retro games still worth playing today?

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retro games still worth playing today?

Post by GavinC85 » Fri Feb 05, 2016 12:12 pm

What retro games do you think are still worth playing today and still enjoyable? feel free to point our the obvious and not so obvious.

Also i was thinking of getting a couple of mates together to play bomberman, probably through emulation rather than getting the console again.

what would be the best way to do that these days? also what other retro games are good for multiplayer

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David
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Re: retro games still worth playing today?

Post by David » Fri Feb 05, 2016 12:17 pm

None

I don't know why folk bother with them

:lol: :?

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Re: retro games still worth playing today?

Post by David » Fri Feb 05, 2016 12:19 pm

GavinC85 wrote:feel free to point our the obvious
Um.....this is retro gamer ?

Only joking. Welcome to the forum mate.

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Re: retro games still worth playing today?

Post by RodimusPrime » Fri Feb 05, 2016 2:11 pm

Shaq Fu - Snes
Club Drive - Atari Jaguar
Big rigs - PC
Back to the Future - NES
Plumbers don't wear ties - 3DO
Superman 64 - N64
Bubsy 3d - Playstation
Rise of the robots - any format

Should make for a good night.

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Re: retro games still worth playing today?

Post by DPrinny » Fri Feb 05, 2016 2:16 pm

None, all retro games are totally groty dude

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Re: retro games still worth playing today?

Post by shiftytigger » Fri Feb 05, 2016 2:36 pm

Retro games? What are they.
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The Hardest of All Freds
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Re: retro games still worth playing today?

Post by The Hardest of All Freds » Fri Feb 05, 2016 2:40 pm

FIFA 13 is retro
Going Solo...................

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Re: retro games still worth playing today?

Post by DPrinny » Fri Feb 05, 2016 2:48 pm

shiftytigger wrote:Retro games? What are they.
A MISERABLE PILE OF PIXELS!!

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Re: retro games still worth playing today?

Post by The Beans » Fri Feb 05, 2016 2:48 pm

Great topic.

But before we can properly answer the question posed by the OP, we must ask ourselves ... what IS retro?

I'm sure there's an an obvious answer and this will only take a few minutes then we can move on to producing a definitive list for our new member to enjoy.
If it's slower than me, dumber than me and it tastes good ... tough titty.

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Re: retro games still worth playing today?

Post by Rayne » Fri Feb 05, 2016 2:59 pm

The ultimate retro games night in...

Street Fighter II (SNES)
Mega Bomberman (MD)
Streets of Rage II (MD)
Mario Kart 64 (N64)
Mario Party 2 (N64)
Smash Bros Melee (GC)
Halo: Combat Evolved (Xbox)

Imo :)
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Re: retro games still worth playing today?

Post by MadManDan79 » Fri Feb 05, 2016 4:32 pm

Too many to mention...

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Re: retro games still worth playing today?

Post by Negative Creep » Fri Feb 05, 2016 5:02 pm

The Beans wrote:Great topic.

But before we can properly answer the question posed by the OP, we must ask ourselves ... what IS retro?

I'm sure there's an an obvious answer and this will only take a few minutes then we can move on to producing a definitive list for our new member to enjoy.

Whilst we're there, could we also confirm if the PC is a better gaming platform or not?
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Re: retro games still worth playing today?

Post by Katzkatz » Fri Feb 05, 2016 5:31 pm

I suppose if you want a more "pick up and play" arcadey experience - then yes, they are worth it. More focused in that way. For example :-

Mr. Do.
Paradroid
Pitstop II
Frogger
Bubble Bobble
Hunchback
Ranarama

There's still enjoyable to be found in those types of games.

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Re: retro games still worth playing today?

Post by psj3809 » Sat Feb 06, 2016 3:01 am

Mario kart and micro machines are still a great laugh to play with mates all these years later

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Re: retro games still worth playing today?

Post by Sel Feena » Sat Feb 06, 2016 7:43 am

Someone asks for a fun retro multiplayer game, and not a single mention of Gauntlet to be seen. You are all dead to me.
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