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Twin Galaxies Investigation Leads To Billy Mitchell’s Scores Being Revoked

Billy Mitchell, a video game enthusiast known for holding world-record scores in PAC-MAN, Donkey Kong, and other classic gaming titles, has had the entirety of his scores on the Twin Galaxies leaderboards…

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Nintendo Direct Recap 1/11/18 – A Big Surprise That Everyone Saw Coming

Earlier this week there was all kinds of buzz surrounding Nintendo planning a surprise Nintendo Direct. Between teasing posts and some cryptic tweets, it seemed that Nintendo was certainly up…

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Games That Should Be on the SNES Classic

Nintendo may have tolled the death knell for the NES Classic Edition, but that doesn’t mean we can’t sit around a metaphorical campfire and compare our lists for what games…

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NES Classic Mini Also Discontinued In Europe

Following news from earlier this month that Nintendo would be discontinuing the popular NES Classic Mini in North America and Asia, a source at Nintendo has revealed to Eurogamer that the…

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Message to Hackers Found in Famicom Mini

Within days of hackers revealing a way to extend the included collection of games on the NES Classic Edition, a Reddit user has posted a message discovered within the Japanese…

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[Updated] Nintendo Is Re-Releasing the NES This November

Update: Nintendo has confirmed that the 30 games that come with the device will be the only games the NES Classic Edition will be getting. The console is a standalone device,…

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Nintendo DMCAs NES Visual Compendium Kickstarter

Nintendo has shut down a Kickstarter for a project which was making a compendium book of NES/Famicom-era art as reported by Game Informer. The Nintendo Entertainment System/Famicom: a visual compendium Kickstarter…

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Mario and the Generational Bridge

When you think about video games in the grand context of the universe, they haven’t been around too long. Even in terms of the technological age, video games remain a…

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The Mario Bros’ History of Character Design

Last Sunday marked the 30th anniversary of the world renowned Super Mario Bros.’s release on the NES. Despite being the defining game of the now famous brotherly duo, Mario and Luigi…

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Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars: What Cross-Purchasing Means for Consumers

Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars will be the first game for the Nintendo Wii U and 3DS to include a cross-purchase feature in all regions. The concept of the…