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Review: SuperMash

SuperMash looked like one of the standouts during Nintendo's recent Indie World Showcase, a genre-defying retro throwback to early Nintendo titles which seemed perfect for the Switch. Surprisingly, the game had already launched one day befo...

 
 
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Revisit Iwata's early years with Vs. Golf on Nintendo Switch

Hamster are returning once again to Nintendo's "Vs." series for this week's Arcade Archives release, which sees NES classic Vs. Golf available to download now on Nintendo Switch.Released back in 1984, Golf was released within the first year...

 
 
 
 
 
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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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Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot"Previously on...Your Childhood"

 

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: Rise of the Phoenix"A lukewarm pot of gumbo, chere"

 

SuperMash"We're using the GOOD potatoes"

 

Wattam"'So I just did me some talking to the sun'"

 

MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries"Mech, mech, goose"

 

Tools Up"Good bones"

 

Shovel Knight: King of Cards"Also, some thoughts on Showdown"

 
 
 

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Voltaic Owl

Warm takes: The best thing Vanillaware has done since Odin Sphere is the remake of Odin Sphere, Super Mario 3D World has the best (if not most iconic) OST in the Mario franchise, and the N64 controller is pretty

 
MajinRotty

Spicy take: DOOM 2016 is just Not Not Its a weird double standard for me but without the charm of the sprite-based graphics I just expect more from a shooters level design and Brutal Doom though, thats my

 
Goemar

Spicy take: Zelda and Metroid are both better when theyre

 
Boxman214

Volcanic take: Grease 2 > Grease

 
Gus TT Showbiz

Yesterday my fridge thought it was a microwave, so we got into a heated But were cool

 
Operative20

Have food poisoning for the first time, spent the night rushing to the bathroom over and over, and yet I still gotta get into work because no paid time off and I cant afford to be sick :(

 
Major Toms Coffee Cup

Spice take 2020: personas vocal tracks on their songs ruin I like FFXV more than XII, red dead 2s story isnt that great, the uncharted series has a lame Alien covenant is way better than blade runner 2049 is better than 1st

 
RiffRaff

Matt 2020: Stop digging dammit! I just cleaned it 10 min ago! Youre not going to get to Theyll probably eat you

 
Slimybear245v20

Spicey take Horizon Zero Dawn God Of War and Resident Evil 2 Remake were all ehhh Remakes are pretty lazy and if they just do all the same content should just be a port Terry was boring in Ultimate is a fighting

 
Drifting Deadlock

Flaming takes: I actually enjoyed Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy x6>x7 Military shooters are done too often and are getting

 
 

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