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Best Rayman game

Rayman
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63%
Rayman 2: The Great Escape
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33%
Rayman 3: Hoodlum Havoc
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3%
 
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Re: Hot Topic - Best Rayman Game

Post by deadpan666 » Mon Apr 18, 2011 6:11 pm

I've only really played the first one for any length of time, and it's colorful graphics and music made it fun for me. I do own the second game on PS1, but having seen better versions on other consoles, I thought I'd leave it until I could do it justice...
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Re: Hot Topic - Best Rayman Game

Post by Kai » Tue Apr 19, 2011 12:05 pm

Love the first one which was a surprise hit for me.
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Re: Hot Topic - Best Rayman Game

Post by Sir Hilary Bray » Tue Apr 19, 2011 5:23 pm

The first one.

Level designs were really something else, though a bit tricky.

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Re: Hot Topic - Best Rayman Game

Post by dubchaser » Sun May 01, 2011 4:52 pm

Rayman........and on the Atari Jaguar of course. :wink:
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Re: Hot Topic - Best Rayman Game

Post by paranoid marvin » Mon May 02, 2011 6:59 am

Rayman? Meh...
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Re: Hot Topic - Best Rayman Game

Post by Cafeman » Tue May 03, 2011 5:59 pm

The original 2D Rayman .. and the Saturn version is best! Super-fluid animation, beautiful artwork, a constantly evolving gameplay feel, and challenge!

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Re: Hot Topic - Best Rayman Game

Post by dwitefry » Thu May 05, 2011 12:05 pm

As you won't let me have Rabbids Go Home - an obvious pick for greatest game as it features psychotic bunnies, shopping trollies and rampant thievery ;) - Rayman 1 - preferrably the Saturn version because i'm horrible biased towards the Saturn.

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Re: Hot Topic - Best Rayman Game

Post by delbert_trout » Thu May 05, 2011 2:25 pm

I really like the original, great fun (and good to have a nice 2D platformer on my PS1!)
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Re: Hot Topic - Best Rayman Game

Post by joefish » Fri May 06, 2011 8:10 am

The original, by miles. Especially with the intro sequence in French. "Rayman sur la rescue!".
Beautiful sprites and backgrounds, and clever ideas. It could be vicious in places but it still looked lovely.
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Re: Hot Topic - Best Rayman Game

Post by Timothy Lumsden » Thu May 12, 2011 12:26 pm

Never warmed to this series - the first game was my least least favourite if that makes sense.

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Re: Hot Topic - Best Rayman Game

Post by alistair_thomas » Thu May 12, 2011 5:45 pm

I have fond memories of playing through the GBA port of the first game when it was released all those years ago.

Somewhat frustratingly, I bought the PSOne Classic from the PSN and I'm really struggling to get through it. Unless they toned down the difficulty for the GBA port (which I doubt), I'm obviously not as good as I used to be.

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Re: Hot Topic - Best Rayman Game

Post by Antiriad2097 » Fri May 13, 2011 2:01 am

I gave the Jaguar version of the first game a quick whirl earlier this week and its much better than I remembered. I still prefer the sequel on DC, but the first is still a tidy game, very high production values.
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Re: Hot Topic - Best Rayman Game

Post by hydr0x » Fri May 13, 2011 3:35 am

alistair_thomas wrote: Somewhat frustratingly, I bought the PSOne Classic from the PSN and I'm really struggling to get through it. Unless they toned down the difficulty for the GBA port (which I doubt), I'm obviously not as good as I used to be.
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Re: Hot Topic - Best Rayman Game

Post by GigaPepsiMan » Sat May 14, 2011 5:22 am

The original was one of the last classic 2D platformers of its era before 3D took over. The sequels were good but the original has such a creative charm that it still feels fresh today.

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Re: Hot Topic - Best Rayman Game

Post by SirClive » Sat May 14, 2011 5:39 am

Don't like any of them. Horribly annoying character.
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