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robot
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(02-19-2007, 02:45 PM)
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A few weeeks ago, my half yellow/half gray Snes died on me. Having built up a small but decent library of games, I decided to pick up an FC Twin. I have most of my Snes games covered, but I haven't had a working NES in a few years, so my library is pretty dim. Can anyone suggest some "must-haves" I may have passed up? Here's what I have:

NES:
Excitebike
Baseball Stars
Metal Gear
Goonies 2
Bionic Commando
Shadow of the Ninja

SNES:
Super Metroid
Bomberman 1&2
Axelay
UN Squadron
Sky Blazer
Castlevania X
Castlevania 4
Kirby Collection
Crono Trigger
F-Zero
Megaman X
Cybernator
Mario All Stars
a few other's I'm forgetting
SonicMegaDrive
(02-19-2007, 02:52 PM)
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Originally Posted by robot

A few weeeks ago, my half yellow/half gray Snes died on me. Having built up a small but decent library of games, I decided to pick up an FC Twin. I have most of my Snes games covered, but I haven't had a working NES in a few years, so my library is pretty dim. Can anyone suggest some "must-haves" I may have passed up? Here's what I have:

NES:
Excitebike
Baseball Stars
Metal Gear
Goonies 2
Bionic Commando
Shadow of the Ninja

SNES:
Super Metroid
Bomberman 1&2
Axelay
UN Squadron
Sky Blazer
Castlevania X
Castlevania 4
Kirby Collection
Crono Trigger
F-Zero
Megaman X
Cybernator
Mario All Stars
a few other's I'm forgetting

You have a very, VERY nice collection. I'm particuarly impressed with Cybernator, Castlevania X, The two snes Bombermans, Sky Blazer, and Axelay. Actually, every game you listed is awesome.

But anyway, I could probably make you a list of games that you'd enjoy each and every one of....but I'll let the topic grow.

Here's two NES games you(and every one who enjoys action platformers) should play:



Ninja Gaiden



Metal Storm
robot
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(02-19-2007, 03:03 PM)
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I was thinking of getting the Ninja Gaiden Collection on Snes, but not sure if it's a good port of those titles. I'll also check out Metal Storm - looks pretty cool and I've never played it.

It's funny that you mention Cybernator, Castlevania X, Sky Blazer, and Axelay - those are all games I bought last week after I got the system. The only one out those I owned previously was Axelay. I managed to get Castlevania X for $12, but the label is torn - hard to pass that up considering I've seen it go for $50+. Great game so far but really tough (same w/ Cybernator).
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(02-19-2007, 03:12 PM)
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Little Samson (NES) - A wonderful, underrated platformer. No amount of fanfare this games gets is enough for me. I hope it gets a VC release.
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(02-19-2007, 03:16 PM)
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Contra III: The Alien Wars
ActRaiser

...

Bill Lambeer's Combat Basketball... (I...love...that...game)
SonicMegaDrive
(02-19-2007, 03:17 PM)
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Originally Posted by Night_Trekker

Little Samson (NES) - A wonderful, underrated platformer. No amount of fanfare this games gets is enough for me. I hope it gets a VC release.

Come to think of it, I'm not even sure Taito is a supporter of the VC.

I'd recommend Little Samson too...but finding a copy, for any price, is a real pain.
ToxicAdam
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(02-19-2007, 03:53 PM)
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Star Tropics I or II is are must haves.
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(02-19-2007, 03:57 PM)
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the Ninja Gaiden Trilogy for SNES isnt nearly as good as the original NG NES games, IMO

Acronyms!

Also I would look for more SNES RPGs:

Soul Blazer
Illusion of Gaia
Terranigma (even though its jap/eur only)
Lufia I and II
Breath of Fire I and II
Harvest Moon

also for SNES: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles IV: Turtles in Time
NES: TMNT2: The Arcade Game
Canadian Psycho
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(02-19-2007, 04:00 PM)
This thread could be of great help for your NES needs: http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=37987
Cheeto
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(02-19-2007, 04:10 PM)
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All Battletoads games for NES.

