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Kickin' it old school

Discussion in 'The Arcade' started by Cptn1NSAN0, Jun 7, 2014.

  1. Cptn1NSAN0 shows no mercy

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    I'm at the point where my PS4 is collecting dust, and I don't really wanna buy EA Sports UFC since I can't even beat the demo which is locked on easy mode. This, combined with the nostalgia I felt after playing GTA 3 on my girlfriend's PS2 for hours after she fell asleep, has put me in a super old school mood as far as gaming.

    So I decided to fire up my original Xbox a couple of days ago and play through some old titles, as well as take inventory of what has gone missing from my collection over the years. Right away I got a new character started in Star Wars: KOTOR (hence the av), which has all but consumed my free time, effectively squashing any semblance of a social life, as well as reminding me why and how I got such shitty grades in middle school. Also here's this:
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    I'm keeping my eyes on Ebay for copies of Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory, Jade Empire, Halo 2 and Star Wars: KOTOR 2.

    Have any of you jabronis decided to throw it back recently in similar fashion, or have any old school titles you recommend playing?
     
  2. BobSappIsMyDad Handsome Boy Graduate

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    I fire up Tony hawk's pro skater every now and then.
     
  3. dAfTiE Brown Belt

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    I just reinstalled anachronox again.
    Great game even if it looks like total shit now.
     
  4. fightingrabbit Banned Banned

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    Not Xbox, but Fallout 2. I was playing it and it was pretty awesome. But i was shitting away a lot of time on it. Now if i went back to it i wouldn't remember where i left off or how to play. But if i had time to shit i would play it again.

    Time shitting.
     
  5. TheFirstEMP Overdone and dry! Platinum Member

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    Wouldn't mind a day trying to beat Silent Hill 1-3 on my PS3. That'd be fun.
     
  6. countswagula Gold Belt

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    The one Xbox game I was super jealous of when I had a PS2 was Jade Empire. I played the PC version years later, but never finished it. Now tempted to give it another go.
     
  7. LEGS MAHONEY genetically modified man shark

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    If you havent already check out the first three jak and daxter game. One of my favs personally
     
  8. Crimson Fury Elijah Modnar

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  9. Dinkin_Flicka So easy it's hard

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    Got one of the Bluetooth game controller s for my phone to run emulators and have been rocking Secret of Mana. The Galaxy Note 3 has a huge screen and with the gamepad it feels like I'm playing on a handheld instead of a phone.
     
  10. Damianj Brown Belt

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    No shame in playing the original Xbox. That was a damn good system that really took home gaming to the next level that PS2 couldn't go. Lots of awesome games on that console.

    But when I "kick it old school", I break out the NES for some Contra or SNES for some Mario World. I'd just bought my first house when the original Xbox came out.
     
  11. Gunners Poutine Master

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    bought Breath of Fire 2, Super Metroid on wii-=u virtual console...both games are amazing.!
     
  12. Blayt7hh Steel Belt

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    I don't replay games a lot, but every once in a while I get the itch to replay something from a long time back or something I never tried. Earlier today I saw that Suikoden 2 is probably going to be released on the PSN. That is a game I will replay even though I played it on an emulator like 5 years ago. Hopefully it comes to Vita, that would be really convenient
     
  13. GearSolidMetal I'm here to chew bubblegum and bang your mom. Platinum Member

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    I play 8-bit and 16-bit games on my Note 2 smartphone, with a bluetooth gaming controller.

    I'd love to play PS1/N64 games on it.
     
  14. dAfTiE Brown Belt

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    For some reason I was sure I had seen suikoden on the ps vita store, but I guess I was mistaken. But yeah, most if not all the ps one classic releases work on the vita/psp.
     
  15. IFightInVegas The Bourbonator Platinum Member

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    I play NES/SNES games on a laptop with emulators.. I still love Castlevania, and Kung-Fu
     
  16. Satsui Ryu Black Belt

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    Suikoden 1 is on there. I think Suikoden 2 coming to PSN was just a rumor as I heard about it a long time ago with nothing happening. The rumor started I believe when apparently the ESRB was reviewing the game.

    I recently bought an Ouya for emulation and I am loving it. Just finished Donkey Kong Country and speaking of Suikoden 2 I am currently playing it right now. When I am done with my main games I will switch over to MAME to play anyone of the CPS1/2 or SNK fighting games and play those for a little bit. There is absolutely no reason for me to buy a next gen system for a very long time for me.
     
  17. Crimson Fury Elijah Modnar

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    Too bad Zbattle/Z-Net isn't around anymore. I could play some TMNT Tournament Fighters.
     

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