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Here’s A Look At Gravity-Flipping NES Action Game Metal Storm’s Collector’s Edition Rerelease

By Alistair . June 15, 2019 . 3:30pm

Retro-Bit Gaming and Limited Run Games’ rerelease of Irem’s gravity-flipping action platformer Metal Storm got a showing at E3 this past week, showing off its Collector’s Edition.

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Bootleg Game Dragon Ball Z: Super Butouden 2 On NES Now Playable In English

By Alistair . April 23, 2019 . 4:00pm

Bootleg demake Dragon Ball Z: Super Butouden 2 on the NES, the product of a former Taiwanese developer Hummer Team, recently received a translation patch that turns all the text into English.

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Nintendo Switch Online Adds Special Version Of Kirby’s Adventure For Extra Features

By Alistair . March 13, 2019 . 9:30am

As usual, Nintendo Switch peppered this month’s new NES offerings with something extra – a modified SP version of Kirby’s Adventure that gives you a 100% cleared game for bonus features.

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Ken Sugimori Draws Quinty From Mendel Palace In Game Freak’s Latest Illustration Video

By Alistair . February 22, 2019 . 5:00pm

Game Freak’s latest illustration video with illustrator Ken Sugimori reveals more about the company’s first published game, Quinty.

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Mega Man 2’s Composer Reveals How Wily Stage 1 And Other Themes Came To Be

By Alistair . January 6, 2019 . 1:30pm

During the Mega Man-athon 7 charity marathon that took place this weekend, Mega Man 2 composer Takashi Tateishi appeared to talk about behind-the-scenes secrets on the making of the classic tracks.

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SimCity NES Prototype Found, Restored, And Released Online

By Jenni . December 26, 2018 . 10:00am

The Video Game History Foundation has found and preserved the SimCity NES prototype and uploaded it to the internet for all to see and try.

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NES Adventure Game Idol Hakkenden Gets English Fan Translation

By Alistair . October 7, 2018 . 1:30pm

In text-based adventure game Idol Hakkenden, you play the youngest granddaughter in a King Lear-esque plot where you need to become a super idol. The game got an English fan translation recently.

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Dragon Quest Creator Yuji Horii Reminisces On Making The First Dragon Quest

By Alistair . September 27, 2018 . 4:00pm

Dragon Quest’s director Yuji Horii recently sat down to talk about his memories of making the game, such as why they made it a one-man party, and how Akira Toriyama got involved.

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Golf Story Galf Minigame Coming To The NES

By Jenni . September 27, 2018 . 9:00am

The NES version of the Golf Story Galf minigame will include a VS mode.

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Little Medusa Released On The NES, SNES, And Genesis

By Jenni . August 8, 2018 . 10:30am

Little Medusa, a puzzle game inspired by titles like Kickle Cubicle, is now available for the NES, SNES, and Genesis.

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Shadow Spirits Vol. 1 Has New RPG Songs With A Retro Spin

By Siliconera . April 16, 2018 . 3:00pm

Scarlet Moon Records announced a new chiptunes album with songs inspired by 8-bit and 16-bit RPG themes. These original songs were written by Cody Carpenter who exclusively used the NES chipset.

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Hack Reshapes The Turtles’ Combat Roles

By Joel . July 4, 2017 . 11:00am

The Return to New York hack gives each ninja turtle a clearer role in combat, adjusting attacks, health, and speed to make them stand out in certain situations.

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Here’s How The NES Classic Edition Compares To The Original NES

By Casey . November 9, 2016 . 9:00am

In a new video we get a look at how the NES Classic Edition runs Super Mario Bros. 3 in a side-by-side comparison to the original system.

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Secret Password In River City Ransom Maxes Out All Your Stats And More

By Casey . October 17, 2016 . 8:30am

When used, the password grants fully maxed-out stats, $999.99, as well as all six of the technique books. In addition, the first player’s name will be changed to Shin.

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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.