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most immersive/atmospheric games?

06-16-2010, 07:19 PM
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most immersive/atmospheric games?

Could I have a few suggestions for games that are non-linear, have great ambient audio, require grey matter, aren't too busy, are fun, and have you feeling like more of a real human being after playing?
I've really enjoyed MYST, GTA, and Carnivores (which I find very relaxing, is that bad?) - what are some similar games?
06-16-2010, 07:35 PM
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So essentially....you are asking for the perfect game

06-16-2010, 07:36 PM
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I can't recommend anything more than Phoenix Wright. That game basically matches your description PERFECTLY, and is an amazing game. I'm going through my second runthrough of the game, and it's surprised me yet again with some of the plot twists. Such a great game.

If you want an older console game that's really atmospheric, though, try Clock Tower for the SNES sometime. That game made me paranoid.

EDIT: Just re-read your description, and PW is pretty linear. It's the perfect game otherwise, and meets all of your other descriptions, just not the non-linear one.

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06-16-2010, 07:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Somerandomdude View Post
I can't recommend anything more than Phoenix Wright. That game basically matches your description PERFECTLY, and is an amazing game. I'm going through my second runthrough of the game, and it's surprised me yet again with some of the plot twists. Such a great game.

If you want an older console game that's really atmospheric, though, try Clock Tower for the SNES sometime. That game made me paranoid.
alright, downloading. any others?

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06-16-2010, 07:46 PM
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alright, downloading. any others?
Umm... as far as I can think of that's about it. Gang$tar wasn't too impressive, so you may want to just stick with GTA...

I also enjoyed Chaos Rings A LOT if you have the money. It's not extremely linear, but there's a pretty clear path that you have to follow to beat the game, although you can go back and replay dungeons at will. Great combat system, great graphics, good storyline... Best RPG on the App Store.
06-16-2010, 07:50 PM
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HC or SQH.
06-16-2010, 07:58 PM
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HC or SQH.
Great games, but I don't think that's exactly what the OP was looking for.
06-16-2010, 08:31 PM
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just got sailboat pro by infinite dreams.. exactly the kind of game im talking about!
06-16-2010, 09:03 PM
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Mr. AahH!! and Mr. Space!!, by PONOS, are two simple games based on around simple arcade concepts...but they're done so well that you really get engrossed in it. I started cursing and yelling out loud when I died/succeeded.

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06-16-2010, 09:59 PM
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Great games, but I don't think that's exactly what the OP was looking for.
They totally are immersive!!! It should be out within a minute.