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Famicom

Here's a giant playable Famicom controller, because why not


Those kids!
Feb 01
// Chris Carter
Over at the Game Party event in Japan, one major booth stood out -- a giant NES (Famicom) controller. And not just any controller, as this one actually worked, allowing people to hop up and play Super Mario Bros. with it. As ...
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SNES

Someone left a SNES switched on for 20 years to preserve a save file


Umihara Kawase's worth it, apparently
Jan 04
// Joe Parlock
Back during the days of the Game Boy and SNES, games would save progress using a small on-board battery. It was great at the time, however, unfortunately, those things only have a limited lifespan, and in the last few years t...
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Famicom

Chiptune musicians release album on Famicom


The plan: release music on cartridges
Nov 29
// Mike Cosimano
We've seen new releases for the Sega Dreamcast come to fruition in the past few years, but a brand new Famicom cartridge is an even more potent throwback. 8-Bit Music Power is a chiptune music compilation from Japanese artist...
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Famicom

'My Famicom Exhibition' is an art show of games that never were


Japan? Doing something cute?! Since when?!
May 04
// Joe Parlock
Here’s something that really should be way too cute to exist. My Famicase Exhibition is an annual art show being run at the Meteor game shop in Kichijoji, Tokyo. The collection shows nearly 150 different fake Famic...

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Life lessons

Super Mario Bros. 2's 8 rules of a super player contain life lessons


#1 - 'Do not sleep while playing'
Jul 19
// Jonathan Holmes
While a lot may be lost in translation here, this Japanese "player's guide" for Super Mario Bros. 2 (spotted on the Ultra Scrub Quotes IV's twitter) still paints an vivid picture of a different time in videogame history. Most...
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That sexy aluminum NES is available for pre-order now for $499


WANT
May 05
// Dale North
[Update: Nintendo asked if we would update this story to say that this is not a legal product. No problem, I said.] Remember that aluminum NES we told you about earlier this year? It's available now. The Analogue NT is a NES/...

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