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1. Posted: Thu 18th Jun 2009 00:56 BST
Here are the games:
24. Space Invaders23. Frogger22. Tetris21. Space Harrier 3-D (SMS)20. Phantasy Star (SMS)19. Donkey Kong18. Pac-Man17. ExciteBike (NES)16. Track & Field (NES)15. Kirby's Adventure (NES)14. Double Dragon II: The Revenge (NES- version)13. Super Mario Bros. (NES)12. Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos (NES)11. Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (NES)10. The Legend of Zelda (NES)9. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The Manhattan Project (NES)8. Metal Gear (NES)7. Castlevania (NES)6. Contra (NES Version)5. Metroid (NES)4. Final Fantasy (NES)3. Mega Man 3 (NES)2. Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!! (NES)1. Super Mario Bros. 3 (NES)
2. Posted: Thu 18th Jun 2009 01:37 BST
Cool! Thanks for posting, I'll have to check these out.
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3. Posted: Thu 18th Jun 2009 01:38 BST
That's a really solid list. I like it. Thanks for posting it.
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4. Posted: Thu 18th Jun 2009 05:43 BST
I was suprised, but I actually like this list. The only gripe I have is that it should be Mega Man 2 instead of Mega Man 3.
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5. Posted: Thu 18th Jun 2009 05:51 BST
Wheres Blaster Master?
Mega Man 3 instead of MM2?Super Mario Bros, 13th and Zelda 1 10th WTF? With Contra ahead and what-what is that? Is that a Star Wars game? Pssshht.GamePro needs to open their eyes a little more.
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6. Posted: Mon 22nd Jun 2009 04:52 BST
mostly the obvious choices I'd expect from gamepro. though space harrier for sms is a curious choice. as is TMNT 3 and star wars
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7. Posted: Tue 23rd Jun 2009 13:43 BST
"Ballblazer" should be here, smoothest 3D scrolling of its time."Qix" should be here, it pre-dates "Tetris" and the puzzle craze"Xevious" should be here, it was the first modern shooter.
Also, "Tetris" should be #1. It's probably the one game on the list, I'm certain will still be massively popular in a 100 years.
Edited on Tue 23rd June, 2009 @ 13:48 by Turbo_Genesis_64
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8. Posted: Tue 23rd Jun 2009 14:24 BST
Awesome, I'm glad TMNT III is on high on the list, it's my favorite in the series and always seems to get the shaft against II.
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9. Posted: Tue 23rd Jun 2009 19:09 BST
Space Harrier 3D?
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10. Posted: Tue 23rd Jun 2009 19:30 BST
I actually think this list is cool that it has a few obscure choices -- I'm sure SH3D is better than Ninja Gaiden 2!
11. Posted: Tue 23rd Jun 2009 19:49 BST
Misleading, I'd say. They should've called it the "greatest 8-bit console/arcade games"... where are Elite, Sentinel or any other 8-bit computer game?
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12. Posted: Wed 24th Jun 2009 00:33 BST
I'm guessing it's because Gamepro was an American kids' magazine. I don't think they reviewed computer games.
Edited on Wed 24th June, 2009 @ 00:33 by Turbo_Genesis_64
13. Posted: Wed 24th Jun 2009 01:54 BST
Gamepro is still around!?
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14. Posted: Thu 25th Jun 2009 13:44 BST
...I actually like this list
15. Posted: Thu 25th Jun 2009 14:07 BST
Hmm..you know when Gamepro put out there special "Ultimate Game Guide" a couple month's ago;; they had a top 9 best 8-bit Games that differ from the top nine here. Their choices back then were:9.Contra8.Phantasy Star 7.Kid Icarus6.Metal Gear5.Final Fantasy4.Mike Tyson's Punch-Out3.Metroid2. Super Mario Bros.1.The Legend of ZeldaGuess they changed there minds.
16. Posted: Thu 25th Jun 2009 14:14 BST
The Legend of Zelda is way better than Metal Gear. Metal Gear was horrible.
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17. Posted: Thu 25th Jun 2009 16:29 BST
My favorite 8 bit games are:
MappySuper Mario Bros.KirbyPokemon YellowPac-Manand Galaga
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18. Posted: Sat 27th Jun 2009 04:16 BST
Ninja Gaiden 2 is NOT better than the original. And Mega Man 2 OVER 3. WTF.
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19. Posted: Tue 30th Jun 2009 22:46 BST
Glad to see Punch-Out was so high on the list, but I never cared for Super Mario Bros 3, to be brutally honest. I've always been a Super Mario World man, myself. But that's not 8-Bit so, whatever. Legend of Zelda should be higher, though. I'm playing it on the VC right now for the first time here, and it's wonderful.
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