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

19 hours 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

6 days 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

[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

The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past graphic novel hits Australia on June 10th

The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past is an adaptation of the beloved, internationally bestselling video game originally released for Nintendo's Super Entertainment System. Long out of print, this stunning, full-color graphic novel...Show More Summary

More details on GameStop's upcoming program for buying/trading in legacy consoles/software

- GameStop will take in any game, console, and first-party accessories - supported platforms include Nintendo Entertainment System, Super Nintendo, Nintendo 64 - there will be a power-up test on the hardware and a visual inspection on...Show More Summary

Oh noes! Pirate Bay co-founder has his NES taken away in prison

Fredrik Neij, co-founder of the copyright-free zone known as the Pirate Bay, has had his Nintendo Entertainment System taken away by prison officials. The Swedish Prison and Probation Service said the console couldn't be opened without being smashed and could possibly harbor prohibited items. Show More Summary

GameStop to Start Buying, Selling Retro Consoles and Games

GameStop shoppers in the test regions will be able to trade in and buy consoles dating all the way back to 1985’s Nintendo Entertainment System.

Project X Zone 2 coming worldwide Fall 2015

View post on Direct link BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment, CAPCOM and SEGA Interactive Co., Ltd./ SEGA Games Co., Ltd are back for some more with Project X Zone 2 for the Nintendo 3DS system! The second episode of this ultimate cross-over...Show More Summary

Retro City Rampage DX gets a boxed edition for PS Vita

When Retro City Rampage was earlier in development, its creator Brian Provinciano printed up some promotional materials that looked like Sega Master System and Nintendo Entertainment System boxes. That wasn't just a cute marketing ploy. Show More Summary

The SNES Is Getting A Brand New Game

Thanks to the power of crowd funding, a 24-year-old console, the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, is getting a brand new game.Click To Continue Reading

Nintendo's Most Famous Secret Code Returns On PlayStation

Nintendo gamers of a certain age knew the trick: type “Justin Bailey” into the password screen of Nintendo Entertainment System classic Metroid and the game’s hero would change outfits. Fast forward—oh my god, I’m old—twenty-nine years later. Read more...

DuckTales: Remastered pogo jumps its way onto iPhone and iPad

Disney has brought the classic side-scrolling action of DuckTales: Remastered to the iPhone and iPad. Just like the original 1989 game for the Nintendo Entertainment System, Disney's DuckTales puts you in the role of Scrooge McDuck, traveling your way across the world, defending the McDuck fortune from Magic De Spell and the Beagle Boys. Show More Summary

Kid Icarus for the Nintendo Entertainment System

An early game for the blessed NES, Pit - the titular Kid Icarus - first appeared in 1986, and put his head above the digital parapet again in 1991 for an outing on the Game Boy. It was then 21 YEARS before Nintendo reminded us of his existence in a 3D shooter for, appropriately enough, the 3DS. Show More Summary

The Story of Sega's First Console (And It Wasn't 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 first home console manufactured by Sega. Read more...

Here’s What Netflix Looks Like on an Original Nintendo

We all get nostalgic for legacy tech, but we also probably wouldn’t want to give up our smartphones and advanced graphics for the gizmos of yore. But what if you could watch Netflix on a classic Nintendo Entertainment System? Problem...Show More Summary

LEGO Ninjago: Shadow of Ronin available this Friday in UK

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games and The LEGO Group today announced the release of LEGO ® Ninjago™: Shadow of Ronin™, available from Friday 27th March in the UK for the Nintendo 3DS™ handheld system and the PlayStation ® Vita. Show More Summary

9 NES Homebrew Carts You Won’t Believe Exist

Angry Birds, Final Fantasy VII and Tecmo Bowl with up-to-date NFL rosters – all on the Nintendo Entertainment System. These aren’t 8-bit parodies: these games were all actually created to run on the 1980’s console. From unofficial Asian knockoffs to homebrew titles, it’s surprising how many NES games are still being made. Show More Summary

Wooden Cutting Board Shaped Like an Old School NES Video Game Cartridge That Is Great for Slicing 1-UP Mushrooms

2 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

San Diego-based Dave Stencil of CuttingBoredom has created a wooden cutting board shaped like an old school Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) video game cartridges that would be perfect for cutting up all of those 1-UP mushrooms from the 8-bit world of Super Mario Bros.. It is currently available to purchase online from his Etsy store. […]

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