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  • Blog Post: Here's What It Looks Like When 13,000 SNES Sprites Are Mashed Into One Image

    An image has been making the rounds on the Internet this morning featuring possibly every SNES character sprite uncomfortably jammed into a single image. It's an impressive game of Where's Waldo for video games characters. If you can think of it, it's probably in this image somewhere. I'm... More
  • Blog Post: Hard-To-Find SNES Title Mega Man 7 Now Available On Wii U

    The only Mega Man game without an X or the word soccer next to it released for the Super Nintendo is now available for Wii U. Physical copies of the game are hard to come by. Currently, new copies of the game are worth about $2,000 according to videogames.pricecharting,com . Even non-new copies are valued... More
  • Blog Post: Final Fantasy V Now Available On Amazon Appstore

    Final Fantasy V has conquered another platform. You can now play Final Fantasy V on your Kindle Fire. The game has been available on App Store and Google Play Store (and a few other platforms) for some time, but this is the first time it is available on the Amazon Appstore. You can grab the game here... More
  • Blog Post: Check Out Nintendo's Presence At CES In 1992

    A video on YouTube shows Nintendo at CES three years before E3's first official show. It's not a new video (it's been on YouTube since 2010), but it's a fascinating peek at the video game trade show as it existed before E3. This video shows Nintendo at CES in 1992. E3's first show... More
  • Blog Post: Retail Special Edition Of Gone Home Now Available In SNES-Themed Box

    The formerly download-only Gone Home is now available in retail form with some added goodies. The special edition of the game is $29.99 and you can order the North America version of the game here , and the European version of the game here . Included in the bundle is the game on a disc, as well as a... More
  • Blog Post: Super Mario World Meets Game Of Thrones In Crossover Video

    YouTube channel NicksplosionFX recently created a mash-up I don't think any of us realized we wanted. The video takes the memorable opening sequence from the HBO television show Game of Thrones and crosses it with Super Mario World. It's enjoyable even if you haven't watched the show, and... More
  • Blog Post: Fan-Made EarthBound Documentary Film In The Works

    A pair of brothers, Jeff and Robbie Benson, have been working on an EarthBound documentary surrounding the continued appreciation of the cult classic game. The film, titled EarthBound, USA , is inspired by the EarthBound fan site Starmen.net. The duo has been performing assorted interviews with fans... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: What Do You Want To See In The Next Nintendo Remix Title?

    Nintendo is great at exploring its history of iconic games, characters, and franchises, and the NES Remix series does that in smaller chunks. A third title in the series hasn't been announced yet, but we're already wondering what it may contain. Recently, series director Koichi Hayashida said... 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: 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: See Every Super Nintendo Start Screen In One Nine Hour Video

    Following up on a previous video that featured start screens from every NES game, the same YouTube channel has published a video covering the start screens of every Super Nintendo game. The previous video clocked it at around three hours, but the new Super Press Start video triples that number coming... More
  • Blog Post: Nightmare Busters Is A Brand New Super Nintendo Game

    Nightmare Busters is a brand new game that you can only get for the Super Nintendo. Technically, despite the headline, Nightmare Busters is not entirely new. It was in development in 1994, but was cancelled before it was ever able to make it to the Super Nintendo. A build of the game surfaced in 2007... More
  • Blog Post: Incredible High-Definition Earthbound Art Recreates Onett In 3D

    Artist Christopher Behr spent nearly a year creating a digital, three-dimensional version of Onett, and it's gorgeous. Behr has a full gallery of images of his new Onett on his website, which you can see here . You can also pick up large prints of the images by heading here . Nintendo finally re... More
  • Blog Post: Taking Your Love Of Gaming To The Bathroom With Soaps Shaped Like Nintendo Cartridges

    Let's face it, hand soap is boring. How many times have you almost fallen asleep from boredom while washing your hands in the bathroom? But have no fear, for all is not lost. Firebox, a website that sells odd toys and gag gifts, is finally making hand-washing exciting again with soap shaped like... More
  • Blog Post: Contra III: The Alien Wars Now Available On The Wii U eShop

    One of the 16-bit era's best co-op games is now available on the Wii U's virtual console. The typical Wii U Virtual Console pricing structure applies here: the game is $7.99, but if you purchased and downloaded the game for your Wii, then you will only have to pay $1.50 to upgrade to the Wii... More
  • Blog Post: Mega Man X Coming To Wii U Virtual Console Next Week

    Mega Man X is coming to the Wii U's Virtual Console, and it will be here sooner than you think. Mega Man X will be available to download on Thursday May 30, and will offer all the amenities of the average Wii U Virtual Console game, including off-screen play. I bought the game for my Super Nintendo... More
  • Blog Post: European Wii U Virtual Console Video Teases Upcoming Releases

    A trailer released on Nintendo's European YouTube channel is teasing a number of upcoming Wii U Virtual Console releases, including A Link to the Past, Street Fighter, and others. You can check out the full trailer below, but it looks like The Legend of Zelda: Link to the Past, Pac-Man, Street Fighter... More
  • Blog Post: Weekend Warrior 03/15/13

    It’s the weekend again, and that means it’s time to unwind. Some editors will finally take a stab at the new Tomb Raider game. Others are going back in time to play some Super Nintendo greats, and a Dragon Ball Z role-playing game. Jason Pfitzer : This weekend I will be trying my utmost to... More
  • Blog Post: Downton Abbey As A Super Nintendo Game

    The prim-and-proper show Downton Abbey is pretty popular, and apparently it has begun working its restrained British magic on gamers. This video showcases what an SNES game adaptation of the show might have looked like. I haven't seen Downton Abbey yet, but I'm going to assume that the video... More
  • Blog Post: Portable SNES Might Be Better Than Nintendo's 3DS

    If you're taking a road trip anytime in the next rest-of-your-life, you need one of these portable SNES systems. Check out these shots of a portable SNES system that one crafty Reddit user put together. Bug robotairz for the details on how he did it, and check out more action shots at Imgur . Have... More
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