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22nd Apr '17 3:18:02 PM Saurubiker
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* The video game magazine ''Famitsu'' takes its name from "Famicom Tsuushin" (loosely, "The Famicom Times"), [[ArtifactTitle it's original name back when it mainly covered the previously mentioned Nintendo Family Computer (Famicom)]].

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* The video game magazine ''Famitsu'' takes its name from ''Famicom Tsūshin'' (or the "Famicom Tsuushin" (loosely, "The Famicom Times"), Journal"), [[ArtifactTitle it's its original name back when it mainly covered the previously mentioned Nintendo Family Computer (Famicom)]].aforementioned Famicom console]].


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* Smartphone -> "[=SumaHo=]"
22nd Apr '17 1:58:15 PM nombretomado
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* ''[[{{Suikoden}} Gensou Suikoden]]'' -> "[=GenSui=]" (Though Konami simply uses "Gensou" as the abbreviation for the game series.)

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* ''[[{{Suikoden}} ''[[VideoGame/{{Suikoden}} Gensou Suikoden]]'' -> "[=GenSui=]" (Though Konami simply uses "Gensou" as the abbreviation for the game series.)
20th Apr '17 7:23:48 PM Saurubiker
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* UsefulNotes/{{Nintendo 64}} -> "[=RokuYon=] (from the Japanese pronunciation of 64)[[note]]That is "Six-Four" by the way. Sixty-four would be ''Rokujū-yon''.[[/note]]

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* UsefulNotes/{{Nintendo 64}} -> "[=RokuYon=] "[=RokuYon=]" (from the Japanese pronunciation of 64)[[note]]That is "Six-Four" by the way. Sixty-four would be ''Rokujū-yon''.[[/note]]
20th Apr '17 7:23:15 PM Saurubiker
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* Family Computer (UsefulNotes/NintendoEntertainmentSystem) -> Famicom [[note]]Which is used more often than the official full name, even by Nintendo themselves (as seen in game titles such as ''Famicom Tantei Club'' or ''Famicom Grand Prix'', as well as the "Famicom Family" seal of quality introduced in 1988), to the point that they named their succeeding console the "Super Famicom" rather than the "Super Family Computer".[[/note]]

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* Family Computer (UsefulNotes/NintendoEntertainmentSystem) -> Famicom [[note]]Which is used more often than the official full name, even by Nintendo themselves (as seen in game titles such as ''Famicom Tantei Club'' or and ''Famicom Grand Prix'', as well as the "Famicom Family" seal of quality introduced in 1988), to the point that they named their succeeding console the "Super Famicom" rather than the "Super Family Computer".[[/note]]



* The UsefulNotes/{{PlayStation}} series of consoles -> "[=PureSute=]"

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* The UsefulNotes/{{Nintendo 64}} -> "[=RokuYon=] (from the Japanese pronunciation of 64)[[note]]That is "Six-Four" by the way. Sixty-four would be ''Rokujū-yon''.[[/note]]
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UsefulNotes/{{PlayStation}} series of consoles -> "[=PureSute=]"
20th Apr '17 2:07:36 PM Saurubiker
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* Mega Drive ([[UsefulNotes/SegaGenesis Genesis]]) -> "[=MegaDora=]" or just "[=MeDo=]

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* Mega Drive ([[UsefulNotes/SegaGenesis Genesis]]) -> "[=MegaDora=]" or just "[=MeDo=]"[=MeDo=]"
20th Apr '17 1:52:38 PM Saurubiker
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* [[UsefulNotes/SegaDreamcast Dreamcast]] -> "[=DriCas=]" (which was also used officially by Sega as the name for their Japanese web service for the system). "[=DreCas=]", and [="DoriKyasu"=] have also been used.
* Family Computer (UsefulNotes/NintendoEntertainmentSystem) -> "Famicom" (which is used more often than the actual full name)[[note]]Despite its common use, "Famicom" is technically a nickname for the Family Computer (the Japanese version of the NintendoEntertainmentSystem). Nintendo made the abbreviation official for the [[SuperNintendoEntertainmentSystem Super Famicom]], which didn't stop Bandai from abbreviating that name further with their [=SuFami=] Turbo accessory.[[/note]]

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* [[UsefulNotes/SegaDreamcast Dreamcast]] -> "[=DriCas=]" (which was also used officially by Sega as the name for their Japanese "[=DriCas=]"[[note]]From "dricas.com", Sega's official web service for the system). console in Japan.[[/note]], "[=DreCas=]", and [="DoriKyasu"=] have also been used.
or just "Dori"[[note]]From the [=DoriKore=] or "Dreamcast Collection" series of bargain-priced reprints.[[/note]].
* Family Computer (UsefulNotes/NintendoEntertainmentSystem) -> "Famicom" (which Famicom [[note]]Which is used more often than the actual official full name)[[note]]Despite its common use, "Famicom" is technically a nickname for the Family Computer (the Japanese version of the NintendoEntertainmentSystem). name, even by Nintendo made themselves (as seen in game titles such as ''Famicom Tantei Club'' or ''Famicom Grand Prix'', as well as the abbreviation official for "Famicom Family" seal of quality introduced in 1988), to the [[SuperNintendoEntertainmentSystem Super Famicom]], which didn't stop Bandai from abbreviating point that name further with they named their [=SuFami=] Turbo accessory.succeeding console the "Super Famicom" rather than the "Super Family Computer".[[/note]]



* Mega Drive ([[UsefulNotes/SegaGenesis Genesis]]) -> "[=MeDo=]"; also "[=MegaDora=]"

