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BougieBeetle

Have you tried Great Circus Mystery Starring Mickey and Minnie (AKA Magical Quest 2)? Really solid 2-player simultaneous co-op platformer that's designed to be easy enough for kids. I played it a lot with siblings and friends as a kid. If they like that you can get the fan translation of the J-only Magical Quest 3 starring Mickey and Donald. Incidentally, Magical Quest 1 is single player, sadly.

Of course classics like Donkey Kong Country and Super Mario World are in the conversation. They might be too young for aggressive action games like Contra 3 or King of Dragons but those are great for co-op too. Goof Troop and Secret of Mana are good as well but may be too complicated for them.

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gcunit

@BougieBeetle Magical Quest 2 is certainly new to me, and from a quick view on Youtube I'd agree, it does look like a very solid classic 90s platformer - I'll defo give that one a shot - thanks.

More suggestions welcome.

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Tasuki

@gcunit Joe and Mac would be a great one, I had alot of fun with that one when I was a kid with my brother.

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gracjanski

Here are a lot of recommendations for NES games for example:
https://gamefaqs.gamespot.com/games/rankings?platform=41&...
The best Top list in my view, also for other consoles.
I played about 30 NES games, they are very enjoyable even today and Crystalis ist the last one. I already started Genesis games and many are great. The next console will ne SNES/ Super Famicom.

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Vinny

What would you guys say the is best version of Turrican II overall:

  • Amiga
  • DOS
  • Commodore 64

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SCOTTNES

On the Switch Eshop they have the arcade versions of:
Donkey Kong
Mario Bros (Two Players)

It comes under Arcade Archive then the names of both games, if anyone wants to play the arcade roms.

I also recommend Kiki Kai Kai And Goemon, which are two Japanese Famicom Disk system games which have been localised into English. It’s again under the Arcade Archive name.

If you type in Neogeo there are plenty of games on the eshop for thoese retro titles too.

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kerr9000

Tasuki wrote:

@gcunit Joe and Mac would be a great one, I had alot of fun with that one when I was a kid with my brother.

Theres a good Legal Multi Cart from Retro Bit which is all 3 Joe and Mac games on one cart which you can get for around 20quid.

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I’m playing Romancing Saga 2 (switch eshop) right now. It took a few hours to wrap my head around, but now that I have I’m really enjoying it.

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Tasuki

@kerr9000 I suggest looking at the whole conversation next time.

First of that conversation was from a year ago. Second how exactly to you play a cartridge on a SNES Classic?

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kerr9000

Oh I caught the wrong end of the stick, I thought we were on about a proper SNES. I also thought adding to a conversation might be nice as it's how forums tend to keep going..

You can get SNES cart adaptors which have a usb connection so I'd imagine it's possible to use these with a SNES mini if someone's done a little programing for it.

Still I will leave it here seeing as my inputs not wanted.

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Zuljaras

I can highly recommend 2 retro games that nobody talks about:

1. NES - Faxanadu. This is one of the best hidden gems on the NES. It is very exploration heavy game. The graphics and the soundtrack are also amazing!

2. Mega Drive / Genesis - Bram Stoker's Dracula - This is one of my favorite games as a child! Very good graphics. It is not very well regarded EVEN if someone heard it but for me the game is not about the perfect gameplay but the perfect atmosphere.

Also the soundtrack is ONE OF THE BEST I have heard!

But I WANT you do not play the SNES version. The soundtrack there is TERRIBLE! The Sega version is 100% better!

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Slowdive

@Zuljaras Yeah, Faxanadu is a pretty great game, a Hudon Soft-developed spin-off of Falcom's Xanadu series no less. The Battle of Olympus is another recommended title in that vein.

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Vinny

What are some good 90's games (simulation or arcade) with licensed cars?

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