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A brief history of Xeno

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Retro

Xenoblade Chronicles seems to have become one of Nintendo’s biggest franchises in recent years, with the upcoming X being Nintendo’s biggest holiday 2015 release. It’s a far cry from the days of Operation Rainfall, when fans tried to convince Nintendo of America to release the already translated original game in…

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Cloud Strife’s Nintendo appearances

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Retro

The announcement of Cloud Strife in Super Smash Bros. came as a surprise to pretty much everybody. Even those of us who were rooting for a Square Enix representative never expected Cloud to be the one. Naturally the announcement ruffled a few feathers. Cloud is essentially symbolic of Squaresoft’s “betrayal”…

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More details on the "Nintendo PlayStation" have been unearthed

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Retro

If you’re an avid follower of Nintendo news you might remember the exciting discovery of the device that was eventually coined the “Nintendo PlayStation,” which we went over in-depth, back in July. Unfortunately, soon after its reveal the source went dark, fearing they’d accidentally break the system by hastily turning…

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The Game Boy turns 25

Categories: 3DS, News, Retro

Nintendo’s Game Boy, the grandpappy of today’s handheld systems, celebrates its 25th birthday today! Okay, so technically the Game Boy turned 25 in North America and Japan last year. But today is the official quarter-century mark in Europe, and around here we’ll take any excuse to party. Nintendo holds such…

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Setting the Stage: Pac-Land

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Retro

Super Smash Bros. has always been a franchise that revels in the history of video games, no matter how obscure it gets, and one of the best ways it can celebrate this history is through stages. “Setting the Stage” is a new series of articles that will pick apart and…

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