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Re: Top 25 Game Boy Games

Post by Mire Mare » Mon Jan 20, 2014 2:26 pm

1. Tetris
2. Link's Awakening
3. Double Dragon
4. Duck Tales
5. Mega Man

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Re: Top 25 Game Boy Games

Post by ToxieDogg » Mon Jan 20, 2014 2:36 pm

1. Tetris
2. The Legend Of Zelda: Link's Awakening
3. Dragon Warrior: Monsters
4. Gargoyle's Quest
5. Monster Max
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Re: Top 25 Game Boy Games

Post by fredghostmaster » Mon Jan 20, 2014 4:02 pm

1. Tetris
2. Super Mario Land
3. Kirbys Pinball Land
4. Robocop
5. R Type

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Re: Top 25 Game Boy Games

Post by Shinobi » Mon Jan 20, 2014 5:48 pm

Double Dragon greatest game in the history of the world ever
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Zelda
Operation C
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Re: Top 25 Game Boy Games

Post by BennyTheGreek » Mon Jan 20, 2014 6:59 pm

Tetris
RC Pro Am
Tennis
Dropzone


that would do me for now....

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Re: Top 25 Game Boy Games

Post by imaxeroker85 » Tue Jan 21, 2014 6:35 am

1.Nettou Toshinden
2.Alleyway
3.Turrican
4.Solar Striker
5.Trax

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Re: Top 25 Game Boy Games

Post by TheNewMonkey » Tue Jan 21, 2014 7:00 am

1. Motocross Maniacs
2. Zelda: Links Awakening
3. Kirby's Pinball Land
4. Tetris
5. Kirby's Dream Land
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Re: Top 25 Game Boy Games

Post by joefish » Tue Jan 21, 2014 7:04 am

What, again?

Number 1? Probotector - without a shadow of a doubt. The pick-up-and-play again-and-again readiness that you want from a hand-held game; smooth scrolling (without being so fast it blurred), alternate side-on and overhead levels and all the best features and set-pieces of the Contra series; and all in a far better sprite:screen size ratio than any Contra game before or since. Great music and sound too from the little slab.

Close runners-up would be The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening (for the most emotionally engaging story of any Zelda adventure before or since), R-Type (a great conversion, but let down by two missing levels - where were you Bob Pape when we needed you? :lol: ) and Wario Land (Mario but done chunky and fun and with a bit of adventure).

If you only had one for Tetris then you were missing out - particularly as you could have got a perfectly decent dedicated LCD version of Tetris for a tenner from Tandy.

Ah, you want a top 5? Last one is tricky. I feel Jon Ritman's Monster Max should be on there, but it never quite matched up to the fun of Head over Heels on the Spectrum. So I'll go for Super R.C. Pro-Am, as another pick-up-and-play game, this time a racer. Into-the screen racing didn't work so well on the GameBoy's little screen; it could go all too fast and just become a blur. So could scrolling (see the disaster that is Zool), but Super R.C. Pro-Am, like the other 2D games I've listed, managed to get it just about right.

1. Probotector
2. The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening
3. R-Type
4. Wario Land
5. Super R.C. Pro-Am

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Re: Top 25 Game Boy Games

Post by Scratch_Porkings » Tue Jan 21, 2014 7:06 am

I still play these

1. Tetris (obviously 211 lines can't be wrong)
2. FF legend 3
3. Mario golf
4. FF adventure (I've forgotten the number, you fight a big cat at the beginning)
5. Zelda
6. Double dragon ( I know! But I loved it)
7. Gauntlet

I also liked the other FF's and an ultima game. I could go on there were so many good GB games it's a joke.
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Re: Top 25 Game Boy Games

Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Tue Jan 21, 2014 9:01 am

01-Super Robot Pinball (it's a Game Boy Color game, is that allowed?)
02-Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins (probably the only Mario game I've ever truly enjoyed)
03-Revenge of the Gator
04-Alleyway (first version of Breakout I ever played)
05-Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: Radical Rescue (It's like Metroid only with Michaelangelo instead!)
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Re: Top 25 Game Boy Games

Post by adippm82 » Tue Jan 21, 2014 9:12 am

1. Mole Mania
2. Tetris
3. Bill & Ted's Excellent Gameboy Adventure
4. Operation C
5. Monster Max

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Re: Top 25 Game Boy Games

Post by speedlolita » Tue Jan 21, 2014 9:40 am

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Super Mario Land 2
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Mole Mania
Tetris
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Re: Top 25 Game Boy Games

Post by outdated_gamer » Tue Jan 21, 2014 9:40 am

In no order: Wario Land, Mario Land 2, Link's Awakening, Batman: Animated Series, Dr. Mario

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Re: Top 25 Game Boy Games

Post by slacey1070 » Tue Jan 21, 2014 9:52 am

I'm really struggling with this... not sure what makes the top 5 and what shouldn't.

I'm amazed that Super Marioland has so many votes. I'm tempted to suggest that many haven't played much of the GB catalogue, because whilst SML had some great content - the lack of challenge (here, have 30 lives) to me at least makes it average.

For example, SML2 is much, much better.
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Re: Top 25 Game Boy Games

Post by speedlolita » Tue Jan 21, 2014 9:54 am

slacey1070 wrote:I'm really struggling with this... not sure what makes the top 5 and what shouldn't.

I'm amazed that Super Marioland has so many votes. I'm tempted to suggest that many haven't played much of the GB catalogue, because whilst SML had some great content - the lack of challenge (here, have 30 lives) to me at least makes it average.

For example, SML2 is much, much better.
Agreed about Super Mario Land. The second game is just SO SO SO SO much better.
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