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Bassman_Q

1. Posted:

Here's my favorites:

NES: (I dint own one, but have some VC versions)
1. Mega Man 2
2. Super Mario Bros. 3 (I own the 16 bit version)
3. Startropics (really underrated!)

SNES:
1. Super Mario RPG
2. Donkey Kong Country 2
3. Super Metroid

N64:
1. Zelda Ocarina of Time
2. Jet Force Gemini (My first 3rd/1st person shooter!)
3. Banjo Tooie (Super Mario 64 would be my 4th)

NGC:
1. Zelda Wind Waker
2. Metroid Prime
3. Pikmin 2

Wii:
1. Zelda Twilight Princess
2. Super Smash Bros. Brawl
3. Super Mario Galaxy

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irken004

2. Posted:

NES
1. Super Mario Bros.
2. Megaman 2
3. Super Mario Bros. 3

SNES
Don't have any :(

N64
1. Super Mario 64
2. Mario Kart 64
3. Super Smash Bros.

NGC
Don't have any :(

Wii
1. Super Mario Galaxy
2. Mario Kart Wii
3. Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

EDIT: forgot about handhelds :P
GBA:
1. Sonic Advance
2. Pokemon Sapphire
3. ...didn't have any others

DS Lite/ DSi
1. Sonic Rush
2. Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of Time
3. New Super Mario Bros.

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Adam

3. Posted:

NES: 1) Link's Adventure 2) Legend of Zelda 3) Marble Madness
SNES: 1) Earthbound 2) Super Mario Kart 3) Tetris Attack
N64: 1) Goldeneye 2) Smash Brothers 3) Extreme G
GCN: 1) Smash Brothers 2) Four Swords Adventure 3) Ikaruga
Wii: 1) Smash Brothers 2) Bit Trip Beat 3) Swords and Soldiers

GB/GBC: 1) Metroid II 2) Mario Land 2: Golden Coins 3) Link's Awakening
GBA: 1) Mother 3 2) Mario Kart Super Circuit 3) Tactics Ogre
DS: 1) Contact 2) Metroid Prime Hunters 3) Yoshi's Touch N Go

Virtual Boy: 1) Wario Land 2) Mario Clash 3) Jack Brothers

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KnucklesSonic8

4. Posted:

Yes! More than one person didn't list SM64 in their Top 3 favourites. :)
Also, Adam, shouldn't WiiWare be separate or not included at all?

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Buster13

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NES: 1) Punch-Out!! 2) MegaMan 3 3) Kirby's Adventure
SNES: 1) Donkey Kong Country 2) MegaMan X 3) Super SF2 The New Challengers
N64: 1) StarFox 64 2) The Legend of Zelda Majora's Mask 3) Space Station: Silicon Valley
GCN: 1) The Legend of Zelda Wind Waker 2) Super Smash Bros. Melee 3) F-Zero GX
Wii:1) Super Mario Galaxy 2) Super Smash Bros. Brawl 3) The Legend of Zelda Twilight Princess

GB/GBC: 1) Pokémon Silver 2) Kirby Tilt 'n' Tumble 3) Super Mario Bros DX
GBA: 1) Mario Kart Super Circuit 2) Pokémon LeafGreen 3) Sonic Battle
DS: 1) Kirby Canvas Curse 2) The World Ends With You 3) Pheonix Wright Ace Attorney Trials and Tribulations

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sirgrim

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NES: 1) Zelda 2) Punch-Out 3) Duck Tales
SNES: 1) Smash TV 2) Mario Kart 3) Pilot Wings
N64: 1) Ogre Battle 2) Ocarina Of Time 3) Pilot Wings
GCN: 1) Midway Arcade Treasures (SmashTV arcade FTW) 2) Zelda GC 3) Mario Sunshine
Wii: 1) Endless Ocean 2) Baroque 3) Punch-Out

GBA: 1) Golden Sun 2) Golden Sun 2
DS: 1)Broken sword 2) Nanostray 3) Mystery Dungeon

I have no GB titles in mind.

