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What's the most beautiful game you ever played?

Post by Devin » Sun Dec 02, 2007 3:36 pm

I think for me at the moment it has to be Homeworld 2.

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Post by yethboth » Sun Dec 02, 2007 3:43 pm

Panzer Dragoon (Saturn), Panzer Dragoon Zwei (Saturn), Panzer Dragoon Saga (Saturn), Rez (Playstation 2), Kingdom Hearts (Playstation 1), Phantasy Star Online (Dreamcast), Guardian Heroes (Saturn), Wipeout 2097 (Playstation 1), Rival Schools (Playstation 1), Soul Calibar 3 (Playstation 2), Killzone (Playstation 2).

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Post by markopoloman » Sun Dec 02, 2007 4:09 pm

Crysis


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Post by Devin » Sun Dec 02, 2007 4:15 pm

markopoloman wrote:Crysis
Not when you got a 320MB GTS and even then it stutters! :cry:

I can't wait until GPU hits 1GHZ clock speed with 500 stream processors, might be fully playable then!

Until that time I'll be playing at 1280 * 960, at which resolution Homeworld 2 is still beautiful :D
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Post by will2097 » Sun Dec 02, 2007 4:17 pm

beautiful games?

- Shadow of Colossus PS2 (upscaled via the Ps3 it looks better)
- Ikaruga on the DC.
- Another World on the 3DO. :D

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Post by pottyboy » Sun Dec 02, 2007 4:18 pm

Shadow of the Colossus on PS2 - Now THAT'S what I call a beautiful game! :D
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Post by smila » Sun Dec 02, 2007 4:24 pm

ico ps2
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Post by Antiriad2097 » Sun Dec 02, 2007 4:28 pm

Just finished Ico a few minutes ago. It has the odd lo res texture that's a bit too obvious,but balanced against the number of absolutely staggering panoramic vistas and sheer depths it has you playing across, I'll forgive it that. Rarely does a game give you such a sense of scale - this place is massive.

In some ways its gameplay reminds me of Prince of Persia: Sands of Time, another stunner of a game.

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Post by Devin » Sun Dec 02, 2007 4:38 pm

Both nice games ICO and Shadow of the Colossus but seemed a little washed out of colour. For PS2 I'd have to vote for God of War 2, now that's a good claret!
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Post by rossi46 » Sun Dec 02, 2007 4:43 pm

Flink, Kolibri and Oblivion
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Post by will2097 » Sun Dec 02, 2007 4:51 pm

I maybe a bit glassy-rose-tinted here but I also thought that Pitfall and Rayman on the Jaguar made the machine shine. They were very pretty (nearly impossible) 2D platformers.

Some of the cut scenes in FFVII give me that warm smile of beauty.

A lot of early flat-shaded 3D games are quite elegant to look at too:

Virtua Racing, Drivers eyes, Virus, even wireframe Starwars

To my eyes, these old 3D games look like computer games. If that makes any sense. :?

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Post by SirClive » Sun Dec 02, 2007 4:53 pm

Boring and predictable answer - FFVII
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Post by luzur » Sun Dec 02, 2007 4:58 pm

Gothic III and Oblivion :)

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Post by will2097 » Sun Dec 02, 2007 4:59 pm

SirClive wrote:Boring and predictable answer - FFVII


I do apologise.

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Post by SirClive » Sun Dec 02, 2007 5:02 pm

will2097 wrote:
SirClive wrote:Boring and predictable answer - FFVII


I do apologise.
No, I meant that was my answer.
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