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Side Scrolling Adventures

11-19-2009, 02:43 PM
Joined: Oct 2009
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Side Scrolling Adventures

Hey All,

I'm looking for some more games like Sonic, Mega Man, Mario, etc.. Just an old school classic 2D side scrolling adventure. Anything you recommend doesn't have to be a port, but just looking for stuff like that. Anything you can suggest would be great!

11-19-2009, 02:43 PM
Joined: May 2009
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Spy Bot Chronicles

Other games that I played, but didn't really like that much:
Bounce On
Megaman II
Castle of Magic

Last edited by S.I.D. CrAzY; 11-19-2009 at 02:47 PM.

11-19-2009, 02:47 PM
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Since being updated, Mega Man II is actually pretty good.

Spy bot Chronicles, Toy Bot Compilation, and the Rolando series set the bar pretty high too.
11-19-2009, 02:48 PM
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side scrolling makes me think of Archibald's Adventures
11-19-2009, 02:50 PM
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Didn't recommend Archibalds Adventures because it's more of a puzzle platformer, than a straight up side scroller.

As a platformer though, it's one of my favorites if not my favorite.
11-19-2009, 02:55 PM
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Rolando/ Rolando 2
Spy Bot Chronicles

All are good.
11-19-2009, 02:58 PM
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Castle of Magic and Bionic Surfer are pretty fun too.

Currently Listening To: Wolfmother
11-19-2009, 03:06 PM
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Originally Posted by S.I.D. CrAzY View Post
Spy Bot Chronicles
+2 these are both great.

Originally Posted by NickFalk View Post

Worst idea ever!
11-19-2009, 04:13 PM
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I've not quite gotten hooked on the ToyBot / SpyBot games yet, but I do really like Castle Of Magic and Bounce On (they're currently working on a 5th world for Bounce On, so you have to admire their commitment to updating). Unfortunately, it seems that the majority of side scrolling affairs on the iPhone that don't involve heavy puzzle solving have been reduced to the Zombieville USA formula of "advance to the right and shoot". Now don't get me wrong, I actually really enjoy that type of game, but I would also like some more "old fashioned" ones like Sonic and Mario that are original IPs (or at least new adventures for established IPs).

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11-19-2009, 04:19 PM
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Originally Posted by uSICu View Post
Bionic Surfer are pretty fun too.
+1 on this