Earthbound of SNES.
santouras
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(02-19-2007, 04:15 PM)
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I'm noting a serious lack of Tetris Attack, the greatest puzzle, if not the greatest, game of all time
ballhog
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(02-19-2007, 04:19 PM)
Legend of the Mystical Ninja for SNES
GitarooMan
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(02-19-2007, 05:42 PM)
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Just a couple suggestions:

NES - Crystalis, StarTropics
SNES - ActRaiser, Illusion of Gaia
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(02-19-2007, 05:44 PM)
Not Lord of The Rings. I tried this game last night and wow, how did someone not notice how freaking terrible this game is? This is the kinda game where I see men in dark alleys being handed large suitcases of money to keep quiet about this.
Fuzzy
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(02-19-2007, 10:58 PM)
NES Guide
http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=37987

SNES Guide
http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=40287



Hey SonicMegaDrive, didn't you say you wanted to revise these the way you did for your Genesis Guide?
Diablos
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(02-19-2007, 11:02 PM)
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A lot of the Mega Man games are good. MM2 for NES = classic
chaostrophy
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(02-19-2007, 11:21 PM)
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Get Blaster Master for the NES. Awesome game. And I second Crystalis.
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(02-19-2007, 11:27 PM)
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I discovered a couple of very freaking nice games thanks to threads like this.

- Journey To Sillius
- Shatterhand
- Little Samson

(all NES)
SonicMegaDrive
(02-19-2007, 11:33 PM)
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Originally Posted by Fuzzy

NES Guide
http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=37987

SNES Guide
http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=40287



Hey SonicMegaDrive, didn't you say you wanted to revise these the way you did for your Genesis Guide?

Yes'm. I'm always collaborating information and gathering up new games to play to get opinions on. When I redo them, I figure I'll organize them a little bit better, so it's easier to find stuff. Also, there's a few games here and there that I put too low that I've come back to, and had second thoughts on. I have a pretty big passion for classic gaming at the moment, thanks to the VC, so it might happen soon. :)
Ranger X
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(02-19-2007, 11:36 PM)
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Originally Posted by SonicMegaDrive

Yes'm. I'm always collaborating information and gathering up new games to play to get opinions on. When I redo them, I figure I'll organize them a little bit better, so it's easier to find stuff. Also, there's a few games here and there that I put too low that I've come back to, and had second thoughts on. I have a pretty big passion for classic gaming at the moment, thanks to the VC, so it might happen soon. :)

I really appreciated your listing but you know what would be really, really, really amazing? To show us screenshots of at least the game listed under "Best".

I don't know if you have that kind of passion though :D
SonicMegaDrive
(02-19-2007, 11:38 PM)
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Originally Posted by Ranger X

I really appreciated your listing but you know what would be really, really, really amazing? To show us screenshots of at least the game listed under "Best".

I don't know if you have that kind of passion though :D

Nah, that would be no problem. Maybe when I do it, I'll put the "10 Best games for each category", followed by some screenes and maybe a brief synopsis.
edbrat
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(02-19-2007, 11:38 PM)
are y'all too cool to suggest Super Mario Kart?

well I loved it, and YOU CAN TOO!
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(02-19-2007, 11:41 PM)
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Contra 3
FF III
Chrono Triger
StarFox
Star Wars+Empire Strikes Back+ROTJ(all great platformers)
Out of this World
Secret of Mana
Super Gouls and Ghosts
Final Fight
SonSon2
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(02-19-2007, 11:44 PM)
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Ranger X
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(02-19-2007, 11:45 PM)
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Originally Posted by edbrat

are y'all too cool to suggest Super Mario Kart?

well I loved it, and YOU CAN TOO!

I took this thread as someone looking for more obscure jems...
Super Mario Karts is one of the very best games to ever grace this world.
professor_t
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(02-19-2007, 11:57 PM)
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Ice Hockey
Super Dodgeball
Tecmo Super Bowl
edbrat
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(02-20-2007, 12:01 AM)
I took this thread as someone looking for more obscure jems...

oh ok, fair enough Ranger X :)

cos I was a little man back then, I only had very few games - all totally non-obscure <violins begin>
Night_Trekker
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(02-20-2007, 12:37 AM)
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The Ninja Warriors, a.k.a. The Ninja Warriors Again (SNES) - A great side-scrolling beat'em up that didn't get much acclaim when it was released. Another title I would really love to see on the VC. I think this one will be hard to find, though.
Blackace
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(02-20-2007, 12:59 AM)
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Blaster MAster

Duck Tales

Rush N Attack
Luigison
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(02-20-2007, 01:34 AM)
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NES:
Duck Tales
MegaMan 2

SNES:
Sim City
Teris Attack
guess
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(02-20-2007, 01:43 AM)
NES:
The Guardian Legend

SNES:
Bubsy, the first one. The second one has got to be the worst game I have ever played.
B.O.B
robot
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(02-20-2007, 02:11 AM)
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Wow those guides are exactly what I was looking for, thanks.

