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Twoc [GBA – Tech Demo / Unreleased]

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ENG: This entry in the archive doesn’t have a description yet. If you want to add some info about the beta / cancelled stuff that you see in these images, just write a comment or send us an email! We’ll add your info in this page and your name in the contributors list. Thanks a lot for your help! :)

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[Contribute by Matt Gander from www.gamesasylum.com]

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Zero Tolerance [GBA – Tech Demo / Unreleased]

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ENG: This entry in the archive doesn’t have a description yet. If you want to add some info about the beta / cancelled stuff that you see in these images, just write a comment or send us an email! We’ll add your info in this page and your name in the contributors list. Thanks a lot for your help! :)

ITA: Questa pagina dell’archivio non ha ancora una descrizione. Se vuoi aggiungere delle informazioni riguardo le differenze della beta o la descrizione di un gioco cancellato, lasciaci un commento o mandaci una email! Inseriremo le tue informazioni nella pagina ed il tuo nome nella lista dei collaboratori. Grazie per il tuo aiuto! :)

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[Contribute by Matt Gander from www.gamesasylum.com

Killing Day [PS3/X360 – Cancelled]

Killing Day was a 1st person shooter being designed for the Xbox 360 and ps3, a pre-rendered video was shown at E3 2005 for the Ps3. Not much more is known about this game other then that it was cancelled in the middle of production. Jan Sanghera from Ubisoft UK has stated that the game has been cancelled in early development.

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Project Reality / Nintendo Ultra 64 [Tech Demos]

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The Nintendo 64 was the culmination of work by Nintendo, Silicon Graphics, and MIPS Technologies. The SGI-based system design that ended up in the Nintendo 64 was originally offered to Tom Kalinske, then CEO of Sega of America by James H. Clark, founder of Silicon Graphics. SGI had recently bought out MIPS Technologies and the two companies had worked together to create a low-cost CPU/3D GPU combo that they thought would be ideal for the console market. A hardware team from Sega of Japan was sent to evaluate the chip’s capabilities and they found some faults which MIPS subsequently solved. However, Sega of Japan ultimately decided against SGI’s design. In the early stages of development, the Nintendo 64 was referred to by the code name “Project Reality”. This moniker came from the speculation within Nintendo that the console could produce CGI on par with then-current supercomputers. In 1994, the console was given the name Nintendo Ultra 64 in the West. – [Info from wikipedia]

Thanks to MathUser for some of these scans!

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ClayFighter Extreme (63 1/3) [N64 – Beta / Tech Demo / Unused Stuff]

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Clayfighter for the Nintendo Ultra 64 was an average fighting game, which had a good fanbase because of the extravagance of its characters.  It was originally meant to be released for the cancelled M2 console (http://www.unseen64.net/2008/04/07/clayfighter-3-m2-cancelled/ for more info), after this projetic was ported to playstation, but the project was later ported to the N64. In the early screens  we can notice that the graphic was much more detailed and definited than the final version: the background scenario and the 2D models were in “high definition” and certainly it could have not run in real time on the Nintendo 64 console. Probably  these images were from a Target Render.  In the beta screens we can even see Hobocop, a bum / hobo / cop / alcoholic that was completely removed from the final version of the sculptor cut, because of censorship. In 1997, Nintendo Power ran an issue with Clay Fighter as the cover story. The scans show some interesting stuff such as unfinished and different level designs, the removed character Hobo Cop, and no mention of Earthworm Jim being in the game. (Maybe Jim wasn’t in the game or was a secret character)

Also, in the second video (uploaded on Youtube by MrSyd), we can notice some more beta differences:

  • resampled voices from older games
  • different sound effects
  • camera moves alot differently
  • life bars are more detailed

In the Clayfighter Prototype there are some beta secret opitons:

  • Game Speed: Normal, Whoa and Are You Nuts?
  • Frosty is a Hosehead: On or Off

Also with the gameshark code 801A2B39 0001 you can find a unused outfit for Kung Pow: Blue with Green Pan.

Lucas used the gameshark code of chose the character for player 1 and when he choose the beta characters but alaways he got Bad Mr Frosty with green hat so maybe originally Frosty had green hat as first color.

All exclusive characters (and maybe some stuff) from sculptor cut was removed due a memory limitation.

Thanks to Cubivore10 and Lucas Araujo for the contributions!

italian_flag.jpg [spoiler /Clicca qui per la versione in Italiano/ /Nascondi la versione in Italiano/]Clayfighter per Nintendo Ultra 64 si è rivelato un piacchiaduro deludente, che ha attirato l’attenzione dei giocatori soltanto per la stravaganza dei suoi personaggi. Le prime foto diffuse dagli sviluppatori mostravano però una grafica davvero magnifica, ben oltre le capacità dell’hardware N64. Fondali e modelli 2D ad altissima definizione che sicuramente non potevano girare in tempo reale sulla console Nintendo. E’ probabile che queste immagini si riferissero semplicemente ad un Tech Demo, sviluppato con più potenti computer, creato come concept per il gioco nelle sue fasi iniziali di design. E’ interessante notare come fra i protagonisti annunciati in origine era presente un certo Hobocop, un barbone / poliziotto / alcolizzato, che potete ammirare nella terza foto in questa pagina. Hobocop è stato completamente rimosso dalla versione finale del gioco, forse per essere un soggetto un po’ troppo scomodo. La censuraaaaaa![/spoiler]

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