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  • 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
  • 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: Chrono Trigger Coming To PSN

    Chrono Trigger is among the greatest RPGs of all time, and while fans aren't getting a new installment, the ESRB has spilled the beans with regards to an upcoming re-release of Square Enix's classic on the PlayStation Network. According the ESRB site , Chrono Trigger received a T rating and will... 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
  • Blog Post: Super Mario World Hits 1 Million Hours Played In Japan

    Super Mario World just turned 20 years old in Japan, but it's only been out for four years on the Wii's Virtual Console. In that comparatively brief time, Japanese gamers have put in 1,066,109 hours of play time. Inside Games , a Japanese gaming blog, checked into the stats and found that crazy... More
  • Blog Post: Miyamoto's Favorite Mario Game Is...

    Hold onto your hats and get those pitchforks ready. Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto has revealed his favorite Mario game. Speaking in an interview with USA Today , Miyamoto readily admitted that his favorite game in the much-loved series is Super Mario World, the first Mario title developed for the SNES... More
  • Blog Post: Someone Does The Unthinkable, Ports Super Mario Bros. To Genesis

    If, like me, you grew up as a child of the 8- and 16-bit console wars between Nintendo and Sega, you may want to look away or brace yourself. This story may shock you. A video on YouTube (embedded below) showcases a new version of Super Mario Bros. ported to Genesis via an emulator. The visuals and gameplay... More
  • Blog Post: Kick Some Clay: ClayFighter Remake Set for 2010

    Interplay Entertainment Corp. recently announced it will update ClayFighter for the Wii and Nintendo DSi with better graphics and revamped game play. The title will be developed for Interplay by StudioBlack Games’ Eric Hart, original programmer of the SNES version of ClayFighter. “We are... More
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