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Post by ShadowMan » Tue Nov 25, 2008 3:28 am

For me its Rockman 7 Famicom, a brilliant remake which is in many ways better than the original release of Megaman 7.
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Post by TMR » Tue Nov 25, 2008 5:14 am

Antiriad2097 wrote:I'm having Reaxion on the GBA, as I still pop it on from time to time despite buying the cart an age ago.
Yay! =-)

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Post by Heavy Stylus » Tue Nov 25, 2008 5:29 am

IIRC (and I always have my finger firmly on the remake scene pulse) there haven't been many mindblowingly excellent remakes released in the past six months (Wizball is out - that was released back at the end of 2007). Aside from the aforementioned 3D Starstrike, I guess Manical Drop for the Atari ST is the only other one I'd personally rate high enough for a mention - it's certainly devoured a few hours of my time.

If we're allowed to include 'loose' remakes, Robot Assault by Puppygames is a wicked (albeit more arcadey) recent reworking of Paradroid. Also, 8Bit Killer is a great re-imagining of Wolfenstein 3D.

And I've already mentioned the genius that is Rock Boshers, a ZX style demake of Red Faction...
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Post by darthy » Wed Nov 26, 2008 11:33 am

wizball for me too - plays as good as the orig with better music and better grafix.
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Post by Seadog74 » Wed Nov 26, 2008 11:40 am

Heavy Stylus wrote:My award for best new remake (PC) goes to 3D Starstrike by Urban Interactive.
That looks the business, gonna have to get me that as i have the original and still ace Amstrad version.
Also played a very good version of Fred(Roland on the ropes) recently but cannot find it now.

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Post by Mick Farrow » Wed Nov 26, 2008 4:49 pm

Starstrike for me too, very slick.

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