Is the Nintendo Switch Online membership worth it?
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Is the Nintendo Switch Online membership worth it?

Is the Nintendo Switch Online membership worth it? This online service allows you to play compatible games from other Nintendo consoles on your Switch. A Nintendo Switch Online membership may be worth it if you’re interested in playing or replaying classic games Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) which had games like Super Mario Bros trilogy, Metroid,…

Jack Black as Bowser is the best thing about The Super Mario Bros. Movie
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Jack Black as Bowser is the best thing about The Super Mario Bros. Movie

The Super Mario Bros. Movie debuted over the weekend. Despite receiving mixed reviews, I went to go see The Super Mario Bros. Movie over the weekend. To my pleasant surprise, it was actually pretty good. No, it’s not going to win any awards at next year’s Oscars, but the film does what it set out…

What made Super Mario World so good?
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What made Super Mario World so good?

Let’s discuss what made Super Mario World so good. This Nintendo classic is one of the best 2D games of its generation. Despite being a game that was released in the early 1990s, it still stands as an exceptional platformer. This gem may have been a part of your childhood. Let’s understand how it might…

What are the most iconic video game characters in history?
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What are the most iconic video game characters in history?

From Mario to Master Chief, these are the characters that will never be forgotten in the video game industry. If you’re an avid gamer, you know that some iconic video game characters are more important than others—and definitely more memorable. While some games have managed to stick with us over time, others just haven’t stood…

Video Game LoFi: Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest album now streaming
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Video Game LoFi: Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest album now streaming

The latest Video Game LoFi album celebrates Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest. Curaga Records has just released the newest album in their LoFi Collection, Video Game LoFi: Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest. The album features ten diverse tracks, each showcasing Michael Staple’s musical prowess from chill and ethereal Lo-Fi hip-hop to…

Mortal Kombat 30th Anniversary: New video celebrates the classic fighting game
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Mortal Kombat 30th Anniversary: New video celebrates the classic fighting game

The classic fighting game Mortal Kombat just turned 30. Thirty years ago, the original arcade version of Mortal Kombat launched. It immediately made a cultural impact due to what was considered at the time gratuitous violence. In addition to console ports to the Sega Genesis and SNES, Mortal Kombat expanded into movies, toys, and animation….

Watch the Kirby 30th Anniversary Music Fest concert
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Watch the Kirby 30th Anniversary Music Fest concert

Nintendo celebrated the 30th anniversary of Kirby with a special concert. If you haven’t heard, Kirby is turning 30 this year. Nintendo is celebrating with all kinds of Kirby-related games and events including the well-received Nintendo Switch game Kirby and the Forgotten Land. If you’re a regular reader of our site, you may have also…

Question of the Week: Are you subscribed to Nintendo Switch Online?
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Question of the Week: Are you subscribed to Nintendo Switch Online?

In addition to letting you play online multiplayer, Nintendo Switch Online keeps expanding its free game catalog. If you’re a Nintendo gamer, the chances are pretty high that you are subscribed to Nintendo Switch Online. After all, the service is required for online multiplayer. In addition, players also enjoy “free” monthly games and a broad…

Co-op hack and slash Black Jewel Reborn coming to NES, SNES, Sega Genesis, Game Boy
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Co-op hack and slash Black Jewel Reborn coming to NES, SNES, Sega Genesis, Game Boy

The retro-inspired hack ‘n slash Black Jewel Reborn is fully funded on Kickstarter. Thanks to the support of 785 backers, indie developered PSCD Games exceeded their initial goal of $41,000 on Kickstarter. They raised $65,851 to fully fund the development of Black Jewel Reborn. The cooperative hack and slash game is set in a fantasy…

Every SNES game manual printed in English scanned and preserved
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Every SNES game manual printed in English scanned and preserved

The most relevant thing about this is that the SNES manuals are available for free to everyone! The fanaticism for retro games was something that was previously somewhat niche. Few people showed interest in this style of games from a decade ago. But, in recent years, the popularity of these games has skyrocketed. And the…

Elden Ring Demake for SNES? This is what the retro console version would have looked like
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Elden Ring Demake for SNES? This is what the retro console version would have looked like

64 Bits Animation has done it again with their latest demake! Retro gaming fans have always asked themselves one question: How would current games look like if they were released on retro consoles? Previously here at Game Freaks 365, we have shown several demakes – Bloodborne for PS1, Bioshock Infinite on the SNES, and Halo…

Pinball, Rival Turf, Congo’s Caper confirmed for Nintendo Switch Online in June
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Pinball, Rival Turf, Congo’s Caper confirmed for Nintendo Switch Online in June

Next month’s free NES and SNES games for Nintendo Switch Online subscribers were just announced. Rival Turf and Congo’s Caper are being added as part of the SNES lineup. Meanwhile, Pinball is being added to the NES lineup in June 2022. Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards was added to Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack. Rival Turf…

Top five most underrated retro(ish) Star Wars games
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Top five most underrated retro(ish) Star Wars games

If you haven’t played these retro(ish) Star Wars games, today is the perfect day to give them a try. One more year since the arrival of the sci-fi franchise that transcended the genre and became a pop culture icon. As every year, all fans of the incredible work of George Lucas celebrate today May 4th…

Super Game Boy, the forgotten SNES peripheral
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Super Game Boy, the forgotten SNES peripheral

Playing your favorite Game Boy games on your living room screen in the ’90s just blew your mind! Nintendo has always been known for its peripherals. In the ’80s and ’90s, Nintendo made peripherals for its consoles practically every few months. In 1993, a peripheral hit the market known as the Super Game Boy that…

Fans reimagine BioShock Infinite as SNES demake
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Fans reimagine BioShock Infinite as SNES demake

Have you ever thought how a current game would look like if it was developed for retro consoles? 64Bits gives us an example of what such an experience would be like. After 64bits have shared on YouTube some animations, considered by them as demakes, such as God of War for PS1, or Monster Hunter for…

Super Nintendo launched in North America 30 years ago
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Super Nintendo launched in North America 30 years ago

The successor to a resounding success in the video game industry, part of one of the most bitter console wars in history and a favorite of many families in North America, the SNES turned 30 years old this week. August 23, 2021 is a particularly significant day for Nintendo enthusiasts since the SNES was released…

Nintendo planning museum gallery at Uji Ogura Plant
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Nintendo planning museum gallery at Uji Ogura Plant

The Nintendo Uji Ogura Plant and the surrounding land will serve as a new museum for Nintendo products launched throughout its history. Nintendo has been talking about the possibility of constructing a gallery in the Uji Ogura Plant to share their product development history and philosophy with the public. The Japanese company has a long…

Nintendo Switch Online passes 100 retro NES and SNES game mark
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Nintendo Switch Online passes 100 retro NES and SNES game mark

Over the years, we can see how proud Nintendo is of its oldest consoles, the NES and SNES. To honor them, Nintendo has managed to include more than 100 retro games in its Nintendo Switch Online subscription service. Oh, good old Nintendo. From the beginning, they have known how to win the love of their…