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Oldest and Newest game on your 'best ever' 5?

Post by JaguarWong » Wed May 29, 2013 6:33 am

Any game fan worth their salt could never pick a single BEST. GAME. EVAR!!! but I think most of us can narrow it down to an elite 5 or 6.

With that in mind, which game from this hypothetical short list would be the oldest?

Edit: And actually, just for to get a grasp of the mean, what is the newest too?


Bonus points for an answer devoid of nostalgia.
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Re: Oldest game on your 'best ever' 5?

Post by samhain81 » Wed May 29, 2013 6:37 am

yeah

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Post by c0nfu53d » Wed May 29, 2013 6:44 am

That would be Manic Miner.

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Post by koopa42 » Wed May 29, 2013 6:47 am

ET - 2600 ..... what a game

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Post by Mayhem » Wed May 29, 2013 6:47 am

Probably Robotron.
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Post by big-byte » Wed May 29, 2013 6:54 am

Head over Heels (PCW version)

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Re: Oldest game on your 'best ever' 5?

Post by Matt_B » Wed May 29, 2013 7:25 am

I'd go with Lords of Midnight from 1984. Make it top ten and Manic Miner might scrape in though.

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Post by Fishsta » Wed May 29, 2013 7:34 am

Chaos on the Spectrum.
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Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Wed May 29, 2013 7:34 am

Joust or Time Pilot, both from 1982. If it's Top Ten, there'd be Vectrex Space Wars as well, also from 1982.
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Re: Oldest game on your 'best ever' 5?

Post by JaguarWong » Wed May 29, 2013 7:48 am

Just edited OP, would be interesting to hear what the newest would be too.

My oldest would be Turbo Esprit, '86 I think.

Newest would be No More Heroes, 2007ish.

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Post by c0nfu53d » Wed May 29, 2013 7:56 am

Newest? Super Mario Land 3D (3DS)

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Post by koopa42 » Wed May 29, 2013 7:57 am

Newest? Hour of Victory - 360

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Post by Matt_B » Wed May 29, 2013 8:06 am

For the newest it'd be one of the Total War games, probably Rome if I had to pick just one. That's not to say that there haven't been some very good games since then, but I'm not sure I'll still be playing them in eight years time.

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Post by imaxeroker85 » Wed May 29, 2013 8:12 am

In the top 5 , which would be 1.Max Payne, 2 WWF No Mercy 3. GTA 3, 4.Crackdown 5.Die Hard Trilogy.

Oldest would be Die Hard Trilogy and newest would be Crackdown. Now if it was top 10, I'd say Sleeping Dogs would be in that making that the newest 'best ever' game in that list.
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Re: Oldest and Newest game on your 'best ever' 5?

Post by aztecca » Wed May 29, 2013 8:20 am

Oldest would either be the Star wars coin op or Frogger not sure which came first.Newwst would be gears of war 3.
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