NES Classic loaded with classic manga games raises hopes for other special editions

Japanese gamers and manga aficionados and every combination thereof will get a treat this summer with the release of this NES Classic Edition loaded with games from the pages of Weekly Jump. The manga

Nintendo’s NES Classic will return to U.S. retail stores on June 29

Rejoice Nintendo fans: the Japanese gaming giant is bringing the NES Classic back to retail stores this summer. Nintendo said the console will go on sale again across the U.S. on June 29, with the SN

This might be your last chance to buy the NES Classic

Nintendo is discontinuing the NES Classic Edition. While this decision is still puzzling, you might still be looking to buy one before it disappears into the ether forever. Best Buy stores have some o

Getting an NES Classic Edition today may be tough

The elections may have divided America, but there’s one thing we can all agree on: we all want to buy Nintendo’s new NES Classic Edition. Well, today’s the day: the re-lease of the N

Nyko’s already got a wireless controller for the NES Classic

The NES Classic Edition is still a week or so away from release, but, like clockwork, Nyko’s already got a pair of peripherals for the eagerly awaited piece of nostalgia overload, both addressing on

The Analogue Nt mini console is a loving tribute to NES history

The Analogue Nt mini isn’t an NES – it’s better. The third-party system created by designer Christopher Taber is a work of art in its own right, crafted from a solid piece of aluminum an

Nintendo is launching a mini version of its iconic NES console with 30 classic games

When you're on a roll, why not make crowd-pleasing decisions. Nintendo, which has seen its market cap soar thanks to the Pokemon Go phenomenon, just announced that it will relaunch its iconic NES cons

The Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) Turns 30

OK, I’m old. You’re probably feeling old. Let’s get that out of the way. Done. The NES (Nintendo Entertainment System) turns 30 today, as it was officially launched in North American

Programmer Creates An AI To (Not Quite) Beat NES Games

Programmer and CMU PhD <a target="_blank" href="">Tom Murphy</a> created a function to "beat" NES games by watching the score. When the computer did things that raised the scor

Who Needs Original Content? OUYA To Launch With Nintendo 64, SNES And NES Emulation Support

The OUYA Android-based gaming console is getting ready for its debut: the stated beginning shipping date for Kickstarter backers is March 28. At launch, it sill isn't clear exactly how many software t

8-Bit Memory Take An NES Cartridge And Ups Storage A Few Billion Bytes

<img src="" />If you consider yourself a gamer, then you likely have a few <a href="">NES</a> ca

Celebrate The NES's 25th Birthday With These 8 Classic Commercials

Happy Birthday, NES. 25 years old, eh? Wow. A lot’s changed in over your lifetime. You, along with a bit of help from Mario, Link, Kid Icarus, brought gaming to living rooms worldwide. Many of u

Using An NES Controller With Android

<img src="" />So you've got an emulator installed on your Android device, along with a few ROM, and you think you're pret

Super Mario Bro. Crossover gets Ryu from Ninja Gaiden

Can you dig it? Ryu from Ninja Gaiden on the NES was a real badass. He could climb on walls and he had unlimited shuriken, a big plus when you’re going against hordes of anti-ninja forces on the

Do do doot dodo doot! The NES Harmonica!

I don’t know if this is a waste of a good harmonica or a waste of a good NES cartridge but what you see before you is a harmonica hidden inside an honest-to-goodness NES game. The best part? The

Photo report: CrunchGear digs up Akihabara's top 10 expensive classic games

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PuppyArcade: A standalone, CD-based OS for playing old arcade game

While I think the passion for building stand-up arcade games has waned recently, it’s nice to see that someone out there is still thinking of the children. PuppyArcade by Scott Jarvis is a CD-ba

How to mod your original NES to epic levels

<img src="" />Some hardware is just dear to a geeks heart that they can't let it just die. Take for example the original NES system. So

Blaster Master coming to Wiiware

Holy wow. Remember this game? You were some kid named Jason with a frog. The frog turns into a monster and then disappears and you follow the frog in a battle tank called Sofia the Third (WTF, right?)

DIY: Secure your data using the Konami code

<img src="" />Ahh the Konami code. Favorite cheat of gamers for years, it lives in legend and will never die. Much like that Rick Astley vid
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