Discuss and discover all the great games of yesteryear!
Moderators: mknott, NickThorpe, lcarlson, Darran@Retro Gamer, MMohammed
- Posts: 6770
- Joined: Fri Nov 25, 2005 11:34 am
- Location: Bournemouth
Hi guys, please tell us your favourite 8-bit platformer, computer, arcade or console
- Posts: 556
- Joined: Fri Nov 02, 2012 4:35 am
- Posts: 6655
- Joined: Fri Jul 30, 2010 9:18 am
...good lord what an evil topic
super mario bros 1 or tmnt 1 not because they were my favorites those were the only ones i can remember on the nes
hey wait ! i got a new complaint !
- Posts: 304
- Joined: Sun Aug 21, 2011 8:27 pm
This one is easy to answer: Super Mario 3.
- Posts: 5216
- Joined: Sat Mar 29, 2008 1:18 pm
- Location: http://retrocanteen.boards.net/
Syntesis wrote:This one is easy to answer: Super Mario 3.
Have to agree there best platformer ever imo.
- Posts: 5465
- Joined: Wed Mar 14, 2007 5:30 am
- Location: 5 minutes from the beach, 30 seconds from the pub
Chuckie Egg deserves a mention at this point.
- Posts: 4621
- Joined: Wed Apr 02, 2008 6:20 pm
Bubble Bobble (c64) - almost perfect gaming when in two player mode.
Last edited by HalcyonDaze00
on Tue Feb 26, 2013 1:25 pm, edited 1 time in total.
- Posts: 2560
- Joined: Sun Mar 01, 2009 7:11 am
- Location: onboard the Stellar Patrol Ship Feinstein
If I have to say only one then it's Soulless on the C64. Platforming doesn't get better on the c64. If this was before I discovered Soulless I'd have said Impossible Mission.
- Posts: 139
- Joined: Wed Sep 12, 2012 4:13 pm
- Location: The US
Kirby's Adventure, for me. Since it was one of the last NES game, it really felt like they had pulled out all the stops. It almost felt like a culmination of everything the NES went through, highs and lows, for one final, showstopping game, and for that, even though I don't have much nostalgia for the NES, makes it my favorite 8-bit platformer. I also like it for being quite a bit harder than most Kirby games, which is something the series has never been GREAT at.
- Posts: 2098
- Joined: Fri Dec 03, 2010 7:35 pm
I have a soft spot for Manic Miner. There was an amazing feeling of accomplishement when you finally cracked a previously unbeateable level and would wait with bated breath for the new one.
Last edited by c0nfu53d
on Tue Feb 26, 2013 1:40 pm, edited 1 time in total.
- Posts: 2905
- Joined: Sat Feb 18, 2006 11:18 pm
- Location: Co. Antrim
Has to be Auf Wiedersehen Monty for me. I know the purists will say the first two were better, but I think they nailed it with that one. Cracking tune on the Speccy 128k version too.
- Posts: 1943
- Joined: Sun Sep 04, 2011 4:36 pm
Super Mario Bros 3 all the way. Didnt play much else on the NES back then. I have to get that Warp Whistle every time just to hear it
- Posts: 4724
- Joined: Sat Jan 07, 2006 12:23 pm
- Location: Essex
Probably Starquake on the 8 bit micros.
Feel free to add me on XBL.
Darran@Retro Gamer wrote:I've played all the Bratz games and Barbia Horse Adventures, due to having two girls and they are not rubbish in the slightest.
- Posts: 224
- Joined: Sun Dec 18, 2005 8:04 am
- Location: S Wales
Monster in Mayhem land on the C64. I really did enjoy this game, not only was the gameplay was good, but also the graphics were excellent for it's time. And I think at the 8 bit era the only game to have a 100% review if I remember correctly.
- Posts: 897
- Joined: Sun Jun 21, 2009 4:29 am
- Location: Leicester, UK.
Bruce Lee for the Atari 800XL
Who is online
Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 7 guests