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Essential Reading - Best Games for Each Platform (Rev 1.6)
« on: March 30, 2010, 12:16:25 pm »
Hello fellow retrogamers,

Here's a list of quality reading material to help you [re]discover gems for each gaming platform emulated on the Dingoo...

Atari Lynx:
http://arcadeheroes.com/2007/06/26/arcade-games-in-your-hands-part-i-atari-lynx/
http://www.videogamecritic.net/lynx.htm

Atari ST:
http://atari.ma.cx/
http://thejoyofsticks.wordpress.com/the-great-atari-st-game-survey-2008/

Bandai WonderSwan [Color]:
http://www.racketboy.com/retro/2007/07/bandai-wonderswan-101-a-beginners-guide.html
http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Various/Handheld+Classics/feature.asp?c=7285
http://www.defunctgames.com/showarchive.php?showtype=weekendrecapped&system=wonderswan

Commodore Amiga:
http://www.warblade.as/feature01.html
http://gregorywood.co.uk/journal/top-5-amiga-games
http://www.wired.com/gaming/gamingreviews/multimedia/2007/04/gallery_amiga0411

DOS:
http://www.cdaccess.com/html/pc/150best.htm
http://www.gamefaqs.com/features/top10/570.html
http://pcsplace.com/games/best-old-retro-classic-dos-games-you-should-play/
http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/74463/top_ten_retrogames_for_the_personal.html?cat=19
http://www.greatgamesexperiment.com/gamelist/view/5495/
http://classicgames.about.com/od/toppicks/tp/TopCompHorrorGames.htm
http://ultimateconsoledatabase.com/reviews/dos/dos_reviews.htm
http://www.goodolddays.net/0_4_0_0_0_0_0_0_0_6_0_0_0_0_en_0_0_list_1__0_0_0/
http://www.goodolddays.net/0_4_0_0_0_0_0_0_0_7_0_0_0_0_en_0_0_list_1__0_0_0/
http://www.mobygames.com/stats/top_games?k=all_time&p=2
http://www.abandonia.com/en/game/all/sortby%3D2
http://www.hotud.org/top-rated
http://www.classicdosgames.com/
http://www.dosgames.com/gameindex.php
http://www.80sdos.com/allgames.php
http://www.dosgamesarchive.com/downloads/
http://dosgamer.com/showall/?pick=rate
http://www.listal.com/list/favorite-dos-games
http://www.classic-pc-games.com/pc/top100.html
http://www.download-full-games.com/pc/top100.html

Magnavox Odyssey˛:
http://classicgaming.gamespy.com/View.php?view=ConsoleMuseum.Detail&id=13&game=12
http://www.videogamecritic.net/odd.htm
http://ultimateconsoledatabase.com/reviews/odyssey_2/odyssey_2_reviews.htm
http://members.fortunecity.com/lakeshorelover/id3_m.htm
http://www.digitpress.com/archives/cc_odyssey2.htm
http://www.digitpress.com/reviews/index_odyssey2.htm

MAME (Multi Arcade Machine Emulator):
http://www.fanpop.com/spots/video-games/articles/69/title/all-time-best-arcade-games-youve-never-played
http://www.gamedaily.com/articles/galleries/the-top-25-arcade-games-of-all-time/

MSX (Machines with Software eXchangeability):
http://www.msxblue.com/?page_id=803&lang=en
http://bifi.msxnet.org/msxnet/konami/
http://gameclonez.com/msx/games.htm

NEC PC Engine / TurboGrafx-16:
http://www.racketboy.com/retro/turbografx-16/2007/06/the-games-that-defined-the-turbografx-16.html
http://www.racketboy.com/retro/turbografx-16/2008/01/the-best-undiscovered-turbografx-16-games.html
http://www.videogamecritic.net/t16.htm

Nintendo Game Boy [Color]:
http://www.gamespot.com/features/vgs/universal/gameboy50/
http://www.racketboy.com/retro/2009/11/best-undiscovered-gameboy-game-boy-color-games.html
http://www.racketboy.com/retro/2006/03/gameboy-games-that-pushed-limits.html
http://www.mygamer.com/?page=articles&mode=viewarticles&id=469

