9/4/19
7:45 PM
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A cool bit of news from the Japanese Nintendo Direct: In 2020, Nintendo will release Switch remakes of its Famicom Detective Club adventure games, originally released on the Famicom Disk System in the late 1980s. No English version planned yet, but who knows what’ll happen.

9/19/18
12:10 PM
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You can download the Famicom versions of Switch Online’s NES games from the Japanese eShop using a fake Japanese Nintendo Account. There aren’t many differences in most cases but it’s still pretty neat. Plus the Famicom box art is way cooler, and in the future Japan might get different games.

6/29/18
6:30 AM
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As revealed earlier this year, the Famicom Mini is going back into production. And now we know when it’s hitting store shelves. This week! Sales resumed of the little Famicom resumed yesterday in Japan.

7/10/17
12:43 PM
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It’s the 30th anniversary of Doki Doki Panic, the Famicom Disk System game that would get reskinned and released as Super Mario Bros. 2 in the U.S. But what exactly was Doki Doki Panic, anyway? That question is answered in this brilliant historical video from YouTuber “Gajillionaire.”

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