Console battle Q7 SUPER NINTENDO VS MEGADRIVE

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SNES vs Megadrive

Poll ended at Sat Apr 15, 2017 8:34 am

SNES
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51%
MEGADRIVE
18
49%
 
Total votes: 37

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Console battle Q7 SUPER NINTENDO VS MEGADRIVE

Post by RodimusPrime » Fri Apr 14, 2017 8:34 am

Bored and stuck at work a lot for the next few weeks so fancied doing something long term on here for a bit of fun.

picked out 32 consoles and pitting them against each other in a knockout round. First up is 16 Qualifying rounds, will run this till 21/04/2017 and then the winners will be on to the next stage.

SUPER NINTENDO VS MEGADRIVE

Tough one this as both great machines and one will have to go out early.

Super Nintendo for me, but only just.
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Post by Carrot007 » Fri Apr 14, 2017 10:53 am

Aye not much in it there.

Megadrive for me, many happy days playing it. I would like a nice jap MD 1 someday. Miss the blue buttons!

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Post by Sephiroth81 » Fri Apr 14, 2017 12:48 pm

SNES, every time. My favourite console of all time.

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Post by Katzkatz » Fri Apr 14, 2017 3:10 pm

This one is really tricky. They're both quite evenly matched. SNES had Mario Kart and Streetfighter II as sort of killer app games for the system. Also, Mortal Kombat 2 was quite good on the SNES. Sega Megadrive had Sonic - which was pretty impressive at the time - just for the sensation of speed. I was also impressed with Mickey's Castle of Illusion and Golden Axe on that system.

I voted for the Sega Megadrive - but only just. It's probably more to do with memories of playing them in the local Blockbusters store.

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Post by crusto » Fri Apr 14, 2017 4:09 pm

I voted MD, by a gnats knacker. Ask the same question tomorrow and I could easily vote the other way. I'd vote draw if it was an option.
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Post by markopoloman » Fri Apr 14, 2017 8:53 pm

Never owned either as I disliked their predecessors so much. But did use friends around their houses.
Super Nintendo - had some great nights playing Bomberman...
Megadrivel - Sonic was pretty good.

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Post by HEAVYface » Sat Apr 15, 2017 6:27 am

voted MD but my opinion on these two changes all the time.

both are awesome. if you like rpg style games then its snes all day, if you like shooters then MD (just about mind...snes has some awesome shooters despite common opinion on md being far superior...)

I prefer the sharper graphics and bigger sprites of MD to the added colour depth on snes
mode 7 was impressive at the time.
sonically they are about equal with some awesome music and effects on both (bad MD sound is pretty bad though...)
snes has the best pad, console has a pleasing sturdy brick like quality to it
MD looks cooler, but feels empty / easter egg like. does have a headphone jack too.

yep a close one.

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Post by The Beans » Sat Apr 15, 2017 7:13 am

MD.
Easiest decision ever.
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Post by Big Shoes » Sat Apr 15, 2017 8:36 am

SNES for me, my favourite console ever, Megadrive wound not even be in my top 5

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Post by shiftytigger » Sat Apr 15, 2017 4:50 pm

Megadrive - easy really.

To this day I retain a very selective Snes collection (no console) and there are very few go to games that I find myself drawn to. For that I have emulation or bonus discs etc. The only games I play with any regularity are SMW ,Mario All Stars , Mario Kart , Undercover Cops and Secret of Evermore.
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Post by mrmessy » Sat Apr 15, 2017 6:28 pm

The Megadrive was good, but to my surprise the SNES was pure class. Loved the controller and Starwing (Starfox) amazed me at the time. Unfortunately, I really could not stand the Megadrive's will-it-or-won't-it-go-diagonally D pad. Oh well.
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Post by crusto » Sun Apr 16, 2017 6:59 am

Both consoles were pure class, but imo snes was more refined graphically and sonically. Still voted MD though.
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Post by pratty » Sun Apr 16, 2017 7:38 am

Snes, easily. Much better exclusives for me, only things I like about the Megadrive are the Sonic games and the 6 button pad that was good for SF2.
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Post by fredghostmaster » Sun Apr 16, 2017 8:35 am

I owned both. The SNES had my favourite game out of the two (SMW) but overall I played the Megadrive a lot more and I return to it far more frequently than the SNES. Megadrive for the win.

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Post by paranoid marvin » Sun Apr 16, 2017 1:07 pm

Back in the day I had an Amiga, and there was nothing on the MD that i couldnt have similar (or better) on my Amiga. The SNES was something different and with title like SMW, Pilot Wings and Zelda it offered games that were unobtainable to us muggy owners. For style, quality and the best console controller since the Atari stick, SNES wins hands down.
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