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Takeshi’s Castle Power Pad Game Now Playable In English

By Joel . September 20, 2016 . 4:00pm

Prepare to brutalize yourself with this fan translation of Family Trainer: Totsugeki! Fuuun Takeshi Jou, a physically-demanding Power Pad game for the Famicom.

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Developers Creating Famicom Cart For Sidescroller Haunted Halloween ‘86

By Joel . June 3, 2016 . 5:30pm

With the success of their recent Kickstarter, developer Retrotainment Games will be releasing Haunted Halloween ’86 on Famicom carts as well as NES ones, complete with a Japanese translation.

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Super Russian Roulette – A Dangerous Party Game For Your NES Zapper

By Joel . March 8, 2016 . 2:30pm

Kickstarter to put trash-talking NES multiplayer game Super Russian Roulette on actual cartridges smashes its goal.

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8Bit Evolution’s Germ Squashers Is A Charitable New NES Game

By Jenni . January 13, 2016 . 9:00am

The Germ Squashers homebrew NES game will benefit the Children’s Miracle Network and Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.

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Quest Forge – By Order Of Kings Is Reminiscent Of Legend of Zelda

By Jenni . September 8, 2015 . 12:00pm

Ludosity’s Quest Forge – By Order of Kings sends players out to save the world on their NES systems.

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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.