Archive for October, 2018

#127 Buggy Boy

Posted: 29th October 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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735th played so far Genre: Driving Platform: Arcade Year of Release: 1986 Developer: Tatsumi Publisher: Tatsumi There are a bunch of games that look like Buggy Boy, racers from a pre-3D era, running down a semi endless track that relies on sprite scaling to get the illusion of racing forward. Out Run is the canonical […]

#273 Sub-Terrania

Posted: 25th October 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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734th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Mega Drive Year of Release: 1994 Developer: Zyrinx Publisher: Scavenger While we’ve played some in cave, sometimes land your ship shoot em ups before – Lunar Lander being the obvious one – I have conincidentally picked this and Pixeljunk Shooter to be played closely together. Both […]

#1017 Mark of the Ninja

Posted: 21st October 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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733rd played so far Genre: Stealth Platform: PC/Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2012 Developer: Klei Entertainment Publisher: Microsoft Studios I’ve had Mark of the Ninja down as its own indie game, a 2D stealth game that presumably has you ninjaing somewhere quietly. Beyond that, I’m actually not sure where it goes or what to compare […]

#996 Bioshock 2

Posted: 17th October 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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732nd played so far Genre: First Person Shooter Platform: PC/Playstation 3/Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2010 Developer: 2K Marin Publisher: 2K Games After Need for Speed: Most Wanted, I need a more reliable game today. I remember the original Bioshock really fondly and enjoyed its inspiration System Shock 2 when we got to playing it.. […]

#662 Need for Speed: Most Wanted

Posted: 13th October 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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731st played so far Genre: Racing Platform: Various Year of Release: 2005 Developer: EA Canada Publisher: Electronic Arts I’ve always distantly admired the Need for Speed series. I remember the original being released and playing it with friends and enjoying the naughty feeling of being chased by the police and the thrill to speed along […]

#243 SimCity 2000

Posted: 9th October 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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730th played so far Genre: Management Simulation Platform: Various Year of Release: 1993 Developer: Maxis Publisher: Maxis I’ve been playing a fair amount of Cities: Skylines recently, the spiritual successor to the, by now semi-defunct, SimCity series. It’s one of those series I love playing and I’ve been holding off on playing them so I […]

729th played so far Genre: Flight Simulator Platform: Nintendo 64 Year of Release: 1996 Developer: Nintendo EAD/Paradigm Simulation Publisher: Nintendo I played Pilotwings about four years ago, a SNES flight sim with some unusual craft and an interesting set of missions – a bit simple now, maybe, but impressive for the time and with a […]

#990 PixelJunk Shooter

Posted: 1st October 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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728th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Playstation 3 Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Q-Games/Double Eleven Publisher: Q-Games Q-Games’ PixelJunk series combines simpler cartoonish graphics with decently in depth gameplay, as suits a downloadable console game. We’ve played the Monsters variant before, a decent tower defense game, and this is the other game […]