Retrogaming

Rumor: New Super Mario Bros. U Coming to Nintendo Switch

<i>New Super Mario Bros. U</i>, the most recent installment in Nintendo’s 2D platformer series, could be making its way to Nintendo Switch if recent rumors …

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A major hosting site took down all its ROMs. What’s going on?

Copyright law, legal threats and unorganized efforts at preservation are involved<p>EmuParadise, for 18 years a go-to site for emulators and ROMs to play hard-to-find, if not ancient video games, announced last week that it would no longer offer its vast library of ROMs. The legal exposure, the site’s …

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Limited Edition Has A GameCube Controller In It

We got a whole lot of new information in the latest Super Smash Bros. Ultimate-focused Nintendo Direct presentation. Among the announcements was that when the game launches on December 7, it will be available in a bundle called Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Limited Edition.<p>This version comes with the …

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The Best Video Game Mascots of All Time

Video game mascots may seem a little like a thing of the past – from back when video games were for kids. M-rated titles weren’t yet a thing really, …

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First Look at ‘Super Mario Bros. 3’ on Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch Online is expected to launch with NES games and cloud saves sometime in the second half of September, and the company also noted that …

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A Closer Look At The Nintendo Snack Pack, The Portable Solution For Retro Gaming

Earlier this month, we shared the progress of Marcel J. de Haan's 'Snack Pack' - a fan-made portable TV that had been fully customised to play a …

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Leaked "Spirits" Mode Could Be 'Smash Bros. Ultimate's Rumored Campaign

Could this be Subspace Emissary 2.0?<p>When Nintendo revealed the <i>Super Smash Bros. Ultimate</i> main menu earlier this month, one section was purposely …

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Three More B-List Sonic Pals Join Team Sonic Racing Roster

Team Sonic Racing is shaping up fairly well, with interesting team-based mechanics injected into traditional kart racing goodness. One of the bigger …

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Mario, Metroid And Star Fox Feature In The Latest European My Nintendo Rewards

The latest batch of My Nintendo rewards has now gone live in Europe, with a collection of Wii U and 3DS games being offered at a discounted price …

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QV Melbourne Presents Game/On: A Retro Gaming Festival

QV Melbourne presents Game/On, a new program of events bringing everyone's favourite pixelated games to life in a retro gaming festival.<p>From 31 …

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The Creative Strategies Used to Make Music for Super Nintendo Despite Severe Space Limitations

The very insightful video blogger and web producer Evan Puschak aka The Nerdwriter took a nostalgic look at Super Nintendo games of the past, how …

Offbeat News

Speedrunner Finally Ties Perfect Dark World Record, Screams His Head Off

Yesterday Kevin “KevinDDR” Birrell managed to beat <i>Perfect Dark</i>’s Air Force One level in 52 seconds. This made him the second person in history to do …

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Everything we know about Nintendo Switch Online

While Nintendo Switch’s online functionality is free, it’s fairly bare bones. Players could connect easily enough to online games like <i>Fortnite</i> and</i> …

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Wii gets caught up in a nasty battle between an ex-fiancé and ex-best friend

This is a pretty outrageous story. Can you imagine losing both a fiancé and a best friend at the same time? That's exactly what happened to one man, …

Nintendo Wii

Forget Dinner And A Movie: Ruin Your Relationship Over Mario Kart At This Toronto Bar Instead

Are you sick of the basic dinner and movie date? Do something different for a change and head over to Power Up Bar, the coolest video game bar in …

Mario Kart

Latest Shenmue video looks at Ryo's love of forklift trucks, backalley brawls and duck-racing

Sega has released a third video in their ongoing <i>What is Shenmue?</i> series, which attempts to explain the appeal and lasting inspiration that the …

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate - Super Smash Blog update: Chrom

Nintendo has posted another update to the Smash Bros. Blog for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. This time around, we have an introduction to Chrom.<p>Here’s …

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Shenmue 101 Video Series Looks At Shenmue I & II’s Fights, QTEs, and Arcade

<b>By Jenni</b> . August 15, 2018 . 9:00am<p>A new <i>Shenmue I & II</i> video has been released to help people catch up with the series ahead of the HD collection’s …

North America

The Arcade1UP Street Fighter II machine is available for preorder

Feeling nostalgic lately? Get ready to be blasted by the past with this classic home arcade machine. It comes loaded with <i>Street Fighter II Champion</i> …

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Let's reflect upon the glorious creativity of Super Nintendo music

For video game loving kids of the early 1990s, few things will bring you back to childhood quicker than the music of <i>Super Mario World</i> or <i>Donkey Kong</i> …

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Someone made the Waluigi's Taco Stand 64 meme into a real game

If there are three guarantees in life, it's death, taxes, and the internet's enduring obsession with Waluigi.<p>For over a decade, the internet has …

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Making Music on the Super Nintendo

Two chips, 64 kb of memory, and some of the best music in the history of video games. The Super Nintendo was a quantum leap over the original NES in …

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Joanna Gaines on Her Boys Playing Old-School Arcade Games: "Fortnite Has Nothing on Frogger"

Fortnite may have taken over screen time (and then some) in many a home across the US, but not in the Gaineses house! In sharing a sweet photo of her sons Drake, 13, and Duke, 10, playing old-school handheld arcade games, the mom of five actually called out the popular video game. "Welp, Fortnite …

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Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams Appears To Be Heading To Switch

Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams, an award winning platform game released on Wii U and PC, appears to be heading to Nintendo Switch. <br>Read moreThe post …

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Nintendo’s all-time console sales surpass 700 million

Nintendo’s most recent financial report detailed a historic accolade for the company. They have sold a resounding 727.65 million consoles since it …

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Nintendo eShop Charts August 15th, 2018

Dead Cells and Overcooked! 2 at the top in different countries, Minecraft and Hollow Knight still staying strong, plus Iconoclasts debut in the …

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How Music Was Made On The SNES

Video game soundtracks can make up a huge part of a player's overall gaming experience; hearing just a couple of notes from your favourite games as a …

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Nintendo Download (8/16/18, North America) - Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes, Walking Dead, more

This week’s North American Nintendo Downloads are as follows:<p><b>Switch Retail</b><p>All-Star Fruit Racing – $35.99 (available August 21)<p><b>Switch Download</b><p>ACA …

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Robbotto available on Switch today

<b>GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN (August 16, 2018) — When it comes to video games, nostalgia is king. Many of us have fond memories of the games we played when we</b> …

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Introduces Richter, Abra, And A Gang-Plank Galleon Arrangement

After the Direct, the Super Smash Blog has slowed down on character introductions, focusing on Richter but also Abra, Dracula's Castle, and a new …

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