FEATURE: Super Nintendo. Just reading that phrase fills you with happiness and warmth. The Super Nintendo Entertainment System came out in its first territory, Japan (where it was known as the Super Famicom), on November 21, 1990. Yup, the classic console that sold 49.10 million boxes worldwide is 25 years old today. It helped usher in a golden age […]
When it comes to gaming in the living room, dedicated consoles have certainly seen their fair share of ups and downs. Of course, we can more or less forget about the heydays of the Nintendo Entertainment System, or the NES for short,...Show More Summary
It's fair to say Sega's humble 8-bit system didn't have many stand-out classics that have echoed down the decades in the same way as the Nintendo Entertainment System had, but here's one of them. Hitting the shelves way back in 1988, Phantasy Star was Sega's me too answer to a plethora of role-playing games released for Nintendo's machine. Show More Summary
Modern-day game consoles may have reached crazy heights in terms of a virtual reality experience, but many of us long for the warmth of the original Nintendo Entertainment System. That’s where Analogue Nt comes in. "The NES has an incredibly... via JustLuxe.com
The Nintendo Entertainment System celebrated a milestone anniversary on Sunday, marking three decades since its debut in North America. For many, this is where their love of video games emanated from. The 8-bit era of games is one that...Show More Summary
The Nintendo Entertainment System hit the U.S. market 30 years ago. In its honor, we're taking a look at its best-selling games and worst accessories.
Let us now praise Nintendo and its Nintendo Entertainment System, or NES, which first launched in the U.S. on Oct. 18, 1985, almost exactly 30 years ago. The NES made its way to the U.S. just two years after the American gaming market suffered a major industry crash. Undeterred, the Japanese firm struck a deal to […]
Exactly 30 years — and 42 million consoles sold — after its debut on American shores, it seems like the Nintendo Entertainment System was destined to be a success. But in the early 1980s, things were quite a bit dicier. Nintendo was worried about the viability of home consoles; it wasn't sure how to escape the fate of other U.S. Show More Summary
For '80s and '90s kids, almost nothing is more iconic than the blocky, gray form of the Nintendo Entertainment System. Even the name, colloquially shortened to "Ness," just rolls off the tongue. It's probably a good thing it wasn't named...Show More Summary
Microsoft adds a begging screen, Amazon sues over a Fiverr, Google Books a fair use judgment, Aurous goes offline, the Nintendo Entertainment System turns 30, and Louis C.K. has a rant. Microsoft Pushes Default Apps Upgraded to #Windows10 and this is an initial review of how my PC is doing so far. Show More Summary
The Overthinking It Podcast commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Nintendo Entertainment System and the Back to the Future milestone date of October 21, 2015. Episode 381: Marty McFly Day originally appeared on Overthinking It, the site subjecting the popular culture to a level of scrutiny it probably doesn't deserve. [Latest Posts | Podcast (iTunes Link)]
It may be difficult to believe, but the Nintendo Entertainment System we all know and love is actually 30 years old as of today. It's certainly provided us with 30 years of entertainment, as we still seek out its most memorable releases...Show More Summary
OK, I’m old. You’re probably feeling old. Let’s get that out of the way. Done. The NES (Nintendo Entertainment System) turns 30 today, as it was officially launched in North American on October 18th, 1985 to a limited portion of the US. I mean, where do we start on how amazing the NES was, and still is? I’ve got one in my closet complete with the Duck Hunt gun. The… Read More
On October 18, 1985 Nintendo of America took a huge gamble, releasing a console into a North American market that seemed to have washed its hands of video games completely. Thirty years later those hands are filthier than ever. Read more...
"Now you're playing with power!" That's the marketing line used to hype the Oct. 18, 1985 launch of the Nintendo Entertainment System in North America. The boxy grey-and-white console launched with an oddball robot controller, dubbed...Show More Summary
One of the few purchases I missed out on this year was the Aanalogue Nt. This was a rebuilt Nintendo Entertainment System or NES with HDMI output machined from aluminum. Not only did it look gorgeous but it also rendered these classic games faultlessly. Well now, we are getting some limited edition versions.
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
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
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
Great video from The iBookGuy. (Via Jim Coudal.) ?