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Three Titles That Should Have Been Launch Titles on Nintendo’s 3DS

Rather than doing the boring same old top five games of this general persuasion, which is quite boring and unimaginative, I’ve decided to do a special three list of titles that Nintendo really should had as launch titles on the 3DS, if for nothing else, coolness factor.  If you started gaming when they started calling [...]

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Bandit Gaming: Konami Wai Wai World Now Available, In English

This is our first Bandit Gaming here on Gaming on Nintendo, something we have been waiting for awhile to debut. We needed a cool game to do that though, something worthy of the inaugeral article in this area and we finally found one. Konami Wai Wai World for the Nintendo Famicom is now translated into [...]

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Perfect Dark on Nintendo 64 Beta Released

Perfect Dark, another Rare title that recently got a beta version release as covered by Past to Present Online (the other being Conker’s Bad Fur Day).  The big deal with this beta is that various debug options are available to the player to mess with the different game options.  Check out the gameplay video below, [...]

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Conker’s Bad Fur Day Beta Released Online (Unofficially)

Conker’s Bad Fur Day was one of those titles that probably came out unexpectedly for a lot of fans even though it was released years after Nintendo had dropped most of their “family friendly” image in an effort to be competitive in the aging market.  A 3D collectathon with a heaping helping of bathroom humor [...]

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Nintendo Games for the Month of May

April’s showers are giving way to May’s flowers.  From now till the end of the year, it seems that Nintendo has a big game or two for each month.  What’s on tap for May 2013?  Check out the goods inside! 

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Today in History: April 28th 1989 – Super Mario Bros 2 Hits the Nintendo Entertainment System

Nintendo was still new to the sequel rituals when they released Super Mario Bros 2 on the NES, and boy did they go away from the norm for what a sequel was supposed to be.  Being almost a complete departure from the original NES title, in Japan the title used for the US SMB2 was [...]

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Today in History: April 27th 1990 – Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest on the Nintendo Entertainment System

Taking place seven years after the original Castlevania, this installment takes a rather large departure from what fans knew from the first title.  Simon is on a pilgrimage to visit his family’s resting place and meets a lady that tells him that Dracula has placed a curse on the Belmont family (bummer).  Unlike the first [...]

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Wacky Wednesday – Hellraiser (NES)

Some things are such obviously bad ideas that we don’t even bother considering them unless it’s a matter of life and death.  They aren’t things we have to consciously reject; without someone pointing them out, they’re not even going to pop up on our radar (which is why a guy can walk past a full [...]

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Wacky Wednesday – Galoob Thanks Canada

Copyright law in the United States is pretty explicit when it comes to defining what third-parties are allowed to do with regards to content said third party did not create.  While copyright law makes provisions for fair use in the creation of new or derivative works based on original material, the owner and the would-be [...]

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Wacky Wednesday – Dinosaurs Will Fly

Nintendo had it rough going into the fifth generation of gaming.  Sega and Sony upstaged the big N with 1995 releases of their consoles.  What’s worse, Nintendo was clinging to more-expensive-with-less-storage cartridge technology instead of embracing the cheaper CD option.  Even Nintendo’s most ardent supporters were starting to wonder if maybe they shouldn’t just pack [...]

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