Posts Tagged ‘adventure’

861st played so far Genre: Adventure/Platform Platform: Wii Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Frontier Developments Publisher: Frontier Developments There was something incredibly charming about LostWinds, an IOS platformer where you controlled the winds that blow a character around, rather than making him jump directly. It felt uniquely suited to touch controls, although I can see […]

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 […]

#99 Fairlight

Posted: 12th December 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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829th played so far Genre: Adventure Platform: Various Year of Release: 1985 Developer: The Edge Publisher: The Edge This genre of isometric adventures, which we’ve seen before in games like Knight Lore and Crystal Castles, had its moment in the eighties but has almost completely died out since – I think the still upcoming Monster […]

#348 The Curse of Monkey Island

Posted: 25th August 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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809th played so far Genre: Adventure Platform: PC Year of Release: 1997 Developer: LucasArts Publisher: LucasArts I’ve always loved The Secret of Monkey Island and Monkey Island II and it was a treat to revisit them for the blog. I’m not as familiar with the third game, having played through it only once, but I’ve […]

#234 Myst

Posted: 20th July 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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800th played so far Genre: Adventure/Puzzle Platform: Various Year of Release: 1993 Developer: Cyan Publisher: Broderbund Game 800! To celebrate that achievement (and it really is one to me, somehow the before-last 100 milestone matters a lot) I’m playing game that I’ve been interested in for a long time, for similar reasons as The 7th […]

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 […]

#284 Full Throttle

Posted: 1st May 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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780th played so far Genre: Adventure Platform: PC Year of Release: 1995 Developer: LucasArts Publisher: LucasArts I’m still excited to see all these LucasArts games. I’ve played a bunch of them once, but never got Full Throttle. When I was younger, I think the theming put me off a bit, but it’s been cited as […]