Your Favorite/Best Dreamcast Games

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#1 Posted by NicetyNymsaj (28 posts) -
The Dreamcast has to be my all-time favorite game system...majorly because of Shenmue and Space Channel 5 (yea..I know right). I loved quirky games and Shenmue was one of the best adventure games I've ever played. I recently bought another Dreamcast and some of my favorite games in my arsenal are.... Revolt - LOVE THIS RACING GAME! Super Magnetic Neo Bomberman Hydro Thunder Star Wars Super Power Battles - Better on DC than PS2 to me Toy Commander - Many Sleepless night on this game! WACKY RACES - Play till I get a headache good!! What's your???
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#2 Posted by Lucianu (10283 posts) -

My favorite Dreamcast games:

  • Elemental Gimmick Gear - criminally underrated 2D action - RPG
  • Virtua Tennis I - prefer this one because the soundtrack is the best in the series, and the simplistic gameplay is hella addictive
  • Sword of the Berserk: Gut's Rage - albeit repetitive, it has a good original story written by the manga author, and blows away the PS2 Berserk game
  • Soul Calibur - perfect fighting game with a ton of unlockable content, and an exclusive, lengthy single player mode
  • Test Drive Le Mans - excellent racing game with the best version being on the Dreamcast
  • Samba de Amigo - just plain fun, and a excellent party game
  • Ferrari F355 Challenge - amazing racing game with extraordinary fun gameplay, and the only simulator i trully like playing
  • Project Justice - fantastic, charming and crazy fighting game.
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#3 Posted by Renegade_Fury (19599 posts) -

NFL 2K
Power Stone 2
Sonic Adventure 1-2
Vigilante 8: 2nd Offense
Gundam Side Story 0079: Rise from the Ashes

 

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#4 Posted by Shenmue_Jehuty (5211 posts) -

Top 10 Dreamcast games:

1. Shenmue and Shenmue II (PAL import)

2. Marvel vs. Capcom 2

3. House of the Dead 2

4. Resident Evil Code Veronica

5. Sonic Adventure

6. Mars Matrix

7. Power Stone

8. Project Justice

9. Crazy Taxi 2

10. Sega Marine Fishing

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#5 Posted by Eikichi-Onizuka (9052 posts) -
Aerowings 2 Daytona USA Grandia II Jet Grind Radio Maken X Power Stone 1 and 2 Project Justice Shenmue Soul Calibur Tech Romancer Test Drive Le Mans Wacky Races
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#6 Posted by gameofthering (11088 posts) -

1. Sonic Adventure
2. Sonic Adventure 2
3. Power Stone
4. Power Stone 2
5. Crazy Taxi
6. Crazy Taxi 2
7. Jet Set Radio
8. Toy Commander
9. Fur Fighters
10. Headhunter
11. Metropolis Street Racer
12. Revolt
13. House of the Dead 2
14. Resident Evil Code Veronica 

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#7 Posted by final_lap (388 posts) -

Daytona USA, 18 Wheeler American Pro Trucker, Hydro Thunder are pretty good

Sonic Adventure 2, Quake 3

p.s.

Eikichi-Onizuka, what is your sig from?

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#8 Posted by MonkeySpot (6070 posts) -

Iron Aces

Godzilla Generations

Godzilla Generations: Maximum Impact

Airforce Delta

Ecco the Dolphin

Seaman

Unreal Tournament

Maken X

Slave Zero

AeroWings

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#9 Posted by Emerald_Warrior (6581 posts) -
  • Elemental Gimmick Gear - Very cool little adventure game that plays a lot like a top-down view Zelda game

  • House of the Dead 2 - A super-fun light-gun shooter on rails with a distinctly B-grade horror movie feel to it that just adds to the charm of the game.

  • Maken X - A first-person view action games that is VERY unique. Lots of melee action. You can also "mindjack" other people's bodies and use them.

  • Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of the Super-Heroes - Bar-none, the best fighting game on the system. So many characters to choose from and cool unlockables to earn. Very smooth combat. And eye-popping 2D graphics.

  • Quake III: Arena - Just a lot of fun to play with friends. First-person shooting, multiplayer, mayhem! Back when it FPS were fast and intense.

  • Resident Evil 2 & 3 - Great ports of a couple of the greatest games ever made. Better looking than the original PS1 versions.

  • Resident Evil: Code Veronica - Fantastic Resident Evil entry which is basically Resident Evil 3.5. Very long campaign that gives you plenty for your buck, and back in the day this was a Dreamcast exclusive.

