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Raid on Bungeling Bay (NES)

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Title Screen

Raid on Bungeling Bay

Developers: Brøderbund Software, Hudson Soft
Publisher: Hudson Soft
Platform: NES
Released in JP: February 22, 1985
Released in US: September 1987


DevMessageIcon.png This game has a hidden developer message.
CopyrightIcon.png This game has hidden developer credits.


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The port of some strange Commodore 64 game that was originally made by this guy named William Ralph Wright, or something.

Hidden Message

Raid on Bungeling Bay-bykiku.png

The Japanese version contains a hidden developer's message, triggered by pressing Up + B + Select while the demo gameplay is shown. The string "BY KIKU" will appear at the bottom of the screen.

"KIKU" is a pseudonym for Kikuta Masaaki (菊田昌昭), one of Hudson's programmers. Most games programmed by Masaaki have secrets or hidden messages, including Nuts & Milk, Binary Land, and Challenger.

Although the US version contains the string and the code, it uses a completely different title screen display routine, and uses a different title screen text block from the CHR ROM data, so a grey screen is shown instead of the title screen.