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Old 01-19-2014, 01:29 PM   #1
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Default StarFox (SNES) vs. StarFox 64

Which is the "better" game for you?

For me personally, SNES StarFox all the way. The 64 version was kid-ified with a terrible soundtrack. Imagine what SF64 would have been had they targeted teens/young adults, and kept Hajime Hirasawa as composer.

It's like Unreal Tournament. Once they started kid-ifying it beyond the '99 version (in hopes of generating more sales), it don't played the same...

It's ironic b/c StarFox SNES for young adults sold more copies (4M) than SF64 (3.3M) for kindergartens.

And oh yeah, I can't seem to think why Nintendo would leave out StarFox on the Wii/U. The original Wii was only successful b/c of the motion control. Even then, it's nuts to have left it out on that system.

Personally for me, the Big 4 from Nintendo has always been: 1. Mario 2. Zelda, 3. StarFox 4. Mario Kart. Then, there is the Big 7: 1.2.3.4 from above, 5. Smash Brothers 6. Donkey Kong 7. Pikmin.

A Nintendo system isn't really a Nintendo system if it's missing one of the Big 4 titles...

Edit: I forgot to attach a poll to this thread... D'oh!


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Old 01-22-2014, 07:13 AM   #2
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Default Re: StarFox (SNES) vs. StarFox 64

I agree N64 is where Nintendo really got "kidified" there was something ominous about SNES games. However I admit I never got too far in StarFox for SNES but have played the N64 one a billion times. But the tone and music of StarFox SNES is much better. I still often hum the music when you pilot the ship through endless space before you start the level.

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Old 01-22-2014, 07:20 AM   #3
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Default Re: StarFox (SNES) vs. StarFox 64

So the NES isn't a Nintendo system?

*goes off to cry*

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Old 01-22-2014, 11:36 AM   #4
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I love both. But if I have to choose, it's got to be the original one.

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Old 01-22-2014, 03:56 PM   #5
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The 64 version would have been tolerable if they had the same kind of victory cut scenes as the SNES version. Even though the SNES version used a primitive Arwing model for the in-game sessions, watching those Arwing cut scenes really felt like I was watching X-Wings (not a typo) in formation/blasting off.

Though the 64 version had better 3d Arwing models. The cut scenes felt really cheesy and had me going "meh"... I guess they must have employed a different artistic director or something.

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Old 02-09-2014, 01:55 PM   #6
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Does Nintendo have something against the franchise? They haven't made a darn game since 2005.

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Old 03-13-2014, 11:58 PM   #7
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I prefer the SNES version. While I liked the N64 version, I thought it was much easier.

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