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Can Switch be as Successful as Wii? – Nintendo Prime Podcast Ep. 15 (Part 1)

author image by Nathanial Rumphol-Janc | Featured Nintendo Switch Podcast Retro | 0 Comments | 06 Feb 2017

Sliding in at the last possible moment, the first part of our 15th episode of the Nintendo Prime Podcast has arrived. This week we’re flipping the script, launching the entirety of the audio version on Mondays instead of at the…

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New Metroid Fan-Game Prequel is Extremely Impressive

author image by Nathanial Rumphol-Janc | 3DS Fan Creations Nintendo Switch Retro Wii U | 0 Comments | 05 Feb 2017

Did Nintendo shutting down AM2R (Another Metroid 2 Remake) deter fans from releasing another fan game for Metroid? Of course not, as an unofficial Metroid pre-quel, Rogue Dawn, has now released. Rogue Dawn is a ROM hack of the original…

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NES Classic Edition Has Sold Over 1.5 Million Units World Wide as Production Increases

author image by Nathanial Rumphol-Janc | Retro | 0 Comments | 31 Jan 2017

The NES Classic Edition has been a fairly hot commodity since it released back in November, as it’s nearly impossible to find them on store shelves. If they do appear, chances are they are gone that exact same day. Online…

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Report: New Super Mario Bros. is Heading to Nvidia Shield in China

author image by Nathanial Rumphol-Janc | Retro | 2 Comments | 28 Jan 2017

Hold the phone, Nintendo is releasing one of their most successful games in over the last couple decades on a device that is not only not a Nintendo based console, but is also not a mobile phone (smart device) platform…

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Everyone at Nintendo, Including Iwata, Hated the Idea of Changing GameBoy’s New Design into Two Screens (Nintendo DS)

author image by Nathanial Rumphol-Janc | Retro | 1 Comment | 01 Jan 2017

Everyone that is, except for then CEO and President¬†Yamauchi. While the release of the system ultimately came at the very beginning of the late Satoru Iwata’s reign as CEO and President, the actual concept of changing the GameBoy into a…

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Why Super Metroid is a Game Deserving of Love

author image by Nathanial Rumphol-Janc | Featured Retro | 0 Comments | 30 Dec 2016

Super Metroid is one of the all time greats. A true classic that helped solidify a genre that the series’ name is part of (Metroidvania). But what exactly about this game is great? Is it simply nostalgia? We stand firm…

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NES Classic Edition November Sales Tally Show Japan Got More Units Than the United States

author image by Nathanial Rumphol-Janc | Retro | 0 Comments | 16 Dec 2016

Have you had a hard time getting your hands on a NES Classic Edition in North America? While Reggie Fils-Aime is sticking by the company of line of demand being greater than they anticipated, what seems extremely odd is that…

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Reggie Fils-Aime States Nintendo Didn’t Expect Such High Demand for the NES Classic Edition

author image by Nathanial Rumphol-Janc | Retro | 0 Comments | 13 Dec 2016

The NES Classic Edition is Nintendo’s hot ticket item this holiday, but it’s been nearly impossible to find online or at retail outlets. It’s been sold out since before it launched and every time a new shipment arrives, it’s practically…

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Pokemon Devs Talk About Red/Blue Localization Hardships, Limits on New Pokemon Added Each Generation

author image by Nathanial Rumphol-Janc | 3DS Retro | 0 Comments | 11 Dec 2016

RetroGamer last month published a massive feature on the Pokemon series, including looking back at the very beginning of the series. The feature had many comments included from various people linked to the series, including¬†Junichi Masuda and Ken Sugimori from…

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Eurogamer Says Mario Sunshine, Melee, and Luigi’s Mansion Among GCN Virtual Console Games on Switch

author image by Nathanial Rumphol-Janc | Nintendo Switch Retro Rumor | 3 Comments | 07 Dec 2016

GameCube games on the Nintendo Switch? Yes please. According to Eurogamer, the Nintendo Switch’s Virtual Console will support GameCube games, with Super Mario Sunshine, Super Smash Bros. Melee, and Luigi’s Mansion among the first batch of titles that will release….

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