What's the most beautiful game you ever played?

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Post by thl » Sun Dec 02, 2007 5:09 pm

So far I can think of:

Final Fantasy VIII
Flashback
F-Zero
Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
Secret of Mana
Shenmue

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Post by Gordon Bennett » Sun Dec 02, 2007 11:04 pm

Photopia
Loom
Ceremony of Innocence
Gadget: Past as Future
Trinity
A Mind Forever Voyaging
The Longest Journey
Elroy Goes Bugzerk
Quantum Gate II - Vortex
Portal
Dolphin's Rune
Alice in Wonderland (windham classics)
Below the Root
Alter Ego

That's all that comes to mind at the moment.

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Post by CrookedMouth » Sun Dec 02, 2007 11:12 pm

Yeah the font they used in A Mind Forever Voyaging was amazing. :P
Sorry, I take it you mean the imagery? If so I need to go back and play that one. For a text adventure to be here it must be written well.

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Post by bigfreakypossum » Mon Dec 03, 2007 2:31 am

Darkseed
Ico
Virtua Racing
Outrun
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Post by revgiblet » Mon Dec 03, 2007 3:11 am

Gordon Bennett wrote:Photopia.
Are you a big IF fan then, Gordon? Good man.

Myself, I would go for ICO and Morrowind.
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Post by The Last Ginja » Mon Dec 03, 2007 3:31 am

Okami (PS2)

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Post by The Master » Mon Dec 03, 2007 3:58 am

Polybius.

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Post by Gryzor » Mon Dec 03, 2007 7:24 am

-Ecco the Doplhin
-Loom

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Post by FatTrucker » Mon Dec 03, 2007 7:28 am

X3 - Reunion on the PC and Oblivion also on the PC.

I've played loads of graphically accomplished games on a lot of formats in the last year or two but the two mentioned are probably the only ones with environments that can be described as beautiful.
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Post by djcarlos » Mon Dec 03, 2007 7:30 am

Pac-Man!

I can't believe I beat you with that, Mr Master.
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Post by gmintyfresh » Mon Dec 03, 2007 11:25 am

For me it has to be Okami

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Post by jimbo_too » Mon Dec 03, 2007 11:38 am

Yoshi's Island
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Post by Kaede » Mon Dec 03, 2007 11:39 am

Guwange is pretty stunning to look at for a 2d game.

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Post by woody.cool » Mon Dec 03, 2007 1:19 pm

The games that impressed me most (the most beautiful):

Rez (PS2 and DC)
Street Fighter III: Third Strike (DC)
Soul Calibur II (PS2, XBOX and NGC)
Need For Speed: Underground (PC, PS2, XBOX, NGC)
Need For Speed: Underground 2 (PC, PS2, XBOX, NGC)

at least, they were impressive when I first saw them!

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Post by sscott » Mon Dec 03, 2007 2:16 pm

When you emerge from the sewers into the open world - Oblivion is stunning.
Half Life 2 was just as stunning in 2004.
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