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Re: Games Beaten: 2010

by alienjesus Tue Jun 01, 2010 8:12 am

Luke wrote:
jfe2 wrote:I hope I don't come off as an ass with my updates.


Not at all. I always enjoy reading your updates.

dsheinem wrote:Plus, I'd like to be able to compare from year to year how many games I have played (and at what point in the year) so a running total helps me do this.


When you phrase it like that it makes perfect sense. What the hell, I'd even add a total number next post.


Yeah, I'm interested in keeping track of that number to see if i beat more or less than the 72 games I beat last year. I imagine it'll be much less this time, as i'm playing a lot of longer games this time.
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Re: Games Beaten: 2010

by emwearz Wed Jun 02, 2010 6:34 pm

Just beat Final Fantasy X.
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Re: Games Beaten: 2010

by jfe2 Wed Jun 02, 2010 6:46 pm

emwearz wrote:Just beat Final Fantasy X.

I missed that one when it first came out. I really enjoyed FFIX but I couldn't afford a PS2 for the longest time, so when I finally got one FFX was kind of off of my radar.

Also, make a list of what you've beat this year!
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Re: Games Beaten: 2010

by emwearz Wed Jun 02, 2010 7:32 pm

I am not the fussed about what I have beaten this year to be honest, a few weeks back I realised I am just playing too many games and not finishing them so I started recording games I have beaten (overall) on backloggery (none of this 'finish/completed' crap, everything is just completed if I have seen the credits).

I will go through it and make up a little list from this year and post later.
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Re: Games Beaten: 2010

by emwearz Wed Jun 02, 2010 7:44 pm

emwearz 2010 games completed list!
I have got to the ending credits on all of the following games.

It is actually really hard to remember with recent releases if I played them late last year or early this year so I left out a bunch of 'summer' releases for the 360.

Tatsunoko vs Capcom - Wii
Metal Slug - VC
Metal Slug 2 - VC
Metal Slug 7 - DS
Assassins Creed II - 360
Battlefield: Bad Company 2 - 360
Bioshock 2 - 360
Mass Effect - 360
Mass Effect 2 - 360
Super Street Fighter IV - 360
Full Throttle - PC
Tales of Monkey Island - Lair of the Leviathan - PC
Tales of Monkey Island - Launch of the Screaming Narwhal - PC
Tales of Monkey Island - Rise of the Pirate God - PC
Tales of Monkey Island - The Siege of Spinner Cay - PC
Tales of Monkey Island - The Trial and Execution of Guybrush Threepwood - PC
Halo 2 - Xbox
Final Fantasy X - PS2
Final Fantasy VIII - PS1
Virtua Fighter - Saturn
Virtua Fighter Remix - Saturn
Virtua Fighter Kids - Saturn
Virtua Fighter 2 - Saturn
Streets of Rage - Genny
Sonic The Hedgehog - Genny

Total: 25
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Re: Games Beaten: 2010

by alienjesus Thu Jun 03, 2010 3:27 pm

[quote="alienjesus"]Gals Fighters NGPC
Puzzle Link NGPC
Puzzle Bobble Mini NGPC
Sonic the Hedgehog Pocket Adventure NGPC
Tatsunoko vs Capcom Wii
Star Wars Jedi Knight 2: Jedi Outcast GC
Tomena Sanner WiiWare
Sonic Jam Saturn
Dark Void Zero DSiWare
Little Red Riding Hood's Zombie BBQ DSiWare
Starship Patrol DSiWare
Pokemon Platinum DS
Pokemon Rumble WiiWare
Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia DS
Megaman 10 WiiWare
Pokemon HeartGold DS
Art Style Nemrem DSiWare
Art Style Boxlife DSiWare
Photo Dojo DSiWare
Bird & Bombs DSiWare
Metal Torrent DSiWare
Another Code R Wii
Beach Spikers GC
DoReMi Fantasy Milons DokiDoki Adventure VC
Ecco the Dolphin Mega Drive
Art Style Penta Tentacles WiiWare *new*
Art Academy First Semester DSiWare *new*
F Zero GX GC *new*
Total: 28

F Zero really frustrated me, so I downloaded a few games to play. Kinda against the point of trying to reduce my backlog, but I beat both the downloaded games, so it's not so bad.

Art Style Penta Tentacles was quite fun, but a lot shorter than most. It seems more orientated to a high score challenge than anything else. Its pretty fun, but quite finnicky about how sensitive it is. As usual though, the art style series is high in quality and low in price, I'd recommend it.

