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  • 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: 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: 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: 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: Here's Lost As A 16-Bit Super Nintendo-Era RPG

    Fans of the science fiction ABC show Lost and gamers are one in the same. We've seen numerous references to LOST in video games as well as artists creating their own versions of point and click LOST adventures. The latest LOST video game crossover comes from College Humor , which imagines a 16-bit... 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: Purchase Every Super Nintendo Game For $25,000

    Seeing an eBay auction like this one makes me wish I were stupidly rich, or really irresponsible with my money. The auction consists of all 721 Super Nintendo games. The seller points out that every game has a box, and 85 percent of them have manuals. This impressive collection was assembled by purchasing... 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: Share Your Favorite Zelda Memories

    In our October issue of Game Informer, we celebrated the 25th anniversary of The Legend of Zelda series by looking back at all of its major releases. Rather than go over a list of gameplay changes and storylines, though, we approached from a more personal point of view. GI editors wrote essays sharing... More
  • Blog Post: Third-Party Portable SNES Releasing This Summer

    Hoping for portable SNES games via the 3DS Virtual Console? Looks like SupaBoy has beat Nintendo to the punch. This summer, they'll be releasing the SupaBoy, a handheld Super Nintendo that can play games either on its 3.5" screen or on a TV via composite cables. If played on a TV, you can even... More
  • Blog Post: Asking The Important Questions About Zombies Ate My Neighbors

    If you're like me, you have fond memories of struggling through the zombie apocalypse in Zombies Ate My Neighbors on the SNES and Genesis. But this new video from College Humor and Dorkly reminded me of one rather big question that the game never answers: Just who the hell are these idiot neighbors... More
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