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#769 Odin Sphere

Posted: 18th May 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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868th played so far Genre: Action/Role-Playing Platform: Playstation 2 Year of Release: 2007 Developer: Vanillaware Publisher: Atlus It feels like the Playstation 2 era is one of experimentation, a time where a lot of different variants of the game are created, made possible by better hardware while not being big enough to constrain by the […]

#466 Tribes 2

Posted: 11th May 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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867th played so far Genre: First-Person Shooter Platform: PC Year of Release: 2001 Developer: Dynamix Publisher: Sierra On-Line From the creators of The Incredible Machine comes… one of the early multiplayer online shooters. The mecha Starsiege games led to Tribes, which then had its large online component isolated for this sequel. I’ve heard of it […]

866th played so far Genre: Sports Platform: SNES Year of Release: 1994 Developer: Nintendo R&D3/Locomotive Corporation Publisher: Nintendo When I played the Wii version of Punch-Out, it was more or less a remake of the original NES game – or at least inspired enough by it. The SNES sequel of the original NES game, on […]

#538 Amplitude

Posted: 3rd May 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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865th played so far Genre: Music Platform: Playstation 2 Year of Release: 2003 Developer: Harmonix Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment I’m playing Amplitude a bit out of order – I should probably be playing Frequency first, but it’s one of those thigns where it didn’t work out that way today. I guess it makes sense to […]

#939 Madden NFL 10

Posted: 29th April 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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864th played so far Genre: Sports Platform: Various Year of Release: 2009 Developer: EA Tiburon Publisher: EA Sports I’m not sure I’ve really enjoyed any previous American football games before. In fact, we played the original game in the Madden series before, John Madden Football. Madden NFL 10 was the most recent iteration when the […]

#296 Return Fire

Posted: 25th April 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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863rd played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: 3DO/Playstation/PC Year of Release: 1995 Developer: Silent Software Publisher: Prolific Publishing I’m not sure how Return Fire ended up near the bottom of my list of games that I wanted to play, but it did, and so it goes in as a game that I just […]

862nd played so far Genre: Action/Platform Platform: Nintendo 64 Year of Release: 1999 Developer: Sucker Punch Productions Publisher: Ubi Soft My first encounter with Rocket: Robot on Wheels was actually through the video of a tool-assisted speedrun, which showed an action platformer that clearly drew on the Super Mario 64 set up of worlds with […]

861st played so far Genre: Adventure/Platform Platform: Wii Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Frontier Developments Publisher: Frontier Developments There was something incredibly charming about LostWinds, an IOS platformer where you controlled the winds that blow a character around, rather than making him jump directly. It felt uniquely suited to touch controls, although I can see […]

#720 Slitherlink

Posted: 13th April 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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860th played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: Nintendo DS Year of Release: 2006 Developer: Hudson Soft Publisher: Hudson Soft Unlike other games, I didn’t play Slitherlink because I grabbed it next on my list. The DS version isn’t easily found in English, but all of it was based on an existing paper game which has […]

859th played so far Genre: Action/Adventure Platform: PC/Playstation 3/Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Rockstar North Publisher: Rockstar Games Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned was the first “expansion” of Grand Theft Auto IV, a game set in the same city/world with a different set of protagonists and missions. The Ballad of […]