11 Oct 2018

“Zelda: Living the Life of Luxury” Brings Casual Play to a Classic Game

On October 10, Nintendo released its first major update to its Nintendo Entertainment System app that brought with it NES Open, Solomon’s Key, and Super Dodgeball. And, while that’s pretty cool on its own, the company also added a bit of a surprise: a special edition of The Legend of Zelda that provides a great

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07 Sep 2018

“Little Medusa” Breathes New Life into the NES, SNES, & Genesis!

Mega Cat Studios, the developers and publishers behind a number of “new” retro games like Creepy Brawlers and Coffee Crisis, are at it again with another fantastic experience in the form of Little Medusa. The game is an action-puzzle title that’s an homage to the NES classic Kickle Cubicle from 1990, featuring an interesting story revolving

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18 Jan 2018

“Super Nt” Brings the SNES to 1080p and More!

The Super Nintendo is making another comeback thanks to the fine folks at Analogue, who will begin shipping their new “Super Nt” console sometime next month. The Super Nt prides itself on being built on an FPGA (an actual circuit) as opposed to making use of emulation techniques. As such,

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11 Jan 2018

A New Game Boy is on the Horizon Thanks to Hyperkin!

Good news for all you retrogamers out there: CES isn’t always about making bold strides into the future. Hyperkin has just unveiled what it’s tentatively calling the “Ultra Game Boy” and is it ever a treat for those who are really into the classics. This new piece of hardware won’t

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25 Nov 2017

Mega Cat Studios Brings Us 2 New NES Games!

Yes, you read that right: two brand-new games for the original Nintendo Entertainment System! Developer Mega Cat Studios has put a lot of their retro heart and soul into Creepy Brawlers and Justice Duel, two original titles built from the ground up to be played on an actual NES game console. Both recently released titles

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01 Oct 2017

“Zelda II: The Adventure of Link” – Three Decades Later!

When it comes to a series that’s been around as long as The Legend of Zelda has, it’s inevitable that there will be a few black sheep titles released at some point. This is especially true early on, when a series hasn’t quite established what works for it and what

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18 Sep 2016

Item Hunting & More in “Zelda: ALTTP” Episode 2!

The second episode here of my retro playthrough of The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past is a good bit shorter than the first one because it’s essentially a bridge between dungeons. Last time, we left off with having completed the Eastern Palace dungeon and receiving the Pegasus Boots from

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31 Aug 2016

“Zelda: A Link to the Past” Brings Fond Memories

It should be no surprise that the Zelda franchise was one of my absolute favorites growing up. When I first got my hands on The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past one fine Christmas morning, I could hardly wait to run downstairs (the game consoles were plugged in to a

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27 Apr 2016

“Tatanga’s Return” is a Fantastic SNES Hack!

It’s been a little while since I’ve featured a ROM hack on my YouTube channel, but Super Mario Land 3: Tatanga’s Return is most definitely worth taking the time to feature. It’s a brand-new hack of Super Mario World from Gamma V that came out on April 12 and its goal was to create

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20 Mar 2016

“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” – A Platforming NES Peril

As a kid, I had this strange love-hate relationship with Ultra’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle game for the original NES. Naturally, like a lot of kids back in 1989, I thought the Turtles cartoon was awesome. I thought it was neat to get to play a game that let me control the

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