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The service’s last moments.

I originally had this video up with the “BS Tantei Club” vids, but it really deserved it’s own post – I’m just a bit of an unorganized crammer, really.

This melancholy video, which I found labeled “LAST DAY”, shows someone viewing St. Giga’s farewell message, and being unable to even get a BS Yoshi no Panepon download in time… Read the rest of this entry »

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Looking more into St. Giga.

As a Satellaview researcher I’ve wondered about the nature of St. Giga – and how they got involved in an ambitous Nintendo project – for a while. Even as I’ve looked up Satellaview content, I’ve also looked into researching St. Giga as a whole.

For a while I’ve tried entering search terms with their title on NicoNicoDouga – and recently I’ve been getting results. You can check some of them after the snip.

More importantly though, the English Wikipedia has been doing articles based on translations of the Japanese Wikipedia.
I’d like to thank anyone who helped on that. 🙂
It’s very helpful, and it gives me context into some of my search results, too.

Whether it be the experimental New-Age music, or the just-as-experimental yet radically different Satellaview, St. Giga’s history was innovation in the music business – which may have been why Nintendo sought them out for this project.

Apparently Nintendo invested stock in them in 93? Funny, wasn’t that around the year the Super Famicom CD projects fell under?

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To put it short – What is the Satellaview and the BS-X?

(WARNING: Very old post, may be obsolete.)
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