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Which system do you get the most joy out of...

Post by Combo-Breaker » Sun Jan 19, 2014 7:44 am

Wen it comes to collecting games for it, and why?

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Post by DPrinny » Sun Jan 19, 2014 7:52 am

Id have to say PS2, it has a vast and varied collection of games.

I even get possibly rubbish ones to see if they are total cack

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Post by markopoloman » Sun Jan 19, 2014 7:53 am

C64 as it almost feels like I am going back in time when I get another game and load it up. Brings a tear to my eye sometimes!
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Post by learnedrobb » Sun Jan 19, 2014 7:58 am

From a collecting p.o.v. it has to be the Mega Drive.

Can't beat picking up the games that helped define my teenage years once again. Brings back so many positive memories.
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Post by samhain81 » Sun Jan 19, 2014 8:14 am

From a collecting standpoint, its currently the Snes

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Post by gunbladelad » Sun Jan 19, 2014 8:17 am

In terms of memories, gameplay time and fun, it would have to be the SNES for me - followed very closely by the N64 (Goldeneye, enough said) and the Gamecube (Phantasy Star Online)
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Re: Which system do you get the most joy out of...

Post by The Laird » Sun Jan 19, 2014 8:58 am

The Atari XL/XE, as that is what I am collecting for right now.

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Post by JazzFunk » Sun Jan 19, 2014 9:53 am

Would've generally said the PS2 but at prez, it's a toss-up between the original Xbox and the Wii, the horsepower of the XB still surprises, especially noticeably in FPSes and racers, the games are still goooooood!

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Post by outdated_gamer » Sun Jan 19, 2014 10:15 am

I got the most joy out of the N64 due to Rare's excellent games. The system that gave me the most "joy and pain" would have to be the PC. :wink:

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Post by Sephiroth81 » Sun Jan 19, 2014 10:21 am

Mine is the SNES. I don't really "collect" games just for collection purposes, I tend to focus on buying games I think I would like (I have a collection, but its basically amassed collection of games I like). With the SNES, it has such a vast library of brilliant games and its an absolute pleasure of a console.

The SNES had the advantage of being there right at the "end" of the 2D console generation. As a result, the games still look slick today and it could delivery these games to the highest standard...where as the 3D consoles after look awful because of what they were trying to achieve with limited hardware. 3D gaming only truly came into its own from the PS2/XBOX/GC/DC generation.

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Re: Which system do you get the most joy out of...

Post by shiftytigger » Sun Jan 19, 2014 10:55 am

MD - Not only from memories of my youth but after owning a Snes several times in the past 10 years I barely ever revisit games on the system and usually end up selling on. if it werent for Secret of Evermore I would have sold my latest one.

My MD game collection is quite large now and I have no intention of ever selling. It gets regular play , not just me but my 10 year old - under strict usage rules and guidance.

I still get plenty of joy playing the likes of Streets of Rage 2 , Road Rash , Undeadline , Psycho Pinball and many more. Whilst the Snes edged it in technical shenanigans and polish , the MD for me will always have more appeal and a larger list of games I would return to.
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Re: Which system do you get the most joy out of...

Post by koopa42 » Sun Jan 19, 2014 11:28 am

The Xbox 360 because it currently offer the best games available for me and I collect games to play.

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Re: Which system do you get the most joy out of...

Post by crotea » Sun Jan 19, 2014 12:39 pm

ps2 all the way for me, so many great games!

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Re: Which system do you get the most joy out of...

Post by n1nty » Sun Jan 19, 2014 12:57 pm

Snes then N64 because no matter what you play on them ,they make me :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D

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Re: Which system do you get the most joy out of...

Post by Megamixer » Sun Jan 19, 2014 1:00 pm

DPrinny wrote:Id have to say PS2, it has a vast and varied collection of games.

I even get possibly rubbish ones to see if they are total cack
This.

There's nothing remotely exotic about collecting and playing for the PS2 but the platform is great for tonnes of random and obscure games (always a laugh trying out something strange), has loads of excellent titles and is also relatively cheap to buy for. All of these things make for enjoyable gaming in my opinion and no other console gets as much attention.
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