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A look at the early days of regional difficulty changes

In the primordial days before your mom was on the internet, we grew up in fear of the other. In the '80s and '90s, we frequently spoke of the mist-shrouded land across the ocean that controlled most of the games we played. Whether we discus...

 
 
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Hyperkin is making an HDTV compatible light gun

HDTVs are great for high-resolution images, but they have one major flaw: they don't work with light guns. Due to the way light guns interpret light, their functionality has been limited to older CRT sets, many of which are dying out now. W...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Nintendo issues lawsuits to several ROM websites

Nintendo has recently filed lawsuits against two popular ROM websites. LoveRETRO and LoveROMs are under legal pressure to remove all Nintendo titles from its servers and pay statutory damages of around $150,000 per Nintendo title along with...

 
 
 
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This Captain Toad demake on NES makes perfect sense

We're just one week away from Captain Toad's leap to the 3DS and the Switch, and I have high hopes that the intrepid explorer will do well in those new territories. Recent hits in the Character-Puzzle genre like Monument Valley 2 and Steph...

 
 
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PSA: The NES Classic returns to store shelves today

Widely reported last month, the long sought after NES Classic Edition will be returning to store shelves today. While I wasn't aware of any pre-orders for the restock, you may need to make a trek out to the stores early in the morning to se...

 
 
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Mega Man 2 and X are getting reprints from iam8bit

Fans of physical copies and old school hardware have a reason to rejoice today as Capcom is teaming up with iam8bit to print reproduction carts of Mega Man 2 and Mega Man X. More than simply a gimmick, these carts will work on original hard...

 
 
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SNK 40th Anniversary Collection announced for Switch

SNK is dipping back into its '80s arcade catalog for its 40th anniversary. The Nintendo Switch is getting Crystalis, Ikari Warriors, and numerous other titles in a compilation dubbed SNK 40th Anniversary Collection. Here's the running list ...

 
 
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Review: Retro-Bit Super Retro Trio Plus

Clone systems everywhere, in my dreams, and my nightmares. Clone systems coming out of my ears. It feels like not that long ago the first cheap NES clones were coming out. They felt so novel back then, a way to play your old games without d...

 
 
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Review: Retro-Bit NES Power Stick

When I first opened the Power Stick by Retro-Bit, nostalgic memories came flooding back. Images from my childhood of playing games in front of the glow of the television screen in the middle of the night cuddled up under a blanket, and toss...

 
 
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Dark Horse's Mario encyclopedia is coming West in October

After finding success with the Legend of Zelda series, Dark Horse decided to take a crack at the equally iconic Super Mario Bros. series in 2015 with the Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia. This previously Japanese exclusive book chronicled all...

 
 
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Classic Tetris World Championships to air Sunday

I've always loved watching Tetris matches because Tetris is one of the only games I can arguably defend as perfect. So, when you have an arguably perfect game, it's always amazing to see the best players in the world put their skills to ...

 
 
 
 




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Id like a future Builders game to have a time travel mechanic so you can go back to the towns halcyon days and see what they looked like before all the decay and Back when things were all shiny and

 
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Miss Fishers Murder Mysteries will be leaving Netflix USA next The episodes are about 50-60 minutes long apiece, with 34 episodes

 
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Finally watched that death stranding Boy that translator sure is a trooper trying to convey Kojimas Though, Im still like:

 
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Relax, vibe out, and listen to some chill #musictoid | MAX - Acid Dreams

 
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Seeing a Fire Emblem game receive this much positive attention has me feeling joy I cant quite fell in love with the franchise since Awakening and Fates, Im glad people are understanding why!

 
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You have got to watch Always Be My Maybe on Keanu is in it for a bit and hes

 
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