Famicom

07.15.13
Nintendo's Famicom turns 30: a look back at the console that saved gaming
07.15.13

Nintendo's Famicom turns 30: a look back at the console that saved gaming

Without Nintendo's Famicom there would be no NES. And without the NES, chances are, the video game...

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05.15.13
Get Super Metroid for 30 cents on Wii U Virtual Console right now
05.15.13

Get Super Metroid for 30 cents on Wii U Virtual Console right now

Super Metroid (SNES) is on sale for $0.30 through the Wii U Virtual Console right now, as part of t...

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05.09.13
Wii U Famicom skin dresses your WiiPad in red and gold
05.09.13

Wii U Famicom skin dresses your WiiPad in red and gold

Datel Japan will start selling the aluminum WiiPad Famicom faceplate pictured above at the end of J...

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03.24.13
Hyperkin Retron 5 plays the cartridges of nine classic consoles (video)
03.24.13

Hyperkin Retron 5 plays the cartridges of nine classic consoles (video)

Hyperkin has developed a reputation for modern takes on legendary game consoles that are often bet...

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01.28.13
Nintendo reveals exact dates for Wii U Virtual Console Trial Campaign games
01.28.13

Nintendo reveals exact dates for Wii U Virtual Console Trial Campaign games

Nintendo's celebration of the Famicom's 30th birthday – the Wii U Virtual Console Trial Campa...

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01.23.13
Wii U Virtual Console Trial Campaign hands-on
01.23.13

Wii U Virtual Console Trial Campaign hands-on

Looking forward to the Wii U's incoming Virtual Console update? No need to wait -- despite the ser...

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06.21.12
SNES-001 Advance gives two retro gamers a screen to play, guarantees no fights for TV time (video)
06.21.12

SNES-001 Advance gives two retro gamers a screen to play, guarantees no fights for TV time (video)

There's been no shortage of SNES mods with built-in screens. They almost always tend to overlook o...

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03.31.12
Google Maps 8-bit version for NES: April Fools arrives a day early in Mountain View
03.31.12

Google Maps 8-bit version for NES: April Fools arrives a day early in Mountain View

Well, it appears that April Fools is in full effect -- at least if you ask Google. Today the...

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03.31.12
Google Maps comes to ... the NES?! [April Fools!]
03.31.12

Google Maps comes to ... the NES?! [April Fools!]

In a move that is as surprising as it is whimsically delightful, Google has decided to bring its gl...

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