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Super Mario Kart Prototype Rebuilt from Gigaleak Files

A programmer has rebuilt a November 1991 Super Mario Kart prototype by using last year's Nintendo Gigaleak files — and this version of the game has a pretty cool track editor. As VGC reports, "Super…

July 30, 2021 | 01:40 EDT

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New Nintendo Gigaleak Files Show Wiimote Prototypes and More

New Nintendo Gigaleak files have been uncovered and show some pretty interesting stuff including early Wiimote prototypes and Mii concept art, both of which are very different from the final product…

July 20, 2021 | 03:51 EDT

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Links to the Past: The Development Timeline of Ocarina of Time, Part 4

Last time, we went into the exhaustive development of Stage 3 of Zelda 64, at this point now officially called Ocarina of Time in development. From it, child Link was introduced, story beats were…

February 4, 2021 | 01:00 EST

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Links to the Past: The Development Timeline of Ocarina of Time, Part 3

Last time, we looked into the exhaustive development of Zelda 64 through Stage 1 and Stage 2 of the game's life, going into the limitations of the 64DD, the growing press buzz, and the beginnings of…

February 3, 2021 | 01:00 EST

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Links to the Past: The Development Timeline of Ocarina of Time, Part 2

Last time, we introduced the pre-production phase of Ocarina of Time, from its very early influences in chanbara swordplay to failed experiments using the FX chip. This article will continue the…

February 2, 2021 | 01:00 EST

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Links to the Past: The Development Timeline of Ocarina of Time, Part 1

Recently, one of the biggest finds in gaming history occurred; several beta maps and assets from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time were discovered on a few Nintendo 64 dev kits. For a whole…

February 1, 2021 | 01:00 EST

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Nintendo Employee Advocated For Use of Emulators in Testing Games Found In Leak

The Nintendo Gigaleak continues, but this time we go some interesting tidbits of Nintendo History to sift through, and in one case, a Nintendo employee pushing the company to use ROMs. A few days…

October 2, 2020 | 11:30 EDT

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New Animal Forest Details Reveal Early Look at Animal Crossing Prototype

Some more details on Animal Forest — the very first game in the Animal Crossing franchise — have emerged as part of the continuing Nintendo Gigaleak discoveries. Earlier this week, a game developer…

July 30, 2020 | 12:58 EDT


Nintendo Gigaleaks Show Mario With Wings And Yoshi's Island Editor

Ever since the Nintendo Gigaleaks began around a week ago, one cool tidbit after another has been revealed from the formerly tucked-away archives of Nintendo. Now we have some new reveals, such as…

July 30, 2020 | 11:20 EDT

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Lost Animal Crossing Villager 'Cat13' Discovered in Nintendo Gigaleak

Late last week, the Nintendo Gigaleak was cast out into the Internet. Many new discoveries have already been made, and one of the more interesting ones is the lost Animal Crossing villager Cat13. As…

July 29, 2020 | 12:04 EDT

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Nintendo Source Code Leak Releases Tons of Behind-The-Scenes Data

A Nintendo source code leak has popped up online, releasing behind-the-scenes files for classic Nintendo games and consoles. As far as we can tell, this Nintendo "Gigaleak" represents one of the…

July 24, 2020 | 03:10 EDT