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  In Soviet Russia... 8/3/2022    
       
  Here's a fun little nugget:

From Hackaday, it's an... Eastern Bloc NES Clone

   
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  Living Large 8/2/2022    
       
  Not sure how I stumbled across this, but I did. It's a few years old but it's a gem:

24K Gold Nintendo NES that Costs $5,000

   
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  Steam Controllers 8/1/2022    
       
  Back, after a nice little vacation. Here's something readers of this site might be interested in:

Nintendo Switch Online NES, SNES, Sega, N64 Controllers Now Supported by Steam

   
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  Top Loader Ancestor 7/18/2022    
       
  From Nintendo Life:

Have You Seen This Cute, Unreleased Precursor To The Top Loader NES?

   
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  NES RPG List 7/17/2022    
       
  Not sure what the hell a sportskeeda is, but here's a top 10 list from sportskeeda:

10 best NES RPGs to try out in 2022

   
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  The Last One 7/16/2022    
       
  From Den of Geek:

What Was the Last NES Game Ever Released?

   
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  WWF Wrestlemania: Steel Cage Challenge 7/15/2022    
       
  WWF Wrestlemania: Steel Cage Challenge has been added to the Games database.    
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  Pirates! 7/14/2022    
       
  Pirates! has been added to the Games database.    
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  Top-10 7/13/2022    
       
  Been a while since we've done one of these, why not:

10 best NES games ever

   
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  Puzzle 7/12/2022    
       
  Puzzle has been added to the Games database.    
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  Castlevania III 7/11/2022    
       
  Every once in a while someone decides write something thoughtful about the NES, all these years later. It's always a welcome surprise to see something thorough rather than another crappy top-10 list. With that in mind:

This gentleman penned a surprisingly thorough and well-written article extolling the greatness of Castlevania III.

   
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  SF1 Mini 7/10/2022    
       
  This, from Hack A Day, is pretty fun:

The SF1 Mini Is A Homebrew Version Of An Obscure Nintendo Console

   
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  The Heist 7/7/2022    
       
  Some nightmare fuel with this story from Vanity Fair (no, that's not a typo):

Jason Brassard Spent His Lifetime Collecting the Rarest Video Games. Until the Heist.

   
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  Old Updates 7/6/2022    
       
  Some housekeeping today:

The first six months of 2022 updates have been archived off to the Misc page.

   
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  6502 Assembly Link 7/5/2022    
       
  Added a link to a Codeburst 6502 Assembly introduction on the Links page.    
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  Raspberry Pi Console 7/3/2022    
       
  This may be of interest around here:

How To Build Your Own Retro Gaming Console With A Raspberry Pi

   
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  Fightin' Words 7/1/2022    
       
  Fightin' words, if I've ever seen 'em.    
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  The Lost Levels 6/29/2022    
       
  Go Nintendo has this bit on the red-headed stepchild:

NES works looks back on Super Mario Bros. 2: The Lost Levels

   
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  Palamedes 6/28/2022    
       
  First one in a while, but...

Palamedes has been added to the site.

   
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  Regional Difficulty 6/27/2022    
       
  Freshly back from vacation, and here's kind of a fun one:

15 Difficult NES Games That Were Easier in Other Regions

   
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  Too Much 6/9/2022    
       
  Look man, I get it. I really do. I have a Nintendo website - I definitely understand the desire to find new and rad things to do with old gaming and computing equipment. That being said...

There is such a thing as too much.

   
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  Donkey Kong 6/8/2022    
       
  From the thank God that's finally settled department:

Fan Discovers an Antique Nintendo Activity Book That Confirms Donkey Kong's Birth Place

   
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  Housekeeping 6/7/2022    
       
  While trying to get back in the habit of updating this site regularly I was checking various parts of it.

As part of that effort I realized I still had the old site traffic statistics up. Pretty sure no one has ever clicked on them, so I went ahead and removed them from the Misc section.

   
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  3D Zelda 6/6/2022    
       
  Well this is pretty rad:

3D Zelda 30 Year Tribute

   
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  Blaster Master 6/5/2022    
       
  This guy presents a pretty good case on Blaster Master:

You need to play the most innovative sci-fi platformer on Switch ASAP

   
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  NES Open Tournament Golf 6/4/2022    
       
  This one from Inverse is fun:

35 years ago, the first Mario sports game changed Nintendo forever

   
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  A Quick History 6/3/2022    
       
  This won't be news to any regular visitors of this site:

The History of the Nintendo Entertainment System

   
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  Best Sports Games 6/2/2022    
       
  Haven't done one of these in a while:

The 10 Best NES Sports Games, According To Ranker

   
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  Power Glove Mod 6/1/2022    
       
  This is pretty rad:

Modder Leverages Retro Nintendo Power Glove in Tandem with Nintendo Switch

   
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  NES Twitter 5/31/2022    
       
  I can't decide if this is the best idea ever, or the worst:

You Can Now Use A NES To Display Your Hot Take Tweets

   
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  Re-release 5/30/2022    
       
  From the awesomely-named Giant Freakin Robot:

The Absolute Best NES Game Is Getting A Re-Release

   
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  Montezuma's Revenge NES Port 5/18/2022    
       
  Welp, here we go:

80s' Classic Montezuma's Revenge Getting New NES Port

   
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  The Man Behind New NES Games 5/17/2022    
       
  A fun one from Nintendo Life:

The Man Making Brand New NES Games In 2021

   
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  Back at it 5/15/2022    
       
  After sort of unexpectedly taking April (and I guess half of May) off, I'm back.

Here's a fun one: 20 Best Years in Video Game History, Ranked

   
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  Makai Island 3/28/2022    
       
  Makai Island (Higemaru Makaijima: Nanatsu no Shima Daibouken) has been added to the Games database.    
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  The Cowabunga Collection 3/21/2022    
       
  From Nintendo Life:

Earlier this month, Konami and Digital Eclipse surprised TMNT fans with the announcement of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection

   
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  NES Coasters 3/20/2022    
       
  These NES Cartridge Coasters are pretty rad.    
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  More NES Lego Sets 3/15/2022    
       
  From Tom's Hardware

Smallest NES Contender Built Using Orange Pi Zero2

   
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  Bad Lists 3/14/2022    
       
  These bad lists pop up pretty frequently. Why not share another one:

10 Best NES Games You Can Beat In One Sitting

   
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  SynthNES 3/13/2022    
       
  From MixMag:

A brand new app is promising to transform your old Nintendo Entertainment System into a fully functioning synthesiser.

The free application from developers Avicr, titled SynthNes, allows the user to convert the old game console or replica versions into a MIDI-capable synth, allowing five audio channels to be controlled and manipulated.

   
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  More NES Lego Sets 2/20/2022    
       
  From Nintedo Life:

More NES Lego sets are on the way.

   
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  SMB3 Legos 2/3/2022    
       
  This is pretty rad:

NES Zelda Map Recreated By One Person Using 25,000 Lego Bricks

   
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM    
       

  Mappy-Land 1/28/2022    
       
 

Mappy-Land has been added to the Games Database.

   
       
  Posted by: Andy 10:00 PM