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Old 04-12-2009, 06:57 PM   #1
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Retro game Challenge

I have this game and the games are fun but I hear the games aren't real NES games from back in the 80's. I'm so confused right now! Are these games real? Wikipedia says they're just based off of real NES games so I assume that means the original games were modified for Retro Game Challenge but now I just read that Haggle Man was an actual game back in the 80's. Someone shine some light on the situation please!
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Old 04-12-2009, 07:00 PM   #2
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Thrown back in time to the 1980's, you are turned into a young boy and forced to play video games by an evil self-proclaimed "Game Master", Game Master Arino. Game Master Arino will test your gaming skills by throwing various challenges at you in a wide-variety of retro games including shooters, racing, action and even an epic role-playing game - your only way to return is to defeat him in every retro game challenge he throws at you. But you are not alone in your quest-armed with access to gaming magazines, cheat codes can be found to warp to later levels, receive unlimited continues or even become invincible! A young Arino is at your side to keep you company during your challenges, quite amused at the fact that he grows up to be so evil in the future to be the cause of your current predicament. Test your skills with the awesomeness of the 8-bit era and prevent the retro games from exacting their revenge! An original game based on the popular Japanese GAME CENTER CX TV series, Retro Game Challenge reinvents how classic games are played by having the player complete short challenges in a wide-variety of games to keep the game play fresh and rewarding. Specific challenges in shooters, racing, action and a role-playing game are integrated into the story, while the in-game magazines offer cheat codes as well as fake 80's news stories paying tribute to the rich history of the gaming industry. Whether it's 80's nostalgia for the seasoned gamer or experiencing classic 8-bit game play for the first time, Retro Game Challenge has something for everyone.
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Old 04-12-2009, 07:01 PM   #3
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http://blog.liquidcross.com/2009/04/...ja-haggle-man/

This says that Haggle Man was released back then but when I google Haggle Man, Retro Game Challenge just comes up. And wikpedia just says all the games are based off another.
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Old 04-12-2009, 07:36 PM   #4
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I think Haggle Man was a Japan-exclusive, but I'm only basing that off the picture in the blog you linked to.

Could you give us a list of these games?
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Cosmic Gate

  • A 2-D fixed shooter game in the vein of Galaga. The player views their spaceship and oncoming enemies from a top down view and can move only left and right along the bottom of the screen.

Robot Ninja Haggle Man

  • A side-scrolling platformer game in the vein of Ninja Jajamaru Kun in which players stun and kill enemies.
  • Haggle Man's Japanese title is Karakuri Ninja Haguruman (からくり忍者ハグルマン ,lit. Device/trick Ninja Gearman?).

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Star Prince

  • A 2-D shooter game in the vein of Star Soldier advertised as an improvement over Cosmic Gate. It boasts the added elements of moving up and down as well as transforming between multiple ships.

Robot Ninja Haggle Man 2

  • A sequel to Haggle Man with better graphics, it alleges expanded levels and tougher enemies.

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Guadia Quest

  • A traditional RPG in which the main character is descended from a hero of legend. The character is tasked by the king from the show with gathering a party to defeat the king of darkness. This game combines the interface and map style of Dragon Quest with the monster contacting system of Shin Megami Tensei.

Robot Ninja Haggle Man 3

From Wikipedia.
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I'm definitely not sure. I haven't heard of any of them, but I'm able to find videos of them online. Could just be video of the DS game, though.
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Well I guess they're just remakes of the NES titles they're based on. I can't find any info other than the link I posted that say any of those games are on the NES.
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Old 04-15-2009, 02:54 PM   #9
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Yeah, I like it.
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