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Together Retro, Jan 20: 2010 RETRO!

by noiseredux Wed Jan 01, 2020 3:46 pm

Hello, and happy new year! This month we'll be exploring the newly minted retro games of 2010. There's a whole big world of stuff to investigate from that year. Here's a quick list of suggestions to get you started...

Mass Effect 2
Red Dead Redemption
Super Mario Galaxy 2
Limbo
Call Of Duty: Black Ops
Amnesia: The Dark Descent
Super Meat Boy
Heavy Rain
Bioshock 2
God Of War III
Halo: Reach
Alan Wake
Goldeneye 007 (remake)
Xenoblade Chronicles
Donkey Kong Country Returns
Rock Band 3
Castlevania: Lords Of Shadow
Fable III
Dead Rising 2
Darksiders

...okay, this list is getting long-ish. It turns out, 2010 was a pretty interesting year and there's much more to dig into. So have at it!
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Re: Together Retro, Jan 20: 2010 RETRO!

by BoneSnapDeez Wed Jan 01, 2020 4:16 pm

I'm in:
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Re: Together Retro, Jan 20: 2010 RETRO!

by noiseredux Wed Jan 01, 2020 5:12 pm

NICE! I actually have that one on my shelf, too. I was between Xenoblade Chronicles and Metroid Other M, and decided I'd just see which of those two games found their way to me first. So Other M won. That said, I have a few other 2010 games I may dip into later in the month. We'll see how it goes.
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Re: Together Retro, Jan 20: 2010 RETRO!

by prfsnl_gmr Wed Jan 01, 2020 5:58 pm

Yes! I’ll put Elminage down for a bit so I can dive into Alan Wake and Limbo.
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Re: Together Retro, Jan 20: 2010 RETRO!

by pierrot Wed Jan 01, 2020 6:38 pm

Limbo and Kirby's Epic Yarn were two of my favorite games of the past decade. Those are really solid choices.
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Re: Together Retro, Jan 20: 2010 RETRO!

by Michi Wed Jan 01, 2020 7:46 pm

Here's a handy-dandy list of releases for the year.

Try not to be like me and get overwhelmed :lol:

Wiki list of 2010 Games
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Re: Together Retro, Jan 20: 2010 RETRO!

by marurun Wed Jan 01, 2020 8:48 pm

Pedantry go! Only games released Jan. 1 2010 are actually 10 years old. But then the numbers don’t look as cool, and I favor anything that gets more people playing more games.
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Re: Together Retro, Jan 20: 2010 RETRO!

by lordb0rb4 Wed Jan 01, 2020 9:05 pm

I'm sticking to a 2020 full of 2010 games when it comes to TG (Whenever possible at least) and my first games for this month is nothing less than GLADIATOR BEGINS!
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Played this game briefly a long time but the gameplay seemed solid and quite enjoyable, now it's time!
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Re: Together Retro, Jan 20: 2010 RETRO!

by prfsnl_gmr Wed Jan 01, 2020 10:01 pm

Michi wrote:Here's a handy-dandy list of releases for the year.

Try not to be like me and get overwhelmed :lol:

Wiki list of 2010 Games


Such a solid year. DQIX is one of my favorite games of all time, and a lot of games released that year are on the short list of “Games prfsnl_gmr Really, Really Needs to Play” (Super Meat Boy, Limbo, Alan Wake, Bayonetta, Deadly Premonition, Enslaved, Vanquish, Ace Attorney Investigations, Xenoblade Chronicles, Castlevania: HoD, Castlevania: LoS, Ys Seven, Ys: The Oath in Felghana, Pac-Man Championship Edition DX, Nier, Secret of Monkey Island 2 Director’s Cut, etc.). I could play these all year too.

In 2010, I had only one child, and she was less than a year old. I was also only four years into my career, working like crazy, and restoring an historic home in my spare time. That didn’t leave a lot of time for gaming, and I missed a lot of these titles. (Also, I didn’t own a 360 or PS3 until 2013 or so.) Still, I got through some good games from that year, mostly Nintendo titles, and I highly recommend:

3D Dot Game Heroes
Bit.Trip Runner
DeathSmiles
DKCR
DQIX
Kirby’s Epic Yarn
Mega Man 10
Metal Slug XX
Metroid Other M
Professor Layton & The Unwound Future
Rage of the Gladiator
Sin & Punishment Star Successor
Super Mario Galaxy 2
VVVVVV

Once I started each of these, I really couldn’t put them down until I finished them. Have fun!
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Re: Together Retro, Jan 20: 2010 RETRO!

by noiseredux Thu Jan 02, 2020 9:25 am

Deadly Premonition, 3D For Game Heroes, Deathsmiles... Jeez it really was an awesome year.
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