Lobo (Found SNES/Sega Genesis Fighting Game; 1996)


(Redirected from Lobo (Cancelled 1996 Video Game))

Lobo
A advertisement of the SNES version on the Nintendo Power.
A advertisement of the SNES version on the Nintendo Power.
Status Found
Date found September 2009 (SEGA Genesis)
October 5, 2014 (SNES)
Found by SEGASaturno community (SEGA Genesis)
Piko (SNES)

Lobo is a cancelled 1996 fighting video game that was developed by Ocean of America. The game is based on the DC comic book series of the same name, and was due to be released in the Winter of 1996 on both Super Nintendo and the Sega Genesis. However, it was cancelled at the last minute.

The game uses pre-rendered graphics, similar to Donkey Kong Country or Mortal Kombat.

In September of 2009, the Sega Genesis port of the game was found and leaked by the SEGASaturno community and years later, on October 21, 2014, plans were made to ship a limited run of reproduction carts of the SNES version to NintendoAge.com.


A French advertisement of the game.
Gameplay from the SNES port of the game #1.
Gameplay from the SNES port of the game #2.


UPDATE 2/13/15: A limited run of the SNES version is ready to ship, and you can grab a copy of the game before it sells out.

UPDATE 7/1/15: Sell out!

References

http://segaretro.org/Lobo Sega Retro article.

http://www.unseen64.net/2008/05/26/lobo-snesgenesis-cancelled/ Unseen 64 article.

http://nintendoage.com/forum/messageview.cfm?catid=6&threadid=136917 and http://nintendoage.com/forum/messageview.cfm?StartRow=1&catid=6&threadid=144144 A limited reproduction run of the SNES version in NintendoAge.

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