Great Platformers (+ suggestions)

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Oct 18, 2010
  1. pedrowing
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    Newcomer pedrowing Newbie

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    Hello, i would like some suggestions on which platformers play now that i've finished new super mario bros.

    The closer it gets to mario the better i would find it.. is there some other great game like that?

    PS: playing now kirby but its touch oriented, so its not really that kinda of style.

    Thanks.
     
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    Megaman ZX/ZX Advent are great platformers.

    Ivy the Kiwi? is also a really fun platformer but it's also touch oriented
     
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    metal slug 7 ds [​IMG]
     
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    Giana Sisters. Very good game .
     
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    I second this. When you play it, you'll be amazed at its awesomeness and wonder why you had never heard of it.
     
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    Which kirby? Squeak Squad is a normal platformer.
     
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    Not really Mario style but
    try N+ maybe.
     
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    Neither have I heard of this game before nor is it listed in the official release list.
    What game shall this be? Is it homebrew?

    Other platformers:
    Assassin's Creed I+II
    Astro Boy
    Barnyard Blast - Swine of the Night
    Batman - The Brave and The Bold
    Castlevania - Dawn of Sorrow
    Castlevania - Order of Ecclesia
    Castlevania - Portrait of Ruin
    Chronos Twin - One Hero in two Times
    Contra 4
    Ed's Farm
    Exit DS
    Fantastic Four - Rise of the Silver Surfer
    Guru Guru
    Impossible Mission
    James Pond - Codename Robocod
    Kirby - Mouse Attack
    Kirby - Power Paintbrush
    Kirby - Super Star Ultra
    Legendary Starfy
    Lode Runner
    Mario vs Donkey Kong 2 - March of the Minis
    Marvel - Super Hero Squad
    Megaman Zero Collection
    MegaMan ZX
    MegaMan ZX Advent
    Mr Driller - Drill Spirits
    New Zealand Story Revolution
    Prince of Persia - The Fallen King
    Prince of Persia - The Forgotten Sands
    Rainbow Islands Revolution
    Shorts
    Sonic Classic Collection
    Sonic Rush
    Sonic Rush Adventure
    Space Chimps
    SpongeBob and Friends - Battle for Volcano Island
    SpongeBob Squarepants - Creature from the Krusty Krab
    Super Princess Peach
    Tak 4 - Mojo Mistake
    Tale of Despereaux

    As you can see, there are a lot of platformers for the DS.
    If you'll like them or not is up to you.
     
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    I was going to suggest that. [​IMG]
    I have Sonic on my DS and still play it, just can't get enough of those games.
     
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    contra 4,metal slug, mario (of course!) ,all of the kirby games ( i think the are all platformers), n+,bangai-o, sonic rush, i think there is something else but i don't remember
     
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    Original's pretty good if you can't play the DSiWare Shantae. Lameboy fucks it up though and gives it severe sound glitches and slowdown (slowdown makes the game go from full framerate to like 1-5 frames a second for about 5-10 seconds) if you go from the title menu to the game, from the pause menu to the game, press pause in game, or anything else that makes the game stop for any reason. This sometimes also happens when switching levels. Meaning you'll get around 7-8 minutes of play per 9 or 10 minutes of slowdown/glitches
     
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    Henry Hatsworth The Puzzling Adventure is pretty good. It's like Tetris Attack and a platformer in one!

    And I did the stupidest thing with it the other day. Apparently if you do the soft reset combo for Acekard (L + R + A + B + Down) just the right way on the save screen, it deletes your save file. -.-"
     
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    Although it may not be necessary, I most certainly second third this.

    Also, N+ is a neat little platformer, and quite the tough one at that!
    Henry Hatsworth is a great, varied, and challenging one, as well.

    EDIT: Whoopse, looks like everything I said here has already been said by previous posters. Oh well. These great games are worth repeating anyway. [​IMG]
     
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    I think that might just be your microSD...mine works at regular speed except for screen changes (where it lags for maybe a second or two). It works totally fine when used on my R4 with a 2GB (no slow down) and only minor slowdown at screen changes as I have just said on my 8GB and an EZVi.
     

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