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Blaster Master And Zelda 2 Joining Nintendo Switch Online NES Library

Yesterday, Nintendo released a video on their YouTube channel revealing this month’s NES titles for the Nintendo Switch. Zelda II: The Adventure of Link and Blaster Master will be available through…

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Go Duck Hunting in HD; Hyperkin To Announce New NES Light Gun

Duck Hunt fans, rejoice! You soon may be able to take aim at those foul fowls on an HDTV. Video game peripheral manufacturer Hyperkin is planning to announce that they…

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Creepy Legend of Zelda ‘Minus World’ Discovered

The NES version of the Legend of Zelda has always been known for having its share of secret content. Today though, something unimaginable was uncovered, thanks to the efforts of…

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Simcity NES Prototype Digitized and Dissected By Video Game History Foundation

A SimCity NES version has finally been tracked down after years of searching. The Video Game History Foundation has managed to secure a copy of these extremely rare console version of…

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Bubble Bobble, NBA Jam and More Acquired by Liquid Media

The name Liquid Media Group is not a household one, but the Vancouver based company touts an “integrated global studio” that produces content for all platforms, from film to VR.…

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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…