Favorite NES games.

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  1. Rodimus Prime

    Rodimus Prime Sola Gratia, Sola Fide TFW2005 Supporter

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    Despite what your favorite system is now-a-days, most of us grew up with the big, bad, NES. It was a time when games were hard as heck and gameplay truly ruled over graphics. So with the new Nintendo system being released soon, I ask: What was your favorite games from the NES period.

    Mine would be:

    Final Fantasy: Classic, and although you had to grind for leveling, it was still fun. Half the enjoyment came out of figuring out what kind of party to make. Warrior, Black Belt, R.Mage, W.Mage is still my favorite.

    Super Mario 1-3: All of them classics and each different (yeah, Super Mario 2 wasn't orginally a Mario game but who cares!). 'nough said.

    Crystalis: Not as popular as many of the others I'm mentioning, it was very fun, and was one of the first to combine RPG and actions elements. The year is 1997... :eek: 

    Megaman 2 and 3: To be honest, I didn't care much for MM1 due to Gutsman's stage (stupid switches! :throw ) and after 3 it seemed like the whole point was to make each game less original and more difficult. Still, these two were awesome. Especially 3 when you discover who Protoman was. Sure, it's cliche now (and even then) but who thought about a robot having a "brother" (again, he had a sister but she wasn't really ever seen in the early ones).

    So what about your all-time favorites?
     
  2. soundwaveCA

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    Super Mario Bro's 3.
     
  3. Frognal

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    Based on the amount of time I played I'd have to say that my favorite back then was either Contra or Super Mario Bros. 3, neither of which I actually owned (borrowed the former and rented the latter a lot).
     
  4. mrhillz

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    Legend of Zelda - I really think that this one has held up for the last 20 years very well, and I can still enjoy it to this day.

    Dragon Warrior- The first RPG that I ever got into

    Double Dragon 2- Very, Very fun with 2 players

    Ninja Gaiden - The series got progressivley harder, but the first one rocked

    Mega Man 2 - The challenge wasn't overbearing, but it was still enough to keep you on your toes, and it had one of the best mega man weapons ever, the Metal Blades .

    Contra- Up Up Down Down Left Right Left Right B A Start was a love letter to anyone who played it.
     
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    Super Mario Bros. 3
    Dragon Warrior IV
    Romance of the Three Kingdoms II
    Nobunga's Ambition II
    L'Emperor
    Bandit Kings of Ancient China
    Xanadu
    Mega Man 3
    Contra 1 & 2
    Baseball Stars
     
  6. Rodimus Prime

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    Except for the stupid birds! :mad 
     
  7. Codimus Prime

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    Base Wars
    Master Blaster
    Castlevania
    Punch Out
     
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    Heres my list.

    Zelda and Zelda 2
    Metal Gear
    TMNT 3
    Silver Surfer
    SMB 3
     
  9. ckhtiger

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    man, these truely are the classics, since it seems like everyone's mentioning them. I never owned a nes, cuz my parents wouldn't get one for me, but I would save up my allowance and rent one from the video store across the street from my house. and I would get:

    contra
    castlevania
    super mario 1
    super mario 3
     
  10. Optimus-JD

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    Zelda 1, Castlevania 1,2,3. Contra and Super C. Mike Tyson's punch-out. Shadowgate, Uninvited, and Dejavu from Kemco Seika. Best times of my childhood gaming life.
     
  11. Misatokitty

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    For me it was 2 of the 3 games I owned (I hired lots)... Super Mario Bros (finish it in 15 minutes, slow these days I know) and Star Wars (finish that one in 22 minutes, loved it to bits).
     
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    Super Mario Bros. 1-3
    Zelda
    Metroid
    Motherfuckin' CONTRA!!!

    UpupdowndownleftrightleftrightBABA FTW!!

    And Ikari Warriors..that was fun.
     
