What's the most beautiful game you ever played?

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Post by psj3809 » Thu Jan 31, 2008 4:17 am

Knight Lore for me. Just blew me away when it first came out, used to spend tons of time marvelling at the graphics.

Baldurs Gate is another, when you finally leave the castle at the beginning youre in this huge great world, birds moving around singing. Great game

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Post by bhyperp » Thu Jan 31, 2008 6:23 am

Tomb raider on saturn.......bloody great...we used to play it in my parents bedroom with the lights off. Parents had an awsome pro logic(...digital was just coming out!!) suround system.....ten inch sub!!!

Most eerie game I`ve played.
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Post by merman » Thu Jan 31, 2008 7:31 am

Ico and Shadow of the Colossus are superb, now I've finally got the chance to play them I can see what all the hype was about...
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Post by pforson » Thu Jan 31, 2008 9:49 am

Beneath a Steel Sky

-You gotta love those Dave Gibbons backdrops...mmmm...

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Post by HalcyonDaze » Thu Jan 31, 2008 1:18 pm

Another World - Amiga
Prince of Persia Sands of Time - PS2
Oblivion - 360

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Post by woody.cool » Thu Jan 31, 2008 1:21 pm

Head Over Heels

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Post by witchfinder » Thu Jan 31, 2008 1:22 pm

The one game I can remember going WOW at was Soul Calibur on the Dreamcast... But the thing is that I only saw it for the first time last year having owned a PS2 for quite a while, so to me that shows just how gorgeous that game looks...

Also in it's own way I find the neon chaos of Geometry Wars rather beautiful. And the first time I cruised Vice City in a helicopter was rather awe-inspiring too... :D

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Post by Mantas » Sat Feb 02, 2008 8:51 am

My choices would be....

Eternal Sonata on the 360
Last Ninja on C64 (at the time anyway)
Kings Quest 5 on PC (it was just such an amazing step up from the C64)

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Post by C=Style » Sat Feb 02, 2008 9:24 am

witchfinder wrote:The one game I can remember going WOW at was Soul Calibur on the Dreamcast... But the thing is that I only saw it for the first time last year having owned a PS2 for quite a while, so to me that shows just how gorgeous that game looks...

Also in it's own way I find the neon chaos of Geometry Wars rather beautiful. And the first time I cruised Vice City in a helicopter was rather awe-inspiring too... :D
I remember when I first clapped eyes on Soul Calibur in a magazine DC:UK and I couldn't believe the detail in it. By the time I actually bought it I'd already played Dead or Alive 2 which actually looked better technically speaking than SC, not artistically though. I still think the first SC is the best looking of the series for that reason.
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Post by DreamcastRIP » Sun Feb 03, 2008 11:54 am

My choices:

NiGHTS into Dreams
Tempest 2000
Rez
Panzer Dragoon Saga
Jet Set Radio
Shenmue
Ridge Racer Type 4
Rainbow Islands
Cosmic Smash
Star Wars (original arcade)
Knight Lore
Super Mario World
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Post by RetroKingSimon » Sun Feb 03, 2008 12:00 pm

Wonderboy 3: Dragon's Trap :)

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Post by paranoid marvin » Sun Feb 03, 2008 12:02 pm

RetroKingSimon wrote:Wonderboy 3: Dragon's Trap :)
Yeah , that game was sweet..As was Monster Land
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Post by RetroKingSimon » Sun Feb 03, 2008 12:12 pm

paranoid marvin wrote:
RetroKingSimon wrote:Wonderboy 3: Dragon's Trap :)
Yeah , that game was sweet..As was Monster Land
It sure was. I wanted Monster Land for years and years but never saw it anywhere. I finally saw it on eBay a year or two ago so I bought it, but the tosser selling it 'magically' neglected to mention that it didn't have an instruction book :(

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Post by DanDare » Mon Feb 11, 2008 1:58 am

Outcast.

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Post by C=Style » Mon Feb 11, 2008 12:54 pm

I think my old answer is gonna have to be changed. Having completed it now, I have to say that Bioshock is the most beautiful game I've ever played, and them water effects! :shock:
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