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MasaMuneCyrus

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Japan-only games on Wii VC a possibility
« on: February 15, 2007, 08:12:55 pm »
As reported on WIRED Blogs...

Quote from: George Harrison, Senior Vice President - Nintendo of America
We are aware that there are some very successful Japanese franchises that have a small following in the US, and that they could never be reached by putting these products out at retail. We're open to games released in Japan if we can get them translated properly.

Now... I know that it's completely ludicrous to even entertain the thought of Radical Dreamers on the Virtual Console, but perhaps we can at least be hopeful of some other good games, such as Seiken Densetsu 3 and the Dragon Quests?
« Last Edit: February 15, 2007, 08:17:31 pm by MasaMuneCyrus »

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Re: Japan-only games on Wii VC a possibility
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2007, 10:46:09 pm »
Seiken Densetsu 3, that would be awesome. I love that game. (just for clarity that is Secret of Mana 2 right? lol)

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Re: Japan-only games on Wii VC a possibility
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2007, 12:19:02 am »
just for clarity that is Secret of Mana 2 right?

Yes. Although Secret of Mana is actually Secret of Mana 2, which would make Seiken Densetsu 3, Secret of Mana 3.

For clarity:

Seiken Densetsu 1 = Final Fantasy Adventure
Seiken Densetsu 2 = Secret of Mana
Seiken Densetsu 3 = Seiken Densetsu 3

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Re: Japan-only games on Wii VC a possibility
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2007, 06:07:24 am »
Bringing to North America Seiken Densetsu 3, Treasure Hunter G, Bahamut Lagoon, Live-A-Live, all the Front Missions, would be awesome! That would be a pure revolution, kinda like a come back of the 90s Golden Era...

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Re: Japan-only games on Wii VC a possibility
« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2007, 06:35:35 am »
what about europe bring them here too or suffer the consequences i mean.......... Please

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Re: Japan-only games on Wii VC a possibility
« Reply #5 on: February 16, 2007, 06:59:47 am »
The problem with Europe is that Square Enix has few Japanese-to-European language translators, and since they don't want double Japanese-to-English-to-European translations (because it will become like Chinese whispers)...

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Re: Japan-only games on Wii VC a possibility
« Reply #6 on: February 16, 2007, 07:32:37 am »
Since I have absolutely no idea about VC, will we(Europeans) be able to download games from the American VC Server(and play them, of course)? Or will they be "continent only" stuff so we won't get anything new at all?

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Re: Japan-only games on Wii VC a possibility
« Reply #7 on: February 16, 2007, 08:44:41 am »
Bahamut Lagoon too? That'd be pretty great. I just found that game too, for my ZSNES. It's good so far, but I'm not really all that far. School is getting in the way.  :(

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Re: Japan-only games on Wii VC a possibility
« Reply #8 on: February 16, 2007, 05:28:11 pm »
Actually, CT would be good for the European one. And the American one too, to an extent since you lot didn't get a decently translated one.

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Re: Japan-only games on Wii VC a possibility
« Reply #9 on: February 26, 2007, 12:27:58 pm »
Since I have absolutely no idea about VC, will we(Europeans) be able to download games from the American VC Server(and play them, of course)? Or will they be "continent only" stuff so we won't get anything new at all?

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Re: Japan-only games on Wii VC a possibility
« Reply #10 on: February 26, 2007, 05:22:27 pm »
According to a friend of mine who has the Wii, we can't.