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#550 Jak II

Posted: 2nd August 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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887th played so far Genre: Action/Platform Platform: Playstation 2 Year of Release: 2003 Developer: Naughty Dog Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment For some reason, we played some Daxter before I covered either this game or the first Jak & Daxter game. It takes place between the two, before the current game, covering the two years in […]

#388 R4: Ridge Racer Type 4

Posted: 29th July 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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886th played so far Genre: Driving Platform: Playstation 1 Year of Release: 1998 Developer: Namco Publisher: Namco The Ridge Racer series naming convention really gets confusing – aside from there being a second Ridge Racer with the same name on the list, this seems like the fourth one – although I keep forgetting it’s part […]

885th played so far Genre: Action/Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: PC/Playstation 3/Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2007 Developer: Midway Chicago/Tiger Hill Entertainment Publisher: Midway Games I’ve managed to do some different preparation for this one – knowing I had a game with John Woo’s name on it, we watched his most known film, The Killer, a […]

#844 Guitar Hero World Tour

Posted: 21st July 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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884th played so far Genre: Music Platform: Various Year of Release: 2008 Developer: Neversoft Publisher: Activision As I’m approaching the 900 mark – a big milestone that I’m still amazed I’m getting this close to – I’m getting to a lot of penultimates and this is one – for Guitar Hero: World Tour I’m going […]

#833 Devil May Cry 4

Posted: 17th July 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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883rd played so far Genre: Action/Fighting Platform: Playstation 3/Xbox 360/PC Year of Release: 2008 Developer: Capcom Publisher: Capcom So we’ve played the first and third Devil May Cry games before – the latter’s start in a store or (according to my four year old memory) pizza place standing out as an odd place to start. […]

#725 Test Drive Unlimited

Posted: 13th July 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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882nd played so far Genre: Racing Platform: Various Year of Release: 2006 Developer: Eden Games Publisher: Atari Test Drive Unlimited is described as an open world racing game, similar to Burnout Paradise, but set in what the book calls the perfect location: Hawaii. We’ll fly over, find an apartment, go out and race. Our Thoughts […]

#590 Far Cry

Posted: 9th July 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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881st played so far Genre: First-Person Shooter Platform: PC Year of Release: 2004 Developer: Crytek Publisher: Ubisoft I’ve really played this series out of order. Sure, we played the second and third game in that order, but both have their own quirks developed after this game. Far Cry 2 is described by many as an […]

#654 Gunstar Super Heroes

Posted: 5th July 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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880th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Gameboy Advance Year of Release: 2005 Developer: Treasure Publisher: Sega/THQ So we played Gunstar Heroes as game… oh, 140 on the blog, some 740 games and at least seven and a half years ago. It actually still have some purple text in its write up! Now […]

879th played so far Genre: Adventure/Fighting Platform: Playstation Portable Year of Release: 2008 Developer: Ready at Dawn Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment There’s still something amazing in my mind about some of the God of War fights – big and impressive at its best, although possibly not always as good in tying them together, from what […]

877th played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: Playstation 1 Year of Release: 1999 Developer: Square Product Development Division 6 Publisher: Square I’ve been looking forward to playing Front Mission 3 – at its core a tactics game like Final Fantasy Tactics, but with mechs and all that. It also seems appropriately story dense and in […]