Nintendo to Reportedly Launch SNES Mini in Late 2017

Brace yourselves: more eBay console scalping is coming… The week following the cancellation of the NES Mini, inside sources have reportedly told EuroGamer that an SNES version of the highly-desired Nintendo Classic series is on the way. “The SNES mini (or, to continue Nintendo’s official branding, likely the Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Nintendo Entertainment System)Continue reading “Nintendo to Reportedly Launch SNES Mini in Late 2017”

Looking Back at Metroid’s 30 Year History

Metroid is one of Nintendo’s most beloved franchises, and today marks the 30th anniversary of the first game in the series. The original Metroid launched on August 6, 1986 on the Nintendo Entertainment System. It was met with critical acclaim due to its innovative progression system, eerie atmosphere, and overall originality. Its map was continuallyContinue reading “Looking Back at Metroid’s 30 Year History”

The NES Classic Edition Could be the Start of Something Great

Recent news of Nintendo releasing its NES Classic Edition has gamers excited to relive some of the old classics. While Virtual Console has been doing this since the Wii, this new console re-release is a fun, cheap, and even easier way to play old NES games. Not to mention, it’s great to have a replica ofContinue reading “The NES Classic Edition Could be the Start of Something Great”

Evolution of an Old-School Gamer

I have been thinking a lot about the evolution of gaming in my lifetime. Let’s start today with an example of what I am getting at here. Thirty years of gaming is not going to be covered in one article, so let’s start with an overarching example, and go into the evolving specifics in futureContinue reading “Evolution of an Old-School Gamer”