Misunderstood gems

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Re: Misunderstood gems

Post by hydr0x » Sat Aug 24, 2013 1:34 pm

Sounds like you never left Delfino Plaza ;) The actual levels, as far as I can remember, were full of actual platforming and offered a lot of climbing as well.




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Re: Misunderstood gems

Post by shiftytigger » Sat Aug 24, 2013 2:22 pm

Ive not got round to Galaxy yet but Sunshine did have some great vertigo moments , there were some frustrating shines but generally i think an underappreciated 3d platform game. Fludd seemed to put some people off but i think it gave some variety that made enough difference to make it enjoyable.

Sadly we didnt get another proper mario game on the Cube to compare to.

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Re: Misunderstood gems

Post by pratty » Sat Aug 24, 2013 3:16 pm

Still a very good looking game that Mario Sunshine.

The accusation against Mario by many people is that it's stale and safe, but I think Sunshine might be the game that strayed from the formula the most, and if the FLUDD isn't innovative I don't know what is.

While it did review very well it seems to have divided many gamers, which just goes to show that you can't please them all, and that some innovations and new directions are just as likely to turn some gamers off as well as appease the cries for something new. Be careful for what you wish for perhaps?
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Re: Misunderstood gems

Post by samhain81 » Sat Aug 24, 2013 3:44 pm

Mario Sunshine will always remain my favourite 3D Mario game

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Re: Misunderstood gems

Post by Starlight » Sat Aug 24, 2013 8:39 pm

I like Heart of Darkness myself, I heard it got a few bad reviews.

Same with Hogs of War...which is bad in some way, but good gameplay in another.

I also liked Binary Domain as a latest example...people brush it off as a late COD clone but it really isn't...in fact, it does Terminator: The game better than ANY OTHER TERMINATOR GAME!
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Re: Misunderstood gems

Post by Elgin_McQueen » Sun Aug 25, 2013 6:54 pm

ShadowNeku wrote:
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I loved The Bouncer. Totally felt that a sequel could've helped flesh out the problems with the first one. (Mainly that it was too damn easy.) As an early PS2 game though, it was perfect for demonstrating the new analogue buttons of the Dualshock 2 controller, which seemed to be a bug factor in making the game. Completed the game multiple times with every character to get every ending!! Loved it!!
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Re: Misunderstood gems

Post by The Hardest of All Freds » Mon Aug 26, 2013 1:06 pm

Naughty Bear and Stuntman: Ignition. These are the two that have probably had more time in my 360 than others (except COD 2)
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Re: Misunderstood gems

Post by gman72 » Mon Aug 26, 2013 1:10 pm

Mario Sunshine is a brilliant platform game and my personal fave Mario game. For me much better than the galaxy games. :D
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