dark        
 
 

#Famicom Friday

FRONT PAGE


 photo

Rewire the entire United States in Kemco's Electrician

For Famicom Friday, I cover a lot of obscure titles because I find it more fulfilling than regurgitating games that people have more likely heard of, but the downside is that the cream usually rises to the top. Often, you haven’t hear...

 
 
 
 
 photo

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 ...

 
 
 photo

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...

 
 
 photo

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...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 photo

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...

 
 
 
 photo

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 ...

 
 
 
 
 




Got news?  [email protected]

         

Reviews   filter by...

Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World"Now with 100% less boy"

 

Miitopia"Miis are back"

 

Knockout City"We built this city on balls and holes"

 

Biomutant"Old world underground, where are you now?"

 

Shin Megami Tensei III Nocturne HD Remaster"The demon who wore tennis shoes"

 

Path of Exile: Ultimatum"Patch 3.14 brings the blood, sweat, and more blood"

 

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

 

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

 

Famicom Detective Club"Murder, Yoshio Sakamoto Wrote"

 
 
 

Community Blogs | expand

 

Quickposts expand | +quickpost

Alphadeus

For those who like Chiptunes, I have put together a playlist that is all of my Chiptune songs (on I hope you enjoy it :)

 
RiffRaff

Finished Resident Evil 8 Loved it and its a very strong GotY 21 Definitely feeling a mainline series replay soon and still need to play REmake As of now Have a great weekend! Pic

 
SlimeyBearXXL979990

If people are liking Nickledon All Star Brawl, Slap City is in a fighting game bundle on humble bundle get Slap City,Soul Caliner VI, Injustice 2 Legenedary edition, 60-70% off coupons for SoulCaliber DLC, Power Ranger and more for in tot

 
PLANET P1SS 69
 
Sweaty Dungus

Anyone want a Steam key for Bloodwash?

 
Retrofraction

Well I am starting to get into Flesh and Blood Should be Anyone else play?

 
CaimDark Reloaded

Watching Arthas fall (again) is sad enough, but then having him nearly exterminate the elves and turn noble, brave Sylvanas into what she becomes (again) is just as What an asshole! My poor heart cant take this!

 
Raster Scanline

Had a great time at the Played a bunch of great games and got some good deals on used games and a DSi because mine is having

 
TheIntern

The Slayer of

 
absolutfreak

I dont know how I came across this, but it cracked me

 
 

Upcoming

More Previews
 

Destructoid Originals

More Originals