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Re: From the forum issue 108

Post by eightbitter » Wed Sep 12, 2012 5:37 pm

What immediately jumps to mind when I hear mention of Psygnosis is Shadow of The Beast and the great music that played inside the tree. My fave Psygnosis game, however, now that's a tough one. While I believe I've seen enough Lemmings to last me a lifetime, you just couldn't help loving the annoying little greenhaired chumps when they first appeared out of a blue sky. I also remember much hilarity ensuing when a couple of friends and I loaded up Walker on my Amiga for the first time.

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Re: From the forum issue 108

Post by Hiro » Wed Sep 12, 2012 5:39 pm

I think that SotB 3 is the best of the "Beast" games. While not the most impressive technically, it's the most playable of the series.

But as for my favourites: Awesome, an impressive sci-fi shooter, and Second Samurai, brilliant platform action in the splendour of AGA graphics.
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Re: From the forum issue 108

Post by themightymartin » Wed Sep 12, 2012 5:48 pm

I could be really predictable and say Lemmings... and gosh darn it that's exactly what I'm going to do!
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Re: From the forum issue 108

Post by NorthWay » Wed Sep 12, 2012 6:28 pm

I can't find a single game to pick as my fave, but Psygnosis were incredibly good at selling 'Psygnosis' - you would not hesitate to pick one of their products.
So I can't pick SotB coz it's a censored game, but it was a jawdropping experience for sure.

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Re: From the forum issue 108

Post by nakamura » Wed Sep 12, 2012 6:33 pm

The original WipEout. It was a special moment in gaming with a fresh soundtrack and game that was brilliant and very hard to play. Mastering the courses was a defining moment in gaming that even the improved 2097 couldn't really replicate.
Forget Ridge Racer, the PlayStation landed with WipEout.
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Re: From the forum issue 108

Post by kiwimike » Thu Sep 13, 2012 5:17 am

Jeez these guys had some great titles. Lemmings simply for the hilarity of making the little buggers explode, Destruction derby and Wipeout for getting me into racing games with a difference. And G Police is crying out for an update with a Blade Runner atmosphere! :)
Ultimately you can't go past Lemmings for originality and addictive gameplay with depth.

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Re: From the forum issue 108

Post by ArcadeMYK » Thu Sep 13, 2012 6:59 am

Wipeout 2097 - Nuf Ced.

PS.. Did anyone else notice that when they made their playable demo of Destruction Derby 2 (was on Registration Demo 02 for us Aussies) that they kind of shot themselves in the foot by having the fastest car on their best track which had the biggest jump and with that track having the abilitiy to cause the hugest pile ups?? When I hired the game I was terribly dissapointed until I unlocked the car and track that was on the demo!! Put me off buying the game as soon as I realised this fact.
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Re: From the forum issue 108

Post by Trickytoon » Fri Sep 14, 2012 9:10 am

Hired Guns (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mmi2GXAEgik)

One of my fondest gaming memories : bunking off school to use my mate's Dad's PC while he was at work, 4 players fighting for space on the same keyboard, a really entertaining game that was dripping with atmosphere. Also my first taste of FPS in the "modern" era.

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Re: From the forum issue 108

Post by ZeroCipher » Fri Sep 14, 2012 10:50 am

I'd have to go for Barbarian, Lemmings and Wipeout

Each from a different era of gaming for me but all stick in my mind :mrgreen:
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Re: From the forum issue 108

Post by Matt_B » Fri Sep 14, 2012 12:12 pm

Lemmings is like the elephant in the room, but I'll have to go for Blood Money. It was the very first game I loaded up on my, then new, Atari ST and it ushered me into the 16-bit era with open arms.

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Re: From the forum issue 108

Post by kiwimike » Fri Sep 14, 2012 4:52 pm

ArcadeMYK wrote:Wipeout 2097 - Nuf Ced.

PS.. Did anyone else notice that when they made their playable demo of Destruction Derby 2 (was on Registration Demo 02 for us Aussies) that they kind of shot themselves in the foot by having the fastest car on their best track which had the biggest jump and with that track having the abilitiy to cause the hugest pile ups?? When I hired the game I was terribly dissapointed until I unlocked the car and track that was on the demo!! Put me off buying the game as soon as I realised this fact.
I remember that Demo! Kind of worked for me as I loved the DD2 demo to the point I just shot out and bought the game when it came out :)

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Re: From the forum issue 108

Post by Flabyo » Mon Sep 17, 2012 6:24 am

I'd probably say the Rollcage games, but there's a slight bias giving I worked at that developer at the time :)

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Re: From the forum issue 108

Post by DreamcastRIP » Mon Sep 17, 2012 7:05 am

ArcadeMYK wrote:Wip3out - Nuf Ced.
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Re: From the forum issue 108

Post by MikeFishcake » Mon Sep 17, 2012 11:43 am

Seeing as nobody else has mentioned it yet, I'm going to suggest Lemmings :)

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Re: From the forum issue 108

Post by Smurph » Tue Sep 18, 2012 12:54 pm

Has to be the first Wipeout for me. The impact of those rollercoaster tracks and the smooth (ish) graphics coupled with Orbital being on the soundtrack... Just brilliant.
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