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Nintendo Switch Online Adds Several Retro Titles For March 2023
The Game Boy will be getting two new additions with Kirby's Dream Land 2 and BurgerTime Deluxe, the Super NES will receive the billiards game Side Pocket, and the NES will be getting the scroll your roll classic Xevious You can check out the trailer showing them off, along with more info, as the games are[...]
Dragon Warrior 1st Print "1-HP" Copy Up For Auction At Heritage
Prospective bidders will only have up until Tuesday, September 13th, to place a bid on this valuable and worthwhile video game. The front face of the sealed box for Dragon Warrior, a video game for the NES This copy is part of the game's first print run Currently available at auction on Heritage Auctions' website. While the[...]
Nintendo Switch Online Adds Three New NES & SNES Titles For July 2022
The three games you're getting are Kirby's Avalanche and Fighter's History for the SNES, and Daiva Story 6: Imperial of Nirsartia for the NES Starting with Kirby's Avalanche, this is a dro-down puzzler that was primarily made for Western markets and is basically the first time you see Kirby speak words in any game Which[...]
Dragon Warrior - Unopened NES Copy Auctioning At Heritage Auction
Prospective bidders will only have up until Tuesday, July 5th, to place a bid on this wonderful and iconic video game. The front face of the graded copy of Dragon Warrior, a game for the NES Currently available at auction on Heritage Auctions' website. If you've ever played a game in the main Dragon Quest franchise, you'll[...]
Dragon Warrior For NES Up On The Auction Block At ComicConnect
ComicConnect, a premier collectibles marketplace and online auction house based in New York, NY, has put a rare, WATA 8.0 A+ graded copy of Dragon Warrior for the Nintendo Entertainment System up for auction! This vintage NES game is one of the first of its genre, boasting an impressive story and (at the time) extremely[...]
Graded Copy Of Dragon Warrior For NES Auctioning At Comic Connect
Prospective bidders have until 6:08 Central Time (or 7:08 PM Eastern Time) on Monday, June 21st, to place a bid on this wondrous video game. The front of the box for the graded copy of Dragon Warrior for the NES Currently available on auction at ComicConnect's website. According to the description of the listing for this game[...]
Dr. Mario Graded NES Game Up For Auction At Comic Connect
Mario NES Graded Copy Credit Comic Connect Bid Now, Dr Mario Must Insist "A Seal Rating; First-party H-Seam; Rev-A; Oval SOQ R; Large Warranty w/Mexico; 9 Digit ZIP(USA Code); 3 Screw Cart Artist: Larry Jost; Music composed by Hirokazu Tanaka; Produced by Gunpei Yoki; Designed by Takahiro Harada; First game in the "Dr Mario" Series[...]
TMNT NES Game On Auction At Heritage Auctions
The TMNT NES game that was released in 1989 remains one of the hardest games I have ever attempted to play It took me years and years to finally beat the damn water level As I got older, I broke many a controller on that level That is not to say I didn't spend hours[...]
Captain America NES Game With White Vision, On Auction At Heritage
Captain America and the Avengers was an NES game released in 1991, and it was not a very good game Let me rephrase that, THIS port of the game was no good Other versions were plenty of fun, especially the arcade game, but this version never stacked up for me As a collector and Captain[...]
Four Retro Action Titles Are Coming To Nintendo Switch Online
Nintendo revealed this evening that four more games are coming to the NES and SNES libraries of Nintendo Switch Online Three of those games go into the SNES library which will be Psycho Dream, DOOMSDAY WARRIOR, and Prehistorik Man, while the NES is getting Fire 'n Ice Two of them being action titles with a[...]
TMNT 3: Manhattan Project NES Game On Auction At Heritage
Released towards the end of the NES lifespan, this was tough to find back in the day and has always commanded a high price as a cartridge Now on auction on Heritage Auctions, part of Dallas Lot #7234, is a sealed copy, graded 85 by Wata I don't have to tell my fellow TMNT fans[...]
LEGO Super Mario Rep-Order
They managed to turn Mario himself into an NES controller that operates based on the movement and positioning of the character As you can see int he link below, they make him move by tilting him backward and forward, run by holding down on the forward tilt, and jumping bu raising the character up They[...]
Battletoads Is Getting An Legacy Edition & Vinyl Soundtrack
The original Tradewest title for the NES, now under the Rare umbrella, is getting a glorious return to cartridge form with an entry into the Legacy Cartridge Collection Much like games that have come before it, you're getting everything from a special foil box to a custom dist cover to special artwork and inserts to[...]
WATA 7.5-Graded Dragon Warrior Game On Auction At ComicConnect
This game is presently on auction at ComicConnect! CIB; Box: 7.0; Cart: 8.5; Manual: 8.0; 1 HP variant; Includes maps & adventure guide; See extended comments. Music composed by Koichi Sugiyama; Designed by Yuji Horii; 1st game in the "Dragon Warrior" series (Dragon Quest media franchise in Japan) Box – Rev-A; Oval SOQ TM; Small Warranty; 9-Digit ZIP;[...]
LEGO Announces Buildable NES System That Plays Super Mario Bros!
This is a whole new way of interactive collectibles and LEGO has nailed it. Rebuilding an NES is one thing but LEGO going fans the ability to play a build a scrolling version of Super Mario is a whole other thing This is a very unique way to connect with your childhood From the replica controller[...]
New NES and SNES games are headed to Nintendo Switch Online.
It's the Wild West, after all. Credit: Nintendo Panel de Pon is the Japanese release of Tetris Attack, and it originally launched in 1995 However, there was never a translated version of this particular iteration, because it received a reskinning for Japanese audiences that never got an official English release before now. Operation Logic Bomb is about Agent[...]
My Arcade Releases The Retro Champ For Purchase
My Arcade has released a brand new retro console player as the Retro Champ is now on the market playing NES and Famicom titles The system comes with a built-in screen with rechargeable batteries and a cartridge cleaning kit You have HDTV compatibility with an aspect ration switch and wireless controller compatibility There are two[...]
Nintendo Announces SNES Games Coming To Nintendo Switch Online
Nintendo announced this evening that Nintendo Switch Online will be getting a new set of games for the NES and SNES libraries You're getting six games in total across both systems Those games will be Crystalis, Journey To Silius, Star Fox 2, Super Punch-Out!!, Kirby Super Star, and Breath of Fire II Those are some[...]
Nintendo Looking To Expand Nintendo Switch Online's Services
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"
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 mockup using Mario Maker assets of the crescent moon dungeon, better known as Dungeon #2 in the game A user by the name of Superhat[...]
Someone Found Footage Of Sunsoft's "The Terminator" NES Game
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 that it sucks But originally, there was one in development by Sunsoft in 1989 The reason people have been talking about this one[...]
The NES Game "Pizza Pop!" Just Got a Fan Translation
I haven't played it myself, but friends of mine who have say it's one of the better NES games we never got You can download the translation patch for the ROM here, in case you'd like to give it a try. Old-school retro gamers will be happy to know that Pizza Pop! for the Nintendo[...]
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
The three sent out a press release about the purchase this week with some quotes. credit//Heritage Auctions "Not only are all of NES sticker sealed game' extremely rare, but by their nature of not being sealed in shrink wrap they usually exhibit significant wear after more than 30 years," Thrower said "This game may be the condition census[...]
Super7 Ghosts and Goblins Set 1
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 leave it to the fine folks at[...]
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[...]