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Re: What's your favourite Konami game?

Post by ShadowMan » Sat Dec 12, 2009 12:49 pm

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Objectively speaking, Konami could be considered the best developers in the world ever. Rhetorically? Aren't they?
Being a huge fan of both the Street fighter and Resident Evil series makes me say no, Capcom are. But yeah Konami are pretty damn great.
Same here. Capcom makes all my favourite series but Konami is a very close second.
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Re: What's your favourite Konami game?

Post by nakamura » Sat Dec 12, 2009 3:55 pm

Its a shame though that Capcom chose not to publish Bayonetta despite its ex staff producing it.
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Re: What's your favourite Konami game?

Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Sun Dec 13, 2009 6:29 pm

Not really THAT much of a Capcom fan.

I love the Ghosts 'N' Goblins games, the first Mega Man, Son Son II, Chiki Chiki Boys, Strider 2, GigaWing, Power Stone 1 & 2, Progear, Rival Schools, Cannon Spike and Tiger Road.

But you know, that's all the Capcom games I like, compared to the dozens 'pon dozens of Konami games there are (and that's even discounting the Metal Gear and Silent Hill games, which I have no interest in).

On the other hand, there's Sega (joint-first with Konami for wonderfullness), and Wolf Team (who so far, by my experience, have a 100% track record in goodness).
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Re: What's your favourite Konami game?

Post by Dam » Mon Dec 14, 2009 3:42 am

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On the other hand, there's Sega (joint-first with Konami for wonderfullness), and Wolf Team (who so far, by my experience, have a 100% track record in goodness).
What, even third-rate castlevania clone Earnest evans? :shock: :lol:

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Re: What's your favourite Konami game?

Post by Seadog74 » Tue Dec 15, 2009 3:25 pm

Old Konami game would be Gryzor on the cpc.
Recent game would be Gradius V on the PS2.

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Re: What's your favourite Konami game?

Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Tue Dec 15, 2009 6:47 pm

I love Earnest Evans! Only played it for the first time earlier this year, thought it was loads of fun. The controls take a bit of getting used to, but that guy's a mover, yeah. Great stuff!
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Re: What's your favourite Konami game?

Post by Nemesis » Wed Dec 16, 2009 4:26 pm

In chronological order it would be;

Hypersports (Spectrum Version)
Mikie (Spectrum)
Green Beret (Spectrum/GBA)
Castlevania SOTN (PS1)
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Re: What's your favourite Konami game?

Post by Ferret Oxide » Wed Dec 16, 2009 4:50 pm

Going to have to go with The Simpsons arcade game. I truly loved that game.

As far as home ports are concerned, I'm torn between Time Pilot, Silent Hill 2 and Zone of the Ender. I like them equally, but for very different reasons.

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Re: What's your favourite Konami game?

Post by retrogamerdude » Fri Dec 18, 2009 7:49 am

Got to be Metal Gear Solid
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Re: What's your favourite Konami game?

Post by Britpop95 » Sun Dec 27, 2009 2:41 am

Sunset Riders has always been a favourite of mine.......


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Re: What's your favourite Konami game?

Post by Denny Haynes » Sun Dec 27, 2009 5:23 am

I've always had a soft spot for Green Beret at the arcade, prolly cus i 1cc'd it.
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Re: What's your favourite Konami game?

Post by Overheat » Mon Dec 28, 2009 3:43 pm

This is probably the hardest EVER "favourite" question I've ever seen on these forums. Konami just have so, so many amazing games I would literally find it impossible to choose only one - and I can't think of any other game developers that I could say that about. Some of my favourites are:

Suikoden II
Metal Gear Solid
Castlevania: SOTN
Silent Hill

but to be honest, I'd just keep listing and listing all day if I carried on :)

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Re: What's your favourite Konami game?

Post by Vim-Fuego » Wed Dec 30, 2009 5:43 am

As mentioned many times by truly discerning players, mine would be Shao Lin's Road.

It's a simple game: part platformer/part beat 'em up and addictive as hell. I used to play it at the swimming baths as a kid.

I bought the Spectrum version with my birthday money when it came out and was completely disappointed. It looked good, but the controls were broken. It was nigh impossible to flying kick and the jump up/jump down attack was gone all together.

At one time I had a Kicker bootleg running though a Supergun, with the telly on its side! Then the ceiling of the duff old house which I lived in came down due to cowboy bodged plumbing. The game was smote in one heavy blow. The damn Matsui telly however survived.

I'd love to have the gameboard again. I'm still working on the wife to let me have a cab :o)

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Re: What's your favourite Konami game?

Post by SpeedBreaker » Thu Dec 31, 2009 7:51 am

For me, either Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow or the original arcade TMNT.

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