What if Bonk was cool?

Out of all the frustrating decisions Konami's made in the past few years, its shelving of the Bonk series hurt me the most.

For those who don't know, Bonk was the first "radical" console wars rival to Mario, pre-dating Sonic by about 2 years. Created by Hudson for NEC's PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16 console, Bonk (know as 'PC Genjin' in Japan and 'B.C. Kid' in Europe) had all the tools needed to become a mainstay in the pantheon of gaming mascots.

Weaponizing his baby-shaped body allowed him to...

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