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Psychic Trainer
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I would ask what your favorite classic games are, but the meaning of classic can be debated. Anyway, what are your favorites from games that came out before 2003?


Wed Feb 17, 2010 9:10 am
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1980's:
- Super Mario Bros.
- Duck Hunt
- Donkey Kong
- Metroid
- The Legend of Zelda
- Ice Climbers
- Super Mario Bros 2
- Zelda II: The Adventure of Link
- Super Mario Land
- Tetris
- Kid Icarus
- Megaman
- Paperboy
- Street Fighter


1990's:
- Super Mario Bros 3
- Dr. Mario
- Mortal Kombat
- Super Mario World
- F-Zero
- Metroid II
- Super Mario Kart
- Kirby's Dream Land
- The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
- The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening
- Starfox
- Kirby's Adventure
- Super Metroid
- Yoshi's Island
- Super Mario 64
- Mario Kart 64
- Starfox 64
- Yoshi's Story
- Pokemon R/B/Y/G
- The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
- Super Smash Bros
- Mario Party
- Vectorman
- Pokemon Pinball
- Pokemon Stadium
- Hey you, Pikachu!
- Pokemon Snap
- Sonic The Hedgehog 1,2
- Sonic 3D Blast
- Sonic R
- Sonic CD
- Sonic the Fighters


Early 2000's:
- The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask
- Mario Tennis
- Paper Mario
- Mario Party 2, 3
- The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons/Ages
- Super Smash Bros Melee
- Super Mario Sunshine
- Yoshi's Island: Super Mario Advance 3
- Mario Party 4
- Sonic Adventure 2: Battle
- Pokemon G/S/C
- Pokemon Stadium 2
- Pokemon Puzzle League


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Wed Feb 17, 2010 10:06 am
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Galaga
Super Mario Bros. 1, 2 and 3
Duck Hunt
Dr. Mario
Balloon Fight
Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!
Tetris
X-Men: the Arcade Game
The Simpsons: the Arcade Game

Street Fighter II and its many upgrades.
Doom 1 and 2: Hell on Earth
Mortal Kombat 2, 3 and 4
Streets of Rage 1, 2 and 3
Sonic the Hedgehog 2, 3 and Knuckles
Golden Axe 1 and 2
Virtua Fighter 2
Super Metroid
Kirby Super Star
Kirby's Dream Course
Super Mario World 1 and 2: Yoshi's Island
Final Fantasy VI
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars

Super Mario 64
Mario Kart 64
Star Fox 64
Killer Instinct Gold
Final Fantasy VII
Tekken 3
Pokemon Yellow, Gold and Silver
Pokemon Snap

I'm ending my list at the 90's since the last decade feels too "new" to me.


Wed Feb 17, 2010 10:21 am
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I know the Nintendo 64 has aged a lot and its almost 15 years old (!), but it just never seemed to be old to me. I associate the word "older" with anything during or before the 16 bit era because that's what I grew up with. My favorite classics from the 16 bit era are:

Sonic 1
Sonic 2
Sonic 3 & Knuckles
Sonic CD
Bernstein Bears Camping Adventure
Streets of Rage
Streets of Rage 3
Aladdin (GEN)
The Lion King
Shining Force
Phantasy Star II
Golden Axe
Super Mario World
Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
Super Mario All-Stars
Star Fox
Final Fantasy II
Final Fantasy III

8-bit:

Super Mario Bros. 1
Super Mario Bros. 3
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (**** the haters)
Castlevania
Chip'N Dale Rescue Rangers
Final Fantasy 3j
Punch-Out
R.C. Pro AM (first video game I ever played 8-))
Super Mario Land
Super Mario Land 2
Pokemon Red, Blue, Yellow, Gold, Silver, Crystal
Donkey Kong GB

Anything before NES is too old for me. Obviously, I was never into Super Nintendo like I was Genesis.

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These are in no particular order.