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* Mega Drive ([[UsefulNotes/SegaGenesis Genesis]]) -> "[=MeDo=]"; also "[=MegaDora=]""[=MegaDora=]" or just "[=MeDo=]



* UsefulNotes/SegaSaturn -> "[=SegaSata=]" or just Sata
* Super Famicom (UsefulNotes/SuperNES) -> "[=SuFami=]"

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* UsefulNotes/SegaSaturn -> "[=SegaSata=]" or just Sata
"Sata"[[note]]From the [=SataKore=] or "Sega Saturn Collection" series of bargain-priced reprints.[[/note]]
* Super Famicom (UsefulNotes/SuperNES) -> "[=SuFami=]""[=SuFami=]"[[note]]This nickname was used for the [=SuFami=] Turbo peripheral, a cartridge adapter by Bandai which allowed them to sell low-priced games in pocket-sized cartridges.[[/note]]
17th Apr '17 6:16:32 AM tropower
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* Family Computer (UsefulNotes/NintendoEntertainmentSystem) -> "Famicom" (which is used more often than the actual full name)

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* Family Computer (UsefulNotes/NintendoEntertainmentSystem) -> "Famicom" (which is used more often than the actual full name)name)[[note]]Despite its common use, "Famicom" is technically a nickname for the Family Computer (the Japanese version of the NintendoEntertainmentSystem). Nintendo made the abbreviation official for the [[SuperNintendoEntertainmentSystem Super Famicom]], which didn't stop Bandai from abbreviating that name further with their [=SuFami=] Turbo accessory.[[/note]]



* UsefulNotes/{{PlayStation}} -> "[=PureSute=]"

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* The UsefulNotes/{{PlayStation}} series of consoles -> "[=PureSute=]"


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* TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering -> [=MajiGyaza=] [[note]]From the Japanese pronounciation of "Majikku za Gyazaringu".[[/note]]
16th Apr '17 12:42:39 PM Saurubiker
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* [[UsefulNotes/SegaMegaDrive Mega Drive]] ([[UsefulNotes/SegaGenesis Genesis]]) -> "[=MeDo=]"; also "[=MegaDora=]"

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* [[UsefulNotes/SegaMegaDrive Mega Drive]] Drive ([[UsefulNotes/SegaGenesis Genesis]]) -> "[=MeDo=]"; also "[=MegaDora=]"


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* UsefulNotes/SegaSaturn -> "[=SegaSata=]" or just Sata
15th Apr '17 1:42:34 PM Saurubiker
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* The UsefulNotes/GameBoy -> "[=GeBo=]"

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* The UsefulNotes/GameBoy -> "[=GeBo=]"
15th Apr '17 1:35:59 PM Saurubiker
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* The ''UsefulNotes/SegaDreamcast'' -> "[=DriCas=]" (which was also used officially by Sega as the name for their Japanese web service for the system)
** "[=DreCas=]", and [="DoriKyasu"=] have also been used.
* The ''Family Computer'' (UsefulNotes/NintendoEntertainmentSystem) -> "[=Famicom=]" (which is used more often than the official full name)



* The ''UsefulNotes/GameBoy'' -> "[=GeBo=]"
** ''Game Boy Color'' -> "[=GeBoKa=]"
** ''Game Boy Advance'' -> "[=GeBoAdo=]"
* The Sega ''UsefulNotes/GameGear'' -> "[=GeGi=]"
* The ''UsefulNotes/NintendoGamecube'' -> "[=GeCu=]"



* The ''UsefulNotes/SegaMegaDrive'' (AKA: the Genesis) -> "[=MeDo=]"; also "[=MegaDora=]".



* Creator/{{SNK}}'s UsefulNotes/NeoGeo arcade cabinets[[note]]As well as their home console system.[[/note]] -> "[=NeGe=]" (pronounced like "Neji")



* The ''UsefulNotes/{{Playstation}}'' series of Sony consoles -> "[=PureSute=]"



* The ''Super Famicom'' (UsefulNotes/SuperNES) -> "[=SuFami=]"



* The Bandai UsefulNotes/WonderSwan -> "[=WonSwa=]"



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* [[UsefulNotes/SegaDreamcast Dreamcast]] -> "[=DriCas=]" (which was also used officially by Sega as the name for their Japanese web service for the system). "[=DreCas=]", and [="DoriKyasu"=] have also been used.
* Family Computer (UsefulNotes/NintendoEntertainmentSystem) -> "Famicom" (which is used more often than the actual full name)
* The UsefulNotes/GameBoy -> "[=GeBo=]"
** Game Boy Color -> "[=GeBoKa=]"
** Game Boy Advance -> "[=GeBoAdo=]"
* [[UsefulNotes/NintendoGamecube Nintendo GameCube]] -> "[=GeCu=]"
* UsefulNotes/GameGear -> "[=GeGi=]"
* [[UsefulNotes/SegaMegaDrive Mega Drive]] ([[UsefulNotes/SegaGenesis Genesis]]) -> "[=MeDo=]"; also "[=MegaDora=]"
* UsefulNotes/NeoGeo -> "[=NeGe=]" (pronounced like "Neji")
* UsefulNotes/{{PlayStation}} -> "[=PureSute=]"
* Super Famicom (UsefulNotes/SuperNES) -> "[=SuFami=]"
* UsefulNotes/WonderSwan -> "[=WonSwa=]"
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* Despite its common use, "Famicom" is technically a nickname for the Family Computer (the Japanese version of the NintendoEntertainmentSystem). Nintendo made the abbreviation official for the [[SuperNintendoEntertainmentSystem Super Famicom]], which didn't stop Bandai from abbreviating that name further with their [=SuFami=] Turbo accessory.
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