Archive for July, 2015

#313 Quake

Posted: 30th July 2015 by Jeroen in Games
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444th played so far Genre: First-Person Shooter Platform: PC Year of Release: 1996 Developer: id Software Publisher: GT Interactive There were a couple of major steps during the development of the FPS genre that happened, it seems, in fairly quick succession. Doom was the notable one we already covered – the first to really go […]

#199 Monkey Island 2: LeChuck’s Revenge

Posted: 26th July 2015 by Jeroen in Games
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443rd played so far Genre: Adventure Platform: Various Year of Release: 1991 Developer: LucasArts Publisher: LucasArts It’s honestly surprising to me that it’s been nearly a year since we played The Secret of Monkey Island – we really enjoyed it and breezed through it, helped with me remembering half the puzzles. I have also played […]

442nd played so far Genre: Strategy/Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: PC Year of Release: 2006 Developer: Bohemia Interactive Publisher: 505 Games/Atari Games There are a lot of army-based shooters out there – Call of Duty has, depending on your perspective, either a lot to answer for or set a good example. As we might have intimated, […]

#860 Rez HD

Posted: 18th July 2015 by Jeroen in Games
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441st played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up/Music Platform: XB0x 360 Year of Release: 2008 Developer: United Game Artists/Q Entertainment Publisher: Sega Rez is a rail shooter set in a computer, your enemy an AI that has gone crazy because of information overload. You need to hack it, by going inside and playing a rail […]

#393 Sega Bass Fishing

Posted: 14th July 2015 by Jeroen in Games
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440th played so far Genre: Sports Platform: Arcade/Dreamcast/PC Year of Release: 1999 Developer: AM1/Sims Publisher: Sega Up until now, my knowledge of fishing has been theoretical. Conversations with friends who went fishing, some attempted bonding some fifteen years ago, bits and pieces I picked up here and there. Sega Bass Fishing, then, isn’t my game, […]

#67 H.E.R.O.

Posted: 10th July 2015 by Jeroen in Games
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439th played so far Genre: Platform Platform: Various Year of Release: 1984 Developer: Activision Publisher: Activision Time to be a hero… Helicopter Emergency Rescue Operation time! It’s an old time platform game, predating the Super Mario Bros. mark, where (according to its lore) you descend into mine shafts using your helicopter to rescue those trapped […]

438th played so far Genre: Role-Playing Platform: PC/Playstation 3/XBox 360 Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Bioware Publisher: Electronic Arts Ah, Dragon Age! The last Bioware game on the list. We went pretty fast through their list of games… Yeah, I really just wanted to play them, that’s the entire reason. Dragon Age is Bioware’s new […]

#884 Trackmania: United Forever

Posted: 2nd July 2015 by Jeroen in Games
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437th played so far Genre: Racing/Puzzle Platform: PC Year of Release: 2008 Developer: Nadeo Publisher: Deep Silver/Enlight So today we’ve got a game that has one of the stranger genre combinations so far – racing/puzzle doesn’t feel like a natural combination. As it’s a series of games (the DS version will follow at some point […]