We review the game on its merits nearly 25 years after it should have been originally released, noting the elements lifted and reworked for Star Fox 64 less than a year later. With gameplay and a story so wildly different from the original, did Nintendo get cold feet as their 16-bit era dominance was coming to an end, or were there other factors at play?
SeanOrange is a retro game fan from the US. Vinnk is a retro import fan who took things one step further and moved to Japan. Together they make Famicom Dojo: a web series dedicated exploring the Japanese history of video games and consoles from the other side of the Pacific.