Your Favorite Old School Game
Anything that is not on the 360, PS3, or Wii will be considered "old school" because i wanna be respectful to age here
heres one you guys might not have heard of :confused:
jet grind radio (jet set radio) - sega dreamcast
Most of the games I really like are old school.
SMT: Nocturne, Shadow Tower Abyss, basically creepy dungeon crawlers.
It's kinda hard naming one, I've got so many............
To name a few.
* Illusions of Gaia
* Secret of Mana
* Legend of Heros
* Vanguard Bandits/Epica Stella
* Wild Arms
Just a few. :3
If I really had to choose one title, probably I'd probably have to say Xenogears; it sticks out like a sore thumb and I can never seem to get bored of it. Ironically the opposite of Xenosaga, but that's another story...
Within the past few years I revisited a ton of old games, and sort of systematically developed a dislike for most of them, lol.
Two games from a few generations back that I did (re)play and quite enjoyed were The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask and Panzer Dragoon Saga. The former I was really appreciating much more the second time, and I think it managed to kick Ocarina from its long-time top Zelda game spot.... unfortunately I lost my saved game a good ways in and never got to complete it. I'm sure I will pick it up again sometime. Panzer Dragoon Saga I played for the first time and found it to be a incredibly interesting and unique for a PS1-era RPG... I didn't complete it either, but if there was one RPG I was going to revisit from that generation of consoles, it would be that game.
My favorite old school game is the Streets of Rage series. As well as Lunar Silver Star Story. Great games.
Rival schools I got the last copy at this store before it closed, and project justice unfortunately I sold my dreamcast,well my parents did. Also sonic adventure 1 and 2
FFVII - ps
Super mario world - snes
Donkey Kong Country - snes
Mario Kart - 64
Super Metroid - snes
Zelda ocarina of time + majora's mask - 64
Any side-scrolling beat 'em up (Street of rage, Turtles in Time)
Monkey island (original ones)
Megaman (All of them)
I still play many of them on emulator~
Legend of Zelda - Ocarina of Time - N64
Banjo Kazooie - N64
FF7 - PS1
FF8 - PS1
Goldeneye 007 - N64
Perfect Dark - N64
Super Mario RPG - snes
Does Tetris count?
I play Tetris Friends Beta on facebook everyday =)
^ lol tetris(GB) - I did play the game a lot, I was so surprised it actually have an ending cut scene. xD It wasn't really one of my favorites though.
A link to past - snes(after this. Zelda just wasn't all that groundbreaking for me)
Chrono trigger - snes
Megaman3 - nes
Super Mario1/3 - nes
MGS - PSX
ZOE:2nd Runner - PS2(only mecha game done right)
Ninja Gaiden - nes (or shadow warriors how I remember it)
Blue shadow - nes ( a coop Ninja Gaiden )
Lineage 2 - PC (only MMO that hooked me for real and the only thing ever that destroyed my social life for about one and half year.)
FF8 - PSX (the plot had it's wtf moments, but it just had the most impact on me)
SOTC - PS2 (Ico bored me to death, this kept me hooked I marathoned it in 2 days).
Pro evolution Soccer 1 & 2 - PS2 (First time I considered sports as classics as well, though I am now a FIFA player again :O )
Unreal & Unreal Tournament - PC ( only shooter I played in the old days)
Soul Blade - PSX (was already destroying people with Mitsurugi before Soul Calibur came out)
NFSIII - PC (I always had fun playing this against my friends.)
Edit: Forgot about Grand Prix 3 the perfect F1 game.
Final Fantasy 7
Resident Evil 1&2
Digimon World 1&2
EDIT:Woops, forgot Fallout 1&2
Super Mario Bros. 3 - NES
Super Mario World - SNES
Sonic 3 & Knuckles - MegaDrive/Genesis
Sonic CD - Sega CD
Mega Man X Series - SNES and PS1
Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time - N64
Super Mario 64 - N64
Spyro the Dragon - PS1
Sonic Adventure 1 & 2 - Dreamcast
Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 - Game Boy
Pokemon Gold/Silver/Crystal - Game Boy
Still more than that list but that'll do.
Anything after the N64/PS1/Dreamcast era I don't consider retro.
Old School? Oh, the 90s' PC era was just plain awesome. :o
Drakan - Order of the Flame
Prince of Persia
The Secret of Monkey Island
Warcraft: Orcs & Humans
...and of course, ancient stuff like Mario and Sonic.
Kinda makes me sad that there are almost exclusively console players out here on AS. :)
N64 - turock
Ps1 - Final Fantasy 7-9
Gamecube - pokemon gale of darkness
ps2 - Final Fantasy 10
Born during N64's rise so my favourite old games were:
Mario Kart 64
Super Mario 64
Star Wars: Shadow of the Empire (not sure if it is this game but I did play a star wars game)
Populus for the PC
Sonic the Hedgehog
Sonic the Hedgehog 2
Sonic and Knuckles
Combat - Still one of the best multiplayer games ever imo.
Ice Hockey - Yeah, generic Ice Hockey. Back in my day we didn't have any of these fancy graphics or yearly roster updates, we had pixellated guy, fat pixellated guy, and skinny pixellated guy, and we LIKED it.
Guerrilla War - Completely generic shoot em up but I used to play it for hours on end.
Secret of Mana
Final Fantasy 4 and 6
Super Mario World
Mystical Ninja Starring Goemon - Impact's theme alone makes this one of the best games ever
Road Rash 64 - Forget Mario Kart, this is by far the most fun I have ever had with a racing game
Super Mario 64
Master of Orion 2 - All the interesting parts of an empire building sim with none of the mundane micromanagement. I still consider this the best game ever of that genre and it's from 1997.
well since were all naming multiple games i thought id revise my first post a bit
mario kart 64
diddy kong racing
star wars rouge squadron
tony hawk 2
digimon rumble arena
jet grind radio
sonic adventure 1&2
power stone 1&2
age of empires 2
snes = super punchout, top gear II & III
N64 = NWO wrestling, Bond, Zelda
ps1 = Ridgeracer, Twisted Metal I, II (lol what a great game), street fighter alpha, ffVII, Breath of fire III
Command & Conquer (1995)
Command & Conquer: Red Alert (1996)
Crash Bandicoot (1996)
Super Mario World (1990?)
Super Mario Brothers (1980-something XD)
Odd, I've played games that are older than I am, or are just a little bit younger.
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