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Monday6th May 2019

Sunday5th May 2019

Saturday4th May 2019

  • Feature I Think My Game Boy Predicts The Future

    “What evil might this forbidden technology unleash?”

    The Game Boy turned 30 last month – to the shock of those of us realising we are therefore well over 30. Where did the past go? I think it went into a nook at the end of my bookshelf – at least that’s where I found my old DMG-01, the original Game Boy. Like many reading this, I’m sure,...

  • Feature The Game Boy's Biggest Rival Gets Revived By The Modding Community

    Where there's a McWill, there's a way

    In the early 1980s, portable gaming was mainly limited to LCD-based games. Companies such as Casio, Grandstand and Tiger Electronics would all release various watches and devices to keep us entertained on those tiresome journeys. Nintendo wasn't really known here in the UK back then, but it stood out from the...

Tuesday30th Apr 2019

Monday29th Apr 2019

Friday26th Apr 2019

Thursday25th Apr 2019

  • News NES And SNES Mini Are Still Big Sellers For Nintendo


    Nintendo's year-end financial report has some fascinating tidbits in it, including this line: Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition and Super Nintendo Entertainment System: Super NES Classic Edition recorded total sales of 5.95 million units. It's a shame that the NES and SNES Mini financial year sales are combined, as...

Wednesday24th Apr 2019

Tuesday23rd Apr 2019

Sunday21st Apr 2019

Saturday20th Apr 2019

Friday19th Apr 2019

Thursday18th Apr 2019

Wednesday17th Apr 2019

Tuesday16th Apr 2019

  • News A Spiritual Successor To 1080° Snowboarding Might Be In The Pipeline

    We'll take ten...eighty

    Back during the Nintendo 64 generation, Nintendo EAD released Wave Race 64 and then followed it up a few years later with the extreme sports title 1080° Snowboarding. A second installment called 1080° Avalanche (developed by NST) was then published for the GameCube in 2003. Since then, Nintendo’s done pretty much nothing...

Monday15th Apr 2019

Saturday13th Apr 2019