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Games that defined your youth

Discussion in 'Gaming Arena' started by Geeza1985, Apr 27, 2018.

  1. King_Kenny

    King_Kenny JUSTICE FOR THE 97!

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    :laugh:

    Same here mate, also the one around the corner in Lime Street, Aladins Den was it? And also the one in London Road. Got banned from Las Vegas so many times lol

    We may know each other as I knew quite a few lads from the arcades.

    As for Defender? Do you remember the "king" of the game? Carlos I think his name was? from Old Swan? The ****er used to put 10p in and would be playing the same game 6 hours later, unreal he was. If you were waiting to play and he was on the machine, you'd just give up and play something else. Sadly I heard a rumour he'd died a few years back, brilliant footballer he was too.

    Those were the days mate.
     
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  2. SJFC Craig

    SJFC Craig Punk Ass Honkey

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    Just to name the ones I can think of..

    FIFA 97 & 98
    Premier Manager 98
    Crash Team Racing (pumped for the new release)
    Pokemon Blue, Gold
    Tekken 3
    Grand Prix 2
    Space Cadet 3D Pinball
    Mario Kart Double Dash
    Super Monkey Ball 2
    WWE Day of Reckoning
    Resident Evil 4
    F-Zero
    Super Mario Kart
    The Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time, Windwaker
     
  3. Redpelt

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    Possibly most of the lads you talk of I traveled all over Europe with them on the Transalpino tickets ,do you remember Patto , Mick Carrol or Pujt pronounced Putt he was the Chinese lad who was the top boy in there ,haven't seen the fucker in years. Great days though mate.
     
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    Bomberman on the Com 64 took what felt like a fortnight to load ,you could knock back your weight in Highland toffee waiting for the b@stard :laugh:
     
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  5. GrantCFC

    GrantCFC Born is the King

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    The Nintendo 64 version was the bollocks
     
  6. The Valiant

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    Loved SNES Bomberman.
    [​IMG]

    One of the Xbox Gold games at the moment is a shit modern Bomberman.
     
  7. JTC77

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    Does anyone miss physically going to a game shop, and rummaging through the used game section, looking for a new game to try? Does anyone still do it?

    I normally buy mine online, either through PS store, or ordering physical disk. I do miss going for a game without knowing what it will be.
     
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  8. RM

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    Yeah. Same with Blockbuster. Could enjoy a good hour in there finding films. We used to have a ridiculously big one in town.
     
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    I used to enjoy going there too. We had really good independent one near where I lived that I spent a lot of time in
     
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    -The Lion King (possibly my first videogame experience, not only the playing, but the hype of playing a game)
    -Pitfall Mayan Adventure (underrated)
    -Sonic 2
    -Age of Empires (I)
    -Quake (I)
    -Resident Evil 2
    -GoldenEye 64 (I didn't own a N64, but I played this with friends, memories...)
    -Delta Force (cult game)
    -Carmageddon 2
    -Fifa 99, Fifa 2000
    -NBA Live 2000
    -Sea Dogs (cult game)
    -Aliens vs Predator 2 (underrated)
    -Mafia
    -GTA Vice City
    -Jedi Outcast / Academy
    -Knights of the Old Republic
    -Call of Duty 1/UO/2
    -Battlefield 1942
    -SW Battlefront 1 / 2
    -Far Cry
    -Resident Evil 4 (the infamous pc port)
    -Rome Total War
    -Fifa 05, PES 6 (Ronaldinho made me a fan of pc football again)
    -GTA San Andreas
    -Medieval 2 Total War

    Yes, basically a string of Win 95-98-XP PC classics and a couple of Mega-Drive titles. Looking back, it's funny how dated (close to unplayable) those titles are now; but they did their duty when it counted. I've actually played better games in 2005-2020, and certainly with better graphics/mechanics.


    (I never owned the PSx, but I remember being bored while watching people play Metal Gear Solid and FF 7-8-9. Other PC games, considered classics, bored me to tears, Lemmings, Doom, Myst, Diablo, Tomb Raiders, Half-Life, Fallout, Deus Ex, Sims, System Shock 2, most LucasArts games).
     
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    Completed Streets Of Rage on Xbox One with the girlfriend yesterday :laugh:

    It has SOR 2 & 3 in the bundle too, incredible throwback.
     
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  12. CazCat

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    The end of Red dead redemption 2.... I sobbed so bad.
     
  13. JTC77

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    I loved Streets of Rage. I had them on older consoles, but got them on the Megadrive classic bundle on PS3 again. I played them through with a mate of mine, while having a few beers. Can't beat old school couch co-op gaming.
     
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    Thought the game was great, but it took me a good 6 months to get through it.

    Gutted we'll not be getting a GTA made specifically for this gen of console.
     
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    At least you could finish it, I gave up. Trudging around on that horse defeated me.
     
  16. CazCat

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    Just thought, I gave the ending away.... Oops! Being honest it was/is a breath taking game and very enjoyable so much depth and detail.

    Never played GTA but may give a version a go on the PS4 as the prices are dropping, FTR, I bought RDR2 and Witcher3 both for under £20 (each though, total bargain).
     
  17. CazCat

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    You get fast travel and the trains are handy.
     
  18. JTC77

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    It was annoying compared to how they did GTA V

    Didnt you have to go back to your base in order to fast travel?

    That is good value. If you can pick up GTA V on the cheap, that's also a great game, and I preferred it to RDR2. I played it on PS3 when it first came out, and at the time it was the most impressed I have been by a game. Really enjoyed how the story line worked and thought the characters were brill.
     
  19. Sandsy

    Sandsy Formerly known as manojob

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    Not as depressing as the end of Red Dead Redemption 1 where you lose control of John and have to play on as Jack the Pretender. At least RDR2 builds you up to it.
     
  20. CazCat

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    I was never a real big fan of any of these games but picked them (RDR2 and witcher3) up through boredom and cheap, they were highly recommended and never once did I regret getting them, absolute quality games. Never played RDR1 and may never but possibly GTA V as they has Good feedback but i am no longer in that bored state.
     

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