Over the last month, we’ve been playing every single* Net Yaroze game that made it on to the covermounted discs of the UK edition of The Official Playstation Magazine. As we played them, we ranked them in order of how much we liked them. This is our top twenty games: *well, unless we missed one or two… 20. Adventure Game Author: Robert Swan • Genre: Action RPG Depending on your sense of humour, you will either find Adventure Game hilariously funny, or completely hate it. Adventure Game...
In Net Yaroze Month, we are playing every Net Yaroze game featured on the UK Official Playstation Magazine, and ranking them all in the order we liked them. You may have other opinions as to the ranking, which is awesome. To learn more about Net Yaroze, read our introductory article here. WE FORGOT A GAME! So, I thought we had finished this yesterday, but then I realised I hadn’t played The Incredible Coneman by Lars Barstad and Per Ivar Pedersen The Incredible Coneman is essentially...
In Net Yaroze Month, we are playing every Net Yaroze game featured on the UK Official Playstation Magazine, and ranking them all in the order we liked them. You may have other opinions as to the ranking, which is awesome. To learn more about Net Yaroze, read our introductory article here. When Doom arrived at the end of 1993, it pretty much changed gaming forever. For one, the PC became a viable gaming platform, and secondly – while it wasn’t the first first-person shooter, it was the...
In Net Yaroze Month, we are playing every Net Yaroze game featured on the UK Official Playstation Magazine, and ranking them all in the order we liked them. You may have other opinions as to the ranking, which is awesome. To learn more about Net Yaroze, read our introductory article here. If you like top-down racers such as Super Sprint or Micro Machines, you might get a kick out of Hover Car Racing. You can play either in ‘arcade’ mode against three other cars (one of which can be...
In Net Yaroze Month, we are playing every Net Yaroze game featured on the UK Official Playstation Magazine, and ranking them all in the order we liked them. You may have other opinions as to the ranking, which is awesome. To learn more about Net Yaroze, read our introductory article here. Samsaric Asymptotes is a horizontal scrolling shooter by Philippe-Andre Lorin, who also made INVS for the Yaroze. Although it doesn’t look like it from the screen shots, the game looks beautiful to...
In Net Yaroze Month, we are playing every Net Yaroze game featured on the UK Official Playstation Magazine, and ranking them all in the order we liked them. You may have other opinions as to the ranking, which is awesome. To learn more about Net Yaroze, read our introductory article here. Mahjong is a tile-based game from China. The game is several hundred years old, but the advantage of the computerised version is that you don’t need to set up the 144 tiles. Mah Jongg is based on a...
In Net Yaroze Month, we are playing every Net Yaroze game featured on the UK Official Playstation Magazine, and ranking them all in the order we liked them. You may have other opinions as to the ranking, which is awesome. To learn more about Net Yaroze, read our introductory article here. A Dog Tale is a game where you keep impaling a bald, glasses-wearing man on to cacti until he is dead. You also have the option to collect bones and keys, but it’s mainly about being killed by cacti...
In Net Yaroze Month, we are playing every Net Yaroze game featured on the UK Official Playstation Magazine, and ranking them all in the order we liked them. You may have other opinions as to the ranking, which is awesome. To learn more about Net Yaroze, read our introductory article here. Tom Madams’ Arena looks impressive. Luckily it also plays well too. You are a two-legged robot thing (possibly inspired by the AT-ST’s from Star Wars), and you have to stomp around four arenas killing...
In Net Yaroze Month, we are playing every Net Yaroze game featured on the UK Official Playstation Magazine, and ranking them all in the order we liked them. You may have other opinions as to the ranking, which is awesome. To learn more about Net Yaroze, read our introductory article here. Snowball Fight is best described as a cross between Combat on the Atari 2600 and what a top-down, real-time version of Worms would be like, but with Penguins instead of Worms. So, there are two...
In Net Yaroze Month, we are playing every Net Yaroze game featured on the UK Official Playstation Magazine, and ranking them all in the order we liked them. You may have other opinions as to the ranking, which is awesome. To learn more about Net Yaroze, read our introductory article here. Down is one of those games that really shines in multiplayer mode. Down supports up to four players, and if more than two players are playing then you’ll need to share a joypad (one player uses the...
In Net Yaroze Month, we are playing every Net Yaroze game featured on the UK Official Playstation Magazine, and ranking them all in the order we liked them. You may have other opinions as to the ranking, which is awesome. To learn more about Net Yaroze, read our introductory article here. Pandora’s Box is another Yaroze game based on block-pushing game, Sokoban. But this time, it’s in 3D. Being in 3D adds a few difficulties, such as not being able to see where your targets are very...
In Net Yaroze Month, we are playing every Net Yaroze game featured on the UK Official Playstation Magazine, and ranking them all in the order we liked them. You may have other opinions as to the ranking, which is awesome. To learn more about Net Yaroze, read our introductory article here. Each level has a name. This one is David. Pushy IIB is based on block-pushing game, Sokoban. If you are not familiar with Sokoban, the idea is to move a number of crates to a target location. Once this...
In Net Yaroze Month, we are playing every Net Yaroze game featured on the UK Official Playstation Magazine, and ranking them all in the order we liked them. You may have other opinions as to the ranking, which is awesome. To learn more about Net Yaroze, read our introductory article here. Judging by the name of this, I’d say this probably isn’t finished or even started. But I gave myself the task of reviewing and ranking every Net Yaroze thing that turned up on the UK Official...
