The Magic Candle
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|The Magic Candle|
|Platform||Nintendo Entertainment System|
|Planned Release Date|| Early 1993
The Magic Candle is an NES port of the PC game of the same name, which was released in Japan in 1991. An American release was planned, but cancelled for unknown reasons.
- Interestingly, one of the screenshots attributed to the NES port of The Magic Candle is actually from The Magic Candle II: The Four and Forty, which was only released for DOS.
- "American Sammy inked a contract with Mindcraft Software Inc. to develop and publish a version of The Magic Candle for the Nintendo Entertainment System. Mike Yamamoto, American Sammy's president, states, 'It was a truly historic event for us - we had been trying to obtain this title for months!'" Video Games & Computer Entertainment, January 1991 (page 26).
- "Below is a brief overview of what's in store from your favorite game companies early in 1993... American Sammy: Magic Candle World." Game Informer, March/April 1993 (page 31).