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Re: Top Ten Sega Genesis Games

by marurun Sat May 11, 2019 4:02 pm

Oh, it is a great game, but the Genesis port is considered by some to be the weakest home port. That doesn’t mean it is bad, though.
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Re: Top Ten Sega Genesis Games

by Gunstar Green Sun May 12, 2019 7:06 pm

Virtua Racing was certainly not a great port but it was a "holy shit wow" game at the time. I can see it really leaving an impression on someone who had it when they were young. I remember being pretty jealous when one of my friends got a copy.
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Re: Top Ten Sega Genesis Games

by Ordinary Gamer Mon May 13, 2019 1:13 am

Sonic & Knuckles or Sonic 3 and Knuckles - None of the sequels gave me the magical feeling of the first one, but I think that's just because the original was so fresh and different when it came out and the sequels were just rehashing the same formula. Overall though, I think 3 and S&K are better games.

Streets of Rage 2, though I think the game's quality starts taking a down turn right around stage 6 with the cheap boxer boss and the horrible elevator section in the next stage. Streets of Rage 2 is a perfect beat 'em up for like five levels.

Earthworm Jim (Hey, he might be making a come back in the near future)

Earthworm Jim 2 - The Puppy mini game was hilarious (Don't worry animal lovers, I got good enough at that game that I could save all of them)

Castlevania Bloodlines - More interesting game than Super Castlevania IV

Shinobi 3 - The upcoming Picnic Panic DLC for The Messenger reminds me of the water jet ski level in this game

Contra Hard Corps (Japanese version) - I wasn't going to list this, but I saw someone else list the Japanese version so I'm gonna go with that one too. More fun than the NA release

TMNT Hyperstone Heist - You can't beat Turtles in Time on the SNES, but this is a nice sort of companion piece to it

The Adventures of Batman and Robin - With this, Contra and Gunstar Heroes, the Genesis had a nice selection of run n guns. It's not even a genre I'm that much into, so me putting this and Contra Hard Corps on my list is just a testament to how good they are. Gunstar is great too, but not a top 10 for me

Golden Axe - Though I think I prefer the arcade version

I think I'll even through in an honorable mention for Aladdin and Castle of Illusion. And I think Blades of Vengeance would be a top game for me if I ever got around to actually playing it. It looks great.
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Re: Top Ten Sega Genesis Games

by Kyuss015 Wed May 22, 2019 10:23 pm

I’ll bite .
It’s hard to just list ten but I’ll leave it in no particular order

Outrun
Sonic 3 and knuckles
Castlevania Bloodlines
Phantasy Star IV
Golden Axe
MUSHA
Lightening Force
Revenge of Shinobi
Streets of Rage 2
Gunstar Heroes


So many good games , but this is a mix of both nostalgic and solid titles that hold up today. Each of the games also has an awesome soundtrack :D . A lot of honorable mentions too
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