Famicom Mini: Kid Icarus

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  1. xwatchmanx
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    My sister loves Kid Icarus: Uprising, but she only has a GBA, so I was thinking of getting her the Famicom mini version of the first game, which was only released in Japan. However, despite my googling, I can't find out whether it has English or Japanese text. I ask because I know that the Japanese version of the original Super Mario Bros. had English text in the Japanese version. Can anyone answer this question for me?
     
  2. Harsky

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    If I'm right in thinking that this game IS a direct port of the Famicom version then yeah, there will be Japanese text (mostly at the end I guess).
     
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    Yeah, it's not a big deal though, right? Text is mostly just menus and the pause button and stuff?
     
  4. Minox

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    Had a look at the game myself just now and while there are some smaller texts in English the rest appears to be in Japanese.
     
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    this looks like a DS though , not the famicom , by famicom I assume you mean the wii mini. It is in Japanese though.
     
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    Not really. He's asking if the GBA port of the NES Kid Icarus game is in Japanese or English because it was only released in Japan.
     
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    Having skimmed through a gameplay video of the whole game there doesn't appear to be all that much text to speak of. Most of it should be guessable/obvious enough and only the last ending scene appears to have slightly more text.
     
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    This.

    Anyway, thanks for all your answers, guys. That's all I needed to know. :)
     
  9. emigre

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    How about downloading the rom and finding out that way?
     
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    That sounds suspiciously like work.

    In all seriousness, idk why I didn't think of that though.
     
  11. Foxi4

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    This might be relevant to your interests.

    http://www.amazon.com/Mobile-Portable-System-White-Nintendo-DS/dp/B0027ESBCG/ref=sr_1_7?s=videogames&ie=UTF8&qid=1372623613&sr=1-7&keywords=hyperkin nes

    http://hyperkin.com/retro-gaming/retro-system-fc-mobile-ii-black.html

    Just slap a NES cartridge in and you're done. You can even connect it to a TV and play with wireless controllers as well as the lightgun. It's the closest you can get to a portable NES without resorting to emulators, althought a PSP with custom firmware might be the more cost-effective option.
     
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    xwatchmanx GBAtemp's (Un)Ironic Weeaboo

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    I appreciate the suggestion, but I'm honestly not looking for a portable NES or anything like that. Just an official way to play a particular NES game on a GBA (which there is). Thanks, though.
     
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