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Wii VC Game Recommendations?

Post by kiniki » Wed Dec 27, 2006 11:05 am

Managed to get my wireless connection working and I have bought some points..

But I am not sure what to buy from the current crop of games available. I downloaded Dr Robotniks Mean Bean Machine and I now have 2200 left over.

Any recommendations? excluding Mario Bros & Mario 64 (got it on the ds)

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Post by michaelf » Wed Dec 27, 2006 12:35 pm

I've downloaded two VC games - Bonk's Adventure (aka PC Kid, which was released in the UK as I've got the Amiga version) and Donkey Kong Country.

Both are platformers and were picked as the other half likes 2D style platform games.

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Post by Sureshot » Wed Dec 27, 2006 3:23 pm

Ristar.

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Post by Darran@Retro Gamer » Wed Dec 27, 2006 3:35 pm

Gunstar Heroes. Although you may want to say your cash for friday as there's some amazing stuff coming 8)
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Post by kiniki » Wed Dec 27, 2006 3:57 pm

Darran@Retro Gamer wrote:Gunstar Heroes. Although you may want to say your cash for friday as there's some amazing stuff coming 8)
These ones?

Baseball (NES)
Ice Hockey (NES)
R-TYPE (TurboGrafx-16)
SimCity (Super Nintendo)
Super Castlevania IV (Super Nintendo)
Super Probotector (Super Nintendo)

Your picks?

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Post by Darran@Retro Gamer » Wed Dec 27, 2006 4:02 pm

kiniki wrote:
Darran@Retro Gamer wrote:Gunstar Heroes. Although you may want to say your cash for friday as there's some amazing stuff coming 8)
These ones?

Baseball (NES)
Ice Hockey (NES)
R-TYPE (TurboGrafx-16)
SimCity (Super Nintendo)
Super Castlevania IV (Super Nintendo)
Super Probotector (Super Nintendo)

Your picks?
The last 4
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Post by AllYourBase » Wed Dec 27, 2006 4:04 pm

kiniki wrote:
These ones?

Baseball (NES)
Ice Hockey (NES)
R-TYPE (TurboGrafx-16)
SimCity (Super Nintendo)
Super Castlevania IV (Super Nintendo)
Super Probotector (Super Nintendo)

Your picks?
Castlevania definitely, probotector if you have a mate to play with.

R-type is a classic, still you need a bit of patience with this one, by today's standards it isn't all that easy! 8)
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Post by James Bond » Wed Dec 27, 2006 4:17 pm

F-Zero to this day a delight to control, the only fault with this game is that is was only a 1 player game.



And Mute City I - Best music in a game EVER!

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Post by Dudley » Wed Dec 27, 2006 4:33 pm

James Bond wrote:F-Zero to this day a delight to control, the only fault with this game is that is was only a 1 player game.



And Mute City I - Best music in a game EVER!
I wonder about this, I feel the SNES one has aged hideously. It's largely a simplistic driving game now. The fantastic AI and 30 ship battles of the sequals mean I now find the original unplayable.
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Post by AllYourBase » Wed Dec 27, 2006 5:01 pm

Dudley wrote:
I wonder about this, I feel the SNES one has aged hideously. It's largely a simplistic driving game now. The fantastic AI and 30 ship battles of the sequals mean I now find the original unplayable.
The original SNES outing is my favourite by far, the gameplay is still spot on even today, the handling is just beautiful.

I really like F-Zero X on the N64 as well. My least favourite had to be the cube version by Sega, F-Zero GX, I just felt the handling was all over the place and the courses too over the top in places, I wanted to like it I really did but for some reason it just did not click with me! :)
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Post by The Last Ginja » Wed Dec 27, 2006 7:18 pm

Emulation.Emulation. Emulation it's what you need.

Multiplayer games on the internet. Yes.
60Hz. Yes.


For everything else there's the Virtual console.

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Post by kiniki » Thu Dec 28, 2006 4:22 am

To be honest I have only ever really played the pal versions of games so the whole 60Hz vs 50Hz doesn't really bother me.

I enjoyed all the games I played on the Snes & Mega Drive as they were in the 90's so as far as I am concerned I will still enjoy them.

I can understand for those people who have played them at 60Hz to rather have those versions. But for everyone else it just means we will be playing exactly the same versions as we knew and loved back in the day.

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Post by roberthazelby » Thu Dec 28, 2006 4:27 am

The Last Ginja wrote:Emulation.Emulation. Emulation it's what you need.

Multiplayer games on the internet. Yes.
60Hz. Yes.


For everything else there's the Virtual console.
:lol:

Quality!!

I'd personally recommend Bonk's Adventure, and, if you have a few mates over on a regular basis, then Bomberman is a must.

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