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Are there any good games that never made it to the NES from the Famicom?

Besides Mother and the real Mario 2, I mean.

>> No.1862096

>>1862079
Battle City
Samurai Pizza Cats
3 eyes Boy
Recca
Crisis Force
Kid Dracula
Hammerin Harry 2
Lupin
Nuts and Milk
Armadillo
Arumana no Kiseki
Bio Miracle Bokutte Upa
Don Doko Don 2
Downtown Special: Kunio-kun no Jidaigeki Dayo Zenin Shuugou
Kaiketsu Yanchamaru 3
Moon Crystal
Nekketsu! Street Basket - Ganbare Dunk Heroes
Monty no Doki Doki Daisassou
Wai Wai World 1 and 2

>> No.1862118

>>1862096

You forgot Famicom Grand Prix II: 3D Hot Rally

(AKA Mario Kart 0)

>> No.1862119
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>>1862118
forgot pic

captcha: Slowlyr Highways

>> No.1862128

>>1862079
Gimmick is fantastic.

Though I suppose that doesn't count since it was released in Scandinavia.

>> No.1862134

>>1862096
>Recca
holy shit

>> No.1862469

>>1862096
You might as well mention the half of the FC library at that rate, considering the huge amount of exclusives that Japan got.

>> No.1862567

>>1862079
Sweet Home.

>> No.1862635

>>1862079
Eggerland series, aka adventures of lolo in us/euro.

While first two lolo games has puzzles from japanese-only eggerland games, it still has lots of puzzles that didnt make it to lolo series, and there are some differences, like in lolo you play all levels in same order(linear), while in eggerland its one huge maze and often you have choices where to go between puzzles, and one of them has build-in level editor too.

Also japanese lolo1 and 2(2 and 3 in us/euro) has completely different puzzles too, and they are much harder and tedious when comparing to us/euro version.

>> No.1862642

I'd say Akumajou Densetsu (Castlevania 3) counts since the US version was fucked with so bad and it has inferior sound to the famicom version

>> No.1863063
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1863063

ganbare goemon 2

>> No.1864148

>>1862469
I only mentioned games that i consider good, like he asked, and japan got a lot more then that.

>> No.1864180

>>1862642
This. The gameplay, graphics, and sound are all drastically better.
Example:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zafzX19Kc98

>> No.1864182

>>1862096
Also,

Moai Kun
Chojin Sentai Jetman
Solbrain (the Jap version of Shatterhand, highly different from Shatterhand so I count it as a different game)
Spartan X-2
Splatterhouse Wanpaku Graffiti
Kid Dracula
Fuzzical Fighter
Getsufu Ma Den
Otocky
Ai Senshi Nicol

And if you're into RPGs, the famicom has a tons of good stuff too. Final Fantasy 3 is my favourite, but I heard Chronicle of the Radia War was great.

Also I remember some obscure SHMUP which was quite original because it was a mix between SHMUP and platforming, but I can't remember the name for the life of me.

Also wasn't Adventure Island 4 famicom only?

>> No.1864356
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1864356

Mother fucking Yume Penguin Monogatari.

Teach that penguin to stop being a fat fuck and get his girlfriend back.

>> No.1864376
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1864376

Cocoron is the tightest shit. It's a Mega Man-esque platformer where you get to build your own character. Highly recommended.
I've had fun with Goonies 1 and Binary Land too. I'd like more good exclusives myself so I'll be monitoring this thread.

>> No.1864379

>>1864376
Is that the one that opens with a tapir stealing some kid's dream?

>> No.1864380

>>1864379
That sounds about right, but I've never actually stuck around for the cutscenes.

>> No.1864383

>>1864180
Call me crazy but I like the first one better.

>> No.1864384

>>1862128
It might as well be called a japanese exclusive, that scandinavian release is rare as fuck.

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1864389

>>1864384
In that case I suggest Bananan Ouji no Daibouken. The only release it got outside of Japan was Germany of all places.

>> No.1864441

>>1864384
also jap version has better music too

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1864448

>>1862079

Famicom Tantei Club
Metal Slader Glory

>> No.1864479

Mother 1 isn't a good game tbh.

