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Post by DZ_1984 » Fri Jan 27, 2006 6:25 am

I have been delving into 'Activision Anthology' for the PS2. I've had it for a while but it's been relatively ignored (except for a quick go on the infamous Pitfall). I fired it up after reading about River Raid, which is actually really good (for such an old'n!).

I also recommend playing Keystone Kapers!

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Post by merman » Fri Jan 27, 2006 6:31 pm

Re-playing Hogs of War (PS1)
Dave Mirra 2 BMX (GC) - 400 metre grind!!!
Soul Calibur (DC) - yep, that disc slipped back in there somehow...

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Post by paranoid marvin » Fri Jan 27, 2006 6:41 pm

Activision made some of the best games for the Atari 2600
I always liked Pressure Cooker and Battle Tank

Keystone Kapers is a superb game , one of my all time favourites

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Post by I-Ball » Thu Feb 02, 2006 6:00 am

Resi 4 - GC
DoDonPachi - Xbox (Final Burn)
Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon - Xbox

Loving Resi 4, not as different from the others as I'd exected, but an absolute graphical marvel with some o the most anjoyable gunplay I've encountered in quite a while.

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Post by SirClive » Thu Feb 02, 2006 8:59 am

Just about to re-start Kingdom Hearts on the PS2. Trying to get the girlfriend into Final Fantasy games and think the Disney angle is a good way in.

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Post by merman » Thu Feb 02, 2006 10:52 am

Dave Mirra 2 (GC) - going back to find all the gaps and complete all the insane challenges. Finally managed to do the insane wire challenge on the Swamp level. Anyone know a good online FAQ for the Gamecube version? (GameFAQs has the PS2 version only, and the GC has two extra levels...)

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Post by The Penultimate Ninja » Thu Feb 02, 2006 11:57 am

I got hold of Phoenix Wright : Ace Attorney for DS on Monday. It's fantastic.

I've also been playing the Japanese version of Sega Rally on Saturn - it's great to be able to use the analogue joypad.

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Post by Dark Reaper » Sat Feb 04, 2006 3:20 pm

Resident Evil 4(GC) - Just finished the main game, now the mini-games are consuming my life.

Advance Wars: Dual Strike(DS) - Bus journeys just are too short.

Meteos(DS) - Physically exhausting.

Matrix: Path of Neo(XBOX) - I know, I know. It was a present, sue me. :D

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Post by mel the bell » Sat Feb 04, 2006 3:59 pm

currently (the past 2 weeks) all i seem to be playing is gradius on mame and speedball on the commode dtv
On 2003-12-08 20:15, cyborg wrote:
You're all corporate bitches if you buy a console - face it. Unless it's a Phantom - in that case you're just stupid - because even if it did exist it'd be crap

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Post by ParanoidMunkey » Sat Feb 04, 2006 4:56 pm

King of Fighters on Neo-Geo MVS - I am always playing this game

Ridge Racer 6 (360) - Great fun

Dead or Alive 4 (360) - Why are bosses in 3D fighters always so cheep??

Pac-Land (PCEngine) - Its great, I love my Engine :)

Pugsleys Scacenger Hunt (SNES) - How hard??

Psyvariar (PS2) - This is nice, real nice

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Post by Get_in_Gear » Sat Feb 04, 2006 5:01 pm

Just been playing censored Tracy on the Speccy.
No one said we had to be playing good games, right?
Soon got bored of it... just as clunky as I recalled...
R Tape loading error, 0:1


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Post by The Last Ginja » Sat Feb 04, 2006 6:57 pm

I can be found plugged into one of my Nintendo consoles playing Mario Kart in one of its many guises.

I'd forgotten how addicitve time attack is..........Just.One.More.Go. :wink:

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Post by Browncat » Sun Feb 05, 2006 7:57 am

Dodonpachi- Arcade
Civ 4- its like Civ 2 but with religion
Gradius 5- ps2
Fable- Xbox If only it had been given a little more time.
Ikaruga- GC

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Post by Sabreman » Sun Feb 05, 2006 1:04 pm

Just polished off my umpteenth play through of Dungeon Master - this time via the Return to Chaos remake. Ported my characters into Chaos Strikes Back for more fun and frolics. Thanks to it's structure CSB isn't quite as easy to keep in your mind as DM, so it always gives me a bit more of a challenge rather than a simple nostalgic time attack (well I say nostalgic, but DM is every bit the great game it always was).

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Post by pottyboy » Sun Feb 05, 2006 4:11 pm

Currently I'm brushing up my cartoon management skills in Theme Park (Amiga - AGA version), learning how to be a pirate in The Secret of Monkey Island, and investigating a very twisted world in Sam & Max (both on my XP laptop via ScummVM).

For new games, I'm seeing more monkey madness in King Kong (PS2), and rolling blobs around in Mercury (PSP).

And PSP Lemmings better be good!!!

"And I've got a little TIP for you. Get the POINT?" - Guybrush Threepwood

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