Here’s how SNES music was crafted onto a memory-tight console
By on August 16th, 2018 0
Any gamer who grew up with a Nintendo console, whether it was the NES, SNES, N64, GameCube or the Wii, will no doubt be flooded with memories at the sheer mention of these...
Realm of Memories: How I beat A Link to the Past on my own merits
By on May 17th, 2018 0
Before my family owned the Nintendo 64, my only exposure to the Zelda series was through A Link to the Past. As a six-year-old kid, I lacked the bravery required to venture...
This SNES arcade stick will have you feeling bamboo-zled in the best possible way
By on February 5th, 2018 0
Terrible puns aside, UK company Shika Arcades is in the process of producing what may be the arcade stick to have for the SNES and Super Famicon consoles. The kicker? It's...
Nintendo trademarks a few retro console icons
By on August 7th, 2017 0
According to Japanese Nintendo, Nintendo has applied for the trademarking of these cute logos for home consoles in Japan. The Super Famicom D-pad, however, is for merchandise...
Nintendo has just announced the SNES Classic Edition
By on June 26th, 2017 8
It seemed inevitable after the insanely successful [and regrettably short-lived] launch of the NES Classic Edition, but for a while we had only rumors that Nintendo would be...
Switch on some classic 16-bit music remade with analog synthesizers
By on April 11th, 2017 1
Looking for a new way to listen to some old classics? Switched On SNES is re-imagining 16-bit era music using analog synthesizers and drum machines. Their goal is "to expose...
SNES controllers getting third party wireless treatment
By on July 30th, 2016 0
Emulator fans may well be familiar with the plethora of bluetooth controllers on the market that allow you to play your favourite games from older console generations using...
Enhance the nostalgia of your 3DS with SNES decals
By on March 24th, 2016 1
Back in late 2014, Nintendo released the Retro NES Edition 3DS XL. That release spawned the desire of many players to style their new handheld systems after the consoles of old....
Here’s how the Nintendo PlayStation prototype resurfaced after two decades
By on July 13th, 2015 1
In the past week of gaming news, a lucky man by the name of Dan Diebold came across a prototype for the SNES, which happened to be developed by both Nintendo and Sony. The...
Documents of the SNES CD-Rom add-on surface; include technical specifications
By on February 15th, 2014 2
Nintendo teamed up with Sony to develop a CD-ROM add-on to the SNES in the early '90s. The add-on never came to fruition and Sony eventually ended up releasing the PlayStation,...
Classic SNES games in real life
By on April 25th, 2012 7
Last week, YouTube user thepixelkingdom uploaded a video titled "Classic SNES Games in Real Life". This video puts some of the nostalgic scenes and sprites from Super Nintendo...
The development of A Link to the Past
By on April 24th, 2012 6
Yesterday, GlitterBerri posted a translation of a recently released interview with developer Shigeru Miyamoto from Game Staff List Association Japan. In the interview, which...
Miyamoto interested in new Zelda based off Link to the Past
By on April 12th, 2012 33
It's no secret that Shigeru Miyamoto is a fan of A Link to the Past, having already expressed an interest in porting or remaking the game for the 3DS. However, after speaking to...
Super NES celebrates 20 years
By on August 20th, 2011 35
A lot of major anniversaries have happened this year. Mario celebrated his anniversary only last year by taking a day off from his plumbing and saving the world. This year has...