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Tuesday24th Nov 2020

Monday23rd Nov 2020

Sunday22nd Nov 2020

Saturday21st Nov 2020

  • Hardware Classics The Super Famicom Is 30 Today

    Still super after all these years

    Originally published way back in March 2013, we thought we'd re-share this feature on the Super Famicom to commemorate its 30th birthday today. To many, it's the greatest video game console ever made. The Super Famicom — or Super Nintendo Entertainment System as it is more commonly known outside of its native...

  • News Sealed Copy Of Super Mario Bros. 3 Sells For $156,000

    We've got another new world record

    Earlier this year in July, a sealed copy of Super Mario Bros. for NES sold for $114,000 USD. It set a new record for the most expensive video game ever sold. While most probably expected it to hold this record for some time, the highest price paid for a video game at auction has now been broken (again). Heritage...

Wednesday18th Nov 2020

Monday16th Nov 2020

  • Soapbox Here's How I'd Fix The Pokémon Series

    Alex decides to pika-part the mainline games

    Soapbox features enable our individual writers to voice their own opinions on hot topics, opinions that may not necessarily be the voice of the site. In this piece, senior video editor Alex Olney explains how he would "fix" the Pokémon series... Pokémon is a series that has always been extremely dear...

Sunday15th Nov 2020

Saturday14th Nov 2020

Friday13th Nov 2020

Wednesday11th Nov 2020

Tuesday10th Nov 2020

Monday9th Nov 2020

  • News The Game Boy Is Getting A New Wonder Boy And Ys-Inspired Adventure

    Say hello to Coria and the Sunken City

    Remember when we recently reported on the fact that the Game Boy was getting a brand-new RPG title in 2020? Well, if that brought a smile to your face, then you're going to be very pleased to hear that the plucky little console (and its more powerful sibling, the Game Boy Color) is getting another new release...

Sunday8th Nov 2020

Monday2nd Nov 2020

  • Reminder Rate Your Favourite Wii Games

    Help us assemble the top 50 Wii games ever

    Reminder: This is a final call to rate your favourite Wii games before we publish the top 50 very soon. You'll still be able to rate the games and affect the ranking after the list goes live, of course, but there's nothing quite like the moment of anticipation, is there? We've added several games that were...

Saturday31st Oct 2020

  • Poll Box Art Brawl #66 - Resident Evil 0

    From hero to zero

    Welcome to Box Art Brawl, the battle between box art variants from around the globe scrapping to win your vote. Last time we lost our collective minds in the company of Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem, although we regained our composure enough to see the metaphysical North American and European version win with nearly...

Friday30th Oct 2020

Thursday29th Oct 2020

  • News 2020 Isn't All Bad, Because The Game Boy Is Getting A Brand-New RPG Called Dragonborne

    And you can pre-order it right now

    2020's been a pretty torrid year by all accounts, but there's some light at the end of the tunnel – for those who love Nintendo's legendary Game Boy, at least. Indie studio Spacebot Interactive has announced that it will ship a brand-new RPG for the monochrome marvel early next year, and that pre-orders are open...

  • Video The History Of Nintendo's Game & Watch Range

    Pocket power!

    For many people (your humble scribe included), Nintendo's Game & Watch series served as an introduction to the wild and wacky world of video games. These pocket-sized devices familiarised a generation with the likes of Mario, Luigi and Donkey Kong, and were one of Nintendo's biggest successes in the games sector until the NES and...

Wednesday28th Oct 2020

Tuesday27th Oct 2020

Monday26th Oct 2020

  • News The SNES Encyclopedia Is An Exhaustive Resource For Nintendo Fans

    Penned by Chris Scullion, no less!

    As long-time readers of this very site will be aware, Chris Scullion really knows his stuff. That's why we get him to fill these hallowed pages with lovely words; he's something of a boffin when it comes to the world of Nintendo, having worked at Official Nintendo Magazine during its heyday. Scullion has been...