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May 26, 2015

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Couple Weds at a GameStop

A year after meeting during a game of Mario Kart, this couple returned to the video game store for a Legend of Zelda themed wedding. A Super Smash Bros tournament was had during the reception.

Modern games as NES cartridges

May 22, 2015

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Modern Games as NES Cartridges

There has been much ado about cartridges lately. Here’s a chance to see what modern games might look like if they were shipped on NES cartridges.

Nintendo Power remembered

May 19, 2015

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Nintendo Power Remembered

Before the Internet came along, if you wanted to know how to get past tricky obstacles in your games you had to read Nintendo Power.

In a recent post by Gamasutra, Nintendo Power founding editors Gail Tilden and Howard Phillips spill the beans on the magazine’s early inspiration and challenges on the way to the first issues.

Toad flipping us off all these years

May 7, 2015

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Ten Nintendo Facts

Did you know that Nintendo has been in operation for over a hundred years, they once produced vacuum cleaners, and their weaker than competition graphics are part of a core business strategy?

All that and lots of F-bombs in this video!

Super Mario Bros Glitch World

May 4, 2015

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The 1% Revisted

Here’s two goodies in one. Enjoy Super Mario Bros as the wealthy must surely do (with live instruments instead of dreadful 8-bit sound), and check out the skillful entry into “glitch world” -1.

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May 3, 2015

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The Voice of Mario

In this video interview Charles Martinet – the voice of Mario – talks about how he created the plumber’s signature sound.

Unlimited 1UPs for everyone!

April 30, 2015

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Super Mario Bros Glitch Discovered After 30 Years

Amazingly after 30 years Super Mario Bros is still surprising us with new gameplay secrets. The latest treat is an unlimited 1UP trick caused by a glitch in the way beanstalks are generated.

April 23, 2015

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Teens React to NES

Would today’s teenagers know what to do with an original Nintendo Entertainment System, or would they stare at it in confusion? According to this video from the Internet, they’d be confused.