Posts Tagged ‘adventure’

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 […]

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 […]

#331 Blade Runner

Posted: 16th June 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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968th played so far Genre: Adventure Platform: PC Year of Release: 1997 Developer: Westwood Studios Publisher: Virgin Interactive As I’m writing this, Cyberpunk 2077 has been released a few weeks ago and its first big patch failed to make any sort of dent in the bad reception of the game. It’s odd to watch from […]

#850 Ninja Gaiden II

Posted: 26th May 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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961st played so far Genre: Adventure/Fighting Platform: Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2008 Developer: Team Ninja Publisher: Microsoft One of the stranger and more frustrating features of the list are the near-duplicate games. I feel I have only played a single Ninja Gaiden game, but did it twice because of the Ninja Gaiden Black upgrade […]

952nd played so far Genre: Adventure Platform: PC/Amiga Year of Release: 1994 Developer: Revolution Software Publisher: Virgin Interactive Entertainment I know Revolution Software’s games mostly from the Broken Sword series, of which I’ve played the first four and backed the fifth – I still need to play it at some point, when we’ve got more […]

#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 […]

#643 Fahrenheit

Posted: 4th February 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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928th played so far Genre: Adventure Platform: Xbox/PC/Playstation 2 Year of Release: 2005 Developer: Quantic Dream Publisher: Atari Inc Fahrenheit or Indigo Prophecy is another game in video game auteur David Cage’s list of works, which would be followed by Heavy Rain and a bunch of non-list games that are similarly acclaimed. Now, with the […]

923rd played so far Genre: Adventure/Puzzle Platform: DS Year of Release: 2009 Developer: EA Tiburon Publisher: Electronic Arts There are quite a few games on the list described as Adventure/Puzzle games. They include Myst, one of the earliest examples of the idea, giving you an area with puzzles to explore, Professor Layton in a few […]

912th played so far Genre: Action/Adventure Platform: Nintendo DS Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Nintendo EAD Publisher: Nintendo Thanks to the Book of Mudora podcast, I’ve been steeped in Legend of Zelda lore recently¬† – something that seems way deeper than the games justify, but it’s fun anyway. I’ve been waiting some of these out […]