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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[...]
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. can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: SimCity NES Unreleased Prototype Gameplay ( Will Wright created the original city-building game in 1989[...]