Archive for the ‘Retro’ Category

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Retro Review – Godzilla Domination – Game Boy Advance

When I first discovered Godzilla Domination, I was apprehensive about it.  I was a dyed in the wool fan of King of Monsters fan from way back when it first hit arcades (and later certain home consoles).  One thing that constantly came to mind while play KoM oh so many years ago was how cool […]

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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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Best Buy offering free game with Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D preorder

If you plan on getting Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D when it launches this Friday, May 24th, you may want to check out Best Buy’s newest offer.  If you preorder the game right now, Best Buy will throw in a free download code for Super Mario Bros: The Lost Levels on 3DS.  Hard to argue […]

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Super Metroid available on the Wii U eShop May 15th for $0.30

The SNES classic, Super Metroid, will be available on the Nintendo Wii U eShop tomorrow, May 15th, for the bargain price of 30 cents.  When Nintendo announced the Famicom 30th Anniversary line up of games for the Wii U Virtual Console, many gamers (including me) immediately targeted Super Metroid for download.  Personally, I consider it […]

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Harvest Moon will be available in the 3DS eShop on May 16th

Natsume has tweeted that their Game Boy Color release of Harvest Moon will be available on the 3DS eShop this Thursday, May 16th.  Apparently, this is a colorized version of the original Harvest Moon on the Game Boy.  Will you grab this farm sim game from the virtual console this week?

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King of Fighters ’99 hits the Wii eShop May 16th

Originally released in 1999, this is the 6th installment in the King of Fighters series. This time, there is a new protagonist with an all-new story. Instead of the previous 3-member team format, now teams have 4 members, where 3 members actually fight and 1 member is designated as a “Striker”. As in previous versions, […]

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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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