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Rensuke Oshikiri PC Engine mini Interview

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Rensuke Oshikiri PC Engine mini Interview

Manga Creator and Hi Score Girl Author Rensuke Oshikiri Clears Splatterhouse and Talks About His Love For the PC Engine!

Rensuke Oshikiri is well known for being a passionate PC Engine fan, having professed his love for it in the third chapter of his autobiographical manga Pico Pico Shounen. Today we had him try out the PC Engine mini and talk with us about his impressions of it, as well as past memories. ...But what we didn't plan on was the amount of nostalgia and expert play he'd show us as soon as he started playing Splatterhouse! It may be the first time this has happened during an interview in Famitsu history (?), so bear witness to his great love for the PC Engine! Continue Reading

Gradius

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Hardware: Famicom/NES
04/25/1986 (Japan), 12/1986 (US), 11/30/1988 (PAL)
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Nearly one year after the original, Gradius finally came home to the Famicom/NES. This home port does as respectable of a job as a Famicom game can of replicating the look and feel of the original. Sure you don't get the Big Core boss rising directly from the ashes of whatever thing came before it, or the full depth of music found in the arcade version, but at least this is a game that looks good and still has the original music scaled down for the Famicom. Continue Reading