Category Archives: Retro Gaming

Pokemon Transporter App Updated for Pokemon Gold and Silver

I can confirm as of September 17, the Nintendo 3DS App PokeTransporter has an update available to allow Pokemon to be transferred from the 2nd Gen to 7th Gen. There are no update notes but given the update is 421 … Continue reading

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That time Nintendo made two different NES Super Mario Bros. 2 Games

…This happens far less today than it did 30 years ago but often, a game maker would make two or more prototypes of an upcoming game and then pick the one they like the most to focus on. Depending on … Continue reading

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AtGames releasing another Classic Sega Genesis Console [UPDATE 7/28/2017]

UPDATE 7/28/2017: In a scathing first-look review, Gamespot is telling consumers not to buy AtGames’ Sega Genesis Flashback. Read the article for details but one thing I overlooked is the fact that like the console they released last year, this … Continue reading

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Starcraft Remastered to arrive August 14; Original Starcraft now FREE

Last week, Blizzard announced the HD Remake of the first Starcraft game + its expansion Brood War will be released together on August 14. This comes a few months after Blizzard released the original Starcraft 1 game + its expansion … Continue reading

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Postgame Review: Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia

  Yeah, BOEY! Pun intended. While it is true Nintendo has alot–and I mean A LOT–of experience remaking old games (Starfox and Pokemon both come to mind), never before has Nintendo taken a game from the 8-bit NES era and … Continue reading

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Pokemon UltraSun and Pokemon UltraMoon coming to the 3DS November 17

  …To the surprise of no one, the question of what the companion to Sun and Moon will be seems to have been answered. UltraSun and UltraMoon (U-Sun and U-Moon for short) come to the 3DS this Fall the week … Continue reading

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The Legend of Zelda Series continues to defy expectations

Each game in the series follows a very simple formula: When a threat appears, a hero clad in green appears to counter it. That’s it. That’s all you need to know about The Legend of Zelda series. Actually, one other … Continue reading

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Nintendo announces Fire Emblem Gaiden remake is coming to the Nintendo 3DS this Spring

…Before there was Eirika and Ephraim, there was Alm (Alum in Japan) and Celica. Before Magvel, there was Valentia. One the four new Fire Emblem titles announced in this week’s Nintendo Direct was Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia. Echoes … Continue reading

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Nintendo confirms Wii U production in Japan is ending “Soon”

…I’m probably the only person who was legit surprised by the news Gamespot confirmed over the weekend. Kotaku reported two weeks back Nintendo was ending production of the Wii U. Originally released in November 2012, the Wii U failed bombed … Continue reading

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Nintendo and Sega to release Retro NES and Genesis Consoles with preloaded games

…Can’t fault them for trying. This is NOT a hoax or fan-made replica: Nintendo is actually releasing a special Mini NES console for $60, which will be released on November 11. It will comes with 30 preloaded games, all with … Continue reading

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