covered the Fable series yet? One of Peter Molyneux big games, Peter majorly got into the second some time ago and it’s always been high on my list to play. […]

#318 Saturn Bomberman

Posted: 11th May 2015 by Jeroen in Games
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424th played so far Genre: Action Platform: Saturn Year of Release: 1996 Developer: Hudson Soft Publisher: Hudson Soft It feels a bit weird how, prior to starting this blog, I had never really come across the Bomberman series. I’d heard of it – may even have seen a bit of it being played – but […]

#26 Scramble

Posted: 7th May 2015 by Jeroen in Games
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423rd played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Arcade Year of Release: 1981 Developer: Konami Publisher: Leijac/Stern One of our recurring (though now ultimately futile) discussions is whether we should have started playing these games in order. It’s too late now, but even now we could start doing it, making it easier to get […]

#405 Silent Hill

Posted: 3rd May 2015 by Jeroen in Games
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422nd played so far Genre: Survival Horror Platform: Playstation Year of Release: 1999 Developer: Konami Publisher: Konami The days are getting longer again and that means that there’s enough light to play more survival horror games – something that would probably fit in the dark, but not when you’re feeling jumpy. Silent Hill started its […]