Talk:Yoshi's Safari

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Mario Award winner Yoshi's Safari has co-won a Mario Award in the First Awards Ceremony!!
  • A5: Favorite Obscure Game (presented by Gofer (talk))


Did TOSE make the game?[edit]

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Yoshi's Safari has no ending credits sequences. Some site credit Nintendo R&D1 (perhaps because of their work on other Super Scope games, but likely based on nothing at all), but with no source. I don't think the game was made by Nintendo because of my reasoning below and there is no reason for the company to obmit staff credits on this random game, when Nintendo was one of the few major developer to actually credit developers by their full names in a time where most other major Japanese software houses used pseudonyms.

With all this in mind, I think TOSE is probably the developer of the game for the following reasons:

1:The aforementioned lack of credits: TOSE is know for declining to be credited.

2: TOSE released a Super Scope game the same year as Yoshi's Safari and collaborated with Nintendo R&D1 (the division behind the Super Scope) on several games around this time.

3: The game's general lack of polish and "ghetto" presentation compared to internally developed Mario games.

Some video game soundtracks sites also credit a TOSE employee for composing the soundtrack, but I have no idea where they got that information.

So yeah, I think my reasoning is solid, but unfortunately for me, my own message board post doesn't constitute a proper source. I don't expect any active user on the wiki to have the information I seek, but if any lurker has a reliable source (can be a translated interview, twitter post by a TOSE employee, 2Chan thread... etc), they can respond to me here, send me an email from my userpage, or post on this duplicate forum thread. --Glowsquid (talk) 23:06, 3 March 2016 (EST)