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Roll Chan Evolution Is The Closest Thing We Got To A New Mega Man Game In 2013

By Spencer . January 1, 2014 . 1:45am

If you’re nostalgic for a Mega Man game check out Roll Chan Evolution. A romhacker edited the original Mega Man and made Mega Man’s sister Roll a playable character.

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Let’s Unbox The Final Fantasy VII Famicom Bootleg

By Spencer . May 11, 2013 . 9:58am

No, Square Enix never made Final Fantasy VII for the Famicom. A Chinese company took the story of the game and hacked Final Fantasy II to create a Final Fantasy VII demake.

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Final Fantasy IV NES Bootleg Is An Impressive Reproduction, Split On 3 Carts

By Spencer . May 3, 2013 . 12:49pm

While Final Fantasy IV was developed for Super Nintendo, a bootleg Famicom/NES version exists. This 16-bit to 8-bit downport splits Final Fantasy IV into three cartridges – Dark Chapter, Light Chapter, and Final Chapter.

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Rare Final Fantasy II NES Cart, Hits Ebay Instead Of Self

By Spencer . August 20, 2012 . 4:50pm

After Final Fantasy became a breakthrough success in America, Squaresoft started localizing Final Fantasy II. No, not Final Fantasy IV for the Super Nintendo – the Famicom game Final Fantasy II.

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If Tetris Had An Animated Series It Might Be Like This

By Spencer . January 3, 2011 . 1:39pm

Remember back in the late 80s and early 90s where Saturday mornings were spent eating a bowl of Count Chocula cereal and watching video game cartoons on TV?

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RetroN3 NES, SNES And Genesis Compatible Console To Launch At E3

By Ishaan . May 23, 2010 . 11:03am

Hyperkin’s new retro console can play NES, SNES and Genesis cartridges, and supports original controllers, too.

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Here’s Mario Mixed With Zelda II

By Spencer . March 1, 2010 . 2:49am

vSv Entertainment Team (aka Clavera) appears to have created a mercurial Super Mario Bros. editor. His/her Super Mario Bros. Fusion project uses themes to change the enemies and tiles to make Super Mario Bros. remixes.

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Are These Sprites From A Lost Sunsoft NES Superman Game?

By Spencer . December 23, 2009 . 7:49am

Yes, we know about Sunman. In addition to the suspiciously similar “original” character, there may be more evidence Sunsoft was developing an unreleased Superman game for the NES.

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You Could Be The Proud Owner Of Earthbound Zero

By Spencer . November 30, 2009 . 6:13pm

A few prototypes are floating around and one of those can be yours.

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New Kids On The Block NES Box Sells For $589

By Spencer . November 4, 2009 . 3:40pm

Game not included since it never came out.

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Unreleased Superman Game For NES Finds Life On The Internet

By Spencer . April 27, 2009 . 11:40am

Legend has it Sunsoft was developing a Superman game. The Lost Levels has an article about Sunman, another unreleased NES game that looks like a Superman game. Now a build of the Superman game is out, also graciously provided by the Lost Levels team.

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What If Pac-Man Championship Edition Were Made For The NES?

By Spencer . February 3, 2009 . 11:05am

8-bit recreations are always neat to see and while some sites are buzzing about Guitar Hero recreated for the NES we’re going to take a look at a “Famicom” (note the quotes) version of Pac-Man Championship Edition.   Give it a quick glance and the video looks like bread and butter Pac-Man. However, this clip […]

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Introducing The Dingoo – It’s Like An Emulator Micro

By Spencer . January 23, 2009 . 3:03pm

Fitting somewhere in between a Game Boy Micro and a PSP is the Dingoo, a portable system only available in China. Similar to Sony’s handheld the Dingoo has an XMB interface where users can select entertainment functions like listening to music, reading eBooks or watching movies. You can even hook the Dingoo up to a […]

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Could An Ultraviolent Animated Castlevania Film Come To Theaters?

By Spencer . December 22, 2008 . 1:39pm

Hearing the news about the Castlevania movie being in a standstill sparked my memory about another Castlevania movie. The film I’m thinking of is based on Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse and it’s animated. Originally, it was supposed to be a direct DVD release, but a few months ago the production blog claimed the project was […]

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Yaargh, a Chrono Trigger Famicom pirate cart

By Spencer . August 15, 2008 . 3:24pm

CinnamonPirate, the site that unearthed a pirated version of Final Fantasy VII for the Famicom, has an excellent article describing a pirated version of Chrono Trigger for the Famicom (via GameSetWatch!). The thought of 8-bit Chrono Trigger sounds like a technical feat, but CinnamonPirate describes the game as a miserable failure. It’s not the scaled […]