Poll

Which one is the best?

Commodore Amiga
5 (71.4%)
Atari ST
0 (0%)
Sega Megadrive
0 (0%)
Atari Lynx
2 (28.6%)
Super Nintendo
0 (0%)

Total Members Voted: 5

Voting closed: July 07, 2012, 16:08:10 PM

Author Topic: Battle Of The Bands: Shadow Of The Beast - Part 1 (16-bit)  (Read 3487 times)

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Battle Of The Bands: Shadow Of The Beast - Part 1 (16-bit)
« on: July 07, 2012, 16:08:10 PM »
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[size=180]Intro Music (16-bit)[/size]

The battle is on again! This time it's the turn of this classic game from Psygnosis!

In this first poll we will look at machines that featured a 16-bit sound processor.

So is the original Amiga version the best or was it done better on another? You decide!









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Re: Battle Of The Bands: Shadow Of The Beast - Part 1 (16-bi
« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2012, 18:46:56 PM »
Without a doubt the Amiga rules the roost on this battle, but the atari ST quartet version is pretty close to the Amiga original , the Mega drive one is exceptional, and if you never heard the Amiga version before hand, this would of won hands down, fantasic fm sound chip tune-age :)

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Re: Battle Of The Bands: Shadow Of The Beast - Part 1 (16-bi
« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2012, 18:52:24 PM »
I think is definately the hardest one to pick so far, all of the different versions are superb.

I plumped for the remixed Atari Lynx version, it just sounds so moody - I love it!  :-*

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Re: Battle Of The Bands: Shadow Of The Beast - Part 1 (16-bi
« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2012, 19:02:20 PM »
Amiga without doubt. I love this game.  8)
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Re: Battle Of The Bands: Shadow Of The Beast - Part 1 (16-bi
« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2012, 19:10:19 PM »
The game was actually more a tech demo than a game, as it s long play is only 15mins from start to finish..they admitted this in an interview many years later..shadow of the beast 2 was more a complete game than the first.

But yes the DAvid Whittaker score is epic..as was much of his other Amiga classics.

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Re: Battle Of The Bands: Shadow Of The Beast - Part 1 (16-bi
« Reply #5 on: July 07, 2012, 19:14:04 PM »
Quote from: "Greyfox"
The game was actually more a tech demo than a game, as it s long play is only 15mins from start to finish..they admitted this in an interview many years later.

Yep, thankfully the Lynx version is a different but similar looking game and much better for it.

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Re: Battle Of The Bands: Shadow Of The Beast - Part 1 (16-bi
« Reply #6 on: July 07, 2012, 20:03:37 PM »
I think the Amiga version is the best of the bunch. 

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Re: Battle Of The Bands: Shadow Of The Beast - Part 1 (16-bi
« Reply #7 on: July 08, 2012, 15:57:41 PM »
Going from the Spectrum to the Amiga, this was one of the early games that blew my tiny mind!

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Re: Battle Of The Bands: Shadow Of The Beast - Part 1 (16-bi
« Reply #8 on: July 11, 2012, 02:48:31 AM »
Amiga winning this over the Lynx right now!

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Re: Battle Of The Bands: Shadow Of The Beast - Part 1 (16-bi
« Reply #9 on: July 11, 2012, 03:23:38 AM »
Have to go with the Amiga for this one.

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Re: Battle Of The Bands: Shadow Of The Beast - Part 1 (16-bi
« Reply #10 on: July 17, 2012, 04:42:40 AM »

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Re: Battle Of The Bands: Shadow Of The Beast - Part 1 (16-bi
« Reply #11 on: August 09, 2012, 13:46:33 PM »
Thats a better quality one than what I posted  :)

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Re: Battle Of The Bands: Shadow Of The Beast - Part 1 (16-bi
« Reply #12 on: August 14, 2012, 00:23:59 AM »
Agreed, simply fantastic all round..
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Re: Battle Of The Bands: Shadow Of The Beast - Part 1 (16-bi
« Reply #13 on: August 15, 2012, 18:11:14 PM »
SNES version:


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Re: Battle Of The Bands: Shadow Of The Beast - Part 1 (16-bi
« Reply #14 on: September 01, 2012, 15:53:52 PM »
Recorded a 50hz version of the Mega Drive one as the tempo is more like the original: