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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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Chrono Trigger Launched 21 Years Ago in the United States Today

Chrono Trigger (Japanese: クロノ・トリガー Hepburn: Kurono Torigā) is a role-playing video game developed and published by Square (now Square Enix) for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System in 1995. Chrono Trigger‘s development team included three designers that Square dubbed the “Dream Team”: Hironobu Sakaguchi, the creator of Square’s Final Fantasy series; Yuji Horii, a freelance designer […]

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Top 20 SNES Games – Its So Hard To Pick Your Favorites

With the Super Nintendo’s 25th anniversary coming up, we figure it would be the perfect time to do a top 20 SNES games list. Please remember that top 20 lists are editors choice. Its rare when everyone can agree on which was the best. Especially when it comes to the SNES. #20. Fzero – Image […]

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Chrono Cross Released 16 Years Ago In The United States

Chrono Cross – is a role-playing video game developed and published by Square (now Square Enix) for the PlayStation video game console. It is the successor to Chrono Trigger, which was released in 1995 for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. Chrono Cross was developed primarily by scenarist and director Masato Kato and other designers from […]

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Rookery’s Retro Review: Fast Food (Atari 2600)

Overall Score: 5 (of 5), eat everything thrown at you! (except eggplant) Story:  As a disembodied mouth floating through the darkness, you have but one mission: eat delicious food flying fast for points.  Pizza, burgers, soda, icecream, take a tip from Wierd Al and just eat it.  Finish the level to be given the honorary […]

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Paper Mario Was Release 16 Years Ago Today

Paper Mario, known in Japanese as Mario Story (マリオストーリー Mario Sutōrī) and originally known as Super Mario RPG 2, is a role-playing video game developed by Intelligent Systems and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo 64 game console. It was first released in Japan on August 11, 2000, in North America on February 5, 2001, […]

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Soulcalibur Hit The Dreamcast 17 Years Ago today

Soulcalibur (ソウルキャリバー Sōrukyaribā) is a weapon-based 3D fighting game developed by Project Soul and produced by Namco. It is the second game in the Soul series, preceded by Soul Edge (1996). Originally released in arcades in 1998, it ran on the Namco System 12 hardware. In 1999 it was ported to the Dreamcast with improved […]

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Comic Zone For Sega Genesis Is Brutally Difficult

Comix Zone is a 1995 arcade-style beat ’em up video game, originally released as a Sega Genesis exclusive. An unusual feature of the game is that it is set within the panels of a comic book with dialogue rendered within talk bubbles and sprites and backgrounds possessing the bright colours and dynamic drawing style favoured […]

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Golden Sun Launched 15 Years ago Today

Golden Sun (黄金の太陽 開かれし封印 Ōgon no Taiyō: Hirakareshi Fūin, “Golden Sun: The Opened Seal”) is the first installment in a series of fantasy role-playing video games developed by Camelot Software Planning and published by Nintendo. It was released in August 2001 for Nintendo’s Game Boy Advance and was followed by a sequel, Golden Sun: The […]

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Game Boy Was Released 27 Years Ago In America

Game Boy 27th Anniversary Tribute Post The Game Boy (Japanese: ゲームボーイ Hepburn: Gēmu Bōi) is an 8-bit handheld video game device developed and manufactured by Nintendo. It was released in Japan on April 21, 1989, in North America on July 31, 1989, and in Europe on September 28, 1990. It is the first handheld console in the Game Boy line, and […]