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Video: Every Single Super Mario Bros 3 Level Beaten Simultaneously


Anyone who grew up with a Nintendo NES will no doubt be able to work their way through the early areas of Super Mario Bros 3’s Grass Land - but could you beat all 90 of the game’s levels at the same time? Although impossible in theory, one retro gamer has stitched together a mosaic of every level of the 1988 classic being beaten simultaneously.


Japanese Exclusive Sony PlayStation Portable RPG ‘7th Dragon 2020’ Fan Translated Into English


As far as Role Playing Games go the much loved classic formula of turn based battles have taken somewhat of a backseat in the last few years. With the likes of Final Fantasy opting for more action-based combat, the days of battling through menus are numbered. That said, one of the most significant releases in the last decade that isn’t afraid to le [ … ]

Last Updated ( 31 March 2016 )

Flappy Bird Gets Injected Into ‘Super Mario World’ In-Game Using Glitches


If you’re not yet sick of Flappy Bird, the averian adventures continue on with another outing on a classic console. Unlike the prior ports we’ve covered, the newest Flappy Bird recreation on retro gaming hardware programs the game on the fly within Super Mario World using nothing but Super Nintendo hardware.


Instruction Manual Protectors Now Available For Super Nintendo, N64, Gamecube & PlayStation 2 Games


Over the last few years the retro gaming community has been blessed with the creation of box protectors for a wide range of different shaped releases. Long gone are the days where we had to worry about our Super Nintendo classics being accidentally crushed during a gaming session. If you’re the type who invests in these future proof solutions, you’ [ … ]

Last Updated ( 19 March 2016 )

Nintendo 64 Games Hacked To Remove Blurry Graphics Via Action Replay Or Flash Cartridges


Looking back in hindsight the 64-bit era of gaming consoles were far from being the revolutionary additions we were promised. Don't get us wrong, we love the Nintendo 64 to bits but it's safe to say that a lot of its software library featured blurry and muddy graphics. As of today though it appears game hackers have found a solution to restore some [ … ]


3DNES Emulator Brings Nintendo’s 2D Classics Into The Third Dimension


Long before the likes of the Oculus Rift and even the Virtual Boy, video games were always developed for two dimensional play. While we’re perfectly happy with flat pixels, the arrival of Nintendo’s 3D Classics on the 3DS has left us wondering how many other titles would work with added depth. That’s all about to change following the recent develop [ … ]

Last Updated ( 09 March 2016 )

Nintendo NES ROM Hack ‘Mega Man Redux’ Out Now With Graphical Overhaul


Although Capcom’s long-lasting platform series Mega Man has stood the test of time, we’ve often wondered how the blue bomber would fare in a Super Mario All-Stars style remake. While there may already be the chibi Mega Man Powered Up on offer for the Sony PlayStation Portable, one fan of the series has taken the game back to its roots and produced [ … ]

Last Updated ( 07 March 2016 )

Unreleased Super Nintendo CD “Nintendo PlayStation” Boot ROM Discovered


Since the first arrival of news on the unreleased Super Nintendo CD collaboration with Sony, we've closely watched the hidden past between the two companies unfold. With more than enough to be talking about, the last thing we ever expected to be reporting on was the SNES CD’s boot ROM landing at our headquarters.

Last Updated ( 01 March 2016 )

Nintendo 64 Control Pad Stick Replacements Hit Kickstarter


Although a fantastic controller in its own right, the Nintendo 64 control pad often falls victim to overuse. Whether it be down to the excessive force applied during Mario Party sessions, or wear and tear through Goldenye 007 tournaments, the analog stick can occasionally come loose and lose its responsiveness. Before you cast any of these defected [ … ]

Last Updated ( 28 February 2016 )

Streets Of Rage II Soundtrack Set For Vinyl Re-Release Via Data Discs

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If you have an old record player gathering dust in the loft, get read to give it another spin. Soundtrack supremos Data Discs are back with yet another retro re-release on vinyl, this time with the hard hitting euro-beat inspired Streets of Rage II.


Japanese Exclusive Super Famicom Satellaview Download ‘Golf Daisuki! Out of Bounds Club’ Translated


While the arrival of an English fan translation for a Japanese exclusive golf game might not sound too appealing at first, you’d be foolish to look away just yet. BS Golf Daisuki! - Out of Bounds Club is often regarded as one of the most enjoyable hidden gems on the Super Nintendo, and one you can finally enjoy thanks to Dynamic Designs.

Last Updated ( 19 February 2016 )
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