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#31 Friend of Sonic

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Posted 09 November 2008 - 07:54 AM

Maybe Virtua Racing can't be emulated properly. I know the Genesis version had some massive speciality chip inside to make it run on the Genesis.
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#32 Strider Turbulence

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Posted 09 November 2008 - 08:46 AM

Yeah, that thing retailed for $100 too.

I'm guessing Revenge of Shinobi has license issues that prevents it from being on here and I'm sure somehow Sega will include (an an unlockable) Virtua Fighter 2 on Genesis for some unknown reason.

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#33 OnyxPrimal

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Posted 09 November 2008 - 10:24 AM

Can't wait for this one. Been trying to get the wife to try the greatness that is Shinning Force and this give me the excuse!

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Posted 09 November 2008 - 11:43 AM

Looking forward to what achievements they have for this, and I heard it would be $30 - I might get it anyway
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#35 Luftwaffles08

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Posted 09 November 2008 - 04:15 PM

Most glaring omission?

ToeJam and Earl.

#36 G33

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Posted 10 November 2008 - 12:00 AM

I have the PS2 version, but will get this for the Shining Force, Streets of Rage, and extra Sonic games, among others. I've been eying Shining Force 2 on the Wii, so I might as well get a little more for $22.

#37 JohnnyDrama

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Posted 10 November 2008 - 01:15 AM

nice, a definite pickup

#38 Tom Im Not

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Posted 10 November 2008 - 03:14 AM

I was reading the press release and it does say there will be unlockable arcade games. Maybe that will include Virtua Fighter and Virtua Racing?

Either way, this is a tough collection to turn down for the price.

#39 Halo05

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Posted 10 November 2008 - 04:00 AM

It'd be awesome to have arcade perfect ports of some of the early Model 1 games. They might not play perfectly anymore but come on, who wasn't blown the Fuck away they first time they saw Virtua Racing in the arcade? I sure was. Same story with Wing War.

As many of you know, black ops 2 is plaid with bugs, lag etc which many people have been suffering including me.


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#40 Persona7

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Posted 10 November 2008 - 04:07 AM

Wow, this is awesome.

Preorder? Yes.

#41 Lord_Kefka

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Posted 04 December 2008 - 10:09 PM

Late bumpage, but Gamestop has pre-orders up for 360 and PS3 versions. Estimated release is Feb 10th of 2009.

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#42 Goodeye

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Posted 04 December 2008 - 10:19 PM

Some games I would like to see are missing I assume this due to licensing rights..... Either way $30 for all those games is a steal I will be pre-ordering this.
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#43 bordjon

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Posted 04 December 2008 - 10:31 PM

sweet deal - love gain ground - looking forward to this.
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#44 mykevermin

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Posted 04 December 2008 - 10:32 PM

There's a PSN logo on the PS3 box. Error, or will we be able to play these dudes online?

Some games I would like to see are missing I assume this due to licensing rights..... Either way $30 for all those games is a steal I will be pre-ordering this.


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#45 fart_bubble

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Posted 04 December 2008 - 10:41 PM

There's a PSN logo on the PS3 box. Error, or will we be able to play these dudes online?


Its probably more along the lines of leaderboards though online multiplayer would be pretty fucking sweet

I won't pre-order unless there is a sweet freebie but I'll be picking this up on the first week
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#46 Alphateam

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Posted 04 December 2008 - 11:49 PM

I hope the way to unlock games isn't crap. The way unlock the games on the Sonic Collections was just stupid. I don't want to have to play through a game I don't like just to unlock a game I do want to play.

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Posted 05 December 2008 - 01:37 AM

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#48 bigdaddybruce44

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Posted 09 December 2008 - 08:24 AM

At the very least, I will be renting this one. I have the PS2 collection, but the extra games and achievements will be nice. Going back and playing these great titles from my youth is always a good time, especially considering I never owned a Genesis and only got to play these at other people's houses.

#49 hostyl1

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Posted 09 December 2008 - 01:10 PM

No Space Harrier on the official list? No purchase by me.

Maybe the'll make it an unlockable, but if there isnt a code and I have to slough through some game I dont care about to play it PASS!
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#50 mogamer

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Posted 09 December 2008 - 01:13 PM

This is great news. I thought for sure that there wouldn't be any more collections this gen due to downloadable games. But I'll wait for a used copy or a price reduction before buying. I already have the PS2 collection and all of the other games (plus more) are available on Gametap.

#51 benjamouth

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Posted 09 December 2008 - 01:21 PM

I wonder if this will work the same as the Namco collection, where the Sega games that have already been released on XBLA will be the on there and be the only ones with Achievements. I hope not.

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#52 bigdaddybruce44

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Posted 09 December 2008 - 03:37 PM

I wonder if this will work the same as the Namco collection, where the Sega games that have already been released on XBLA will be the on there and be the only ones with Achievements. I hope not.


Wow, that would suck. Yes, let's hope not.

#53 twen

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Posted 09 December 2008 - 06:34 PM

I preordered this last night during the StopWatch sale over at GameStop.com. Free overnight shipping on a $30 title, yes!
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#54 LinkinPrime

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Posted 09 December 2008 - 07:22 PM

I was hoping that this:
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Would make the list...I had a blast playing that game when I was younger.

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#55 Lord_Kefka

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Posted 09 December 2008 - 07:52 PM

Moonwalker would be fun, it was a big deal back then. Damn these licensing issues.

I still hold out hope for
Phantasy Star I (unlockable I hope)
Toejam & Earl (I'd love parts 1 and 2 but that won't happen)

And a personal favorite which is screaming for some multiplayer.

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#56 twen

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Posted 09 December 2008 - 07:52 PM

I was hoping that this:
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Would make the list...I had a blast playing that game when I was younger.


You linked to the flyer for the Arcade version, which rocks. The Genesis version however, sucks balls.
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#57 bardockkun

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Posted 09 December 2008 - 08:20 PM

I was hoping that this:
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Would make the list...I had a blast playing that game when I was younger.

All I remember about the game was touching a monkey and turning into a robot. Needless to say it exceeded my expectations and was awesome based on that sole reason alone.
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#58 lordwow

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Posted 09 December 2008 - 08:48 PM

I bet the cheesemints on this are going to be insane.
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#59 benjamouth

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Posted 09 December 2008 - 08:56 PM

Oh yeah, a Michael Jackson game where he walks round looking for children, thats gonna get re-released.

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#60 LinkinPrime

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Posted 09 December 2008 - 08:56 PM

I bet the cheesemints on this are going to be insane.


Unless they pull a Namco and the only cheese will come from the XBLA releases:

Sonic, Sonic 2, Ecco, Golden Axe, & Streets Of Rage

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