Posts Tagged ‘action’

#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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

850th played so far Genre: Action/Adventure Platform: DS Year of Release: 2007 Developer: Nintendo EAD Publisher: Nintendo Somehow, I managed to end up behind on Legend of Zelda games and have three more to go in about 150 games – yeah, with 850 we’re at a clear landmark and it feels good to play a […]

#698 Tomb Raider Legend

Posted: 9th February 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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844th played so far Genre: Action/Adventure Platform: Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2006 Developer: Crystal Dynamics Publisher: Eidos Interactive So I still had two Tomb Raider games left to play – Tomb Raider Underworld is yet to come. My only real exposure to the series was the original Tomb Raider, which was my only real […]

#138 Head Over Heels

Posted: 1st February 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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842nd played so far Genre: Action Platform: Various Year of Release: 1987 Developer: Ocean Software Publisher: Ocean Software After I felt like we mostly neglected them for quite some time, I have been trying to play some more of these isometric action adventure games again. I touched Fairlight a month and a half ago and […]

841st played so far Genre: Action/Platform Platform: Playstation 2 Year of Release: 2004 Developer: Sucker Punch Productions Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment The Sly series is another one where we have a big gap between the two games of the series. We played Sly Cooper about nine years ago, as part of a collection of games […]

838th played so far Genre: Action Platform: Arcade/Dreamcast Year of Release: 1998 Developer: Sega AM 2 Publisher: Sega I think today’s game has one of the longest titles on the list, as well as one that has some of the more random words thrown together – I don’t expect tangrams to feature at all in […]

828th played so far Genre: Action/Platform Platform: Nintendo 64/Playstation 1 Year of Release: 1998 Developer: DMA Design Publisher: Take Two Interactive It feels like the Nintendo 64 era was the high point of the 3D action platformers – your Super Mario 64s and Banjo Kazooies. Sure, later platforms had them too, but they were so […]

#329 Vectorman 2

Posted: 1st October 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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818th played so far Genre: Action/Platform Platform: Mega Drive Year of Release: 1996 Developer: BlueSky Software Publisher: SEGA There really was a trend in the mid-nineties, before the advent of 3D-capable consoles, where using pre-rendered 3D graphics was the best way to make your game seem modern. We’ve seen it on the SNES with Donkey […]