What's the most beautiful game you ever played?

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Post by * » Sat Dec 08, 2007 2:32 pm

Antiriad2097 wrote:You get it the first time you start, immediately following the language selection. Subsequent startups must use a saved config, as it doesn't ask again. I removed my memory card to get that shot.
Tried that, and it worked. :D
I had to delete my old save, but that's no loss, since I couldn't remember what I was supposed to be doing anyway.
Now I'm going to have to go through all the PS2 games I bought before I started using an RGB cable and see if it works on them too. :lol:

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Post by pforson » Wed Dec 12, 2007 12:56 pm

Beneath a Steel Sky - Amiga

The Dave Gibbons (Watchmen) art direction is perfect.

Although I'd also like to add that, from a pure design point of view, the original 2d sonics are without equal.
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Post by C=Style » Wed Dec 12, 2007 2:47 pm

Another vote for Shenmue here. It wasn't a game, it was a work of art.

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Post by The5thAxis » Wed Dec 12, 2007 3:32 pm

Metroid Prime.

My last true and pure gaming experience. The last game I played with which I could find no fault with whatsoever.

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Post by C=Style » Wed Dec 12, 2007 4:00 pm

You didn't think it got slightly samey as you neared the end?

Great choice though, I forgot all about it, and now thinking more I can safely say that Zelda Ocarina of Time was also a real beautiful game.

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Post by uglifruit » Wed Dec 12, 2007 6:32 pm

I've been think about this for a while, and I have decided it's ...

"Broken Sword" on the PC.

It felt beautiful. And like love had been lavished on it. There were problems (Goat Puzzle!) and the occasional dialogue being louder than the rest. But it asthetically it was all there. Sound, visual, heart.

As Faith once said. "It's a thing of beauty, boss."
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Post by GarryG » Thu Dec 13, 2007 10:14 am

I think it stil has to be another world, thers just something about it...


And the 25th anniversary release was a good update that very much kept the spirit of the original.

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Post by Heavy Stylus » Thu Dec 13, 2007 12:43 pm

Cave Story (Doukutsu Monogatari) for me.

Beautiful atmosphere, beautiful pixelwork, beautiful game!

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Post by pottyboy » Thu Dec 13, 2007 2:50 pm

Heavy Stylus wrote:Cave Story (Doukutsu Monogatari) for me.

Beautiful atmosphere, beautiful pixelwork, beautiful game!

http://agtp.romhack.net/doukutsu.html
I agree! It's an excellent game.
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Post by Devious » Wed Jan 30, 2008 6:20 pm

For me it'd have to be the arcade version of Mace: The Dark Age for its beautiful sunsets. Back in 1997 there was none better done.

I also thought the first Soul Calibur and first Shenmue for the Dreamcast
were beautiful.
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Post by learnedrobb » Wed Jan 30, 2008 6:52 pm

Flashback
Another World
NES/N64/GC/Wii/WiiU/SMD/SS/DC/PS1/PS2/PS3/PS4/Xbox/360/OneS/PSP/3DS/PSV
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Post by Devious » Wed Jan 30, 2008 7:08 pm

learnedrobb wrote:...Another World
Out Of This World for MS-DOS (U.S. version of Another World) was awesome. It could fit on a single diskette and could pipe sound card quality audio through a PC speaker. A marvel of game programming.
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Post by paranoid marvin » Wed Jan 30, 2008 7:11 pm

Never had a more beautiful moment than gallopping around Hyrule Field on Epona
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Post by Shin_Gouki » Wed Jan 30, 2008 11:21 pm

I have to remain completely unpredictable here and go for Super Mario 64. No game before or since has made my jaw drop the way this did, the first time I saw it at a Nintendo roadshow all those years ago. I knew then and there I had to have it.
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Post by Type2XS » Thu Jan 31, 2008 4:15 am

It's hard to say. But mostly I'd go with the Turrican games. Don't know why exactly. When I played them it was just a great feeling of adventure because of the open levels. Simply great! I should fire it up my PSP in lunch break :D

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