Best Platformer Ever.

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2 years ago#1
In my opinion it is megaman x. I love the fast paced action, story, music, and design
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2 years ago#2
i'd say the 5 god-tier platformers are:

-Super Mario Bros 3
-Super Mario World
-SMW2: Yoshi's Island
-Sonic 3+Knuckles
-Mega Man X
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2 years ago#3
I think I'd have to go with Mario 64. But very close runner-ups would be Mega Man 9 and Mischief Makers and Castlevania: SotN (if you want to consider a multi-genre game in the platformer genre).
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2 years ago#4
Castlevania Circle of the moon if you're going to bring up megamn
2 years ago#5
Sonic 3&Knuckles.

Undoubtedly.

Huge, expansive levels, fast platforming and balance between speed, platforming and exploration. 3 characters with different abiltiies lends replay value, has a great length without feeling like filler. Bosses in every act, all unique. Amazing OST, lovely 16 bit graphics.

I assumed this meant 2D platformers, so I negelected to mention that Mario Galaxy is IMO on equal footing. They're both my favourite platformers ever. It's a beautiful, epic game with constantly exciting and unique gameplay, tons of ideas, and the greatest soundtrack known to man.
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2 years ago#6
I'd say Sonic 2 is my favorite platformer ever.

I know a lot of people loved Sonic 3 & Knuckles, but I actually ended up enjoying Sonic 2 the most. I'm not sure why, I guess I just liked the zones better.

Regardless, they're both masterpieces.
2 years ago#7
ElectricNova posted...
Sonic 3&Knuckles.

Undoubtedly.

Huge, expansive levels, fast platforming and balance between speed, platforming and exploration. 3 characters with different abiltiies lends replay value, has a great length without feeling like filler. Bosses in every act, all unique. Amazing OST, lovely 16 bit graphics.

I assumed this meant 2D platformers, so I negelected to mention that Mario Galaxy is IMO on equal footing. They're both my favourite platformers ever. It's a beautiful, epic game with constantly exciting and unique gameplay, tons of ideas, and the greatest soundtrack known to man.


I meant platformers in general 2d and 3d
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2 years ago#8
To me, the very top tier of platformers are:

Super Mario Galaxy
Super Mario Galaxy 2
Sonic 3 & Knuckles
Super Mario World
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2 years ago#9
For me:

-Mario Galaxy
-Super Mario World
-Donkey Kong Country 2
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2 years ago#10
Super Mario World
Rayman Legends
Wario Land 4
Yoshi's Island
Bonk's Adventure


Honorable: The Legendary Axe
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