Good Game: Ape Escape (PS)

Another Good Game

Today its Ape Escape a 1999 platforming game developed by SCE Japan Studio and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the Sony PlayStation. The first in the Ape Escape series, the game tells the story of an ape named Specter who gains enhanced intelligence and a malevolent streak through the use of an experimental helmet.

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Good Game: In Cold Blood (PS)

Another Good Game

Today its In Cold Blood a 2000/2001 adventure game developed by Revolution Software and published by Sony Computer Entertainment/DreamCatcher Games for the Sony PlayStation. The player assumes the role of John Cord—an MI6 agent who is captured while on assignment and tries to figure out who betrayed him through a series of flashbacks.

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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: Forbidden Siren (PS2)

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

Today it’s Forbidden Siren (Siren) a 2004 survival horror stealth game developed by SCE Japan Studio and Project Siren, and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation 2. The game’s plot revolves around an interconnected cast of characters that possess a power which enables them to see and hear what a nearby character sees.

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Good Game: PaRappa the Rapper (PS)

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

Today it’s PaRappa the Rapper a 1997 rhythm video game developed by NanaOn-Sha and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation (PS). The game was ported to the PlayStation Portable in 2006 and a remastered version was released for the PlayStation 4 in 2017.

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Good Game: Bushido Blade (PS)

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

Today it’s Bushido Blade a 1997 3D fighting video game developed by Light Weight and published by Square and Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation (PS). The game features one-on-one armed combat. The name refers to the Japanese warrior code of honor called Bushidō.

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Good Game: The Getaway (PS2)

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

Today it’s The Getaway a 2002 action-adventure open world video game developed by Team Soho and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation 2 (PS2). The Getaway is the first in the series and is inspired by British gangland films such as Get Carter and Snatch.

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