I'm adding Guardian Legend, Crystalis and Blaster Master to the NES list. I also found a few more Snes games in my closet:

Contra 3
Super Punch Out
Yoshi's Island
Rival Turf

I also recommend Ninja Warriors for Snes - I borrowed it from a friend back in the day and loved it. I've been eyeing Mysitcal Ninja, Demons Crest and Wild Guns on ebay. I had Mystical Ninja awhile ago and loved it.
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(02-20-2007, 03:13 AM)
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OffT: Does anyone remember a game that reminds you of lemmings but instead with soldiers (Medivial theme) that you give parts so they capture castles and shit for the SNES?
STG!
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(02-20-2007, 03:32 AM)
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Milon's Secret Castle
Contra III
Umihara Kawase

How do you like the FC Twin?
Fuzzy
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(02-20-2007, 03:37 AM)

Originally Posted by Cyan

Wow, awesome! Do you have a link for the Genny guide?

Original
http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=39310

Revisited (with imports)
http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=56187


Next time just search for threads started by SonicMegaDrive.
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(02-20-2007, 03:43 AM)
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Final fantasy is notably missing, especially VI.



Shadowrun is suprisingly prescient for its time (internet and matrix in 1990? woah.)



Knights of the round is a great little game, better than final fight in my opinion



And there were some great sport games for the NES, and I don't even like sport games.

RBI Baseball



Tecmobowl

Fuzzy
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(02-20-2007, 03:51 AM)

Originally Posted by tnw

And there were some great sport games for the NES, and I don't even like sport games.

RBI Baseball

I was alway partial to Baseball Stars.

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(02-20-2007, 04:07 AM)
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Originally Posted by Fuzzy

I was alway partial to Baseball Stars.

I always thought Baseball Simulator 1.000 was the best (even for just regular baseball), even though Baseball Stars is certainly good.
robot
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(02-22-2007, 03:05 AM)
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That NES list was a huge help. I'm looking at getting the following games:

Metal Storm (already purchased)
Startropics
Batman
3D World Runner
Cobra Triangle
Blaster Master
Vice: Project Doom
Guardian Legend

I wanted to pick up games I never played back when I was busy playing through the more popular games like Megaman 3 and Ducktales over and over. I borrowed Batman from a friend and remember it being pretty amazing for it's time. My brother had Blaster Master but I sucked at it - looked really cool though.

As for the FC Twin, it's working really well so far, except the controllers aren't too great. I switched to official Snes controllers and they work fine. Great system for those who dont want to buy someones old systems, or dont want to deal with the front loading nes (although I'm not sure if every game works on this thing).
nakedsushi
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(02-22-2007, 07:14 PM)
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River City Ransom!
bionic77
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(02-22-2007, 07:22 PM)
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Originally Posted by SonicMegaDrive

Here's two NES games you(and every one who enjoys action platformers) should play:



Ninja Gaiden

I suggest skipping Ninja Gaiden 1 and going straight to 2. 2 was better in pretty much every way and it is easier to boot for a newbie.

I love both games, but NG1 might be a little too tough for someone who isn't used to NES difficulty and the randomness of the enemies.
Swordian
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(02-22-2007, 07:34 PM)

Originally Posted by Ranger X

Super Mario Karts

Super Mario Kart
Super Mario Kart
Super Mario Kart
Super Mario Kart
Super Mario Kart
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(02-22-2007, 08:01 PM)
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My favorite NES game (and one of my favorites in general) is blaster master. Play it now.
Night_Trekker
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(02-22-2007, 08:08 PM)
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Jurassic Park Part 2: The Chaos Continues - If you don't mind a challenge, this is a good side scrolling action game. Wonderful soundtrack, too.
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(02-22-2007, 08:13 PM)
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Originally Posted by Swordian

Super Mario Kart
Super Mario Kart
Super Mario Kart
Super Mario Kart
Super Mario Kart

LOL -- i even googled the box to be sure. There's indeed no S.
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(02-22-2007, 08:18 PM)
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One person mentioned Earthbound, my favorite game ever... one person. Good grief.

GI Joe for NES is one of my favorite shooty platformers for the system, and Zombies ate My Neighbours for SNES is a good bet too. Everybody likes that game. It's fun incarnate.
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(02-22-2007, 08:42 PM)
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Actraiser

Actraiser

Actraiser

Actraiser



Swordian
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(02-22-2007, 08:53 PM)

Originally Posted by Ranger X

LOL -- i even googled the box to be sure. There's indeed no S.

Victory! Thank you.
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(02-22-2007, 08:55 PM)
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(Mike Tyson's) Punchout and Super Punchout are 2 great games that have yet to be equaled.

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