Tags : NES

Iwata Continues to Watch Over Nintendo With Hidden Golf Switch

Recently reports have come about of the NES game Golf being hidden on every Nintendo Switch unit. The game and a NES emulator are baked directly into the console’s firmware itself, and even come with motion controls. Though the only way to access it currently is via unofficial means.     Golf is notable as […]Read More

Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 Announced, Includes 7, 8, 9,

The first Mega Man Legacy Collection was a great package containing the first six NES originals. These were more than just simple ports, but reproductions made in the Eclipse Engine by Digital Eclipse, similar to how Sonic Mania works. Mega Man Legacy Collection moves the legacy benchmark forward, offering 7-10 in the series.     Digital […]Read More

SNES Mini to Launch This Year, Still No News on

People were pretty upset to see that instead of extending the run of the NES Mini, the hard to come by plug ‘n’ play NES box, Nintendo were instead discontinuing it. But, Eurogamer’s sources claim this is to make way for a SNES Mini that’s already in production. But, are Virtual Console games in production […]Read More

Ten Rare Japanese Games You Can Play on Handheld Android

As of late Android based handheld consoles, such as the BLAZE TAB and JXD, are becoming increasingly popular as not only do they offer the functionality of a traditional tablet but they can also emulate games from all decades.   Of course as fans of Japanese Media we may not be interested in the retro […]Read More

Wild Gunman Comes to the Virtual Console – The Nintendo

So we’re now officially living in the future. I’m sure most of you already know this, but Wednesday the 21st of October 2015 was the date that Marty McFly and Dr. Emmet Brown travelled to in Back to the Future Part II and so everyone’s been quite excited about that. Including Nintendo! Yes, to celebrate […]Read More

Eathbound Beginnings: Mother is Finally Getting a Western Release

While they haven’t yet given their main presentation, Nintendo have still made some announcements for E3. One of the most exciting so far is that Mother the 1989 Famicom game which had never seen release outside of Japan, is finally going to be made available on Western shores! Retitled EarthBound Beginnings the game has been […]Read More

Game Theory’s Gorilla Sized Mistake in the Mario Timeline

I have to admit, one of the things I love about Nintendo’s mode of storytelling is the way they leave a lot to the imagination. Yes, I know, this could also be seen as a criticism, but I’ve had countless hours’ fun with fellow fans discussing the way that various Nintendo series work and fit […]Read More

Capcom Announces Mega Man Legacy Collection – Enhanced Classics

Fans have been wondering what’s been going on with Mega Man for a while, with many still bitter about the cancellation of Mega Man Legends 3. But with Capcom’s announcement of Mega Man Legacy Collection it looks like the Wii U could potentially be knocked aside as my classic Mega Man console of choice. And it’s […]Read More