FFX
FFIX
FFVII
FFVIII
Super Mario 64
Pokemon Red
Super Mario Bros.
Duck Hunt
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3 (the one that is called Turtles in Manhattan or something like that)
Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time
Legend of Zelda Links Awaking DX
Legend of Zelda A Link to the Past
Legend of Zelda
Tetris
Tetris Attack
Donkey Kong Country
Donkey Kong Country 2
Donkey Kong Country 3
Super Smash Bros.
Mortal Kombat (on the NES)
Mario Party 2
Super Mario Sunshine
Legend of Zelda Wind Waker (came out in Japan 2002 so I guess it counts)
Kirby 64 Crystal Shards
007 Goldeneye
Pokemon Pinball
Pokemon Stadium
Pokemon Snap
Super Star Wars Episode 2 Empire Strikes Back
Halo
Dragon Ball Z Budokai
Galaga
Pac Man
Doom

and a lot more that I can't really think of right now.

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Any of the old Legend of Zelda games. Star fox on n64, Any Final Fantasies. Of course all the old Pokemon.

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Hmm... I only have a few, and half of them I got when I was 5, so...

-Kirby's Block Ball
-Super Mario Bros. Deluxe (first game ever)
-Super Smash Bros. Melee
-Galaga (the GBC game or the arcade version)
-Diddy Kong Racing (for the N64)
-Sonic the Hedgehog
-Mario Party 3 (sentimentality; my favorite game at a nearby McDonald's)
-Xevious (if we're counting old Namco games too)

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khoufu wrote:

-Mario Party 3 (sentimentality; my favorite game at a nearby McDonald's)

YES. I played that all the time whenever i was at a mcdonalds as a little kid. i don't think they even have those little game things there anymore. at my mcdonalds its a break room for employees. WTF.

Also pretty much anything on the N64. its what i grew up with, and i still have one and play it. i've probably beaten Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time 58329874 times, and its still fun. same with kirby and the crystal shards and donkey kong 64

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Hmm...

Space Invaders
Galaga
X-Men: The Arcade Game
The Simpsons: The Arcade Game

SimCity
Spear of Destiny
X-COM: Terror from the Deep
Worms
System Shock

Super Mario Bros. 3
Contra
Super C
Double Dribble
Super Dodge Ball
Ice Hockey
The Legend of Zelda
Zelda II: Link's Adventure
Castlevania
Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse
Mega Man 2
Mega Man 3
Mega Man 4
Batman
Snow Bros.
Bubble Bobble
Battletoads
Deja Vu
Bionic Commando
Caveman Games
Double Dragon II: The Revenge
Dr. Mario
Legendary Wings
Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos
Shatterhand
Tetris

Donkey Kong Country
EarthBound
Earthworm Jim 2
Final Fantasy III
Kirby's Dream Course
Legend of the Mystical Ninja
Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
Pocky and Rocky
Star Fox
Super Bases Loaded
Super Mario Kart
Super Mario World
UN Squadron
Gunstar Heroes
Mortal Kombat 2
NBA Jam
Sonic the Hedgehog 2
Streets of Rage 2
Streets of Rage 3

Pokemon Red O:


Sat Aug 07, 2010 12:41 am
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By "older" I'll assume something along the lines of 10 years or older.

Chrono Trigger
Doom
Final Fantasy
Final Fantasy IV
Final Fantasy V
Final Fantasy VI
Final Fantasy VII
Final Fantasy VIII
The Legend of Zelda
The Legend of Zelda: Link to the Past
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
Pokemon Red & Blue
Pokemon Stadium
Pokemon Gold & Silver
Star Craft
Street Fighter II
Super Mario 64


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By older I will assume that you mean before the PS2 came out...which means that the following are my favorite older video games;

NES
Super Mario Bros. (the second 1 not released only on Wii Shop Channel is just not beatable, go ahead, try to beat to see what I mean)
Punch Out!! (only played the 1 from the Wii Shop Channel)

