NES Classic Edition unboxing

Categories: Merchandise, Retro

With the NES Classic Edition making its debut in just over a week, many hardcore Nintendo fans are eager to get their hands on the new system, either for nostalgic reasons or to explore a host of old games they never got the chance to play. And it comes as…

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A journey with Ace Attorney: Where it began

Author: Logan Plant
Categories: 3DS, Retro

15 years, has it really been that long? I was only three years old when the original Ace Attorney game came out overseas, and at that point I had no idea how big of an impact the over-the-top lawyering franchise would have in my life. Of course, I probably didn’t…

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An animated Klonoa movie is in the works

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Retro

Gamers in the ’90s were bombarded with choice when it comes to video game mascots. The decade had failures (Aero and Bubsy) as well as those who remain popular to this day (Sonic and Rayman), but there were some mascots who were neither and yet have managed to keep up…

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Nintendo Wire’s favorite Super Mario Bros. baddies

Categories: Retro

The common minion doesn’t often get the recognition that it deserves. Sure, bosses have a much more epic, grandiose role in video games; but without the throngs of underlings our heroes must face along the way, these encounters wouldn’t be nearly as satisfying. Not every game can be Shadow of…

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Rayman SNES ROM unearthed after 24 years

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: Retro

In recent years Rayman has become pretty heavily associated with Nintendo, with the limbless hero even appearing in the most recent Super Smash Bros. games as a trophy. The very first Rayman game, however, never did make its way to a Nintendo system until a pared down port arrived 5…

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Nintendo Wire’s Favorite Gen 1 Pokémon

Categories: Retro

Pokémon, the phenomenon that rocked both eastern and western culture 20 years ago, has somehow managed to do it again. After its launch in July, Pokémon GO managed to capture the loyal, recapture the lapsed, and introduce new generations to the monsters that stole our hearts two decades ago. The…

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