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Ken Levine Loves Heroes II

Postby Angelspit » Apr 8 2008, 20:50

2K Boston Creative director and Bioshock creator Ken Levine put a favorite of the community in his <a href="http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/23925525/?pg=1#games_top5_080402_KenLevine">list of the top five video games of all time at MSNBC</a>:
<blockquote><i>Civilization IV, World of Warcraft, Heroes of Might and Magic 2, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past and Beyond Good and Evil</i></blockquote>
A little love from a celebrity of the gaming industry doesn't hurt.

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Postby Falsted » Apr 8 2008, 21:19

He has my 2 favorite games of all time in there: WoW and HoMM2 :)

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Postby Ravenheart87 » Apr 8 2008, 21:36

Good taste, we need more people in game industry, like him.:) Bioshock wasn't a bad game too, although I could never finish it...

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Postby UndeadHalfOrc » Apr 8 2008, 21:36

Too bad the screenshot at that site was from HEROES 4 not from Heroes 2. Dumb mistake.

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Postby Metal Wolf » Apr 8 2008, 21:37

I don't know who is he exactly, but he made good choices indeed.

H2 is the best HOMM game imo too (best game ever!), though I would have chosen Civilization II over IV.

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Postby darknessfood » Apr 8 2008, 22:26

Well, nice that he likes heroes 2, if only they didn't add a pic of heroes 4 :disagree:
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Postby soupnazii » Apr 8 2008, 23:00

wheres gta?

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Postby Daystar » Apr 8 2008, 23:35

I've played 3 out of his 5, and I've played Children of the Nile, which is quite close to Civ IV.

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Ken Levine Loves Heroes II

Postby Darmani » Apr 8 2008, 23:50

Wow. I'm amazed that there's someone else who holds my personal #1 and #2 favorite games in such high regard (HoMM II and Zelda: A Link to the Past, respectively).

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Postby PhoenixReborn » Apr 9 2008, 3:11

So does he like h4 or h2?

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Postby Kalah » Apr 9 2008, 11:33

Totally agree about Civ4; it's one of the best games ever. Still think Master of Orion 2 should be up there, as well as Championship Manager.
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Postby AngelEyes » Apr 9 2008, 11:42

HoMM2 was always my favorite of the series. It had that special charm that you don't see in many games today.

Now why wasn't Star Control 2 on the list??

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Postby Ravenheart87 » Apr 9 2008, 12:24

Because it's his list, not your...:)

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Re: Ken Levine Loves Heroes II

Postby Angelspit » Apr 9 2008, 12:31

Daystar wrote:and I've played Children of the Nile, which is quite close to Civ IV.

How was it? That game didn't make history in any case.

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Postby Akul » Apr 9 2008, 13:51

@ soupnazii & AngelEyes :

Obviously he doesn't consider those two games his favourites.
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Postby Marcus333 » Apr 9 2008, 17:35

I love HoMM, and I love BioShock! Great taste indeed :D

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Postby Corribus » Apr 9 2008, 18:19

@kalah

Agreed, MOO2 is one of the best PC games, ever.
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Postby Ravenheart87 » Apr 9 2008, 18:58

@Corribus
Ever tried GalCiv2? A good alternative in the genre, with many good elements from MoO2, and some fascinating new ideas - the only game, where I could spend an hour with designing a ship.:D
Won't be a good idea, to create a fantasy strategy, where you can choose the equipment of your own army? Like elven archers in plate mail.:D

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Postby Angelspit » Apr 9 2008, 19:23

I updated the front page post with a quote about the game from The Escapist.

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Postby MER » Apr 9 2008, 21:03

Woot, 2 of my favourite games on the list: Heroes and Civ. If StarCraft was there too this man would be my idol, lol.

The journalists screwed again - they put a H4 picture instead of H2 :D.


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