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Nintendo Switch Online News; Cloud Saves and NES Check-Ins

A day after the rescheduled Nintendo Direct, we are getting more information regarding the upcoming launch of the Nintendo Switch Online Service. The biggest reveals are not all that positive,…

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Creepy Brawlers Review – Classics Rising From The Grave

Nostalgia is a powerful force and has been a large driver of video game development and sales in recent years. We’ve seen all kinds of these throwbacks from remasters to…

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The Year of Final Fantasy – The Finale

Today is a momentous occasion. The culmination of a majority of my writing for TechRaptor this past year. After playing thirteen games in a row, along with help from other…

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Punch-Out!! Meets Pumpkinhead in Creepy Brawlers

The greater gaming community is very good about keeping old platforms alive. Releases like the string of SHUMPs that bolstered the Dreamcast’s lineup after its early demise keep fans excited…

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SNES Classic To be Sold Through 2018, NES Classic Returning in 2018

Good news for people out to get a SNES Classic Edition: Nintendo has announced via a press release that they have increased shipments of their miniature retro console packed with…

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UFO 50 Announced And Bringing An NES Time Warp to PAX West

There is a special feeling that you can only get when you’re staring down a huge list of games that you’ve never played before. Whether this is the spoils of…

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Switch Has A NES Emulator Embedded In Its Firmware; Codename “Flog”

According to information received by Source Gaming from LuigiBlood, known for his work on Nintendo 64DD emulation, the Nintendo Switch has a NES emulator embedded in its firmware codenamed “Flog.”…

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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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Disney Afternoon Collection Brings Back Six Capcom NES Classics

Capcom has sometimes been derided for its overreliance on rereleases of games, especially those in the Resident Evil series. However, I don’t think that rereleases are bad as long as the…

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Alwa’s Awakening Review – 99 Blue Orbs

It is a long-held belief of mine that Metroidvanias are the best video game genre because of the immense gratification they give to players. They are natural underdog stories that…