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Nintendo Looking To Expand Nintendo Switch Online's Services

Nintendo Will Slow Down The NES Games Coming To NSO

Apparently, the addition of the SNES library to Nintendo Switch Online will come with a drawback, in the form of the NES library slowing down. Ever since it was introduced last year, the company has been pretty consistent when it comes to adding new retro titles to the NES library on the service. Each month […]

Someone Made Classic Zelda Dungeons In "Super Mario Maker 2"

Someone Made Classic Zelda Dungeons In “Super Mario Maker 2”

People are seriously making some impressive levels in Super Mario Maker 2, and the latest set is a callback to the Zelda games of old. For those of you who have played the original 1986 NES version of The Legend Of Zelda, the image below may look slightly familiar to you. This is a variation […]

Someone Found Footage Of Sunsoft's "The Terminator" NES Game

Someone Found Footage Of Sunsoft’s “The Terminator” NES Game

One of the best video games we never got (or was it) was a Nintendo Entertainment System version of The Terminator by Sunsoft. When you talk about an NES version of The Terminator, most think of the 1992 game developed by Radical Entertainment and published by Mindscape and Bethesda Softworks. And the general consensus is […]

The NES Game "Pizza Pop!" Just Got a Fan Translation

The NES Game “Pizza Pop!” Just Got a Fan Translation

Old-school retro gamers will be happy to know that Pizza Pop! for the Nintendo Famicom has finally received a fan translation. The news came from SiliconEra who posted that the game had been given a proper English translation so people in the west can now play the game in full for either single or two-player […]

Did Mike Tyson Just Leak a New Nintendo Punch-Out Game?

Did Mike Tyson Leak a New Nintendo Punch-Out!! Game?

No matter what version of the franchise you play, by far, the most popular and well-known version of Nintendo’s Punch-Out!! is the one with Mike Tyson. One of the most well-known games on the planet, due in part to one of the most dominant boxers to ever step into the ring being your main boss. […]

Pat The NES Punk’s 9th NES Marathon Happening This Weekend

A little late to the party, but still for a good cause, Pat “The NES Punk” Contri is holding his 9th annual NES Marathon on Twitch this weekend. Contri and CU Podcast co-host Ian Ferguson has been holding the 24-hour charity livestream for several years now, often donating to a hospital or group that will send money […]

A Long-Lost NES Wrestling Game Has Been Discovered

Game historians are now salivating over a freshly discovered unreleased NES wrestling game that was created by thirty years ago. The game itself is a bit of an oddity as it’s called UWC, which at best we can guess stands for Ultimate Wrestling Challenge since there was no UWC at the end of the territory […]

A Sealed Copy of Super Mario Bros. Sells For Over $100k

An interesting way to spend $100k, as an original copy of Super Mario Bros. for the Nintendo Entertainment System sold for $100,150 this week. A group of collectors got together on February 6th and plunked down the cash to purchase what is basically an untouched version still in plastic and sealed away in a case. The buyers include […]

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Super7 Ghosts ‘N Goblins Figure Packs on Sale This Wednesday

Remember Ghosts ‘N Goblins? Sure you do. If you are an old school gamer like myself, you threw many controllers and yelled many obscenities at the screen while playing the old NES port of the game. And that was when I was a kid! As frustrating as it was, the game is a classic, and […]

Are Nintendo About to Launch an SNES Switch App for Online?

If you believe the latest rumors coming out of Twitter today, it looks like Nintendo is about to launch an SNES emulator on their Online service. Reddit and a couple other media outlets picked up on a pair of Twitter posts by dataminers who have apparently been breaking into their Nintendo Switch, claiming that they’re seeing […]

Two Iconic NES Titles Added to Nintendo Switch Online Next Week

This evening has been an interesting night for Nintendo announcements, as two more NES classic titles will come to Nintendo Switch Online. Blaster Master and Zelda II: The Adventure of Link. will both be added to the NES library on January 16th. Blaster Master is a “panic or perish” game where you switch between roaming in a tank and […]

Opinion: SimCity on NES Was a Lost Opportunity

SimCity is one of the most revolutionary titles in video game history with 36 different ports across PC platforms and home consoles, yet one platform mysteriously missing is the Nintendo Entertainment System/Famicom Home Computer. Will Wright created the original city-building game in 1989 for the Commodore 64 and published by his company, Maxis. He conceived […]

Heritage Auctions Now Accepting Slabbed Retro Video Games

If you’ve ever wondered whether your vintage video games could be worth something, Heritage Auctions is now accepting “slabbed” video games as part of their collection. Just got the new Heritage Auctions newsletter and apparently "slabbed" video game cartridges are a thing? pic.twitter.com/5c6fLSJcXe — Ben Towle (@ben_towle) January 3, 2019 And yes, there are more […]

Someone Unearthed the Long Lost NES Port of SimCity

Long ago, way back in the day, clear back in the year 1991, there was a planned port of the game SimCity for the Nintendo Entertainment System. The game was shown once at an electronics show, and then never heard from again as the company went full-throttle into the SNES era, which is the console that […]

Adventures of Lolo, Ninja Gaiden, and Wario’s Woods Coming to Switch Online

Nintendo is bringing three more NES Classics to the Nintendo Switch Online Library on December 12th. The three NES games making it to the service this month are Adventures of Lolo, Ninja Gaiden, and Wario’s Woods. Nintendo also confirmed that more NES games will be added to the Switch Online library next year, with the next around of […]

Someone Turned Nintendo’s NES Into a Playable Guitar

Probably one of the coolest creations you’ll see all year (for what’s left of it), someone turned a Nintendo NES into a fully functional guitar/console. Rob Scallon posted on his YouTube channel a short video of this fully functional guitar made from an original Nintendo Entertainment System console (created by Randy Garcia), which is also a fully-functional […]

Nintendo Reveals New NES Additions to Nintendo Switch Online

Today, Nintendo released a brand new teaser video showing off the remaining NES games coming to Nintendo Switch Online for 2018. For the month of November, players can get their hands on Metroid, Mighty Bomb Jack, and TwinBee, while the three games coming up in December will be Adventures of Lolo, Ninja Gaiden, and Wario’s Woods. Those games won’t replace […]

Nintendo Releases a New Trailer Hyping the Online NES Library

Nintendo has decided to hit you with some extra nostalgia by hyping the next few NES games coming to Nintendo Switch Online. Right now you have 20 games to choose from with the online service, but the company has made it know with the new trailer here that they will be adding three games a […]

Those NES Controllers Will Be Exclusive to Nintendo Switch Online Subscribers

Those of you hoping to snag a couple of those NES controllers for the Nintendo Switch will have to subscribe to the online service first. According to Nintendo’s own website, the controllers will be sold as a pair for $60, but you have to prove that you have a Nintendo Switch Online subscription first before […]

Watch the Hardest Level in Battletoads Get Owned While Blindfolded

The bane of many a gamer’s existences has to be the Turbo Tunnel in the original Battletoads for the Nintendo Entertainment System. I’ve beaten it only a handful of times in my life, and I promise you they were all on pure luck, no skill. And there are plenty of hardcore retro gamers who have never been […]