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From the forum question for issue 53

Posted: Thu Jun 12, 2008 11:38 am
by Darran@Retro Gamer
Crikey. Is it that time already?

Anyway, this month we'd love to know what your favourite Konami game is.

Posted: Thu Jun 12, 2008 11:41 am
by David
hardest question ever!

either Turtles or Mystical Ninja (SNES)

Posted: Thu Jun 12, 2008 11:49 am
by Bub&Bob
Im sure lots of the old favourites will be mentioned so I will go slightly off centre:

Penguin Adventure for the MSX - think its one of the best looking, best playing 8-bit games ever - Much more fun than Mr Kojima's future interactive Playstation stealth movies :wink:

Posted: Thu Jun 12, 2008 11:50 am
by Antiriad2097
My favourite spin off from the Gradius series, Salamander, for two reasons. 1) it was the highlight of Butlins 1986; and 2) Its the only C64 game I've bought twice, it being so good a 'mate' nicked my first copy.

Posted: Thu Jun 12, 2008 11:52 am
by thl
International Superstar Soccer. So challenging it took so long to score a goal. Damn that keeper!

Posted: Thu Jun 12, 2008 11:54 am
by sirclive1
Track and field - i still love it after 25 years !

Posted: Thu Jun 12, 2008 1:50 pm
by felgekarp
Rock'n Rage - Battle your way through time with your trusty guitar at your side.

Posted: Thu Jun 12, 2008 2:03 pm
by uglifruit
For making trips to lessons at Wigston swimming baths almost bearable: Frogger.


...or possibly Mystical Ninja Starring Goemon on the N64 - for that opening song!

Posted: Thu Jun 12, 2008 2:09 pm
by Lentini2001
Always had a soft spot for Jail Break!

Posted: Thu Jun 12, 2008 2:14 pm
by TMR
Ooh, that's a difficult one... i'd probably have to say Gradius for turning my personal love of shoot 'em ups into something a little shy of an obsession, proving it's possible to write a piece of music that doesn't get irritating despite only being 30 seconds long and that power-up bar that so many 1980s games imitated. =-)

Posted: Thu Jun 12, 2008 2:18 pm
by necronom
Metal Gear Solid. I got this when I first got a Playstation, and I was blown away by it. I've played through this more times than any other game. An absolute classic, and one of the best games ever made.

Posted: Thu Jun 12, 2008 2:26 pm
by Dudley
Tiny Toons : Buster Busts Loose. Platformer of champions in comparison to cruddy Animaniacs game after cruddy Animaniacs game.

Posted: Thu Jun 12, 2008 2:27 pm
by LeeT
Mikie - bloody hard but tremendous fun!

Posted: Thu Jun 12, 2008 2:27 pm
by The Master
Sexy Parodius! Takes one of my favourite ever shooters and wraps it all up in a healthy portion of mushroom-muddled mania. Great title! One of the few games that is actually genuinely weirder than the games of my dreams. Also great for scaring people at sophisticated dinner parties.

Posted: Thu Jun 12, 2008 2:42 pm
by tekaotaku
<ahem>......geek switch flipped.....Snatcher....and dont worry, I'm not gonna start banging on about it, again! lol