On the Hunt for Demos

I’d like to start off by apologizing. I should have been more prepared with a backup of all the demos, but either other life distractions or just the overwhelming number of them seemed to always prevent me from keeping a backup in any once place. I always assumed I had copies elsewhere. This resulted in me losing all of the demos I collected.

So I began to hunt them back down, and have so far found 28 29 out of the 153 unique demos that were originally cataloged. Thankfully, most of the found demos were some of more popular titles. If anyone has copies of any of the demos I’ve yet to find, please leave a comment on this post. In particular, I’m looking for any of the most popular demos that I haven’t been able to find. For a list of those (as well as the complete list), click the “Continue reading” link below.

I’ll also be looking at hosting them somewhere that doesn’t cause a challenge for those visiting the site to have access to, but don’t have a timeline for when they’ll become available.

25 Most Popular Missing Demos

  1. MLB 07: The Show
  2. Ridge Racer 2
  3. Moto GP
  4. Socom: Fireteam Bravo 2 – Demo #2
  5. Phantasy Star Portable
  6. Patapon 2
  7. Dragon Ball Z: Tenkaichi Tag Team
  8. Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker – Demo #2
  9. Dragon Ball Tag VS
  10. Bleach: Heat the Soul 5
  11. Worms Open Warfare 2
  12. Xyanide: Resurrection
  13. Naruto Ultimate Ninja Heroes 3
  14. God Eater 2
  15. DJ Max Portable 2
  16. Ape Escape Racing
  17. Bleach: Soul Carnival 2
  18. Bounty Hounds
  19. Hitman Reborn
  20. Ape Escape: Saru Saru
  21. Ace Combat X2: Joint Assault
  22. Dead or Alive: Paradise
  23. J.League Pro Soccer Club! 7
  24. God Eater
  25. Valhalla Knights 2

Full Demo List (crossed out = found demos)