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Corbs

7. Posted:

Here's my favorites:

NES:
1. Super Mario Bros. 3
2. Legend of Zelda
3. Simon's Quest

SNES:
1. Chrono Trigger
2. Terranigma
3. Super Mario World

N64:
1. Banjo Kazooie
2. Super Mario 64
3. Zelda: Ocarina of Time

NGC:
1. Ikaruga
2. Luigi's Mansion
3. Pikmin 2

Wii:
1. Super Mario Galaxy
2. Klonoa
3. Kororinpa

GB:
1. Super Mario Land. 2: 6 Golden Coins
2. Dragon Warrior Monsters
3. Adventure Island 2: Aliens in Paradise

GBC:
1. Dragon Warrior III
2. Kirby Tilt 'n Tumble
3. Shantae

GBA:
1. Densetsu no Stafi 3
2. Golden Sun
3. Wario Land 4

VB:
1. Wario Land
2. Mario Tennis
3. Vertical Force

Edited on by Corbs

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Kid_A

8. Posted:

NES
-Punch-Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream
-Super Mario Bros.
-The Legend of Zelda

SNES
-Super Mario World
-Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
-Super Metroid

N64
-Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
-Goldeneye: 007
-Banjo-Tooie (Such an under-rated game)

Gamecube
-Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker
-Super Mario Sunshine
-Agressive Inline (whoa! How's that for a curveball?)

Wii
-Metroid Prime 3: Corruption
-Super Mario Galaxy
-Punch-Out!!

It's funny, of all the consoles, the Wii was the hardest to pick. It actually might be Nintendo's best console.

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Kid_A

9. Posted:

Whoa! Forgot about handhelds. I never owned a GB or GBC, so here we gooo

GBA
-Wario Land 4
-Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap
-Metroid Prime: Fusion

NDS
-Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass
-GTA: Chinatown Wars
-Mario Kart DS

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JaredJ

10. Posted:

NES:
The Legend of Zelda
Super Mario Bros. 3
Castlevania 3

SNES:
Super Metroid
Super Mario World
Super Castlevania 4

N64:
Mortal Kombat Trilogy
Beetle Adventure Racing
Paper Mario

Gamecube:
Resident Evil 4
Sonic Mega Collection
Mario Kart Double Dash

Wii:
Mario Kart Wii
House of the Dead Overkill
Toki Tori

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ND799

11. Posted:

NES:
Super Mario Bros
Super Mario Bros. 3

SNES:
Super Mario World
Donkey Kong Country
Madden '96/Super Mario Kart/Mortal Kombat II

N64:
Pokemon Stadium
Mortal Kombat Trilogy
Super Smash Bros.

Gamecube:
Super Smash Bros. Melee
Fire Emblem Path of Radiance
Mario Kart Double Dash

Wii:
Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Fire Emblem Radiant Dawn
Pokemon Battle Revolution

DS:
Pokemon Platinum
New Super Mario Bros.
Ultimate Mortal Kombat

SNES > DS > GC > Wii > N64 > NES in terms of original games imo

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DF2506

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NES
1. The Uninvited: A "point & click" game for the NES. I liked this game so much. Rented it, but could never find it to buy anywhere. It will be a MUST download when/if it ever hits the VC.
2. Deja Vu: I have this game for my NES right now. Its another "point & click" game for the NES. Fun game.
3. Super Mario Bros. 3: I still remember when I saw the movie, The Wizard, and this game was revealed. I couldn't wait to play it. Still a classic game!

SNES
1. Chrono Trigger: A very classic RPG. Great story, cool graphics, fun gameplay, and multiple endings. Really wish this would appear on the VC. I would buy it in a heart beat!
2. Final Fantasy 6: Possibly the best Final Fantasy game ever! A great game in any case. Classic!
3. Earthbound: Believe the hype. Earthbound is: wacky, crazy, fun, suprising, funny, and just one of my favorite SNES rpgs. In fact, this is the first RPG that I actually liked! Before Earthbound, I didn't like rpgs. Earthbound is just a classic and I wish they'd just put in on the VC already. I also wish they'd just do a sequel for the Wii or DS! sigh

N64
1. Legend of Zelda: Orcania of Time: One of the best Zelda games. I never got to play this all the way through till I played the VC verison. I never owned a 64. Just like this game a lot.
2. Super Mario 64: Really fun. I finally bought this for the VC awhile back and its just a classic Mario game. :)
3. Mario Kart 64: Great two-player, love the battle mode.

Gamecube
1. Animal Crossing: This is the game that started my Animal Crossing addiction. A friend told me about this, I read about it some, had some extra cash, and took a chance on it. Possibly the best decision I've ever made!
2. Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker: Great Zelda game. Love the cel-shaded graphics. Glad they have continued that on the DS.
3. Metroid Prime: This is the game that first sold me on the Gamecube. I was so blown away by the graphics on this game and loved the gameplay. I have to get the new Metroid Prime Trilogy Wii collection when it comes out. That'll be great.

