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A collector of gaming antiquities has provided an incredible public service to the world, by uploading six extremely rare, extremely retro Nintendo corporate promotional tapes to YouTube. The six videos (above and after the break) were originally used as sales pitches to promote various products an...

February 9th 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Ahh, Christmastime. Every year, we look forward to cherished traditions such as fighting traffic, stressing out over finding gifts, and even the occasional Black Friday trampling. Yet one would be surprised to learn that December 25th has a history which shares very little with frivolous l...

December 22nd 2008 at 12:50pm 0 Comments
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var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/nintendo/Top_5_Nintendo_Corporation_Quotes'; Ahh, the quote. Whether used to end an essay or defame a political opponent, the quote is a very versatile tool. Particularly in the era of blogging, every word that escapes a well-known figure's mouth has the...

November 24th 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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As the release of Mega Man 9 looms closer, the so-called "old school gamers" are about 17 pixels away from exploding out of their skin with anticipation. This is the retro gamer equivalent of a "Phan" witnessing a Phish reunion. The kid inside all of us, having been smothered behind flabby be...

September 15th 2008 at 11:46am 0 Comments
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Not only are we impressed by the idea and execution of the above gaming pastry, we're absolutely bananas over the Donkey Cake Country pun! Also check out the Bulbasaur cake in the gallery. Props to Anton the chef; check out the highlights for today:JoystiqueryThe Joystiq Free Game Club: Fantastic C...

August 11th 2008 at 11:59pm 0 Comments