I Would So Play This Fake Pacific Rim Video Game

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Pacific Rim never got an 8-bit Nintendo game. Why? Because Guillermo Del Toro wasn't making big Hollywood movies during the 1980s, that's why. But what if he were...

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Okay, title screen up there. Ignore the 2013 copyright and pencil in 1987. Do it.

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So, now kaiju are on Earth, threatening human existence, blah, blah, blah.

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Select your Jaeger! "A" is "jump," and "B" is "punch." Got it.

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YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS.

This "Famicom Pacific Rim" was created by Japanese artist Chofu Shimen.

ファミコン版パシフィック・リム [調布市民]

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DISCUSSION

That made my day. Wish someone would get on it and release a homebrew NES "Pacific Rim" game for real... but skip the golf and stick to giant robot vs kaiju bit.

And here is the full "Robot Jox" movie as a bonus: