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numberwang said:

What's the best game intro from the 90s to early 00s? In console terms from SNES to PS2 era.

Some memorable intros:

Deux Ex (2000)

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SvennoJ said:

Half-Life of course

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m0ney said:
SvennoJ said:

Half-Life of course

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I'm not a big fan of the game or series but I have to agree, at least from technology standpoint. I wish Unreal had a better intro, the Nali Castle flyby was very impressive at the time but it wasn't an intro.

I see you listed some of my favs, I add another, Fallout 2



About Unreal, the Nali Castle flyby was great because it showed a great game feature, that, just like Thief, Duke Nukem 3D and a few others, it used verticality more and better than most previous early 3D engine games. Deus Ex and Morrowind did it too, but they came two and four years later respectively.



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To my surprise no one had mentioned the original Tie Fighter intro from 1994 (diskette version)

"Soon peace and order will be restored throughout the galaxy"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ycdRY8zKi0



World of Warcraft

Final Fantasy VII (probably already posted)

Final Fantasy VIII