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12:00 PM on 03.26.2013

PSA: Club Nintendo to change their digital games in April

Right now, the US Club Nintendo is offering up four digital rewards for 150 coins each. Kid Icarus (3DS eShop), Starship Defense (3DS eShop), Super Punch Out!! (Wii Virtual Console), and Mario Tennis (Wii Virtual Console) are...

Chris Carter





6:00 PM on 03.20.2013

Pokemon Snap gritty reboot channels Jurassic Park

From the makers of the Harvest Moon gritty reboot comes this new spoof based on Pokemon Snap. Really though, all I could think about while watching this is how great a new Pokemon Snap would be on the Wii U. The GamePad would be perfect thanks to the cameras and accelerometers in it!

Hamza CTZ Aziz

8:00 PM on 03.17.2013

Majora's Mask gains the mask-like face of Nicolas Cage

First we have a hack of The Legend of Zelda that lets you play as Zelda. Now we have a hack of The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask that features everyone as Nicolas Cage? It's feeling more and more like every game in 2013 cou...

Jonathan Holmes



My ultimate gaming tradition of Old School Day photo
My ultimate gaming tradition of Old School Day
by Taylor Stein

Gamers are a diverse breed. From PC aficionados and console fanatics, to retro devotees and casual admirers, there is no one-size-fits-all model of videogame hobbyist. Though we possess many differences, like game preferences, level of devotion, and platform of choice, we can all unite under a common flag of shared interest. There is one event, however, that my family celebrates. A monthly tradition that I believe just about every gaming fan can appreciate. I call it Old School Day.

Old School, Retro, or Classic Day as the name suggests, is a celebration of your personal gaming past. This holiday of sorts should not be compared to the feeling on Christmas morning or the anticipation of New Years Eve, Old School Day is simply in a league of its own. Whether you have been hooked on virtual adventures since childhood, or if you're a current-gen convert, the first experiences that characterize an activity like gaming are special and worthy of remembrance.

Exactly how the gaming festivity is commemorated is completely up to you. There is one stipulation, however, simply that a hectic work week, argument with the misses, and any other stressor of life takes a back seat for a few hours in pursuit of videogame nostalgia.

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10:00 PM on 02.26.2013

GoldenEye 64 comes to life in this live action take

YouTube filmmaker Michael Green and friends got together to pay some respect to GoldenEye 64  with this live action take. Sure, it may have not aged well but I can't help but smile whenever I think back to Rare's first-person shooter.

Hamza CTZ Aziz

4:00 AM on 02.26.2013

These Majora's Mask remixes are hot 'n ready

In the fall of 2011, a young beatsmith known as Shag produced Flyrule, which sampled the iconic tracks of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time and mixed them up for your head-nodding pleasure. Simple yet sweet, Flyrule struck...

Tony Ponce

6:00 PM on 02.12.2013

NES-themed N64 controller is the gamepad of the gods

I nearly creamed my jeans when I finally received my gold N64 controller from the Nintendo Super Power Supplies catalog. And that was nothing more than a simple, single-tone paint job. Had it looked anything like the above N...

Tony Ponce

8:30 PM on 02.11.2013

Four new Club Nintendo rewards surface

If you have some coins to spare, you can grab four new games right now from Club Nintendo: Birds & Beans (DSiWare, 100 Coins), Metal Torrent (DSiWare, 150 Coins), Paper Mario (Wii Virtual Console/Nintendo 64, 200 Coins), ...

Chris Carter



World didn't end, have a Majora's Mask arrange album photo
World didn't end, have a Majora's Mask arrange album
by Tony Ponce

Imagine that. Nothing happened. Certainly today was to be the end of the world according to the Mayans, even though the Mayans never actually said that. Either way, hurray for life!

As we mentioned yesterday, musician Theophany had a countdown page, and once the clock reached zero, he unveiled Time's End: Majora's Mask Remixed, an arrangement album of one of the best -- if not the best -- Zelda game ever. Peppered in key spots are live instruments and vocals, truly giving the sense of impending doom. Just listen to "Clocktown" and be amazed!

This is merely the first part of a project that will eventually cover the entire Majora's Mask soundtrack. You can download it for free from the countdown site above, or you can slide on over to the Bandcamp page and toss in a donation of your choosing. Whatever works!

Time's End [Terrible Fate]

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7:30 PM on 12.20.2012

Majora's Mask Remix album set to launch as the world ends

If you've been even tangentially connected with anything resembling internet culture within the past... I dunno several years, then you're probably aware of the fact that there's a decent chunk of society that thinks that the...

Daniel Starkey

10:30 PM on 12.16.2012

NINTENDO 64!!!

A reinterpretation of a Christmas classic.

Hamza CTZ Aziz



Watch five classic Nintendo system launch clips photo
Watch five classic Nintendo system launch clips
by Allistair Pinsof

Today, Nintendo launches the first next-gen system or last current-gen system, depending how you look at it. Things always appear different in retrospect, which is perfectly illustrated in these bizarre, ancient clips of Nintendo's past system launches. There is something about a Nintendo home console launch that makes fans go crazy and the media go even crazier, as a result. 

Don't believe me? Take a look.

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9:30 PM on 11.14.2012

Mario goes electro with a Mario RPG mini remix album

Whoa, now! We've got a live one! Let me introduce you to Doni, a Canadian electronica producer who has given his own spin to several game soundtracks, from Streets of Rage 2 to Katamari Damacy. Do visit his site to check out ...

Tony Ponce

3:00 PM on 10.29.2012

Mario Twins: Super Mario 64 modded for co-op play

Super Mario 64 is now playable with a friend. Just like you always wanted. Oh? You never wanted that? Still, this video from YouTube user Skelux is pretty interesting. It shows two Marios running around together in Mario 64,...

Dale North



100% Series Retrospective: Resident Evil photo
100% Series Retrospective: Resident Evil
by Chris Carter

[Read on for a description of every Resident Evil game ever released in the US, and my completion of them all in 2012.]

Why Resident Evil?

This year, Capcom is pushing out three entirely new Resident Evil games -- it's also the 15th Anniversary of Resident Evil: Director's Cut, which is the first RE game I fully completed. So why am I playing the series in the first place?

Honestly, Resident Evil 1 was one of the first times, outside of Metal Gear Solid and Tenchu, where I was completely immersed in the game and its world. I remember plotting out where I'd gone in the mansion in a custom map at 10 years old (no guides), and wanting nothing else than seeing "what's next."

I couldn't get enough of the unique scenarios the game offered, like dogs crashing through a window, or a terrifying snake appearing out of nowhere. It wasn't necessarily the claustrophobia and the slow-moving zombies that made me love the series -- it was the sheer amount of variety the game offered up.

If you haven't joined me on my Quests before, the way they work is pretty simple. It's kind of like a retrospective, but rather than just give you an overview of a franchise, I'll generally let you know what I thought of the game when it was released, and what I think of it now. If I didn't provide a complete vision of what the game is like before I replay it, I'll provide an "extended thoughts" section below each applicable entry. I'll update my progress in real time through my blog, and after I finish the entire Quest, I'll share it with you guys on the front page. 

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9:30 PM on 09.17.2012

Incredible unseen footage of Twelve Tales: Conker 64

Sometimes it's hard to remember that Conker was not always the foul-mouthed drunkard we all know and love. He was supposed to be another kid-friendly mascot in Rare's software stable. He even managed to squeeze out a forgett...

Tony Ponce