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Nintendo’s recent Super Mario Bros. 4 web domain registry has a lot of fans excited. A return to the classic numbering convention is leading some to believe this new Mario game could be an even more traditionally 2D platformer than New Super Mario Bros. Wii. At the same time, Shigeru Miyamoto has gone on the record saying he’d love to see a remake or new Zelda game in the style of The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. All this talk of returning to series’ roots has us wondering: What Nintendo franchise, or any other for that matter, would you like see return to 2D?
Metroid fans have been clamoring for a true Super Metroid-style sequel for years. The Earthbound series also has a loyal following who would die if a new entry in the series was announced. Kid Icarus: Uprising recently hit the 3DS in with a new behind-the-back third-person perspective, but maybe you’d like to see a hard-as-nails return to Pit’s NES days. Maybe you're also in the mood for some more Ghosts 'n Goblins or a throwback to the glory days of side-scrolling Castlevania?
Sound off of in the comments below on a classic Nintendo series you’d like to see a new 2D entry for.
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METROID- That is all.
Also, maybe Final Fantasy too.
anything like super metroid would be absolutely amazing.
Maybe Contra? Or something like Quack Shot?
A Mario 4 I think would be great, if it's what we think it is. And something in the style of the old 16-bit RPGs would be great (but the graphics could be more hi-res vector-like since the pixels weren't what made those games great). Secret of Evermore, for instance, was a ton of fun if only because it was pretty different from the standard RPG of the time, much in the way Chrono Trigger was also different.
And speaking of which, a true Chrono Trigger 2 would be great in 2D form as well.
I'd like to see another 2D Duke Nukem game actually. But I'd also like to see Doom go back to it's roots with a game like the first two, but that ain't gonna happen.