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Kirby’s Dream Land 2: Making friends

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: 3DS, News, Retro

Knowing me for any period of time will inevitably lead to the realization that I absolutely adore the Kirby series. Plenty of that will come to light in any of my other entries in this celebratory miniseries, but every love has a beginning. For me, that beginning was Kirby’s Dream…

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Collectors Corner: Game Boy Color

Author: Jaxson Tapp
Categories: News, Retro

Welcome to Collectors Corner! Each week I’ll be bringing you a special article on the special editions of consoles and other Nintendo merchandise that I love. Ever since I was a kid Nintendo’s special editions have stood out to me, and I’m excited to share that passion with you all….

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Kirby's Dream Land: A star is born

Categories: News, Retro

Back in the early ‘90s, Masahiro Sakurai, who at the time was working at HAL Laboratory, was tasked with creating a new Game Boy game in which players of all ages and skill levels could enjoy and complete. During production and testing, a portly, bulbous blob named Popopo was hastily…

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Mario Kart DS revs up on Wii U in Japan

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: News, Retro, Wii U

A new DS title has made its way to the Japanese Wii U’s Virtual Console, and it’s one of my favorites! Available now is Mario Kart DS, the 2005 handheld mega-hit that managed to be the go-to multiplayer title in my high school days. While the Virtual Console release is…

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GameCenter CX takes on Pokémon Green Version

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: 3DS, News, Retro

The Pokémon 20th Anniversary celebrations have made their way to GameCenter CX, with the Kachō firing up the 3DS Virtual Console release of Pokémon Green Version. Shinya Arino’s patented enthusiasm and humor shine through as he makes his way from Pallet Town at the start of his journey in this…

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Inside of Game Boy hardware explored in new YouTube series

Categories: News, Retro

YouTube user JackTech has just published the second (technically, third) episode in a fascinating new series about Nintendo’s original Game Boy. The first episode, which was published three months ago, discusses the computer hardware behind the Game Boy and how it’s all put together. Another episode, labeled episode 1.5, was…

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