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Re: Your favourite *new* retro game

Post by LAIS » Sun Mar 23, 2014 2:17 am

Hotline Miami for me, although FTL and Super Meat Boy run it very, very close. If either got a Vita port I'd be over the moon.

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Re: Your favourite *new* retro game

Post by Kilb » Sun Mar 23, 2014 3:57 am

by Rich@Option4Studios on Sat Mar 22, 2014 6:13 pm



DPrinny wrote:Its not retro if its a new game. "Retro styled" is the phrase you are looking for


Retro as an adjective actually means 'imitative of a style or fashion from the recent past', so style is already in the meaning of the word.
I thought Retro meant back/behind... :?

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Re: Your favourite *new* retro game

Post by Antiriad2097 » Sun Mar 23, 2014 5:34 am

Are you suggesting we play bum games?
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Re: Your favourite *new* retro game

Post by gman72 » Sun Mar 23, 2014 6:34 am

Theres no way either my back or my behind are retro.
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Re: Your favourite *new* retro game

Post by Rich@Option4Studios » Sun Mar 23, 2014 7:10 am

gman72 wrote:Theres no way either my back or my behind are retro.
:lol: Quote of the day! Brilliant.

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Re: Your favourite *new* retro game

Post by Hiro » Sun Mar 23, 2014 9:22 am

Given its minimalistic, somehow Star Fox - style graphics, I think it falls in the category... Race the Sun.
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Re: Your favourite *new* retro game

Post by Sephiroth81 » Sun Mar 23, 2014 10:52 am

I'm a huge fan of isometric or top-down driving games, so the Wiiware games Rush Rush Rally Racing (also on DC) and Driift Mania were superb "retro style" games.

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Re: Your favourite *new* retro game

Post by PostieDoc » Sun Mar 23, 2014 12:39 pm

I'll go with Legend Of Grimrock as it reminded me of the old Dungeon Master/ Eye Of The Beholder type of games.

I have a feeling my choice will change when Pillars Of Eternity and Planescape Torment release.

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Re: Your favourite *new* retro game

Post by Scratch_Porkings » Sun Mar 23, 2014 1:01 pm

PostieDoc wrote:I'll go with Legend Of Grimrock as it reminded me of the old Dungeon Master/ Eye Of The Beholder type of games.

I have a feeling my choice will change when Pillars Of Eternity and Planescape Torment release.
I liked Grimrock on the PC but I think it would be an awsome android game. I'm waiting for a decent Dungeon Master on android but I dont think it'll ever happen.
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Re: Your favourite *new* retro game

Post by NorthWay » Sun Mar 23, 2014 3:13 pm

Rich@Option4Studios wrote:I played Super Stardust on the PS3 recently. It looked great but did I miss something or was the old Asteroid mechanics of floating around almost uncontrollably not there? I miss that.
Um... it is a sphere and that was dang clever of them to wrap the wraparound square screen onto a sphere that you drive around. You still move around it and stuff still is positioned along it, but being a sphere it probably has more space to put in more obstacles etc.

Did you also notice that they did the "Dropzone trick"? The player stays in the middle and the world moves around it - that made Dropzone 1000x better than Defender.

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Re: Your favourite *new* retro game

Post by Rich@Option4Studios » Sun Mar 23, 2014 4:00 pm

Kilb wrote:
by Rich@Option4Studios on Sat Mar 22, 2014 6:13 pm



DPrinny wrote:Its not retro if its a new game. "Retro styled" is the phrase you are looking for


Retro as an adjective actually means 'imitative of a style or fashion from the recent past', so style is already in the meaning of the word.
I thought Retro meant back/behind... :?
That's the latin meaning I think. My definition is from the Oxford dictionary 8) Anyhow I was just a bit surprised when I was picked up on the way I've used retro without the word 'style' afterwards :? Retro can definitely be new as long as it relates to something from the past. Style is included in the meaning :)

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Re: Your favourite *new* retro game

Post by nakamura » Sun Mar 23, 2014 4:47 pm

I loved Super Platform Puzzle Deluxe on Steam and enjoying Scott Pilgrim the beat 'em up.
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Re: Your favourite *new* retro game

Post by stayAwhile » Mon Mar 24, 2014 9:14 am

I used to know some one who used the word retro in the same way some people use words such as funky, cool, brutal, sick, nice, awesome e.c.t. Not sure why to this day ... Frack knows ... answers on a postcard.
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Re: Your favourite *new* retro game

Post by RetroBob » Tue Mar 25, 2014 5:49 pm

Do you work for Funstock? They asked the same question on Facebook.
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Re: Your favourite *new* retro game

Post by Sel Feena » Tue Mar 25, 2014 6:00 pm

Not really new, but I still haven't completed it - Fez. Bloody great platformer, real shame Phil Fish decided to throw his toys out of the pram and can the sequel.
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