DS ROM 0051 - Retro Atari Classics (E)

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  1. jumpman17

    jumpman17 He's a semi-aquatic egg laying mammal of action!

    Former Staff
    Apr 11, 2003
    United States
    [​IMG] 0051 - Retro Atari Classics (EUR)

    ROM Number: 0051
    Full Name: Retro Atari Classics
    Region: Europe
    Languages: English
    Release Group: Wario
    ROM Size: 128Mbit
    Save Type: TBC
    Genre: Compilation
    Filename: w-raceur.zip
    View NFO: Click here

    The dump is labeled EUR, but has a USA serial.
  2. Renegade_R

    Renegade_R Audio/Video Expert

    Apr 21, 2004
    Toronto, Ontario
    I know this has been said a trillion times...but I want my loader!! Playing DS Roms on my XROM rarrgh
  3. Dirtie

    Dirtie :'D

    Former Staff
    Sep 9, 2003
    New Zealand
    RAGRHRGGH! indeed.
  4. assassda

    assassda GBAtemp Regular

    Jul 31, 2004
    United States
    maybe this is a naming mistake on WARIOs part

    maybe he owns both versions and accidently swapped them like ridge racer
  5. ShadowXP

    ShadowXP ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

    Dec 20, 2002
    I've been looking at the game for some time. Looks good.
  6. Chetic

    Chetic Member

    Jun 3, 2005
    Somebody with a GBA Movie Player and DS, PM me, right now. Perhaps you will enjoy yourself afterwards [​IMG]
  7. teh_raf3

    teh_raf3 Whatever suits you

    Oct 5, 2004
    Belgium, Bruges
    I'm so fucking tired of these old games ported for the 150st time... It might of been good the first 3 times they ported it as classics but now it's becoming a lazy excuse for not having to make new games... (my thoughts though)
  8. Dark[Devil]

    Dark[Devil] `^^`

    Jun 20, 2003
    United States
    New Jersey
    I agree, but also i'd rather see ported games for the ds, instead of no games at all.
  9. shadow1w2

    shadow1w2 Still here.

    Mar 16, 2004
    United States
    Hey! Good games ported with extreme suckage! Now its actually worth getting. Why? Cuase spending 30 bucks on it is a waist of cash.

    I was looking forward to a nice classic + remade/remix of the games, but no, atari screwed that up royal by focusing on drug triped graffiti "artists".
    Instead of focusing on the actual game.

    I think Id rather goto the trouble of porting mame to the NDS than actually buying this game :wtf:

    This is a somewhat ok bargain bin game, but I heard its so dang glitchy that its barly playable.

    Well atleast I may soon get a chance to try this thing out for myself soon without forking over a buncha cash.
  10. jumpman17

    jumpman17 He's a semi-aquatic egg laying mammal of action!

    Former Staff
    Apr 11, 2003
    United States
    You can play the originals without the freaky graffiti graphics.
  11. VmprHntrD

    VmprHntrD GBAtemp Addict

    Nov 11, 2004
    United States
    Louisville, KY
    Yes but almost all the originals are unplayable if you are familiar with how they SHOULD work as they did in the arcade.

    Basically if I recall only Centipede, Gravitar, Warlords and Breakout play correctly. Every other of the 6 have some glaringly awful problems with them that render the arcade (as if) originals unplayable.

    For instance the target shooting in Missile Command is limited to the touch panel so you have to guess and lead the shots far more than normal to pick off all the bombs and aircraft in the non-touch screen. Others like pong, sprint, and tempest on the surface seem fine, but you got to use the stylus for 'arcade' control and it's implements very buggily so you just end up dying on accident.

    Basically if there was a DS title released this year you wanted to give someone as a spite gift and that person loves 80s (early) arcade this title would truly show them how much you wish death on them.