Best classic Sega franchise?

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Best classic Sega franchise?

Streets Of Rage
Golden Axe
Out Run
After Burner
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Re: Best classic Sega franchise?

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Re: Best classic Sega franchise?

Post by snowkatt » Thu Aug 05, 2010 2:01 am

quite frankly im getting tired of sonic
the 3d games with exception of sonic adventure are arse
sonic heroes being some of the worst

while im also getting tired of the orginal 4 games because they are getting re released almost indefinantly

there has been a compilation on the megadrive
sonic jam on the saturn
sonic mega collection
sonic mega collection plus
sega mega drive collection
ultimate mega drive collection
and now the four games are back again on the DS
they also are featured in pretty much every repackaging of the mega drive hard ware ( those plug in to the tv controllers and that blaze megadrive thing )

i am utterly sick of sonic
of that lot i wil probably say streets of rage even if i dont think much of the music
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Re: Best classic Sega franchise?

Post by thesubcon3 » Mon Aug 23, 2010 2:10 pm

The fact that it said best classic franchise is why I pick Sonic. After the Dreamcast, Sonic started swirling down the 3D toilet.

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Re: Best classic Sega franchise?

Post by delbert_trout » Tue Aug 24, 2010 7:28 am

For me this one was a tossup between the Sonic and Streets of Rage series (although Shinobi 3 on the Megadrive was amazing as well). I went for Sonic in the end because for me the whole series of Sonic platformers on the Megadrive were excellent, whereas I felt Streets of Rage 3 was a pretty ho-hum brawler and definitely a step backwards from how utterly brilliant its predecessor was (and the first SOR hasn't aged too well at all in my opinion, looks very dated now).

I'm only referring to the 16-bit Sonic series here though by the way - I remember a few years back my nephew wanted me to play a more recent 3D Sonic with him on his Gamecube and I thought it was complete garbage.

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Re: Best classic Sega franchise?

Post by Kai » Thu Aug 26, 2010 7:04 am

Though I love the Sonic games and even Golden Axe, I'll go for OutRun. You cannot have more fun with a virtual Ferrari... :-D

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Re: Best classic Sega franchise?

Post by crumpta1632 » Thu Sep 02, 2010 8:09 am

I voted the SOR series because I find the series still very playable to this day with SOR 1 being the only game to look dated. The music in SOR 2 is excellent!

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Re: Best classic Sega franchise?

Post by SJ_Sathanas » Tue Nov 16, 2010 5:26 pm

Voted Sonic but my personal choice would probably be Daytona. Sega has always been about the mid-90s arcade games to me.

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Re: Best classic Sega franchise?

Post by sack » Mon Mar 28, 2011 12:11 pm

outrun - because space harrier wasn't on the list :)
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Re: Best classic Sega franchise?

Post by paranoid marvin » Tue Mar 29, 2011 5:25 pm

It's Hang On so much that it hurts. Especially the life-size back that you had to physically lean over on corners. Pratically all of the ports are great especially Super Hang On on the ST
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Re: Best classic Sega franchise?

Post by 647 » Sat Apr 02, 2011 9:49 am

Woha. SONIC? Really? I hate that series.

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Re: Best classic Sega franchise?

Post by TechnicianSi » Thu May 12, 2011 7:50 am

Sonic. No, annoying, and as was previously stated, he's everywhere these days. Super Hang-On was superb - so much more to it than the arcade version, but i'm gonna have to say Streets of Rage. Don't think they've aged a day, amazing soundtrack and the third entry in the series was massively underrated.
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Re: Best classic Sega franchise?

Post by Hitman_HalStep » Thu May 12, 2011 2:24 pm

i picked SOR,if you had said 16bit only then it would have been sonic,SOR didn't outstay it's welcome getting weaker and weaker.
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Re: Best classic Sega franchise?

Post by DigitalDuck » Thu May 12, 2011 3:53 pm

I voted Sonic, but OutRun is a very close second.
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Re: Best classic Sega franchise?

Post by Sepp Salerno » Thu May 12, 2011 6:14 pm

The original arcade version of outrun is awesome, but there's some stinkin ports. I'm not all that sold on it's follow ups either although turbo was kinda interesting

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Re: Best classic Sega franchise?

Post by norm7446 » Sun May 15, 2011 8:43 am

SOR.. Any day. Although I did get early to get Sonic 2 on Sonic 2usday 8) . So for me it was a close call.
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