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Nintendo Quest’ Trailer: Can One Man Buy All 678 Original Nintendo Games in 30 Days?

Nostalgia is king right now, so it shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone to hear that one man set out with a goal to purchase all 678 games from the original Nintendo Entertainment System video games from 1985. We all have dreams, and Jay...Show More Summary

Review: Hold Your fire: A Game About Responsibility

Back when the Nintendo Entertainment System first launched, console games had developed a reputation for being "landmine purchases," meaning that they look safe until you touch them and they blow up in your face. E.T. for the Atari 2600 is probably the most famous example. Show More Summary

Designing Next-Gen Virtual Reality Gaming Experiences

It wasn’t until I conquered my first dungeon in The Legend of Zelda at my friend’s house that I decided to throw a convincing tantrum at my parents about why I also desperately needed my own Nintendo Entertainment System. Fast forward a few years and the global gaming market is expected to rake in $86.1 billion in revenue in 2016. Show More Summary

Old Atari games had graphics glitches because of CPU bottlenecks

Now that we know how the graphics worked on the Nintendo Entertainment System and Commodore 64, The iBookGuy wants to tell us all about how the Apple II and Atari 2600 got their groove on. In the latest video he says that the Apple II...Show More Summary

Rad Racer for the Nintendo Entertainment System

I cannot tell a lie, I do like my racing games. However, while nearly every platform since the days of the humble Spectrum have been spoilt for automobile-related gaming treats, there is one notable omission: the mighty NES. Considering it was the best selling home system ever for a time, this is as baffling as it is disappointing. Show More Summary

NES Controller Shoes: Footendo Entertainment System

If you are looking for a new pair of shoes, why not go old school – as in old school video games. How about something that looks stylish and also celebrates Nintendo’s first amazing console? Something…

23 Brands That Will Immediately Transport You Back To Your Childhood

As a child of the 20th or 21st century you are probably intimately familiar with such classic video game systems as the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) and Sega Genesis. You have also probably experienced the drenched joy of a super...Show More Summary

Super Mario Tunes Played on an NES Piano: Super Mario Bach?

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : technabob

You have probably listened to the Super Mario Bros. soundtrack hundreds of times, but have you ever listened to a piano medley of the game’s greatest hits played on a giant Nintendo Entertainment System? Now you…

The NES just got a brand new competitive shooter

The Nintendo Entertainment System's last officially licensed title released in December of 1994 (name that game!), but that hasn't stopped chiptune artist and now homebrew NES game dev Dustin Long from releasing a new title. Star Versus...Show More Summary

Review: Single Board 65C02 and 65C816 Computers

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Hack a Day

The 6502 is a classic piece of computing history. Versions of this CPU were found in everything from the Apple ][, to the Nintendo Entertainment System, and the Commodore 64. The history of the 6502 doesn’t end with video games; forShow More Summary

It's Not A NES, It's A Gaming PC

In decades past, this casing may indeed have housed a Nintendo Entertainment System, but these days it’s home to a decent little gaming PC. Read more...

This is the Nintendo PlayStation that almost was

It might seem crazy today, but in the early '90s Nintendo and Sony were working together on a video game accessory that'd add CD capabilities to the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. There would also be a separate Sony console that'd play SNES cartridge games and titles for the SNES CD system dubbed the PlayStation. Show More Summary

Last Minute Father’s Day Gifts for Gamer Dads

For the dad who takes his entertainment on the go: Nintendo 3DS XL (Nintendo) Nintendo’s new-and-improved 3D XL system (called, simply enough, 3DS XL) sports more gaming power, faster hardware, and even a few new buttons for more precise control. Show More Summary

Screentendo turns your desktop into Super Mario Bros.

4 months agoTechnology / Gadgets :

Let’s be honest, anyone who spent the better part of the ’80s and ’90s playing Mario games on the Nintendo Entertainment System at some point just started seeing the world as a series […]

14 ‘Star Fox’ Facts That Will Make You Do a Barrel Roll

4 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Nintendo’s 1993 Super Nintendo Entertainment System rail shooter Star Fox and the 1997 follow-up for Nintendo 64 taught a generation of gamers a host of things about fighter jet skirmishes—particularly that you can’t trust a toad to pull his weight in one. Show More Summary

Soda-Scented Designer Soap Shaped Like Original Nintendo Controllers

5 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

DigitalSoaps has created soda-scented designer soaps shaped like original the Nintendo controllers for the Nintendo Entertainment System. The nostalgia-inducing soaps are scented like Dr. Pepper and Mountain Dew sodas, and recreate the controllers in meticulous detail. For a limited time, a package of two controller soaps are available in our Laughing Squid Store at a 16% […]

That time Sharp built an NES into a television

A television set with a built-in Nintendo Entertainment System sounds like the sort of extravagant purchase I'd make if, as a youngster, I was nearly run over by a bad man and he handed me a blank check that I could then proceed to cash for a million dollars, sight unseen. Show More Summary

Tweeting From The NES Expansion Port

5 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Hack a Day

[Trapper] is an 80’s kid, and back in the day the Nintendo Entertainment System was his jam. One fateful night, he turned over his favorite gray box, removed a small plastic guard, and revealed the mythical expansion port. What was it...Show More Summary

2015 World Video Game Hall of Fame finalists announced

Super Mario Bros. This game for the Nintendo Entertainment System vaulted Mario—the plucky plumber— to such fame that a 1990 survey of American children rated him more popular than Mickey Mouse. Created by famed Nintendo designer Shigeru...Show More Summary

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