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1. Posted: Fri 29th May 2009 15:32 BST
I have 900 points left and I would like to spend it on another Genesis or Mega Drive VC game. Here are the games I have now.Sonic 1Sonic 2Sonic 3Sonic SpinballSonic 3D BlastMean Bean MachineBeyond OasisLandstalkerRistarVectormanColumnsGunstar HeroesEarthworm Jim
So I'm not sure what Genesis or Mega Drive game I want next.
2. Posted: Fri 29th May 2009 15:52 BST
I'd have to say go for Streets of Rage 2, as long as you like old school brawlers.
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3. Posted: Fri 29th May 2009 16:03 BST
I initially misread the post. i thought it was a list of games you were thinking of buying at first. Not sure what to recommend, i will say if you have a 360/PS3, remember the Ultimate collection Sega released awhile ago. If you ever consider buying it, just avoid buying games on the VC that are included in the collection (Around 40 MD/Genesis games and 9 Arcade ones)
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4. Posted: Fri 29th May 2009 16:16 BST
Firstly, how do you like Ristar? Is it worth it?
Secondly, I think it really depends on what kind of games you like. Other than that I would recommend Mega Turrican, Gley Lanser, Dynamite Heady and Shinobi III. Yeah, sort of a mixed genre bag there but you can tell I have an affinity for platforming elements in my games.
5. Posted: Fri 29th May 2009 16:35 BST
Buy Shinobi III. It's wonderful. And if you like RPGs, Phantasy Star IV is an excellent choice as well (avoid PS II & III at all costs, however).
Rolling Thunder 2 is also a great game, if you're willing to take the chance on it. It provides neat little twists to the run-and-gun genre.
@Maniac. Ristar is worth every penny!
Edited on Fri 29th May, 2009 @ 16:36 by Ricardo91
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6. Posted: Fri 29th May 2009 16:37 BST
@Maniac: I like Ristar really well. It's a great platformer. It even got a 9/10 here on Nintendolife.
7. Posted: Fri 29th May 2009 16:40 BST
@Ricardo91: I do like RPGs. Are you sure it's OK to skip 2 and 3?
8. Posted: Fri 29th May 2009 16:53 BST
My favorites for Genesis are Streets of Rage 2(1 & 3 are also good though) and Shinobi III, but I would definately go with the Genesis Collection for PS2, PS3, or 360 if you have one of those systems. You would get a lot more games for your buck.
Edited on Fri 29th May, 2009 @ 16:53 by koopa85
9. Posted: Fri 29th May 2009 17:29 BST
Streets of Rage II is pretty decent (I have Bareknuckle II on the Japanese system, same game different language); the arcade ports of Crack Down and Bonanza Bros. are also excellent.
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10. Posted: Fri 29th May 2009 17:34 BST
@Sean Aaron: Doesn't Bareknuckle II have a different boss character in it? A flamboyantly gay one I think.
11. Posted: Fri 29th May 2009 23:42 BST
Street of Rage 2 definately!!!
12. Posted: Sat 30th May 2009 02:14 BST
I was almost considering Street Fighter II Special Champion Edition. But since I already have the Turbo version for the SNES on VC, it would be a waste of $8.
13. Posted: Sat 30th May 2009 02:39 BST
Oh yes, definitely. The stories between the games aren't related in any way whatsoever. PS II has a ridiculously high difficulty level. It requires hours of grinding in order to progress, items are too expensive, and I usually can't last more than 10 seconds in the first dungeon. It also has barely-better-than master-system-quality graphics. On the other end, PS III is so mind-numbingly boring, you'll fall asleep while playing it. PS IV has the same combat system as II, but it's much more polished and faster-paced, the story moves along better, and the graphics are LEAGUES better.
Though if you have a PS3 or Xbox 360, you can try them all out on the Sonic Ultimate Genesis Collection. You'll save a lot of money with that.
14. Posted: Sat 30th May 2009 02:54 BST
Looks like Phantasy Star IV will be my next download tomorrow. As it will be another RPG for me to try.
15. Posted: Sat 30th May 2009 10:02 BST
That's Bare Knuckle 3. The only difference between Bare Knuckle 2 and Streets of Rage 2 is MR X is smoking a cigar at the end in Bare Knuckle. Bare Knuckle 3, though, is much better than Streets of Rage 3 - I imported the Japanese Sonic Gems Collection so have them all on there, which is good as I don't think I could play Streets of Rage 3 any more (there's a lot more changes than the removal of the flambloyantly gay character in it).
16. Posted: Mon 1st Jun 2009 14:59 BST
koopa85 wrote:@Sean Aaron: Doesn't Bareknuckle II have a different boss character in it? A flamboyantly gay one I think.That's Bare Knuckle 3. The only difference between Bare Knuckle 2 and Streets of Rage 2 is MR X is smoking a cigar at the end in Bare Knuckle. Bare Knuckle 3, though, is much better than Streets of Rage 3 - I imported the Japanese Sonic Gems Collection so have them all on there, which is good as I don't think I could play Streets of Rage 3 any more (there's a lot more changes than the removal of the flambloyantly gay character in it).
Interesting, I had no clue. Mainly I just wanted a beat 'em up and I didn't want to play a version of Final Fight with only two character choices (hopefully we'll get the real deal on the VCA someday) so this seemed like a good choice based upon reviews. Graphically not as nice as Final Fight, but I got what I wanted.
17. Posted: Tue 2nd Jun 2009 16:07 BST
streets of rage 2
18. Posted: Tue 2nd Jun 2009 17:07 BST
Earthworm Jim 2
Edited on Tue 2nd June, 2009 @ 17:07 by Aquateen510
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19. Posted: Tue 2nd Jun 2009 18:05 BST
I downloaded Street Fighter II Special Champion Edition @Aquateen510: Earthworm Jim 2 isn't on the VC yet
20. Posted: Tue 2nd Jun 2009 18:48 BST
@JTCPingas. You get PSIV yet?