It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! So What are You Playing?

Friday! Video games! Let's talk! I've been feeling under the weather for most of the week, so I haven't done much in the way of gaming. I did put a few hours into Super Metroid and I'm on my way to the wrecked ship to tackle Phantoon, but that was over the course of one … Continue reading It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! So What are You Playing?

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The 8bitdo Retro Receiver Solves the SNES Classic’s Biggest Problem for $13

I finally managed to get my hands on the elusive SNES Classic, so of course, the first thing I did was hack it. My mini SNES is currently stuffed with 127 different games, ranging from the Sega Master System and Sega Genesis to the various members of the Game Boy family, NES, and SNES. It's … Continue reading The 8bitdo Retro Receiver Solves the SNES Classic’s Biggest Problem for $13

Interested in some 8 or 16-bit sprites? Let me know!

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!

Will the Wii U eventually pick up steam or have you already given up on Nintendo?

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?

First time using the Wii’s virtual console opened the floodgates.

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.

The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses 2013 Tour Dates

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