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Building Your Own Classic Game Console, A DIY RetroPi Project With Raspberry Pi

Retro gaming made a major resurgence this past holiday season, with the release of Nintendo’s ultra-hyped NES Classic, a scaled down clone of the original Nintendo Entertainment System. Out of the box, the NES Classic has thirty preloaded game titles, though some recent hacks exposed a method for uploading more if you're willing to mess with...

The Story of Sega's First Console, Which Was Not The Master System

On July 15, 1983, the Famicom was released in Japan. The console, later rebranded in the West as the Nintendo Entertainment System, would go on to change video games forever. Did you know, though, that the Famicom wasn’t the only gaming system released on that day? It was joined on shelves by the SG-1000, the very… Read more...

9 Ways Nintendo Can Make the Switch a Success

I’ll be completely upfront with all of you wonderful readers: I’m not a fan of Nintendo. Sure, I loved the Nintendo Entertainment System and the Super Nintendo, but after that, the company lost […] The post 9 Ways Nintendo Can Make the Switch a Success appeared first on

Somebody Has Already Hacked The NES Classic To Add More Games

The Nintendo Entertainment System Classic Edition launched with 30 games out of the box, but some gamers weren't pleased with what the system contained right out of the box, so they hacked the NES Classic to add more games.

Kung Fu for the Nintendo Entertainment System

Kung Fu, or Kung Fu Master as it's better known here in Blighty is one of my very favourite video games. Not just because it comes with a dollop of nostalgia - I spent many a happy afternoon round my mate's place with his Amstrad 6128 in the mid-80s - but because it is a simple, compulsive game. Show More Summary

This 3D-Printed Map From The Legend of Zelda Is Awesome

If you grew up a Nintendo fan, chances are you played The Legend of Zelda for the Nintendo Entertainment System. You probably remember its gorgeous gold-toned box and metallic cartridge hanging out all […] The post This 3D-Printed Map From The Legend of Zelda Is Awesome appeared first on

Found: The Original Ad for the Nintendo Entertainment System

It took five years but I finally found it: the very first advertisement for what became the Nintendo Entertainment System, from late 1984! — Frank Cifaldi (@frankcifaldi) December 17, 2016 Frank Cifaldi isShow More Summary

It Took Five Years For One Man To Find The First NES Advertisement

A neat little piece of gaming history has been archived in full thanks to preservationist efforts. The original advertisement for the Nintendo Entertainment System has been catalogued after a five year search. Read more...

Blast from the Past - The first official print ad for the NES

It took five years but I finally found it: the very first advertisement for what became the Nintendo Entertainment System, from late 1984! — Frank Cifaldi (@frankcifaldi) December 17, 2016 They've got it under a cloth like it's a surprise but there was a picture of it like five pages ago. Show More Summary

Nintendo UK - Looking for more Super Mario? These platformers should do the trick!

Super Mario Run is available now on iPhone and iPad, and many of you are already running and jumping your way through the 24 brand new courses. From Super Mario Bros. all the way back on the Nintendo Entertainment System to New Super Mario Bros. Show More Summary

POTD: Nintendo Zapper Revisited

Black Sheep Arms were the first to customize a Glock to resemble the Nintendo Entertainment System Zapper light gun. Click here to see it. There have been a few people who replicated that theme. This one caught my eye due to the custom painted bullets made to look like the Super Mario Bullet Bill character. Show More Summary

This SNES-Inspired Keyboard Will Give You '90s Flashbacks

Hyperkin has unveiled a new mechanical keyboard with purple keys inspired the Super Nintendo Entertainment System.

Sizing Up The Famicom Mini, Japan's Version Of The NES Classic Edition

Before the Nintendo Entertainment System, or NES, there was the Family Computer, or Famicom. Much like the NES Classic Edition in the West, Nintendo has released a similar micro console in Japan called the Famicom Mini and I recently managed to pick one up.

This $15 gift is perfect for gamers — especially if you can’t find an NES Classic

With Nintendo's $60 NES Classic Edition in such short supply, there are going to be a lot of disappointed people this holiday season. You could turn to eBay, where the adorable, miniature Nintendo Entertainment System is selling for over $200 apiece. But you shouldn't do that. Show More Summary

NES Classic Edition tease: Amazon says it has ‘exciting announcements’ coming soon

Amazon is up to something, and it is probably of interest to anyone who is interested in Nintendo’s throwback console. The NES Classic Edition, a tiny $60 gaming box that looks like the original Nintendo Entertainment System and features 30 of that console’s games (read our review), is nearly impossible to find, but that’s not stopping […]

Pros and cons: Our quick verdict on the NES Classic Edition

The NES Classic is an easy sell: It's a $60 device that looks and feels like the original Nintendo Entertainment System, with a library of 30 popular games pre-loaded. It's also easy to set up -- all you need is a spare USB port on your TV. Show More Summary

Solve the NES Classic’s Short Controller Problem With the 8bitdo Wireless Adapter

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For those who actually managed to get one of the notoriously under stocked units, the NES Classic Edition is a great way to replay some of the Nintendo Entertainment System’s most memorable titles. […]

NES Mini: Everything You Need to Know

For those who grew up in the 1980s, three words will conjure up the very best memories: Nintendo Entertainment System. Shortened to NES, this cartridge-based machine became the best-selling gaming console of its time, and was voted the best console ever by IGN in 2009. Show More Summary

How to get a NES Classic without spending $300

I'm not sure if you've heard, but Nintendo released this tiny new version of the legendary Nintendo Entertainment System. The NES Classic costs $60, comes pre-loaded with 30 of Nintendo's best games, and as you'd expect, it's been a massive flop. Yeah, no. Show More Summary

Nintendo Classic Mini: NES special interview – Volume 3: Super Mario Bros.

FamiConnichiwa, everyone! I’m Akinori Sao, a writer in Kyoto. This is my third interview with video game developers to commemorate the release of the Nintendo Classic Mini: Nintendo Entertainment System. The topic this time is SuperShow More Summary

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