This is the fourth 3DS console to go home : a 3DS XL Chinese iQue brand colors of Mario (after Zelda 3DS, 3DS Peach Earned Club Nintendo 3DS XL Pikachu). For those who do not know, I had already discussed history of the mark iQue when I presented Gameboy Advance iQue purchased during my last trip to China there are now 2 years. Nintendo products sold officially on Chinese soil have always been a bit special editions, exclusive and often very original, and since the Gameboy Advance. Released in December, 3DS XL is no exception and I'll introduce you to one of the 3 models sold on the market that I was kindly brought to Beijing. Continue reading →
If you doubt, Game Boy is not dead, instead for at least 5 years he made his comeback through a rather unexpected : the underground electronic music and movement “chip-tunes” and “circuit-bending”. This movement consists mainly divert electronic object, often former, and converting into a musical instrument (by the addition of components and knobs). So, Dictation Magic one Texas Instrument or an old Game Boy are sometimes found on stages as a tool and customizations made by these artists are often amazing : the most important of it is in my eyes the addition of a backlight LED. Continue reading →
Having discovered the series with the second installment on PS2 in the range Simple 2000 (a range of games sold for budgets 2000 yen), I threw myself on this Earth Defense Force 3 Japan upon its release on Xbox 360. Time flies, it was 2006 ! Six years after its release behold D3 Publisher made recycling and decides to bring this third installment of the series on the latest Sony laptop. For sure I would have preferred a new episode but this port is PSVita ? Continue reading →
Here's something to do while waiting wisely PC-Engine Bible Collector Pix'n in love scheduled for the end of next month. It is a bit of a shipment that contains particular 3 PC-Engine games in CD format·ROM ² and Super CD·ROM² “unofficial” : Space Fantasy Zone, Rockman and Ginga Fukei Densetsu Sapphire. Unofficial because the first is a title “unreleased” and was canceled just before its release, porting the second Famicom and the last as a reproduction of a very (too) expensive. Continue reading →
As an amateur history of the distribution market “exotic”, I discover every day. And as you say it is not pie. Latest discovery dated : each Famicom Taïwanaise. After version Hong Kong that I had made earlier in the year alongside its big sister, Taiwan version here now. Little information is currently circulating on this version, but I suggest you at least find the console images with some cool bonus stories. Continue reading →
Ahhh ça and est, after months of patience, I finally got hold of Brazilian version distributed by Tec Toy Quackshot. Some of you know, Quackshot is one of my favorite games on the Megadrive, and one of the retro titles which I replay more than once a year (and I always end up fingers in the nose). After presenting the Korean versions, I propose a new little recap in pictures of all versions of the game that I met today. Continue reading →
La saga Shinobi, which will celebrate its 25 years next November, is a series that I particularly since its first episode on the Master System to the Saturn version kitchissime. I must admit that everything that followed these securities is relatively uninteresting for me.
Obviously the best for me are 3 episodes appeared on the Megadrive : The Super Shinobi (Revenge of Shinobi) and his unforgettable compositions Yuzo Koshiro, The Super Shinobi II (Shinobi III home) and Shadow Dancer.
BUT ! Do not forget the original, and especially very good episodes Gamegear the conduct “Megamanesque”. Continue reading →
Here is a shipment that will allow me to complete even a little project I started there in 2 years. Indeed, I would like to meet a Full Set Pc-Engine Hucard, in loose. Everything is stored in a workbook with sheets specific plastic. This format is so cool, that even in loose form can be a cute collection. In addition, some of these cards are findable for a pittance, the image of this pretty lot 54 Hucards found on Yahoo Japan Auction for an average of € 2 / room. There are some very good songs and even some that are not common at all. Continue reading →