Art Academy was pretty good actually, I was surprised by just how good an application it is. The lessons are great too, although perhaps a little unnecessarily slow paced. That said, I've studied art before so whilst they felt a bit redundant to me, they might not to others. The second one is tempting me, but 800 points is a bit much for no new features and just 6 new lessons.

F Zero GX was insanely hard. Im not sure it was suited to the marathon environment, it certainly needs a lot of time to learn the courses. I think I enjoyed it overall, but it was so frustrating sometimes I didn't know if I was genuinely happy about beating a level or just relieved.
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by puke_face Thu Jun 03, 2010 3:41 pm

Been pretty slow with beating games as of late. With summer here, house/yard work tend to take control of my life. Haven't even made it to the gym as regularly like I did in the winter. I do much more gaming in the winter months when I don't like being outside and it gets darker earlier.

So far, games beaten in 2010:

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles- Turtles in Time Re-Shelled - PS3
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Re: Games Beaten: 2010

by dsheinem Thu Jun 03, 2010 4:27 pm

Raiden IV 360
Shatter PS3
After Burner 32X
Dragon Age: Origins PS3
Red Faction: Guerrilla PS3
RayStorm PS1
RayCrisis: Series Termination PS1
Call of Duty: World at War 360
Contra NES
In the Hunt PS1
Philosoma PS1
F.E.A.R.: Extraction Point 360
God of War III PS3
Electronic Table Soccer! Odyssey2
Gigawing DC
Gigawing 2 DC
Shoot 1UP 360
Dragon Age Origins: Awakening PS3
1942: Joint Strike- PS3
Little Big Planet - PSP
Strikers 1945 Plus Portable- PSP
Madden NFL 10 - PS3
Gunstar Heroes -PS3 (GEN)
Astro Boy: Omega Factor - GBA
Final Fight - PS2 (Arcade)
The Conduit - Wii
Dark Sector- PS3
Super Street Fighter IV - PS3
The Great Ragtime Show (aka Boogie Wings)- MAME
Metal Slug XX - PSP
House of the Dead: Overkill - Wii
F.E.A.R. - The Perseus Mandate- 360
Radio Allergy - Wii
Karous-Wii
Half-Minute Hero - PSP
Metro 2033 - 360 *new*
Bioshock 2 - 360 *new*


In the last week I've finished up a couple of recent FPSs, both of which were clearly designed with the single-player campaign in mind (unlike a few other certain popular franchises...). Both were fun and well worth playing, but if you find yourself debating between the two, I'd suggest going with Metro 2033. For better or worse, Bioshock 2 feels much like the first one (with more looting, better shooting/plasmid mechanics, and a poorer story), but Metro 2033 was a more engaging mix of bullet scrounging, frightening moments, and some interesting and memorable design decisions. In the battle of "atmospheric FPSs," I found Metro 2033's atmosphere to be more compelling (perhaps because I'd been to Rapture previously?). Both games are roughly the same length - but on the default difficulty Metro 2033 is quite challenging (and occasionally maddening when your enemies become bullet sponges) whereas Bioshock 2 is forgiving.

TOTAL: 37

Next up: I'm playing Super Mario Galaxy 2, a few Outrun games for Together Retro, and SOTN
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Re: Games Beaten: 2010

by OldSchool_Boy Fri Jun 04, 2010 3:39 pm

Red Dead Redemption-360

What a fantastic twist at the end. And the game isn't over till you see the credits.
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Re: Games Beaten: 2010

by Mr.White555 Fri Jun 04, 2010 7:47 pm

New ones are highlighted blue
Games I have beaten multiple times this year are green

Contra 3 & 4
Starfox 64
Operation C
Metroid Fusion
Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga
Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story
Super Mario World
Arkham Asylum
Starfox
GTA IV: The Lost and Damned
Wario Ware inc
Little Big Planet
Super Mario Bros.
Act Raiser
Kirby and the Krystal Shards
Jurassic Park Rampage Edition
Pokemon Heart Gold
Aliens vs Predator
Donkey Kong '94
Kirby's Adventure
Kirby's Nightmare in Dreamland
Donkey Kong Country 2
Ghouls 'n' Ghosts
General Chaos
Half Life 2: Episode 1
Half Life 2: Episode 2
GTA IV: The Ballad of Gay Tony

Total: 28
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