Mike Tyson's Punch-Out I think is one of the best games on the NES. even to this day it's still decent as it basically plays inline with what I say below.
that's one thing I think is different and partially good about the old school stuff is they are quick pick-me-up action games. but if one is obsessed with having high end graphics then obviously NES will suck. but it's still good in it's own way.
I do remember playing Contra back in the day which I remember liking.
hell, I been playing Gun.Smoke and some other stuff which is basically NES on... retro-bit.com/go-retro-portable-white-red.html ; while this has a lot of games on it, only a smaller amount are more proper games and only some of those I really like, like Gun.Smoke and a small amount of others. NOTE: that stuff is not easy either as even with the turbo button (which makes rapid fire easier since you can just hold the button instead of having to almost constantly push and release it for this game) I still only got to the end of the 5th level (apparently the NES version only has six levels total) and that might have been somewhat lucky as I don't have much of a issue getting past the first two levels but after that it starts to get more difficult. they have 'Commando' on there to but I prefer Gun.Smoke's overall gameplay. another one I was playing on that system, which is decent enough beat-em-up, is... Mighty Final Fight.
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In terms of side scrolling games. It.s clear that the nes wasn.t capable of side scrolling games. Technology wasn.t quite there yet with the exception of that game and Mario 3 of course.
Of course i.m probably leaving out a few games that did side scrolling well on the nes...Metroid got it right made by Nintendo...as did Kung Fu...Contra maybe but probably not.... Other than Mario. But by and large side scrolling games mostly don.t work out on the nes. I mean look at footage from Robocop or ninja gaiden...see what I mean.
The technology wasn.t meant for these types of games. I think. At least in terms of most side scrolling games.
So therefore obviously I just gave the definitive summary and overview of criticism of side scrolling nes games...
Super Mario 2, Contra, Link II, Ninja Gaiden was a great game, Ghosts n Goblins, Lifeforce, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Double Dragon, Battletoads.
Post by twothousandonemark on Sept 15, 2019 3:30:20 GMT
NES was grand. Sure it had a low floor, it also had some nice high ceilings. Not as warm or accessible as SNES, NES games felt like earned accomplishments. Many are still very playable to this day. SMB3, River City Ransom, Castlevania I & III, Mega Man 2 & 3...
Nah, those games are beautiful. I'm definitely going to be replaying all those. Beautiful classics.
I.ll be replaying exitebike and smb 1 . They had graphics that are good.
I will tell you why I do not like it...in the examples I shown as bad they just copied the same sprite over a bunch of times. No matter how good you can make a sprite...the copying of it still annoys...me.
But in excitebike it doesn.t matter because it is not about how good the backgrounds look.
Copied sprites are not a big deal. They still looked good and played fantastically. That's all that's needed from a game.
I have found and truly believe that there is nothing so bad it cannot be made better with a story.
Side-scrollers/platformers were NES' bread and butter. Biggest genre back then.
What did you expect people got their NES for? Solar Jetman and Silver Surfer? Fuck no, it was the many, many flagship platformers; Super Mario Bros., The Adventure of Link, Castlevania, Ninja Gaiden, Mega Man II, Metroid, etc.
Even though a lot of people didn't like it because it was unrelated to the arcade games, Street Fighter 2010 had some amazingly varied and difficult play control and game play. Your character could almost literally dance across the screen if you could come to master the controls. It was also very, very hard to keep your long shot in that game, let alone get it in the first place.
Bucky O'Hare was also pretty amazing. The Mega Man series was honestly top notch even though people got tired of the if-it-ain't-broke-don't-fix-it approach to the graphics.