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Friday20th Mar 2020

Wednesday18th Mar 2020

Sunday15th Mar 2020

  • Poll Box Art Brawl #34 - Perfect Dark

    Yeah, we know it's Japan

    Welcome back to Box Art Brawl, the weekly vote where you decide which retro regional box art variant wins in the beauty stakes according to sophisticated modern tastes. Oh yes. Last week Castlevania for the N64 entered the ring in a third appearance for the series and one of the closest fought brawls to date. In the end...

Tuesday10th Mar 2020

  • News This Portable Nintendo 64 Is The Stuff Of Dreams

    Use your real cartridges and memory cards

    Ever wondered what it'd be like to take your Nintendo 64 games on the go? Well, with this new custom console, you can do exactly that. YouTube user smackedsam has shared a video showing off his latest design, a portable N64 console that can play all of your original cartridges. The body was 3D printed and...

Sunday8th Mar 2020

Saturday7th Mar 2020

Friday6th Mar 2020

Thursday5th Mar 2020

Tuesday3rd Mar 2020

Sunday1st Mar 2020

  • Poll Box Art Brawl #32 - Sonic The Hedgehog

    What Nintendon't

    Welcome to Box Art Brawl, the weekly battle between box art variants to find out which lucky region got the best artwork with their retro games. Ready for a change of pace this week? That's right, we're getting an attitude, sticking it to the man and throwing out the rule book that's governed the previous thirty-one brawls. Yes,...

Friday28th Feb 2020

Wednesday26th Feb 2020

Tuesday25th Feb 2020

Sunday23rd Feb 2020

  • Poll Box Art Brawl #31 - Ghosts 'n Goblins

    Malarkey about goblins, spooks, and demons

    Welcome one and all to Box Art Brawl, the ongoing series where we dig up old game box art, compare regional variants and vote for the best before flinging them back where they came from. Last week Quest 64 took on its counterparts across the globe in a bout which saw the European variant triumph over its...

Thursday20th Feb 2020

Wednesday19th Feb 2020

Tuesday18th Feb 2020

Monday17th Feb 2020

Sunday16th Feb 2020

  • Poll Box Art Brawl #30 - Quest 64 / Holy Magic Century

    Holy magic century, Batman!

    Bienvenido, benvenuta, أهلا بك, bienvenue, willkommen, 欢迎, bem-vinda, ようこそ, and welcome to Box Art Brawl, the series where you vote on the best box art from regional variants of the same game. Last week we watched ISS 64 as it engaged in a rare three-way football match. After a tense 90 minutes Europe...

Thursday13th Feb 2020

Wednesday12th Feb 2020

  • Mario Memories Playing Super Mario Bros. 3 In The Garden

    Darren recalls a stolen moment in his back garden with Mario

    Today is the 30th anniversary of the US release of Super Mario Bros. 3 for the NES! That's right, boomers - you're getting old. In honour of the occasion we're republishing this article originally posted as part of the 30th anniversary celebrations for the iconic Mario franchise as a...