What's your favourite ARCADE game?

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What's your favourite ARCADE game?

Post by ncf1 » Mon Sep 16, 2013 3:14 am

I'll let you have three, but try to prioritise, try to pin your very fave arcade game. Just to make it a bit tough :)

For mine, I would have to say :

#1. Virtua Striker 2 : I don't even like soccer but damn, this game had me hooked from the very start.
2. Double Dragon : Without question my grades suffered because of this here game..
3. 1942 : just the pure playability; it never ceases to provide a quick, frantic, absorbing blast of entertainment.

Strangely enough, at home with MAME I went through practically all of them and found Strider to be my favourite of the lot... at the arcades themselves though, playing on the actual machines, the above 3 were the best to play.

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Re: What's your favourite ARCADE game?

Post by BARK-MAN » Mon Sep 16, 2013 4:33 am

Virtua Racer, 4 player multiplayer was sick
NBA JAM (with the sound cranked up full)
Ghost squad (with the gamer card, I worked in an arcade so played for free)

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Re: What's your favourite ARCADE game?

Post by ncf1 » Mon Sep 16, 2013 6:39 am

NBA JAM definitely would be in my top 10.. didn't play the other 2 .. playing NBA JAM with mates though, just brilliant. Almost bought a machine at one point off a mate, who had one in his backyard!

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Re: What's your favourite ARCADE game?

Post by koopa42 » Mon Sep 16, 2013 6:46 am

SFIIce

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Re: What's your favourite ARCADE game?

Post by SoupDragon » Mon Sep 16, 2013 7:39 am

Hang On
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Double Dragon
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Re: What's your favourite ARCADE game?

Post by thebear » Mon Sep 16, 2013 9:14 am

1) Star Wars 1983
2) Operation Wolf
3) Double Dragon


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Re: What's your favourite ARCADE game?

Post by greenberet79 » Mon Sep 16, 2013 11:35 am

Enduro Racer.
Operation Wolf.
Chase HQ.
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Re: What's your favourite ARCADE game?

Post by BARK-MAN » Mon Sep 16, 2013 11:46 am

ncf1 wrote:NBA JAM definitely would be in my top 10.. didn't play the other 2 .. playing NBA JAM with mates though, just brilliant. Almost bought a machine at one point off a mate, who had one in his backyard!
That sentence should never contain the word almost!

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Re: What's your favourite ARCADE game?

Post by Get_in_Gear » Mon Sep 16, 2013 11:52 am

R-Type II - it's hardly be groundbreaking stuff, but it gobbled up plenty of my cash by virtue of it being the lone arcade machine in the bar at my local leisure centre for years.

I also have fond multi-player memories of X-Men, Sunset Riders and Knights of the Round... games of that ilk.

Other than that...
Star Wars.
1942.
Street Fighter II.
R Tape loading error, 0:1

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Re: What's your favourite ARCADE game?

Post by Combo-Breaker » Mon Sep 16, 2013 12:27 pm

SF II
Daytona USA
House of the Dead

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Re: What's your favourite ARCADE game?

Post by snowkatt » Mon Sep 16, 2013 4:24 pm

do home ports count ?
because i rarely if ever set foot in an arcade

street fighter alpha 2
daytona usa
and virtua cop
hey wait ! i got a new complaint !

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Re: What's your favourite ARCADE game?

Post by ncf1 » Mon Sep 16, 2013 4:36 pm

BARK-MAN wrote:
ncf1 wrote:NBA JAM definitely would be in my top 10.. didn't play the other 2 .. playing NBA JAM with mates though, just brilliant. Almost bought a machine at one point off a mate, who had one in his backyard!
That sentence should never contain the word almost!

..damn "friend" tried to rip me off! Off all things... of course now said friend is no longer. :wink:

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Re: What's your favourite ARCADE game?

Post by DoraemonTheCat » Mon Sep 16, 2013 5:29 pm

Thinking quickly (it could change when my memory has warmed up) :

1. Virtua Fighter 2
2. Daytona USA
3. Tekken Tag Tournament

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Re: What's your favourite ARCADE game?

Post by The Laird » Mon Sep 16, 2013 5:47 pm

Hmmm, probably these:

1. Pit-Fighter
2. Road Riot 4WD
3. WWF Wrestlefest

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Re: What's your favourite ARCADE game?

Post by Ferret Oxide » Mon Sep 16, 2013 5:52 pm

ncf1 wrote:
BARK-MAN wrote:
ncf1 wrote:NBA JAM definitely would be in my top 10.. didn't play the other 2 .. playing NBA JAM with mates though, just brilliant. Almost bought a machine at one point off a mate, who had one in his backyard!
That sentence should never contain the word almost!

..damn "friend" tried to rip me off! Off all things... of course now said friend is no longer. :wink:
You killed him? :shock:

My top three would be:

Time Pilot
Outrun
Continental Circus

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