Pengo: Ringwide Version

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  1. Black Squirrel

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    Here's something unexpected - Sega are planning to release an updated version of their 1982 classic, <a href="http://segaretro.org/Pengo" target="_blank">Pengo</a>. Except it's not how you might expect
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    <a href="http://www.andriasang.com/e/blog/2010/07/30/pengo_returns/" target="_blank">http://www.andriasang.com/e/blog/2010/07/30/pengo_returns/</a>

    for Ringwide arcade hardware
     
  2. GagaMan

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    Haha, that's rather neat. Would love this on PSN/XBLA.
     
  3. Bibin

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    I could not stop myself.

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  4. FuzzballFox

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    Will it still have the "remake" of Popcorn as the music? C:
     
  5. Meat Miracle

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    I like how it runs on RingEdge, when this could be also done on 1985 hardware.
     
  6. Bibin

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    <!--quoteo(post=485784:date=Aug 1 2010, 08:15 AM:name=Meat Miracle)--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (Meat Miracle @ Aug 1 2010, 08:15 AM) <a href="index.php?act=findpost&pid=485784">[​IMG]</a></div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec-->I like how it runs on RingEdge, when this could be also done on 1985 hardware.<!--QuoteEnd--></div><!--QuoteEEnd-->

    Eh, you got the horizontal resolution, the sprite count... Hardware made for it, though, sure.
     
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    If I owned an arcade, I certainly wouldn't buy RingEdge for Pengo.
     
  8. Otama Sanshiro

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    Oh my, my brain is melting, no that cannot be Pengo! :psyduck:
     
  9. Meat Miracle

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    <!--quoteo(post=485808:date=Aug 1 2010, 07:27 AM:name=Bibin)--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (Bibin @ Aug 1 2010, 07:27 AM) <a href="index.php?act=findpost&pid=485808">[​IMG]</a></div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec--><!--quoteo(post=485784:date=Aug 1 2010, 08:15 AM:name=Meat Miracle)--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (Meat Miracle @ Aug 1 2010, 08:15 AM) <a href="index.php?act=findpost&pid=485784">[​IMG]</a></div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec-->I like how it runs on RingEdge, when this could be also done on 1985 hardware.<!--QuoteEnd--></div><!--QuoteEEnd-->

    Eh, you got the horizontal resolution, the sprite count... Hardware made for it, though, sure.
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    You could pool multiple monitors together, Darius style. It would've been expensive though.
     
  10. Wesker

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    <!--quoteo(post=485784:date=Aug 1 2010, 02:15 PM:name=Meat Miracle)--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (Meat Miracle @ Aug 1 2010, 02:15 PM) <a href="index.php?act=findpost&pid=485784">[​IMG]</a></div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec-->I like how it runs on RingEdge, when this could be also done on 1985 hardware.<!--QuoteEnd--></div><!--QuoteEEnd-->

    <!--quoteo(post=486021:date=Aug 2 2010, 06:43 AM:name=Lobotomy)--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (Lobotomy @ Aug 2 2010, 06:43 AM) <a href="index.php?act=findpost&pid=486021">[​IMG]</a></div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec-->If I owned an arcade, I certainly wouldn't buy RingEdge for Pengo.<!--QuoteEnd--></div><!--QuoteEEnd-->

    It's not RingEdge, it's RingWide. There's a difference.

    The same hardware also brought back the original Daytona USA (rebranded to SEGA Racing Classic) last year.
     
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    <!--quoteo(post=487629:date=Aug 6 2010, 07:42 AM:name=Wesker)--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (Wesker @ Aug 6 2010, 07:42 AM) <a href="index.php?act=findpost&pid=487629">[​IMG]</a></div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec-->It's not RingEdge, it's RingWide. There's a difference.<!--QuoteEnd--></div><!--QuoteEEnd-->
    Not much. You are still using a 2ghz DX10 capable machine to power a 1982 game in widescreen mode.

    Don't get me wrong, I love re-releases of this kind, I just find it funny.
     
  12. Wesker

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    It's the lowest profile arcade board SEGA has currently in production (unless you count the Lindbergh still being used for the new Virtua Fighter 5 extensions), so recreating the game into this is the logical step for them.

    They aren't always going to do like what they did with the recent System-16 version of Fantasy Zone II.
     
  13. Sik

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    Well...

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    That's the Mega Drive version, and it has improved graphics. Say what you want about it =P
     
  14. Wesker

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    Pepenga Pengo is more of a sequel in my eyes. It's a totally different game by all means, up to the point to even include the original Pengo game as a separate feature.

    I suppose Sega prefered sticking to Pengo not only because of being the original game, but also because of its arcade roots.
     
  15. Bibin

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    The genesis pengo made me cry :/
     
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    <!--quoteo(post=487711:date=Aug 6 2010, 02:47 PM:name=Sik)--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (Sik @ Aug 6 2010, 02:47 PM) <a href="index.php?act=findpost&pid=487711">[​IMG]</a></div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec-->Well...

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    That's the Mega Drive version, and it has improved graphics. Say what you want about it =P<!--QuoteEnd--></div><!--QuoteEEnd-->

    For a second there I thought it was playing Alex Kidd music. ...Come to think of it, I thought the same thing when I played Flicky for the first time. Its like they reused the same music for those games and barely changed notes.