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Your favourite 32+ platformer

Post by Darran@Retro Gamer » Tue Feb 26, 2013 12:26 pm

Hi guys, please tell us your favourite 8-bit platformer, computer, arcade or console :)
this can cover both the 32, 64 and 128-bit genres
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Re: Your favourite 32+ platformer

Post by RUOK » Tue Feb 26, 2013 12:33 pm

Castlevania Symphony of the Night

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Re: Your favourite 32+ platformer

Post by snowkatt » Tue Feb 26, 2013 12:39 pm

spyro the dragon 1 and 2 no contest there what so ever
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Re: Your favourite 32+ platformer

Post by HalcyonDaze00 » Tue Feb 26, 2013 1:23 pm

Prince of Persia - The Sands of Time, (PS2) - one of the most underrated games there has ever been.

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Re: Your favourite 32+ platformer

Post by Hitman_HalStep » Tue Feb 26, 2013 1:26 pm

not sure if it would count but it has some platforming in it,ratchet and clank.(up to and including crack in time)
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Re: Your favourite 32+ platformer

Post by Smurph » Tue Feb 26, 2013 1:35 pm

Pandemonium! on PS1, it was the first 2.5D game I played and I loved it, and laughed like a loon at the fun I was having.
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Re: Your favourite 32+ platformer

Post by c0nfu53d » Tue Feb 26, 2013 1:39 pm

Difficult. Are we allowed 3D platformers? If so Banjo Kazooie, If not then Wario 4. Wario 4 had the most amazing graphics and gameplay to match.

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Re: Your favourite 32+ platformer

Post by FatTrucker » Tue Feb 26, 2013 1:41 pm

Probably Mario 64 on the N64. Kind of moved away from platformers through the 32 bit era and beyond but M64 was pretty amazing at the time.
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Re: Your favourite 32+ platformer

Post by Megamixer » Tue Feb 26, 2013 1:55 pm

snowkatt wrote:spyro the dragon 1 and 2 no contest there what so ever
What this guy said x infinity. Brilliant games full of nostalgia for me but they also look pretty clean and play well today too. That's not even mentioning the music which is just fantastic.
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Re: Your favourite 32+ platformer

Post by will2097 » Tue Feb 26, 2013 1:55 pm

Gex on 3DO.

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Re: Your favourite 32+ platformer

Post by nakamura » Tue Feb 26, 2013 2:08 pm

Jak and Daxter and the Precursor Legacy. I wouldn't argue that this was the best ever platformer but it is certainly my favourite. I have completed it multiple times 100% and will do again. The mix of the world, the atmosphere and good old fashioned no gun platforming does it for me.
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Re: Your favourite 32+ platformer

Post by clarance » Tue Feb 26, 2013 2:11 pm

That would be Abe's Oddysee - very atmospheric.
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Re: Your favourite 32+ platformer

Post by ZXSabreman » Tue Feb 26, 2013 2:38 pm

I have always had a softspot for Clockwork Knight on the Saturn but if I had to choose one it would be Mario 64, it just blew me away at the time.
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Re: Your favourite 32+ platformer

Post by Hiro » Tue Feb 26, 2013 2:51 pm

The first three Spyro games on the PS1 were fantastic, Year of the Dragon probably the best one. Too bad the series has worsened a lot afterwards :(
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Re: Your favourite 32+ platformer

Post by Lord Innit » Tue Feb 26, 2013 2:54 pm

Banjo Kazooie all the way for me.
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