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Chaz Ashley
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(04-18-2012, 10:38 PM)
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Hey guys,

lately I've been thinking about continue-screens and how bland most of them have become. They used to have fun little touches like Haggar, Cody and Guy trying to blow out the bomb in Final Fight or your character falling down the pit in MK4:



What's the best classic use of the continue-screen? And what newer games can compare?
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You Are Dead
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(04-18-2012, 10:38 PM)
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OP has the right answer, close the thread.
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(04-18-2012, 10:38 PM)
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Came in to say Final Fight. Beaten by OP.
MadmanUK
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(04-18-2012, 10:39 PM)
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I was thinking Final Fight before i clicked o/
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Emitan
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(04-18-2012, 10:40 PM)
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THE SHADOW REMAINS CAST

Bayonetta
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(04-18-2012, 10:41 PM)
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SSB64(sorry for the bad quality):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5bNYX_GN44
blurrygil
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(04-18-2012, 10:44 PM)
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Originally Posted by jmdajr

Absolute winner.
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(04-18-2012, 10:45 PM)
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Originally Posted by jmdajr

Yep. Nothing else comes close.
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(04-18-2012, 10:48 PM)
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im pretty convinced they spent more time animating the bubsy 3d game over/continue screens than they did developing the game.
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(04-18-2012, 10:52 PM)
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I'm quite partial to the Resident Evil continue screens from the PS1 era. I think they got noticeably tamer after that point.
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(04-18-2012, 10:53 PM)
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(04-18-2012, 10:53 PM)
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Prince of Persia 2008.
Myriadis
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(04-18-2012, 10:55 PM)
Mystical Ninja Starring Goemon : Goemons Great Adventure for the N64.



Press A to let them shake their money makers faster!
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OP wins with Mortal Kombat 4. I remember the crowds gathering to watch that at the Warwick Mall 'Tilt' in 1997.

Everyone knew to let the timer run out.
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(04-18-2012, 10:55 PM)
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Originally Posted by GQman2121

You Are Dead

And also,

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Uncharted 1-3.
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Originally Posted by Tribes of Trusty

Prince of Persia 2008.

Oh you.jpg
galvatron
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(04-18-2012, 10:57 PM)
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Ha, thought of Final Fight with Haggar trying to blow out the fuse on his dynamite when I read the thread title.

Then thought of this:

Originally Posted by Chojin

ghibli99
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(04-18-2012, 10:59 PM)
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The Ninja Gaiden one is fantastic.

Originally Posted by Anth0ny

I always loved that Capcom took the time to correctly show the reflections of the lit bulbs in the unlit ones. I'd watch the entire sequence just for that.
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(04-18-2012, 10:59 PM)
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Snake? Snake?! Snaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaake!
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(04-18-2012, 11:00 PM)
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Came in to post the Ninja Gaiden arcade title and I see that it's been done.

Well done GAF, well done.
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Nocturne.
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(04-18-2012, 11:02 PM)
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Originally Posted by Chojin

Winner!
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(04-18-2012, 11:03 PM)
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Originally Posted by Myriadis

Mystical Ninja Starring Goemon : Goemons Great Adventure for the N64.



Press A to let them shake their money makers faster!

Came to post this! The first game's one is good value, too.
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(04-18-2012, 11:04 PM)
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fission mailed
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Resident Evil 2
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Originally Posted by ghibli99

The Ninja Gaiden one is fantastic.


I always loved that Capcom took the time to correctly show the reflections of the lit bulbs in the unlit ones. I'd watch the entire sequence just for that.

oh wow, never even noticed. Hooray for artistry!
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(04-18-2012, 11:08 PM)
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FISSION MAILED

Edit: dammit
HK-47
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(04-18-2012, 11:09 PM)
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I remember SMT Nocturne's with the angels.
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(04-18-2012, 11:13 PM)
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Originally Posted by jmdajr

The correct answer is always Ninja Gaiden.

A favorite that nobody has probably seen...Eco Fighters. Each of the 4 panels reveals as the counter ticks down. So bizarre. If you don't continue I'm pretty sure you crash into a billboard with that girl on it.

Last edited by robot; 04-18-2012 at 11:15 PM.
fernoca
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(04-18-2012, 11:16 PM)
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Still like Mortal Kombat 4's, the music made it nicer too.
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(04-18-2012, 11:19 PM)
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Originally Posted by Talladega Knight

fission mailed

Came here to post this
RSLYG
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(04-18-2012, 11:21 PM)
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Originally Posted by jmdajr

animated gif for the full horror

blurrygil
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(04-18-2012, 11:42 PM)
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Originally Posted by Myriadis



Press A to let them shake their money makers faster!

I hate to nit-pick, but isn't this thread about CONTINUE screens? If it's specific to that, I'm hard to convince anything other than the NG arcade one.

But for GAME OVER screens, that one certainly ranks high.
Messypandas
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(04-18-2012, 11:55 PM)
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if we're including Game Overs, no contest:

First Name
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(04-18-2012, 11:57 PM)
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Originally Posted by Chojin

I want to know what this is from very badly because it looks insane.

edit: tineye says it's from Bangai-O
Last edited by First Name; 04-19-2012 at 01:06 AM.
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Originally Posted by Messypandas

if we're including Game Overs, no contest:

Oh man I was about to post this. :D
I love the music for that screen, so much awesome!
Xander51
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(04-18-2012, 11:58 PM)
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Final Fight was the first thing in my head and Ninja Gaiden was the second.

I can't really think of any that compare to those to. The continue screen is a lost art these days.
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All of the Prime games have fantastic gameover/continue screens but Prime 2 is my favorite.
Last edited by dancrane212; 04-19-2012 at 12:12 AM.
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Ultimadrago
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Katamari's King of Cosmos makes for the best Game Overs.
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Killer 7
Catherine

Originally Posted by First Name

I want to know what this is from very badly because it looks insane.

Bangai-O
PhiLonius
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(04-19-2012, 12:05 AM)
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Originally Posted by Messypandas

if we're including Game Overs, no contest:

Yep.
shtkn
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(04-19-2012, 12:06 AM)
http://youtu.be/9KxH3uShDp4?t=2m7s

watch till the end...
thekonamicode
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(04-19-2012, 12:07 AM)
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Okay ... not exactly a continue screen, unless you consider starting over "continuing".



Friday 13th NES
Gattsu25
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(04-19-2012, 12:07 AM)
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I always thought the continue screen in Doom was pretty good.

Die while shooting --> respawn so fast you don't even realize you died.

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