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Other good 32-bit era AA & ARPG games for consoles?
« on: July 07, 2020, 07:14:28 am »
Just checking if I've missed anything obscure like Community Pom. Focusing on games that are not linear and level-based (we can call them Tomb Raider-likes) here.

TD & Isometric view:
1994:
Little Big Adventure/Relentless: Twinsen's Adventure (PC, 1994/PS1, 1997/iOS, 2014)?

Outliers:
Dungeons & Dragons: Tower of Doom (ARC, 1994/SAT, 1999)


1995:
Magic Knight Rayearth (SAT, 1995)
Shining Wisdom (SAT, 1995)


1996:
The Legend of Oasis (SAT, 1996)
Linkle Liver Story (SAT, 1996)
Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain (PS1, 1996/PC, 1997)
Diablo (PC, 1996/PS1, )
Dark Savior (SAT, 1996)

Outliers:
Crusader: No Remorse (PC, 1995/SAT/PS1, 1996)
Guardian Heroes (SAT, 1996)
Dungeons & Dragons: Shadow Over Mystara (ARC, 1996/SAT, 1999)
Super Mario 64 (N64)


1997:
Alundra (PS1, 1997)
GTA/Grand Theft Auto (PC, 1997/PS1, )
Herc's Adventures (SAT/PS1, 1997)
Falcom Classics I (1984/1985/1987 ports/SAT, 1997) - partially
Tales of Destiny (PS1, 1997)
Community Pom (PS1, 1997)
Tomba!/Tombi! (PS1, 1997) - 2.5D

Outliers:
Bomberman 64 (N64)


1998:
Sorvice (SAT) - 3D
The Legend Of Valkyrie/Valkyrie no Bouken (Namco Anthology Vol. 2)(PS1, 1998)(NES Remake/Remix?)
Metal Gear Solid (PS1, 1998/PC, 2000) - 3D, mostly TD
Star Ocean: The Second Story (PS1, 1998)? - Mixed
Brave Fencer Musashi (PS1, 1998) - 3D, partially

​Outliers:
Gauntlet Legends (ARC, 1998/N64/PS1) - 3D


1999:
Legend of Mana (PS1, 1999)
GTA 2/Grand Theft Auto 2 (PC, 1999/PS1/DC)
Grand Theft Auto: London, 1969 (PC, 1999/PS1)
Vampire: Kyuuketsuki Densetsu (PS1, 1999) - 2.5D
Monkey Hero (PS1, 1999)
Alundra 2 (PS1) - 3D
Threads of Fate (PS1, 1999) - 3D, partially


2000:
Fear Effect (PS1, 2000)?
“Tales of Destiny II”/Tales of Eternia (PS1, 2000/PSP, 2005)
Paper Mario (N64, 2000)? - 2.5D, tilted view
Vagrant Story (PS1, 2000)? - 3D

Outliers:
Bomberman Land (PS1, 2000)


FP & TP:
1994:
King's Field (PS1, 1994)


1995:
King's Field II (PS1, 1995)
Hexen: Beyond Heretic (PC, 1995/PS1/N64/SAT)

Outliers:
Fade to Black (PC, 1995/PS1)
D (Multi, 1995)?
Cyberia (PC/3DO, 1994/SAT, 1995/PS1, 1996)?
Star Wars: Dark Forces (PC, 1995/PS1)
Yellow Brick Road (PC/SAT/PS1, 1995)?
Carnage Heart (PS1, 1995)
Space Griffon VF-9 (PS1, 1995)


1996:
Dark Savior (SAT, 1996)
PowerSlave/Exhumed (SAT/PS1)
Resident Evil (PS1, 1996/SAT/PC, 1997)
The Divide: Enemies Within (PS1/PC, 1996)
Enemy Zero (SAT, 1996)
OverBlood (PS1)?
King's Field III (King's Field II in the west)(PS1, 1996)?

Outliers:
Tomb Raider (Multi, 1996)
Mechanical Violator Hakaider: Last Judgement (SAT, 1996)?
Tail of the Sun (PS1)?
Soul Blade/Soul Edge (PS1, 1996)(Edge Master Mode)
Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire (N64, 1996/PC, 1997)?


1997:
Mystical Ninja Starring Goemon (N64)
Mega Man Legends (PS1)
Mission: Impossible (N64, 1997/PS1, 1999)
Broken Helix (PS1)?
The Granstream Saga (PS1, 1997)
Pax Corpus (PC/PS1, 1997)?
Men in Black: The Game (PC, 1997/PS1, 1998)?
Goosebumps: Attack of the Mutant (PC)?
Turok: Dinosaur Hunter (N64/PC, 1997)

Outliers:
Tomb Raider II (PS1/PC, 1997)
Nightmare Creatures (PS1/N64/PC, 1997)?
Bomberman 64 (N64)
Armored Core (PS1, 1997)
Armored Core: Project Phantasma (PS1, 1997)
Ghost in the Shell (PS1)?
Crash Bandicoot 2 (PS1)


