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Square Enix is considering creating ‘HD-2D’ remakes of more SNES games

Ma-Yuan

Member
They need a modded console to work and a supported TV, along with whatever hidden store that brings imported stuff, paying "god knows what".

You can't expect a 12 year old to get into these stuff.
What's important is what tools they give you, and they did the very opposite of making oversea games available. They region coded their consoles as an extra protection against porting.
I'm not the one in the wrong for not porting.
Besides, I did my part to help the industry. I have zero reservations about pirating some 20 year old game they actively discouraged me from playing.
First of all nice collection.

Second still wrong. I was 12 years when I let my PS1 be modded (and this chip does not read burned discs as mentioned before) and then I bought US and JP games. Which surprisingly were easily available locally in a small town in Germany less then 20k or if you were unlucky to live somewhere without a game shop or a rental store (which I used to rent US SNES games and play them via an adapter when I wasnt even 10 . . .) then you just needed that next gaming magazine and pick one of the many shops that had mail order to get your imported games. Many US games were the same price a N64 modul so should not be out of reach for a kid in europe.

Also if you can get into modding your console and finding people who sell you stolen stuff aka illegal copies with 12 . . . the former part I wrote doesn't some to outlandish for me. Its is just convenient to not pay and steal and I could for what ever reason not accept it as kid back then and can't now.
 

AREYOUOKAY?

Member
Do a PROPER Chrono Trigger remake.
Yeah as much as I'd like this HD 2D stuff I'd much rather experience Chrono and Terranigma in a new way with 3D like with Trials of Mana as I've already beaten them before. You can only see so much of the game world with 2D graphics even if it looks better. The Akira Toriyama artstyle keeps getting better and better in 3D with games like FighterZ and such.
 

Ozzie666

Member
Easy money, less risk, less development cost. There is a market for these, so not surprised. Just don't half ass them.
 

KiteGr

Member
First of all nice collection.

Second still wrong. I was 12 years when I let my PS1 be modded (and this chip does not read burned discs as mentioned before) and then I bought US and JP games. Which surprisingly were easily available locally in a small town in Germany less then 20k or if you were unlucky to live somewhere without a game shop or a rental store (which I used to rent US SNES games and play them via an adapter when I wasnt even 10 . . .) then you just needed that next gaming magazine and pick one of the many shops that had mail order to get your imported games. Many US games were the same price a N64 modul so should not be out of reach for a kid in europe.

Also if you can get into modding your console and finding people who sell you stolen stuff aka illegal copies with 12 . . . the former part I wrote doesn't some to outlandish for me. Its is just convenient to not pay and steal and I could for what ever reason not accept it as kid back then and can't now.
Don't compare everyone with your self.
A normal 12 year old wouldn't do 90% of the needed work for piracy, and then not pirate the damn thing. In Germany you might have strict laws against piracy, so stopping mid-way through the procedure and limit your self to just buying imports migh sound like a reasonable. Here in Greece the laws were not as strictly followed and the salaries are just a fraction of your's, so there are few "import stores" to reliably buy imported. Any store that offered more than just commercially selling games, was suggesting and/or moding your console to just pirate the thing, and don't bother with the hassle and cost of official imports.
As you can see, I avoided pirating for the most part and was called mad for building such a large collection. It's just a different way of thinking here. A couple of years ago I was looking to buy some used PS2 console because the one I had was reaching the end of its life, and couldn't find a single one that wouldn't come unmoded and without a bundle of pirated disks.

I had to say, I regretted dearly for going legit. At some point I've learned of the myriad of games we've never got besides very late ports, including chrono trigger, Chrono Cross, Saga games, Parasite Eve 1, Tales of series, Xenogear, any Final Fantasy before 7, Suikoden 3, wild arms 2 and the chery on top, Xenosaga 1 & 3. When the game was released, it was often very massively delayed. We didn't get for example the competitive fighting games Blazblue: calamity trigger and Guilty Gear Xrd: Sign that we got more than 9 months after the rest of the world...

Look at me ranting to you like you live in some Fantasy land like the US... You know what we went through.
The point is that in my country the stores that sold imports where scarce and you are the first person who talk about it as if it was a casual thing to do. I tried to stay legit and got punished for it. So now I'm ranting on how late these releases are.
 
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