Tag Archives: nes

  • ‘Street Fighter II’ Getting 30th Anniversary SNES Re-Release

    ‘Street Fighter II’ Getting 30th Anniversary SNES Re-Release

    Time comes for us all, and like it or not, Street Fighter II is turning 30 years old this year. And like everyone else turning 30, the game is desperately trying to recapture its own youth, in this case with an authentic SNES cartridge re-release from Capcom and an assist from production studio iam8bit. Street […]

  • ‘The Disney Afternoon Collection’ of Classic NES Games Coming Soon (Video)

    ‘The Disney Afternoon Collection’ of Classic NES Games Coming Soon (Video)

    Another concentrated blast of 90s nostalgia is coming from Disney and Capcom. It’s The Disney Afternoon Collection, which bundles together six games based on that classic animated programming block that originally appeared on the NES for the PS4, Xbox One, and PC. The six games that make up The Disney Afternoon Collection are Chip ‘n […]

  • NESMania: Twitch Game Streamer Completes All 714 NES Games

    NESMania: Twitch Game Streamer Completes All 714 NES Games

    Like the complete works of Shakespeare or the recordings of Sun Ra, few have ever completed the task of playing all 714 of the titles available on the original Nintendo Entertainment System in their entirety. But a video game streamer on Twitch has done just that: Piotr Delgado “The Mexican Runner” Kusielczuk, after a nearly […]

  • Goofy Foot NES Controller for Left-Handed Players

    Goofy Foot NES Controller for Left-Handed Players

    Since the dawn of time, left-handed video game players have been what’s commonly referred to as SOL. In more enlightened times, a special controller for the left-handed would have been standard procedure, but it’s taken until relatively recently for it to be a consideration.  Now, a historical wrong has been righted with the Goofy Foot […]

  • NES Classic Edition Gets Retro-Style Trailer (Video)

    NES Classic Edition Gets Retro-Style Trailer (Video)

    It’s only been a little over a week since the announcement of the NES Classic Edition, but maybe you still haven’t been able to process the news. That’s OK, because $60 for a classic, miniaturized NES console loaded with 30 Nintendo classics might seem too good to be true.  But now, the miracle device has […]

  • NES Classic Edition: Console Returns in Miniaturized Form

    NES Classic Edition: Console Returns in Miniaturized Form

    If your vision of the future involved all the technology of the past but smaller, Nintendo is here to make those visions come true. They’re doing it with the NES Classic Edition, the crazily small version of the world’s most iconic home video game console. We all know your old NES cartridges are slowly melting, […]

  • Nintendo Zapper Glock: Definitely Not a Toy

    Nintendo Zapper Glock: Definitely Not a Toy

    Guns, as has been stressed again and again, are not toys. But true gun enthusiasts know that the line between a weapon that can instantly take a person’s life and a harmless toy is finer than conventional morality suggests.  That’s the flimsy hypothetical rationale behind Precision Syndicate LLC’s Nintendo Zapper Glock, made to look almost exactly […]

  • NES30 GamePad by 8Bitdo

    NES30 GamePad by 8Bitdo

    One of the great, lost tactile pleasures of the 1980s was the classic NES controller, which has pretty much gone extinct as video games have gotten more and more advanced. But the old stuff still has its fans, and 8Bitdo has come up with a controller that lets you recapture that old feeling with your […]