Hot Topic - Starfox Games

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Best Starfox game

Starwing/Starfox
26
53%
Lylat Wars/Starfox 64
21
43%
Starfox Adventures
2
4%
Starfox Assault
0
No votes
Starfox Command
0
No votes
 
Total votes: 49

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Re: Hot Topic - Starfox Games

Post by PanzerGeneral » Tue Jun 22, 2010 5:04 pm

I will plump for the original Starfox on the SNES - cant go for Lylat Wars as I always hated that blurry effect all the games on the N64 had.

BUT given the choice - I would go for Silpheed on the Mega CD any day of the week, the 3D graphics were miles better than those of Starfox.

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Re: Hot Topic - Starfox Games

Post by Megamixer » Tue Jun 22, 2010 5:17 pm

The only one I've played was Assault on the 'cube. Never understood why it's not mentioned because while the on-foot sections drag it down, the Arwing missions are brilliant fun with a healthy score-chasing element lending them hefty replayability.
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Re: Hot Topic - Starfox Games

Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Tue Jun 22, 2010 6:39 pm

Only ever played the SNES one, but what a game that is - the minimalism of it all adds to the fun, the music's amazing, and it's the first console game that made me have to study the pad for a while before playing, figuring out what all those buttons do...
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Re: Hot Topic - Starfox Games

Post by Jet Pilot » Tue Jun 22, 2010 10:30 pm

The original SNES title was more innovative for its time, however I got a lot more playtime from the N64 version.
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Re: Hot Topic - Starfox Games

Post by mrspud » Wed Jun 23, 2010 5:16 pm

I also only played the SNES original, but was a corker. And a superb bundled in game when I bought the SNES.
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Re: Hot Topic - Starfox Games

Post by HalcyonDaze00 » Wed Jun 23, 2010 5:43 pm

They are all sh1te.

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Re: Hot Topic - Starfox Games

Post by Havantgottaclue » Wed Jun 23, 2010 6:11 pm

I didn't have a SNES or N64 until many years after they came to the end of production, so I in fact played both roughly at the same time. I thought that for all the original Starfox's technical achievement, Lylat Wars played much better.
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Re: Hot Topic - Starfox Games

Post by markopoloman » Thu Jun 24, 2010 6:59 pm

never played any of them. Am I missing something good? :?
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Re: Hot Topic - Starfox Games

Post by Greyfox » Thu Jun 24, 2010 8:36 pm

markopoloman wrote:never played any of them. Am I missing something good? :?
you sure have pal, either play for real on a SNES, or get it via the Unreal "Snes Emulators" on the pc and hunt down the rom or on your PSP if you have a CFW, this is a great shooter...well the Original one was..:)
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Re: Hot Topic - Starfox Games

Post by nakamura » Fri Jun 25, 2010 5:34 am

The original is still great today if you can cope with the low frame rate. The design is so clever, so many levels and great sound. Starfox 64 is also amazing but the first holds a special place in my heart.
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Re: Hot Topic - Starfox Games

Post by nakamura » Fri Jun 25, 2010 5:34 am

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markopoloman wrote:never played any of them. Am I missing something good? :?
you sure have pal, either play for real on a SNES, or get it via the Unreal "Snes Emulators" on the pc and hunt down the rom or on your PSP if you have a CFW, this is a great shooter...well the Original one was..:)
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Re: Hot Topic - Starfox Games

Post by Havantgottaclue » Fri Jun 25, 2010 9:36 am

On a bit of a tangent, I liked Guardian on the Amiga 1200, which had the visual style of Starfox, although playability-wise it was a Defender clone. Anyone here else enjoy it?
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Re: Hot Topic - Starfox Games

Post by Mire Mare » Fri Jun 25, 2010 11:08 am

The original Starwing is the best. It' was ground breaking, jaw dropping, dripping with character and is as playable today as it's always been.

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Re: Hot Topic - Starfox Games

Post by liveinabin » Fri Jun 25, 2010 11:53 am

The first one, and only because it was an impressive thing to see at the time. I never felt that Starfox was anything more than a polygonal tech demo with some Nintendo-esque characters thrown in to make it look at home on the SNES.

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Re: Hot Topic - Starfox Games

Post by markopoloman » Fri Jun 25, 2010 7:19 pm

Havantgottaclue wrote:On a bit of a tangent, I liked Guardian on the Amiga 1200, which had the visual style of Starfox, although playability-wise it was a Defender clone. Anyone here else enjoy it?

YES! Fantastic game. If Starfox is along those lines then I'll be hunting it down
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