SNES
Super Mario All Stars + Super Mario World (still have the game cartridge in my room somewhere)
Super Punch Out!! (the only boxing game I ever enjoyed playing along with the original)
Donkey Kong Country I & II (never got to play 3)
Fighter's History (I bet no one even knows about this gem)
F-Zero (not the second 1)
Megaman X (only the first 1)
Contra III (I actually enjoyed this shooter which is rare seeing as I am not a fan of shooting games in general)
Breath of Fire II (most likely my favorite SNES game I ever played among my favorite other things)

SEGA Genesis
Sonic the Hedgehog - ALL (1st 1 was the worse to me & the 3rd 1 & the "& Knuckles" edition of it was my absolute favorite SEGA Genesis game)
Golden Axe I & II (mainly the second 1 as I played that 1 first & by chance the 1st one)
Streets of RAGE I & III (the second 1 was zoomed in & that imo was terrible on top of it being just simply unbeatable by me as oppose to I & III)

Gameboy
Pokemon Blue (ah, the memories)
Pokemon Yellow (better then Pokemon Crystal in terms of original content)
Frogger (the cartridge actually got a knife hole in it & still worked, just that I don't know where it is anymore)

Gameboy Color
Pokemon Gold (because I like gold better then silver huh?)
Pokemon Crystal (adding a selectable heroine was revolutionary for this game & it's franchise)

Gameboy Advance
Pokemon Sapphire (If it wasn't for how Dive was introduced into this game then this would be my favorite Pokemon game so far, period)
Pokemon Leafgreen (even though I didn't like this game compared to Pokemon Blue, I still am glad I got this game for multiple reasons)
MegamanZero II, III & IV (I really want MegamanZero Collection so so much & not just to play the 1st game but also cause this series is amazing)
Super Mario Advance 4 : SMB3 (I wish that the DS & Wii Super Mario Bros. games had this much forms for Mario to go into)

PS
Final Fantasy VIII (please tell me I'm not the only 1 who really really liked this game, sadly I have yet to actually complete this game by soon)
Bloody RAGE II (I really like this game but due to it's now blocky graphics & limited gameplay appeal...today that is, I no longer play it)
Grandia (though I only played it briefly I actually liked it & for good reason too)
Valkyrie Profile (1 of the most unique battle engines I have ever seen to date...still)

Dreamcast
Gauntlet Legends (This was my favorite game to play with other human players before the PS2 was introduced, really wish I'd have beat it though)
Rival Schools II (or Project Justice was a really great & fun fighting game for me, truly one of Dreamcast's better gems)
Grandia 2 (I like this game way better then any RPG game I have played, even FFVIII as it isn't as OMG annoying at times during some senarios)
Marvel VS Capcom I & II (I liked the 1st one better & yes the 2nd 1 had better mechanics but the characters in comparison were too unbalanced)

That's it for me...

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to me older in video game terms means about a decade old or a little more old than that
4 classics Super mario RPG Legend of the 7 stars, Starter RPG But a great game with a wonderful plot. Sonic the hedgehog 2 I like to go back and try speed runs nowadays but it is a wonderful platformer and what got me started with video games. Having replayed Silver gold I like it a lot red blue does not have the replay value that silver gold does in my opinion. and number 4 Kirby 64 and the crystal shards got me hooked on kirby.
FF9 and FF10 were of my liking also were very intense games and fun to play despite being long RPG's.

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hm...favourite old games ok..

Super Nintendo (inherited from my big sister) - heh first system I had I had this game called the secret of mana
it was sort of like a final fantasy game only like way way WAY more epic. I wish they'd remake it for the DS
like they've been doing with most other games.

PS1 - Final Fantasy 7 & 8 it's kind of a toss up as I really liked both games.

Dreamcast - Soul Calibur

Gameboy Colour : Pokemon Crystal Version (silver version before that) my best friend and I were so into pokemon
that we saved 3 weeks allowance and talked my big sister to buy us the Japanese version of gold and silver
because they came out like a year before they were released in the states. we even got japanese/english dictionaries
so we could understand what the npc's were saying. not a lot translates 'cuz yeah , the names in particular but
we can both read some japanese now, even though it's been so long that we can sound stuff out but no longer know
what any of it means. We should of taken a class or something, oh well.


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