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Nintendo's Forgotten Console Peripherals

In this age of console apps and services, the good old physical peripheral is increasingly becoming a thing of the past. Back in the 80s and 90s, barely a console on the market didn’t have a raft of premium add-ons available for it. 3,103 more words

Video Games

Famicom Females: Study 2 - Peach

Peach/Princess Toadstool (Super Mario Bros.)
Release Date: October 18, 1985
Developer: Nintendo
Publisher: Nintendo
Format: Cartridge
Role: NPC (Damsel)
Any Subsequent Appearances: Yes… 770 more words


Star Force

                 Would you just look at all that force?



DEVELOPER: Tekhan (SG-1000 port by Sega)

GENRE: Shoot-em-up

RELEASE DATE… 428 more words


Happy 31st Anniversary, Famicom!

[EN]: For those of you who remember the arcade days of the 1980s, the Nintendo Entertainment System must come to mind. The launch of the console gamers remember as the 8-bit NES, saved the entire video game industry, beating all the odds after the famous video game crash of 1983 in North America [ 324 more words


'The Retro Play Show' #27: "Rockman 3" (MD, Part 2)

As I mentioned during the last session of this game, Rockman 3 is my favorite of the NES entries into the classic Mega Man series. With that in mind, the 16-bit remake for the Mega-Drive is a gem to play. 112 more words


Happy birthday, Famicom! The console that bought video games back from the dead turns 31 today

The Nintendo Family Computer, which quickly came to be known by the abbreviation-loving Japanese simply as the Famicom, was launched in its native land in 1983, a time when the world was still in black-and-white and people travelled to work by horse-drawn cart. 389 more words


Super Nintendo / Super Famicom

Ganbare Goemon – $49.99

Psycho Dream – $113.99

Earthworm Jim – $44.97

Side Pocket – $18.50

Vegas Stakes – $5.99

Super F1 Circus – $26.00… 39 more words