Tag: nintendo

Oct 14 2017

2 Weeks With The SNES Classic Edition

As the title suggest, I’ve had the SNES Classic Edition for about 2 weeks. That’s been enough time, along with my work schedule and Xadara stuff, to manage to complete everything on Super Mario World and to play all the way through Earthbound. Sure, I’ve touched on a few things – unlocked Star Fox 2 …

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Sep 29 2017

I Got A SNES Classic Edition Console

Thanks to some connections (and the fact that I actually wanted one at launch) I was able to get one of the highly sought after SNES Classic Edition consoles – a small stand alone plug-and-play style console which contains 21 built in games from the 16-bit Super Nintendo, a top tier gaming console back in …

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Sep 21 2017

Update: The SNES Classic Will Be Sold In Quebec After All

News coming in from up north, apparently the SNES Classic Edition will be sold in Quebec after all. Toys R Us Canada and EB Games Canada twitter accounts made mention of this a few days ago, which is good news for everyone in Quebec who wanted to get the console locally. The bad news? Doesn’t …

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Sep 18 2017

Angry Video Game Nerd Episode 23: Ghostbusters: Conclusion – Episode Review

Finally, we reach the end of the Angry Video Game Nerd’s reviews of the various early Ghostbusters games! It only took 3 episodes but clearly this is something James was passionate about. Maybe as a kid he had several of these games and once he got older he discovered that nearly every single Ghostbusters game …

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Sep 12 2017

Nintendo On SNES Classic Availability, And The Return Of The NES Classic In 2018

Okay, we’ve got a double shot of Nintendo news today. Starting off with the news of Nintendo urging those who want the SNES Classic console, due to release later this month, to not pay above the retail price for one – this going hand in hand with Nintendo saying that they will produce more SNES …

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Sep 04 2017

SNES Classic Pre-Orders Are Being Mysteriously Cancelled

In another peculiar bit of SNES Classic Edition news, apparently pre-orders are getting cancelled again. This time, however, these are legitimate pre-orders and not the obviously premature ones that Walmart had opened up a few months ago. Originally I was made aware of the fact that pre-orders from Hawaii were getting cancelled at oddly high …

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Aug 23 2017

The SNES Classic Edition To Not Be Sold In Quebec?

I was informed by a friend yesterday of something a little odd: The SNES Classic Edition is, currently, illegal to sell in Quebec, Canada. People who have placed pre-orders with addresses in Quebec began receiving notices that their orders would not be shipped to QC addresses, and would be canceled as a result, alongside Canadian …

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Aug 17 2017

Game Player’s Gametape Vol. 1 No. 5

It’s been quite a while since I shared one of these, so now is as good a time as any, right? Right. Here with tape 5 of the Game Players Game Tapes we get details on a small selection of Konami games: The Adventures of Bayou Billy, Blades of Steel, Castlevania, and Track & Field …

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Jul 27 2017

Walmart Cancels SNES Classic Edition Pre-orders

Last week, people were all hyped up over the fact that, apparently, Walmart had the SNES Classic Edition available for preorder – yeah, hop on the site, pay for it, and ya got it, right? Right? Nope! Yesterday, and continuing today, they have canceled seemingly every single pre-order for the console. People are acting surprised …

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Jul 12 2017

Whatever Happened To Pokemon Go?

Last year Pokemon Go was the thing; everyone everywhere was playing it (or at least those who had decent phones were). You couldn’t escape it! Now, you see only the die-hards even bothering to fire up the game. Granted, only a few months ago I finally got a chance to play it, but that was …

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