  • .hack//Link
  • Ace Combat X2: Joint Assault
  • Airport Hero NaHa
  • Airport Hero Narita
  • Ape Academy 2
  • Ape Escape Racing
  • Ape Escape: Saru Saru
  • Astonishia Story 2
  • Bleach: Heat the Soul 5
  • Bleach: Soul Carnival 2
  • Blokus Club Portable
  • Bounty Hounds
  • Brain Trainer Portable 2
  • Carnage Heart EXA
  • Computer Science 1
  • Computer Science 2
  • Conception: Ore no Kodomo wo Undekure
  • Dangan-Ronpa: Kibou no Gakuen to Zetsubou no Koukousei
  • Dead or Alive: Paradise
  • DJ Max Portable 2
  • Doko: Let’s Gakkou!
  • Dokusho 2
  • Dragon Ball Tag VS
  • Dragon Ball Z: Tenkaichi Tag Team
  • Dungeon Explorer
  • Dungeon Explorer Famitsu
  • Dungeon Travelers 2
  • Dynasty Warriors: Strikeforce
  • Dynasty Warriors: Strikeforce 2 A
  • Dynasty Warriors: Strikeforce 2 B
  • Dynasty Warriors: Strikeforce 2 C
  • echochrome
  • Everybody’s Sukkiri – Demo #1
  • Everybody’s Sukkiri – Demo #2
  • Everybody’s Sukkiri – Demo #3
  • Everybody’s Sukkiri – Demo #4
  • Everybody’s Sukkiri – Demo #5
  • Everyone in Reading
  • Exit 2
  • Final Fantasy Type-0
  • Final Fantasy Type-0: Summer
  • Frontier Gate
  • Full Auto 2: Battlelines
  • GachiTora! Abarenbou Kyoushi in High School
  • Go! Sudoku
  • God Eater
  • God Eater 2
  • God Eater Burst
  • Gundam Assault Survive
  • Gurumin
  • Half-Minute Hero 2
  • Hatsune Miku: Project Diva 2nd
  • Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Extended
  • Hello Kitty no Happy Accessory
  • Hitman Reborn 2
  • Hitman Reborn
  • Hitman Reborn Tag
  • Homestar Portable
  • Hot Pixel
  • Hot Shots Golf 2 – Demo #1
  • Hot Shots Golf 2 – Demo #2
  • Hot Shots Tennis Portable
  • Hototogisu Ran
  • I’m A Manga Artist Girl
  • Ikuze! Gen-San
  • Infinite Loop
  • Intelligent License 2
  • J.League Pro Soccer Club! 7 Euro Plus
  • Kanji Trainer Portable
  • Kentoushi: Gladiator Begins
  • Killzone: Liberation 
  • Kurohyou 2: Ryu ga Gotoku: Ashura hen
  • LocoRoco – Demo #1
  • LocoRoco – Demo #2
  • LocoRoco – Demo #3
  • LocoRoco – Demo #4
  • LocoRoco – Demo #5
  • Lord of Apocalypse – Demo #1
  • Lord of Apocalypse – Demo #2
  • Lord of Arcana
  • Lumines 2
  • Mawaskes
  • Medal of Honor: Heroes
  • Mercury Meltdown Demo #1
  • Mercury Meltdown Demo #2
  • Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker – Demo #1
  • Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker – Demo #2
  • Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops
  • Misshitsu no Sacrifice
  • MLB 07
  • Moto GP
  • Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Impact
  • Naruto Shippuden: Kizuna Drive
  • Naruto Ultimate Ninja Heroes 3
  • NBA 07
  • NBA 08
  • Neo Angelique Special
  • Onore no Shinzuru Michi wo Yuke
  • Oreshika
  • Otsugea Uranai na Desu
  • Patapon 2
  • Patapon 3 – Demo #3
  • Patapon 3 – Multiplayer
  • Patapon 3 – Single Player
  • Patchwork Heroes
  • Phantasy Star Portable
  • Phantasy Star Portable 2
  • Phantasy Star Portable 2 Infinity
  • PixelJunk Monsters Deluxe
  • R-Type Tactics 2: Operation Bitter Chocolate ver. A
  • R-Type Tactics 2: Operation Bitter Chocolate ver. B
  • R-Type Tactics 2: Operation Bitter Chocolate ver. C
  • Ragnarok – First Ending
  • Ridge Racer 2
  • Shichoka Crossword
  • Smash Court Tennis 3
  • Socom Fireteam Bravo 2 – Demo #1
  • Socom Fireteam Bravo 2 – Demo #2
  • Space Invaders Extreme
  • Susume
  • Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror
  • Tales of Phantasia: Cross Edition
  • Tales of Phantasia: Narikiri Dungeon X
  • Tales of the Heroes: Twin Brave – Demo #1
  • Tales of the Heroes: Twin Brave – Demo #2
  • Tantei Opera Milky Holmes
  • Tantei Opera Milky Holmes 1.5
  • Tears to Tiara
  • Tenjin Ranman: Happy GO Lucky!!
  • The Akuma Hunters – Exorsister
  • The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky
  • ToCA Race Driver 3
  • ToHeart2 Dungeon Travelers
  • Toriko Gurume Sabaibaru! 2
  • Toukiden
  • Umihara Kawase
  • Undead Knights
  • Valhalla Knights 2
  • Valkyria Chronicles 2
  • Valkyria Chronicles 3
  • Venus & Braves
  • Warhammer 40k Squad Command
  • What Did I Do To Deserve This, My Lord!?
  • World Neverland: The Nalulu Kingdom Stories
  • World Tour Soccer 06
  • World Tour Soccer 2
  • Worms Open Warfare 2
  • Xyanide: Resurrection
  • Yakuza: Black Panther
  • Yuusha 30 – Demo #1
  • Yuusha 30 – Demo #2
  • Yuusha 30 – Demo #3
  • Yuusha 30 – Demo #4

3 Replies to “On the Hunt for Demos”

    1. Nice to see peeps on reddit chipping in. Thanks for the link. Got in touch with Sketch, and he has most if not all of the demos, and perhaps a few others that I’ll be checking out and then updating the list. Ultimately, he’d like to host the archive, so whenever he has that up and running, I’ll be directing people that way. Until then I’ll see about putting up a few of the popular ones for people to access.

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