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THIS is why!

Post by FatTrucker » Fri May 03, 2013 6:25 am

Any system, if you had to point to a single game as a reason for buying a particular system what would you choose?

Mine would probably be:

2600 - Pitfall

Spectrum - Back 2 Skool

CPC - Gryzor

Atari St - Dungeon Master

Master System - Wonder Boy in Monsterland

Megadrive - Castle of Illusion

Snes - Super Metroid

PS1 - Final Fantasy VIII
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Post by snowkatt » Fri May 03, 2013 6:30 am

dreamcast : soul calibur

megadrive tmnt the hyperstone heist

ps 2 : waaaay too many too choose from

xbox : sw kotor 2

saturn : fighters megamix


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Post by samhain81 » Fri May 03, 2013 6:33 am

NES - Mario 3

SMS - Castle of Illusion

MD - Sonic 2

Saturn - AM2

Dreamcast - Shenmue

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Re: THIS is why!

Post by snowkatt » Fri May 03, 2013 6:35 am

am 2 ?
thats cheating !!
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Post by koopa42 » Fri May 03, 2013 6:42 am

360 - Bethesda

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Post by samhain81 » Fri May 03, 2013 6:49 am

snowkatt wrote:am 2 ?
thats cheating !!
maybe, maybe not, maybe **** yourself

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Post by kiwimike » Fri May 03, 2013 6:51 am

This is an interesting topic, hard to pick one standout to show off a system and convince someone to buy it...

Atari 2600- River Raid
ZX81- 3D Monster Maze
Spectrum- Back to Skool
C64- Uridium (Or Maybe Amstrad... :wink: I joke!!!)
SMS- Kenseiden
MD- Flashback
PS1- Tough one. Have to go FF7
N64- Goldeneye
PS2- GTA San Andreas
Xbox- Halo
GameCube- RE4
360- Red Dead Redemption

NGPC- Metal Slug
Lynx- Blue Lightning
GB- Tetris
3DS- RE Revelations

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Post by merman » Fri May 03, 2013 7:24 am

Jaguar - Tempest 2000
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Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Fri May 03, 2013 7:39 am

Yeah, go on:

Atari 2600: Warlords

ColecoVision: H.E.R.O.

ZX Spectrum: Cybernoid

Master System: The Ninja

NES: PinBall

PC-Engine: Gunhed

Mega Drive: Micro Machines 2: Turbo Tournament

SNES: Cybernator

PlayStation: Vib Ribbon

Saturn: Shinobi X

3DO: Return Fire

Jaguar: Tempest 2000

N64: F-Zero X

PlayStation 2: ...? Nah, skip it.

Game Cube: SSX3

Xbox: Jaws Unleashed

Wii: Taiko Drum Master Wii

Xbox 360: Score Rush

Game Boy: Alleyway

Game Gear: Devilish

Lynx: Gates of Zendocon

Game Boy Advance: Pinball Party Deluxe

DS: Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow

PSP: OutRun 2006: Coast 2 Coast
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Post by The Laird » Fri May 03, 2013 8:02 am

Ok then:

Atari 2600: Solaris
Atari 7800: Ninja Golf
Atari XL/XE: Star Raiders 2
Atari ST: Gauntlet 2 (with 4 player adapter)
Atari Lynx: STUN Runner
Atari Jaguar: Missile Command 3D
Atari Jaguar CD: Battle Morph
Sega Master System: Choplifter
Sega Mega Drive: Streets Of Rage 2
Sega Mega CD: Silpheed
Sega Game Gear: Columns
Sega Saturn: Guardian Heroes
Sega Dreamcast: Crazy Taxi
Nintendo NES: Double Dragon 2
Nintendo Game Boy: Tetris
Super Nintendo: Captain Commando
Nintendo 64: Robotron 64
Nintendo Game Cube: Rebel Assault 2
Nintendo Wii: Excite Truck
Philips CD-i: Steel Machine
NEC PC Engine: Blazing Lazers
SNK Neo Geo: King Of Fighters '98
Sinclair Spectrum: Back 2 Skool
3DO: Road Rash
Sony PlayStation: Grand Theft Auto
Acorn Archimedes: Star Fighter
BBC Micro: Citadel

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Post by Rayne » Fri May 03, 2013 8:14 am

GameBoy - Pokemon Red
GameBoy Colour - Pokemon Crystal
GameBoy Advance - Pokemon Ruby
Nintendo DS - Pokemon Black

See the pattern? :lol:

Xbox - Halo Combat Evolved
GameCube - SSMB
PS2 - Dragonball Z Budokai 3
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Post by ToxieDogg » Fri May 03, 2013 9:01 am

Atari 2600 - Moon Patrol
Spectrum - Magicland Dizzy
NES - Super Mario Bros. 3
Master System - Wonderboy 3: The Dragon's Trap
Game Boy - The Legend Of Zelda: Link's Awakening
Mega Drive - Sonic 3 & Knuckles
SNES - Yoshi's Island
Saturn - Guardian Heroes
Playstation - Tomb Raider 2
Nintendo 64 - Banjo Kazooie
Dreamcast - Toy Commander
Game Boy Advance - Castlevania: Aria Of Sorrow
Gamecube - Metroid Prime
PS2 - Grand Theft Auto - Vice City
Xbox - Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath
Nintendo DS - Professor Layton & The Lost Future
Sony PSP - Motorstorm: Arctic Edge
Wii - Xenoblade Chronicles
Xbox 360 - Gears Of War 2
PS3 - Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
Nintendo 3DS - Luigi's Mansion 2
Sony PS Vita - Gravity Rush
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Post by koopa42 » Fri May 03, 2013 9:36 am

Go back to your Resident Evil 6 sex :lol:

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Post by pforson » Fri May 03, 2013 10:30 am

TwoHeadedBoy wrote:Yeah, go on:
Atari 2600: Warlords
PC-Engine: Gunhed
Mega Drive: Micro Machines 2: Turbo Tournament
Wii: Taiko Drum Master Wii
PSP: OutRun 2006: Coast 2 Coast
Spot on with these selections matey. Completely agree. Are you going to Revival? - We need to get some more 4 player Micro Machines going!

I'd also like to add:

ZX Spectrum: Daley Thompsons Decathlon
Amiga: Sensible Soccer International Edition (not SWOS)
PC: Football Manager Series
Nintendo DS: Might and Magic: Clash of Heroes
GBA: Advance Wars
Neo Geo: Last Blade

Not necessarily my favourite games, but the ones that, in my opinion, define certain platforms.

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Post by psj3809 » Fri May 03, 2013 10:34 am

Atari 2600 - Combat
Spectrum - Manic Miner
Amiga - Player Manager
PC - Quake II
Megadrive - Sonic
Gameboy - Super Mario Land
Playstation - Madden 98
Playstation II - GTA IV

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