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Lost Satoru Iwata Interview Resurfaces 20 Years Later

Time Extension about 4 days ago

"I don't think we should just do exactly what [Yamauchi] has said in the past".20 years ago, Nintendo was building up the hype for two of the most important hardware releases in its history: the Nintendo DS and Nintendo Wii (then known by its codename, Rev …
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Workshop Of Retro Modder And Engineer Voultar Has Been "Ransacked"

Time Extension about 5 days ago

"Almost everything has been destroyed".Voultar, the modder and engineer behind products such as the SNES RGB, N64 RGB and Wii-U Nand recovery kit, has had his workshop "ransacked" by an as-yet-unknown individual."I'm sorry, but I'm going to be out of commi …
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PSP Emulator PPSSPP Now Available On iOS App Store

Time Extension about 7 days ago

Update: Free to download, too.Update : PlayStation Portable emulator PPSSPP is now live on the iOS App Store. It's free to download, but a $4.99 version exists for those who'd like to support the development of the project, which has been ongoing for many …
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Soapbox: The Trouble With Limited Run Games, And How To Fix It

Time Extension about 11 days ago

"There has to be a better standard of quality".It’s odd to me that we live in a time where a video game getting a physical release is now considered a big deal. As someone who’s probably from the last generation which grew up before the age of digital …

Relive Classic Video Games on Your Phone

Retromash about 14 days ago

Video games have existed for a very long time. The first retro video game, Pong, was created in 1972. Back then, you needed a huge arcade machine to play it. Nowadays, your smartphone is a much more powerful device in your pocket. Along with all the modern …
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Review: AYANEO Pocket S - Premium Android Power That's Perfect For Emulation

Time Extension about 15 days ago

Monster in your pocket.AYANEO has previously made a name for itself in the realm of gaming PC hardware, from portable powerhouses like the Flip DS and Flip KB to tiny desktop devices, such as the AM01 and AM02 'retro' mini computers.It has also dipped a to …
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Dummy NPC model found in the files of Super Mario Galaxy. Fitting for its purpose, its internal name…

Supper Mario Broth about 16 days ago

Dummy NPC model found in the files of Super Mario Galaxy. Fitting for its purpose, its internal name is “DummyNPC”, the word “NPC” is floating above its head, and its body parts all read “Dummy” in Japanese.Main Blog | T …
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Sega's Turn-Based Strategy Sim 'The Hybrid Front' Is Getting An English Fan Translation

Time Extension about 17 days ago

The game was originally released for the Mega Drive back in 1994.Sega's Japan-exclusive turn-based strategy game The Hybrid Front is finally being translated into English, thanks to TheMajinZenki and the group of fan translators at Nebulous Translations.Or …
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In Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, Funky Kong runs the game’s shop. The Wii U version contains…

Supper Mario Broth about 18 days ago

In Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, Funky Kong runs the game’s shop. The Wii U version contains unused early text for purchasing from the Capsule Toy Machine that makes Funky appear to be less than enthusiastic about his job.Main Blog | Twitter …
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Wii And GameCube Emulator Dolphin Adds HDR Support

Time Extension about 20 days ago

Plus some other cool stuff.Wii and GameCube emulator Dolphin has been around for over twenty years now, but it's still getting improvements – and the latest update delivers some serious cool features.The headline (for us, anyway) is the addition of HDR s …
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Flashback: The Nintendo NX Leak That (Almost) Fooled The World

Time Extension about 22 days ago

Fool me once?We're perhaps only months away from seeing Nintendo's new console in the flesh, and given the success of the Switch, it's understandable that there will be a lot of interest in seeing the direction the company takes with its successor.However, …
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This N64 Controller Can Play The Entire Game Boy Library

Time Extension about 29 days ago

A three-pronged attack.We've seen some pretty awesome community-made mods in recent years, such as a rare PS1 controller that can play PS1 games, a Wii console that's about the size of a pack of cards and even a NES cartridge that can play itself – but t …
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Retro Fighters Reveals Next-Gen BattlerGC Pro For GameCube, Wii And Wii U

Time Extension about 1 month ago

Ships this October.Controller maker Retro Fighters has just announced its latest product, the BattlerGC Pro."The first in our Pro Edition series, which takes our existing controllers and upgrades them with new molds, new designs, Hall effects, 2.4 GHz & …
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Don't Hold Your Breath For Wii And GameCube Emulation On The iPhone App Store

