Until now .. NDS RPG title vs GBA title .. Who win?

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  1. tomrev
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    I mean average quality of games.
     


  2. eSPy

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    i dont get it? are you saying which system had better RPGs?
     
  3. I am r4ymond

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    Should've provided more information rather than only referring to your short Topic name.
     
  4. granville

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    95% sure he wants to know which system wins in terms of quality RPG. And I'd say it's a tough thing to call. I'll cheat and say DS wins because i have a Lite and can play GBA games on it! [​IMG]
     
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    If your talking in numbers of RPG's I would say DS, but I am pretty sure GBA has the most RPG's to make it to America since like 75% of the RPG's on the DS are only in Japan and pretty much most of them aren't leaving there
     
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    I'm sorry for making an unclear topic. Yes, I mean which System win in term of quality of RPG games.
     
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    -Summon Night
    -DQ9
    -SaGa2
    -Soma Bringer
    -World Destruction aka SOD
    -FF Hikari no Senshi
    -PS0

    these games are superb on DS
     
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    Great titles! However, is World of Destruction great?


    GBA Fans have games which beat elixerdream's list?
     
  9. Hadrian

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    GBA RPG's have better variety and quality.
     
  10. ZeroTm

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    Didn't really like world destruction. Waaaay too easy. However nothing beats Riviera the promised land on the gba or golden sun 1 and 2 except maybe golden sun ds. So far I'd say the gba has better rpgs.
     
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    i think golden sun and mother 3 is on the class of their own [​IMG]

    World Destruction would not be the best DS RPG
    but it is something different from the tradition JRPG [​IMG]

    by the way,
    i don't know how you guys view inazuma 11
    i think the whole series is pretty interesting
     
  12. astrangeone

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    Agreed. Mother 3 is amazing - great storytelling and great randomness.

    I like World destruction. It's like rpg lite, basically.

    I think the gba had better, solid classical titles while the ds has innovative ideas on it. PS0? TWENTY? Phantom Hourglass/Spirit tracks?

    So, basically, if you want classic, go play gba. If you want something newer - go play some games on the ds.
     
  13. Satangel

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    GBA is still the best platform for RPG's IMHO, only PS2 comes close.
    I still play my GBA regularly, Fire Emblem is just too tempting...
     
  14. nuker

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    best Plattforms based on RPGs:

    1. Snes
    2. PS1
    3. NDS/PS2


    i don't say that all of this RPGs are good but they aren't bad either.

    can someone contribute a list for GBA RPGs? [​IMG]
     
  15. DeMoN

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    Heh, my vote will depend solely on Golden Sun DS. [​IMG]
    Right now I'd say GBA because of Golden Sun, Pokemon, and Final Fantasy. Plus, the GBA Fire Emblems completely outshine the bullcrap DS one.
     
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    i don't know why Nintendo haven't brought more Fire Emblem games especially for my wii^^. but something that totally confuses me is the fact that there isn't a 2D Metroid for the NDS. Metroid Zero Mission and Metroid Fusion were/are the best GBA games, imo. but back to topic.

    For me, the NDS have more good RPGs then the GBA.
     
  17. Sterling

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    Lol at the Golden Sun reference. [​IMG]

    GBA RPGs of note (that I know of):
    Riviera
    Pokemon (series)
    Golden Sun 1&2
    Yggdra Union
    Mario and Luigi 1
    Breath of Fire
    Tactics Ogre
    Final Fantasy Tactics Advanced
    Fire Emblem
    Tales of Phantasia
    Medabots


    That's all I have for now. [​IMG]
     
  18. Uncle FEFL

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    I liked it better than FE 8. Hopefully Fire Emblem has a big enough fanbase to support another game.


    I love RPGs, but I never really got to play very many at all.


    Sterl500, you forgot Advance Wars (series). [​IMG] A little harder than FE to some; it's made by the same company. Really good game. Try 'em out.
     
  19. Frog

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    I'd have to say GBA for golden sun, fire emblem and pokemon... oh and the ff6 port!!
     
  20. Satangel

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    Advance Wars is not really an RPG (on GBA it isn't, on DS it's a little bit RPG in the latest game, since you can gain levels).
    It's more of a tactical game.

    There are 3 Fire Emblem games on the GBA, the third one was only released in Japan and you can play it via a translation patch. It's way harder then the other two.

    I too hope they make another Fire Emblem for DS, can't wait! I really liked the graphics on DS actually.