Wii (so far)
1. Animal Crossing: City Folk: The best Animal Crossing game so far. Very addictive and the online play is the best Nintendo has so far imo. Can't stop playing this game.
2. Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess: IMO, the best Zelda game yet. Great graphics, fantastic gameplay, lots to do and explore. Hope the next Zelda game is even better!
3. Super Maro Galaxy: Wow. What a game. Can't wait to play Mario Galaxy 2.

DS (so far)
1. Animal Crossing: Wild World: Another Addictive Animal Crossing experiance.
2. Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass: I am still amazed by the graphics on this game. It looks a lot like the Gamecube Wind Waker game and plays just as well. Fun.
3. Final Fantasy 4: Very good remake of a classic game.

DF2506

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Twilight_Crow

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NES:
1) Ninja Gaiden
2) Little Samnson
3) Super Mario Bros 2(USA)

SNES:
1) Donkey Kong Country Trilogy
2) Chrono Trigger
3) Yoshi's Island / Super Mario RPG

N64:
1) Super Mario 64
2) Banjo-Kazooie
3) Star Fox 64

GC:
1) Mario Kart DD
2) SSmash Bros. Melee / Soul Calibur II
3) Super Mario Sunshine / Star Fox Adventures

Wii (so far):
1) Mario Strikers Charged
2) Super Paper Mario
3) Super Mario Galaxy

GB:
1) Mole Mania
2) Bubble Bobble
3) Pokemon Red/Blue

GBC:
1) Pokemon Pinball
2) Zelda: Oracle of Seasons
3) Hamtaro Ham-Hams Unite

GBA:
1) Super Mario Advance Series
2) Drill Dozer
3) Golden Sun series

DS:
1) Kirby's Canvas Course
2) M vs DK 2: March of the Minis.
3) Super Princess Peach / Zelda: Phantom Hourglass

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Spoony_Bard

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NES:
1) Legend of Zelda
2) Super Mario Bros. 3
3) Contra

SNES:
1) Super Castlevania
2) LoZ: Link to the Past
3) Final Fantasy 3 (or FF6)

Wii:
1) Mario Strikers Charged
2) Rock Band 2
3) Mario Kart

GB:
1) Lock N' Chase
2) Tetris
3) Kid Icarus

DS:
1) Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow
2) Elite Beat Agents
3) Dragon Quest IV

WiiWare:
1) Bomberman Blast
2) Defend Your Castle
3) FF4:AY
I haven't played enough games from the other systems to make a good list. Also, is anybody keeping track of favorites? Would be cool to have a graph of common favorites or something.

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Kaeobais

15. Posted:

NES
1: Bubble Bobble
2: River City Ransom
3: The Legend of Zelda

SNES
1: LoZ A Link to the Past
2: Zombies Ate My Neighbors
3: Super Mario World

N64
1: 007 Goldeneye
2: San Francisco Rush
3: Turok 2

GCN
1: LoZ Wind Waker
2: Need for Speed Most Wanted
3: Resident Evil 4

Wii
1: MadWorld
2: SSB Brawl
3: Sonic and the Black Knight (Suck on that)

WiiWare
1: Bubble Bobble Plus!
2: Bomberman Blast
3: Defend Your Castle
(these are all the wiiware games I own)

GBA
1: SMA3 Yoshi's Island
2: Pokemon Emerald
3: Pokemon Fire Red
(only gba titles I've played)

DS
1: Sonic Rush Adventure
2: New Super Mario Bros.
3: LoZ Phantom Hourglass

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SeniorDingDong

16. Posted:

Omg list threads !!!1

GB(C)
1) Legend of Zelda : Links Awakening
2) Pokemon Gold / Silver Edition
3) Tetris

NES
1) Super Mario Bros. 3
2) Kirby´s Adventure
3) Mega Man 3

SNES
1) Super Metroid
2) Street Fighter 2
3) Super Mario World

N64
1) Super Mario 64
2) Mario Kart 64
3) Legend of Zelda : MM

GBA
1) Metroid Fusion
2) Golden Sun
3) Doom

Cube
1) Metroid Prime
2) F-Zero GX
3) I have no idea...

