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Author Topic: Kunio-kun: Retro Brawler Bundle - all japanese only NES games translated  (Read 1034 times)

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So, I discovered they just released this bundle, which includes 11 games previously Japan-only officially translated into English FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER. (not counting the messed up localized versions)
They actually even retranslated the original Downtown Nekketsu Monogatari, keeping all the original characters and dialog, including it alongside River City Ransom.

All those games now in official english versions:

    Nekketsu Renegade Kunio-kun
    Nekketsu High School Dodgeball Club
    Downtown Nekketsu Story
    Nekketsu High School Dodgeball Club - Soccer Story
    Downtown Nekketsu March Super-Awesome Field Day!
    Downtown Special Kunio-kun's Historical Period Drama!
    Go-Go! Nekketsu Hockey Club Slip-and-Slide Madness
    Surprise! Nekketsu New Records! The Distant Gold Medal
    Nekketsu Fighting Legend
    Kunio-kun's Nekketsu Soccer League
    Nekketsu! Street Basketball All-Out Dunk Heroes


But much to my surprise, they are not releasing a PC version (Switch/PS4 only). Judging by this video it seems to be only a emulator running in the background... I wonder, would it be possible to extract the translated roms from the game?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jcyyXmDBXQw

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Re: Kunio-kun: Retro Brawler Bundle - all japanese only NES games translated
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2020, 02:32:42 pm »
I hope someone can pull it off, I'd love to get my hands on Downtown Nekketsu Story to change the text to my liking.  :D :cookie:

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Re: Kunio-kun: Retro Brawler Bundle - all japanese only NES games translated
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2020, 05:59:56 pm »
They also hacked some of the games to improve performance and response. For example Double Dragon 1 has less input lag, less flickering and fixed bugs. Was it rom hacking?

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Re: Kunio-kun: Retro Brawler Bundle - all japanese only NES games translated
« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2020, 10:58:48 am »
Why is that as soon as a company goes to this effort, the first thing I see is people effectively asking to pirate the game?
Yes, it probably is possible to rip. And I'll assume someone probably has on some warez site.

Basically a ROM request so lock.
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