Good Game: Another World (DOS)

Another Good Game

Today its Another World (Out of This World) a 1991 cinematic platformer action-adventure game developed and published by Delphine Software for MS-DOS (DOS). The game tells a story of Lester, a young scientist who, as a result of an experiment gone wrong, finds himself on a dangerous alien world where he is forced to fight for his survival.

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Good Game: God of War (PS2)

A Good Game a day for the rest of time perhaps?

Today it’s God of War a 2005 hack and slash action-adventure game developed by Santa Monica Studio and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation 2 (PS2). It is the first instalment in the series of the same name and the third chronologically. Loosely based on Greek mythology, it is set in ancient Greece with vengeance as its central motif. The player controls the protagonist Kratos, a Spartan warrior who serves the Olympian Gods.

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Good Game: Shadow of the Colossus (PS2)

A Good Game a day for the rest of time perhaps?

Today it’s Shadow of the Colossus a 2005/2006 action-adventure video game developed by Team Ico (Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan Studio) and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation 2. It was directed by Fumito Ueda and developed at SCEI’s International Production Studio 1, also known as Team Ico; the same development team responsible for the cult hit Ico, to which the game is considered a spiritual successor.

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Good Game: Rune Classic (PC)

A Good Game a day for the rest of time perhaps?

Today it’s Rune a 2000 action-adventure video game developed by Human Head Studios and published by Gathering of Developers for Microsoft Windows (PC). The game is based on Norse mythology, showing the conflict between the gods Odin and Loki and the build up to Ragnarök, the end of the world.

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Good Game: L.A. Noire (PC)

A Good Game a day for the rest of time perhaps?

Today it’s L.A. Noire a 2011 neo-noir detective action-adventure video game developed by Team Bondi and published by Rockstar Games for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Microsoft Windows (PC). L.A. Noire is set in Los Angeles in 1947 and challenges the player, controlling a Los Angeles Police Department officer, to solve a range of cases across five divisions. Players must investigate crime scenes for clues, follow up leads, and interrogate suspects, and the player’s success at these activities will impact how much of each case’s story is revealed.

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