Archive for August, 2018

720th played so far Genre: First-Person Shooter Platform: Wii Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Headstrong Games Publisher: Sega I’m jumping between installments of The House of the Dead to cover different options. For this one, I obtained a copy in an office move some time ago and in my quest of getting rid of oddly […]

#436 Diablo II

Posted: 26th August 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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719th played so far Genre: Action/Role-Playing Platform: PC Year of Release: 2000 Developer: Blizzard North Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment Three years after Diablo, we decided to play its sequel – mostly to help Before I Kick (write up for this game coming a few months late there),but I guess having a gap similar to the original […]

718th played so far Genre: First-Person Shooter Platform: PC/Playstation 3/Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2007 Developer: Epic Games Publisher: Midway Games A while ago, Unreal Tournament 2004 impressed me more than I thought it would, with a singleplayer campaign that was more interesting than I expected. I’ve got another game in the series to cover […]

#817 Bionic Commando Rearmed

Posted: 18th August 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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717th played so far Genre: Platform Platform: PC/Xbox 360/Playstation 3 Year of Release: 2008 Developer: Grin Publisher: Capcom For some games on this list, we are playing the remake rather than the original. Bionic Commando seems to have been a rather beloved NES game with some impressive time attacks. I doubt the latter factored into […]

#74 Hyper Sports

Posted: 14th August 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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716th played so far Genre: Sports Platform: Arcade Year of Release: 1984 Developer: Konami Publisher: Konami We’ve been playing a bunch of games based on sports games before, mostly from these earlier eras – Summer Games II comes to mind – but the collection of minigames with a sports theme lasts in the modern day […]

#523 Hitman 2: Silent Assassin

Posted: 10th August 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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715th played so far Genre: Action Platform: Various Year of Release: 2002 Developer: IO Interactive Publisher: Eidos I guess I’m trying to start the franchises that have multiple items on the list, where I haven’t started them yet. It’s not been something I’ve been actively seeking out, but when I am reminded of one, I […]

714th played so far Genre: Action/Adventure Platform: Gameboy Advance Year of Release: 2004 Developer: Capcom/Flagship Publisher: Nintendo In the past year or so, I’ve been playing a lot of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, the Zelda game that combines the open world of an Assassins Creed game with the world of The […]

#472 Gitaroo Man

Posted: 2nd August 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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713th played so far Genre: Music Platform: Playstation 2 Year of Release: 2001 Developer: Koei/iNis Publisher: Koei/THQ Gitaroo Man is a rhythm game that, from its cover, I always peg as a bit of a RPG game. What the cover doesn’t look like is how the game seems to be pegged – one where you […]