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Mega Man Legacy Collection Review – Back to Basics

Mega Man Legacy Collection brings the first six Mega Man games to Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC, and Nintendo 3DS (to be released later this year). Digital Eclipse has done an exceptional job with porting these classic NES games to current-gen consoles. Not a pixel is out of place, and the original audio has been recreated with painstaking accuracy. The developer obviously ...

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Castlevania: A 30 year game that surprisingly holds up


Games released before 1987 don’t seem to stand up very well to the test of time: the original The Legend of Zelda is an archaic experience that is unplayable without a guide; the original Super Mario Bros now doesn’t control as well as it did decades before; and the original Metroid is a chore to play through thanks to many ...

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Rare Replay Review – Victory Lap

When Rare Replay was announced at E3, it immediately became one of the most highly anticipated releases of the year – and for good reason: Rare is one of the most iconic developers in the world of video games. In 1982, Tim and Chris Stamper established Ultimate Play the Game, a small development group that would be reborn as Rare in 1985. ...

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New Nintendo 3DS Ambassador Edition

New Nintendo 3DS Ambassador edition harkens back to the ambassador program for the original Nintendo 3DS

The New Nintendo 3DS Ambassador program is being implemented in Europe for select Club Nintendo members. Some European Club Nintendo users will be receiving an email in the coming days that allows them to purchase a European New Nintendo 3DS prior to its official launch in the EU. They also get a special Ambassador’s Edition for their early purchase. The entire ...

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New Nintendo Console in Development

The New Nintendo Console will most likely launch with a new Mario title

A new Nintendo console is in early stages of development according to Shigeru Miyamoto. Talking about the future of Mario as a video game franchise Miyamoto said, “From early on, I wanted Mario to be that character in the digital world, so that with each digital evolution, he was there to usher in the next era. I think that maybe ...

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Nintendo will release three special designs for 3DS XL

Nintendo and GameStop have teamed up to release three special editions of the 3DS XL in the United States. The Japanese company announced the new models at the GameStop Expo in California. One of these models is the red and blue Super Smash Bros edition, which is going to be released on September 19. Another edition is based on the ...

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