Blast From the Past: Rad Racer

Its been a long time since I’ve done one of these but I finally got some free time so it’s that time again. It’s time for another segment of Blast from the Past. This time around, I’m hitting on one of my favorite games from my childhood and one of the tougher games I played … Continue reading

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VVVVVV Review

Title: VVVVVV Developer: Distractionware Publisher: Nicalis System: Nintendo 3DS eShop Download service Genre: Platformer In a long line of old-school looking eShop games comes another attempt in retro gaming for a new generation of gamers to play. VVVVVV stars Captain Viridian as he tries to save his lost spaceship crew members. Each member of the … Continue reading

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Multiplayer Modes Clarified in Kid Icarus: Uprising

It’s getting very close to launch of the smash-hit-to-be Kid Icarus: Uprising, which will glide onto 3DS’ consoles across Europe on March 23rd. It has been over 25 years since Pit last defeated Medusa on the NES, and so rightly deserves an update in 3D. This afternoon, Nintendo have released a press statement, defining the … Continue reading

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Blast From the Past: Ducktales

Another day, another installment of “Blast From the Past!” Today, we’re going back to a simpler time. A time where you could come home from school and sit on the couch and watch cartoons. You can still come home and watch cartoons but the idea of good cartoons has snagged. In the good old days, … Continue reading

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Blast From The Past: Mega Man 3

Put the kids to bed, it’s that time again. It’s time for another edition of “Blast From the Past!” This time the Blue Bomber acquires the Nostalgia beam from Nostalgia man. Sorry that I decided to go in that direction, it just came to me and it felt like one of those can’t possibly fail … Continue reading

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Blast From The Past: Snow Bros

With the Ambassador program being a success, games of yesteryear( that’s right, I said it, now we all have to live with it) are being played by a whole new generation of gamers. I’m introducing this new column with one of my favorite games as a kid. I remember going to Blockbuster Video all the … Continue reading

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New 3DS Classics Titles in Development

It has been confirmed that Nintendo are currently developing six new games for the 3D Classics range on the Nintendo e-Shop. The 3D Classics consists of NES titles that have had an overhaul so the player can view the games in 3D. More games are in development, according to Nintendo’s Takao Nakano. Nakano is the … Continue reading

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Nintendo using 3D Gaming Technology? That’s so 1980s…

For most Nintendo fans, the 3DS marked the starting point of 3D gaming and the amazing technology which brings our favourite gaming characters to life. However, the 3DS wasn’t the first time that Nintendo played around with 3D technology, albeit with glasses. In fact, the ‘glasses-free’ 3D capability has been well established in Japan for quite some … Continue reading

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The Birth of Mario in Pixels

Super Mario Bros. was first released in 1985. These amazing pictures show just of the designers got down to the nitty-gritty in mapping our each pixel to be used in the display output. No Photoshop or any other fancy graphic design program here just pencil and paper. The control scheme is the really iconic here. These images … Continue reading

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