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    Zelda I & II
    Mario 1 and 3
    Castlevania II
    Metroid
    Treasure Island
    Kid Icarus
    Duck Hunt/ and that crime gun one
    Punch Out
    And whatever number dragon warrior it was I played
     
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    Super Mario Bros 3
    Contra
    Super C
    Duck Hunt
    Tetris
     
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    Lifeforce, Contra, Super C, Metroid, Mega Man 2, and Super Mario Bros. for me.
     
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    Bionic Commando
    Blades of Steel
    Blaster Master (Even though i could never beat it :banghead:  )
    Contra, Super-C
    Double Dragon 1, 2
    Mega Man 2,3
    Metroid
    Metal Gear :rock 
    Mike Tyson's Punch Out!
    Ninja Gaiden 1,2
    R.C. Pro Am
    Simon's Quest
    Skate or Die!
    Stryder
    Super Mario 1, 2, 3
    Tetris
    T and C Surf Design
    Track and Field II

    God I loved my NES and I still play these to this day.
     
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    Metroid - Best game ever.
    Caslevania 2 - Still haunted by it's soundtrack
    Zelda 1 & 2 - Both took forever to beat. Especiall2 , my god that was hard!
    Bionic Commando - Swing swing
    RYGAR - Would get stuck than AH , found the wind pulley thing! Yay
    Mega Man - Rockman, Grrrrr . Pause tricks rule!
    GUARDIAN LEGEND! Loved everything about it. Destroying blocks all day.
    Kid Icarus - Really hated the eggplant dudes.
    Commando - 2 player love! Just like ....
    Contra (u u d d l r l r b a start &
    Ikari Warriors (yay Tanks)
    Super Mario 1, 2 & 3 . Nuff said
    Tysons Punch Out - Tyson was a cheapass. King hippo was fun to punch
    Top Gun - Took me forever to figure out how to land
    Double Dribble - OMG the game just said 'double dribble' , we're teh future!
    Rad Racer- Played the hello out of it even though I wish I had a new game
    RC Pro Am - Multiplayer fun!
    Pro Wrestling - Really loved Starman and The Amazon
    Excitebike- Played it at the bowling alley arcade alot, loved having it arrive on the NES
    Ice Climber- see above
    Rush 'N Attack - Throwing daggers never been so much fun. The Death Laser in the last stage was a bitch!
    Donkey Kong- Still love that game. NES version is my fav version of it , as well as
    Popeye &
    Spy Hunter - Hums Peter Gunn theme
    Arkanoid - Wish I had this on PSP
    Goonies II - Yay Ive found the Slingshot Hammer!
    Deadly Towers- "Hey wait, I think I was just on thes floor. *goes back in door"
    Wizards & Warriors- Can't die. Rock!
    Milons Secret Castle- Got stuck in that game so much at first, then it got HARD! The bubbles were fun
    Baseball, Golf, Ice Hockey, Slalom Soccer, TENNIS, 10 Yrd Fight, Tecmo Bowl etc, the sports game were instant addictions. Did nt like stadium events or Family Fun Fitness though lol. Track & Field was borderline
    Ring King- OMG look what he's doing to him!
    Balloon Fight- 2 player was fun
    Clu Clu Land- Stupid Sea Urchin
    Star Voyager - The Moloks will die!
    Ninja Kid- Friend lemme borrow, but wish I owned it. Was alot of fun
    Section Z - Wasnt kicking my ass like Gradius was
    Crystalis - Got stuck for awhile, but best 14$ NES game I ever bought
    Stinger- My ship's got fist!
    Athena- Got a dorky theme, this game was cool. Always trying to get the sword and blue armor
    Alpha Mission - Was cheap, but had alot of fun on the rainy 2 days after getting it.
    Elevator Action - Played he crap out of it, but was alwsy frustrated and never had to much fun with it come to think.


    So much more, but they don't fit the favorites title.
     
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    Bionic Commando
    Legend of Zelda
    SMB 1, 2, 3
    Punch Out
    Megaman 2 and 3
     
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    Oh crap, forgot about those hell yeah. Never finished Blaster Master either
     

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