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by thebear
Tue Jan 23, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What's your favourite Nintendo arcade game?
Replies: 22
Views: 535

Re: What's your favourite Nintendo arcade game?

Nintendo released the arcade cab in America it seems https://www.arcade-museum.com/game_detail.php?game_id=9219 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R-Type Developer(s) Irem Publisher(s) JP: Irem NA: Nintendo Platform(s) Arcade[show] Release July 1, 1987[show] Genre(s) Side scrolling shoot-em-up Mode(s) Si...
by thebear
Tue Jan 23, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Anyone remember this game?
Replies: 2
Views: 216

Re: Anyone remember this game?

Advanced Space Battle?
by thebear
Tue Jan 23, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What's your favourite Nichibutsu arcade game?
Replies: 11
Views: 259

Re: What's your favourite Nichibutsu arcade game?

Great memories of playing both Moon Cresta on holiday as a kid
by thebear
Tue Jan 23, 2018 11:29 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What's your favourite Nintendo arcade game?
Replies: 22
Views: 535

Re: What's your favourite Nintendo arcade game?

Fromt the list you posted a link to - R-Type

by a mile
by thebear
Mon Jan 22, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Franchises and games you are surprised haven't returned
Replies: 32
Views: 971

Re: Franchises and games you are surprised haven't returned

ncf1 wrote:
Sun Dec 24, 2017 1:26 am
Hmm.. that's a very good question. Most definitely Tiger Woods on PC because they were the best golf games but then of course things went off the rails with him and so no more TW on PC.

They just morphed to Rory McIlroy PGA Tour
by thebear
Mon Jan 22, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Controversial gaming opinions
Replies: 25
Views: 716

Re: Controversial gaming opinions

stvd wrote:
Mon Jan 22, 2018 1:54 pm
thebear wrote:
Mon Jan 22, 2018 1:27 pm

If you'd said Metal gear Solid I'd have agreed
Then you'd be wrong as MGS is an excellent game.

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yes to be fair I was meaning the series on a whole (more the recent games than the PS1 game)
by thebear
Mon Jan 22, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Controversial gaming opinions
Replies: 25
Views: 716

Re: Controversial gaming opinions

Treguard wrote:
Fri Jan 12, 2018 11:31 am
Final Fantasy VII is a bunch of cut scenes in search of a game to go with it.
If you'd said Metal gear Solid I'd have agreed
by thebear
Mon Jan 22, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Controversial gaming opinions
Replies: 25
Views: 716

Re: Controversial gaming opinions

My own controvesial opinion is that we're due another videogames crash - the only thing that's held it back from happening so far is that the online stores for the consoles now have support for "indie" game developers to get them coverage and market penetration. If it was up to the main publishers ...
by thebear
Mon Jan 22, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: A Game I Wish To Remember
Replies: 17
Views: 412

Re: A Game I Wish To Remember

Baldurs Gate Dark Alliance would be my bet too with the "monkeys" being enemies i vaguely remember on a snow level but weren't actually monkeys (can't find a pic of that level) http://www.frictionlessinsight.com/revpics/BGDA/BGDarkAllianceA.jpg If not possibly the similar Dungeons and Dragons Heroes...
by thebear
Mon Jan 22, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Space Invaders 40 years old today
Replies: 14
Views: 263

Re: Space Invaders 40 years old today

Almost certainly the first arcade game I ever played aged about 4, my dad did the left and right buttons and I used to hit fire :lol:
by thebear
Mon Jul 10, 2017 8:33 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Original Xbox to be added to XBOne Backwards Compatability
Replies: 10
Views: 456

Re: Original Xbox to be added to XBOne Backwards Compatability

Fusion Frenzy
Morrowind
KOTOR
Jade Empire


best have a look through my discs see what else I still have!
by thebear
Tue Jul 04, 2017 9:58 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What's your favourite Technos arcade game?
Replies: 21
Views: 601

Re: What's your favourite Technos arcade game?

Definitely Double Dragon, such good memories of me and my mates playing n the arcades back in the 80's Same for Wrestlefest, although I seem to recall playing Superstars (also by technos) more, I think was beginning to lose interest in WWF by the time Wrestlefest came out But Double Dragon is defini...
by thebear
Wed Jun 28, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Favourite videogame adaptations of books
Replies: 33
Views: 611

Re: Favourite videogame adaptations of books

jdanddiet wrote:
Fri Apr 21, 2017 4:06 pm
Dracula by crl was pretty intense.
Also adrian mole by mosaic (natch)
I loved that Dracula text adventure

could never get very far though, although further than I ever did on their Frankenstein which I seem to recall never getting out the first bit
by thebear
Wed Jun 28, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Games that hold nostalgia for you
Replies: 21
Views: 736

Re: Games that hold nostalgia for you

soo many, too many to name but some highlights Arcade Star Wars arcade sit down cab - loved the game everywhere but especially on family Holidays to Shanklin in the Isle of Wight and playing this there is one of my happiest memories (a bizarre collection of other vague memories there playing Gorf, C...
by thebear
Tue May 02, 2017 9:56 am
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: 35th anniversary of some memorable films
Replies: 15
Views: 656

Re: 35th anniversary of some memorable films

a few others I liked

Conan the Barbarian
Fast Times at Ridgemont High
48 Hours
Rambo _ First Blood
Sophies Choice
Rocky 3