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Together Retro: Snatcher

by racketboy Thu Apr 30, 2009 11:10 pm

After many delays, we now have Snatcher as our Together Retro game of the month.
http://www.racketboy.com/retro/2009/04/ ... tcher.html
Enjoy and let us know what you think!
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Re: Together Retro: Snatcher

by timewarpgamer Fri May 01, 2009 1:20 am

Great pull, Racketboy. I played this through back in the waning days of the Sega CD, and I'm aching to play it again and see how well it's stood the test of time. Only problem is that I'm moving on Saturday, so my free time is really tight. I'll have to jump in with some proper feedback later. But what struck me most about Snatcher back in the day was the tension in each scene, always being on guard for the sudden switch from classic point-and-click adventure gameplay to real-time shooting segments. Of course the story was pretty (f&^%ing) unbelievably good, too.
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Re: Together Retro: Snatcher

by HellHammer Fri May 01, 2009 1:28 am

YAY!

The fact that Snatcher is one of my favorite games is what brought me to Racketboy in the first place. Great piece about the game. The voice acting in Snatcher was my first experience with decent voice acting in video games and because of this, my favorite aspect of Snatcher is it's ability to be raw and realistic, and the amazing level of immersion.

I didn't do anything for the first two days I owned this game. I can't wait to play Policenauts in English.
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Re: Together Retro: Snatcher

by loganm187 Fri May 01, 2009 1:29 am

I just played through snatcher on the sega cd about 6 months ago and i have to say it stands the test of time.I never played it when it came out so it wasn't nostalgia(although i am a Hideo nut)and yes,it steals from blade runner,body snatchers and terminator alot but,damn that was one hell of a game! I would die for a sequel on the ps3 with the mgs4 engine(Like the third chapter)or just a remake.Well,Hope you guys enjoy playing through snatcher as much as i did.i am eagerly anticipating the release for the policenauts patch..........c'mon guys.
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Re: Together Retro: Snatcher

by Wintermute1981 Fri May 01, 2009 2:14 am

To this day this is one of my all time favorite games and one of the reasons why I purchased a Sega CD when I was younger (Wing Commander being the other.) I was really amazed at the voice acting in this game considering this came out at the time of horrible FMV video games. The atmosphere and story really drew me into the game world and kept me coming back for more. I haven't played this all the way through in about 10 years so I'm going to be looking forward to giving it another chance. Now I'm just debating if I want to play through the MSX Fan Translation and skip out on the voice acting and ACT 3 to check out the original release or load up the Sega CD ISO and get all nostalgic.
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Re: Together Retro: Snatcher

by Dakinggamer87 Fri May 01, 2009 2:42 am

Snatcher is one of my favs on Sega CD if not best reason to own a Sega CD at least for me besides a few RPG's and shumps.. 8)
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Re: Together Retro: Snatcher

by otaku Fri May 01, 2009 2:56 am

Easily the best or at least one of the best sega cd games. I prefer this over kojimas other works (metal gear games) and look forward to trying the policenauts game everyone keeps talking about. Wish I had the time to play through this again but I have so many other games and things to mess with
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Re: Together Retro: Snatcher

by chipperkwah Fri May 01, 2009 4:58 am

Just started playing this 2 days ago, what a coincidence! Burned a copy for my sega cd, got my Justifier at the ready lol.
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Re: Together Retro: Snatcher

by Hatta Fri May 01, 2009 10:17 am

Oh no kidding. I played Snatcher about 2 years ago, ended up getting stuck at an action sequence right near the end (I think). Good excuse to give it another go. Especially with the Policenauts translation potentially entering beta soon.
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Re: Together Retro: Snatcher

by PGchris Fri May 01, 2009 10:27 am

I'm excited this will be the first time Ive ever played the game, have always loved point and click adventures though
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