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Platform Nintendo Entertainment System
Publisher Activision
Planned Release Date USA Summer 1988[1]

Shanghai is a mahjong game released by Activision for several consoles, including the Game Boy, Sega Master System, and TurboGraphx-16. An NES release was planned, but cancelled for unknown reasons. However, Shanghai was released by Sunsoft in Japan in 1987. No prototypes of the cancelled American version have surfaced.


  1. "Activision's runaway hit, Shanghai, will be available this summer for the NES. This puzzler, which requires players to match pairs from 144 randomized picture tiles, topped many "Year's Best" computer award lists and promises to equally entrance Nintendo gamers." Computer Gaming World, June 1988[page number needed].