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ant_farm
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Hey guys,

Does anyone know any good 2D games? I mean, not the old school 2D games, but 2D games developed with new technologies (more like 2d gameplay). Something like Trine (which I absolutely loved btw :D). Or maybe like Shadow Complex (for xbox). But I’d like only titles for PC :D. I’ve been searching like crazy, on GameSpot, YouTube etc, but can’t find any decent games of the genre (I just bought Bionic Commando Rearmed, it was the closest thing I found). I really hate thr fact that eveyone is switching to 3D. 3D games are awesome, but I personally love 2D gameplay as well. And I really miss it :D

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outandouter
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Hey guys,

Does anyone know any good 2D games? I mean, not the old school 2D games, but 2D games developed with new technologies (more like 2d gameplay). Something like Trine (which I absolutely loved btw :D). Or maybe like Shadow Complex (for xbox). But I’d like only titles for PC :D. I’ve been searching like crazy, on GameSpot, YouTube etc, but can’t find any decent games of the genre (I just bought Bionic Commando Rearmed, it was the closest thing I found). I really hate thr fact that eveyone is switching to 3D. 3D games are awesome, but I personally love 2D gameplay as well. And I really miss it :D

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If you haven’t played yet, try Braid. Its one of the best 2D side-scrolling game I’ve ever played both among old ones and the new ones. Here is the gamespot link:

http://www.gamespot.com/pc/action/braid/index.html

Here is the link for the 360 version game review:

http://www.gamespot.com/xbox360/action/braid/review.html?om_act=convert&om_clk=gssummary&tag=summary%3Bread-review

And you can buy it on Steam or at least can play the demo first for free!

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ant_farm
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Thanks guys :) Shank looks awesome, can’t wait for the pc version :D. The first I’m getting is Rocket Knight :D.

PS: bionic commando rearmed kinda sticks :D.

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DanielKeller
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Card Games can be fun too :D

on a serious note mirrorsedge2D was fun to play for 2 – 3 hours

do you guys know any other “free” 2D games

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ant_farm
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Rocket Knight is really cool :D - 50

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michaelhejja
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Castle Crashers is awesome. Not sure if there’s a PC version, but it’s available for XBox 360 and PS3

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DanielKeller
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check out Splosion Man looks like a fun game :D there’s also a Multiplayer mode

but it’s only for XBox360… would be cool for PC

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doru
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Machinarium

http://machinarium.net/demo/

and its created in flash, btw, so he get some points only for this.

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ZoomIt
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Worms Reloaded http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vESrStQk2U&feature=fvw

the 3d worms was s88t :(

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Rocket Knight is the hardest game I’ve ever played. It becomes stupidly hard towards the end, and the fact that you only get 3 lives is terrible. First 7-8 levels are really fun, but after that it just gets frustrating. I mean, I really enjoy a good challenge, but this is ridiculous :D

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