Pokémon sprite merchandise heading to Japan

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Retro

February has been filled with Pokémon news so far, and now we’ve got even more to share. In celebration of the 20th anniversary, the Pokémon Company will be releasing various pieces of merchandise featuring classic sprites from the original Game Boy titles, and they’ll be sold at Pokémon Centers and…

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Book review: Console Wars

Categories: News, Retro, Reviews

On its cover, Console Wars is summarized like this: Sega, Nintendo and the battle that defined a generation. Based on this summary, what I expected was an academic look at the rivalry between Sega and Nintendo in the early ‘90s, a history lesson about pieces of my childhood that I…

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Happy 25th anniversary, Street Fighter II

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: News, Retro

Today’s marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the release of Street Fighter II: The World Warrior. As the first title in what would become a long series of Street Fighter II titles, as well as the codifier of what the Street Fighter series is today, The World Warrior represents the starting…

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What to expect from Zelda's 30th Anniversary

Categories: News, Retro

2016 marks 30 years since the original Legend of Zelda was released in Japan. While the game did take some time to get localized for North America and Europe, Nintendo likes to celebrate anniversaries based on their original release date, which means that here at Nintendo Inquirer we’ll be celebrating…

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Sega Sunday: Streets of Rage

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Retro

This Sega classic begins with a tough-looking young cop striding into the crime-ridden core of an unnamed city. The fantastic ’80s music blares in, neon signs flicker on and off in the background, and a couple of thugs slowly approach. With a few swift punches to the face and a…

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