Posts Tagged ‘action’

#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 […]

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 […]

#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. […]

#1009 Dark Souls

Posted: 15th June 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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875th played so far Genre: Action Platform: Playstation 3/Xbox 360/PC Year of Release: 2011 Developer: FromSoftware Publisher: Namco Bandai Games Hearing everyone talk about it, I feel I should consider Dark Souls a big game. Although Demon Souls did it before, this is the game that started the Souls-like trend – difficult games that reward […]

#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 […]