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GBA Platforming Underdogs Six Pack

The premise for this article is that it could not be a huge movie success license, made by Nintendo (so no Mario/Wario/Kirby/Donkey Kong/Metroid) and it had to be a 2D side scroller that was pretty much ignored on the shelves.  The only title on this list that really pushes that limit is Disney’s Lilo and [...]

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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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The Walking Dead Survival Instinct in Stores Across the UK Today

The Walking Dead, AMC Television’s hit show, now has another game to add to the short list, The Walking Dead Survival Insctinct for all major gaming consoles. Just hitting the streets of the UK today, Survival Instinct is set to continue the tradition of scares and a storyline that keeps gamers entangled in the game [...]

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Knill: A New Indie NES Title WIP

Retro titles around here are all great and fun but we have tried to keep away from simply flooding the site with yet more reviews of titles that have been covered time and time again on countless other sites in favor of focusing on finding original content we think our readers will enjoy.  Original content [...]

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Today in History: January 23rd, 1990 – Super Mario Bros Conquers the World on the NES

What can really be said about Super Mario Bros 3 for the Nintendo Entertainment System that hasn’t been said already?  This was Nintendo’s unofficial swan song of Mario games for the NES that really showed that the system still had “oomph” when taking on more powerful systems such as the Sega Genesis and NEC Turbo [...]

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Code of Princess Coming to Nintendo 3DS eShop (Spiritual Guardian Heroes Folks)

Miss the days of Final Fight and Guardian Heroes and that whole beat the hell out of everything in front of you type game play? So does Atlus who are releasing Code of Princess onto the Nintendo 3DS eShop this week.

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Gunman Clive Hits Nintendo 3DS eSHop Today

Fans of Contra have been hard pressed for a new title in the style of Konami’s classic series- that wait is now over thanks to Gunman Clive on the Nintendo 3DS eShop.

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Review: Trine 2: Director’s Cut for Wii U eShop

Trine 2 is an action platformer from Frozenbyte studios that was released last year on the PC, Playstation Network, and Xbox Live marketplace.  For the launch of the Wii U, a special Director’s Cut was created for the Wii U’s eshop.  This special edition includes expansion modes and all new levels that the previous releases [...]

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Batman Arkham City Armored Edition Exclusive Screens on the Wii U

Going the extra mile here at Gaming on Batteries is just the normal way of life.  We are not content with simply posting the same pics that PR sends out to EVERYONE that asks- no, we do some investigating and dig up great shots that no one else has.  Check out those Catwoman pics, you [...]

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