Gaming Nintendo Retro

SNES 25th Anniversary post!

This week, The SNES turned 25. Hard to believe, I know. The console won over the hearts of many, but it’s history is possibly the most interesting thing about the console. Let’s dive into the legacy and the not so typically known facts about the SNES! A little known fact about Nintendo: After nearly singlehandedly reviving the American video game market, becoming a smash hit in Japan and good sales in Europe, Nintendo was comfortable with their NES Console. It wasn’t until  Sega, Nintendo’s competitor, released their 16bit Genesis/Mega Drive did Nintendo realize that the  NES wasn’t  going to survive in the market much longer. Nintendo decided to up their game, and released their own 16 bit console nearly 2 years […]

Gaming Retro

Legend of Zelda Launched 29 Years Ago In the USA

The Legend of Zelda (Japanese: ゼルダの伝説 Hepburn: Zeruda no Densetsu), subtitled The Hyrule Fantasy in its original Japanese release, is an action-adventure video game developed and published by Nintendo and designed by Shigeru Miyamoto and Takashi Tezuka. Set in the fantasy land of Hyrule, the plot centers on a boy named Link, the playable protagonist, […]

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DOA Xtreme 3 Avoids America

The developers of Dead or Alive, Team Ninja, are very sensitive about the objectification of women in entertainment. Team Ninja stands firm on their decision to not release DOAX3 in the west over the fear of backlash of objectifying women. Their character designs are here to stay. If you’ve never played a Dead or Alive […]