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There have been a lot of rumors about Nintendo characters over the years, ranging from the mundane to the purely outrageous. We've seen a lot of theories about Super Mario Bros. over the years as well, and some of those theories have actually been confirmed by Miyamoto himself.
It's painful watching teens play Konami's original Contra on the NES. It was hard game and I never really liked the Contra games because I thought they were cheap, but when you see the teens play Contra and not even make it past the first level, all you can do is facepalm.
Even if you loved Titanic, you have to admit one thing: it wasn't enough like The Legend of Zelda. Well, that's no longer a problem thanks to this 8-bit reinterpretation of James Cameron's 1997 film.
Some people have a lot of time on their hands and some people use it to make some very complex structures in life. Sometimes those complex structures happen to be main menu screens based on popular video games... like Super Mario Bros.
A trio of Netflix employees heave created a function that's as exciting as it is useless: Netflix streaming on the Nintendo Entertainment Center.
This week, the folks over at CineFix released an NES-styled rendition of Brian De Palma's 1983 gangster flick, Scarface. The movie's most iconic scenes have been carefully recreated using the 8-bit aesthetic that Mario taught us to love. But pixilating a drug lord doesn't make him any less violent.
A modder of a certain kind of skillset has gone out of his way to mod his PlayStation 4 to enable it to run current generation games... from NES cartridges. If it sounds kind of strange and out there, well that's because it kind of is.
It's become a trend to have today's generation of teenager play classics from the olden-days of gaming; I'm talking the 1980s of gaming. A group of teens were selected to play the 1987 Capcom classic, Mega Man, for the NES.
Proficient programmer and accomplished nerd Greig Stewart has managed to do something that most people might view as seemingly impossible, by recreating the popular Game of Thrones theme song using a modified synthesizer based on an NES.
You don't have to thank us right now, but we're bringing back the good with the bad, allowing you to reminisce on just how challenging and nerve-wrecking the original Contra on the NES used to be.
The video is an addictive bit of propaganda, showcasing what a bit of thumb-acrobatics and timing can achieve in one of the most difficult 8-bit platformers ever released.
In the traditional version of Donkey Kong, Mario must rescue a blond damsel named Pauline. However, one father tweaked the game for his 3-year-old daughter so that Pauline would be the hero this time around.
Oh man, I just watched the video for Oniken, an 8-bit inspired action-platformer from JoyMasher and I must say that I'm in love. The best way to describe Oniken is like if there was a time machine, JoyMasher set the era to awesome.
Battletoads was a bash ‘em, smash ‘em, wreckin’ ball crash ‘em game that was unique for its day and still provides some pretty cheap thrills today. But I have just one question for all those out there who still talk about the game like it just came out last week. Why?
August 29, 1989 is a date that no one gives a flying crap about. This was the date that Hudson released the TurboGrafix-16. Despite featuring support for 5 players and superior graphics, the console never sold more than a few million units. Regardless of this, a number of fantastic games were released for the system.