When Every Nintendo Game Looked The Same (And Was Better For It)

Outside of budget lines, video game box and disc art these days is a unique and varied art. No two games' presentation looks the same. But for a short time, right back at the beginning of their days in the home console market, Nintendo bucked this trend. And it's a shame they never stuck with it. » 3/04/14 11:30pm 3/04/14 11:30pm

A History Of Video Game Consoles, In Commercials

It's terrifying how long video games have actually existed. Utterly terrifying. Even more terrifying (and hilarious) are the commercials used to sell video games. Just for fun I decided to trail back through history to unearth almost a commercial for almost every single home console ever released. From the Magnavox… » 2/24/14 9:30pm 2/24/14 9:30pm

The Specs Of A Nintendo Console That Never Was

A quick recap for those who may not know: the Sony PlayStation only came about because a deal between Sony and Nintendo to produce a CD-based console fell through. Nintendo then went ahead with plans to make their own CD drive, and stick it on the SNES. That ill-fated attachment never appeared on the market, but… » 2/13/14 10:00pm 2/13/14 10:00pm