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  • colicub - August 25, 2014 2:38 p.m.

    I was about to go all "WHERE THE HELL IS ASTERIX? THAT GAME'S BRILLIANT oh never mind, you've totally got that one right." Good shout on New Zealand Story as well, I still think the SMS version looks the best.
  • Green223 - July 31, 2014 5:35 p.m.

    No Phantasy Star, no Zillion, no Alex Kidd in Miracle World, no Wonder Boy III: The Dragon's Trap, no Choplifter but lots of lousy down-ports of games that were better in 16-bit. Come on, are you guys even trying?
  • palceu - June 6, 2014 7:58 a.m.

    No alex kidd and phantasy star. Imperfect list.
  • Relayer71 - March 6, 2014 5:55 p.m.

    Wait, no Alex Kidd??? That's absurd. And Zillion was such a unique game. But I recall it had no save system so you had to beat it in one sitting and I never did. But good game, nonetheless.
  • Relayer71 - March 6, 2014 5:53 p.m.

    My first post-Atari 2600 system. What memories. It wasn't all good though, you had to be there circa 1986 (or was it 87?)... I must have been the only one in my neighborhood with one! Everyone had an NES and was going on about Zelda this and Mario that so I felt a little left out (until I got one eventually) but the feeling of playing Phantasy Star, my first console RPG, was just one of immense joy and sleepiness. So many late lights playing that game! And the graphics just blew my mind. That game hurt my wallet, though, at $74! Even with my discount at my after-school job at an electronics store, I still paid around $60. But it was worth every cent!
  • robotic-fiend - March 6, 2014 4:30 p.m.

    Yeah Phantasy Star is an obvious omission, maybe the Snail Maze game should be on here too.
  • MysticDefender - March 6, 2014 4:29 p.m.

    No Phantasy Star, Alex Kidd, Wonder Boy 3 The Dragons Trap, Golvellius, Spellcaster, Mircake Warrriors and Y's The Vanished Omens......WTF
  • LordZarlon - March 6, 2014 3:55 p.m.

    Yes, I would like to add my complaint about the absence of Phantasy Star as well as Gangster Town and Zillion.
  • MysticDefender - March 6, 2014 1:16 p.m.

    Phantasy Star should have been in there at number one, same goes for Wonder Boy the dragons trap
  • heelstarkiller - March 6, 2014 noon

    I'm A Fan Of Dr Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine.
  • kcbates85 - March 6, 2014 10:27 a.m.

    I know its subjective and opinionated but when I saw the article, four things popped in my mind in this order: Astro Warrior, Phantasy Star, R-type and penguin land. I cannot believe Phantasy Star isn't listed. At least, you got R-Type
  • Doctor_MG - March 6, 2014 7:14 a.m.

    I'm not usually one to complain about lists like these because they are often times just opinions, but not having the first Phantasy Star ANYWHERE on this list is baffling.
  • kidgorilla - March 6, 2014 7:01 a.m.

    Phantasy Star? Ninja Gaiden? ...Guys?
  • Kenshiro3 - March 6, 2014 7:20 a.m.

    Exactly what I was gonna say...
  • TheGreyWizard - March 6, 2014 6:09 a.m.

    Oh the memories... Also, you hit the nail on the head with #1.

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