Time Extension about 1 month ago

"Unfortunately, as of right now, it isn’t possible".Apple recently relaxed its stance on retro gaming emulators on its devices, and we've already seen some notable emulators come to the App Store, including the superb Delta Emulator, which covers systems …
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Super Mario Galaxy contains four unused objects that each have a “cut plane”, a dividing plane in…

Supper Mario Broth about 1 month ago

Super Mario Galaxy contains four unused objects that each have a “cut plane”, a dividing plane in their models along which they are meant to be cut, as though sliced with a blade. It is unknown what these could have been used for.As internal fi …
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Promotional T-shirt featuring Waluigi and the caption “THE TOTAL PACKAGE”, for the official Wii…

Supper Mario Broth about 1 month ago

Promotional T-shirt featuring Waluigi and the caption “THE TOTAL PACKAGE”, for the official Wii Games Summer 2010 tournament.Main Blog | Twitter | Patreon | Small Findings | Source …
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Review: AYANEO Flip DS - A Great (But Costly) Way To Play 3DS And Wii U In 2024

Time Extension about 1 month ago

Plus everything else you could mention...When we reviewed the AYANEO Flip KB not so long ago, we found it to be an interesting device with some unique strengths and weaknesses, but we also commented that the more intriguing of the Flip pair was the Flip DS …
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Numan Athletics Is The Next Arcade Archives Release On Switch And PS4

Time Extension about 1 month ago

1993 classic gets a new lease of life.Namco's 1993 arcade cult classic Numan Athletics has been confirmed as the next release in Hamster's Arcade Archives series.A futuristic sports title with a range of wild and wacky events, it was sadly never ported to …
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Meet Short Stack, The World's Smallest Nintendo Wii

Time Extension about 1 month ago

"7.4% the volume of an original Wii console".If you're the kind of person who always seems to have painfully limited storage space under your TV, then Wii must have come as a breath of fresh air when it launched back in the mid-2000s.Unlike the Xbox 360 an …
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Paper Mario utilizes rendering techniques available on the Nintendo 64 hardware that are highly…

Supper Mario Broth about 1 month ago

Paper Mario utilizes rendering techniques available on the Nintendo 64 hardware that are highly obscure and not well supported on emulators, including any official software used by Nintendo themselves to emulate the game on other systems as part of the Vir …

How To Turn Your Love Of Sporting Video Games Into Real-Life Adventures

Retromash about 1 month ago

It’s great to play retro sporting video games on your computer or games console – in a lot of cases, you can really get the feel of the game and how it might be to play in real life. It’s the kind of thing that’s become an important pastime for …
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CIBSunday: WarioWare: Twisted! (Game Boy Advance)

Time Extension about 1 month ago

Tilt and rumble.WarioWare: Twisted! may be the second game in the series, but Nintendo was already looking for ways to make it stand out from the crowd – and in this case, we got a special cartridge with a tilt sensor inside.This might seem fairly twee i …
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Namco's Arcade Puzzler 'Emeraldia' Is Coming To Switch & PS4

Time Extension about 1 month ago

Distribution begins on April 18th.During today's livestream, Hamster Corporation announced that it will be bringing Namco's falling block puzzler Emeraldia to both Nintendo Switch & PS4 on April 18th (as reported by Famitsu!).Emeraldia was originally r …
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Pushmo World for the Wii U (known as Pullblox World in Europe and Australia) features an original…

Supper Mario Broth about 2 months ago

Pushmo World for the Wii U (known as Pullblox World in Europe and Australia) features an original arrangement of a Super Mario Bros. music medley in its soundtrack.Main Blog | Twitter | Patreon | Source: youtube.com user “Orcastraw Music” …
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The Wii U version of Mario Kart 8 contains a bizarre unused “Dirty Armpits Koopa Troopa” in its…

Supper Mario Broth about 2 months ago

The Wii U version of Mario Kart 8 contains a bizarre unused “Dirty Armpits Koopa Troopa” in its files, which has dark shading around the armpit area for an unknown reason.Left: the regular Koopa Troopa used in the finished game.Right: the unuse …