Life as a gamer in Venezuela
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Life as a gamer in Venezuela

I remember when I was a little boy, I was introduced to video games thanks to my dad. He had a Nintendo 64. I usually take a trip down memory lane to those days where my dad and I spent hours and hours playing Super Mario 64, Mario Kart, The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina of…

Virtua Tennis and Top Spin comebacks are long overdue
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Virtua Tennis and Top Spin comebacks are long overdue

The US Open is currently underway. It reminds me of the lack of top-notch tennis video games on PS4 and Xbox One. In short: we need a new Virtua Tennis or Top Spin. That’s not to say that we completely lack tennis options. There’s AO Tennis 2 and Tennis World Tour (a sequel is coming…

The Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment closes Oakland location
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The Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment closes Oakland location

The Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment – also known as The MADE – has closed its doors at its current location in Oakland, California. The closure is temporary as the museum looks for a new location. The nonprofit that runs The MADE posted a statement explaining the situation on Facebook: Back in March, we…

High Score is a new Netflix documentary series about the golden age of gaming
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High Score is a new Netflix documentary series about the golden age of gaming

Did you grow up with games like Space Invaders, Final Fantasy, Street Fighter II, Mortal Kombat, and Sonic the Hedgehog? There’s a new Netflix original documentary series that looks at the golden age of gaming. It’s called High Score. The new series features interviews with creators of some of the classics that made modern gaming…

Donkey Kong Country is free on Nintendo Switch Online later this month
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Donkey Kong Country is free on Nintendo Switch Online later this month

This month’s free games for Nintendo Switch Online subscribers include Donkey Kong Country and Natsume Championship Wrestling. Donkey Kong Country and Natsume Championship Wrestling are being added as part of the SNES lineup. The Immortal is being added as this month’s free NES game. The Super Nintendo classic Donkey Kong Country needs no introduction. However,…

Trials of Mana launches
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Trials of Mana launches

The JRPG Trials of Mana is out now on PS4, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam. Originally released in Japan as Seiken Densetsu 3 in 1995 on SNES, Trials of Mana is a full HD remake. It’s the third entry in the classic Mana series. Players will have unique experiences by selecting a party of three from six unique…

New Trials of Mana trailer showcases gameplay
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New Trials of Mana trailer showcases gameplay

A brand new trailer for Trials of Mana was released a few days ago. This is a full, high-definition remake of the third entry in the classic Mana series. The new trailer highlights the gameplay in Trials of Mana. The remake brings the beloved story and characters to the modern era with real-time combat, 3D graphics,…

The internet is honoring Konami Code creator Kazuhisa Hashimoto
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The internet is honoring Konami Code creator Kazuhisa Hashimoto

The creator of the Konami Code, Kazuhisa Hashimoto, has died. Konami confirmed the news on Twitter this morning. “We are saddened to hear about the passing of Kazuhisa Hashimoto, a deeply talented producer who first introduced the world to the ‘Konami Code.’ Our thoughts are with Hashimoto-san’s family and friends at this time. Rest In…

Dragon Quest: Your Story is now available to stream on Netflix
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Dragon Quest: Your Story is now available to stream on Netflix

Dragon Quest: Your Story is now available to stream on Netflix in the United States. The 3D computer-animated film is an adaptation of the 1992 Super Famicom role-playing game Dragon Quest V, which was originally released only in Japan. The game was first brought to the US almost two decades later as a Nintendo DS…

Super Nintendo PlayStation prototype to be auctioned
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Super Nintendo PlayStation prototype to be auctioned

Sony recently celebrated the 25th anniversary of the original PlayStation. But did you know that the real original PlayStation was a Super Nintendo prototype? That prototype is going to be up for sale. First, some background: The original PlayStation prototype was a partnership between Nintendo and Sony. The concept behind the system was to be…

Star Fox 2, Super Punch-Out among six games coming to Nintendo Switch Online
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Star Fox 2, Super Punch-Out among six games coming to Nintendo Switch Online

This month’s free NES games for Nintendo Switch Online subscribers include Star Fox 2, Super Punch-Out, and more. Star Fox 2, Super Punch-Out, Kirby Super Star, and Breath of Fire II are being added as part of the SNES lineup. Journey to Silius and Crystalis are being added to the NES lineup in December 2019. Star Fox 2 was…

Romancing Saga 3 out now; Saga Scarlet Grace, Re;universe release dates confirmed
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Romancing Saga 3 out now; Saga Scarlet Grace, Re;universe release dates confirmed

The classic role-playing game Romancing Saga 3 is out today in the US for the first time. It is now available to purchase digitally on the PC, PS4, Nintendo Switch, Vita, Xbox One, Android, and iOS devices. The remaster comes out 24 years after the game’s initial Japanese release on the Super Nintendo.  It gives players the…

Nintendo remains best-selling game hardware manufacturer as lifetime sales top 750 million
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Nintendo remains best-selling game hardware manufacturer as lifetime sales top 750 million

Since it first released the Nintendo Entertainment System in Japan in 1983, Nintendo has been one of the leading video game hardware manufacturers. Thanks to the success of the Nintendo Switch, the company just topped all-time hardware sales of 750 million units. The official tally of Nintendo hardware sales since the NES – both console…

The Ninja Saviors: Return of the Warriors Review
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The Ninja Saviors: Return of the Warriors Review

Originally announced as The Ninja Warriors: Once Again, The Ninja Saviors: Return of the Warriors is an enhanced remaster of the 1994 beat ’em up The Ninja Warriors, which was released on the Super Nintendo. The SNES game is a sequel to the 1987 arcade game of the same name. While I never played the SNES classic, the remaster…

Arcade-style brawler The Ninja Saviors: Return of the Warriors out now
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Arcade-style brawler The Ninja Saviors: Return of the Warriors out now

The Ninja Saviors: Return of the Warriors is out today on PS4 and Nintendo Switch. Ninja Saviors is a side-scrolling arcade brawler featuring a cast of five playable characters. Critically, Ninja Saviors features two-player co-op. It also has an online ranking system for you to measure yourself against fighters from across the globe. The game was originally…

Sold out wireless SNES controller for Switch already showing up on eBay
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Sold out wireless SNES controller for Switch already showing up on eBay

Nintendo Switch Online’s wireless SNES controller sold out within hours of going live on Nintendo’s website yesterday. Unsurprisingly, the controller is already appearing on eBay. The controllers only retail for $29.99 each, which is probably a big reason why they got snatched up in the blink of an eye. Now they’re being listed for as…

Nintendo Switch Online members can now buy the wireless SNES controller
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Nintendo Switch Online members can now buy the wireless SNES controller

Nintendo has opened up purchases for the recently-announced wireless SNES controller, which is only available for Nintendo Switch Online subscribers. In order to make the purchase, you will need to visit Nintendo’s website and log in to verify your membership status. Controllers are expected to ship on September 18. They retail for $29.99. Earlier this…

Montage pays tribute to the history of Nintendo consoles and handhelds
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Montage pays tribute to the history of Nintendo consoles and handhelds

It’s fun to look back every once in a while at where we came from in video games. Few, if any, companies will be remembered as fondly as Nintendo. For a large percentage of us, Nintendo was our introduction to gaming. For many, the house of Mario remains their favorite to this day. A fan-made…