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Any Indie games like these?

Xeaker

Member
With At least N64/PS1 Graphics! No pixel art!!

  • Ninja Gaiden Sigma 1-2
  • Resident Evil 1-4
  • Breath of Fire 3-5
  • Suikoden 1-5
  • Final Fantasy 7-12
  • SMT Nocturne
  • SMT Digital Devil Saga 1+2
  • Metal Gear Solid 1-3
  • Saga Frontier 1-2
  • Onimusha 1-3
  • Skies of Arcadia
  • Silent Hill 1-4
  • Mass Effect 1-3
  • Zelda OoT/MM/WW/TP (No Tunic)
  • Banjo-Kazooie
  • Ratchet & Clank 1-3
  • Jak & Daxter 1-3
  • Crash Bandicoot 1-3
  • Soul Reaver 1-2
  • Blood Omen 2
  • Legend of Legaia
  • Legend of Dragoon
  • Wild Arms 1-5
  • Vagrant Story
  • Gran Turismo 1-5
  • Crash Team Racing
  • Wipeout HD
  • Ape Escape 1-2
  • Spyro 1-3
  • Medievil 1-2
  • Tomb Raider 1-3
  • Syphon Filter
  • GTA 3 / Vice City
  • Devil May Cry 1-3
  • God of War 1-3
  • Dragon Quest 8
  • Summoner 1-2
  • Red Faction 1-2
  • Shadow Hearts
  • Valkyrie Profile
  • Baldurs Gate 1-2
  • Baldurs Gate Dark Alliance 1-2
  • Fatal Frame 1-3
  • Dark Cloud
  • Vanquish
  • Star Ocean 1-3
  • Dynasty Warriors 4-7
  • Shadow of Destiny
  • Yakuza 1-2
  • .hack
  • Harvest Moon Wonderful Life
  • Diddy Kong Racing
  • Jade Cocoon
  • Sly Cooper
  • Alundra
  • Kessen 1-3
  • Shadow Man
  • Titanfall 1-2
  • Primal
  • Mario 64 / Sunshine
  • Atelier Iris 1-2

If you know any Indie game like these games please tell me I want to buy them.
 

Banjo64

cumsessed
  • Ratchet & Clank 1-3
  • Jak & Daxter 1-
  • Banjo-Kazooie
  • Spyro 1-3
  • Sly Cooper
  • Mario 64 / Sunshine
Yooka Laylee

A Hat in Time

Pumpkin Jack

Demon Turf

Clive N Wrench (slated for 2022)


Check out Blue Fire too, which is more akin to Zelda/Ninja Gaiden

Fantastic idea for a thread OP. I’m always interested in some lesser known games that can evoke the feeling of yesteryear.
 

Labadal

Member
Grim Dawn - Dark Alliance 1-2

Skylar & Plux - Sly Cooper/Ratchet

A Hat in Time - Mario 64

Pillars of Eternity 1-2, Pathfinder: Kingmaker/Wrath of the Righteous - Baldur's Gate 1-2
 

Xeaker

Member
A Hat in Time
Pumpkin Jack
Demon Turf
Clive N Wrench (slated for 2022)

Check out Blue Fire too, which is more akin to Zelda/Ninja Gaiden
Thanks, gonna check them out now.
Edit: Gonna buy A Hat in Time, Pumpkin Jack and Clive N Wrench and probably Blue Fire. Thanks for that!

Grim Dawn - Dark Alliance 1-2
Skylar & Plux - Sly Cooper/Ratchet
A Hat in Time - Mario 64
Pillars of Eternity 1-2, Pathfinder: Kingmaker/Wrath of the Righteous - Baldur's Gate 1-2
Already have 300h in Grim Dawn :D
Did not like PoE, Pathfinder as much as Baldurs Gate.
Gonna check out Skylar & Plux tx.
 
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Amiga

Member
categories all over the place, I'm just gonna post some of the best ones I played:
Hades
Pyre
A Plague Tale: Innocence
Children of Morta
 

AV

We ain't outta here in ten minutes, we won't need no rocket to fly through space
Games Like Suikoden, no pixel art!

