Posts Tagged ‘Various’

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 […]

973rd played so far Genre: First-Person Shooter Platform: Various Year of Release: 2011 Developer: Eidos Montreal Publisher: Square Enix I’ve always had Deus Ex on my list of beloved games, since seeing it for the first time. With Invisible War making for a disappointing sequel, I didn’t expect to see the series again. Seeing a sequel […]

#736 Virtua Tennis 3

Posted: 29th May 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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962nd played so far Genre: Sports Platform: Various Year of Release: 2006 Developer: Sega AM3/Sumo Digital Publisher: Sega It feels like it’s only been weeks since I played Mario Power Tennis, the previous tennis (or tennis-inspired) game, even if it’s been over half a year. But as I approach the end of the entire list, […]

#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 […]

#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 […]

#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 […]

#612 Puyo Pop Fever

Posted: 24th February 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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933rd played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: Various Year of Release: 2004 Developer: Sonic Team Publisher: Sega Oh man, here we’ve got another version of the block dropping puzzle genre. Not to say that they’re bad – the popularity of Tetris is obvious and I’ve enjoyed many other games in the area. It’s just that […]

#288 Descent

Posted: 31st January 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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927th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Various Year of Release: 1995 Developer: Parallax Software Publisher: Interplay Productions Sorry, I guess there was another game waiting that I was familiar with – although I never ended up playing it myself, I had friends get into Descent before and watched it being played. I […]

#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 […]

#712 Hitman: Blood Money

Posted: 7th January 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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921st played so far Genre: Stealth Platform: Various Year of Release: 2006 Developer: IO Interactive Publisher: Eidos Interactive I have had a difficult time with Hitman 2: Silent Assassin. I had heard a lot about the later iterations and their freedom, but the difficulty of the game meant that I never got that far in. […]