Sometimes I just get confused when it comes to localization decisions. Why can’t we get the manga license with our games? Did they think we wouldn’t like a plane based shooter because it had a comic with it that we didn’t recognize?
Good thing that I have Steampunk Link and Emmy Zero from SNEScapades here to help straighten things up. Listen in as we try to solve this and other mysterious aspects of this early SNES era gem.
Learn such things as:
- Why can’t games based on rather obscure manga just keep their name when the game comes out in the US?
- Do we really need a backstory when the game itself is so simple and quite frankly rather self explanatory?
- Does the Mega Man release schedule make sense to anyone?
- And so much more!
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Intro/Outro Music by Best Day, who probably doesn’t know how to fly a plane.