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SONY & Nintendo's Hybrid Console Discovered

Images and videos of the rare Sony/Nintendo developed console were released today. The owner of the system says he found it in a box full of junk and that it belonged to his father who once worked for Nintendo. 188 more words


The Konami Computer

Back in June I had been browsing through some pictures and I stumbled upon one of what appeared to be a Famicom or Famiclone. It looked similar to the traditional red and white machine that we all know and love, but displayed on the front was the Konami logo, along with the words “Konami Computer”. 859 more words


Super Mario Bros. (256 Worlds Version)

I remember semi-recently being informed of a secret in the original Super Mario Bros. Game, which had eluded me for years. Most Western gamers are sure to remember the infamous “Minus World”, and I also knew about the Famicom Disk version of Super Mario Bros. 392 more words


Guide to Import gaming; The Nintendo Famicom

This week we’re going back to one of the greatest years for consumer technology; 1983.  During which the world received its first Compaq IBM computer, was introduced to the arcade game Mario Bros, and more importantly, the year Nintendo released the Family Computer.   1,105 more words

It's a Sega It's a Nintendo! It's... Unique!

Before the days of the RetroPie project, video game clones were all the rage. Early video game systems were relatively easy to duplicate and, as a result, many third-party consoles that could play official games were fairly common. 196 more words

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[NEWS] Earthbound Beginnings Announced and Released for Wii U VC

Mother, the predecessor to the popular SNES title Earthbound, was a game originally released on the Famicom in Japan in 1989.  It had never seen a release in North America until now.   47 more words


Many Faces of Mario #2 - Safari Suit Mario (Mario's Picross 2, JPN)

Ever since laying my fat & greasy hands on that thing known today as Game Boy, I’ve been enchanted by the art style of Mario & Friends… 55 more words