What are the games that made you love your prior gaming platforms?


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duncan
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Was thinking, every gaming machine has been summed up by just a few games that I ended up sinking 90% of my gaming time into:

BBC B:
Kingdoms, Daredevil Dennis, Citadel, Elite, Way of the Exploding Fist, Labyrinth, Chuckie Egg, Frak

C64:
Turrican, California Games, Barbarian, IK+, Apache, Stealth Fighter, Bards Tale

Archimedes:
Man U football, Chocks Away, Cataclysm, Apocalypse, Elite, Mad Professor Moriarty, Zarch, Sim City

SNES:
Street Racer, Mario Kart, Bomberman, Donkey Kong Country, Secret of Mana, Street Fighter II, NBA Jam

Atari Jaguar:
Tempest 2000, Syndicate, Alien Vs. Predator

PC ( at that time ):
Sim City 2000, Doom, Mechwarrior, Fade to Black

N64:
Mario 64, Wave Race, 1080, Goldeneye, Blast Corps, Mario Kart 64

PC ( at that time ):
Worms, Quake, Total Annihilation, Civ 2

GBA:
Advance Wars, Mario Kart, FF Tactics Advance.

Gamecube:
Animal Crossing, Mario Kart, Burnout, Zelda: Wind Waker, Super Monkey Ball ( more two player Monkey Target than the rest combined ), Soul Caliber 2, Timesplitters 2, Skies of Arkadia

PS2:
Baldur's Gate games, PES, Stuntman, FFXII, God of War, Gran Tourismo, Ratchet and Clank, Katamari, DQVIII
#1 at 11:01:01 - 08/11/2008
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GameBoy:
Zelda: Okarina of Time, Warioland, Super Mario 3(I think)

PS2:
Ico, Pro Evo Series, Second Sight, Timesplitters, God of War

PC:
Championship/Football Manager, Command and Conquer 1 and Red alert, Baldur's Gate 2, Quake, Deus Ex, Grim Fandango

Gamecube:
Zelda: Wind Waker, Mario Sunshine
#2 at 13:13:43 - 08/11/2008
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BBC - Asteroids

Master System - Psycho Fox and Wonderboy III

Mega Drive - the Sonics, Streets of Rage II

Saturn - NiGHTS, Virtua Fighter 2

Dreamcast - Shenmue, Crazy Taxi

Gamecube - Mario Sunshine, Timesplitters 2, Zelda

PC - F15, Doom, Quake, Deus Ex, C&C

Xbox - Erm.... I, err.... Pro Evo 4 I guess.
#3 at 15:36:38 - 08/11/2008
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MegaDrive:
Sonic, Streets of Rage 2, The Lion King, Toy Story, Mickey Mouse Castle of Illusion.

N64:
Mario 64, Mario Kart, Diddy Kong Racing, Ocarina of Time.

PS1:
Toy Story 2, Time Crisis, MGS. So many games I can't remember.

Gamecube:
Mario Sunshine, Timesplitters 2, Zelda, Resi Evil 4.

GBA/Colour:
Pokemon.

PS2:
PES, PoP, GTA's, Buzz, Jak, MGS 3, Beyond Good and Evil.

Xbox:
Halo 1 and 2, MGS 2, Splinter Cell, Fahrenheit, Shenmue 2.

Dreamcast:
Shenmue, Sonic Adventure, Crazy Taxi, Headhunter.
#4 at 16:30:54 - 08/11/2008
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N64:
Mario 64, Ocarina of Time, Mario Kart, Diddy Kong Racing, Wave Race (at least at the times I borrowed it from a friend.)

PS2
GT 3/4 (4 more or less because that was the last game I bought for that console, not because it was that great), PoP Sands of Time and GTA

PC
SimCity, The Sims, AoE2
#5 at 17:07:10 - 08/11/2008
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Spectrum : Lunar Jetman, Match Day, Elite

C64 : Uridium, Summer Games, Way Of The Exploding Fist

Amiga : Monkey Island 1 & 2, Geoff Crammond's Grand Prix, Stunt Car Racer, Sensible Soccer, Knights Of The Sky (WW1 flight sim), Speedball 2

PC : X-Wing, Tie Fighter, Quake

Dreamcast : Crazy Taxi, Soul Calibur

Xbox : Knights Of The Old Republic, Fable

360 : Oblivion
#6 at 11:20:49 - 10/11/2008
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bbc, speccy, st, pc, gba - elite

there may have been some other games and other systems here and there, i forget...
#7 at 11:44:06 - 10/11/2008
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BBC: XOR, Chuckie Egg, Frak

