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The hole truth: The mystery of Famicom cartridge holes uncovered
By on October 20th, 2017 0
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Released in 1983, the Family Computer, or Famicom, was Nintendo's first successful foray into the home video game market. While it was later released in the West as the Nintendo...
The AVS is an HDMI NES by RetroUSB, up for pre-order now
By on August 18th, 2016 0
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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...
Light up the night with these gashapon Nintendo controller key chains
By on July 25th, 2015 2
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Gashapon is the term for the popular vending machines in Japan and elsewhere that dispense capsule toys. If you can name it, there's probably a gashapon machine dedicated to it....
3DS XL custom-made to look like the Famicom
By on January 4th, 2014 5
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While the Famicom was known as the NES outside of Japan, the change of name wasn't the only differentiating factor between the two consoles; the design of the consoles was also...
Record company Nippon Columbia to release “Nintendo Famicom Music” CD in Japan
By on September 30th, 2013 0
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To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Nintendo Famicom (known as the NES in North America and Europe) that occurred this past July, Japanese record company Nippon Columbia has...