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Games they should bring back

Discussion in 'General Video Gaming Chat' started by JayList, Oct 19, 2005.

  1. JayList

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    Sorry if this has already been posted. I did a search and couldn't find the keywords but maybe I missed it.

    There are a couple of games I've played that made an impact on me , and I like to play a new version with a new story and updated tech. But why did you like them as well?

    Midwinter 1 and 2. (how it stretched the Amiga).

    Midwinter for me was the first immersive game. I could really get into this believable 3d world. Although I sucked at hangliding. The mix of vehicles and rpg like elements made a difference. How you could win by using the right strategy.

    Midwinter 2

    More of the same, and the strategy was even more paramount. Getting the islands in the right order really spiced up the action. The fact that you could go undersea, oversea, fly and on the land as well was amazing for the time, and I don't think has been bested, although Operation Flashpoint reminded me of it.

    Chips Challenge (atari lynx) - a fiendish and addictive puzzle game.

    Really really addictive and simple.

    Act Raiser 1 SNES - An awesome game, I really really enjoyed the god bits, it was really compelling. And the sword bits served to liven it up.

    If I remember they junked the god bits for Actraiser 2 (what the fudge).

    The end of it when the people didn't neeed you anymore makes me sad still, I felt so unwanted. :( :rolleyes:

    Bring em back. :smashin: :lease:
     
  2. CrispyXUK

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    Speedball & Monkey Island in 2D
     
  3. JayList

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    Ah , Speedball was great on the amiga. Would be great in 3d with the Revo controller to pitch the ball (or punch) maybe,.

    There was an article in (edge/pczone can't remember?) a computing magazine with the guy who made Monkey Island, day of the tentacle, Sam and Max etc.

    He said that the rights to those games were with lucas arts and they weren't interested about making any more of those type of games. So he couldn't make Sam and Max 2.

    Shows how formulaic and shortsighted the industry can be.
     
  4. CrispyXUK

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    The rights to Sam n Max have been given back and are now in the hands of telltale games :clap:
     
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    That would be great. It's about time publishers stopped looking at their navel. Sam and Max 2 was almost complete I think. Weren't they/he rumoured to be looking at a film or series? Perhaps he'll get the go-ahead now they have the rights.
     
  6. CrispyXUK

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    Yeah there was a Series made, it was pretty good. The game will be remade from scratch i think
     
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    I'd regard that with an element of caution - Telltale have just released the first part of the Bone games, and it's distinctly average.
     
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    no specific titles but there really should be more side scrolling beat-em-ups available...
     
  9. Monty Burns

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    I would say Elite but, its already been done with Eve-Online

    So i'm a very happy bunny! :thumbsup: :clap:
     
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    I was gonna say the last ninja, was great on the amiga. But its remake is coming out soon, i bet its crap though :(
     
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    A new golden axe in the vain of god of war!!!
     
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    Ooh, now that would be cool!
     
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    Played the c64 version on a mates computer. I thought the 3d effect was awesome.
     
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    Speed Ball II (never played Speed Ball I) was the best!!

    Civilisation (already done, civ 4 out in nov!!) still keeps me entertained

    Elite or Privateer or Wing Commander. Need a decent space combat/trading game. combat in eve online is rubbish!
     
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    California games.

    Any one for hacky sack
     
  16. Monty Burns

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    Ahh I see a fellow joystick waggler! :D I miss those days of flying a ship like a plane.


    It's not rubbish, its just VERY diferent :smashin:
     
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    Updated ffv11 for either psp or ps3 (there are hints this may be in the works).

    As for side scrolling beatemups, remeber vigilante in the arcades, (the one with four players), superb beat em up. Still play it on MAME today. To be honest I'd quite like a 2d remake as every other 3d beatemup has been rubbish. Take Castlevania SOTN, the best platformer ever, no castlevania 3d or otherwise has touched it since.

    Rtype (oops its been done on rtype final - top game)
    Agree with he need for a true elite sequel.
    Pilot wing 64 sequel would be nice (the music while freegliding soothes my soul to this day)
    From the amiga shadow of the beast would be nice as a massive free roaming adventure game.
     
  18. CrispyXUK

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    FF3 is getting a 3d remake on the DS, looks great so far, Castlevania:DS is also better than SOTN IMO and a Pilotwings sequel has unofficially been announced for the revolution
     
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    For real, blimey i thought i kept up to date with these things, maybe i've been ignoring news related to DS as i dont have one. If ff3 is getting a 3d remake then i'm definitely getting a ds (i'm playing ff3 on psp right now though :devil: )
    Having said that knowing our luck it'll probably be out in 2007 over here.
     
  20. CrispyXUK

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    Well that wouldnt matter as the DS is region free anyway, can't believe you havn't got one yet for castlevania
     
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    i hear that..
    streets of rage
    final fight
    double dragon
    kung fu master

    these should all be remade with nothing but higher resolution gfx and higher sound quality :thumbsup:
     
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    And Target Renegade for those of you who had the speccy 128!
    I had a lot of fun with double dragon I have to say. One of my most played arcade games.

    Space harrier as well, Lost a lot of 10ps to that when I as growing up :D
     
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    Guys

    have you checked out the myriad of emulators out there? I just discoved an Amiga emulator (check out the thread inthis area) and am having great time playing the old games.

    No need to "bring back" :thumbsup:
     
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    Gauntlet from the speccy, one of the first great two player games (albeit a bit of a squash!)

    or Barbarian from the good old Amstrad CPC
     
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    Wizball :) .
     
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    I'll second some of the very good ideas we've seen already:

    Pilotwings
    Actraiser
    Final Fight

    My own personal remake would be something from the LucasArts stable - Grim Fandango perhaps. I'd also reform Pysgnosis in order to get a Next-Gen quality sequels of G-Police and Colony Wars made (both enormously under-rated imho).

    DT
     
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    And whilst I'm here, I'll quote myself and say that this sort of thing CAN translate very well to 3D - Broken Sword 3 being the prime example.

    DT
     
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    Stunt Car Racer for the PC. Used to play it on the very, very old IBM XT (or it could have been AT) when I was a kid. Classic game, was never able to keep myself in Division 1. Those tracks were devilishly hard, with the Rollercoaster being the most tricky. Ah, those were the days.

    Cheers

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    Impossible Mission...........in 3D. Not because it'd be good, just that it'd really upset anyone who suffers from motion sickness each time you flip over the robots.
     
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    probably the hardest games to control you charcter in spent many an hour swearing at the tv so :thumbsdow
     

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