Discuss Time! Issue 157

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Discuss Time! Issue 157

Post by NickThorpe » Fri May 27, 2016 5:53 am

E3's just around the corner now, and last year's show brought us the "flying bacon" news of Shenmue III. So, we thought we'd pose a question to you lot: What dormant game/series do you dream of seeing revived?

Selected answers will appear in the magazine.
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Re: Discuss Time! Issue 157

Post by joefish » Fri May 27, 2016 7:19 am

Crimson Skies. I didn't realise earlier as that question should have been put to Ed Fries. Well, as more of an implied threat than a question. :lol:

Space Harrier needs a new one, or just a conversion of Planet Harriers would be nice.

And how about a new Sabre-Man arcade-adventure that isn't aimed at five-year-olds (by which I mean the GBA atrocity)? They could even call it Mire Mare if they wanted to...

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Re: Discuss Time! Issue 157

Post by NorthWay » Fri May 27, 2016 7:21 am

Gauntlet. Done right. Why do all of these reboots have to mess it up so bad? Start with 1080p and stop there. Do a separate 3D version like the Atari Games ones alongside if you want.

Baldur's Gate PS2 style. All you need is 1080p. Shut up and take my money! (I tried D3 but that control method...)

Marble Madness. Or something similar in glorious colourful isometric. Throw a modern gfx card at it and it should be dazzling.

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Re: Discuss Time! Issue 157

Post by RodimusPrime » Fri May 27, 2016 8:45 am

UN squadron for me. superb game.

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Post by ncf1 » Fri May 27, 2016 11:49 am

Grim Fandango. How could they abandon such a classic with an amazing premise and cast of characters without a revisit?

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Re: Discuss Time! Issue 157

Post by Megamixer » Fri May 27, 2016 11:59 am

Darkstalkers! Done in a proper 2D style and not with the el cheapo 3D or 2.5D that has invaded most modern fighting games. I won't even think about holding my breath though...
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Re: Discuss Time! Issue 157

Post by Mayhem » Fri May 27, 2016 2:06 pm

F-Zero. It's been 13 years now, cummon Nintendo, I want another edition!
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Re: Discuss Time! Issue 157

Post by tapmantwo » Fri May 27, 2016 3:11 pm

Manic Miner - would love to see an 2016 take on that game, providing it kept the quirky humor.

Rick Dangerous - Those games were great fun, and ripe for the touch screen market imo.

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Post by Lord Arse! » Sat May 28, 2016 2:46 pm

Horace! Imagine that big blue blob revisiting the park or the ski resort or the err, spider cave? All in glorious hi-def with a AAA budget, movies and merchandise to follow. Somebody get Bethesda or Take-Two on the line!

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Re: Discuss Time! Issue 157

Post by kiwimike » Sat May 28, 2016 5:35 pm

Road rash is the one that immediately comes to mind.

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Post by RetroBob » Sat May 28, 2016 5:47 pm

I'd like to see a remained Desert Strike, same mission structure, same viewpoint maybe with co-op?
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Post by markopoloman » Sat May 28, 2016 7:16 pm

Half Life

PLEASE! :roll: :lol:
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Re: Discuss Time! Issue 157

Post by markopoloman » Sat May 28, 2016 7:17 pm

markopoloman wrote:Half Life

PLEASE! :roll: :lol:
Seriously though - Half Life 2 is getting on for retro now and I really do want Half Life 3

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Re: Discuss Time! Issue 157

Post by GarryG » Sun May 29, 2016 6:09 am

It has to be the Legacy of Kane/Soul Reaver series. It deserves a proper ending after Defiance.

I'd also like to see a new Sykes of Arcadia, where you can reach the higher and lower levels talked about, or vaguely used in the original.
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Re: Discuss Time! Issue 157

Post by Gibberish Driftwood » Sun May 29, 2016 7:23 am

Jumping Flash. These games were so much fun. A sequel would be most welcome.
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