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Post by me316 » Thu Sep 18, 2008 4:13 pm

One of my favourites is Vendetta on the arcade it was a follow up to crime fighters, very Streets of rage before S.O.R. 8)
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Post by Annie40k » Sat Sep 20, 2008 5:19 pm

Snes : Battletoads

One super hard game but very entertaining. I have fond memories playing
it with my brother and friends, team work all the way!

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Post by Spooky » Sun Sep 21, 2008 1:45 pm

Annie40k wrote:Snes : Battletoads

One super hard game but very entertaining. I have fond memories playing
it with my brother and friends, team work all the way!
Is Battletoads vs. Double Dragon any good?
I like both Battletoads & DD, but I'm not sure about the result... :wink:
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Post by SirClive » Sun Sep 21, 2008 2:11 pm

I am comparing two of the most famous in the next WGTV show. Not hard to guess which two, but I won't say any more and spoil the feature.
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Post by Annie40k » Sun Sep 21, 2008 2:24 pm

Spooky wrote: Is Battletoads vs. Double Dragon any good?
I like both Battletoads & DD, but I'm not sure about the result... :wink:
Haha not sure, never even heard of that one.
In theory it should be awesome, both games are beat 'em up pioneers AND it's a game developed by Rare.
And Rare use to be really good at developing games ;)

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Post by DPrinny » Mon Sep 22, 2008 12:28 am

Spooky wrote:
Is Battletoads vs. Double Dragon any good?
I like both Battletoads & DD, but I'm not sure about the result... :wink:
If you like Battletoads you will like it as its more like BATTLETOADS and less like Double Dragon

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Post by SpecChum81 » Mon Sep 22, 2008 6:02 am

Megadrive - Streets Of Rage, Altered Beast
Spectrum - Renagade, Final Fight
Game Boy - Double Dragon

Double Dragon was pretty good on the Master System, but I do have a nostalgic fondness for it on the Game Boy :)
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Post by flying_delorean81 » Mon Sep 22, 2008 7:21 pm

Naitch wrote:Megadrive - Streets Of Rage, Altered Beast
Spectrum - Renagade, Final Fight
Game Boy - Double Dragon

Double Dragon was pretty good on the Master System, but I do have a nostalgic fondness for it on the Game Boy :)
I used to love it on the Gameboy! I don't think I could ever finish it though. I've just recently started playing the NES version - it's also a lot of fun :D
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Post by DPrinny » Tue Sep 23, 2008 4:42 am

The nes version is good

Apart from The levelin up just to get moves, lack of meatbags on screen, no decent co-op

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Post by C=Style » Tue Sep 23, 2008 5:47 am

I was playing a bit of Dinosaurs and Cadillacs (CPS1) on my PSP last night. It is a great beat 'em up it has to be said, same with The Punisher.
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Post by SpecChum81 » Tue Sep 23, 2008 11:00 am

Gotta add Shadow Warriors for the Speccy!

Great game, nice to play and great graphics too.

This is one that I can play regularly and still really enjoy :D
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Post by C=Style » Tue Sep 23, 2008 1:38 pm

If we're talking Speccy beat 'en ups then I gotta mention Renegade. I still play it even now, 20 years later and still enjoy it.
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Post by bonerlaw » Tue Sep 23, 2008 3:01 pm

Was it Ninja Gaiden or Shadow Warriors that was on the Atari Lynx? For a portable game that was quality, big chunky visuals, good use of the buttons, sacrificed many a Durabell bunny playing on that game!
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Post by Spooky » Tue Sep 23, 2008 3:31 pm

I finished Castle Crashers, I really loved it.
Now, I'm waiting for my copy of Guardian Heroes to turn up, but French postmen were on strike today, hopefully, I'll get it tomorrow...
I won the auction for the game at £20, judging by the other auctions on this game, I'd say it was a bargain!
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Post by DPrinny » Tue Sep 23, 2008 7:04 pm

Spooky wrote:I finished Castle Crashers, I really loved it.
Now, I'm waiting for my copy of Guardian Heroes to turn up, but French postmen were on strike today, hopefully, I'll get it tomorrow...
I won the auction for the game at £20, judging by the other auctions on this game, I'd say it was a bargain!
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If you have a multi tap the battle mode is good fun (once you have unlocked every one)
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