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Wireless gameplay on Nintendo NES made easy

Back in the day, Nintendo released the NES Satellite for wireless infrared gameplay on the grey 8 bit box. Technology have moved on since 1989 and wireless gaming on the NES is back with the Retro Receiver from 8bitdo. 8bitdo, … Continue reading

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Review: Atari Vault (Steam)

Reviewcode on Steam by Atari was big in the 70’s and the beginning of the 80’s when the videogames started to show up in the arcades and homes. This reflect the many titles you find in Atari Vault compilation. … Continue reading

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Review: Super Mario Bros. (Famicom/NES, 1985)

Super Mario Bros. was one of the the first games I’ve played on the Nintendo NES. But when it was released in Europe in 1987, the game was already two years old. Super Mario Bros. was released on the Famincom in Japan … Continue reading

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A look at… Nintendo Virtual Boy

The Virtual Boy might be the black sheep of the Nintendo console-family, but it is an impress hardware. And it’s easy to see why Nintendo wantet to make Virtual Boy. The early 90’s was the years of VR. Gunpei Yokoi … Continue reading

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Review: Lemmings (Amiga, 1991)

“Take command of the wackiest collection of misdirected rodents ever seen on your screen.” This is the description of Lemmings on the back of the Amiga box. In the manual it also says that the Lemmings ar cute, but stupid. … Continue reading

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Review: Ball (Game & Watch, 1980)

I’m not sure if Nintendo knew what sucess they starter, when they released their first Game & Watch game on April 28, 1980. Ball is a game where you controll a juggler. You have to make the ball stay in … Continue reading

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Review: Duck Hunt (NES, 1987)

Duck Hunt is one of the Nintendo NES classics. It’s a very funny and entertaining game. The game was released in Europe in 1987, but it was already out in Japan in 1984. In short, you use the NES Zapper … Continue reading

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The Nintendo DS is 10 years old

Nintendo DS was well received, when it was first shown on E3 in May 2004. But Nintendo had allready given a hint of the a new console as early as January the same year. Nintendo DS was released in USA on … Continue reading

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Retron 5 review

With Retron 5, you get a hardware that plays 9 different consoles out of the box: NES, Famicom, SNES, Super Famicom, Genesis, Mega Drive, Game Boy, Game Boy Color and Game Boy Advance. And with the Power Base/Master System-converter, you … Continue reading

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Review: Rampage (Sega Master System)

Rampage is an arcade game released in 1986 and converted to the Sega Master System in 1988. You play as a mutated human and can choose from three different characters. George is a gorilla, Lizzie is a lizard and Raplh is … Continue reading

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