Best two player / multi player arcade games

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Best two player / multi player arcade games

Post by mrmessy » Fri Mar 03, 2006 8:40 am

I have just posted this over on Retro Survival:

http://forum.retrosurvival.co.uk/index. ... topic=2024

What do you folks think were the best?

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Post by redleader28 » Fri Mar 03, 2006 8:48 am

Going to have to go with.....

Super Bomberman - SNES.
Micro Machines - MEGADRIVE.
Streetfighter 3 Third Strike - XBOX
VF2 - SATURN
Smackdown VS Raw 2006 - PS2
Final Fight - ARCADE.
Gran Turismo 4 - PS2
Soul Cailbur 2 - GAMECUBE.

Thats all I can think of off the top of my head
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Post by mrmessy » Fri Mar 03, 2006 9:10 am

I did mean arcade games specifically, but you have reminded me...

Micro Machines! Great game! I also loved V3 on the PS.

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Post by Dudley » Fri Mar 03, 2006 9:13 am

If we're allowing the consoles.

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Post by Mootown » Fri Mar 03, 2006 9:16 am

Wizball on the C64 woohoo also one of the best games ever...
Protect me Cat from those bullets!!! Pick up the coloured droplets!!

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Post by koopa42 » Fri Mar 03, 2006 9:18 am

Is wizball 2 player then? and I don't mean alternate, I mean co-op

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Post by Darran@Retro Gamer » Fri Mar 03, 2006 9:21 am

koopa42 wrote:Is wizball 2 player then? and I don't mean alternate, I mean co-op
I think one of you controls the cat koops.

Thought you would have mentioned Street Fighter II by now?
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Post by Mootown » Fri Mar 03, 2006 9:28 am

koopa42 wrote:Is wizball 2 player then? and I don't mean alternate, I mean co-op
It most certainly is Co-op! One of you is Wizball and ones the Cat. And only the Cat can do certain things that Wizball can't. On 1 player you have to hold down fire to take control of the Cat and then Wizball remains stationary and out in the open..

One of the more interesting co-op games.

How about Head over Heels if it was link-up - one player Head, one Heels - heh that would be awesome!!

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Post by Mootown » Fri Mar 03, 2006 9:31 am

Just noticed the topic is arcade games and Wizball is a home computer game... woops.....

So for Arcade co-op I'm going for Bubble Bobble or any side scrolling beat-em-up - Final Fight :D

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Post by Opa-Opa » Fri Mar 03, 2006 9:31 am

Mootown wrote: How about Head over Heels if it was link-up - one player Head, one Heels - heh that would be awesome!!
Oh yes, that would be good, in a Toejam and earl split screen style...

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Post by koopa42 » Fri Mar 03, 2006 9:34 am

Darran@Retro Gamer wrote:
Thought you would have mentioned Street Fighter II by now?
Of course I mentioned SFII but in the other forum, my list is:

Street fighter II
Euro Soccer Champ
Sunset Riders
TMNT
The Simpsons
Gauntlet
Robocop 2
Double Dragon
Wrestlefest
MK
VF2
Tekken
Soul Calibur
AOF
Golfing Greats
Captain america and the avengers
Final Fight

thats just off the top of my head

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Post by FatTrucker » Fri Mar 03, 2006 11:21 am

Loads to choose from:

Championship Sprint
Iron Man Stewarts Super Off Road
Point Blank
Bust A Move
Puyo Puyo
Super Puzzle Fighter
Double Dragon
Street Fighter series
Final Fight
Vendetta
King of Dragons
Ikari Warriors
Midnight Resistance
Virtua Racing

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