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Game types that are rarely made anymore that you miss the most.

#1Zora_PrincePosted 12/7/2013 8:36:40 PM
Lots of games types which were once common have become rare if not outright extinct: Survival horror, collect-o-thons, Japanese RPGs for consoles, etc.

I'm just going to repost what I posted in one of my previous topics:

This gen has led to the downsizing of quite a few genres. The most tragic loss for me was the 3D platformer. Games such as the Prince of Persia Trilogy and the Crystal Dynamics Tomb Raider trilogy are among my favorite games ever due to their focus on climbing, jumping, and puzzle solving as opposed to combat.

This generation has seen a severe downsizing in it. Much of the platforming is simplified, automatic, and dumbed down (Uncharted, Assassin's Creed) or only reserved for cinematic moments (Uncharted again, Tomb Raider reboot) as opposed to an integral part of the game. I hear in later Assassin's Creed games that you virtually press one button and it climbs an entire tower for you! Jesus Christ! It's like they consider climbing something to get rid of instead of part of the fun (which it is).

tl;dr

Games I miss:

Prince of Persia trilogy, reboot, Forgotten Sands
Tomb Raider Legend, Underworld, and Anniversary
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#2ShinXaguraPosted 12/7/2013 8:40:58 PM
Grandia's Games. I like see Grandia IV or Grandia Xtreme 2.
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#3kaminarikidPosted 12/7/2013 8:44:05 PM
Arena Fighters

2D Platformer RPGs
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#4Brocken_JrPosted 12/7/2013 8:55:05 PM
games that need microphone to play is the only one i can think of (seaman on dreamcast, lifeline on ps2)
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#5servb0tsPosted 12/7/2013 9:08:59 PM(edited)
Battle Area Toshinden type Genre 3D/Party.

Ridge Racer Old School Arcades lol.

Road Rash Genre Racing/Combat in general. Miss that series & its long over due.
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#6AlwaysRunningPosted 12/7/2013 9:07:57 PM
Space sims.

Adventure games. (new gen! new chance for a definitive Myst compilation on consoles!)
#7VarronPosted 12/7/2013 9:41:19 PM
Turn-based RPGs
Survival horror
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#8ZuuFPosted 12/7/2013 9:43:31 PM
Dungeon-Crawlers (no loot-grinders)
Turn-based RPGs
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#9GoatJugSoupPosted 12/7/2013 10:13:57 PM
i would also say 3d platformers, there are barely any on the ps3
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#10arstosPosted 12/7/2013 10:41:13 PM
shmups and arena shooters would be the 2 i miss most.
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