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Genre Defining Games
Old 09-24-2015, 01:56 AM
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What are some games that you think defines a genre as a whole? Something you would recommend to someone for wanting to get into that genre. Note that this doesn't exactly mean the best.


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Stealth: Chaos Theory, Thief
Old 09-24-2015, 02:52 AM
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Chrono Trigger for JRPGs

Endless Ocean for scuba simulations lol
Old 09-24-2015, 03:49 AM
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Super Mario Bros. 3, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Final Fantasy VII, Doom and Tetris are all so obvious that I'll get them out of the way right now.
Old 09-25-2015, 08:07 PM
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Resident Evil Revelations - redefined survival horror.
Old 09-28-2015, 07:57 PM
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Bastion (PS4 or PC) for Indie Fantasy-Action or Transistor for Indie Sci-Fi Action. Both 5/5 ~
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Old 09-29-2015, 03:14 AM
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Cave Story for Indie games in general.
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Old 09-29-2015, 01:00 PM
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Metal Gear Solid for the stealth genre
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Old 09-29-2015, 10:23 PM
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Xenoblade chronicles 3ds. idk how they fit this gigantic game on the 3ds but playing it i felt so much awe in how large the environments were. this game defined exploration for me. I dont mention the wii version because i havent played that one. I'd like to see more open world games like this on 3ds and even wiiu
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Old 09-29-2015, 11:09 PM
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Mirror's Edge - Freerunning genre

Burnout 3/Revenge - Arcade Racing Genre
Old 09-30-2015, 12:27 AM
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League of Legends.

Literally defined the genre.
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Old 09-30-2015, 12:42 AM
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Wasn't LoL just Dota clone
Old 09-30-2015, 12:54 AM
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Wasn't Dota just a war craft mod
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Old 09-30-2015, 02:24 AM
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Wasn't LoL just Dota clone
Yes, but it literally "defined" the genre.

As in it was what coined the term "moba" lol.
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