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First NES Classic Edition trailer is a blast to the past

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Retro

The Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition was one of the biggest surprises of last week, and now Nintendo of America has finally released its first trailer for the little system. Much like the official NES Classic Edition website, the trailer is filled with ’80s nostalgia, from wireframe backgrounds to…

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Video released of the 64DD U.S. prototype in action

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: News, Retro

Yesterday, we reported on a story about what appeared to be a U.S. prototype of the 64DD getting discovered in the wild. While many were skeptical of the find, new information and a video were recently released to put any lingering doubts people had to rest. YouTube personality and respected game…

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EVO 2016 stream schedule

Categories: News, Retro, Wii U

EVO 2016 has begun! The most prestigious fighting game tournament in the world is hosting nine separate game contests, including Super Smash Bros. Melee, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, and Pokkén Tournament. Currently, you can find Melee on twitch.tv/srkevo3, Smash 4 on twitch.tv/srkevo2, and Pokkén at twitch.tv/srkevo4. Check out…

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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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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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