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Your Top 20 grails?

Post by Phexe » November 27th, 2012, 11:15 am

Hey all

I did a search for top 10 and top 20 games but couldn't find a thread. I was wondering what peoples top 20 arcade games were? Not the most expensive or rare, but your Personal top 20?

Mine are; (In alphabetical order, no ranking)

- Capcom Vs SNK 2
- Dodonpachi
- Double Dragon
- Final Fight
- Garou Mark of the Wolves
- Ghouls N' Ghosts
- Golden Axe
- Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja
- King of Fighters '97
- Mortal Kombat II
- Psycho-NICS Oscar
- Rastan
- Snow Bros.
- Splatterhouse
- Street Fighter Alpha 2
- Street Fighter III Third Strike
- Sunset Riders
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
- Toki
- Wonderboy in Monsterland

Not the most expensive or rare games, but games I can play again and again and still love. I'm really interested to see what you guys and girls pick.

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Re: Your Top 20 Arcade games?

Post by skykappah » November 27th, 2012, 11:27 am

It's the usuals because There really wasn't much choice as every arcade aped each other...

SEGA RALLYS
RIDGE RACERS
STREET FIGHTER 3 THIRD STRIKE
ALL THE VS CAPCOMS
KING OF FIGHTERS SERIES
GUNBLADE
OPERATION WOLF
TEKKENS
TMNT
GAUNTLET
VIRTUA TENNIS'S
CRAZY TAXI
PARA PARA PARADISE :oops:
THE SIMPSONS
WINDJAMMERS
MARIO KART ARCADE GP
VIRTUA COPS
X-MEN
HOUSE OF THE DEADS.
ANYTHING IN AN SNK CAB WITH MULTI SLOTS.

Sorry for no Cave love.. Ooop Norf we diddunt av no Cave games.

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Re: Your Top 20 Arcade games?

Post by cthulhu » November 27th, 2012, 12:10 pm

My most favorite Arcade games in no particular order are:

Guwange.
Splatterhouse.
Waku Waku 7.
Vampire Savior 2.
Daemon Bride.
Armed Police Batrider.
The Gladiator.
Metal Slug 3.
The House of the Dead 2.
Ibara.
Hokuyo No Ken.
The Last Blade.
Twinkle Star Sprites.
Asura Blade.
Street Fighter Zero 2.
Alien vs. Predator.
Espgaluda.
Dragoon Might.
Shadow Force.
Samurai Shodown III.
My Arcade games

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Re: Your Top 20 Arcade games?

Post by emphatic » November 27th, 2012, 1:03 pm

No particular order:

Ketsui
Argus No Senshi
Black Tiger
Flying Shark
ESPGALUDA
Twin Cobra
Twin Hawk
Ninja-Kid II
Hacha Mecha Fighter
Battle Garegga
Solomon's Key
Out Zone
Armed Police - Batrider
Silk Worm
Rolling Thunder
Three Wonders
Darwin 4078
Heavy Barrel
Bubble Bobble
Do-Donpachi Dai-Ou-Jou Black Label

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Re: Your Top 20 Arcade games?

Post by limpan » November 27th, 2012, 1:11 pm

No particular order here as well:

Progear no Arashi
Muchi Muchi Pork
Uo Poko
DoDonPachi SaiDaiOuJou
Espgaluda
ESP Ra.De
Daimakaimura
Willow
Ibara Kuro: Black Label
Mushihimesama Futari Black Label
Armed Police Batrider
Battle Bakraid
Ketsui
DoDonPachi Dai Ou Jou Black Label
Demon Front
Dimahoo
Puzzle Bobble
Super Puzzle Fighter
Raiden
Pink Sweets

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Re: Your Top 20 Arcade games?

Post by thomj » November 27th, 2012, 1:23 pm

/me waits for kern to tell us how many good arcade games there are

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Re: Your Top 20 Arcade games?

Post by RoZioN » November 27th, 2012, 1:31 pm

here is a few of my favourites, I'm really into bemani but appreciate shooters/fighters/drivers aswell

Mushihimesama Futari 1.5 (probably prefer black label but only played the 360 port)
Guilty Gear Accent Core
Mr Driller Great
Tokimeki Memorial Taisen Pazuru Dama
ESPrade
Espgaluda II
HOTD2
Beatmania IIDX later mixes
Pop n Music 8
Taiko no Tatsujin
DDR extreme
ITG2
Initial D ver 3
Sega Rally 2
Progear
Marvel vs Capcom 2
CvS2
Puzzle Bobble 4 (actually prefer the DCport though)
Sunset riders
TMNT

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Re: Your Top 20 Arcade games?

Post by turntablism » November 27th, 2012, 1:47 pm

neo turf masters
twinkle star sprites
fantasy zone
shienryu
radiant silvergun
cyvern
donpachi
muchi muchi pork
rygar
toki
wonderboy in monsterland
space bomber
galaga 88
metal slug
virtua tennis 2
boogie wings
demolish fist
dolphin blue
game tengoku / game paradise
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Re: Your Top 20 Arcade games?

Post by jepjepjep » November 27th, 2012, 3:36 pm

Alien vs. Predator
Armed Police Batrider
Batsugun
Battle Garegga
Cadillacs and Dinosaurs
Cannon Dancer
Dodonpachi
Fantasy Zone
Final Fight
Fire Shark
Ghouls'n Ghosts
Ketsui
Metal Slug
Outzone
Rapid Hero
Shinobi
Soukyugurentai
Street Fighter II' HF
Strider
Truxton

... I know I'm forgetting something :eh:

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Re: Your Top 20 Arcade games?

