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Old 19 January 2012, 19:48   #1
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Games (tm) poll rates Amiga 9th

Games(tm) magazine rates the Amiga 9th in its...
Greatest games machines of all time poll..

15. Gameboy
14. Nes
13. Zx spectrum
12. Commodore 64
11. GameCube
10. PC
9. Amiga
8. Playstation 3
7. Dreamcast
6. Mega drive
5. Nintendo 64
4. Playstation
3. Playstation 2
2. Super nes
1. Xbox 360

"Amiga gamers famously refused to let go of the format for years after commodore's demise in 1994, and, if the results of games (tm)'s poll are anything to go by, that passion still burns strong to this day"

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Old 20 January 2012, 08:34   #2
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Amiga beats PC!
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Old 20 January 2012, 14:08   #3
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As it should be
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Old 20 January 2012, 15:24   #4
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somewhere should be also Atari ST
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Old 20 January 2012, 16:51   #5
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but PC is not a single platform, it had different architectures over the years.
the rest o f the list had small variants.
C64 only at 12th ???
the most selling computer of al time in 12th??
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C64 is too low. And ps3? Above Amiga? Seriously?
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Old 20 January 2012, 19:30   #7
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I'm sure you could massage the poll data, eg. scale votes by years since production ended, to put amiga or c64 at #1. Also, no mention of bat & ball, WTF!
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Old 20 January 2012, 20:04   #8
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somewhere should be also Atari ST
Hard to justify. The early machines were basically 68000s attached to a frame buffer. Adding a blitter didn't do much, either, as the thing ran at half speed, even with the display turned off.
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Old 21 January 2012, 00:17   #9
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It looks to me like the 15 best in random order, because not many parts of the placements makes any sense. xbox 360 best ever game console? who are the judges, 14 year olds? or what are the criterias, number of fps games?

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Games(tm) magazine rates the Amiga 9th in its...
Greatest games machines of all time poll..

15. Gameboy
14. Nes
13. Zx spectrum
12. Commodore 64
11. GameCube
10. PC
9. Amiga
8. Playstation 3
7. Dreamcast
6. Mega drive
5. Nintendo 64
4. Playstation
3. Playstation 2
2. Super nes
1. Xbox 360

"Amiga gamers famously refused to let go of the format for years after commodore's demise in 1994, and, if the results of games (tm)'s poll are anything to go by, that passion still burns strong to this day"
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Old 21 January 2012, 00:23   #10
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Well this doesn't really mean much does it. On the one hand Amiga beats the 360 and visa versa. Same for Amiga vs Snes etc


And where's the epic VCS in all of this

Glad i can play them all then
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Old 21 January 2012, 10:03   #11
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It's funny that the Gameboy is there, but none of Gamegear, GB Color, GB Advance nor DS are, all of which were better than the crap the original GB was. Wii isn't on there either. The list does look like the subjective opinion of just a handful of people.
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Old 21 January 2012, 13:14   #12
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It's funny that the Gameboy is there, but none of Gamegear, GB Color, GB Advance nor DS are, all of which were better than the crap the original GB was. Wii isn't on there either. The list does look like the subjective opinion of just a handful of people.
Why was the gameboy crap?
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Old 21 January 2012, 20:21   #13
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Because of its blurry non-lit screen in 4 shades of cheese/snot/puke. The other competing devices had back-lit color screens.
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Old 21 January 2012, 22:09   #14
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Because of its blurry non-lit screen in 4 shades of cheese/snot/puke. The other competing devices had back-lit color screens.
They also boasted 2 hour battery life, massive cases and very little software support.
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Old 22 January 2012, 09:56   #15
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Well no, that's very much exaggerated. My whole point was that if someone finds the GB to be good, why would they find the GB Color, which is pretty much the same device but with color screen, to be not as good and rank it lower in the list?
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Old 22 January 2012, 10:00   #16
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They were the first afforable portable that made good use of the limited hardware
I actually had a GameGear but game boy is cool, Zelda!
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Old 22 January 2012, 12:55   #17
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Games(tm) magazine rates the Amiga 9th in its...
Greatest games machines of all time poll..

15. Gameboy
14. Nes
13. Zx spectrum
12. Commodore 64
11. GameCube
10. PC
9. Amiga
8. Playstation 3
7. Dreamcast
6. Mega drive
5. Nintendo 64
4. Playstation
3. Playstation 2
2. Super nes
1. Xbox 360

"Amiga gamers famously refused to let go of the format for years after commodore's demise in 1994, and, if the results of games (tm)'s poll are anything to go by, that passion still burns strong to this day"
A stupid games console plays games/internet gaming. A games machine like the Amiga does the same but more, lots more... You can create universe's with the Amy

Consoles are dumb.. Turn them on and off.. No personality..

Amiga has a soul...
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Old 22 January 2012, 13:45   #18
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The old gen era is lost on these kinds of 'magazines'. They should really start to show some respect.
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Old 22 January 2012, 14:14   #19
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The creepy thing is that on new forums in 'retro' there are only PS2, GC, DC, DS.
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Old 22 January 2012, 15:03   #20
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nin 64?

I guess they put Nintendo 64 as high as they did
for Super Mario(?)
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