When The Future of Video Games Was...Tape Decks

This is a commercial for Hitachi's H2 model of the MSX, Microsoft's unsung hero of Japan's gaming past. The soothing tones, the brilliant whites, the computer-generated animal...this is the future, people. The distant, star-gazing future! Where video games are so advanced they're sold not on discs, or downloaded over… » 9/07/12 1:30am 9/07/12 1:30am

All I Ever Wanted, Konami, Was a Little Congraturations

It's perhaps not as famous as other hatchet jobs on the English language perpetrated by Japanese developers in the 1980s, but it's one of my favourites nonetheless.

This is from the MSX version of Salamander, which you may know as Life Force, a shmup first released in 1986. » 5/30/12 11:30pm 5/30/12 11:30pm