1998:
Mahoutsukai ni Naru Houhou (SAT, 1998/PS1)?
Falcom Classics II (SAT, 1998)(Asteka II Remake)
Metal Gear Solid (PS1, 1998/PC, 2000)
Brave Fencer Musashi (PS1, 1998)
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (N64, 1998)
Goemon's Great Adventure (N64)
MediEvil (PS1, 1998)
Resident Evil 2 & Resident Evil 2: Dual Shock Edition (PS1, 1998/N64/PC/DC, 1999/GC, 2003)
Star Ocean: The Second Story (PS1, 1998)?
Deep Fear (SAT, 1998)
T.R.A.G. (PS1, 1998)
Mizzurna Falls (PS1, 1998)?
Overblood 2 (PS1, 1998)
Body Harvest (N64)
Shadow Tower (PS1, 1998)
Baroque (SAT, 1998/PS1, 1999)

​Outliers:
Banjo-Kazooie (N64 1998)
Tail Concerto (PS1, 1998)
Tomb Raider III (PS1/PC, 1998)
Parasite Eve (PS1, 1998)?
Tenchu: Stealth Assassins (PS1, 1998)?
Soukaigi (PS1, 1998)?
Akuji the Heartless (PS1, 1998)?
Ganbare Goemon: Kurunara Koi! Ayashige Ikka no Kuroi Kage (PS1, 1998)?
Dolphin's Dream/Diver's Dream (PS1)?
Bomberman Hero (N64)?
Turok 2: Seeds of Evil (N64)?
Deathtrap Dungeon (PC/PS1, 1998)


1999:
Resident Evil 3: Nemesis (PS1, 1999)
Alundra 2 (PS1)
Silent Hill (PS1, 1999)
Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver (PS1, 1999/DC)
Shadow Man (DC, 1999/PC/N64/PS1)
Spyro 2: Ripto's Rage! (PS1, 1999/Multi, 2018 (Remake))
The Misadventures of Tron Bonne (PS1, 1999)
Threads of Fate (PS1, 1999)
Tomba! 2: The Evil Swine Return (PS1, 1999)?
Spriggan: Lunar Verse (PS1)?
Driver (PC/PS1, 1999)?
Urban Chaos (PC, 1999/PS1/DC)
Rising Zan: The Samurai Gunman (PS1)?
Dragon Valor (PS1)?
Soul of the Samurai (PS1)?
Xena: Warrior Princess (PS1)?
Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace (PC/PS1)?
Vampire Hunter D (PS1)?
Hybrid Heaven (N64)?
Septentrion: Out of the Blue (PS1)?
Dino Crisis (PS1, 1999/PC/DC, 2000)
Galerians (PS1, 1999)
Echo Night #2: Nemuri no Shihaisha (PS1, 1999)

Outliers:
Parasite Eve II (PS1, 1999)?
Ape Escape (PS1)
Donkey Kong 64 (N64, 1999)?
Tomb Raider: The Last Revelation (DC/PC, 1999/PS1)?
Rittai Ninja Katsugeki Tenchu: Shinobi Gaisen (PS1, 1999)?
Indiana Jones and the Infernal Machine (PC, 1999/N64?, 2000)?
Jet Force Gemini (N64)?
Bomberman 64: The Second Attack! (N64)?
Rayman 2 (N64/PC, 1999/PS1/DC, 2000)
Armored Core: Master of Arena (PS1, 1999)


2000:
Dino Crisis 2 (PS1, 2000/PC, 2002)
Fear Effect (PS1, 2000)
Mega Man Legends 2 (PS1, 2000)
MediEvil II (PS1, 2000)
The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask (N64, 2000)
Blaster Master: Blasting Again (PS1, 2000)
Banjo-Tooie (N64, 2000)
Vagrant Story (PS1, 2000)?
Paper Mario (N64, 2000)?
"Tales of Destiny II"/Tales of Eternia (PS1, 2000/PSP, 2005)

Outliers:
Spyro: Year of the Dragon/Spyro 3 (PS1, 2000)?
Tenchu 2: Birth of the Stealth Assassins (PS1, 2000)?
Spider-Man (PS1/N64, 2000/PC/DC, 2001)


2001:
Technomage: Return of Eternity (PC/PS1, 2001)?
Fear Effect 2: Retro Helix (PS1, 2001)?
Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare (PC/PS1, 2001)?

Level-based:
Conker's Bad Fur Day (N64, 2001)?
Spider-Man 2: Enter: Electro (PS1, 2001)


Side view:
1995:
Tales of Phantasia (SNES/PS1/GBA) - battles

Outliers:
Rayman (JAG/SAT/PS1/PC, 1995)


1996:
Outliers:
Guardian Heroes (SAT)


1997:
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night (PS1/SAT, 1997/PSP, 2007)
Tomba!/Tombi! (PS1, 1997)
Princess Crown (SAT, 1997/PSP, 2005)
Falcom Classics I (SAT) - Dragon Slayer, Xanadu/Dragon Slayer II: Xanadu (based on Revival Xanadu) & Ys I remakes
Tales of Destiny (PS1) - JRPG w/ side view real-time battles

Outliers:
Oddworld: Abe's Odyssey (PS1/PC, 1997)
Umihara Kawase Shun (PS1, 1997)


1998:
Brave Fencer Musashi (PS1) - partially
Goemon's Great Adventure/Mystical Ninja 2 Starring Goemon (N64)


Outliers:
Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus (PS1/PC, 1998)


1999:
Valkyrie Profile (PS1, 1999)?
Alundra 2 (PS1) - partially
Vampire Hunter D (PS1)?


2000:
"Tales of Destiny II"/Tales of Eternia (PS1, 2000) - battles
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