Samus Returns in Super Metroid on Super Nintendo: Today in History- April 18th, 1994
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Samus Returns in Super Metroid on Super Nintendo: Today in History- April 18th, 1994

A product of Nintendo R&D1 led by Gunpei Yokoi (R.I.P.), Super Metroid is the only outing on the Super Nintendo for Samus Aran and the little aliens called Metroids. This being the third game in the Metroid seris, gamers were treated to a little more of the story and even had a few heart wrenching ... Read More»
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Nintendo passed up the opportunity to partner up with Activision on Skylanders
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Nintendo passed up the opportunity to partner up with Activision on Skylanders

Before Skylanders skyrocketed to success, Activision approached Nintendo to partner with them on the venture, but the gaming giant didn’t want to commit, Polygon reports. Speaking with Polygon, Skylanders developer Toys for Bob’s co-founders Fred Ford and Paul Reiche explained how both they and Activision thought Nintendo an ideal fit as a partner, considering the ... Read More»
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Report: 2.5D Prince of Persia powered by UbiArt Framework in development
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Report: 2.5D Prince of Persia powered by UbiArt Framework in development

A 2D, UbiArt–powered Prince of Persia is in the works, if French gaming outlet Portail du Jeu Video’s sources are to be believed. According to the website’s report, the game is in development at Ubisoft Montpellier. Similar to Rayman Legends, the titular Prince’s body is divided up into several independently animated parts that allow for ... Read More»
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Fan Translation: Chaos Seed for Super Nintendo Released
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Fan Translation: Chaos Seed for Super Nintendo Released

The Super Famicom, Super Nintendo in North America, was not lacking in role playing games. Especially games that did not get translated for English speaking gamers. One mre game, Chaos Seed can be removed from the list of “can’t play”. Thanks to Dynamic Designs, English speaking/reading gamers can enjoy this unique dungeon rebuilding, planet healing ... Read More»
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Take a tour through Lemuria with the latest Child of Light trailer
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Take a tour through Lemuria with the latest Child of Light trailer

A new trailer for Ubisoft’s upcoming JRPG-inspired downloadable title Child of Light shows off several locations within the game’s fictional world of Lemuria. Said locations include a purple-tinted field, marshlands, the dizzying heights of a tree-residing city, locations kept afloat by balloons, waterfalls and ancient ruins, swamplands, underwater grottos and ruins, and much  more. The ... Read More»
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Are HD Remakes A Fair Substitute For Backwards Compatibility?
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Are HD Remakes A Fair Substitute For Backwards Compatibility?

Backwards compatibility has been left out of Sony and Microsoft’s current consoles again. Are HD remakes a fair substitute for gamers who want backwards compatibility... Read More»
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The Creative Gamer: Virtual Boy didn’t stand a chance
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The Creative Gamer: Virtual Boy didn’t stand a chance

We take a look at an advert for the Virtual Boy and laugh at how bad it is... Read More»
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Zelda: A Link to the Past Brings Time Travel to SNES: Today in History- April 13th, 1992
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Zelda: A Link to the Past Brings Time Travel to SNES: Today in History- April 13th, 1992

Even gamers that do not own a Nintendo console or hand held are aware of the Legend of Zelda series of games. The Zelda series has transcended the world of a single manufacturer into the whole world of gaming. The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past on the Super Nintendo was one of ... Read More»
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Bandit Gaming: Final Fight 3 on the Nintendo Entertainment System
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Bandit Gaming: Final Fight 3 on the Nintendo Entertainment System

Other than Mighty Final Fight, there was no Final Fight game released for the original Nintendo Entertainment System, at least officially. Fans have created a version of Final Fight 3 for the NES, unofficially, why the series was not started with the first is unknown but this game is interesting nonetheless... Read More»
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Fan Translation: Time Diver: Eon Man, Unreleased NES Title, Now Available in Russian
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Fan Translation: Time Diver: Eon Man, Unreleased NES Title, Now Available in Russian

Time Diver: Eon Man was originally planned to be a 1993 release for the Nintendo Entertainment System in North America by Taito. For unknown reasons, Time Diver was not released. There was a version released in Asia which this translation is probably based on... Read More»
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European Tomodachi Life 3DS Box Is Racist Clip Art
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European Tomodachi Life 3DS Box Is Racist Clip Art

GG3 writes: “Have we all seen the Tomodachi Life announcement by now? It’s pretty much nightmare fuel turned into a Nintendo 3DS game. Maybe it’s like The Sims, maybe it’s like Animal Crossing, but one thing it is certainly: Weird.&#... Read More»
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Pokemon Trading Card Game Brings Trading Card Game to Game Boy: Today in History- April 10th, 2000
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Pokemon Trading Card Game Brings Trading Card Game to Game Boy: Today in History- April 10th, 2000

To say Pokemon has been a cash cow for Nintendo is quite an understatement. From the original cards to the cartoon/movies and games based on this franchise, Nintendo definitely made the right choice in bringing it over to North America. One game in particular would seem to go against the spirit of the card game ... Read More»
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Kirby Tilt ‘n’ Tumble Invents “Waggle” Controls: Today in History- April 9th, 2001
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Kirby Tilt ‘n’ Tumble Invents “Waggle” Controls: Today in History- April 9th, 2001

Most gamers are not interested in “waggle” controls- the act of flinging or flailing around to produce action in a game. This form of gaming control was popularized by the Nintendo Wii and also on platforms such as iOS and Android. Waggle is much older than those platforms though, Nintendo was incorporating it in games ... Read More»
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Second behind-the-scenes Child of Light video explores music and sound design
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Second behind-the-scenes Child of Light video explores music and sound design

In the second behind-the-scenes video of Ubisoft’s upcoming JRPG-inspired Child of Light, composer Cœur de Pirate, audio designer Huge Bastien, and other devs discuss the game’s music and sounds. “Cœur de Pirate brings that sense of intimacy,” creative director Patrick Plourde says in the video. “There’s also a sense of youthfulness in the way she ... Read More»
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Dr. Mario 64 Diagnoses the Nintendo 64: Today in History- April 8th, 2001
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Dr. Mario 64 Diagnoses the Nintendo 64: Today in History- April 8th, 2001

Back in the day Mario did more than run and jump games and kart racers. From edutainment games to playing doctor, Nintendo’s little Italian plumber got around the world of games. Dr. Mario was promoted by a rather catchy commercial (embedded below), thankfully the game was good and able to back the hype that swelled ... Read More»
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