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Facts about the SNES You Might Not Know

Facts about the SNES You Might Not Know

The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) Was quite revolutionary. Here are a few facts about the system’s graphics that you might not have known already.

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The Other Side of the Flagpole – Romance

The Other Side of the Flagpole – Romance

Can you feel the love tonight?

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REVIEW – EarthBound

REVIEW – EarthBound

How does this SNES cult classic hold up 18 years later?

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Super Mario RPG: First Playthrough – 17 Years Later

Super Mario RPG: First Playthrough – 17 Years Later

Before May 17th, 2013, I had never played Super Mario RPG. I don’t know exactly why I avoided it for so long – I love the Paper Mario and Mario & Luigi series, and I had many opportunities to purchase it both for the SNES and on the Wii Virtual Console. When it became available on Club Nintendo for 200 […]

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Classic SNES Title Chrono Trigger is Out Now on iOS

Classic SNES Title Chrono Trigger is Out Now on iOS

“Chrono Trigger has arrived on iPhone. It’s about time! No, really, that’s what the — OK, we’re sorry. The iOS version costs $9.99, which is on the high side for iPhone games, but on the low side for Square Enix games.” “The iOS release includes the two bonus areas from the DS port, the Dimensional Vortex and the Lost Sanctum. […]

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What If Skyward Sword Had An SNES Style Soundtrack?

What If Skyward Sword Had An SNES Style Soundtrack?

    “Call it a ‘de-make’ if you want… This is a song from Skyward Sword as seen through the eyes of A Link to the Past.” “As a long-time Zelda fan and longer-time musician, I must praise the soundtrack to the latest entry in the Legend of Zelda franchise: Skyward Sword. This is one of my favorite songs from […]

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The Benefit Of Unplayed and “Mint” Condition Games

The Benefit Of Unplayed and “Mint” Condition Games

“Super Mario World Super Nintendo BRAND NEW IN BOX NEVER USED SNES” An ebay auction for an unplayed copy of Super Mario World recently ended with a final bid of $256. Take care of those boxes kids! I wish someone told that to me when I was younger. Link to the ended auction        

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Nintendo Download 5-31-2010

Nintendo Download 5-31-2010

With 8 new titles, including a classic Virtual Console game, the Wii and DSi download lineup keeps increasing in number and quality.  Similar to the last few weeks, Nintendo is finally releasing some of the WiiWare and DSiWare games they revealed at E3 2009.  This week, we get 4 new DSiWare games — X-Scape, Hero of Sparta, A Topsy Turvy […]

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Nintendo Download 3-8-2010 (North America)

Nintendo Download 3-8-2010 (North America)

Today, it is all about the fantasy games for Nintendo.  On the Virtual Console, we get the SNES classic Final Fantasy 2 (which is actually Final Fantasy 4 in Japan and on DS).  For WiiWare, we get the interactive puzzle-platformer Max & the Magic Marker and a top-down shooter called Dracula – Undead Awakening.  The DSiWare lineup increases by four. […]

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Nintendo Download 10-12-2009 (NA)

Nintendo Download 10-12-2009 (NA)

This week, we get 3 games, but it looks like a promising lineup.  We finally get Gravitronix for WiiWare, that was announced to come out last week — an interesting game for up to 8 players for only 500 points.  For DSiWare, we get a pinball game based on the ancient Greek Olympians, also for 500 points.  Finally, for Virtual […]

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Nintendo Download 9-7-2009 (NA)

Nintendo Download 9-7-2009 (NA)

Here’s another week with not too many surprises.  First, we get the final entry in the Super Star Wars series with “Super Return of the Jedi” for VC. For WiiWare, we get the rebirth of Contra, which we expected but is still missing an online co-op mode.  Also for WiiWare, we get a Wii Remote guided adventure through space in […]

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Nintendo Download 6/8/09 (NA)

Nintendo Download 6/8/09 (NA)

Nintendo Download: March, Fight and Fish Your Way to World Domination June 8, 2009 With this week’s additions to the Nintendo DSi Shop™ and Wii™ Shop Channel, fun truly comes in all shapes and sizes. A new Mario vs. Donkey Kong™ title on Nintendo DSiWare™ features miniature versions of the world’s most famous video game icon, while a pair of […]

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Super Punch Out!! – Retro Commercial

The release of Punch Out!! for Wii is upon us.  Some say that May 18 cannot come soon enough.  We’ve already shared the NES commercial.  Now, with the launch of Super Punch Out!! for the Virtual Console, we share a retro commercial of the SNES game.

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Wii Shop Channel Update 3/30/09 (NA) – Farewell Wii-kly Update

Wii Shop Channel Update 3/30/09 (NA) – Farewell Wii-kly Update

WII-KLY UPDATE: “THE FAREWELL EDITION” March 30, 2009 In this farewell edition of the Wii-kly Update (more on that below*), we’re pleased to announce a pair of excellent games based around completely opposite vocations. Newly available on the Virtual Console™ is Super Punch Out!! ™, the classic boxing title that pits players against tough pugilist rivals such as Bald Bull. […]

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Secret of Mana on Virtual Console

Secret of Mana on Virtual Console

I haven’t posted on here for quite a while because, to be honest, Hattrick is a posting madman and if he doesn’t beat me to the punch… one of you other over achieving bastards do   One of my favorite games of all time has been released on the virtual console this week, and while I’m no forum junky or […]

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