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Red Alert
04-12-2009, 11:11 AM
I was with a mate the other day and we started playing Sim City on the SNES. Brought back many many fond memories and is clearly the best Sim City of the series. Also played Donkey Kong 3, another great old game.

What games do you wish they would bring back to life, or be able to play again?

I would LOVE to see a version of Goldeneye with online multiplayer, keep the graphics levels all the same. Just let me play License to Kill as Oddjob slapping people to death :D

saint_bert
04-12-2009, 07:03 PM
Zelda:Ocorina of time fo sho!

Deanovski
04-12-2009, 07:30 PM
ff 8

gaz
04-12-2009, 07:37 PM
Streets of Rage 2.

JackFrost
04-12-2009, 07:48 PM
I was in the loft the other day and dug out Paperboy on cassette for the commodore 64.

Must play that again sometime

Thedelldays
04-12-2009, 08:04 PM
Fantasy land dizzy
ghost busters on the C64
sensible soccer
speedball 2
wings
frontier, elite 2
resident evil
duke nukem
dune 2

Saint_clark
04-12-2009, 08:18 PM
ff 8

Hardly died out, you can play them on PS3s, it should be on the online store pretty soon.

Baj
04-12-2009, 08:30 PM
as always, elite

Ponty
04-12-2009, 08:47 PM
Why do people look back so fondly on old games? By modern standards they were terrible.

Deanovski
04-12-2009, 08:59 PM
Why do people look back so fondly on old games? By modern standards they were terrible.

No.

Deanovski
04-12-2009, 09:00 PM
Hardly died out, you can play them on PS3s, it should be on the online store pretty soon.

exactly but its not yet and i do want it back lol plus i did mean with improved graphics

hypochondriac
04-12-2009, 11:21 PM
Why do people look back so fondly on old games? By modern standards they were terrible.

I can have just as much fun playing an old classic as I can a more modern game. Often I can have more fun.

Deanovski
05-12-2009, 12:01 AM
some old games are mater pieces compared to some of todays standards

St Marco
05-12-2009, 12:41 AM
Love the old games like Mercs, Streets of Rage, Rolling Thunder, Flashback, Toe Jam and Earl, Golden Axe etc.. I was playing the new Super Mario game on the wii the other day and it reminded me how damn hard games used to be compared to now.

Saint_clark
05-12-2009, 12:47 AM
I agree with what Ponty said to an extent. A lot of people say that Tekken 2 was a quality game, but you try playing it now and it makes you want to cry, the graphics are f*cking awful.
However there are some games which will just be playable for the rest of time IMO.

Deanovski
05-12-2009, 12:50 AM
shenmue?

Saint_clark
05-12-2009, 01:11 AM
I beg your pardon?

mynameisthehulk
05-12-2009, 09:15 AM
Kick Off II!

Thedelldays
05-12-2009, 10:44 AM
Kick Off II!
good shout....

impossible to run with the ball at your feet lol

St Marco
05-12-2009, 10:55 AM
shenmue?

quality game, wish they would make number 3 :(

Thedelldays
05-12-2009, 10:56 AM
shinobi

Winnersaint
05-12-2009, 11:10 AM
Desert Strike, Jungle Strike, Urban Strike

Deanovski
05-12-2009, 11:26 AM
quality game, wish they would make number 3 :(

finally a real gamer :D

SuperMikey
05-12-2009, 11:55 AM
shenmue?

I spent so long playing that game, absolutely quality! Shame my disc split in two when I accidentally sat on it one day, I never got to finish the game :(

Can we have a remaster/rerelease for all consoles please Sega? :D

Draino76
05-12-2009, 12:07 PM
Arkanoid; although shatter wasn't bad. Of course the ocarina of time and mariokart too.

Deanovski
05-12-2009, 12:12 PM
I spent so long playing that game, absolutely quality! Shame my disc split in two when I accidentally sat on it one day, I never got to finish the game :(

Can we have a remaster/rerelease for all consoles please Sega? :D

Mate if you still have the amazing console thats the dreamcast, get it again and get shenmue 2!

gaz
05-12-2009, 01:03 PM
Shenmue II also came out on the original Xbox, I found it in Gamestation a few years ago (4 for 20) and completed it (then sold it for 68!).

3D games from the Playstation/Saturn era have aged terribly, but 2D games look as lush as they ever did.

St Marco
05-12-2009, 01:14 PM
Yeah Shenmue 2 on xbox sells for loads on ebay. You can play it on your 360 if you manage to find a copy.

Johnny Shearer
11-12-2009, 10:24 PM
Super Mario kart is out now on the VC in Japan and the US but not here! Bar stewards and I dont believe Nintendo have bothered with an online mode either. :-(

Sheaf Saint
31-12-2009, 12:17 PM
Road Rash & Road Rash II (Megadrive)
Rambo (C64)
Sensible Soccer (Megadrive)
Wipeout & Wipeout 2097 (Playstation)

There are loads more if I can be bothered to think about them.

And to Ponty I would say that although graphical capabilities are so much better now than ever before, and will obviously continue to improve, graphics aren't everything. It is ultimately how playable a game is that defines how good it is.

