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November2016

April2015

  • News Bandai Almost Made A Laptop With A Built-In SNES 

    Say hello to the Bandai HET

    Bandai may be joined at the hip with Namco these days, but once upon a time the company stalked the edges of the video game industry, desperate to find a route into the potentially profitable hardware arena. It released consoles such as the Pippin (in conjunction with Apple) and created the WonderSwan handheld, but...

March2014

  • Hardware Classics Bandai WonderSwan

    What the creator of the Game Boy did next

    Although Nintendo's lofty standing in the games industry cannot be attributed solely to a single person, it's fair to say that without the talents of Gunpei Yokoi the Kyoto firm wouldn't be where it is today. Yokoi was employed by Nintendo in 1965 and his inventions — such as the Ultra Hand and Lover...