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1. Posted: Tue 18th Aug 2009 04:25 BST
Old School (Pong to Donkey Kong Country)
New School (Super Mario 64 to the Present)
So which era of video gaming do you love more?
I'm going vote Old School. Something about 8 Bit and 16 Bit games makes me go bonkers!
Edited on Tue 18th August, 2009 @ 04:27 by Turbo_Genesis_64
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2. Posted: Tue 18th Aug 2009 07:24 BST
Most of my favorite games are the latter, so "new school".
I had fun once and it was awful.
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3. Posted: Tue 18th Aug 2009 07:26 BST
Tough, Tough, TOUGH question. I absolutely love playing the classics but with today's technology making gameplay so realistic I really don't know...I'm gonna have to go with both =)
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4. Posted: Tue 18th Aug 2009 07:31 BST
Old school, hands down.
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5. Posted: Tue 18th Aug 2009 07:33 BST
Remember the balance between ancient (art, magic, traditions) and new (science, technology, evolution) the Chozo lore talks about in Metroid Prime 3. I think that applies to everything, including this existencial dilema I used to trouble with, now I enjoy the same playing say Super Mario Galaxy than the first Space Invaders. But if I had to chose only one it would be Old School (Pong to Donkey Kong Country), since without this one the next would never have existed (At least not as it is now)
Edited on Tue 18th August, 2009 @ 07:34 by tripunktoj
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6. Posted: Tue 18th Aug 2009 07:59 BST
I'm amazed at how so many primitive games like "Adventure" and "Maze Craze" can still leave me spellbound!
Edited on Tue 18th August, 2009 @ 07:59 by Turbo_Genesis_64
7. Posted: Tue 18th Aug 2009 08:04 BST
New School barely wins due to the fact that everything changes for the better and I mean EVERYTHING!
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8. Posted: Tue 18th Aug 2009 08:09 BST
I don't think everything changes for the better! The Star Wars Trilogy is waaaaaaaaay better than the more "advanced" Prequel Trilogy. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull was in devolpment for 19 years and it could't compare to the first 3 movies that were all made and released in less than a single decade!!!!!!
Edited on Tue 18th August, 2009 @ 08:11 by Turbo_Genesis_64
9. Posted: Tue 18th Aug 2009 08:13 BST
Dont go to far, just look what happened to Sonic (except maybe for Sonic Adventure DX)
10. Posted: Tue 18th Aug 2009 08:21 BST
Definitley Old School.
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11. Posted: Tue 18th Aug 2009 09:17 BST
I pity the fool who dont love Old School!
Edited on Tue 18th August, 2009 @ 09:19 by malpon
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12. Posted: Tue 18th Aug 2009 11:27 BST
I like them both if the N64 and PS era is considered new-school.
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13. Posted: Tue 18th Aug 2009 14:08 BST
Indie Retro Revival School. If that's not an option, Old School.
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14. Posted: Tue 18th Aug 2009 19:55 BST
We should have stopped at 24-Bit!
Just Joking..... Maybe Not?
Edited on Tue 18th August, 2009 @ 19:55 by Turbo_Genesis_64
15. Posted: Tue 18th Aug 2009 19:59 BST
Old school of coarse, but I think N64 is old enough for old school.
16. Posted: Wed 19th Aug 2009 00:36 BST
I think Super Mario 64 was the start of the current "modern" peroid of gaming with more of an emphasis on 3D lifelike gaming!
17. Posted: Wed 19th Aug 2009 00:38 BST
Yep, Super Mario 64 is totally lifelike.
18. Posted: Wed 19th Aug 2009 00:43 BST
In geek speak:
Before Super Mario 64
After Super Mario 64
19. Posted: Wed 19th Aug 2009 00:44 BST
Pff, Virtual Boy is where it's at
20. Posted: Wed 19th Aug 2009 05:10 BST
Adam always has a snappy comeback! I suppose hacksacking keeps your mind sharp. So when would you roughly say the Indie Retro Revival School movement started?