Super Mario Bros. Speedrunner Sets New World Record image
It looks like the speedrun record for the original Super Mario Bros. has been broken yet again, with Youtuber Darbian finding the princess and overthrowing King Koopa in less than five minutes.
Ryan Winslett 2015-10-20
Super Mario Bros. 3 Designer Confirms Decades-Old Fan Rumor  image
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.
William Usher 2015-09-11
Watch Teens Fail Hard At Contra image
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.
William Usher 2015-06-09
Titanic Reimagined As An NES Game  image
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.
Josh Engen 2015-04-16
Super Mario Bros. Menu Recreated With Toothpicks  image
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.
William Usher 2015-04-07
Watch Netflix Streaming On An Original NES image
A trio of Netflix employees heave created a function that's as exciting as it is useless: Netflix streaming on the Nintendo Entertainment Center.
Josh Engen 2015-03-11
Watch Scarface Reimagined as NES Game image
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.
Josh Engen 2015-02-18
PS4 Modded To Run Games From NES Cartridges image
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.
William Usher 2015-02-13
Watch Teens Suck At Mega Man  image
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.
William Usher 2014-12-15
Game Of Thrones Theme Recreated With An NES image
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.
William Usher 2014-06-07
Remember This? Contra NES Speed Run image
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.
William Usher 2014-03-14
Super Mario Bros Video Shows Unbelievable 500 Point Run image
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.
William Usher 2014-03-02
Dad Hacks Donkey Kong To Make Pauline The Hero image
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.
Pete Haas 2013-03-10
Oniken 8-Bit Platformer Set To Release June 22nd image
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.
William Usher 2012-06-15
Rant: Why The Hell Does Everybody Still Like Battletoads So Much? image
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?
Rich Knight 2009-07-22
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