Posts Tagged ‘pc’

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. […]

#590 Far Cry

Posted: 9th July 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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881st played so far Genre: First-Person Shooter Platform: PC Year of Release: 2004 Developer: Crytek Publisher: Ubisoft I’ve really played this series out of order. Sure, we played the second and third game in that order, but both have their own quirks developed after this game. Far Cry 2 is described by many as an […]

#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 […]

872nd played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: PC Year of Release: 1997 Developer: Cavedog Entertainment Publisher: GT Interactive Software I vaguely remember playing Total Annihilation with friends, in an era where Warcraft dominated the RTS conversation at school. Aside from the futuristic setting – Command & Conquer had that – there was something about the […]

#585 Doom 3

Posted: 26th May 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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870th played so far Genre: First-Person Shooter Platform: PC Year of Release: 2004 Developer: id Software Publisher: Activision Doom and Doom II were the two games that started the FPS genre – not the first to exist, but they defined a lot of how it worked. Being open sourced let to its life being lengthened, […]

#466 Tribes 2

Posted: 11th May 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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867th played so far Genre: First-Person Shooter Platform: PC Year of Release: 2001 Developer: Dynamix Publisher: Sierra On-Line From the creators of The Incredible Machine comes… one of the early multiplayer online shooters. The mecha Starsiege games led to Tribes, which then had its large online component isolated for this sequel. I’ve heard of it […]

#296 Return Fire

Posted: 25th April 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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863rd played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: 3DO/Playstation/PC Year of Release: 1995 Developer: Silent Software Publisher: Prolific Publishing I’m not sure how Return Fire ended up near the bottom of my list of games that I wanted to play, but it did, and so it goes in as a game that I just […]

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 […]

857th played so far Genre: Strategy/Role-Playing Platform: PC Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Relic Entertainment Publisher: THQ The first Dawn of War game hit a strategy spot, focusing on smaller squads that are easier to follow and keep track of. The world was as engaging as I’d expect and while base building was a thing, […]