Thursday, May 7, 2009

SPICA - Pirate version of NES

In countries where Nintendo didn't sell their own consoles, pirates ruled the market with their clone consoles and games. However, trouble can arise when a pirate company tries entering a country where Nintendo does sell their consoles. Now, the pirates got in pretty early in Asia, and Nintendo weren't able to stop them, but Nintendo of America were ready when pirate company, Super Vision, tried to release carts to the US market. Their carts were confiscated and they were no longer allowed to make any more. A similar occurrence happened in Australia, when a man decided to sell Spica consoles and games. Spica made both Famicom and NES pirate carts, and their console was shaped like an NES. The carts were often multi-carts with the same box used on many different carts. In 1991 Nintendo also exposed a pirate company in Taiwan that the Taiwanese Government owned 30% of. - TAKEN FROM
Photo - Chippy custom paint SPICA Asian Version

1 comment:

Kid Gikku said...

Do someone know where I can download Spica Hi-Q Asian Version 1500 in 1? I have it on NES but I want to play it on computer.