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This topic contains 42 replies, has 29 voices, and was last updated by  steve_skittles 11 years, 4 months ago.

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  • #4831

    megacdforever
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    I wonder what others think is the greatest game ever made ever. In my opinion, Super Mario Bros. 3 has to be without question the greatest game ever made ever and I have something to back up that claim, if you look up Mario Bros. 3 on Wikipedia you’ll find an article stating that it was entered into the Guiness World Book of Records as the biggest selling game ever and none made since have come close to breaking that record

  • #27725

    Steph
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    I wonder what others think is the greatest game ever made ever.[/quote:177ee729ec]

    it was entered into the Guiness World Book of Records as the biggest selling game ever and none made since have come close to breaking that record[/quote:177ee729ec]

    If biggest sales = greatest game ever made, then we’d have had to limit choice to EA products :twisted: …but since SM3 is already stated the greatest, well… pointless replying to the thread, innit?!?

    otherwise, mmm… gotta be Elite. Not that young’uns these days would have any clue as to why :wink:

  • #27726

    Skyclad
    Participant

    Quake and MarioKart 64.

  • #27727

    Nooptical
    Participant

    Ocarina of Time

  • #27732

    kyotokid
    Keymaster

    Batman Forever

  • #27734

    dillon
    Participant

    Super mario kart

    every game in the series since has failed to capture its magic, mario kart ds has come closest so far.

    Ocarina of time and goldeneye are timeless classics too

  • #27736

    Malward
    Participant

    Street Fighter 2 championship edition

  • #27746

    mal
    Participant

    Rise of the Robots

  • #27748

    dillon
    Participant

    Rise of the Robots[/quote:058f1ae561]

    :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

    good one!
    that’s going to keep me laughing for the day

  • #27799

    Sideshow
    Participant

    Ocarina of time

  • #27804

    gizmo
    Participant

    We’re only allowed one?

    Hrm, Half-Life? Super Mario Bros 3? Any of the Zelda games bar Majoras Mask? Super Mario Kart?

    ARGH, i can’t decide… :?

  • #27807

    lk_
    Participant

    Hmmm hard one. Max Payne 2, or Final Fantasy 7. Never a big fan of either zelda or mario games….was always more of a sonic guy.

  • #27810

    Nooptical
    Participant

    Max Payne 2??????????

    Ok, to each there own……..but the game isn’t as good as the first in my opinion. Its way too short also!
    The physics do rock in it though. I enjoyed it a lot, but I wouldn’t put it in my top 30 let alone no 1! But like I said, to each their own!! :D

  • #27812

    gizmo
    Participant

    Hrm, Max Payne/Max Payne2 would probably be in my Top 30 though. Theyre not my fave games but they were one of the most enjoyable series I’ve played in ages. Should be interesting to see what they do with the third game.

  • #27820

    lk_
    Participant

    I dont know something about it just makes me play it over and over again. The only other game I’ve done that with is FarCry. I tried playing through Half Life 2 a second time but got bored half way through.

  • #27822

    Nooptical
    Participant

    FarCry is a class game. Although I’m preferred the beginning levels before the mutant things were introduced. Lost some fun after that.
    Sort of like the way Halo lost some of its appeal when the flood were introduced. I guess I just prefer my enemies to be somewhat more humanoid! ;)

  • #27824

    Skyclad
    Participant

    Presonal gripe with the flood: The hundreds of small little feckers – you didnt have tohit them at all to make them explode :( I ended up seeing how far away from them I could aim and have it still count as a ‘hit’

  • #27825

    Nooptical
    Participant

    Exactly Dave, they were just more annoying then challenging or fun.

  • #27826

    rosdahale2
    Participant

    Fry Cry has to be my favorite FPS, but I think Frontier : Elite 2 was a work of genius, I still play it today despite how aged it looks.

  • #27828

    Clevercelt
    Participant

    28K’s worth of williams defender – suspended disbelief with 2D scrolling hyperspaced smart bombed pixels – no plot, no backstory, no nuttin just instant mutant mirdering fun!

    Rentless gameplay engagement that has never been surpassed. halo, MOH, half life, deux ex, max pyane, MGS, AOM, Quake, tomb raider, unreal, crash, System shock, doom, wolfensteen, mario, privateer – just feckin stories or cartoons with joysticks attached – not actually pure and proper games in the mould of tetris and defender.

    there that should start it (-:

    http://about.me/clevercelt

  • #27833

    darf_danno
    Participant

    Quite simply Legend of Zelda a link to the past for the SNES.
    Truly the greatest game ever made!

  • #27834

    Darksaviour69
    Participant

    for me REZ… but halo 2 (LIVE), deus ex, shemue 2 sonic 2 and gunstar heroes are up there too… still hard question

  • #27836

    megacdforever
    Participant

    well, i’d be lying if i said i wasn’t fan of sonic but in all honesty Mario Bros. 3 is the greatest game ever made… my greatest game ever anyways. wouldn’t it be weird though if they made a new Mario game with all the traits of a classic Mario game? i think that would be challenging y’know floating ? blocks and super powers.

    and yes gizmo, you are only allowed to have one.

