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antlion fight in HL2:E2. come on guys how was this not mentioned!

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First time on the Ring in Halo 1.
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1st time using a Tesla tower in command and conquer red alert 2 (I think)

that was pretty funny zapping people to ash as the snuck through the woods.

I can't write any others now
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gears of war 1 when you enter the tunnels.. this whole part of the game I was really stressed out haha venturing that deep in ennemy territory

using the cerebral bore in Turok 2


Edited by Cyclonicks - 3/7/11 at 10:32pm
post #75 of 82
It's been mentioned but mine was walking out of the sewer for the first time in Oblivion and then every moment after. The ending was pretty sweet but too bad you couldn't participate more.

The CoD stories I have always liked. Seeing the While House in MW2 was epic. Haven't played BLKOPS yet.
    
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post #76 of 82
How bout the final boss fight against bowser in Super Mario 64.

Or all of Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars

or Metal Gear solid's boss fight against Psycho Mantis.

umm. Spyro when you learn to fully fly.

Butchering the Grim Reaper with his own scythe in Dante's Inferno.

The mine cart level of donkey kong country.

i'll post more if I can think of em.
post #77 of 82
probably in LoL

3v3

one of ours was AFK from level 10~ until end.

The had us down to our last turret, with 20HP left on it.

I me+randomer killed all 3 champs, and just rushed the hell and took down all their turrets in one go. And won.
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My choices are all based on having played these games when they were brand-new, as a lot of what makes for an epic scene is seeing stuff that seemed like major advancements in graphics vs. anything you'd seen before.

By this criteria, the game Prey was probably the most chock-full of epic moments vs. any game I'd yet played at the time. Perhaps the best being when you were outside the Sphere flying around inside the glass tube and you could fully see the earth ... most epic scene ever in a game at that point.

Coming out of the sewer in Far Cry and first viewing the island was epic, as was the first hang-glider ride. That game was also the first I'd seen with dynamic shadows, which blew me away at the time.

When you first walked out of the train station in HL2 was an epic moment, as was the conveyor ride inside the citadel.

FEAR also had a lot of epic moments ... one of my favorites being the first time I shot someone with the prototype plasma rifle-thing and reduced them to a smoking skeleton. When Alma was released and promptly wasted her dad was epic too.

Coming out of the sewers in Oblivion ... also a great moment in gaming history.

Trying to get into the NVCP in Stalker before the blowout, when all hell is breaking loose around you and you have no idea how to actually get there ... epic as hell. As is all of lab x-18, and the fight to get to the entrance to the brain scorcher while you're hallucinating all those ghosts and stuff. Not amazing graphics, but they're epic parts of an amazing game.

Going way back, walking into that room with the waterfall in Tomb Raider was a pretty magical moment ... TR was the first time I ever saw a room in a 3d game that didn't just feel like a box. That was an EPIC game when it came out.

I'll also give an honorable mention to a non-game ... the first time I saw real DX9 graphics was the 'Nature' bench in 3dMark03 ... that was probably the single moment that I was the most blown-away I've ever been by computer graphics.
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Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney has had three; one for the last case of each game in the main series. Describing them would be major spoilers.

I gotta admit, Episode 2's moment where the vortigaunts froze and you hear "Doctor Freeeemaaaan" was a real chiller; first time the G-man has showed up in a spot besides the beginning or ending of a HL game.

And just recently, playing Ghost Trick, I was infinitely surprised with a certain character reveal of one of the last chapters. Also who you end up saving for the game's very last "4 minutes before death" sequence.
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In Pokemon Blue when you fight the Elite Four for the first time. Epic
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