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Stack-up
July 26, 1985
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Multiple early "black box" NES releases' cartridges produced during the console's US launch in Winter 1985 didn't use NES ROM chips, but rather Famicom ROM chips with a built-in converter. The 15 NES launch titles, and the only games known to have these chips, are:

10-Yard Fight
Baseball
Clu Clu Land
Duck Hunt
Excitebike
Golf
Gyromite
Hogan's Alley
Ice Climber
Kung Fu
Pinball
Stack-Up
Tennis
Wild Gunman
Wrecking Crew

All of these games would eventually be reprinted with regular NES chips.
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Attachment The US versions of Gyromite and Stack-Up did not have their title screens localized, so they retain the games' Japanese titles of Robot Gyro and Robot Block respectively.
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US Gyromite in action - epilepsy warning for the ROB light sensor triggers:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ocrTkuPMmvI

US Stack-Up in action. Note that the ROB being used here is somewhat yellowed from sun exposure, so some may mistake him for a yellow JP Robot - observe the sticker on his base and you will see that he is NTSC:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Da0_OgCCLJA

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