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JAPJAC’s PC Engine 30 Years Tribute Vid

Spot the two mythical PC Engine Hibino PC Engines.

‘Forget Nintendo and Sega, they are not even a spit in the ocean in terms of power and gameplay. Even the Amiga would be hard pushed when you come up against THE MOST POWERFUL CONSOLE IN THE WORLD.’

Who could forget the first time they saw the Japanese White PC Engine in English magazines? C&VG`s Mean Machines? The Games Machine? ACE? `That` Micro Media Advertisement? The Western gaming World changed through grey importing and some people’s lives would never be the same again, all thanks to the PC Engine.

I became a PC Engine owner in 1989.

The 30th of October 2017 marks the PC Engine’s 30th Birthday.

Happy Birthday PC Engine And Many Happy Returns!

To play the shoot ’em-up Dark Left by Pandaemonium hidden in Riot/Telenet’s PC Engine Super CD-ROM game Tenshi No Uta II, load the game using System Card 1 or 2 so that the warning screen appears then press up, up, down, down and buttons II+I together.

To play the MSX game Cannon Ball by Hudson hidden in Hudson’s PC Engine HuCard game YouYou Jinsei-Victory Life, before spinning the roulette, press Select to bring up the player’s stats screen, hold down I, II and Run, then press Select.

Shoutouts to Shintaro Kanaoya, In Stock Computers, Tony Takoushi, Shekhana, Julian Rignall, Console Concepts, James Dexter, ACE Consoles, Robert Stallibrass, Mention Technical Services, Mike Philips, Rhine Games, Tony Rider, Martin Bean, PC Engine Supplies, Steve Lowe, Colin Dimond, Raven Games London, Onn Lee, Richard Gibbs, Micro Media, Chris Covell, Video Game Centre, goro inogashira and Mr. Hibino.

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