Posts tagged NES
Jarrod launched a brand new series of articles, looking back at some of the most memorable games from his gaming past. With next week's Wii U Virtual Console release of Super Mario Bros. 2, he looks back on the game that radically changed the direction of the Super Mario series.
Steven and Jarrod talk about going back and replaying one of the toughest, most influential action games of all time. How does it hold up after more than two decades? Come on inside to find out, from two different perspectives.
I think that most of us are probably able to name a few landmark games that have made a tremendous impact on our gaming habits, genre preferences, or even inspired us in other ways. I have a few of my own. Just take a look at my past Reflection articles and you’ll get an idea of how important the [...]
Does Mario belong in a gallery?
Operation Rainfall has proven unsuccessful thus far in bringing games to North America, but history has shown it's far from the first time North American gamers have been left out. This Retro Journal entry looks at the unexplored origins of survival horror: Sweet Home!
The first Nintendo Entertainment System was sold in FAO Schwartz in Manhattan way back on October 18th, 1985. It was a test market sale. Nintendo would later do something similar in Los Angeles before a nationwide roll-out in late 1986. The first NES ever sold was actually sold to a Japanese [...]