Check out my list of 15 games on the NES that I'm either determined to finish or play for the first time in 2022.
The fine folks at London 1888 have a sweet line of horror merch on their e-shop, so I dipped into the ol' wallet and picked up a couple of things that catered to my NES Friday the 13th obsession. I've used the graphic on this t-shirt for a while as a Twitter avatar and was … Continue reading It’s the First Day of Fall and I’m Already Celebrating Halloween.
It's no secret that Friday the 13th: The Game had a rocky launch, mostly due to server issues. The folks at Illfonic and Gun Media would like to apologize to fans of the multiplayer/co-op hybrid in the absolute best way possible -- by adding the NES version of Jason Voorhees as a playable skin. If … Continue reading Friday the 13th: The Game Gets a Free NES Jason Voorhees Skin! YES!
Pokemon Go breaking mobile records isn't the only newsworthy Nintendo tidbit today, as The Big N confirms the launch of the Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition for November 11th. This smaller scale NES console will run you $59.99, plugs directly in to your HDTV via HDMI, and comes pre-installed with 30 NES classics. That's not … Continue reading Nintendo Focusing on NEStalgia This November
My girlfriend had a good amount of success selling her Megaman E-tank can koozies through her Etsy account and has started making 8-bit and 16-bit Perler bead sprites. You can choose whichever sprite you want from the 8 or 16-bit era for $8 (see the Megaman and Frog pic below for the size). Double-sized sprites … Continue reading Interested in some 8 or 16-bit sprites? Let me know!
If you take a look at the list of Nintendo release titles that date back to the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1985/86, you’ll notice that aside from the NES itself there hasn’t been a solid release line-up.. well.. ever. It’s a tough thing to judge a console’s success by its launch, but I understand the … Continue reading Will the Wii U eventually pick up steam or have you already given up on Nintendo?
I waited so long to finally make use of the Wii's virtual console, and I've had a Wii since the year it released. I know, I know, shame on me. Picked up Metroid & The Legend of Zelda for the NES, A Link to the Past and Super Metroid for the SNES, and Ocarina of … Continue reading First time using the Wii’s virtual console opened the floodgates.
Zelda. I fucking love it. I still remember begging my parents to get me the original Legend of Zelda on the NES for Easter. Seriously, what little brat asks for a video game on Easter? This guy! We all know that the Zelda theme is timeless and since its inception, the franchise has put forth … Continue reading The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses 2013 Tour Dates
You. Yes, you. Go buy a Super Mario Bros can koozie from Heaven is a Bear on Etsy! It's awesome! They're all hand-made and made to order, plus shipping is only $3 and we have some mother-truckin' bills to pay!