  • Sega Smash Pack Vol. 1 - A nice collection of Sega Genesis games and even a Saturn game. (Altered Beast, Columns, Golden Axe, Phantasy Star II, The Revenge of Shinobi, Sega Swirl, Shining Force, Vectorman, Sonic the Hedgehog, Streets of Rage 2, Virtua Cop 2, and Wrestle War)

  • Spider-Man (Different game from "Spider-Man: The Movie" on PS2/XBox/Gamecube) - Fun as heck action game with very fun web-slinging and wall-crawling controls. And this is the best version of that game out there. The story follows the comics, rather than the cartoon or movies. And it has lots of cool unlockables that will please Spider-Man fans.

  • Soul Calibur - A rare example of a home port of a game actually surpassing it's arcade-counterpart. Very fun 3D fighting with a focus on weapons.

  • Unreal Tournament - Same reason I like Quake III: Arena, see that entry.

  • Vigilante 8: 2nd Offense - A very fun vehicular-combat game that I daresay is even better than the Twisted Metal games of the era. And again, the best version of this game.
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#10 Posted by MudoSkills (362 posts) -
Will post a full list later, but I felt compelled to post in agreement of Super Magnetic Neo, fantastic platformer with real style.
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#11 Posted by Dudersaper (32951 posts) -
Maken X Sonic Adventure Haven't really played much more on the DC tbh.
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#12 Posted by SonOfChewbacca (653 posts) -

Fighting:

Soul Calibur

Dead or Alive 2

Power Stone 2

Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike

Street Fighter Alpha 3

Marvel vs Capcom 1 and 2

 

Driving/Racing:

Test Drive Le Mans

Metropolis Street Racer

San Francisco Rush 2049

Crazy Taxi 1 and 2

 

Action/Adventure:

Shenmue

Sonic Adventure

Rayman 2

Soul Reaver

Bangai-O

Resident Evil 2, 3, and Code Veronica

Unreal Tournament

Quake 3

 

RPG:

Skies of Arcadia

 

Other:

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2

Jet Grind Radio

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#13 Posted by judaspete (1994 posts) -
Fatal Fury (Gauro): Mark of the Wolves Powerstone 1&2 Crazy Taxi Virtua Tennis Gigawing 2 Ooga Booga (don't judge me) Chu Chu Rocket (seriously, stop it) Heavy Metal: Geomatrix (I'm right here, I can see you judging me) Dreamcast was the best console for really goofy and fun multiplayer games. God I miss local and split-screen multiplayer.
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#14 Posted by Yama (34108 posts) -
  • Shenmue / Shenmue II
  • Jet Set Radio
  • Cosmic Smash (Everyone forgets about this one, game was a gem)
  • Sonic Adventure
  • Biohazard 2 Value Plus
  • MvC2
  • CvS2
  • Soul Calibur
  • Power Stone
  • Grandia II
  • Skies of Arcadia
  • Maken X
  • Virtua Tennis

Maken X Sonic Adventure Haven't really played much more on the DC tbh.Dudersaper

Awesome to see someone else enjoyed Maken X. First Person Slasher ftw! Nice avvy btw.

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#15 Posted by Dudersaper (32951 posts) -
Awesome to see someone else enjoyed Maken X. First Person Slasher ftw! Nice avvy btw.Yama
It's definetly one of my favourite games out there. I also really enjoy it's remake on the PS2. :D And thanks :P
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#16 Posted by Emerald_Warrior (6581 posts) -

[QUOTE="Yama"]Awesome to see someone else enjoyed Maken X. First Person Slasher ftw! Nice avvy btw.Dudersaper
It's definetly one of my favourite games out there. I also really enjoy it's remake on the PS2. :D And thanks :P

I never knew it received a remake. Is it worth getting if you already have the Dreamcast version? Or is it just basically a port?

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#17 Posted by Eikichi-Onizuka (9052 posts) -

[QUOTE="Dudersaper"][QUOTE="Yama"]Awesome to see someone else enjoyed Maken X. First Person Slasher ftw! Nice avvy btw.Emerald_Warrior

It's definetly one of my favourite games out there. I also really enjoy it's remake on the PS2. :D And thanks :P

I never knew it received a remake. Is it worth getting if you already have the Dreamcast version? Or is it just basically a port?

I would be interested to hear that as well. I can tell you it was Japan-only though, Emerald.
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#18 Posted by Exceed20XX (802 posts) -

[QUOTE="Emerald_Warrior"]

[QUOTE="Dudersaper"]It's definetly one of my favourite games out there. I also really enjoy it's remake on the PS2. :D And thanks :PEikichi-Onizuka

I never knew it received a remake. Is it worth getting if you already have the Dreamcast version? Or is it just basically a port?

I would be interested to hear that as well. I can tell you it was Japan-only though, Emerald.

Shao hit Europe as well, it was subtitled "Demon Sword".

