Best 3-4 Multiplayer Games on any platform?

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Best 3-4 Multiplayer Games on any platform?

Post by rightsidebrain » Sat Apr 27, 2013 12:25 pm

Hey so my friends and I are having a year-long games tournament. We all go to someone's house, choose around 5 games and record the results (3pts for 1st, 2pts for 2nd and 1pt for 3rd).

So far we have played...

- Mario Kart 64 (N64)
- Goldeneye (N64)
- Fifa 13 (PS3)
- Diddy Kong Racing (N64)
- Bomberman Ultra (PS3)
- Micro Machines 2 Turbo Tournament (Mega Drive)
- Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 (PS3)
- Mario Kart Wii (Wii)


Between us we have...

- Playstation 3
- Playstation 2
- Nintendo 64
- Nintendo GameCube
- SNES
- NES
- Mega Drive
- Wii

We were also thinking about setting up a MAME Emulator and playing some arcade games.

So does anyone have any suggestions for good offline multiplayer games for any of these systems (preferably games that all three of us can play together simultaneously)?

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Post by Flint » Sat Apr 27, 2013 12:55 pm

Circuit Breakers (PS1)
James Bond: Nightfire, personally I prefer it to Goldeneye - PS2
One of the Smash Bros games
Smackdown: HCTP (PS2) or No Mercy (N64)

Maybe NSMB on Wii, I think there is some kind of competitive ranking but it may not be ideal for your tournament, it may also damage your friendships, it can be really funny though.

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Post by Lord Innit » Sat Apr 27, 2013 12:56 pm

I'll always go for Warlords on the Atari 2600.
Forsaken on the N64 is also a particular favourite of mine.
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Post by BennyTheGreek » Sat Apr 27, 2013 1:08 pm

i ALWAYS THOUGHT mARIO kART DOUBLE DASH ON GAMECUBE WAS THE BEST MULTIPLAYER...VERSION...

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Post by Hitman_HalStep » Sat Apr 27, 2013 1:36 pm

ps2 = timesplitters,any/all games in the series.you can even add AI bots in for a more online feel with multiple game modes.
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Post by Fightersmegamix » Sat Apr 27, 2013 1:45 pm

You could tried turn based stuff like Mario golf or everybody's golf, 3 hole tournaments.

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Post by The Laird » Sat Apr 27, 2013 1:48 pm

Nobody has mentioned the Worms games yet . . . .

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Post by DreamcastRIP » Sat Apr 27, 2013 1:58 pm

Is this an inclusive community spirited thread about the best 3-4 player games on any platform or a thread solely about games we are asked to recommend to the OP for the systems he personally happens to own?
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Post by 8bitwarrior » Sat Apr 27, 2013 2:08 pm

Worms - Various
Death Tank Zwei - Saturn
Bomberman - (Saturn if you're popular)
Quake III - Dreamcast/PS2
Powerstone II - Dreamcast
Conkers Bad Fur Day - N64
Perfect Dark/Goldeneye - N64
F-Zero X - N64
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Post by pratty » Sat Apr 27, 2013 2:15 pm

Some good calls so far, I'll concur some of them as well as add a few:

Wii Sports Bowling
Goldeneye 007 (Wii)
F-Zero GX
Worms (2D or 3D)
Mario Kart: Doubledash!!
Mario Tennis (N64 or Gamecube)
Timesplitters 2/Future Perfect
Warioware Inc (Gamecube, has quite a few retro mingames)
WWF No Mercy
Mario Party (I recommend 2, 4 and 5)
Super Smash Bros. Melee/Brawl
Super Monkey Ball 2 (my mates and I would do something we called "The Monkey Olympics" :lol: )
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Post by paranoid marvin » Sat Apr 27, 2013 4:34 pm

Worms United - Amiga
Formula One (CRL) - Spectrum
Rampage - Arcade
Gauntlet - Arcade (can't believe this hasn't been mentioned by anyone?)
Micro Machines - MD
Scorched Tanks - Amiga
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Post by rightsidebrain » Sat Apr 27, 2013 10:36 pm

DreamcastRIP wrote:Is this an inclusive community spirited thread about the best 3-4 player games on any platform or a thread solely about games we are asked to recommend to the OP for the systems he personally happens to own?
Why don't you ask him? :wink:

I'm happy to hear any and all suggestions, regardless of whether or not I currently have the capability to play them.

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Post by ivortheinjun » Sat Apr 27, 2013 10:41 pm

The Simpsons Arcade

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Re: Best 3-4 Multiplayer Games on any platform?

Post by kiwimike » Sat Apr 27, 2013 10:41 pm

Great idea, a multiplayer night. Mario Party is a good one to add- If there's enough time. Can be a long winded game though, more a fun family one for a rainy afternoon.

I'd start by having a variety of genres. Pick the best Racer, FPS, Sports, Cart style racer, one on one fighter etc.

One I'd always include is Monkey Ball though, it has some terrific mini games for a multi player tournament that make for some fun multiplayer bashes. :)

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Post by rightsidebrain » Sat Apr 27, 2013 10:47 pm

kiwimike wrote:Great idea, a multiplayer night. Mario Party is a good one to add- If there's enough time. Can be a long winded game though, more a fun family one for a rainy afternoon.

I'd start by having a variety of genres. Pick the best Racer, FPS, Sports, Cart style racer, one on one fighter etc.

One I'd always include is Monkey Ball though, it has some terrific mini games for a multi player tournament that make for some fun multiplayer bashes. :)

Yeah, someone else mentioned Monkey Ball. I've never actually played it, but I just looked at a couple of videos on YouTube and it looks classic! As does "Mario Party", although I gather there are quite a few of them? Is there one version you'd recommend in particular?

I actually used to really like "Fusion Frenzy" on the XBOX for multiplayer action. Aside from "Mario Party", are there any other games like that which are chock full of mini games?

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