Character Column: The Duck Hunt Dog became an early example of negative encouragement (and catharsis)

Categories: 3DS, News, Retro, Wii U

Welcome to the Character Column! Each week, I’ll be taking a look at a different character from Nintendo’s long and esteemed history, and I’ll analyze what makes them interesting, nuanced, or just plain memorable. Whether they’re heroes, villains or NPCs, I’ll explain why they deserve respect or love from the…

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NES Classic Edition to have multiple display options

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Retro

Nintendo’s upcoming NES Classic Edition is definitely exciting for retro fans, but many are no doubt wondering if they can adjust how the games look on their TV screens. Most modern retro game re-releases come with a variety of options to scale and filter the image, from Sega’s Genesis hub…

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Sonic Sunday: Kicking off the Franchise Five

Author: Logan Plant
Categories: News, Retro

Welcome back to Sonic Sunday! This week, we’re kicking off a new series that will continue on Nintendo Wire throughout the coming months. Titled Franchise Five, this series collects votes and opinions from all of the writers at Nintendo Wire to come up with top five lists for various video…

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