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Mind your manners and hold the door in Enix's Door Door

The official release date of the Nintendo Entertainment System was October 1985, but in truth, that was a test launch. Most people in North America didn’t have a chance to buy the console until Autumn of ‘86. At that point, the ...

 
 
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Brush up on your suplexes for Tecmo's Tsuppari Oozumou

I don’t have much to say about the sport of sumo. It’s really old and has held onto many of its traditions. It’s also not difficult to get the gist of. Push the other rikishi out of the ring or knock them off their feet. B...

 
 
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Travel to the 32th zone in Sunsoft's Atlantis no Nazo

Part of what draws me to Famicom games is the fact that I missed out entirely on the culture around it. Not only am I of an age that would have given the Super Famicom more significance, but -- and this may shock you -- I’m not Japane...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Throw down in Nintendo's own lost classic, Joy Mecha Fight

In 1991, Street Fighter II radically altered the video game landscape. It opened a portal through which all sorts of pretenders started flowing out. Some of them were good! Most of them were bad. The one I present to you this Famicom Friday...

 
 
 
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Trim your waistline in Konami's Yume Penguin Monogatari

Konami’s output on the Famicom was simply amazing. While we certainly got some good games on this side of the pond, such as Castlevania and Contra, there were a plethora of great titles that stayed in their homeland. They were once a ...

 
 
 
 
 




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Famicom Detective Club"Murder, Yoshio Sakamoto Wrote"

 

Assassin's Creed Valhalla: Wrath of the Druids"It's more Valhalla, for better or worse"

 

Subnautica: Below Zero"A frigid new standalone story that can't quite fill the original game's flippers"

 

New Pokemon Snap"Look at this photograph"

 

Resident Evil Village"Resident Evil..............eight"

 

Perfect Gold"Remind me of this: that night we kissed, that I really meant it"

 

World of Demons"Yokai watch me chop up these ghosts"

 

Returnal"Housemarque is back"

 

Shadow Man Remastered"The Dark Souls of 1999"

 

NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139..."Square Enix publishes the best title names"

 
 
 

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Spent last night playing Bowser’s Inside I’m surprised at how good the game is, considering I tried with Superstar Saga but couldn’t get into I think having Mario/Luigi sidescroll instead of control top down is a better

 
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RiffRaff

Hope youre all having a great day!

 
Xeo

Wrapped up my first playthrough of RE8 this It was good, quite Ill speak more below in the comments about it where I can mark it for

 
Operative20

Stuck on the 3rd main boss of ReVillage on hardcore mode, but loving it all the same

 
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