Nintendo Game Boy Advance (GBA):
http://gameboy.ign.com/articles/390/390646p1.html
http://gameboy.ign.com/articles/772/772284p1.html
http://www.racketboy.com/retro/nintendo/gba/2007/11/best-gameboy-advance-games-even-if-you-own-a-ds.html
http://www.racketboy.com/retro/2007/05/best-undiscovered-nintendo-game-boy-advance-gba-games.html
http://www.mygamer.com/?page=articles&mode=viewarticles&id=469
http://gameboy.about.com/od/toppicks/tp/BestGBAGamesof2007.htm
http://www.gamedaily.com/articles/galleries/top-25-game-boy-advance-games-/
http://www.gamedaily.com/games/drill-dozer/game-boy-advance/game-features/top-ten-gba-games/
http://www.gonintendo.com/viewstory.php?id=100694
http://www.movietome.com/users/SaxxyGamer18/show_blog_entry.php?topic_id=m-100-25010538
http://www.gamertell.com/gaming/comment/important-importables-the-must-import-gba-game/
http://www.videogamecritic.net/gba.htm

Nintendo Entertainment System (NES):
http://www.sydlexia.com/top100nes.htm
http://www.ign.com/top-100-nes-games/
http://www.racketboy.com/retro/2007/06/top-nintendo-games-nes-best-defined.html
http://www.racketboy.com/retro/2007/03/best-undiscovered-nintendo-nes-games.html
http://www.toplessrobot.com/2008/04/the_10_best_nintendo_games_no_one_played.php
http://www.videogamecritic.net/nes.htm

Nintendo Super Entertainment System (SNES):
http://www.sydlexia.com/top100snes.htm
http://www.racketboy.com/retro/nintendo/snes/2007/08/best-games-that-defined-the-snes.html
http://www.racketboy.com/retro/2007/02/best-undiscovered-super-nintendo-snes.html
http://www.racketboy.com/retro/2008/09/the-best-super-nintendo-snes-rpgs.html
http://www.racketboy.com/retro/nintendo/snes/2008/07/the-best-snes-fighters-in-the-usa.html
http://www.retrojunk.com/details_articles/1528/
http://thatguywiththeglasses.com/articles/coldguy/10140-top25snes
http://www.gamedaily.com/articles/galleries/playing-with-power-the-25-best-snes-games-of-all-time/
http://www.videogamecritic.net/snes.htm

Sega Game Gear:
http://www.racketboy.com/retro/sega/gamegear/2008/01/sega-game-gear-101-a-beginners-guide.html
http://www.modojo.com/features/20060519/76/segas_game_gear_a_look_back/1/
http://www.videogamecritic.net/gg.htm

Sega Master System:
http://retro.ign.com/articles/867/867777p1.html
http://www.racketboy.com/retro/2006/09/games-that-defined-sega-master-system.html
http://www.daddymonkeylives.com/top10/sms.html
http://www.oocities.com/siliconvalley/Park/8717/top10sms.html
http://www.videogamecritic.net/master.htm

Sega Mega Drive / Genesis:
http://www.racketboy.com/retro/sega/genesis/2007/11/best-games-that-defined-sega-genesis-megadrive.html
http://www.racketboy.com/retro/2007/01/hidden-gems-best-undiscovered-sega.html
http://www.racketboy.com/retro/2006/03/best-sega-genesis-action-platformers.html
http://www.retrojunk.com/details_articles/2165/
http://thatguywiththeglasses.com/articles/coldguy/3501-top-25-sega-genesis-games
http://www.gamedaily.com/articles/galleries/top-25-genesis-games-of-all-time/
http://www.videogamecritic.net/gen.htm

Sinclair ZX Spectrum:
http://www.ysrnry.co.uk/articles/50bestspeccygames94.htm
http://www.ysrnry.co.uk/articles/ystop100.htm
http://www.crashonline.org.uk/misc/reviews.htm
http://www.therubberbeermat.co.uk/trbt100/2004/full-listing.htm
http://www.therubberbeermat.co.uk/trbt100/2006/full-listing-06.htm
http://www.therubberbeermat.co.uk/trbt100/2008/full-listing-08.htm
http://www.techradar.com/news/gaming/the-definitive-top-27-zx-spectrum-classics-594151
http://www.fourleggedostrich.com/speccy/speccy/topgames/index.php
http://gaming.hexus.net/content/item.php?item=8504
http://zxds.raxoft.cz/games.html
http://zxgoldenyears.net/
http://www.elitebastards.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=815
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/zx-spectrum-classics-article

