Archive for September, 2021

#776 Pac-Man Championship Edition

Posted: 20th September 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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1000th played so far Genre: Maze Platform: Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2007 Developer: Namco Bandai Games Publisher: Namco Bandai Games We’ve reached quadruple digits! We’re in a great group of landmarks for the list now, where this and the next one will feel monumental but we’ve got another twenty to go after that. To […]

#430 The Typing of the Dead

Posted: 17th September 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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999th played so far Genre: Action/Edutainment Platform: Arcade/Dreamcast/PC Year of Release: 1999 Developer: WOW Entertainment/Smilebit Publisher: Sega The Typing of the Dead was the first game I reserved as a final game without being able to go back on it. We played The Logical Journey of the Zoombinis really early on, then reserved Oregon Trail […]

48 Game Round Up: 951-998 (Jeroen)

Posted: 16th September 2021 by Jeroen in Round-Up

As discussed yesterday, we’re not quite biting off another 50, but this close to the end I wanted to get my round up in a bit early so we have a clean run to the end. I’ll have to admit that writing this post feels more difficult than normal. Being in the final rush to […]

The Final Dungeon

Posted: 15th September 2021 by Jeroen in Endgame
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It’s time for a brief intermission before we get ready for the end game. While game 998 might not sound like an odd point to do so, there is some meaning behind it – by our definition of genres, there are 25 genres left. We finished two of those a long time ago – Wii […]

998th played so far Genre: Action/Adventure Platform: Gamecube/Wii Year of Release: 2006 Developer: Nintendo EAD Publisher: Nintendo As I’m starting to round up games, it’s time to say goodbye to another major franchise. I’ve always enjoyed the look of The Legend of Zelda series, my experience was always with the original 2D entries, with the […]

#373 Panzer Dragoon Saga

Posted: 11th September 2021 by Jeroen in Goodbye
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997th played so far Genre: Role-Playing Platform: Saturn Year of Release: 1998 Developer: Team Andromeda Publisher: Sega Once upon a time, years ago by now, we covered Panzer Dragoon Orta, an enjoyable 3D shooter focused around flying around your enemies and shooting from all sides while you’re on a dragon. It was incredibly difficult, but […]

#406 Freespace 2

Posted: 8th September 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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996th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: PC Year of Release: 1999 Developer: Volition Publisher: Interplay Entertainment I covered Descent a little while ago as an odd blast from the past. That game got a couple of sequels until we got Descent: Freespace, which started to take place in an open space rather […]

#795 Supreme Commander

Posted: 5th September 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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995th played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: PC/Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2007 Developer: Gas Powered Games Publisher: THQ/Aspyr/505 Games Ever close to the end, today we’re closing the door on the RTS genre. While with a lot of other genres it wasn’t necessarily as special, I do count the RTS genre as one of […]

994th played so far Genre: Adventure Platform: Amiga/Atari ST/PC Year of Release: 1991 Developer: Delphine Software International Publisher: Erbe Software/Interplay Productions/U.S. Gold As I wanted to make sure I left a LucasArts adventure until the end, today’s conventional point & click adventure is Cruise for a Corpse, an interesting take on the formula that focuses […]