Posts Tagged ‘action’

#449 Phantasy Star Online

Posted: 19th September 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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815th played so far Genre: Action/Role-Playing Platform: Dreamcast Year of Release: 2000 Developer: Sonic Team Publisher: Sega Following the disappearance of City of Heroes (even if it was found to have fan servers online this year), we set off to play as many of the online games as possible, especially MMORPGs that rely on it […]

#109 Gauntlet II

Posted: 9th August 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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805th played so far Genre: Action Platform: Arcade Year of Release: 1986 Developer: Atari Games Publisher: Atari Games While I’ve played Gauntlet before, as I said then, I’ve played its sequel before. In fact, as a family we played it as far as we could – not just me, but my sister and mother as […]

802nd played so far Genre: Action/Role-Playing Platform: Nintendo DS Year of Release: 2009 Developer: AlphaDream Publisher: Nintendo I’ve started playing Bowser’s Inside Story about ten years ago, shortly after its release, but didn’t get too far – too many other games and this list distracted me far enough. I’ve enjoyed the formula though – as […]

#755 E4

Posted: 26th June 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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794th played so far Genre: Action/Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2007 Developer: Q Entertainment Publisher: Q Entertainment Man, the name of this game is incredibly annoying. Here in the UK, E4 comes out as a TV channel that I don’t pay too much attention too, and the expanded name – for […]

#699 Exit 2

Posted: 22nd June 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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793rd played so far Genre: Puzzle/Action Platform: PSP Year of Release: 2006 Developer: Taito Corporation Publisher: Taito Corporation There’s an interesting subgenre of puzzle games which are escape rooms – a room you’re locked in, that requires puzzles to be solved to get out. It’s something I want to play around more with, as they’re […]

790th played so far Genre: Action Platform: Playstation 2 Year of Release: 2003 Developer: Konami Computer Entertainment Japan Publisher: Konami While we msotly know Hideo Kojima for the Metal Gear Solid series, while reading up when preparing for this entry I saw that he was also involved in the creation of the Zone of the […]

789th played so far Genre: Action/Adventure Platform: Playstation 3 Year of Release: 2011 Developer: Naughty Dog Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment We’ve already played two Uncharted games. Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune was quite fun, but had some issues with the fighting. Uncharted 2: Among Thieves was a lot better – solving part of that problem and leading […]

788th played so far Genre: Action/Adventure Platform: Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Chair Entertainment/Epic Games Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios At the point when this game was released, it felt like the Metroidvania (Metroid and Castlevania, referring to their large worlds with backtracking to find all the secrets as you unlock more powers). They’ve […]

785th played so far Genre: Action/Platform Platform: Various Year of Release: 2003 Developer: Ubisoft Montreal Publisher: Ubisoft The original Prince of Persia was a stand out platformer, its animation standing out but the full game having a story and set up that was quite appealing. It’s a game where straight up sequels could never quite […]

#457 Super Monkey Ball

Posted: 13th May 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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783rd played so far Genre: Action Platform: Gamecube Year of Release: 2000 Developer: Amusement Vision Publisher: Sega Anyone who knows us is probably not surprised that as I write this, we’re going through a fairly major monkey phase. There’s a monkey pillow, some small decorations and quite a few in joke references that I won’t […]