Most Overrated Arcade Classic?

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Re: Most Overrated Arcade Classic?

Post by SpiffierRabbit » Mon Oct 26, 2009 6:25 am

Space Invaders, Donkey Kong.

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Re: Most Overrated Arcade Classic?

Post by Sepp Salerno » Mon Oct 26, 2009 6:28 am

SpiffierRabbit wrote:Space Invaders, Donkey Kong.
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Re: Most Overrated Arcade Classic?

Post by Kilb » Mon Oct 26, 2009 6:34 am

Missile Command, my limited brain always asked, 'Eh?'

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Re: Most Overrated Arcade Classic?

Post by thevulture » Mon Oct 26, 2009 6:38 am

Bomb Jack.Ohhh, i know there`s gonna be much anger and gnashing of teeth.But i have always found it to be an awfully over rated coin op.

Rainbow Islands nearly got my 1st choice though.Good as it is, Bubble Bobble, is by far the better game.Yet R.I is 'seen' as the highlight in the series.

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Re: Most Overrated Arcade Classic?

Post by stvd » Mon Oct 26, 2009 7:00 am

thevulture wrote:Bomb Jack.
Eh!!!! It's AWESOME! :)

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Re: Most Overrated Arcade Classic?

Post by the_hawk » Mon Oct 26, 2009 7:03 am

Kilb wrote:Missile Command, my limited brain always asked, 'Eh?'
Noooooooooo Missile Command is a thing of beauty.

Some absolutely cracker arcade games mentioned in this thread. Amazing how these things have stood up for 30 years & some stuff that was released a few years ago is old hat & unplayable. :D
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Re: Most Overrated Arcade Classic?

Post by Sepp Salerno » Mon Oct 26, 2009 7:12 am

stvd wrote:
thevulture wrote:Bomb Jack.
Eh!!!! It's AWESOME! :)

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Re: Most Overrated Arcade Classic?

Post by thevulture » Mon Oct 26, 2009 7:21 am

Sepp Salerno wrote:
stvd wrote:
thevulture wrote:Bomb Jack.
Eh!!!! It's AWESOME! :)

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Re: Most Overrated Arcade Classic?

Post by Sepp Salerno » Mon Oct 26, 2009 7:46 am

:lol: Blasphemy!
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Re: Most Overrated Arcade Classic?

Post by Roo » Mon Oct 26, 2009 8:50 am

Mappy. If anyone calls that a "classic".
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Re: Most Overrated Arcade Classic?

Post by Romulous » Mon Oct 26, 2009 10:23 am

Any game that utilised Digitized graphics at the time. I mean it was as if it was the be all and end all of video gaming and TBH it made most of the games trashy.

Dragons Lair and Space ace. Undeniably outstanding for the time it was released but considering how much down time the machines had it just was not worth it.

Holoseum - bad idea, bad game.
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Re: Most Overrated Arcade Classic?

Post by Sepp Salerno » Mon Oct 26, 2009 1:33 pm

Dragons Lair and Space Ace were the sh*t, and I have real fond memorys of playing them, and watching other people playing on them....but it's true the game play aint really there when you look at them today, but man, they're still classics
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Re: Most Overrated Arcade Classic?

Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Mon Oct 26, 2009 5:55 pm

Ooh, lots of resurrected posts today, what?

Okay, I choose... Street Fighter II? Don't really like that one too much at all, no sire.
Also 1942 - amazing sequels, but that first game, oh my!

Oh, just remembered as well, my most hated and despised arcade game of all time - Xevious! Ick.
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Re: Most Overrated Arcade Classic?

Post by Antiriad2097 » Tue Oct 27, 2009 2:21 am

Roo wrote:Mappy. If anyone calls that a "classic".
I'm with you on that one, its a game best left buried in the past.
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Re: Most Overrated Arcade Classic?

Post by Nemesis » Sun Nov 08, 2009 5:14 pm

Daytona & it's horrible cheesey rock music!
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