DS
1) GTA: Chinatown Wars
2) Henry Hatsworth
3) Tetris DS
note: I could easily make a Top10 with true favorites here, man what a nice system...

Wii
1) Super Smash Bros Brawl
2) Metroid Prime 3
3) Super Mario Galaxy

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Pegasus

17. Posted:

NES
Super Mario Bros
Super Mario Bros 2
Kid Icarus

SNES
Super Metroid
Super Mario World
Star Fox

N64
Super Mario 64
LoZ: Majora's Mask
Paper Mario

GCN
Metroid Prime
Resident Evil (remake)
Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance

Wii
Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn
Resident Evil 4
Super Mario Galaxy

GBA
Fire Emblem
Advance Wars
Chu Chu Rocket

DS
Advance Wars: Days of Ruin
Rhythm Heaven
Kirby: Canvas Curse

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Adam

18. Posted:

KnucklesSonic8 wrote:

Also, Adam, shouldn't WiiWare be separate or not included at all?

I see no reason for that at all. I'd take those two games over most disc releases so far. Also, Brawl is the only game on disc I feel is worth owning at the moment (and I gave Wii Sports to my brother who somehow lost his :D).

But if I for some reason had to separate them, it would be:
WiiWare: 1) Bit Trip Beat 2) Swords and Soldiers 3) Mega Man 9
Wii: 1) Brawl 2) New Super Mario Bros. 3) Wii Sports Resort

Yes, I can see the future.

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mastersworddude

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NES: 1:The Legend of Zelda. 2: Punch Out!! 3: Super Mario Bros. 3
SNES: 1: Loz: A Link to the Past. 2: Kirby Super Star. 3: Super Mario World.
N64: 1: Zelda: Ocarina of Time 2: Zelda: Majora's Mask 3: Pokemon Stadium 2.
GCN: 1: Super Smash Bros. Melee 2: Pokemon: XD Gale of Darkness. 3: Zelda: Wind Waker
Wii: 1: Super Mario Galaxy 2: Mario Kart Wii 3: Super Smash Bros: Brawl.
GBA: 1: Pokemon Firered 2: Yoshi Topsy Turvy 3: Kirby: Knightmare in Dreamland
GBC: 1: Pokemon Crystal 2: Tetris 3: Powerpuff Girls (Lol)
DS: 1: Pokemon Platinum 2: Kirby Super Star Ultra 3: New Super Mario Bros.

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Danny_August

20. Posted:

NES
1.) SMB3 2.) Final Fantasy 3.) Faxanadu
SNES
1.) Final Fantasy 3 2.) SM Kart 3.)
N64
1.) SM64 2.) LOZ:Oot 3.) Quest64
GC
1.) Skies of Arcadia Legends 2.) Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life 3.) Animal Crossing
Wii
1.) AC: City Folk 2.) GH 3.) HOTD:Overkill
WiiWare
1.) FFCC:My life as a king 2.) World of Goo 3.) Dr Mario Online RX
GB
1.) FF Legend 2 2.) Super Mario Land 2 3.) Crystalis (GBC)
GBA
1.) FF Tactics Advance 2.) Golden Sun 1 3.) Tactics Ogre
DS
1.) SM64DS 2.) FF4 3.) Lego Batman (This one is too hard to call really)
DSiWare
1.)Dr Mario Express 2.) Artstyle: AQUITE 3.) N/A
Sega Master System
1.) Double Dragon 2.) Phantasy Star 3.) Section Z
Sega Genesis
1.) Phantasy Star 4 2.) Castlevania Bloodlines 3.) Altered Beast
Saturn
1.) Dragonforce 2.) Shining: The Holy Ark 3.) Nights into Dreams
Dreamcast
1.) Grandia 2 2.) Skies of Arcadia 3.) Shenmue
Sega Game Gear
N/A (I did not play it enough to have a favorite)
PS1
1.) FF7 2.) FF Tactics 3.) Legend of the Dragoon
PS2
1.) Midnight Club 3: Dub 2.) FF 12 3.) RE4
PS3
1.) Elder Scrolls 4 2.) MotorStorm 3.) Rockband
PSP
1.) Midnight Club 3: Dub 2.) SOCOM 3.) NFS:Pro Street
Xbox
1.) Elder Scrolls 3 2.) Fable 3.) Knights of the Old Republic 2
Xbox 360
1.) Elder Scrolls 3 2.) Fable 2 3.) Midnight Club 4: LA

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