Post by kernow » November 27th, 2012, 3:59 pm

thomj wrote:/me waits for kern to tell us how many good arcade games there are
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Re: Your Top 20 Arcade games?

Post by majors » November 27th, 2012, 6:00 pm

CvS2 (seems I'm not alone!)
Super Turbo
Alpha 2 & 3
all the Vampires
Tron
Super Cobra (showing my age)
Mr. Do
Magical Drop 3
Sam Sho 2 & 5sp
KoF 96, XIII
Raiden Fighter series + Viper
Sexy Parodius
Mushihime-sama Futari
Final Fight
Ikaruga
Nam-1975
Virtua Tennis series

Guess that is more than 20...
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Re: Your Top 20 Arcade games?

Post by opt2not » November 27th, 2012, 8:22 pm

Based on my mood:

Robotron
Raiden DX
Gyruss
Burgertime
1942
Pacman
Metal Slug X
SSFII:Turbo
SF3: Third Strike
Cyberball
Puzzle Bobble 2
Gradius
Donpachi
Progear
Hat Trick
Twinkle Star Sprites
Galaga
Flying Shark
D&D:SoM
Arkanoid II: RoD

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Re: Your Top 20 Arcade games?

Post by man9child » November 28th, 2012, 2:32 am

Ketsui
Garou: MotW
Metal Slug
Metal Slug 3
Sunset Riders
Strider 2
Bubble Bobble
Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo
Strider 2
Marvel vs Capcom
Samurai Shodown 2
Dodonpachi Daioujou
Battle Garegga
Ibara
Espgaluda
Strikers 1945 2
Radiant Silvergun
Ikaruga
R-Type
Ms. Pacman

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Re: Your Top 20 Arcade games?

Post by Chempop » November 28th, 2012, 3:08 am

I'm only listing games I have actually played in the arcade, or games I have bought and play on my cab. If I owned more of my favorite Cave and Raizing shooters they'd be on the list. Took me down memory lane coming up with this list :cry:

Tetris
Gauntlet
Kung-Fu Master
Golden Axe
Altered Beast
Outrun
Space Harrier
Steel Gunner
TMNT
Final Fight
Alien vs Predator
Street Fighter 2
Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo
Street Fighter Alpha 2
Virtua Fighter
Virtua Fighter 2
Mortal Kombat
Dimahoo
Gunbird 2
19XX The War Against Destiny

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Re: Your Top 20 Arcade games?

Post by SuperMenteur » November 29th, 2012, 11:29 am

Chosing only 20 games is pretty hard but I think my "top" list would be something like this (no order) :

Outrun 2 (SP/SDX)
Time Crisis 2
Metal Slug 3
Hokuto no Ken
Street Fighter 3 : Third Strike
Garou : Mark of the Wolves
Gradius 2/Vulcan Venture
Pop'n Music (played only 14+ versions so no preference)
Puyo Puyo 2
Ghoul's and Ghosts
R-Type 2
Undercover Cops
Dungeons and Dragons : Shadow over Mystara
Virtua Fighter 5 : Final Shodown (played only the 360 port tough)
Bubble Bobble
Valkyrie no Densetsu
Strider
Dodonpachi
Windjammers

and I don't have a last one at the moment because they are so many games that come in mind that I don't want to decide. :awe:

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Re: Your Top 20 Arcade games?

Post by tetsujin » November 30th, 2012, 1:53 pm

Rave Racer
Tekken 6
Sega Rally
Daytona USA
Time Crisis
Twin Cobra
Armed Police Batrider
Raiden Fighters
Kung Fu Master
Raiden DX
Twin Cobra
OutZone
Flying Shark
Ghouls N Ghosts
Out Run 2
Inital D 2
Ridge Racer 2
Tiger Heli
Suzuka 8 Hrs
Ace Driver
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Re: Your Top 20 Arcade games?

Post by Spectre » November 30th, 2012, 2:44 pm

In vague order of stuff that came to mind soonest and only stuff I have owned at one point or another;

Street Fighter Zero 2 Alpha
Super Street Fighter II X
Street Fighter II CE
Initial D
Final Fight
Strider
Power Stone
Virtua Tennis 2
Ghouls'n Ghosts
Marvel Super Heroes
Street Fighter EX Plus (guilty pleasure)
Strider 2
Robocop
Last Resort
Windjammers
League Bowling
Sengoku
Metal Slug
Neo Turf Masters
Fatal Fury Special

The sad thing is, I only currently own 3 of the games on this list, 10 if you count mvs stuff I've got on evil multicart :shh:

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Re: Your Top 20 Arcade games?

Post by LEGENOARYNINLIA » November 30th, 2012, 3:52 pm

Street Fighter EX Plus is awesome. EX2 is my favourite game in the series. :)

I can't make up my mind for a Top 20 list because I could easily list 20+ fighting games that can't be left out. :D

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Re: Your Top 20 Arcade games?

Post by CharlieF » November 30th, 2012, 5:24 pm

Tis hard...no ordering.

Rastan
PacLand
Bubble Bobble
Rainbow Islands
1942
Outrun
Wonder Boy
Blazing Star
Puzzle Bobble
Shinobi
R-Type
Up 'n' Down
Burnin' Rubber
Galaxian
Daytona USA
Commando
Raiden
New Zealand Story
Metal Slug
Pang!

Now, I wonder how much that little lot would cost...

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Re: Your Top 20 Arcade games?

Post by emphatic » November 30th, 2012, 5:27 pm

tetsujin wrote: Twin Cobra
Twin Cobra
Bonus points for listing this game twice! :awe:

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