  • #27837

    niallcusack
    Participant

    Super Mario 3, Ocarina of Time, Mortal Kombat 2, Burnout 3, Quake and Quake 3, Age of Empires 2 and I can’t believe nobody has even mentioned the most popular spreadsheet of all time Football Manager.

    Check out http://www.gamerankings.com/itemrankings/bestworst.asp
    for the average rating of games based on their review scores on different sites. Not a hint ( shockingly ) of Mario 3. His younger brother Mario 64 sits at number 3 while Zelda looks down on all apparently.

  • #27844

    kyotokid
    Keymaster

    Since noone got my other answer I’ll give my proper one:

    Legend of Zelda: A link To The Past.

  • #27845

    peter_b
    Participant

    Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis. I loved that frickin game, really was at the cutting edge when it first came out on the PC.

    Of recent times I’d have to say Burnout 3.

  • #27849

    lk_
    Participant

    Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis.[/quote:6c5172c03c]

    My god how did I forget about this one. Brill game.

  • #27881

    megacdforever
    Participant

    I SAID ONE GUYS!!

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  • #27882

    megacdforever
    Participant

    I SAID ONE GUYS!!

  • #27886

    lk_
    Participant

    You might as well make a parent pick between the life of one of their children over the others.

    Can’t be done….

  • #27887

    wilted
    Participant

    emm toughie for me it would be a toss up between A link to the Past and Red Alert. Both pure quality but i’d probably have to go with Red Alert.

  • #27893

    Insertname
    Participant

    I wonder what others think is the greatest game ever made ever.[/quote:b140355104]

    it was entered into the Guiness World Book of Records as the biggest selling game ever and none made since have come close to breaking that record[/quote:b140355104]

    If biggest sales = greatest game ever made, then we’d have had to limit choice to EA products :twisted: …but since SM3 is already stated the greatest, well… pointless replying to the thread, innit?!?

    otherwise, mmm… gotta be Elite. Not that young’uns these days would have any clue as to why :wink:[/quote:b140355104]what is elite? Also close call between Mario and Half-Life

  • #27896

    catbert
    Participant

    Freecell…never, ever, ever gets old. Unless you calculate the solution using maffematix, then you deserve not to have any more fun.

  • #27899

    Paul_Conway
    Participant

    No brainer.

    Legend of Zelda: A link To The Past

  • #28266

    P.J.
    Participant

    Clevercelt wrote:

    Rentless gameplay engagement that has never been surpassed. halo, MOH, half life, deux ex, max pyane, MGS, AOM, Quake, tomb raider, unreal, crash, System shock, doom, wolfensteen, mario, privateer – just feckin stories or cartoons with joysticks attached – not actually pure and proper games in the mould of tetris and defender. [/quote:e391a6eb4b]

    Well if you limit it to pure games, id have to say Gran Turismo on the original playstation. Just pure class and perfection. I’ve never spent so much time on a game before or since then. Those endurance races really spring to mind…

    If i was going for a story driven game, than itd be Broken Sword just edging out MGS.

  • #28750

    Negasith
    Participant

    Knights of the Old Republic 1 or Half Life 1 in my humble opinion!

  • #28752

    Pete
    Participant

    GoldenEye on the N64 or Zelda : A link to the PAst on SNES

  • #28754

    Nifty
    Participant

    I know goldeneye did it all first but N64 Perfect Dark did it better. If I was picking a zelda I would be torn between link to the past and ocarina, definitely replayed ocarina more.

    But no, my favourite game of all time is probably Secret of Mana on the SNES

  • #28759

    anthony
    Participant

    The greatest game ever, hmmm, it would have to be Wolfenstein 3D as it kicked off the whole FPS thing for the masses really, its an idea that was copied relentlessly now.

    otherwise, mmm… gotta be Elite. Not that young’uns these days would have any clue as to why Wink[/quote:0005074719]

    Elite – First game to use 3D graphics i think? Its one of those “trading” games anyhow.

    Personally, i’d rate Splinter Cell as the greatest game ever, its the only game i’ve played where i’ve actually said “woaaaah!” out loud while playing. :lol:

    @anthonycosgrave

  • #29011

    gizmo
    Participant

    Heh, in relation to Zelda comments…

    Clicky! :D

  • #29021

    maniacrobot
    Participant

    Have to agree with wilted def. Red Alert, totally got into that with a serious amount of skirmishes

  • #29055

    Sephiro
    Participant

    Command and Conquer: red alert, i loved playn multiplayer on that… ahhh good ol’ times

    Best strategy ever for multiplayer: yea lets wait until we have our bases all set up and kill the computer off…, “HEY CHETER!@$ U SAID NO RUSH%#@%#@” hehe :roll:

  • #30487

    steve_skittles
    Participant

    ocarina of time is my fav by far, i love this game to bits. well after zelda there are a few games that have a feirce battle for 2nd spot!! SMB3 ,god of war, resi 4, FF9 and many more…..its such a difficult question to answer. kinda like someone asking which child you prefare. :lol:

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