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Clearing The Backlog: Chronological Game Challenge Pt 5

June 28, 2015 Leave a comment

So if you’ve not been following along (and why not?), I have been on a mission to play through every single game I own, from Super Mario Bros to Splatoon, in an attempt to finally play long-ignored games and finish those I’ve yet to get round to finishing. And as I go through, I’m going to offer up my thoughts on the games, from first impressions of games I’ve never played before to general thoughts on my experiences with the games I love.

Last week, we finished up 1991, and this week we cover all of 1992. Yes, all of it.

There weren’t that many games, to be fair. Read more…

Clearing The Backlog: Chronological Game Challenge Pt 4

June 20, 2015 Leave a comment

And so the game challenge continues! So, last week I didn’t post an update, but that’s simply because I was still playing through the next game on the list, ie. the first game we’re talking about today.

For those of you who missed the first parts, I am currently attempting to play every single game in my collection in order of original release, from Super Mario Bros to Splatoon. I’m doing it to try and finally finish games I’ve not got round to playing yet, and also I’m clearly insane.

Last time, we were going through much of 1991’s games, and in this part we finally finish that year! It’s a little shorter than previous updates, but I’m onto another long game and I’ve been on that for a few days. For now, let’s take a look at the last three games I played!

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Clearing The Backlog: Chronological Game Challenge Pt 3

June 8, 2015 1 comment

And the challenge keeps on rolling! As you may already know from the first two weeks of this challenge, I am currently on a mission to play through every game I own in order of original release. Currently this means I’m mostly playing through the entire Ultimate Mega Drive Collection, but this should hopefully change up a little more in coming weeks. For now though, let’s continue on with 1991! Read more…