The Taito Wowow: http://www.videogameconsolelibrary.com/ ... ge=reviews
An unreleased system developed in 1992. I've been interested in it for awhile, probably because the name is fun to say.
Let's use Google to research it! Trying to find the earliest mention of in with the search-by-date feature brings us:
This 1997(?) Arabic rare video games page: http://www.startimes.com/?t=325675
Here's what it has to say:
Taito WoWoW (the beginning of development 1992 canceled in 1993) "The famous Japanese were dreaming of turning into a gaming equipment manufacturer, and K The company is competing with Nintendo to make the first home game device using CD-ROM technology. Taito's idea is slightly different from that of Nintendo. The first is that the device should be copied from the arcade instead of the game console Taito WoWoW is the first Japanese home entertainment device to be introduced with CD-ROM operating technology. The device was first discovered in 1992 and Nintendo was still developing a device Super Nintendo CD, Taito Corporation started the project in collaboration with JSB For home entertainment and the company ASCII to the ASCII and was presented at the Tokyo Games for the Games in 1992 with a package of arcade games. Taito and Wow was the first device using 16-bit CDs and is based on the base of the Arcid, was the strongest device of the 16-bit on The first device that comes with new possibilities such as the possibility of tracking games in terms of stop (without the use of a memory card) and the first device that can play video and work to connect with the television stations and cables of paid entertainment companies. The cancellation of the project in 1993, because of the inability of the company, "Taito" on The cost of manufacturing a superior device at that time and the high cost of CD-ROM technology also, Taito still retains the technical specifications of the device.
By 2000-2001 there was more info online: http://faberp.tripod.com/TJAW.htm Very
little info, but some nice pictures. Looks like Marriot Guy's site's from around the same time, tho it doesn't appear in the Wayback Machine till 2008: https://web.archive.org/web/20080506080 ... ry.com:80/
I'm guessing the 2000 dates are from Dark Watcher's reviews?
Something else interesting: https://forum.digitpress.com/forum/show ... to-Wow-Wow
A Digital Press Thread where someone claims the system was test marketed, as an online-only system. He even claims to have bought one from Yahoo Japan! All sorts of crazy stories on the internet, so approach this with caution. Nothing at Yahoo Japan today: https://www.google.com/search?ei=jnKdWv ... aK68tKQl-M
Just one more DP thread: https://forum.digitpress.com/forum/show ... Discovered
! Claims that the released version was called the X-55 or the M-88. Also lists a few games. I'll have to do more research...