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Re: THIS is why!

Post by nakamura » Fri May 03, 2013 5:39 pm

The first game I would have bought the system for was Shutokou Battle. Love those games. Plenty more too, JSR, Virtua Tennis, SF3, Power Stone and more. I'm not knocking it, just regret a day one JP purchase. :)
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Re: THIS is why!

Post by Sputryk » Fri May 03, 2013 6:18 pm

Hmm, let's see:

Spectrum - Quazatron

C64 - Paradroid

Amiga - Sensible World of Soccer

Acetronic 1000 - Olympics [it's either that or Space Invaders!]

SNES - Super Mario Kart

PC - DOOM2

PS2 - Guitar Hero [haven't got much for it, to be honest!]

Wii - Wii Resort [see above!]

DS - Mario Kart

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Re: THIS is why!

Post by TheNewMonkey » Fri May 03, 2013 7:17 pm

Dreamcast - Power Stone.

Why cant Capcom just get this on XBLA instead of all this other crap they keep putting out? :?
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Re: THIS is why!

Post by kiwimike » Fri May 03, 2013 8:13 pm

I could change my 3DS 'This is why' from RE Revelations to Zelda OOT. It's rather nice having OOT in all it's awesomness in pocket sized enhanced 3D :)

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Re: THIS is why!

Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Sat May 04, 2013 8:20 am

pforson wrote:
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!
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Re: THIS is why!

Post by stayAwhile » Sat May 04, 2013 8:46 am

2600:pitfall
speccy:jet set willy
~c64:impossible mission
master system: master of darkness
nes:super mario bros
snes:super mario all stars
n64:WWF no mercy
WII:mad world
mega drive:sonic 2
dreamcast:shenmue
ps1:final fantasy VII
ps2:GTA III
ps3:heavy rain
Xbox: Strangers wrath
360:GTA IV
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Re: THIS is why!

Post by paranoid marvin » Sat May 04, 2013 7:55 pm

Spectrum - Atic Atac

Commodore 64 - Impossible Mission

SNES - Street Fighter II

N64 - Super Mario

PC - Monkey Island 3 and Red Alert
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Re: THIS is why!

Post by SonicTheHedgehog » Sat May 04, 2013 7:58 pm

Im assuming the meaning of the question is what game would you tell someone is the reason why they should buy the machine. That being said:

Megadrive - Sonic 3 & Knuckles
Snes - Donkey Kong Country
Gameboy - Pokemon Blue/Red
Playstation 1 - I bought it for Tomb Raider 2 but i would say Final Fantasy VII is the one game to choose. So many on this machine though.
Saturn - Nights Into Dreams
N64 - Zelda: Ocarina Of Time
Dreamcast - Skies Of Arcadia with Ecco Defender Of The Future, Shenmue & Powerstone 2 not far behind. Wonderful machine.
PS2 - SSX Tricky
Gamecube - REmake but i would also point to Super Monkey Ball, Viewtiful Joe & F-Zero GX. Dreamcast part 2.
Xbox - Panzer Dragoon Orta
GBA - Golden Sun/Advance Wars 2
DS - Mario Kart DS but there's so many JRPG'S to point to aswel.
PSP - Crisis Core
XBOX-360 - i wouldn't point to anything but tell them that the machine has some nice exclusive XBLA games like Shadow Complex, Trials 2, Mark Of The Ninja, Guardian Heroes HD and a few other bits.
PS3 - In a few years time i have a feeling i would point to The Last Guardian or Final Fantasy Versus but neither are out yet and could end up being PS4 games so i will say Metal Gear Solid 4.
Wii - Mario Galaxy 2/Mario Kart
3DS - Super Mario 3d Land/Donkey Kong Country Returns. At the end of the machines life it would probably be a different game/s
PS Vita - Sorry but i can't think of a single game to point to so far.
WII U - I would build a time machine and go forward a few years where i would surely be able to point to something.
PC - so many to choose but i would point to Civilization III + Conquests. Grim Fandango would get pointed at aswel.

Sos for cheating on a few but i couldn't separate some.
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Re: THIS is why!

Post by sebadude » Sun May 05, 2013 5:03 am

Commodore 64: Creatures 2
Nintendo Gameboy: Tetris
Sega Megadrive: Sonic 3 & Knuckles
Sega Dreamcast: Chu Chu Rocket

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Re: THIS is why!

Post by aztecca » Sun May 05, 2013 3:02 pm

Atari 2600. Moon patrol
Amiga pinball dreams/fantasies
Amstrad cpc. Harrier attack
C64. Turrican
Speccy. Rockstar Ate my hamster
Master system. Alex kidd miracle world
Megadrive. Pyscho pinball
Dreamcast. Marvel vs capcom 2
Nes . Mario bros 3
Snes. Streetfighter 2
N64. Diddy kong racing
Playstation. Resident evil
Ps2. Ico
Xbox. Kung fu chaos
360. Gears of war 3
Ds. Zoo keeper
Gba . Astro boy
Mega cd . Final fight
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Re: THIS is why!

Post by joefish » Tue May 07, 2013 7:16 am

Sputryk wrote:Hmm, let's see:
Spectrum - Quazatron
C64 - Paradroid
Good games, but after playing Quazatron on the Spectrum I struggle to see how Paradroid could persuade me of the benefits of a C64!

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Re: THIS is why!

Post by 8bitwarrior » Tue May 07, 2013 9:26 pm

Spectrum - R-Type (I brought 2 legit copies) 8)
C64 - Armalyte
Amiga - K240
CD32 - SWOS
NES - Super Mario Bros III *Edit - obvious howler*
Game Gear - Pete Sampras Tennis (serious)
Mega Drive - Argh, difficult. Probably 'Herzog Zwei' or "Contra Hard Corps"
SNES - Chrono Trigger
Saturn - Radiant Silvergun
PSX - Metal Gear Solid
N64 - Goldeneye (how could it not be)
Dreamcast - Shenmue
PC - Half Life 2 (still)
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Re: THIS is why!

Post by The Laird » Tue May 07, 2013 9:29 pm

8bitwarrior wrote:Spectrum - R-Type (I brought 2 copies)
NES - Super Mario World
You sure about that? :wink:

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