SNK Neo Geo:
http://www.racketboy.com/retro/2007/02/best-undiscovered-neo-geo-games.html
http://vc.nintendolife.com/news/2008/07/top_10_neo_geo_games_we_want_to_come_to_the_virtual_console
http://www.neogeoforlife.com/viewpage.php?page_id=2
http://www.defunctgames.com/topten/topten031.php4
http://www.videogamecritic.net/neogeo.htm

SNK Neo Geo Pocket Color (NGPC):
http://www.racketboy.com/retro/snkneo-geo/2007/10/neogeo-pocket-color-101-beginners-guide.html
http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Various/Handheld+Classics/feature.asp?c=6536
http://www.1up.com/do/blogEntry?bId=9000574&publicUserId=5379721
http://thiskidplaysgames.com/index.php?option=com_content&id=50
http://www.hardestlevel.com/709513932/on-the-wayside-of-history-snks-neo-geo-pocket-color/
http://citystate.co.uk/archives/neogeo-pocket-color-10th-anniversary/
http://albotas.com/2009/08/the-neo-geo-pocket-turns-10/
http://www.neogeo.org.uk/reviews/index.htm
http://www.videogamecritic.net/ngp.htm

Sony PlayStation (PS, PS1, PSX):
http://psx.ign.com/articles/080/080401p1.html
http://www.racketboy.com/retro/2008/10/games-that-defined-the-history-of-the-playstation-ps1.html
http://www.racketboy.com/retro/2007/01/best-undiscovered-playstation-ps1-psx.html
http://www.videogamecritic.net/ps.htm

Reading through every article/review in its entirety will provide a fascinating account on the history and evolution of console games. For anyone who's planning to vote, please consider checking out the articles listed above for each respective platform first. Who knows, there could be a game mentioned in one of the articles that you totally forgot.

Happy gaming! ^^
10baseTom
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Revisions:
1.1 - Fixed typos
1.2 - Updated platform names
1.3 - Added DOS platform
1.4 - Updated DOS platform
1.5 - Added Magnavox Odyssey˛ platform
1.6 - Added Sinclair ZX Spectrum platform
« Last Edit: May 29, 2010, 04:06:41 am by 10basetom »

Meneer Jansen

Re: Essential reading - Best games for each platform
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2010, 12:37:47 pm »
I love Top 25 lists! Thanks.  :)
Finally got me a new Dingoo after I Kentucky ~~::fried::~~ the other one. Yippee! [edit] And lost it!

mrkingoo

Re: Essential reading - Best games for each platform
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2010, 03:05:24 pm »
Cool thanks. Very much appreciated :)

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Re: Essential reading - Best games for each platform
« Reply #3 on: March 30, 2010, 05:17:18 pm »
Awesome, thanks a lot!  ;D

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Re: Essential Reading - Best Games for Each Platform (Rev 1.2)
« Reply #4 on: March 31, 2010, 03:55:04 am »
Thanks, found out about some cool GBA games i never heard of :D
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Re: Essential Reading - Best Games for Each Platform (Rev 1.2)
« Reply #5 on: March 31, 2010, 03:57:27 pm »
racketboy sure gets around huh ;)

I always enjoy reading about the lynx and also you included neo geo pocket color, nice!!

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Re: Essential Reading - Best Games for Each Platform (Rev 1.3)
« Reply #6 on: April 23, 2010, 11:13:37 am »
A very useful collection of 'best games' lists, good job :)

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Re: Essential Reading - Best Games for Each Platform (Rev 1.6)
« Reply #7 on: June 12, 2010, 09:39:05 pm »
That's one hell of a list, thanks alot!
Nintendo DSi, Black, v1.4.1 with R4i Gold 3DS
Nintendo DSi, Pokemon White Limited Edition
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Re: Essential Reading - Best Games for Each Platform (Rev 1.6)
« Reply #8 on: August 21, 2014, 11:00:47 am »
Amazing. Thanks for putting the time in to compile.

 

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