Posts Tagged ‘puzzle’

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 […]

#301 Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo

Posted: 29th October 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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904th played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: Various Year of Release: 1996 Developer: Capcom Publisher: Capcom It feels like there was this era where Capcom created almost-parody games of itself. While SNK vs. Capcom: Card Fighters Clash is a proper game, there’s also something odd about its use of the franchises. Super Puzzle Fighter II […]

#779 Puzzle Quest

Posted: 7th September 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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896th played so far Genre: Puzzle/Role Playing Platform: Various Year of Release: 2007 Developer: Infinite Interactive Publisher: D3 Publisher Yeah, I’ve kept Puzzle Quest until the end. It’s a puzzle RPG which, to make it easier on myself, I’ll be playing on the DS so I have some TV distraction if I want it. I’ve […]

#338 Intelligent Qube

Posted: 3rd September 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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895th played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: Playstation 1 Year of Release: 1997 Developer: G-Artists Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Intelligent Qube feels like it fits in with a number of these puzzle games with simpler graphics, using the system’s 3D capabilities but using the abstraction to not need complicated graphics. Devil Dice comes to mind […]

#840 Maboshi: The Three Shapes Arcade

Posted: 30th May 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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871st played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: Wii Year of Release: 2008 Developer: Mindware Corp Publisher: Nintendo With all the digital storefronts disappearing – in particular Nintendo’s offerings disappear early – it feels right to get these indie titles done earlier so I don’t have to worry about disappearing or breaking consoles. So far we’ve […]

#720 Slitherlink

Posted: 13th April 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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860th played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: Nintendo DS Year of Release: 2006 Developer: Hudson Soft Publisher: Hudson Soft Unlike other games, I didn’t play Slitherlink because I grabbed it next on my list. The DS version isn’t easily found in English, but all of it was based on an existing paper game which has […]

858th played so far Genre: Racing/Puzzle Platform: Nintendo DS Year of Release: 2008 Developer: Firebrand Games/Atlus Publisher: Focus Home Interactive/Atlus I had an amazingly good time a while ago with Trackmania: United Forever for the PC. The racing felt fun and the puzzle and track building was a pretty fun twist. It wasn’t the first […]

#412 Mr. Driller

Posted: 20th January 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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839th played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: Arcade Year of Release: 1999 Developer: Namco Publisher: Namco As the last of this batch of Dreamcast games (for now – the real last one of the batch needs some more time to play), Mr. Driller has always reminded me of early list game Drill Dozer – drilling […]

#385 Wetrix

Posted: 30th November 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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827th played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: Nintendo 64 Year of Release: 1998 Developer: Zed Two Publisher: Ocean/Infogrames Time for our next Nintendo 64 title of the batch. Wetrix has always been an interesting entry on the list – as much a tech demo for water physics as it’s a puzzle game using them. It’s […]

#229 The Incredible Machine

Posted: 2nd September 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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811th played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: Various Year of Release: 1992 Developer: Jeff Tunnell Productions Publisher: Sierra On-Line As one of the other games I had great memories of, I mostly experienced┬áthe Incredible Machine franchise through The Incredible Toon Machine, a more kid focused presentation of the whole thing. It has hints of Armadillo […]