Unreleased Superman Game For NES Finds Life On The Internet

By Spencer . April 27, 2009 . 11:40am

Superman (U) (Prototype) [!]_001 Legend has it Sunsoft, the company that made Batman for the NES, was developing a Superman game. The Lost Levels has an article about Sunman, another unreleased NES game that looks like a Superman game, but stars an unknown solar powered hero who happens to have the same powers as certain Kryptonian.


Now a build of the Superman game is out, also graciously provided by the Lost Levels team. Download it here. Then punch enemies out of existence and zap a helicopter with laser eye power.


What is Sunsoft doing these days? Releasing tile matching mahjong games and original manga on WiiWare.

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  • maxchain

    It’s too bad Sunsoft isn’t more adventurous these days! They weren’t perfect, but they could crank out some high-quality stuff when they wanted to back in the day.

    • lostinblue

      Shiren 3 and 428 called, and they want your words back.

      428 who got 40/40 in Famitsu, and shiren 3 was praised

      • maxchain

        You’re thinking of Chunsoft.

  • Any why isn’t BlasterMaster on the Wii Virtual Console? An unacceptable oversight!

  • it looks like an old dos style game, isn’t it ?

  • the real story is this game being by the incomparable kenji eno of D2 fame, who gave fumito ueda their big break. speaking of, isn’t eno working on a wii game?

    • gar3

      I heard he’s working on an iPhone game now instead :-(

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