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A Brief History of: The Nintendo Entertainment System (NES)

All you need to know about the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). Including the release date, best games and why it's called the Famicom in Japan

How To Make Your Own Retro Video Game!

Ever wondered how to make your very own retro game? This new tool makes it quick, easy and fun to create your very own platformer

The Top 10 NES Games of All Time

It's almost impossible to choose the Top 10 Games for the Nintendo Entertainments System (NES). We give it a go anyway - featuring Super Mario Bros & More!

A Brief History of: The SNES (Super Nintendo Entertainment System)

From it's original 1990 launch to the 2017 re-imagining as the SNES mini - the Super Nintendo Entertainment System is an era-defining retro console!

The Top 10 Games of 1986

Few years are as eventful as 1986 was in the world of video games. Thanks largely to Nintendo breathing new life into home consoles

Crystalis (NES) – You didn’t buy it?!

Easily one of the most gorgeous games you will play on Nintendo’s 8-bit system, SNK’s Crystalis was like Zelda on steroids and is remarkable for its depth.

The Top 5 Best Super Mario Power-ups

From the mushroom to the iconic fire flower, Mario has always had awesome power-ups. But what are the best Super Mario power-ups? And on which platforms?

Throwback Thursday – Nebulus

A must-play game for those who may be unaware of just what bedroom developers were capable of pulling off back in the 1980s

The Guardian Legend (NES) – You Didn’t Buy It?!

You could easily waste hours on this little-known masterpiece from Irem and you would be totally justified in doing so.

Clash at Demonhead (NES) – You didn’t buy it?!

A challenging action-adventure platformer with enough charm to win your heart and addictive gameplay that will bring you back for more.

The 10 Biggest Gaming Releases in 1989

With multiple console releases and a slew of now-classic games, 1989 was a great time to be a video gamer.

The Best Video Games Released in 1990

The early 90’s was a genuinely game-changing era for video games, with more powerful consoles delivering better graphics and allowing developers more gameplay...

Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) – Essential Collection

The entertainment system The NES. It was the console that kick started our love of gaming and also brought gaming back into a profitable state after the video game crash...

New Friday The 13th Game Release NES Jason Skin

Killing In Classic Style Horror and Retro Gaming Fans are in for a real treat. Modern games including neat little references to their history is always a welcome...

Forward to the Past – The Pains of 90s Technology

A few things happened recently which made me rue both classic and modern technology. My 4yr old recently became OBSESSED with the classic Sonic the Hedgehog series....

Nintendo Classic Mini Has Been Discontinued In Europe!

Nintendo Classic Mini Discontinued? Say it ain’t so! Well, it’s true sadly! A slew of discontinued notices has been announced for North America and Japan....

Metroid Prequel – Metroid: Rouge Dawn!

The world of ROM Hacking is very interesting. How so? People often write it off as revamped versions of classic games. But ROM Hacking is so much more than that. You...

Nintendo Have Released Classic NES Manuals Online!

The Nintendo Classic Mini is one of the coolest things that Nintendo has ever done! This has been well documented from the various reviews and coverage around how...