Sun, 3 October 2021
It feels like Famicom is kind of playing catch-up with SG-1000 this episode, as every game appearing here arrived on shelves in the wake of a Sega-published equivalent—either the exact same game (as in Space Invaders), one exploring the same root concept in different ways (Soccer), or a game with almost suspicious conceptual and mechanical similarities (Formation Z). Of course, the Nintendo version of these games absolutely eclipsed Sega's, right? Well... maybe not always.
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Production notes: NES and Famicom footage in this episode was captured from an @Analogue Nt Mini via RGB out. Arcade footage (when possible) was captured from MiSTer (special thanks: @MiSTer Addons ). Standard definition video upscaled to 720 with xRGB Mini Framemeister and @Retro Tink 5X.
Direct download: Formation_Z___Soccer___Championship_Lode_Runner___Space_Invaders_retrospective__NES_Works_Gaiden_29.mp4
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:00pm EST