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Arcade discoveries

Discussion in 'General' started by calganagain, Apr 20, 2002.

  1. calganagain

    calganagain Ban Hammered

    I would like to hear of enjoyable/ the best games that you found through arcade emulation of any type. I do hope they won't all be cps2 or snk games.
  2. archiver

    archiver New Member

    For me it's been mostly about discovering the Japanese-only releases, which can make for some pretty interesting games.

    I had never played (much less seen) Power Drift in the arcades. I think it is mentioned as having some priority problems in Final Burn, but damn if it isn't fun to play.

    Also, Strider 2 0wnz. [​IMG]
  3. segasonic

    segasonic New Member

    For me it is nice to be able to play BombJack in all it's arcade-perfect glory [​IMG]

    The home versions just weren't the same. What a game!

    Others of note:

    Mr Do!



    Juno First

    Space Chaser



    Space Harrier

    Out Run

    After Burner II

    King of Boxer

    Road Blasters

    Star Wars

    Buck Rogers - Planet of Zoom

    Dragon Ninja

    Ghouls n' Ghosts

    Soccer Brawl

    League Bowling

    I could go on and on!
  4. ExCyber

    ExCyber Staff Member

    Atomic Runner Chelnov

    Majestic Twelve - The Space Invaders Part 4 (aka Super Space Invaders '91)
  5. SkankinMonkey

    SkankinMonkey Member

    I love all of the aerofighters for the neo geo, I played them at a local game shop for years, with spinmasters [​IMG]
  6. antime

    antime Extra Hard Mid Boss

    The Raizing/Cave/Atlus shooters, especially Dangun Feveron. It's mad, in a good way.
  7. SkankinMonkey

    SkankinMonkey Member

    Oh yea, I remember the first time I played esp ra de on MAME [​IMG]
  8. Myname

    Myname Member

    My favorite ones that I'd never seen before have to be all the demented Japanese ones.. There's a paper/scissors/stone one on there where your opponents pull some hilarious faces and make some truly frightening noises. Can't remember what it's called now..

    Also enjoyed playing Space Harrier for the first time since my Atari STE fell down the stairs.
  9. Xavier

    Xavier Mid Boss

    I like punanie .... I mean konami , like x-men , simpsons , sunset riders , teenage mutant ninja turtles . I havent played them on my computer really but i think there pretty swell .

    Oh yeah and sega makes all the best arcade games like shadow dancer , shinobi , goldenaxe star wars ect ect .

    could go on for hours naming sega games

    You said no snk or cacom so
  10. Gear

    Gear New Member

    Don't forget Mortal Kombat and Mortal Kombat II.
  11. Torx

    Torx New Member

    the mortal kombat series, and killer instinct 1 and 2

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