Fido Dido (partially found SNES/Sega Genesis game; 1993)


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Fido Dido
Cover art of the game.
Cover art of the game.
Status Partially Found

Fido Dido is an unreleased 1993 video game that was developed by Teeny Weeny Games and was set to be published by Kaneko USA in 1993. Kaneko had planned to release video games based on Fido Dido (the mascot for 7-Up) and Socks the Cat but they only released two license games under the Chester Cheetah license. A SNES version was going to be completely different game than the Genesis version. The title was shown at a Summer 1993 CES in Chicago by Kaneko along with Chester Cheetah and Socks the Cat.

Although the game was fully developed and featured in ads and game expositions, its release was cancelled due to the publisher's US arm closing down and subsequently cancelling other games such as The Soda Kids[1] but according to a review in the Easter 1994 issue of Sega Pro Magazine, Fido Dido was said to be "out now".

For years, it went unresurfaced until the Sega Genesis port was found and dumped online, and all that has resurfaced of the SNES port were screenshots and a box art of it.

SNES Version Status

On May 25, 2015, a few ROM screenshots from the SNES version were leaked by the developer of the version on Twitter. The developer said that this version is based on comics, not 7-Up. It was pretty much complete, but they have no intention on making it public. This is thought to the user badinsults, aka Evan Gowan on Nintendoage.com after finding this.


One day later, an argentinian youtuber by the name of "ElVicioGamer" asked the developer on Twitter if he could release the game, it looks like the developer has some intentions on releasing the game in the future, but no new updates have been surfaced.

https://twitter.com/ElVicioGamer/status/603259783643279362

Sometime passed until on February 18, 2016, a 5 minutes gameplay footage of the SNES version was uploaded on YouTube.

Gallery

Gameplay of the SNES version.

References

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Dycaite

19 months ago
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Test 46
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Dycaite

19 months ago
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Anonymous user #1

10 months ago
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Ok
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Anonymous user #2

9 months ago
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I think I saw Fido Dido from somewhere before...but I don't remember.
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