On October 18, 1985 Nintendo of America took a huge gamble, releasing a console into a North American market that seemed to have washed its hands of video games completely. Thirty years later those hands are filthier than ever.
Wait, external hard drive? Yes, external hard drive.
Nearly pristine. Frozen in time. That's what the claims are for a rare 1985 edition of the Nintendo Entertainment System being sold on eBay. Wrapped in plastic in a handled cardboard box, the NES up for grabs is apparently in the same state that retailers received it more than 20 years ago.
Last night, after a little issue with Viddler, we aired the premiere episode of Retro Game Master.
Today's shooting gallery games take advantage of high-tech infrared sensors and cameras. Back in the days of the original Nintendo Entertainment System, things were much simpler.
The Sunday celebration in New York City for Super Mario Bros.' 25th anniversary included cake, Super Mario cake.
Andrew Gardikis once beat Super Mario Bros. in five minutes. Shigeru Miyamoto created Super Mario Bros. a quarter century ago. The two men were at the Nintendo World Store today, where Andrew tried to repeat his feat. Miyamoto watched. Pressure!
I had as joyful a youth as anyone could have. My childhood included a Nintendo Entertainment System. But, man, imagine if my childhood included this Nintendo Super chair.