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What is it with all the "OLD" games??

12-07-2012, 12:22 PM
#11
Joined: May 2009
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Those old games are better than a lot(most?) of the newer games out for the iOS platform.
12-07-2012, 12:25 PM
#12
Joined: Aug 2012
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Originally Posted by S.I.D. CrAzY View Post
Those old games are better than a lot(most?) of the newer games out for the iOS platform.
Not true, at all. Just look at the graphics...makes me wanna ****

12-07-2012, 12:27 PM
#13
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Originally Posted by defred34 View Post
Not true, at all. Just look at the graphics...makes me wanna ****
Oh wait. You're one of those people. Nevermind then.
12-07-2012, 01:00 PM
#14
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
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Originally Posted by defred34 View Post
Recently, I've realized there are just too many old games being rebooted on iOS, and I think that this is unhealthy for the growth of the platform. Seriously, if you played a game 10, 20 or 30 years ago, what purpose is there to play it again? Why not try playing new games set and made for the modern world?

There's been Jet Set Radio/Crazy Taxi by Sega, whole list of Final Fantasy by Square Enix, GTA games by Rockstar, Raiden Legacy, Carmageddon....and really so many more that I don't bother to care about.

When will this madness end?
What a ridiculous thing to say. Graphics may age but gameplay doesn't. There's 10000s of games out there. There's games I don't like, I don't buy them. I don't get annoyed by them on the App Store

Do you not watch any old films then as they look dated? No films from your youth? I bet you'll be happy in 10 years time when you can play an Xbox favourite on your new 'iPhone 12'. Imagine some kid laughing at you for playing that old game, be annoying wouldn't it

Graphics don't make a game. It's all about gameplay and its a shame you have such a narrow minded approach as you're missing out on some great games
12-07-2012, 01:01 PM
#15
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^^I was going to say something but he stole my thunder.
12-07-2012, 01:41 PM
#16
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If the games don't appeal to you, don't buy them, simple as that. It's not like there haven't been original titles released and this is all you get. Some of these are classics and it's great to be able to play them on the go, laying in bed or just sitting on the couch.

It's your prerogative as to whether or not you want them, but frankly, I admire the fact that I can play some older games that I grew up on and even some that I never got a chance to play.

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12-07-2012, 02:27 PM
#17
Joined: Aug 2012
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Oh you're one of those... Just go play angry birds.


Return to "old-school" was all about gameplay. I doubt you played any of the fps classics did you? They have more humor, more entertaining gameplay, longer gameplay, they are harder to beat - provide a bigger challenge etc.
Go ahead download one and beat it (on hard mode at least).
12-07-2012, 02:29 PM
#18
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Originally Posted by defred34 View Post
Not true, at all. Just look at the graphics...makes me wanna ****
I'm truly losing hope in humanity right now...
12-07-2012, 05:28 PM
#19
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Slow down right there, young fellow. I love to play old titles, even those I havent played back then like "King Of Dragon Pass". Such a great game and worth every penny.

That being said, I'd purchase "Master Of Orion" or the full "Civilization 2" or even "Colonization" in an instant.

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Last edited by tblrsa; 12-07-2012 at 05:31 PM.
12-07-2012, 06:17 PM
#20
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Originally Posted by tblrsa View Post
Slow down right there, young fellow. I love to play old titles, even those I havent played back then like "King Of Dragon Pass". Such a great game and worth every penny.

That being said, I'd purchase "Master Of Orion" or the full "Civilization 2" or even "Colonization" in an instant.
Please tell me you didn't just give Colonization a "backhanded" compliment. Jk, but in all honesty, I spent waaay more time with it (the Win32 version) then Civ2...probably because it borrowed many elements from one of the favorite games from my childhood, The Seven Cities of Gold for the Commodore 64.