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  • Blog Post: Learn Some Of The Hyper-Intricacies Of Super Smash Bros. Combat

    Super Smash Bros. is much deeper than most give it credit it for and the latest video from YouTube channel Did You Know Gaming breaks down some of the highest of highest-level strategies in the game. Check out the video below to learn all about smooth Landings, L-canceling, crouch-canceling, directional... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion – Who Is The Best Super Smash Bros. Fighter?

    It's a question with a different answer for nearly everyone who has played a Smash Bros. game, but we want to know your answer. If you've watched any of our 8-player Super Smash Bros. videos (click the links for part 1 , 2 , 3 , and 4 ), you will know I personally favor Toon Link. He has all... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion – Zelda: Ocarina Of Time Or Majora's Mask?

    This morning's episode of Replay and the resulting discussion prompts me to consider and compare the two games side by side. Both The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time and The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask are fantastic and iconic games, but if you only had go with one, which one would it be... More
  • Blog Post: Learn How The Canceled Donkey Kong Racing Turned Into The Canceled Sabreman Stampede

    When Rare was purchased by Microsoft, it retooled and released many of its projects to excise Nintendo characters, but one never saw the light of day – Donkey Kong Racing. Rare retooled it for possible release with Microsoft into a game called Sabreman Stampede, starring the eponymous Sabreman... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Which Controller Has The Best Control Stick?

    The control stick is your main input of interaction with video games. Which controller has the best one? Some people dislike the Nintendo 64, Wii, and GameCube's octagon control stick housing, but I've always been a fan. In fact, I was disappointed to see it removed for the Wii U. The circular... More
  • Blog Post: Here's Over Four Hours Of Nintendo 64 Music Ranked In Terms Of Quality

    YouTube channel AccordingToSCIENCE listened to every piece of Nintendo 64 music, and ranked the top 100 in a four hour YouTube video. You can check out the video below which was curated by Rawkhawk and GreatGonzales. The two listened to more than 2000 songs featured in N64 games accumulating more than... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Manually Updated 17,000 Killer Instinct Arcade Cabinets To Combat Exploits In 1994

    Did You Know Gaming's latest episode takes a look at Rare's Killer Instinct. You will learn about how the game was nearly called Brute Force, how Orchid almost wore a red outfit and was almost called Roxy Rave or Wanda, and how the game brought in nearly $1,000 a week for some arcades. You will... More
  • Blog Post: See Super Mario 64's Bob-omb Battlefield Stage Created In Lego

    A recent piece from Lego artist Matt De Lanoy recreates Super Mario 64's Bob-omb Battlefield stage entirely in Lego bricks. You can check out a large view of the piece above, but you will also find plenty of other pictures of Lego Bob-omb Battlefield by checking out De Lanoy's Flickr page . There's... More
  • Blog Post: Watch The Record-Setting 18:10 Zelda: Ocarina Of Time Speedrun With Commentary

    Recently, speedrunner Cosmo set a new speed record for beating The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time at any percentage, and he has released a video commentating the run. The record was set about two weeks ago and you can check out the original Twitch stream by heading here . Since setting the record of... More
  • Blog Post: Twitch Still Playing Pokémon, Adds Pokémon Stadium Gambling Component

    Twitch Plays Pokémon , the live streamed community controlled Pokémon game, is still going strong having made its way to Platinum, and it has added a new wrinkle. Along with the typical Twitch Plays Pokémon gameplay we've come to appreciate (the community is about 20 hours into... More
  • Blog Post: Duo Streaming On Twitch Plays And Defeats Super Mario 64 Blindfolded

    Twitch streaming channel 62bitgaming recently took on the strange task of playing through Super Mario 64 while blindfolded.[Example] With one blindfolded player manning the controller and another offering directions, the two were able to make it through the game in six hours. You can check out the full... More
  • Blog Post: Learn Why Bruce Willis Was Used In Early Tony Hawk's Pro Skater Builds In Informational Video

    The folks over at Did You Know Gaming have put together a new video covering the early history of the Tony Hawk's Pro Skater series. The video covers the development of the first game, which was built using a modified version of the engine of Neversoft's previous game, Apocalypse, which starred... More
  • Blog Post: Former Rare Composer Says Banjo-Kazooie Spiritual Successor Is Dead

    Awhile back former Rare composer, Grant Kirkhope (Banjo Kazooie, GoldenEye 007), said he hoped former Rare employees would start work on a spiritual follow-up to the Banjo Kazooie series. Today, Kirkhope confirmed the project’s early demise. Reddit user Twisty_Tie asked Kirkhope about the likelihood... More
  • Blog Post: Learn About The Harvest Moon Series In This Informational Video

    Learn how the original Harvest Moon almost didn't reach the finish line, and the game's original title in this informational video. In the latest video from Did You Know Gaming, a website and YouTube channel that specializes in obscure video games facts, the Harvest Moon series gets detailed... More
  • Blog Post: Fan Shows Work-In-Progress Super Mario 64 Remake

    It's early, but this video shows a fan-made Super Mario 64 remake in its early stages. You won't see familiar levels, or characters outside of Mario himself, but you get a pretty good idea of what the creator, who goes by @Aryoksini on Twitter, is going for. You can also check out his Twitch... 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: Majora's Mask Illustration Offers An Original Take On Skull Kid

    An artist going by the name The Vague Parade has lent their very distinct style to Majora's Mask. You can see more of their work, as well as a larger version of the piece seen above, by heading to The Vague Parade's blog . Most of the work featured on the site is completely original with the... More
  • Blog Post: Animation Recounts The History Of Nintendo's Controllers

    Animator Chris Koelsch has posted an impressive animation online of the history of Nintendo's controllers. Maybe it's kind of silly that Nintendo drastically redesigns its controllers for each new console, but can you imagine how boring a PlayStation animation of a similar nature would be? This... More
  • Blog Post: Watch The Animated History Of Nintendo's Consoles

    Animators Anthony Veloso and Quentin Dron left out the Virtual Boy, but it doesn't mean their animated history of Nintendo isn't worth checking out. I particularly like the end with all of the Nintendo logos re-imagined using the logos of Nintendo's biggest franchises. [via Reddit ] More
  • Blog Post: Pre-Starfox Adventure Dinosaur Planet Footage Appears Online

    Before Starfox Adventure became a game starring Fox McCloud and pals, it was a Nintendo 64 game called Dinosaur Planet that starred an anthropomorphic fox on a planet of dinosaurs. Recently, some long-lost footage from that version of the game appeared online. There is just under an hour of footage below... More
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