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Nintendo reflects back on Twilight Princess

Categories: News, Retro, Wii U

UPDATE (03/01): Nintendo has released a third video in the series; this time around the development team delves into the dungeons of Twilight Princess and explore its gameplay mechanics: UPDATE (02/26): The second episode of the retrospective series is up, this time focusing on the game’s story and characters. Take…

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Conker the Squirrel makes a return

Categories: News, Retro

In a new commercial for the Microsoft HoloLens, the long awaited return of an old and beloved character and IP has been made. That’s right folks, Conker is back! I’d like to start off by saying that, while we’re aware that Conker is not Nintendo by any means, his first…

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Pokémon Ranger getting Virtual Console launch

Categories: News, Retro, Wii U

The popular Pokémon spin-off game originally released for the Nintendo DS, Pokémon Ranger, will be getting a Virtual Console release this Thursday in Europe. However, contrary to what you might think, Ranger is not coming out for the 3DS Virtual Console but instead the Virtual Console on the Wii U,…

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Sega 3D Classics Collection heading West (Updated 2/10)

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: 3DS, News, Retro

UPDATE (2/10): Through its press site, Sega announced that the Sega 3D Classics Collection will feature a special bonus at launch. Pre-orders and first print copies will include the Sega Classics decal sheet, which showcases nine logos and console stickers. UPDATE (2/2): The Sega 3D Classics Collection is now up…

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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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