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Topic: NES, SNES or N64 ?

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HYDRA413

HYDRA413

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The question might seems a joke but which console would you buy if you had to choose between those 3 great consoles. I am looking to buy a retro console but I don't which one to pick because they are so great. thx for your replies.

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Tasuki

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2. Posted:

Might want to try asking in this thread here

http://www.nintendolife.com/forums/retro/official_retro_recom...

That would be the best place to ask and it's stickied so that people will see it.

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VidyaGaems

VidyaGaems

3. Posted:

Not an easy choice as the Nes, Snes, N64 are great consoles, but I would have to go with the N64 because I really like 3D platformers.

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Ryno

Ryno

4. Posted:

SNES easily for me. Great mix of platformers, JRPG's and Action RPG's And the games still look great today.

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Geonjaha

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5. Posted:

Ryno wrote:

SNES easily for me. Great mix of platformers, JRPG's and Action RPG's And the games still look great today.

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ShadowFox254

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6. Posted:

SNES. Best console of all time.

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WaveBoy

WaveBoy

7. Posted:

NES by a land slide! . It's surrounding 80's culture is another big reason why i absolutely adore it and it gave birth to so many amazing franchises. it was host to so much innovation, imagination and so many creative games that basically molded the industry and paved the way for fantastic sequels to come.

SNES was also the total awesome sauce but sorry i've got no love for the N64 outside of experiencing Mario 64 for the first time, and playing Golden eye 007 in multiplayer. it felt like the beginning of the end for the Big N. Luckily, the magic returned with ze' Wii.

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Pichubby

Pichubby

8. Posted:

N64 for multi-player, single-player, etc.

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MorpheelStaff

Morpheel

9. Posted:

I never really used the NES or the SNES, but I loved our N64 a lot.

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Rezalack

Rezalack

10. Posted:

The N64. Easy answer for me. Don't get me wrong, I love the other consoles, I just prefer the N64. I have the best memories with that system.

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Oragami

Oragami

11. Posted:

N64. Majora's Mask, Ocarina of Time, Paper Mario, Super Mario 64, Banjo-Kazooie, Banjo-Tooie, Pokémon Snap, Pokémon Stadium, StarFox 64, 007, Turok, etc. Just awesome.

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CanisWolfred

CanisWolfred

12. Posted:

NES.

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WaveBoy

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Ryno wrote:

SNES easily for me. Great mix of platformers, JRPG's and Action RPG's And the games still look great today.

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StarBoy91

StarBoy91

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Why, the SNES,
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8BitSamurai

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15. Posted:

Get a SNES and an NES adapter (Like this: http://www.amazon.com/RetroPORT-Adapter-RETROBIT-Nintendo-Ent... ).

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Noonch

Noonch

16. Posted:

Whatever the question, SNES is the answer. Super Mario World/Allstars, Super Metroid, Super Castlevania, Super Bomberman....there's even some great games that don't start with "Super" like Turtles In Time. I vote NES second place, N64 was fun while it lasted but the analog stick was disappointing. Mine always seemed to get loose really quickly.

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unrandomsam

unrandomsam

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I would never take the NES. (Could have been much better if more stuff used the same mapper chip as Castlevania III).

I was around during the NES period the home consoles were what people had but the Arcades were what people wanted.

Best 8 bit is the PC Engine by miles. (Has better version of most of the NES games I would otherwise have been interested in).

16 bit - All of them are great. If computers are included then it would have to be the X68000 though. It has the best arcade perfect versions of everything on it.

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WaveBoy

WaveBoy

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unrandomsam wrote:

I would never take the NES. (Could have been much better if more stuff used the same mapper chip as Castlevania III).

I was around during the NES period the home consoles were what people had but the Arcades were what people wanted.

Best 8 bit is the PC Engine by miles. (Has better version of most of the NES games I would otherwise have been interested in).

16 bit - All of them are great. If computers are included then it would have to be the X68000 though. It has the best arcade perfect versions of everything on it.

I found absolutely nothing wrong with NES games....They may of had the odd flickering here and there, but whocares? mapper chip? what? It wasn't the N64 era that was crippled by 'below' 30fps/frame rates and unappealing barren blocky 'n blurred visuals that had as much personality as a wet piece of toast.

The NES gave birth to so many amazing franchises, I'll never understand how it could be at the bottom of anybodies list unless it was before their time.

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WildMan

WildMan

19. Posted:

N64. Had some of the best games of all time. SNES is a close second.

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ogo79

ogo79

20. Posted:

it sure in green hell isnt the n64.

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