The Play List

April 4th, 2008

A list of games on immediately available platforms that I want to either revisit or play through for the first time. In the case of games without a definitive ending, a solid experiencing of is in order. A good portion of this list additionally acts as my personal Pile of Shame, ie great games I own that I have yet to actually complete.

With a list like this, why do I even bother to buy new games?

Currently playing:
Heroes of Newerth
Earthbound
New Super Mario Bros Wii
Persona 3 FES
Borderlands

PC/Mac

Defcon
Planescape: Torment – completed Feb 09 [A]
Sins of a Solar Empire [B]
STALKER
Tron 2.0
Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines
X-Com

Xbox/360

Assassin’s Creed
Batman: Arkham Asylum – completed Oct 09 [A]
Brutal Legend
Army of Two – completed Mar 08 [B-]
King Kong – completed Feb 08 [C]
Call of Duty 4 – ka-boom Apr 08 [A]
Eternal Sonata – completed May 08 [B]
Fallout 3 – completed Nov 08 [B+]
Half Life 2: Episode 1 – completed Oct 08 [A]
Half Life 2: Episode 2 – completed Oct 08 [A]
Halo ODST
Lost Odyssey
Mass Effect – completed Jan 08 [A-]
Mirror’s Edge – completed Mar 09 [C-]
Modern Warfare 2 – completed Nov 09 [B]
Prince of Persia
Psychonauts – completed July 09 [B-]
Rainbow Six Vegas 2
Rock Band 2

Xbox 360 Live Arcade

Rez HD – continuous play [A+]
Braid
Bionic Commando Rearmed
Shadow Complex

Gamecube/Wii

New Super Mario Bros Wii
Metroid Prime Triology
Resident Evil 4
Super Mario Galaxy
LostWinds
World of Goo

Nintendo DS

Advanced Wars: Days of Ruin
Chrono Trigger – completed Apr 09 [A]
Final Fantasy VI
Hotel Dusk
Retro Game Challenge
The World Ends With You
Tactics Ogre: The Knight of Lodis

PS3

Demon’s Souls – completed Nov 09 [A]
Heavenly Sword
Metal Gear Solid 4
Valkyria Chronicles – completed June 09 [A]

Playstation Network

Pixeljunk Monsters

PSP

Cave Story – completed May 08 [A+]
Final Fantasy VII: Crisis Core – completed July 08 [A-]
Loco Roco
R-Type Command
Patapon – completed May 09 [B+]

PS2

Beyond Good & Evil – completed August 08 [A-]
Deux Ex
Final Fantasy XII
Freedom Fighters
God of War – completed Dec 08 [B-]
God of War 2 – completed Dec 08 [B]
ICO – completed July 09 [A-]
Kingdom Hearts
Kingdom Hearts II
Metal Gear Solid 2
Metal Gear Solid 3
Okami
Persona 3 FES
Persona 4
Shadow of the Colosseus
Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne – played Jan 09 [B-]

PS1

Bushido Blade
Bushido Blade 2
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night- completed Dec 08 [A]
Chrono Cross
Final Fantasy Tactics
Final Fantasy VII – completed June 08 [A]
Final Fantasy VIII
Final Fantasy IX
Metal Gear Solid – completed Sept 08 [A]
Ogre Battle
Policenauts

Dreamcast

Armada
Beats of Rage (homebrew)
EGG
Jet Grind Radio
Lodoss War
Project Justice
Shenmue
Space Channel 5
Typing of the Dead
…and a whole ton of shmups

Misc

9:05 (IF) – completed August 08 [A]
Earthbound
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
Mother 3
The Secret of Monkey Island

I expect this list to grow much faster than I can cross items out, and there will most likely be a bit of carry-over to next year’s list. Hell, you should see my Netflix queue.


7 Responses to “The Play List”

  1. Curtis Brown on January 6, 2009 12:58 pm

    so where are you on your playlist so far?

  2. Chris on January 6, 2009 1:33 pm

    Been marking em off the list as I go, it’s pretty much up to date. I just need to change it from 2008 to a play list without a timeline. :]

  3. Jeff Waldron on January 12, 2009 1:54 pm

    I don’t see your Tron arcade on that list… ;) You should keep a high score board on this page too, to give those games some love!

  4. schild on March 4, 2009 9:37 pm

    “With a list like this, why do I even bother to buy new games?”

    Because some of them are overrated dreck. :awesome:

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