Posts Tagged ‘sports’

#129 World Games

Posted: 19th January 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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924th played so far Genre: Sports Platform: Various Year of Release: 1986 Developer: Epyx Publisher: Epyx The Epyx’s Something Games series had quite a large range of them – with California Games being the one I’ve known for ages, Summer Games kicking off and all of it being inspired by the Track & Field series […]

915th played so far Genre: Sports Platform: Playstation 3 Year of Release: 2007 Developer: Clap Hanz Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Out of the golf games on the list, this one probably just escaped my notice most. Mario Golf ties into the full Mario sports franchise, while Golden Tee Live stood out most as one I […]

#593 Mario Power Tennis

Posted: 27th September 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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901st played so far Genre: Sports Platform: Gamecube Year of Release: 2004 Developer: Camelot Software Planning Publisher: Nintendo Now we’re reaching the end of this project, I’m getting more restricted in the games I pick, and so scheduling and choice means that this time, the post-milestone game isn’t an indie or weird game. Instead, today […]

866th played so far Genre: Sports Platform: SNES Year of Release: 1994 Developer: Nintendo R&D3/Locomotive Corporation Publisher: Nintendo When I played the Wii version of Punch-Out, it was more or less a remake of the original NES game – or at least inspired enough by it. The SNES sequel of the original NES game, on […]

#939 Madden NFL 10

Posted: 29th April 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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864th played so far Genre: Sports Platform: Various Year of Release: 2009 Developer: EA Tiburon Publisher: EA Sports I’m not sure I’ve really enjoyed any previous American football games before. In fact, we played the original game in the Madden series before, John Madden Football. Madden NFL 10 was the most recent iteration when the […]

#367 1080 Degrees Snowboarding

Posted: 26th November 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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826th played so far Genre: Sports Platform: Nintendo 64 Year of Release: 1998 Developer: Nintendo EAD Publisher: Nintendo Sometimes, going into a game, you know it’s not going to be great. After SSX Tricky was an early highlight, an earlier snowboarding game on the older Nintendo 64 will never quite live up – with nostalgia […]

#135 California Games

Posted: 21st August 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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808th played so far Genre: Sports Platform: Various Year of Release: 1987 Developer: Epyx Publisher: Epyx Out of all these replay games, California Games is the one I’ve probably known longest – even in the full list there are a few (like Donkey Kong and Pac-Man) that could match it. I played it, in part, […]

#558 NBA Street Vol. 2

Posted: 17th May 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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784th played so far Genre: Sports Platform: Playstation 2/Gamecube/Xbox Year of Release: 2003 Developer: EA Canada Publisher: EA Sports BIG I’ve not only played the main NBA series before, but NBA Jam introduced me to something closer to the street basketball we are going to get into here and I swear it’s come up as […]

#96 Tehkan World Cup

Posted: 14th February 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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761st played so far Genre: Sports Platform: Arcade Year of Release: 1985 Developer: Tehkan Publisher: Tecmo It’s amazing how many football games are in the list and in particular how far they are spread throughout the years – other sports may have had their recent game stay on while FIFA 10 was booted off, but […]

#985 Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10

Posted: 12th December 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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746th played so far Genre: Sports Platform: Various Year of Release: 2009 Developer: EA Tiburon Publisher: Electronic Arts I’ve mentioned my general discomfort with sports games before, as a genre that I don’t get much out of. I can understand why they’re popular and why people would enjoy them, but I often find them awkward […]