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Regional differences: Reskinned games

Group Description

This group is for games that carry the Regional differences genre and feature a reskinned version of a game in a different region. This same game, different name phenomena is typically caused by licensing issues or a brand simply being more well known in one region compared to another.

Games in this group will typically change the protagonist and by extension change the story to fit the new lead.

Note: This group isn't about small edits which can happen sometimes when a game is brought to a new market due to things like censorship or policies held by the powers that be. Graphical edits of religious iconography, swastika's. scantily clad women, etc... are common edits and as long as they don't alter the story being told in a game, they shouldn't be included.
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Game Titlesorted in descending orderYearPlatformPublisherUser Score
Bugs Bunny: Crazy Castle 31997Game Boy, Game Boy ColorNintendo of America Inc....
The Jetsons: Invasion of the Planet Pirates1994SNESTaito Corporation...
Contra Hard Corps1994GenesisKonami (America), Inc.4.14
We're Back!1993Game BoyHi-Tech Expressions, Inc.2.97
Pac-in-Time1993Amiga, Amiga CD32, DOS, Game Boy, MacintoshMindscape, Inc.3.73
Kid Klown in Night Mayor World1992NESKemco...
Contra III: The Alien Wars1992Arcade, Game Boy, New Nintendo 3DS, SNES, Wii, Wii UKonami (America), Inc.4.00
Spot: The Cool Adventure1992Game BoyVirgin Games, Inc....
The Real Ghostbusters1992Game BoyActivision, Inc....
The Trolls in Crazyland1991NESAmerican Softworks Corporation2.77
The Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle 21991Game BoyKemco/Seika3.08
Operation C1991Game BoyUltra Software Corporation4.07
Yo! Noid1990Arcade, NESCapcom U.S.A., Inc.3.36
Journey to Silius1990NES, Nintendo Switch, WindowsNintendo of America Inc.3.78
Whomp 'Em1990NESJaleco USA, Inc.3.60
Balloon Kid1990Game Boy, Game Boy Color, NES, Nintendo 3DSNintendo of America Inc.3.61
The Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle1989NESKemco/Seika3.21
The Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle1989Game BoyNintendo of America Inc.3.37
River City Ransom1989Game Boy Advance, NES, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Sharp X68000, TurboGrafx CD, Wii, Wii U, Xbox OneAksys Games Localization, Inc.4.08
Cyborg Hunter1988SEGA Master SystemSEGA of America, Inc.3.44
Contra1988Arcade, NESKonami, Inc.4.11
SpellCaster1988SEGA Master SystemSEGA of America, Inc.3.91
Snoopy's Silly Sports Spectacular1988NESKotobuki System Co., Ltd.2.90
Super Contra1988Amiga, Arcade, DOS, NES, Nintendo 3DS, Wii, Wii U, Xbox 360Konami, Inc.3.91
Tower Toppler1987Acorn 32-bit, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Antstream, Atari 7800, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Game Boy, NES, Symbian, Wii, ZX SpectrumAtari Corporation3.61
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Selected Covers

We're Back! Game Boy Front Cover
Front cover for We're Back!
SpellCaster SEGA Master System Front Cover
Front cover for SpellCaster
Contra NES Front Cover
Front cover for Contra
Tower Toppler DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Tower Toppler

Selected Screenshots

Title screen
Screenshot from We're Back!
Screenshot from SpellCaster
Screenshot from Contra
Video Mode Selection
Screenshot from Tower Toppler
Game group created by Alaka (80231), additional games added to group by GoaBim (187) and ヒグマル (524)