• Happy birthday, N64! Now where’s my virtual console games?

    Published at Wii U - 6 readers

    Today marks the 18th anniversary of the Nintendo 64 consoles’ release in North America. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. While the Nintendo 64 had tons of great games, it was the first generation in which Nintendo was beginning to be eclipsed by the PlayStation. The move to disc-based media meant the PlayStation could do more graphically than the N64 and f ...

  • Joustian Pact: Laza Knitez

    Published at Rock, Paper, Shotgun - 5 readers

    By Adam Smith on October 22nd, 2014 at 8:00 am. Like Towerfall before it, Laza Knitez is a local multiplayer game that has made its way to the PC and Mac from the Ouya. It actually looks quite similar to Towerfall, supporting up to four players who battle across a single screen, snagging powerups, and attacking with projectiles and melee strikes. It’s top-down Joust. With shotguns.

  • Best Buy Offering 3DS Versions of The Legend of Zelda Games on Sale This Week

    Nintendo Enthusiast - - 4 readers - Retailer Best Buy has been having some decent Nintendo related sales the past few weeks, and this week is no exception. Fans of The Legend of Zelda series who haven’t picked up the versions available on 3DS yet will be pleased to see that Best Buy is offering both titles at a reduced price. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D and The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds fo ...

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  • Joustian Pact: Laza Knitez

    … strikes. It’s top-down Joust. With shotguns. Have a gander. There’s support for PlayStation and Xbox pads, but no mention of N64 controllers so you’ll have to put the beast back in its bed for another long hibernation. It’s time will come again. If you’re wondering how you’re going to have any fun with a game that requires a small squad of chums…

    5 readers - Adam Smith - Rock, Paper, Shotgun -
  • Halloween Special: Ghosts In Video Games [Video]

    … something definitely haunting about this character. The Legend of Zelda games are known for their boss battles because they are often particularly difficult. Phantom Ganon didn’t disappoint. Appearing first in the N64 classic, Ocarina of Time, he was one of the more disturbing and difficult bosses throughout the entire game. Slender: The Arrival…

    3 readers - Ian Garstang - Debug Design - Halloween -
  • PN Featured Artist: David Kopet

    … franchises as well. I’m also a huge fan of shows like Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead and Breaking Bad. Kart KD: What is your favorite Nintendo game or series, why? DK: I played countless hours of NES, SNES and N64 as a kid, so there is a lot to choose from. But I’d have to say that my favorite Nintendo game of all time is Super Metroid…

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  • Why the Death of Nintendo Would Do Gaming Zero Favors

    … from the 16-bit console generation all the way up to now. One thing that remains the same is that Nintendo still puts out amazing quality hardware and software. A big difference is that Nintendo still has the lackluster third party support that dogged them since the N64 days. True, the Wii U and the last few consoles Nintendo made had third party…

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  • Talking Video Games, Playstation Vs Xbox, And More With The Band Darklight

    … guys! Okay …. First question right off the bat …. XBOX or Playstation? Little Ben: Playstation …. I still have my PS2 FreakShow: I say Playstation bur honestly I will get whatever system that has the games I want on it … I prefer PC though …. I still have my SuperNintendo, Sega Saturn, Sega Dreamcast, Turbo Graffix 16, and my N64. Xavier Prime…

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  • PS2 chosen as the greatest console of all time by Amazon shoppers

    … not but I’m going to tell you anyway, it’s SNES, PSOne, NES, Xbox 360, N64 for me- in that order from first to last. The voting took place from August 18th through October 5th (I had no idea it was even going on) and the bracketing represents the last stages of the contest, when most other consoles that had received votes (like the GameBoy) had been eliminated. For more on the vote, click here to check out a few interesting little tidbits on MCV. VN:F [1.9.22_1171] VN:F [1.9.22_1171] …

    1 readers - Brutal Gamer -
  • The Secret Behind Dodging Destiny's Goblins: Sitting

    …Goblins getting you down? Tired of dying over and over again? Just sit down and take a load off! Don't worry, they won't hurt you! It's time for another Highlight Reel, and today we're showing off a beautiful triple kill …Read moreRead on Watch the video above, then link any of your favorite highlights in the comments, and be sure to check out…

    1 readers - Steve Marinconz - Kotaku -
  • Pokemon director would like 'a cool new version of Pokemon Snap'

    … that the upcoming 3DS Pokemon remakes, Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, will provide 'a lot of surprises' even for those that have completed the GBA originals. The Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire release date is November 21 in North America and Japan, and November 28 in Europe. Related Features We go hands-on with the game and chat with Pokemon guru Junichi Masuda…

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  • Some of us are controller throwers around here

    … in last place. At one point this all happened almost simultaneously and I threw the controller into the air. The problem was N64 controllers were wired, so it bungied back into the console, hit the cartridge, and froze the game. We all went out for beers and never played Mario Party again. I don't intentionally break controllers, but my Atari 5200…

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  • Guy Beats Mario 64, Ocarina of Time, And Goldeneye In Under An Hour

    …Goldeneye 007, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time and Super Mario 64 — all staples of the N64 that many of us have spent countless hours playing. Now let's watch this dude blaze through all three at once like it ain't no thing. Watch as Karl Jobst speedruns through 3 classic games, expertly using the downtime in each run to make progress…

    2 readers - Chris Person - Kotaku -
  • DidYouKnowGaming – GameCube Feat. SpaceHamster

    … Pure Nintendo Harvest Moon Contest (CLOSED) 4514 Views Nexis Games Shares First UCraft Gameplay Footage 1024 Views PN Featured Artist: Janice Scott 809 Views 3DS System Update 9.0.0-20U Now Available 788 Views…

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