Oh the irony. 3D was meant to be the big thing at this year's E3, whether on Nintendo's sublime 3DS or Sony's expensive PS3/TV/Glasses combo. But while we know this is the tech we're going to be dealing with for the next five or six years, right now it's the newly-announced games that we can see just around the corner that we're excited about. And you know what? A lot of them are 2D.
Sure, most take advantage of current-gen tech with '2.5D' gameplay, but the mechanics of some ten great new games are significantly biased towards side-scrolling territory.
I'd just like to point out something I wrote on Radarin April 2007:
And three years later, it has.Just look at this little lot: