“A cave of wonders…”
Separate licensing deals meant that both of the major 16-bit consoles received a bespoke game to tie-in with Disney’s 1992 animated feature, Aladdin. Dave Perry and his Virgin team employed actual Disney animators, Western sensibility and a scimitar for the Mega Drive/Genesis incarnation. Meanwhile in Japan, a pre-Resident Evil Shinji Mikami and his Capcom crew conjured up a more fanciful, pastel shaded interpretation of the source. Leon, Brian, Leah, Tony and a company of correspondents compare and contrast the two different, yet curiously similar approaches.
Music used in this issue:
1. Prince Ali by Alan Menken/Donald Griffin/Tommy Tallarico
2. Friend Like Me by Alan Menken/Yuki Iwai/Yuko Takehara/Setsuo Yamamoto
Cane and Rinse 369 was edited by Jay Taylor
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