An early piece of Satoru Iwata’s legacy has potentially been found
By on August 18th, 2016 1
The Famicom board in the picture above may not look like much, but according to Frank Cifaldi this board may hold the first ever code the late Satoru Iwata wrote for the company...
The AVS is an HDMI NES by RetroUSB, up for pre-order now
By on August 18th, 2016 0
If the recently announced NES Classic Edition by Nintendo doesn't suit your fancy -- since it doesn't support cartridges and instead has 30 pre-loaded games -- perhaps the AVS by...
Fan beats Nintendo to the punch with his own mini NES
By on August 8th, 2016 4
If you ever find yourself transformed into a Picori, don't fear as you'll still be able to get your gaming fix. Before the Big N announced the upcoming release of the NES Classic...
Playing With Power: Prima announces NES classics retrospective
By on July 28th, 2016 0
In the world of gaming strategy guides, there is no one bigger than Prima Games. Boasting over 1,400 titles and 90 million prints, the division of Random House has become the...
Step back into the 80s with the mini NES Classic Edition, coming to stores this November
By on July 14th, 2016 10
With one tweet, Nintendo surprised its fans this quiet Thursday morning with the announcement of the mini NES Classic Edition, a new take on the "Plug 'n' Play consoles" of old...
Make your NES cartridges new again with this DIY tutorial
By on May 27th, 2016 1
For nostalgic collectors of retro video games it can be tough to keep those old cartridges safe from things such as temperature, dust, and time itself. Unless you have the money...
Retro Gamer interview NES designer
By on May 26th, 2016 0
The latest issue of Retro Gamer features a 10-page-spread titled “30 years of entertainment,” which boasts an interview with the NES creator.   Retro Gamer spoke to...
Nintendo themed Vans to come in NES-shaped box
By on May 24th, 2016 0
It was recently confirmed that Nintendo would be pairing with Vans to collaborate on Nintendo IP themed shoes, including Super Mario, Donkey Kong and The Legend of Zelda. As if...
This wireless Bluetooth adapter for the NES is amazing
By on April 28th, 2016 3
The old days spent playing on the NES, with the controller's cord flinging all over the living room while you played are sure to be some precious memories for some. Still, that...
You can get a 24-karat gold-plated NES for just $4,999
By on April 11th, 2016 2
We all love our old NES consoles. But some show their love for them in a very extreme and expensive form, as demonstrated by the group Analogue, who have gone so far as to...
Nintendo takes down 3D voxel-based Legend of Zelda fan tribute
By on April 11th, 2016 1
Nintendo has always been very protective of their intellectual properties, no matter how old they may be. They have put an end to fan projects in the past centered around Super...
Our own Humulos shares his wife’s amazing NES quilt
By on November 20th, 2015 1
When Zelda Universe staff member Humulos isn't helping out with our YouTube videos, or making his own, he is lucky enough to sleep warmly under his wife Jessica's amazing...
Operation Moonfall artist presents beautiful posters for fan game “The Legend of Link”
By on October 20th, 2015 1
Back before Majora's Mask 3D became a reality and finally left our hearts at ease upon its release, you may recall a prominent project in the Zelda community by the name of...
Modder builds an impressive, retro-style PC through an old broken 1985 NES shell
By on July 8th, 2015 2
Through seven months of toil, a man with the handle "Ungreedy" was able to re-create a custom PC that he saw built before through a shell of an old 1985 Nintendo Entertainment...
Exclusive: Joe Granato talks Zelda’s influence in his cross-generational game Mystic Searches
By on May 13th, 2015 0
When you play a Zelda game, you're transported to fantastical new lands. Once you're there, you may start to imagine completely new worlds to explore. Adventuring in Hyrule is...