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_Wallace

@CanisWolfred: I have a hard time thinking of anything newer than 16-Bit as Retro.

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B18C5Tom

Pikminsi wrote:

I bought F-Zero GX and Viewtiful Joe for the Gamecube.

F-Zero GX is amazing IMO! I still have my old game save files with all my created vehicles, and all tracks unlocked, etc.

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KidRad

Emaan wrote:

_Wallace wrote:

@CanisWolfred: I have a hard time thinking of anything newer than 16-Bit as Retro.

You don't even consider the Nintendo 64 retro?

I don't.
Anything zipping into the 3D polygon realm of video gaming to me just doesn't seem Retro.
Especially the GCN. When a lot of people think retro, they automatically think 'sprites' or those
that were born a lot earlier in the game. But i guess for many it's just a matter of what you grew up with.

85'-94 = Golden Age of gaming.

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B18C5Tom wrote:

Pikminsi wrote:

I bought F-Zero GX and Viewtiful Joe for the Gamecube.

F-Zero GX is amazing IMO! I still have my old game save files with all my created vehicles, and all tracks unlocked, etc.

Oh man, GX is personally one of my least favorite videogames of all time.
It just felt completely lifeless and dismal compared to the previous F-Zero games and it was quite obvious
NIntendo wasn't behind this outing. Even the King of koopa's 'Shingeru Miyamoto' himself admitted that he didn't like it.

I dig the SNES orginal and F-Zero X, but GX just leaves a bitter taste in my mouth. When it comes to Nintendo sequals,
i can't stand the following > F-Zero GX, Wario Land 3 and LOZ: Wind Waker.

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Tasuki

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But i guess for many it's just a matter of what you grew up with.

Thats pretty much it when it comes to retro. It all depends on how old you are compared to the thing you are describing as retro. Heck I am sure that my mom and dad's generation consider big band music retro where as I would consider 50s rock retro.

But I agree with you Wavester I find it hard to consider N64 retro and now with the Wii U out find it even harder to consider Gamecube retro lol.

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_Wallace

@Waveboy: and @Tasuki: I agree; the systems a person grew up playing determines what they consider as Retro. I received an Atari 2600 on my 10th ('81) birthday and an NES in '87. However, this is just my opinion which is no more valid than anyone else's.

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KingDunsparce

WaveBoy wrote:

B18C5Tom wrote:

Pikminsi wrote:

I bought F-Zero GX and Viewtiful Joe for the Gamecube.

F-Zero GX is amazing IMO! I still have my old game save files with all my created vehicles, and all tracks unlocked, etc.

Oh man, GX is personally one of my least favorite videogames of all time.
It just felt completely lifeless and dismal compared to the previous F-Zero games and it was quite obvious
NIntendo wasn't behind this outing. Even the King of koopa's 'Shingeru Miyamoto' himself admitted that he didn't like it.

I dig the SNES orginal and F-Zero X, but GX just leaves a bitter taste in my mouth. When it comes to Nintendo sequals,
i can't stand the following > F-Zero GX, Wario Land 3 and LOZ: Wind Waker.

Hmm, well I hope I enjoy it more than you did, especially since I loved Wind Waker

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CanisWolfred

You probably will. I have no idea how anyone can call F-Zero GX "Lifeless and dismal." Sure, it's freakin' hard as hell, and the music sucks, but it still has plenty of personality, charm, and overall fun-factor.

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CanisWolfred wrote:

You probably will. I have no idea how anyone can call F-Zero GX "Lifeless and dismal." Sure, it's freakin' hard as hell, and the music sucks, but it still has plenty of personality, charm, and overall fun-factor.

Yay! Anyways, I'm also going to buy Metroid Prime since I want to catch up on a lot of high-praised GC games.

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