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Which did you enjoy the most?
Dreamcast 16%  16%  [ 17 ]
PlayStation 2 27%  27%  [ 28 ]
Xbox 19%  19%  [ 20 ]
Gamecube 38%  38%  [ 39 ]
Total votes : 104
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2011 4:17 pm 
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Worst thing about the Gamecube was the piss poor cables they supplied the GC with. The quality of the composite cables was awful, they made the picture look strawberry floating horrible. :fp: Nintendo. They cheaped out on the Wii's cables too.

Sega, on the other hand are strawberry floating awesome. Look at the Dreamcast, the picture quality is still exemplary if you use the VGA mode the DC supported. And the DC's SCART cable supported full RGB mode.

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2011 4:20 pm 
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I can't believe so many of you gaylords are voting for the cube. It was probably the worst of the 4.


Have you ever played one? Most people I know that hate on Gamecube have never even played one. The machine is probably worth owning for the Resident Evil remake alone.


REMake + RE0 are the best looking games of that generation. For eye candy, nothing else even comes close.


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2011 4:22 pm 
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Don't they both still use static backgrounds? The real answer is F-zero GX, at that speed, in 4 player splitscreen.


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2011 4:44 pm 
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Gamecube comes top for me as well; Resident Evil, Resident Evil 0, Resident Evil 4, F-Zero GX, Smash Bros Melee, Mario Kart: Double Dash and various others that I can't remember right now provided me with literally years of enjoyment.

Then it was the XBox; the advent of Live and PGR2 and Halo 2. Playing with the Poopgang lot on either game was terribly fun. Me, Craig, Thanny and Superking. Good times. Also enjoyed Halo 2 with the guys who used to post on Wakinglimb.

Next is PS2. Great games like Vice City and San Andreas among loads of others, but something never quite clicked with me for some reason. Can't deny that the good games were bloody incredible though.

Then Dreamcast. Nothing much to say about it really, I never owned it during it's initial run and have never had the chance to rectify my lack of experience with the console. Which is a damn shame. Sonic Adventure 2 and House of the Dead 2 were bloody brilliant on it though. :wub:

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2011 5:08 pm 
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Although I consider the GameCube a better console, having gorged on Metroid Prime, Resi 0 and PSO in the same day and then Wind Waker 2 months later in my first year at Uni I voted Dreamcast because back when I was almost ready to give up gaming as a hobby I got Jet Grind Radio on Import ( :shifty: ) and it restored my faith in the medium. I also lost countless hours in PSO (which got me an interview in GamesTM 8-) ) and have yet to play a Christmas game quite like Shenmue.

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2011 5:08 pm 
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Tineash wrote:
Don't they both still use static backgrounds?


Pre-rendered, yes, but rarely static - it's what made them look so surpassingly lovely...


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2011 5:44 pm 
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Even the Gamecube logo screen couldn't melt Beans' heart of stone.

:lol:

It just didn't have enough top quality games. RE4 was amazing and I suppose Prime wasn't bad. Wind Waker was just a gooseberry fool version of OOT with gooseberry fool graphics. Sunshine was awful and everything else was either meh or gooseberry fool.

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2011 6:29 pm 
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Has to be the PS2. I enjoyed the Xbox and Gamecube but neither had a library of games anywhere near as good as the PS2 managed.


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2011 6:35 pm 
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IAmTheSaladMan wrote:
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I can't believe so many of you gaylords are voting for the cube. It was probably the worst of the 4.


Have you ever played one? Most people I know that hate on Gamecube have never even played one. The machine is probably worth owning for the Resident Evil remake alone.


REMake + RE0 are the best looking games of that generation. For eye candy, nothing else even comes close.


That's a pretty bold statement but you'll find few who played those games that will argue with you. If only Capcom gave Resi 2 and 3 the same treatment instead of what amounted to expensive PS1 ports.

Also when I mentioned exclusives earlier I somehow forgot Paper Mario The Thousand Year Door, probably my favourite RPG that generation.

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2011 6:36 pm 
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Dreamcast crack club. o/


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Soul Caliber :wub:

The xmas advert though :fp:

Also Toy commander
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And mother strawberry floating Shemnue 8-)

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Beans wrote:
Snowdash wrote:
Even the Gamecube logo screen couldn't melt Beans' heart of stone.

:lol:

It just didn't have enough top quality games. RE4 was amazing and I suppose Prime wasn't bad. Wind Waker was just a gooseberry fool version of OOT with gooseberry fool graphics. Sunshine was awful and everything else was either meh or gooseberry fool.


Are you just trying to be Hugo? Could you find no enjoyment in Eternal Darkness, Viewtiful Joe, Tales of Symphonia or F-Zero GX?

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2011 6:46 pm 
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Wind waker was gooseberry fool?

:|

Get the strawberry float out beans

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2011 7:00 pm 
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glowy69 wrote:
[Soul Caliber :wub:

The xmas advert though :fp:


Which advert?

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2011 7:03 pm 
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NickSCFC wrote:
glowy69 wrote:
[Soul Caliber :wub:

The xmas advert though :fp:


Which advert?


I cant find it but it was santa typing on his DC how he wanted soul caliber..no gameplay nothing at all to sell the game to potential customers :fp:

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2011 7:31 pm 
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Carlos wrote:
Beans wrote:
Snowdash wrote:
Even the Gamecube logo screen couldn't melt Beans' heart of stone.

:lol:

It just didn't have enough top quality games. RE4 was amazing and I suppose Prime wasn't bad. Wind Waker was just a gooseberry fool version of OOT with gooseberry fool graphics. Sunshine was awful and everything else was either meh or gooseberry fool.


Are you just trying to be Hugo? Could you find no enjoyment in Eternal Darkness, Viewtiful Joe, Tales of Symphonia or F-Zero GX?

F zero was alright. Never liked the others

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2011 8:42 pm 
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Gamecube :wub:

Although I owned and loved all three.


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2011 8:43 pm 
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Fargo wrote:
Gamecube :wub:

Although I owned and loved all three.


Ahem, there's four :?

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NickSCFC wrote:
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Gamecube :wub:

Although I owned and loved all three.


Ahem, there's four :?


One would assume he's not counting the Dreamcast as while it was an impressive piece of kit it was borderline dead on arrival.

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2011 8:58 pm 
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IAmTheSaladMan wrote:
NickSCFC wrote:
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Gamecube :wub:

Although I owned and loved all three.


Ahem, there's four :?


One would assume he's not counting the Dreamcast as while it was an impressive piece of kit it was borderline dead on arrival.


?

It was part of the last generation and part of this poll

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_video_game_consoles_(sixth_generation)

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2011 10:22 pm 
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I'm not saying it wasn't part of that generation of machines, only that I could understand why someone might ignore it.

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