Posts Tagged ‘2009’

#946 Need For Speed: Shift

Posted: 11th October 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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1007th played so far Genre: Racing Platform: Various Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Slightly Mad Studios Publisher: Electronic Arts The Need for Speed series is one that has been around for a long time now, with (from memory) its 1994 release with its 3D cards impressing us back in the day. It’s been a mainstay […]

1004th played so far Genre: Flight Simulator Platform: Various Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Gaijin Entertainment Publisher: 505 Games/Gaijin Entertainment Unlike other genres, there was no planning around the final flight simulator. IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey is a sequel to IL-2 Sturmovik, which I played ‘only’ four years ago, which helped contain it, but […]

#916 Crayon Physics Deluxe

Posted: 30th August 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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993rd played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: PC Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Petri Purho There’s this fun little genre of puzzle games that consists of small Rube Goldberg setups, where you add some bits and pieces to a level to reach your goal – often bringing one thing to another. The Incredible Machine and […]

981st played so far Genre: First-Person Shooter Platform: PC/Playstation 3/Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Starbreeze Studios Publisher: Atari I think I’ve discussed enough of this game series’ history in my review of Chronicles of Riddick: Escape From Butcher Bay (the series certainly loves its long titles). This, somehow, feels even more remarkable – […]

980th played so far Genre: Action/Adventure Platform: Nintendo DS/PSP/iPhone Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Rockstar Leeds/Rockstar North Publisher: Rockstar Games For the final Grand Theft Auto series we go to something atypical for the modern series – a handheld entry in the series that I’m sure will be compromise. The game has an overhead perspective […]

#960 Rhythm Heaven

Posted: 22nd June 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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970th played so far Genre: Music Platform: DS Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Nintendo SPD/TNX Music Recordings Publisher: Nintendo It feels like I’ve always mentally divided music games between instrument-based rhythm games and other rhythm games – possibly with a handful that don’t go either way, like how Singstar technically isn’t. That last instrument based […]

#962 Resident Evil 5

Posted: 23rd April 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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950th played so far Genre: Survival Horror/Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Xbox 360/Playstation 3/PC Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Capcom Publisher: Capcom As I’m preparing to play thisĀ  – probably the last ‘normal’ landmark game before they’re all significant milestones – it’s the last game on the list of the influential Resident Evil survival horror franchise. […]

#966 Skate 2

Posted: 20th April 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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949th played so far Genre: Sports Platform: Playstation 3/Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2009 Developer: EA Black Box Publisher: Electronic Arts In my understanding, the Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater series and its spin offs dominate the skating genre, although it makes sense that EA would try to get into it considering the number of sports […]

#888 Art Style: Intersect

Posted: 2nd April 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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943rd played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: Nintendo DS Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Q-Games Publisher: Nintendo Looking at the list of other Q-games titles we’ve played and that they published, such as the Pixeljunk series, Starship Patrol and Reflect Missile, it’s clear that they were one of the known indie developers for Sony and […]

#954 Swords & Soldiers

Posted: 8th February 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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929th played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: Wii Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Ronimo Games Publisher: Ronimo Games Did you know that the only physical release of Swords & Soldiers seems to have been the German version? It’s the only one I could find, at least, which worried me a bit at first. It was […]