Japanese Famicom Disk System Infomercial (Nintendo, Legend of Zelda/Riddle of Mu (1980)

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    newtyson83782 Posted 8 years 5 months ago
    Thats Was Phineas & Ferb Japanese Version Famicom
    RetroBen81 Posted 11 years 1 month ago
    The Famicom Disk System didn't even run on AC power, it instead ran on 4 "C" batteries.
    Toggle Comment ThreadRetroBen81 Posted 11 years 5 months ago
    Does anyone know why Riddle of Murasame was never released in the U.S.?
    alteredcuber1317 Posted 1 year 14 days ago
    1) It's actually "Mysterious Murasame Castle"
    2) The game was too Japanese for American/European audiences. Nintendo did eventually release the game on the 3DS in 2014.
    VengefulRonin Posted 11 years 8 months ago
    What audience was this supposed to be aimed at? o_O Adults dont care about games and no kid would ever sit through this entire thing.

    And were those cutscenes in Legend of Zelda ingame? Cuz that's pretty cool if they were
    Darklord72 Posted 11 years 10 months ago
    i got one..a few years ago..pretty cool
    divinebovine Posted 12 years 1 month ago
    who actually did homework on any of these old comps? ITS FOR GAMES DANGIT >.<
    SummertmeBrews Posted 13 years 2 days ago
    Famicon circa.1983

    That would be rad if there was a full length anime for Zelda. Ive seen those originals clips before in the Nintendo Power ages ago. If anyone knows more, let me know..>?
    mrs.link Posted 13 years 2 months ago
    no way, screw that. I am NOT watching all of that crap. Still, looks pretty cool.
    Phantasmagoria_3D Posted 13 years 2 months ago
    Man, these infomercials are loooooooooong! Still, I liked this one! From what I know, the Famicom Disk System is exactly the same as the regular Famicom/NES, only it runs floppys with the games on them. This was also the system to have the original Japanese title, "Doki Doki Panic", until the game's characters were edited and the name was changed to, "Super Mario Bros. 2" (as a sequel to the original "Super Mario Bros.") It was pretty cool to see some of the games in action on this, such as "The Legend of Zelda"! (a classic, indeed) But it was rather funny to see the player who was controlling Link keep getting hurt by the monsters! LOL! The second game they showed, I'm not so familair with, but it does obviously appear to be another Japanese title that never made it to America (I think)

    MY THOUGHTS: This commercial was cool, but the game system is sooooooo ugly!
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