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  • Blog Post: New Speed Record Set For Super Mario Bros.

    A new speed run record has been set for Super Mario Bros., placing the new best time at just under five minutes. The new record run, which you can see in its entirety in the video below. The record was set by speed runner that goes by the name Blubbler . Blubbler's new record sets the time at 4:57... More
  • Blog Post: Impressive Paper Diorama Recreates Zelda: Link To The Past's Overworld

    An artist who goes by the name Wuppes creates paper dioramas inspired by video games. His Link to the Past overworld map is particularly impressive. You can find more of Wuppes' work on his tumblr blog , which has more images of the Hyrule piece you see above, as well as dioramas representing Street... More
  • Blog Post: Konami Gives The Okay To Fan-Made Metal Gear Remake

    A group remaking the original Metal Gear recently received approval for continuation on its project from Konami, with a few clauses. The mod team, going by the name Outer Heaven, is remaking the 1987 Metal Gear using the Alien Swarm engine. Kotaku reports Konami says Outer Heavan can keep moving forward... More
  • Blog Post: Perk Up For Early Morning Gaming With These Retro-Themed Coffee Mugs

    Despite what the Folgers jingle might tell you, the best part of waking up is actually brick-breaking action with Arkanoid in your cup. Though the site is still under construction, Retrogamers aims to sell officially licensed video game merchandise. The site doesn't have too much stock listed yet... More
  • Blog Post: SNES, Game Boy Games Could Be Remixed Next

    Nintendo's NES Remix and Remix 2 for the Wii U combine a number of classic 8-bit Nintendo games and transform them into a series of challenges and minigames. So far only NES games have gotten the remix treatment, but if fan support is strong enough SNES titles could be next. In an interview with... More
  • Blog Post: Your Favorite NES Gaming Moments, In Lego Form

    Looking for awesome game art to decorate your room with? These classic NES gaming scenes recreated with Lego's should do nicely. The pieces come from Brian Stark, who has been working on the projects in his spare time. So far he's created four pieces: Super Mario Bros. 3, Metroid, Mega Man, and... More
  • Blog Post: Super Mario Bros. 3 Out Now On Wii U And 3DS

    Rejoice! Super Mario Bros. 3, one of Nintendo's most beloved NES platformers, is finally out on the Wii U and 3DS eShops. You could celebrate by dressing up in your Tanooki suit, or you could just relive the good ol' days with the trailer below. Even if Mario isn't your game of choice, several... More
  • Blog Post: What If Happy Gilmore Was An 8-Bit Game?

    Adam Sandler's classic '90s comedy is nearly 20-years-old, which means it just missed the era of the NES. But if for some reason Universal Pictures had decided to make a game based on the film, this is what it might have looked like. Actually this probably looks better that what a real Happy... More
  • Blog Post: Fight Club Gets Digitized Into Fake 8-Bit Game

    David Fincher's movie adaptation of Chuck Palahniuk's Fight Club novel came out in 1999, which makes it old, but not really old enough to have been made into an SNES video game. That won't stop some fans from dreaming. This trailer for a fake 16-bit Fight Club game from CineFix looks infinitely... More
  • Blog Post: The Twitch Community Tackles Zelda In New Crowd-Played Stream

    After the massive success of Twitch plays Pokémon , you knew others were coming. Someone has set up a stream for players to tackle the original Zelda. Like the Pokémon stream ( which is still going strong ), Twitch chat users enter commands like a, b, up, down, left, and right in order... More
  • Blog Post: Data East’s NES Robocop Lives On In New NECA Figure

    You might recall that collectible manufacturer NECA has a penchant for 8-bit versions of movie characters. Friday the 13th’s Jason Voorhees and Nightmare on Elm Street’s Freddy Krueger have both been given the action figure treatment. Now, it’s time for Data East’s envisioning... More
  • Blog Post: Incredibly Rare Game In Terrible Shape Reappears On eBay

    This weekend, a difficult to come by Nintendo World Championship NES cart went for nearly $100,000 on eBay . That cart has been re-posted on eBay after the buyer backed out of the sale. After 328 bids, the game was won for a $99,902 bid . Unfortunately, that bidder backed out of the sale, as well as... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Incredibly Rare Game In Terrible Shape Sells For Nearly $100,000 On eBay

    Update: The auction has expired and the game has sold for a hefty price. The final selling price of the game was just short of the $100,000 mark with the bidding ending at $99,902.00 . Original story: In the early nineties, Nintendo held a touring contest for players to compete for high scores in games... More
  • Blog Post: Have Three Hours To Spare? Here’s Every NES Start Screen

    During the NES era, I had a ritual I’d perform with every new game. I’d put it in, start up the console, and just sit there. I’d let the splash screens roll by, listen to the start screen music, and wait to see if there was an “attract” mode that would begin after a short... More
  • Blog Post: Handy Graphic Shows Video Game Console Cost Adjusted For Inflation Up To Current-Gen

    Video games are an expensive hobby, and while it might not appear to be true – considering current prices – in general, the cost of playing video games has gone down over the years. You'll see the chart below, which was posted on reddit last month by user Auir2blaze . It puts into perspective... More
  • Blog Post: Double Dragon Now Available On Wii U And 3DS Virtual Console

    Double Dragon, the 1988 beat 'em up classic, is now available to download on the Wii U and 3DS Virtual Console. You can download the game right now on Wii U for $4.99 (or $1.00 if you own the Wii Virtual Console version of the game) or $4.99 on the 3DS. You can check out the trailer announcing the... More
  • Blog Post: Impressive Chart Visualizes More Than 700 NES Releases

    Pop Chart Lab, a site devoted to the curation of interesting data in visually appealing chart forms, recently tackled the Nintendo Entertainment System. The chart/poster, which you can see below, organizes the more than 700 NES games that were released between 1984 and 1993 in a visualized solar system... More
  • Blog Post: Zelda II: The Adventure Of Link Now Available On Wii U Virtual Console

    The only Zelda game that isn't a legend, Zelda II: The Adventure of Link, is now available on the Wii U Virtual Console. The game is $4.99 to download, unless you own the Wii Virtual Console version of the game, in which case it will cost you a dollar to upgrade. As is the case with all Wii U Virtual... More
  • Blog Post: Atari Founder Says Nintendo Could Be On A "Path To Irrelevance"

    Nintendo's latest console, the Wii U, hasn't fared well on store shelves, and a lot of gaming enthusiasts seem more focused on the upcoming Xbox One and PlayStation 4, but does that mean Nintendo could soon be irrelevant? Industry luminary, Nolan Bushnell thinks so. In an interview with the BBC... More
  • Blog Post: The Legend Of Zelda Now Available On Wii U Virtual Console

    The original Legend of Zelda, the one that started all of Link's assorted adventures, is available now on the Wii U's Virtual Console. The game is $4.99 to download, unless you own the Wii Virtual Console version of the game, in which case it will cost you a dollar to upgrade. As is the case... More
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