★ TouchArcade needs your help. Click here to support us on Patreon.

Games like super Mario 64?

05-04-2014, 08:15 PM
Originally Posted by psj3809 View Post
Many platform games are like a super mario game

But the guy asked for a Mario 64 game. That game was the first '3d' Mario game unlike all the other standard platformers. So suggesting normal Mario land games is totally wrong as he's after a Mario 64 game. So I wouldn't suggest you say if you don't know what Mario 64s like!
Ok, how about crazy hedgy then.
05-05-2014, 06:53 AM
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 19,677
Almost forgot about Spincraft. pretty decent 3D platformer as well.

Exact-Psience My 2014 Top 10 Games of the Year: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, Hearthstone, VVVVVV, Battleheart Legacy, Wayward Souls, Bug Heroes 2, Powerpuff Girls Defenders of Townsville, Deep Loot, Monument Valley, Bioshock Honorable Mentions: Traps N Gemstones, Bardbarian, Goblin Sword

05-05-2014, 07:09 AM
Moon Boing, kinda
05-05-2014, 12:32 PM
Leo's Fortune
05-05-2014, 01:37 PM
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 10,470
Originally Posted by HarryWarden View Post
Leo's Fortune
Another game totally wrong!

Has anyone bothered to read the initial post? He wants games like super Mario 64. So google that game or search on YouTube

Mario 64 was the first 3d style Mario game. So he obviously doesn't want a normal platform game

05-06-2014, 04:55 PM
Rayman by Gameloft. I think it's Rayman 2 or 3, but I can remember. Not the recent runners.
05-06-2014, 08:19 PM
Joined: Apr 2011
Location: New Zealand
Posts: 358
Originally Posted by Squablo View Post
Rayman by Gameloft. I think it's Rayman 2 or 3, but I can remember. Not the recent runners.
Rayman 2 is no longer available on the AppStore, gameloft has removed a couple of other games too such as avatar.
01-14-2015, 01:25 PM
a few recommendations that haven't been mentioned yet...

Angel In Danger is another I came across recently, they are really pushing it as a "Mario 3D" kinda game... it's a good looking game, but I haven't played much because I found the controls to be somewhat lacking... there's a free version as well you can try out...

I think the biggest problem with both of these games is the stationary camera angle. if you remember Mario 64 the camera is free-roaming and follows you around kinda like third-person shooter... both iSaveU and Angel in Danger have just one stationary camera angle, although I noticed once or twice in iSaveU the camera does shift around at specific points to give you a better viewpoint... its still not free-roaming though. if Angel in Danger had a free-roaming camera it would probably solve all the control issues for me... its not as much a problem in iSaveU because the controls feel pretty tight.

to illustrate my point here's another game I came across, that I'm not actually recommending as anything close to Mario 64 (looks like it was made as a school project or something, so its not actually a well developed game...), but one thing it does have going for it is a free-roaming camera! its very short, only 4 levels... called Aquius.

Sphoxie is another game you might be into, it's not strictly like Mario 64, but it is a really cool kind of 3D platformer... it's got a free version as well you can try out (the free version seems to start differently than the paid, I'd recommend them both, lol).

Last edited by psj3809; 01-14-2015 at 04:57 PM. Reason: Deleted spam
01-14-2015, 01:46 PM
Joined: Jul 2013
Location: 4th planet from the left
Posts: 1,059
OceanHorn is really the most similar I think although it's more of a Zelda 64 clone than Mario 64. Regardless same style of game except for the having weapons and spells.