Video Games Within Video Games.

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Video Games Within Video Games.

Post by Green Bert » Wed Jun 18, 2014 2:07 pm

I can think of a few but what are the others.

1.Space Rogue C64 (Origin Systems, 1989). You get to play an arcade game called Hive when you land at the Space stations in the game.
2. Pyjamarama C64 (Micro-gen, 1984). There is a Video Games room which is upside down and you get to play a nightmarish game of SPace Invaders
3. Shenmue 1+2 (Sega) 1999. Features a walk in Arcade where you play many old SEGA games. As well as offering the chance to win a Sega Saturn game to play at your home in Dobuita.

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Post by HisNHer_LP » Wed Jun 18, 2014 2:10 pm

Few I can think of.

GTA SA - in your house on grove street you can play some form of space invaders game

Bully, I'm sure there are a few arcades in there, can't remember what ones though

Little big planet 2, on one of the story levels I'm sure there is a astoroids game

Also, does play station home count?

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Post by Antiriad2097 » Wed Jun 18, 2014 2:17 pm

Lazy Jones on C64 is little more than a collection of minigames like simple Space Invaders clones.

Day of the Tentacle lets you play Maniac Mansion if you use the computer in one of the rooms.

Archer's Pool Paradise on the Cube has a Dropzone cab by the pool table.

Booty on the Spectrum will give you a completely different game if you load it with a Currah Microspeech attached.
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Post by crusto » Wed Jun 18, 2014 2:26 pm

PGR - Geometry Wars
Wolfenstein PS4 - Original Wolfenstein there to play.

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Post by The Laird » Wed Jun 18, 2014 2:40 pm

Atari Lynx

Lexis - Galaxian
Zarlor Mercenary - Game Of Life
Electrocop - Word Puzzle, Asteroids and Breakout
Battlezone 2000 - B2K Real Version

Atari Jaguar

Rayman - Breakout
Double Feature - Push Them
Pitfall: Mayan Adventure - Pitfall!
Defender 2000 - Plasma Pong

Sega Saturn

Die Hard Arcade - Deep Scan

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Post by outdated_gamer » Wed Jun 18, 2014 3:18 pm

Donkey Kong 64 features both, Jet Pac and the original Donkey Kong. You have to complete both in order to finish the game.

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Post by nokgod » Wed Jun 18, 2014 3:35 pm

Animal Crossing has loads of NES games to find. You can either play them in game or download and play on your GBA. Nice touch, that. :)
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Post by Bub&Bob » Wed Jun 18, 2014 4:16 pm

Video Games Slightly Before Video Games?


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Post by Shinobi » Wed Jun 18, 2014 4:36 pm

X Box

Ninja Gaiden Black has Shadow Warriors arcade version

Mystical Ninja/Goeman has Gradius playable
Pitfall has original Pitfall
Mortal Kombat has that crap Galaxian game

Commodore 64
Clean up time had that Amidar clone

Dynamite Deka 2 had some old arcade game
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Post by tux » Wed Jun 18, 2014 4:45 pm

Wing commander- you can play a crap basic version of Wing commander in the officers mess iirc.

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Post by thompson9980 » Wed Jun 18, 2014 5:19 pm

I seem to recall playing Galaga when loading Ridge Racer on Playstation (could have been RR2 though..?)
Also, I'm sure theres a game that gives you Rally X when its loading. Can't remember which game it is now though.....
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Post by OldSkoolCoolFool » Wed Jun 18, 2014 5:41 pm

Zub for the Spectrum had vertically shoot em up game that you could access through a poke. Although well hidden it made Zub even better value for money for your £2.99!

Also one of the Joe Blade games (I think its the 2nd one) has a playable version of Pacman while it loads.

My memory is a bit hazy on this but Mystical Ninja on the Snes has the 1st level of Nemesis as a bonus game.
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Post by Negative Creep » Wed Jun 18, 2014 6:26 pm

Ridge Racer had Galaga (or maybe Galaxians?) playable on the loading screen

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Post by noobish hat » Wed Jun 18, 2014 9:02 pm

Doesn't Goldeneye have a working Spectrum in it with a bunch of Rare games? Can't remember if it's accessible without hacking though. Does that count?

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Post by thingonaspring » Thu Jun 19, 2014 3:22 am

doesn't one of the wii indiana jones games have fate of atlantis inside it? or did i make that up.

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