>> No.1864683

>>1864479
What version did you play? Earthbound Zero is boring as fuck but if you play the translation patch for the gba port it makes everything in the game a whole lot better.

>> No.1864860

>>1864479
It's just Dragon Quest with an original modern day setting, wacky sci-fi plot and good dialogues.
It's a good game actually, for being a Famicom game, the game is pretty good looking, has great audio (not the GBA version) and decent conttols, the only problem may be the randome ocunters, but if you're used to playing contemporary RPGs that isn't a big issue. Also like Dragon Quest, battles end up quickly as long as you're quick to come up with the best possible strategy for each enemy. Just like Dragon Quest.

>> No.1864919

>>1862096
Pegasus or Dendy?

>> No.1865041

>>1863063
>still waiting for working english snes goemon patches

>> No.1865057

>>1862079
Nintendo of America made the right call when they rejected Super Mario Bros. 2 though.

>> No.1865071

JustBreed is a pretty good srpg

>> No.1865186

>>1864180
That's a very drastic difference...how was it even possible for them to do that to the sound?

>> No.1865191
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1865191

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oMexAWRftto

>> No.1865227

>>1862642
Reminds me of the Famicom version of Contra. It had cutscenes.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XnBYxh1N1E8

>> No.1865304

>>1865041
It's never going to happen anon.
The sorts of people that learn to translate Japanese are the same sorts of people who only care about shitty obscure JRPGs.

>> No.1865312

>>1865304
That is the point, why should people translate games they don't like, when they already do this for free? That and RPG's get translated because they more text and language barrier than games like Goemon which are mostly platformers

>> No.1865362

>>1865186
Not that anon but...
The famicom version used the VRC6 chip, which was a custom chip by konami that improved graphics and sound capabilities. Nes didn't have it and I know it has to due with the lockout chip and pins but I'm not 100% sure on exactly why it cannot use chips in that capacity. Now, what really blows me away is the VRC7 chip, which almost sounds like it belongs in a 16-bit console. Only game that used it was Lagrange point:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drwX7MbB_IE

>> No.1865369

>>1865362
>Lagrange Point
Sounds hella Genesis

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1865387

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tu_XTsZSBf4

>> No.1865494

>>1865312
I know they don't have to translate games they don't give a shit about. I also don't have to give a shit about their shitty JRPG translations.

>> No.1866107

>>1864919
Terminator

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>>1862079
There are a lot of decent adventure games on the famicom if your proficient in Japanese.
Famicom Tantei Club Part 1 -Kieta Koukeisha
Famicom Tantei Club Part 2 - Ushiro ni Tatsu Shoujo
Nishimura Kyoutarou Mystery - Blue Train Satsujin Jiken
Portopia Renzoku Satsujin Jiken (Apprantly one of Kojima's favourite games)
Yamamura Misa Suspense - Kyouto Hana no Misshitsu Satsujin Jiken
Yamamura Misa Suspense - Kyouto Ryuu no Tera Satsujin Jiken
Yamamura Misa Suspense - Kyouto Zaiteku Satsujin Jiken
Satsujin Club
Summer Carnival '92 Recca (insane shmup) expensive to buy the original though

and parroting what others have said Sweet home, Bio Miracle Bokkute Upa, Labyrinth,
Parodius

>>1865387
Love you anon

>> No.1866304

>>1864356
second this. This is simply the greatest fucking game ever.

>> No.1867474

>>1865304
>obscure JRPGs.
Not really, they actually prefer to spend years retranslating shit that's already in English because they think the current translations aren't good enough.

>> No.1867487

Otocky
Layla
Super Monkey Daibouken

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hcQhnJxP7qU

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1868867

Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together (SFC)

>> No.1868874

>>1868867
>Tactics Ogre
>Famicom

And it was released officially on the PS1 anyway, it is the same English translation people copy and pasted in the SNES rom

>> No.1868882

>>1867474
>Oh no, they translated Kuso into Crap instead of Shit! Clearly this is a dumbed down kiddy translation that needs to be completely overhauled!

>> No.1868896

Final Fantasy II & III

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