Posts Tagged ‘retro’

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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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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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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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Ducktales Remastered Announced by Capcom Coming to Major Consoles

Ducktales is a cartoon that I grew up watching as a kid, and was the main reason I wanted Disney Channel but my parents were apprehensive to adding to the monthly cable bill (I had to do chores and odd jobs to pay for it).  When Ducktales, and its sequel, hit the original Nintendo Entertainment […]

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Wacky Wednesday – Konami’s Nintendo Hack

This week’s Wacky Wednesday offering doesn’t focus on any specific hardware or software, but rather the ingenious way one company hacked their way through Nintendo’s old third-party-software regulations.  A round of applause for Konami, if you please, for creating Ultra Games…

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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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Got An iPad or iPhone and Love Nintendo?

Following up the success of the recent game collection apps article on Android devices, I thought it would be a good idea to listen the feedback from readers across the Internet and do a Nintendo centric version of the article.  Here I have collected several Apps off of iTunes that cater to a different Nintendo […]

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Wacky Wednesday – Godzilla (GB)

Welcome to Wacky Wednesday, a weekly wandering whereupon we wistfully wemem…remember…those wild, wonky worlds we’ve welcomed without–OK, you know what, enough of this alliterative nonsense.  I’m not Alan Moore, and neither are you.  This is just a new feature we’re throwing at the wall to see if it sticks. So here’s the deal: each week […]

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Retro Game of the Month – River City Ransom (NES)

This month marks the 1990 US release of one of the greatest 8-bit titles ever conceived on the venerable NES.  We’ve got some classic gaming magazine ads to offer for your enjoyment as we celebrate River City Ransom’s twenty-third birthday!

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