 

Porcile

Member
I think it's tough to find Indie games that are similar to full-blown studio projects. Even PS1/N64 era. That is the era of games I most nostalgic for and I usually just end up replaying games from that generation or looking for similar kinds of games from that era.
 

GymWolf

Gold Member
With a list that long, there's bound to be.

No.

Low res textures and nearest neighbour filtering do not a 32 bit game make.
It kinda does tho, not a perfect replica but it clearly play on nostalgy factor.
 
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Xeaker

Member
But Suikoden is pixel art.......???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????

I know that Suikoden 1 and 2 is pixel art, so what? I DONT want pixel art. Suikoden 3-5 has no pixel art either.

That's a lot of games you listed. I'll just post some of the RE/SH type games I know of.

Thank you I will check them out now.
 

SlimeGooGoo

Party Gooper
Unfortunately a lot of those don't have "indie"/small developers equivalents, and even if those projects look kinda dated or simple now, it would still take a big budget and a large team to even replicate the quality of some of these.

Suikoden 3 for instance, it might look like an ugly and simple game for developers to make today, but the amount of cutscenes, combat logic, storywriting, environments and all those 100+ characters would take a long time for an indie team to make something like that.

Even a game like HM: A Wonderful Life is impossible to find something like it. It's a very unique game and I honestly didn't expect it to hit my feelings so hard (especially when that old lady passes away and people start getting old). It's beautiful and melancholic at the same time.
 

Wildebeest

Member
Massive 100 hour RPGs are not really a project for indie teams. But are Divinity Original Sin and Pathfinder Kingmaker considered indie by some people? I don't even know any more.
 

Xeaker

Member
Unfortunately a lot of those don't have "indie"/small developers equivalents, and even if those projects look kinda dated or simple now, it would still take a big budget and a large team to even replicate the quality of some of these.

Suikoden 3 for instance, it might look like an ugly and simple game for developers to make today, but the amount of cutscenes, combat logic, storywriting, environments and all those 100+ characters would take a long time for an indie team to make something like that.

That's unfortunate.
It's just that I read so often online that Indie games are the salvation for people who want to play games like from the good times. But it does not seem to be the case.
At least I found some platformer and horror games now I will try them out soon.
 

Xeaker

Member
Massive 100 hour RPGs are not really a project for indie teams. But are Divinity Original Sin and Pathfinder Kingmaker considered indie by some people? I don't even know any more.

No RPG from N64-PS2 era was 100 hours long.
Usually you could finish them around 30-50 hours.
 

Punished Miku

Gold Member
Thanks, gonna check them out now.
Edit: Gonna buy A Hat in Time, Pumpkin Jack and Clive N Wrench and probably Blue Fire. Thanks for that!


Already have 300h in Grim Dawn :D
Did not like PoE, Pathfinder as much as Baldurs Gate.
Gonna check out Skylar & Plux tx.
I enjoyed Blue Fire. Hat in Time was a little rough on Switch. Might be better on PS or PC.
 

Banjo64

cumsessed
Bumpity bump:



Fantastic user reviews on Steam;

Come on peeps, anyone got any more suggestions? Indie and AA are where it’s at nowadays if you’re looking for something fresh and fun.
 

Banjo64

cumsessed
What is this game like? Mario Sunshine and Banjo-Kazooie?
Yeah it’s a 3D platformer with collectibles similar to those games. It’s published by the developer who made A Hat in Time and there’s similar player movement to that game.

Hm doesn't look like any game I listed in the top. Is it a ego shooter or what?
Fair comment, movement sort of reminded me of Titanfall. It’s a parkour shooter basically.
 

Xeaker

Member
Well I tried Blue Fire a few hours but it is not a traditional Zelda at all. It is a Platformer.
The first 30 minutes alone have more platforming then all Zelda games together.

Also this game must have one of the most boring menu screens ever:


Sucks because I paid 20€, don't know if I can even sell it to anyone.
 
I wouldn't know how to describe Rime, but it's good. You're sort of just trying to explore and find your way around while solving puzzles.


Sidescrolling platformer but amazing

Mystery puzzle game that is designed around a ground hog day/time travel mechanic
 
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