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Hong Kong 97 (Super Nintendo Entertainment System) - Overview
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Developer

HappySoft

Genre

Shooter

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01/01/95 HappySoft
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Summary

Hong Kong 97 was made by a bunch of assholes at a developer called Happy Soft in 1995. If you're curious, and you should be, Happy Soft were a group of home brewers, rather than a "formal" developer. Given the constraints put by Nintendo and other console publishers, it's really a noble effort on Happy Soft's part that they put in all the work to make actual Super Famicom cartridges and everything on their own. Unlicensed and pirated games were pretty common the world over on the NES, Famicom, and even Gameboy, but their numbers greatly dwindled in the 16-bit era.

At any rate, many Japanese fan sites rate this as one of the most notable examples of a "kusoge" (translation: "shit game", and refers to games that develop cult followings because of how horrible they are and also what exactly makes them so horrible.) I started it up, expecting a campy bunch of campiness, or whatever, like you would find in Cho Aniki, or Urban Yeti, or even Hoshi wo Miru Hito, or any other game that earns the reputation of being an example of kuso-ge. What I found speaks for itself.

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Screenshot Added spurgeonryan 05th Feb 2018
Game Information Updated oliist 11th Aug 2009
Release Date Added to Database oliist 11th Aug 2009
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Opinion (7)

spurgeonryan posted 05/02/2018, 08:02
Oh oliist.
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ArtofAngels posted 06/03/2008, 04:18
So if it's not a proper game, so there will never be sales for this game, it's not an offical Nintendo licensed product, no one is going to click that they own it, so why is it on the database?
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nordlead posted 06/03/2008, 04:14
I should say published by someone illegal methods.
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nordlead posted 06/03/2008, 04:13
it was published by Happy Soft. Its the same as a Wisdom Tree game.
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ArtofAngels posted 06/03/2008, 04:12
So if this is some homebrew crap then it shouldn't be on the database.
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