What games ould the 3DO have done justice too.

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What games ould the 3DO have done justice too.

Post by 3DOKid » Sun Aug 16, 2009 11:04 pm

A 3DO wish list.

Bullfrog could have released: Populous (3DO edition.)
Rayman could have easily turned up on 3DO.
Robocop 3D (as we saw on the Amiga)
Epic (as we saw on the ST and Amiga, with up rated graphics)
3DO specific version of RType or indeed, Raiden...?

What else?

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Re: What games ould the 3DO have done justice too.

Post by BryWI » Mon Aug 17, 2009 4:53 am

3DOKid wrote: Bullfrog could have released: Populous (3DO edition.)

i always did like that game even though it is super old.

how about some other bullfrog games, like magic carpet or dungeon keeper?

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Post by 3DOKid » Mon Aug 17, 2009 6:27 am

DUngeon Keeper would have been a piece of cake surely?

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Post by BryWI » Tue Aug 18, 2009 6:51 am

I think the 3do could of handled it. Even going into first person mode with one of the creatures prolly would of ran ok. The Graphics weren't high end. Everything was sprites except the dungeon walls iirc. With the 3do mouse it would of been rad to say the least.

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Post by OfManNotMachine » Tue Aug 18, 2009 8:28 am

Man, Populous on 3DO would've been so awesome.

Wasn't Rayman actually in production for 3DO? But it got canned before release if I recall.

I also believe Discworld was going to be on 3DO as well, but also got canned.

Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 was also near completion too I believe and was canned.

Such a shame, I wonder how many 3DO games we're very close to completion, or possibly even finished, and were not released.

I know I would do just about anything to play NHL' 96 on 3DO.

I remember seeing pics of it in mags back in the day, and I wanted it SOOOO BAD.

I recently saw a video of it in action, and I think it looked really good.

Alas... :(

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Post by 3DOKid » Tue Aug 18, 2009 2:24 pm

I still swear, that the original Legacy of Kain was destined for the 3DO. Although my memory isn't what it used to be. The 3DO could have done it easily and it's a great game.

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Post by Trev » Thu Aug 20, 2009 12:20 am

Rayman was indeed headed for 3DO at one point. Not as certain on Legacy of Kain, but I've heard in mentioned in the past.

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Post by mattyg » Thu Sep 10, 2009 1:43 am

I know I'm a bit late replying to this one but I've given it some thought. I've tried to take myself back to '94-'95 and what games that not only mattered but what the 3DO could have done......and the same publisher keeps popping into my head - Lucasarts.
Remember when they weren't just Star Wars games?
Firstly Wing III proved that the 3DO could handle a nicely upgraded x-wing/tie fighter - no question - this would have rocked!
Secondly the very underrated Full Throttle would have been a nice addition as well as Monkey Island and Sam & Max ports.
I honestly thought at the time that any platforms success against the pc - and I see that as one of 3DO often forgotten competitors- was sewing up a Lucasarts contract. When Rebel Assault got ported I thought that there may have been a chance. Remember although the 3DO was pricey it was still the fraction of a comparable pc

The controversial Phantasmagoria would have been at home on the 3DO as well.

With 3DO software running to an OS not hardware pc conversions should have been a doddle

Magic Carpet was another that was hinted at for a 3DO release and finally there was the game that was started , promised and never beamed into our living rooms - Star Trek.
Star Trek was to be such an important title for the 3DO that I was always angry that politics weren't put aside and the publisher helped by 3DO studio. I know that was never going to happen but......
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Post by OfManNotMachine » Sat Sep 12, 2009 7:45 am

Full Throttle! Man...I LOVED that game.

There was a sequel in the works not too long ago, then it got canned, THEN they we're gonna do it again, but then, the guy who did the voice of Ben passed away, and then it was scrapped again :(

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Post by Anonymous » Wed Sep 23, 2009 1:30 am

Phantasmagoria...wow I dident think anyone even remembered that game! While your at it you may as well throw the 7th Guest in there as I was annoyed in 93 that CDI had it and 3DO dident. And then 11th Hour the sequal was supposed to come out in 95, then 96 then never.

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Post by UK3DOFAN » Tue Oct 06, 2009 12:08 pm

I would of loved to have seen Gabriel Knight 1 and 2, 3DO would of really done justice to them esp the second one, the 3DO's video quality would of been superior to the PC version just like Wing Commander 3 was.

Also it would of done justice to Under A Killing Moon and The Pandora Directive, not sure it it could of handled Overseer as well though esp the DVD version as that came out in 1998.

Wing Commander 4 i remember seeing in magazines that it was coming out on the 3DO but never did, that could of done justice to it as well and i would of loved to see how the 3DO would of handled the landscape based missions.

Spycraft The Great Game would of been great on 3DO too but the 3DO was commercially almost dead by its PC release in 1996.

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Post by boabject78 » Sun Dec 04, 2011 8:39 am

Rayman definitely

Command & Conquer

X-Com

Blade Runner

Any NHL Game

Liberation (CD32)

Resident Evil

As many SNK Neo Geo ports as possible.

I like to think the 3DO could do these titles justice.

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Post by Austin » Mon Dec 05, 2011 5:59 am

DOOM.

(Just pretend the one we got doesn't exist.)

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Post by boabject78 » Mon Dec 05, 2011 6:08 am

In that case Doom II.

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Post by Jones » Mon Dec 05, 2011 12:51 pm

GTA, Death Rally, You Don't Know Jack, Pirates! Gold, Diablo, Shadow of the Beast, yes, Doom, Fade to Black, Bioforge.
To name a few.

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Post by 3DOKid » Mon Dec 05, 2011 6:23 pm

Austin wrote:DOOM.

(Just pretend the one we got doesn't exist.)
You look at Slayer and PO'ed and Doom should have been awesome on the 3DO.

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