Some of the very best games are those that seem deceptively simple on the surface.
Hoard is very much that.
Tagged: 2011, Big Sandwich Games, demo available, Desura, fantasy, OS X, Steam, trimetric, twin-stick shooter, Windows | 5 repliesContinue reading →
It isn't every day that you see games with dragons on, or for that matter a quest to rescue a kidnapped cat.
But today's game is not just any other game, it is Jasper's Journeys.
Tagged: 2008, demo available, fantasy, Jump 'n' Run Month, jump'n'run, Lexaloffle, OS X, Windows | No repliesContinue reading →
This game is an interesting curiosity, both specifically as a platformer and more generally in gaming history.
Today we're looking at Inner Worlds.
Tagged: 1996, DOS, fantasy, freeware, Jump 'n' Run Month, jump'n'run, Sleepless Software | No repliesContinue reading →
Now, we looked at Magicland Dizzy a bit back, and after a fashion I knew I'd get back to the Dizzy series sometime.
Today we're taking a look at Dizzy - Prince of the Yolkfolk.
Tagged: 1991, 2011, adventure, Amiga, Android, Big Red Software, cartoons, Codemasters, Dizzy series, DOS, fantasy, iOS, Jump 'n' Run Month, jump'n'run, puzzle-solving | No repliesContinue reading →
In a time when third-person action adventure games are increasingly common, a game needs to have something interesting to hold its own.
Today we're looking at Blades of Time.
Tagged: 2012, fantasy, Gaijin Entertainment, Jump 'n' Run Month, jump'n'run, OS X, Steam, third-person perspective, time travel, Windows | No repliesContinue reading →
Today's game is a little quirky, and my hints yesterday were still a bit vague. I should possibly have played this game through before making the hint, just to remind myself about it, heh.
Today, we're taking a look at Yo! Joe! Beat The Ghosts.
Tagged: 1993, Amiga, Blue Byte Software, fantasy, Hudson Soft, Jump 'n' Run Month, jump'n'run, Scipio | No repliesContinue reading →
There are surprisingly few fantasy-themed sports games on the computer, and today's game is one of them, Grand Monster Slam.
godboko is getting too good at guessing the games I have on my list, being the first to pick up on today's game!
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There weren't any right answers to yesterday's clues, but it was a bit oblique, I think. Think back to the Beatles, and specifically "I am the Walrus".
Not so much a walrus but what else is the song's narrator? He's the Eggman, and none moreso is the Eggman than Dizzy, of the Yolkfolk! And if we're talking about Dizzy, Prince Charming, and other fairy tale characters, we can only be talking about Magicland Dizzy!
Tagged: 1990, adventure, Amiga, Big Red Software, cartoons, Codemasters, Dizzy series, DOS, fantasy, jump'n'run, puzzle-solving, Retro Month | No repliesContinue reading →
Welcome back to our Retro Month, where we're looking back at all kinds of older games. It is, perhaps, a little surprising that computer gaming has been around long enough to have a 'retro' aspect to it, but there we are.
Today's retro game is a cheeky little number called Gobliiins.
Tagged: 1991, Amiga, cartoons, Coktel Vision, DOS, fantasy, Gobliiins series, GOG.com, multi-character puzzle, OS X, puzzle-solving, Retro Month, Windows | No repliesContinue reading →
There is always something interesting about seeing a game set in someone else's world. Today's game does exactly that.
Some may know of the Majesty series, started by Cyberlore Studios, with the world of Ardania. Today we're looking at the Defenders of Ardania.
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