In Net Yaroze Month, we are playing every Net Yaroze game featured on the UK Official Playstation Magazine, and ranking them all in the order we liked them. You may have other opinions as to the ranking, which is awesome. To learn more about Net Yaroze, read our introductory article here. Annoyingly for Sam the Boulderman that I reviewed Rocks ‘n’ Gems before I got to this. Sam the Boulderman is another Boulderdash clone, but with enough differences from the aforementioned Rocks n Gems...
In Net Yaroze Month, we are playing every Net Yaroze game featured on the UK Official Playstation Magazine, and ranking them all in the order we liked them. You may have other opinions as to the ranking, which is awesome. To learn more about Net Yaroze, read our introductory article here. Time Slip is a platform game featuring a snail. A snail that can move quite fast and also jump. Oh, and shoot fireballs. I’m not judging a jumping snail. Dizzy was an egg, and eggs can’t even walk in...
In Net Yaroze Month, we are playing every Net Yaroze game featured on the UK Official Playstation Magazine, and ranking them all in the order we liked them. You may have other opinions as to the ranking, which is awesome. To learn more about Net Yaroze, read our introductory article here. If you’ve played Kick Off or Sensible Soccer, then you will be familiar with how you play Total Soccer. It plays very similar to those two games, and you can adjust how high up the camera is, so you can...
In Net Yaroze Month, we are playing every Net Yaroze game featured on the UK Official Playstation Magazine, and ranking them all in the order we liked them. You may have other opinions as to the ranking, which is awesome. To learn more about Net Yaroze, read our introductory article here. We’ve played a few Ben James games by now, and it’s been proved that he’s good at making versions of other games. Psychon was a fun version of Alien Breed; Squeak, reviewed earlier today, is an ace...
In Net Yaroze Month, we are playing every Net Yaroze game featured on the UK Official Playstation Magazine, and ranking them all in the order we liked them. You may have other opinions as to the ranking, which is awesome. To learn more about Net Yaroze, read our introductory article here. If you’ve played a match-three game, such as Bejeweled or Candy Crush Saga, before then you’ll know what Squeak is all about. If not, then the idea is simple. You start with a board of items with...
In Net Yaroze Month, we are playing every Net Yaroze game featured on the UK Official Playstation Magazine, and ranking them all in the order we liked them. You may have other opinions as to the ranking, which is awesome. To learn more about Net Yaroze, read our introductory article here. If you had a ZX Spectrum in the eighties you almost certainly would have owned a game by Ultimate Play the Game. Pssst! is one of Ultimate’s lesser known titles. It doesn’t get mentioned in the same...
In Net Yaroze Month, we are playing every Net Yaroze game featured on the UK Official Playstation Magazine, and ranking them all in the order we liked them. You may have other opinions as to the ranking, which is awesome. To learn more about Net Yaroze, read our introductory article here. Game Involving Triangles, aka GIT in the demo disc menu screen, is a puzzle game where the aim is to match coloured triangles and eradicate them from the board. You play against three other players...
In Net Yaroze Month, we are playing every Net Yaroze game featured on the UK Official Playstation Magazine, and ranking them all in the order we liked them. You may have other opinions as to the ranking, which is awesome. To learn more about Net Yaroze, read our introductory article here. PingPing is a bat-and-ball tennis type game reminscient of Pong, but instead of viewing from above, you view it from the side, making it more in common with first-video-game-candidate, Tennis for Two...
In Net Yaroze Month, we are playing every Net Yaroze game featured on the UK Official Playstation Magazine, and ranking them all in the order we liked them. You may have other opinions as to the ranking, which is awesome. To learn more about Net Yaroze, read our introductory article here. I wanted to like Yarozians. I’m a big Galaxian fan, but this isn’t Galaxian. Sure there are similarities. You have an army of aliens ahead of you that will swoop down and try and kill you. The...
In Net Yaroze Month, we are playing every Net Yaroze game featured on the UK Official Playstation Magazine, and ranking them all in the order we liked them. You may have other opinions as to the ranking, which is awesome. To learn more about Net Yaroze, read our introductory article here. I’m a big fan of a Boulder-dash clone, especially a polished one such as Rocks ‘n’ Gems. First-up, you might want to switch the game to easy mode first of all, and change the Pad Response to Low, as it...
In Net Yaroze Month, we are playing every Net Yaroze game featured on the UK Official Playstation Magazine, and ranking them all in the order we liked them. You may have other opinions as to the ranking, which is awesome. To learn more about Net Yaroze, read our introductory article here. Despite living by the sea, I have never surfed. Or ridden a jetski. If this was a massive site with a big staff, I’d ask our resident surfing expert to take a look at this game, but its just me, so lets...
In Net Yaroze Month, we are playing every Net Yaroze game featured on the UK Official Playstation Magazine, and ranking them all in the order we liked them. You may have other opinions as to the ranking, which is awesome. To learn more about Net Yaroze, read our introductory article here. In Sphere the idea is to trundle around the terrain collecting flags, while avoiding enemy spheres. If you take too long to collect the flags, they re-appear again, so you need to be quick. Although...

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