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Video Game Flashback #10: Dragon Quest 3

 Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation is a role-playing video game developed by Chunsoft and published by Enix (now known as Square-Enix). It’s the third installment of the Dragon Quest series (known as Dragon Warrior in North America at the time of its original release) and was first released for the Family Computer (Famicom) in Japan and later for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) in North America. 1,472 more words


Real Doctors, Console Chow & Arcade Dreamscapes - Culture Collection #23

It’s been a good long while since the last instalment of Culture Collection, our regular round-up of the best gaming-themed cultural offerings from around the web. 440 more words


Game of Thought: Akumajou Densetsu

System: Nintendo Famicom

Date Published: 1989

Company: Konami

I always prefer traditional Castlevania games without the RPG elements; they are the embodiment of tough, well-designed platform gaming and deliver greater satisfaction when conquered. 519 more words


20/20 Konami Famicom Collector Cards

Another update on this article on my now never-ending quest to collect a series of Konami Famicom character cards from the 80s.

Recap: at some point starting in 1987, Konami decided to include a collector card with all their Famicom titles. 256 more words


Oh Nice, Super Famicom Wars Is Playable In English

(Source: kotaku.com)

Wars, one of Nintendo’s finest series—and one they seem intent on leaving to die in the cold like a dog—blew up in the West on the Game Boy Advance, but in Japan it’s a lot older. 142 more words