Posts Tagged ‘electronic arts’

#946 Need For Speed: Shift

Posted: 11th October 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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1007th played so far Genre: Racing Platform: Various Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Slightly Mad Studios Publisher: Electronic Arts The Need for Speed series is one that has been around for a long time now, with (from memory) its 1994 release with its 3D cards impressing us back in the day. It’s been a mainstay […]

976th played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: PC/Playstation 1 Year of Release: 1996 Developer: Bullfrog Productions Publisher: Electronic Arts For my final Bullfrog game – I’d forgotten I had one left – we return to the cyberpunk setting of Syndicate with Syndicate Wars, a sequel that leaps ahead to an even more corporate focused era. […]

#966 Skate 2

Posted: 20th April 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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949th played so far Genre: Sports Platform: Playstation 3/Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2009 Developer: EA Black Box Publisher: Electronic Arts In my understanding, the Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater series and its spin offs dominate the skating genre, although it makes sense that EA would try to get into it considering the number of sports […]

#542 Freedom Fighters

Posted: 19th March 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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939th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Various Year of Release: 2003 Developer: IO Interactive Publisher: Electronic Arts Somehow I seem to have left all my IO Interactive games until the end – I played both Hitman 2: Silent Assassin and Hitman: Blood Money pretty recently. I mean, on an 11 year schedule […]

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 […]

853rd played so far Genre: First-Person Shooter Platform: PC Year of Release: 2002 Developer: 2015, Inc. Publisher: Electronic Arts It feels like the Medal of Honor series is another military shooter similar to the Call of Duty series – you’re a soldier, you go out and attack places, guard them or similar and go through […]

821st played so far Genre: First-Person Shooter Platform: Playstation 3/Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2008 Developer: EA Dice Publisher: Electronic Arts After having played many Battlefield games, both Battlefield 1942 and 1943 made it clear to me how much of this is a multiplayer franchise and that the multiplayer FPS has no appeal for me. […]

812th played so far Genre: Role-Playing Platform: PC Year of Release: 1993 Developer: Looking Glass Technologies Publisher: Origin Systems/Electronic Arts There are a few games that I vividly remember being introduced to through the library. It started me on Baldur’s Gate, which I played that way first before getting my own copy, as well as […]

779th played so far Genre: First-Person Shooter Platform: Playstation 3/Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2009 Developer: EA Dice Publisher: Electronic Arts Time to get back to the Battlefield series, since I still have two to go and won’t enjoy them much more this time. Especially since, from what I have been able to determine, Battlefield […]

778th played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: Wii Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Amblin Entertainment/EA Los Angeles Publisher:Electronic Arts The Wii is, or was, a popular platform for puzzle games. In part, the controllers allow for a different experience that can tie into the genre well, but the system is also a big hit with […]