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#19 Posted by Dudersaper (32951 posts) -
[QUOTE="Emerald_Warrior"]

[QUOTE="Dudersaper"]It's definetly one of my favourite games out there. I also really enjoy it's remake on the PS2. :D And thanks :PEikichi-Onizuka

I never knew it received a remake. Is it worth getting if you already have the Dreamcast version? Or is it just basically a port?

I would be interested to hear that as well. I can tell you it was Japan-only though, Emerald.

It came out in Europe at least, not sure about US. It's called Maken Shao Demon Sword, it changes the view to 3rd person and the story mas minor changes. I'd say it's worth owning even if you have Maken X.
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#20 Posted by Eikichi-Onizuka (9052 posts) -
Ah, so it did get released in Europe. Now I have to look into if it was released in the US but I'm pretty positive it wasn't(PS2 version that is).
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#21 Posted by Exceed20XX (802 posts) -

Nope, not in the US. If you can play PAL games it seems to be fairly cheap though.

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#22 Posted by digitaldame (5401 posts) -

Space Channel 5 and Typing of the Dead, and most importantly Skies of Arcadia are the ones that come to mind. 

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#23 Posted by deactivated-57d773aa56272 (2292 posts) -

Maken X is a weird one atleast in there no doubt.

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#24 Posted by Emerald_Warrior (6581 posts) -

Maken X is a weird one atleast in there no doubt.

Gamertag-TFTW

A bit strange, yeah, but still quite fun.

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#25 Posted by WiiCubeM1 (4735 posts) -

Sonic Adventure 2, Crazy Taxi, Power Stone, and House of the Dead 2.

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#26 Posted by Arach666 (23248 posts) -

Shenmue & Shenmue 2
MDK 2
Skies of Arcadia
Metropolis Street Racer
Phantasy Star Online
Ecco Defender of the Future
Samba de Amigo
Snow Surfers
Ferrari F355 Challenge
Resident Evil Code Veronica
Soul Calibur
Maken X
Grandia 2
Jet Set Radio  
Virtua Striker
Rez 

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#28 Posted by Business_Fun (2282 posts) -

Skies of Arcadia, no question. I can still remember the first time I beat it, wandering around the house afterwards thinking "What am I supposed to do with my life now?"

Also, Tech Romancer and Project Justice.

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#29 Posted by Eduspcloud (174 posts) -

Sonic Adventure 2
Space Channel 5
Phantasy Star Online
Karous
Puyo Series
Metropolis Street Racing

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#30 Posted by Jag85 (10679 posts) -

Some of my favourites:

  • Crazy Taxi
  • Dead or Alive 2: Limited Edition
  • Jet Set Radio
  • Grandia II
  • Marvel vs Capcom 2
  • Phantasy Star Online
  • Resident Evil 2 & 3
  • Resident Evil Code: Veronica
  • Shenmue I & II
  • Skies of Arcadia
  • Sonic Adventure 2
  • Soul Calibur
  • Street Fighter Alpha 3
  • Street Fighter III
  • The House of the Dead 2
  • Virtua Fighter 3tb
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#31 Posted by travisstaggs (10562 posts) -

My favorites are:

  • Project Justice
  • Power Stone 1 & 2 
  • Marvel Vs. Capcom 2
  • Maken X
  • Skies of Arcadia
  • Bangai-O
  • Resident Evil: Code Veronica
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#32 Posted by inter_911 (511 posts) -

Shenmue and The Last Blade 2 (a forgotten 2d fighting gem) and many more... 

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#33 Posted by CommanderShiro (21746 posts) -

Power Stone II, House of the Dead II

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#34 Posted by Kemonojin (48 posts) -
I played these games more than any other. I. Soul Calibur II. Skies of Arcadia III. Sonic Adventure IV. Jet Grind Radio V. Marvel Vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes
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#35 Posted by starfox15 (3982 posts) -

The only ones I truly remember are Power Stone 1 & 2, MVC2, and Soul Calibur. 

Those were pretty cool. 

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#36 Posted by TheFlush (5879 posts) -

1. Shenmue
2. Skies of Arcadia
3. Soul Calibur
4. Grandia II
5. Jet Set Radio
6. Sonic Adventure
7. Omikron
8. Crazy Taxi
9. Metropolis Street Racer
10. Dead or Alive 2 

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#37 Posted by GaussRiemann (249 posts) -

Ah, so it did get released in Europe. Now I have to look into if it was released in the US but I'm pretty positive it wasn't(PS2 version that is).Eikichi-Onizuka

According to GameFAQs, it wasn't released in the US:

http://www.gamefaqs.com/ps2/468546-maken-shao/data

Maken X is also one of my favourites on the Dreamcast. I recently played wholeheartedly for the first time, due to the recommendations in this forum, and I really grew to like it.