Arizona
31-12-2009, 12:29 PM
Captain Comic
Goldeneye on the N64
The original Worms
The original Tomb Raider.

Ponty
31-12-2009, 12:55 PM
No.
No what?

saintkiptanui
19-01-2010, 06:01 PM
Why do people look back so fondly on old games? By modern standards they were terrible.It's take you back to a care free time when the only worries you had were if you could get the rigth angle to throw the javelin over 80 yards in Daley thompsons decathlon.

Dog
19-01-2010, 06:49 PM
Wolfenstein .

Draino76
19-01-2010, 07:58 PM
My 2 favourite classics of all time; Arcanoid and Dragons Lair both remade perfectly on the iphone! Arcanoid for the iphone is even made by Taito. So sweet.

Saint_clark
20-01-2010, 12:40 AM
Dragons Lair was f*cking awful.
See here for absolute proof - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJosEn-B-Bg

Deanovski
20-01-2010, 02:08 PM
phantasy star online on dreamcast was legendary

Crab Lungs
21-01-2010, 10:06 AM
Moonstone and North/South

Barfy
21-01-2010, 11:49 AM
Megadrive:
Kid Chameleon
Sonic (pretty much any version)
Loved Golden Axe 2, but played it again recently and it seems it's one of those that should have stayed in the past :(

Spectrum
Operation Wolf
Sam Fox strip poker :smt081
Rock Star ate My Hamster
Manic Miner

PC:
Original Championship Manager
Sim City 4

And so many others that I just can't remember now :(

farawaysaint
06-03-2010, 06:54 PM
Arcanum (best rpg ever)
Fallout 1 & 2
Sin
Duke Nukem 3d
Super Mario
Donkey Kong
Metal Gear Solid
Morrowind

All oldish games with incredible replay value

Red Alert
07-03-2010, 03:11 PM
Arcanum (best rpg ever)
Fallout 1 & 2
Sin
Duke Nukem 3d
Super Mario
Donkey Kong
Metal Gear Solid
Morrowind

All oldish games with incredible replay value

Morrowind :D I have no idea how many hours I spent on that game. And Oblivion too. I am convinced that I am going to get a PC good enough to play Oblivion and I am going to add every mod I can find and lose another 100+ hours into that game. :smt060

IamLeGod
07-03-2010, 06:22 PM
Why do people look back so fondly on old games? By modern standards they were terrible.

Many modern games (dont get me wrong there are some cracking games out there now) are prone to the same pitfalls as modern films.

Technology simply gets in the way. All too concerned with fancy effects and explosions and ultimately lack content.

Lack depth, storyline and characters.

Many older games have a sense of fun and character due to the lack of technology available to makers, forcing them to look for other more novel ways to entice gamers.

A personal favourite is Kid Chameleon on the Sega Megadrive. Though to be fair I have been playing this for a while with the Emulator I downloaded. Have also recently discovered it's on the Sega Classics on the Xbox along with some other gems like Golden Axe, The Streets of Rage series, Echo the Dolphin and ofcourse the Sonic games.

Also worth noting you can also get copies of emulators for most consoles online now...So many of you can be reunited with your old forgotten favourites.

frankie
11-03-2010, 06:30 PM
If you are looking for classic PC games there are loads to download here

http://www.hotud.org/home

And if you want more up to date stuff http://novitacu.blogspot.com/

Is the place to go...enjoy

Frankie

FMPR
12-03-2010, 06:30 AM
Anything by Team 17 if memory serves.

Project X - so tough
Alien Breed

warsash saint
12-03-2010, 10:30 AM
Anything by Team 17 if memory serves.

Project X - so tough
Alien Breed

Project X was insane

I loved Alien Breed - pity the xbox remake is not a patch on the original

Block 5
12-03-2010, 11:38 AM
Bomb Jack.

Paperboy.

Pacland

Deanovski
13-03-2010, 09:57 AM
bomb jack (Y)

farawaysaint
13-03-2010, 12:22 PM
Good old Harvest moon for the snes

Red Alert
13-03-2010, 05:02 PM
Good old Harvest moon for the snes

On the Gamecube along with Animal Planet are two of the strangest yet most impressively playable games I have ever owned.

Block 5
15-03-2010, 04:26 PM
bomb jack (Y)

Loved the (I assume?) completely illegal use of 'Lady Madonna' by the Beatles on the arcade version of this game.

Red Alert
02-04-2010, 05:05 PM
I only just came across the wii shop. Downloaded 1080 Snowboarding from the N64, great game, if poor graphics. A few beers and a bunch of games on that, happy days.

I see Zelda: Ocarina of Time is on there too, never completed that first time round. Might just have to have a blast.

JackFrost
02-04-2010, 06:05 PM
downloaded a SNES emulator and played Top Gear, a car racing game released in 1991. Absolute classic, I still remember the sequel coming out in '93 and what a disappointment it was.

Downloaded Starwing also, I remember being stunned by the graphics all those years ago when it first came out

Johnny Shearer
04-04-2010, 01:44 PM
Super Mario Kart is now available on the VC!

Good times, shame they didnt add an extra in so that you could play others online!