C64: Sentinel, Wizball, Quedex

Amiga: Zool, Speedball 2, Worms

PSX: Gran Turismo, Kula World, Dancing Stage EuroMix

N64: Wave Race, 1080, Perfect Dark

PC: Command and Conquer, MechWarrior 2: Mercenaries

DC: Space Channel 5

PS2: Silent Hill 2, Amplitude, SingStar, Katamari Damacy, Ratchet & Clank

GC: Pikmin, Viewtiful Joe

XBox: Psychonauts, Burnout 3: Takedown, TimeSplitters 3: Future Perfect

GBA: Kuru Kuru Kururin, Advance Wars

#8 at 11:45:34 - 10/11/2008
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Atari 2600 - Centipede, River Raid, Berserk

Amstrad CPC464 - Sourcery, Get Dexter, Head Over Heels

Atari ST - Carrier Command, Freescape games, Turrican 2, reams and reams of Shareware homebrew stuff

NES - Battletoads, Super Mario 3, Zelda 2, Metroid

SNES - NBA Jam, Secret of Mana, Rock n Roll Racing, Super Metroid, Unirally

N64 - Blast Corps, Goldeneye, 1080 Snowboarding, Wave Race

PS1 - Tony Hawks, Music 2000, Rollcage, Tekken

Xbox - Splinter Cell Chaos Theory, Ghost Recon 2, Moto GP, Forza, Sega GT, softmod, Aggressive Inline, Rainbow Six, Xbox Live, Thief 3, Indycar, Brothers in Arms, Full Spectrum Warrior, PGR2, Geometry Wars, Fable

360 - Test Drive Unlimited, Pinball FX, Geometry Wars RE, Crackdown, Oblivion, Pacman CE

PS3 - Burnout Paradise, Skate, Uncharted


Guess which were my most and least favourite machines ;-)
#9 at 11:47:01 - 10/11/2008
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Master System:
Alex Kidd in Miracle World, Asterix, Castle of Illusion, Super Kick Off

SNES:
Mario All-Stars, Legend of Zelda, Mario World, Pilotwings, Mortal Kombat, Street Racer

Atari Lynx:
California Games

GB:
Tetris, Link's Awakening

GBA:
Mario Golf, Mario Tennis

PS1:
Tomb Raider, ISS, GTA, Everybody's Golf, Gran Turismo, THPS

PS2:
Pro Evo, Tony Hawk series, GTA series
#10 at 11:55:03 - 10/11/2008
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In reverse order consoles-wise:

PS3 - Motorstorm
Wii - Wii Sports
Xbox 360 - PGR 3
Xbox - PGR 1
Cube - Rogue Leader (!)
PS2 - Gran Turismo 3
Dreamcast - Metropolis Street Racer / Crazy Taxi
Megadrive - Sonic the Hedgehog
PC-Engine - Galaga 90
SNES - Mario Kart
NES - Super Mario 1
#11 at 12:40:21 - 10/11/2008
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I forgot I had a PSX ! Demolition Derby. And Elite Beat Agents on my DS.
#12 at 13:59:28 - 10/11/2008
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I stupidly missed out the PS1. But also bought one for Destruction Derby.

I'm not really a driving-game addict at all. No sir.
#13 at 14:35:44 - 10/11/2008
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Spectrum- Way of the Exploding Fist, Space Invaders, Arkonoid

C64- Wizball, Delta (didn't have one long)

ST- Dungeon Master,Oids, Kick Off, Sensible Soccer, Carrier Command, Starglider, Bubble Bobble

MD- Thunderforce III, PGA Golf Tour 97, Sonic, Robocod

SNES- Mario Kart, Super Mario, SF2 Turbo

Saturn- Sega Rally, Fighters Megamix, Clockwork Knight

N64- Goldeneye

PS1- Fifa 97, Tekken 2, Wipeout 2097, Tombraider, Rage Racer, Demolition Derby, Resident Evil 2, Gran Turismo, Time Crisis, C&C RA (with system link up!), Micro Machines V3, G-Police

PS2- I'm sure there are some :(

DC- RE Code Veronica, Bangai-O, Soul Calibur, Powerstone, Ikaruga

Xbox- Rally Champ 2, DOA Ultimate, Marvel vs Capcom 2, Ghost Recon

Xbox 360- Fight Night Round 3, Fifa (generally, although 09 is probably the best), DOA4, SC4, Skate

PSP- Lumines

GB- Tetris

PC- Champ Manager 02/03 (best mix of detail/playability), Total War series
#14 at 15:12:29 - 10/11/2008

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