Japanese Playstation CLUB Demo CDs

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Japanese Playstation CLUB Demo CDs

Post by Orion_ » October 6th, 2018, 1:53 am

I acquired the full set of Demo CDs from the Japanese Playstation CLUB
I started a youtube playlist with videos showing the content of each of these CD, I will try to post these videos regularly.
These CDs contains playable demos, non-playable demos, but also Japanese developer interviews and other bonuses that have never had in US/Europe.
If anyone is interested, the first video is a global presentation, in French but with English subtitles
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C9TBVp6 ... NrhmirhwG-
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Re: Japanese Playstation CLUB Demo CDs

Post by Shadow » October 7th, 2018, 11:16 am

Good video. Quite a collection there! Great to see all the DEMO's :)
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Re: Japanese Playstation CLUB Demo CDs

Post by Orion_ » October 9th, 2018, 3:51 am

Today I present you the Japanese Playstation Club Demo CD - Volume 3 - with an Interview of Hironobu Sakaguchi, producer of Final Fantasy 7, from June 1996 ! (before the release of FF7)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PLAl ... 2d1q4gzjAQ

If anyone speak Japanese, please add translation if you like :)
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Re: Japanese Playstation CLUB Demo CDs

Post by rama3 » October 10th, 2018, 6:10 am

Very nice work on these videos, I enjoyed them :)

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Post by Orion_ » October 14th, 2018, 4:39 am

Another original stuff about these Japanese Demo CD, some Playstation CLUB issues included a CD full of Playstation games commercials video:
The first one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwJ-YCo ... G-&index=9
and the second video I released today with Final Fantasy 7 Commercials !
https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PLAl ... L1_eNJe2tw
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Re: Japanese Playstation CLUB Demo CDs

Post by rama3 » October 14th, 2018, 5:04 am

It's a not a movie. It's a shooting game! xD

Odd, how they could pull off commercials for an RPG so easily over there.
Here, the game would be perceived as outdated and boring. Not even 3D in it!
(Arc the Lad, nice game :))

And what's with the like 5 commercials for Beyond the Beyond? Bit overhyped maybe?
Better get that racing game from the 2 British guys xD

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Re: Japanese Playstation CLUB Demo CDs

Post by Orion_ » October 14th, 2018, 5:31 am

rama3 wrote:
October 14th, 2018, 5:04 am
And what's with the like 5 commercials for Beyond the Beyond? Bit overhyped maybe?
These commercials where from the very beginning of the PS1, there was not a lot of good RPG titles yet.
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Post by rama3 » October 14th, 2018, 5:56 am

Oh, I know that all too well.
There wasn't any RPG to buy here at first. I think the first good title available may have been Suikoden.
It was all in English though, so I had to get a German <> English dictionary with it, lol :p

The PSX situation got so much better from there on, of course ;)

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Re: Japanese Playstation CLUB Demo CDs

Post by Squaresoft74 » May 27th, 2019, 1:57 pm

Nice collection ! :)
Beside some preview video, does any of these discs contain some playable demo of PoPoLoCrois Monogatari or PoPoRoGue ?

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Post by Orion_ » May 30th, 2019, 7:53 pm

yes, in this one @ 13:30
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g_Q3vpu ... 2&t=13m30s

but the intro is so long that I didn't made it until the playable part, sorry
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Re: Japanese Playstation CLUB Demo CDs

Post by Squaresoft74 » May 31st, 2019, 1:25 am

Ah thanks Orion_ !
I'd be curious to check if the Poporogue's demo content differs from the ones i have (PAPX 90056 and SCZS 94105). :geek:

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