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Bandit Gaming: Hard Drivin’ Finally Released on NES in Beta Form

Hard Drivin’ was one of those arcade games that was simply amazing for arcade goers of the time. From the cabinet to the game play, it was quite revolutionary for the time. Sure, now it doesn’t look like much but back then, it was quite a challenge to get good at it (HD was not [...]

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Bandit Gaming: Block Out Beta Released on Nintendo Entertainment System

When gaming was still coming out of the ether and trying to figure out what it is really all about (this is after an initial failure in the mid 1980′s). Gaming was unique back then, we didn’t have billion dollar sellers, we had unique takes on genres that seems to be gone today as “me [...]

Emulators And The Nvidia Shield Harmony in Gaming!

Welcome back friends! I hope today to not only to scratch your itch for retro gaming but, to also show you why the Nvidia Shield is one of the perfect platforms to scratch that itch. I will be listing which emulators work with the Nvidia Shield and what Frame Per Second speeds most games run [...]

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Candelabra: Estoscerro Homebrew Title Coming to NES

The Nintendo Entertainment System, a console that is credited with reviving the North American home video game market, continues to get new games even decades after Nintendo discontinued the platform. This latest title we are talking about is a Role Playing Game (RPG) called Candelabra: Estoscerro by Sly Dog Studios.

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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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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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Mega Man 4 available on 3DS eShop now

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.  [...]

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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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Capcom embraces the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console

Capcom has already released Mega Man 1 and 2 on Nintendo’s Virtual Console for the 3DS.  They have pledged that the other 4 Mega Man games will be released as well.  Mega Man 3 has been announced for next week, March 14th.  Now, we are hearing reports that Capcom’s classic arcade titles are being rated [...]

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