The Famicom is now 33 years old

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Retro

Today, July 15th, 2016, is the 33rd birthday of perhaps the most important Nintendo system of all – the Famicom. The system that would eventually become known as the NES over in the west and effectively save the home console industry after the infamous crash of the early ’80s, the…

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Classic Pokémon cards make a return this November

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: Merchandise, News

The past few months have been filled with call backs to the original generation of Pokémon, from the 3DS Virtual Console releases to the Kanto-filled Pokédex of Pokémon GO. That trend is showing no signs of slowing down, either, as it has now been confirmed that the original series of…

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Badge Arcade News: 7/15/16

Categories: 3DS, News

It’s raining cats (minus the dogs) in the Arcade today! Joining our Felyne friends from yesterday’s torrential downpour of Monster Hunter goodies are a quadruple set of repeat pixel cat and bird badges. They’re only available for a limited time though, so be sure to nab them before they’re tossed…

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Official NES Classic Edition website is live

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Retro

Today saw the surprise announcement of a brand new Nintendo system (of sorts); the Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition. A miniaturised version of the home console that made Nintendo what it is today, the plug and play device seems like a deliberate nostalgic love-letter for fans and collectors alike….

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Badge Arcade News: 7/14/16

Categories: 3DS, News

The second wave of Monster Hunter Generations badges is here! Decorate your home screen with Felynes, monsters, items and much more! If monster wranglin’ ain’t your thing, there are plenty of pixel insect badges to go around, as well! Check out what’s new below. Free play? Yes! Practice catcher: It’s…

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