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Let's Compare Midnight Resistance
« on: August 10, 2014, 17:28:27 PM »
Midnight Resistance is a side-scrolling action shooting game that was released in the arcades in 1989. The game was ported by Data East to the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive in 1990 and by Ocean Software to various home computer platforms that same year. Midnight Resistance is set in a dystopian future where the player controls a member of a resistance movement who goes on a mission to rescue his kidnapped family from a mad scientist.  So, how well did the game translate to home versions?  Let's find out...

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Re: Let's Compare Midnight Resistance
« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2014, 20:53:48 PM »
Never played this one. From my experiences most Sega conversions were pretty close to the original. I was impressed with all them. The ZX Spectrum version looks like a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle when standing next to the green jeep. That would be my choice to play first.  A for effort for the color palette available.

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Re: Let's Compare Midnight Resistance
« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2014, 21:03:03 PM »
The Genesis version does look really good.  Something to check out!

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Re: Let's Compare Midnight Resistance
« Reply #3 on: August 11, 2014, 21:11:15 PM »
Yes, it would. Wonder how an arcade stick for the Genesis version would work?

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Re: Let's Compare Midnight Resistance
« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2014, 21:15:05 PM »
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Yes, it would. Wonder how an arcade stick for the Genesis version would work?

Are you referring to the Arcade Stick controllers that exist for the console or something else?

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Re: Let's Compare Midnight Resistance
« Reply #5 on: August 11, 2014, 21:24:23 PM »
Yep, the six button arcade stick. I do not have one but it would be interesting to see if getting one would help or hurt the play experience.

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Re: Let's Compare Midnight Resistance
« Reply #6 on: August 11, 2014, 21:27:39 PM »
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Yep, the six button arcade stick. I do not have one but it would be interesting to see if getting one would help or hurt the play experience.

I have one.  If I get the game, I'll let you know.  :)

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Re: Let's Compare Midnight Resistance
« Reply #7 on: August 11, 2014, 23:08:28 PM »
The animation on the C64 version is ace  :21:

How does the gun direction mechanic work on this?
Does it lock direction when holding the fire button?