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Re: Recommend me 10 NES games

Post by snowkatt » Wed Jun 08, 2011 2:09 pm

ChipTune wrote:
snowkatt wrote:holy fledermaus man thread necromancy !
the nes was one fo my first consoles but for the life of me i can barley name 4 titles now let alone then
and i just read chiptunes list and went i know that one that one was good must play that one
and when get them and a nes nothing will happen

depressing
er... ?

Have you been drinking from the bottles under the sink again?

no no no those are locked away

and with nothing happens i mean they dont do anything for me
hey wait ! i got a new complaint !

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Re: Recommend me 10 NES games

Post by Retro Nintendope » Thu Jun 23, 2011 4:30 pm

4 words...The Legend of Zelda.
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Re: Recommend me 10 NES games

Post by Mozza » Thu Jun 23, 2011 4:33 pm

Solomon's Key
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Re: Recommend me 10 NES games

Post by The Laird » Thu Jun 23, 2011 4:51 pm

Is there really 10 good NES games? :P

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Re: Recommend me 10 NES games

Post by nemerodius » Thu Jun 23, 2011 6:37 pm

Cobra Triangle
RC Pro Am
Rygar
Mega man 1/2
Zelda (1st one)
Salamander (Lifeforce)
Contra
Batman (Fantastic)
Blaster master
Super Mario Bros (!!!!)
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Re: Recommend me 10 NES games

Post by Gamersparadise » Thu Jun 23, 2011 10:49 pm

There a lots if you dont just stick to the mainstream MARIO / Zelda Stuff.

Summer Carnival 92 Recca
Guevara - Guerilla War
Prioners of War
Contra
Super Contra ( aka Super C )
Crisis Force
Gun Nac
Wai Wai World 1+2
Maniac Mansion
Splatterhouse Wanpaku Grafitti etc

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Re: Recommend me 10 NES games

Post by Lorfarius » Fri Jun 24, 2011 5:36 am

Jagfest_UK wrote:Is there really 10 good NES games? :P
Yes

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Re: Recommend me 10 NES games

Post by Lil Chillbil » Sun Aug 26, 2012 1:00 pm

Blades or Steel and Tecmo bowl possibly the best sports games on the nes

I also thoroughly enjoyed playing through Gremlins 2 last night
good games that you should try as well as
Commando
BomberMan
Bubblebobble
The Flintstones The rescue of dino and hoppy
pm me I'm always up for a multiplayer session for the following games
Gears of war 1 2 3
Call of duty 2 3 4
All of the halos
Call of duty modern warefare 2
Shadowrun

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Re: Recommend me 10 NES games

Post by Flint » Mon Aug 27, 2012 11:31 am

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Re: Recommend me 10 NES games

Post by LAIS » Mon Aug 27, 2012 12:36 pm

Other than the ones on the OP's list I'd say:

MK Kids - Bit of a Mario rip-off, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. Definitely the best game ever based on a fast food franchise, that's for sure...seriously though, it's great fun and very underrated.

Megaman 2 - I still think this is the best ever Megaman game. It's total and utter fun. Very challenging, but rarely unfairly. Platforming brilliance.

Chip n Dale Rescue Rangers - I prefer this to Ducktales, though that's possibly down to reasons of nostalgia. Brilliant co-op play.

Rainbow Islands - Great conversion of the game, and although I'd say the Amiga version is my favorite this is still exceptionally good.

Rodland - Probably gonna be a bit pricey on eBay, but it's definitely worth keeping an eye out for.

Bucky O'Hare - VERY difficult, but brilliant fun. Loved the cartoon as a child, love the game even now.

Lemmings - Lemmings is great on almost any system, the Nes is no exception.

Startropics - I prefer this to the NES Zelda, though I seem to be in a vast minority,..

Dr Mario - I love Dr Mario! It's possibly better suited to handheld consoles, but sod it, I'm including it anyway.

Kirby's Adventure - I also love Kirby's Adventure, as short and simplistic as it is. Looks beautiful on the NES, and it's good fun. Really easy though, so maybe avoid if you're looking for a hardcore challenge.

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Re: Recommend me 10 NES games

Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Mon Aug 27, 2012 12:46 pm

look at it sideways wrote:MK Kids - Bit of a Mario rip-off, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. Definitely the best game ever based on a fast food franchise, that's for sure...seriously though, it's great fun and very underrated.
It's called MC Kids, but yeah, good one! Think it was the first NES game I ever played (either that or Turtles), on a next-door-neighbor's machine.

Not as good as Global Gladiators, but about on par with Treasure Land Adventure. It's got the bits where you go upside down, and the weird blocks that send you spinning all the way back to the start of the level, and those weird bears... Yeah, it's a good one!
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Re: Recommend me 10 NES games

Post by LAIS » Mon Aug 27, 2012 12:52 pm

TwoHeadedBoy wrote:
look at it sideways wrote:MK Kids - Bit of a Mario rip-off, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. Definitely the best game ever based on a fast food franchise, that's for sure...seriously though, it's great fun and very underrated.
It's called MC Kids, but yeah, good one! Think it was the first NES game I ever played (either that or Turtles), on a next-door-neighbor's machine.

Not as good as Global Gladiators, but about on par with Treasure Land Adventure. It's got the bits where you go upside down, and the weird blocks that send you spinning all the way back to the start of the level, and those weird bears... Yeah, it's a good one!
It was called McDonald Land here, if I remember rightly? But nobody seems to know it by that name apart from me. An eBay search confirms I'm right, and intriguingly offers up a Gameboy version that I wasn't aware of...anyone know if it's any good?

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Post by nakamura » Mon Aug 27, 2012 12:53 pm

I've not looked through this thread but Blue Shadow as utterly fantastic.
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Re: Recommend me 10 NES games

Post by ChipTune » Mon Aug 27, 2012 1:04 pm

My favourite NES games (and there are many) are too numerous to list but here are the ones everyone should play and probably enjoy. Be sure to play NTSC versions as 50Hz PAL versions suck.

Super Mario Bros 1, 2, 3 (obviously)
Kirby Adventure (his best game in my opinion)
Mega Man 2 (also 4 is a personal favourite of mine)
Mighty Final Fight (a fun spoof port of the capcom arcade classic)
Jump N Bump (great old skool overhead racer)
Adventure Island 3 (fantastic platformer - wonderboy stylee)
Boulderdash (a fantastic port in it's own right)
Balloon Fight (classic arcade fun in the style of 'Joust')
Contra 1 + 2 (better than the arcade versions in my opinion)
Duck Tales (one of the greatest platformers ever, the sequel is great too)
Jackal (A superb port of the arcade game made better by relaxing the difficulty)
New Zealand Story (A great version)
Little Samson (Rare and very very good platform adventure)
Ufouria : the Saga (great Metroidvania game with fun characters)
Snake rattle & Roll (Epic isometric eat-em-up)

there are many many others but I had to stop otherwise the list would be about 50 games long.
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Re: Recommend me 10 NES games

Post by ihaveaquestion3 » Wed Jul 24, 2013 7:08 pm

Uninvited - http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_ ... ited%20NES

A favorite of mine. It's a good RPG/puzzle game. Scared the sh** out of me when I was a young one. I still cannot play this alone. :)

Great (eerie) music, great story, and moderately challenging. You know what...I think I'll go ask my wife to sit next to me and plug this one in the old NES. It's been awhile.

Other underrated games I would highly recommend:

- Adventure Island 1, 2, and 3
- Adventures of Lolo 1, 2, 3
- Marble Madness
- The Adam's Family
- Jurassic Park

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