SNES Classic Mini Announced and Set for September Release!

As of 5pm BST today, Nintendo have announced that they are following up the hugely popular (and worryingly understocked) NES Mini with the SNES Classic Mini on 29th September. Much alike its predecessor, this little console (which fits pretty much into the palm of your hand) will plug into your TV and run 21 different … Continue reading

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Metroid 30th: In Retrospect – Super Metroid

Continuing our celebration of the fantastic Metroid series on its 30th Anniversary (which Nintendo appears to have forgotten), I have the wonderful task of tackling the incredible Super Metroid. But first, a story for you all. When I was really young (we’re talking around 8 years old), I was taken shopping in the local big … Continue reading

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Out on the eShop this week (10th March)

The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past

It’s Monday and that means we find out what is coming on the European Nintendo eShop this Thursday. The big news to me are the releases of the SNES classics The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past and Super Metroid on New 3DS, but don’t write off Atlus RPG Stella Glow as that … Continue reading

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NS Review – The Legend of Zelda × Mario Kart 8 (Wii U)

A few years ago on an infamous indie website… “So what else is new? Well the developers still seem content to settle on the usual sixteen old and sixteen new racetrack routine. I’m still waiting for ‘Mario Kart the Complete Package’ or you know… that never mentioned ‘Retro Track Pack DLC’? Pretty please Nintendo?” (Boots, … Continue reading

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Super Punch-Out!! Made Available As A Club Nintendo Reward

SNES classic Super Punch-Out!! is the latest game to be made available as a Club Nintendo reward and will cost you 150 coins. The game sees you don the gloves of Little Mac, Nintendo’s boxing star, as you attempt to climb the WVBA rankings to the very top! Super Punch-Out!! is available until 14th November and … Continue reading

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PilotWings Made Available As A Club Nintendo Reward

Super Nintendo launch title PilotWings is the latest game to be made available as a Club Nintendo Reward and will set you back 100 coins. This was the first game of Nintendo’s flight simulator franchise and is all about guiding your various flying machines through tough obstacles as accurately and as quickly as possible! Since then we’ve … Continue reading

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Cancelled Final Fantasy II Game Up For Auction On Ebay

An extremely rare English translation of Final Fantasy 2 for NES has been put on eBay. When we say rare, we mean, really rare. Final Fantasy 2, the original NES sequel, didn’t get a worldwide release, meaning it was only playable in Japanese. Developer Square Soft USA was once working on an English translation, but it discarded the project … Continue reading

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Nintendo 3DS Ambassador Programme: Gameboy Advance Games Incoming!

The recent news regarding the 3DS Ambassador programme has got me thinking about my Gameboy Advance playing days; Mario Kart Super Circuit and the Super Mario Advance series in particular. Nintendo have announced that 20 free games are coming soon for all those who connect to the 3DS eShop before the 11th August; 10 from … Continue reading

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Meet The SupaBoy!

Reminiscing about the good old gaming days? Look no further! Hyperkin, a US-based gaming manufacturer, is currently creating a handheld version of Nintendo’s beloved Super Nintendo Entertainment System, in short, the SNES. The SupaBoy, as it is called, is apparently going to be launched in the US this Summer. It will be fully functional with SNES … Continue reading

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My Nintendo 3DS – Brief Opinion

My Nintendo 3DS has been receiving some very good use over the week since release. Nintendo have indeed produced another awesome console, delivering completely what they set-out to do. Things can be said about the launch line-up, the build quality, the experiences of some users being headache prone, and whether or not they’ll be an imminent release of a lite or … Continue reading

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