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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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 [...]
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?
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, [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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!
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 [...]
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 [...]
Capcom continues releasing the classic NES Mega Man titles today with Mega Man 4. Originally released in 1992 for the Nintendo Entertainment System, this version of Mega Man introduces new bad guy, Dr. Cossack. Personally, I never played this version in the 90s, and when I did I felt that the game was missing something. [...]