Posts Tagged ‘action’

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 […]

#365 Burning Rangers

Posted: 13th July 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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977th played so far Genre: Action Platform: Saturn Year of Release: 1998 Developer: Sonic Team Publisher: Sega Less than fifty games left and the list still brings up some pretty unique concepts. I don’t think I’ve played another game here where you are a firefighter. Sure, SOS The Final Escape/Disaster Report had you deal with […]

974th played so far Genre: Action/Adventure Platform: Various Year of Release: 2008 Developer: Crystal Dynamics Publisher: Eidos Interactive It’s hard not to feel that the Tomb Raider franchise has been overtaken. They are still decently well regarded, but after the most recent entries it seems like the series has lost it a bit. It doesn’t […]

#628 Battalion Wars

Posted: 1st June 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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963rd played so far Genre: Action/Strategy Platform: Gamecube Year of Release: 2005 Developer: Kuju Entertainment Publisher: Nintendo For some reason I thought Battalion Wars was a prequel to Advance Wars: the big game version of it before it was adapted for the handheld. I was wrong – not only did this come later, it changed […]

#309 Nights Into Dreams

Posted: 14th May 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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957th played so far Genre: Action Platform: Saturn Year of Release: 1996 Developer: Sonic Team Publisher: Sega I think I only know Nights into Dreams from ancillary materials, based on the main character of Nights appearing in other games and places. I’ve heard some of it described on a podcast once – although mostly the […]

#876 Super Smash Bros. Brawl

Posted: 11th May 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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956th played so far Genre: Action/Fighting Platform: Wii Year of Release: 2008 Developer: Sora Ltd. Publisher: Nintendo I believe Super Smash Bros Ultimate, the currently latest in the series, hadn’t been released the last time I played a Super Smash Bros. game. I sunk a fair amount of time into that – not as much […]

955th played so far Genre: Action/First-Person Shooter Platform: PC/Xbox/Gamecube Year of Release: 2002 Developer: Raven Software Publisher: LucasArts So I still had two Star Wars games left to play, and it felt like it has been a while since I played with force powers, rather than flying ships around.¬†We’ve played Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark […]

#256 Shadowrun

Posted: 17th April 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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948th played so far Genre: Action/Role-Playing Platform: SNES Year of Release: 1993 Developer: Beam Software Publisher: Data East I’ve always been curious about the Shadowrun universe. Not enough to play a paper and pencil RPG with it, but there’s something about the cyberpunk universe that’s interesting, with a dystopia that seemed prescient. Yeah, I backed […]

#164 Fantasy World Dizzy

Posted: 8th April 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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945th played so far Genre: Action/Adventure Platform: Various Year of Release: 1989 Developer: Oliver Twins Publisher: Codemasters Both because of my interest in older games and to prep playing older games, I regularly read the Retro Gamer magazine for a while. I haven’t taken the time to do so in a while, but one of […]

#150 Sid Meier’s Pirates

Posted: 8th March 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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936th played so far Genre: Action/Adventure Platform: Various Year of Release: 1987 Developer: MicroProse Publisher: MicroProse Sid Meier is of course most known for the Civilization series that bears his name, although even from Civilization II he has not been the lead designer on the game, seemingly spending as much time exploring other game ideas […]