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13 video game secrets that were almost never found

13 video game secrets that were almost never found Melee released in 2001 as a launch title for the Nintendo GameCube, and it wasn't until 2008 that someone discovered a mind-blowing secret - there was a way to actually play as Smash Bros.If you've done it right, you'll have pulled off what's known as the Name Entry glitch.

These 22 hidden game techniques will totally change the way you play

These 22 hidden game techniques will totally change the way you play It's ok, you can admit it - we've been there too.Now thanks to the rise of the impossibly skilled and precise speedrunning community, we can see that we've pretty much been doing that with every video game ever.

10 Best Nintendo Launch Games Ever

10 Best Nintendo Launch Games Ever On March 3rd, Nintendo will be releasing its next video game console: the Nintendo Switch.The Nintendo Switch is an innovative idea, but gaming hardware doesn’t mean much without quality software to back it up.

NES Classic Was Third Best-Selling Console in January

NES Classic Was Third Best-Selling Console in January This interest in the console even seems to have lasted beyond the busy holiday shopping season too.According to industry tracker NPD (via GamesBeat), the NES Classic Mini was the third best-selling console in January 2017.

7 games where the bad guys actually win

7 games where the bad guys actually win The good guys don’t always win.Although video games often represent an idealised version of life, where good triumphs over evil and everyone ends up happy, there are several notable examples where the bad guys definitely ‘win’.

One Player's Three-Year Quest To Beat Every NES Game Is About To End

One Player's Three-Year Quest To Beat Every NES Game Is About To End It took Piotr Kusielczuk 91 hours to beat Miracle Piano Teaching System, an NES game created to teach kids how to play the piano.(To pull it off, he had to teach himself how to play piano.

Video game 'bad guys' who aren't really bad at all

Video game 'bad guys' who aren't really bad at all He grew up knowing nothing except for living a life of crime, but hes ambitious so steps in to take over an already crumbling state.Infact its your fault for kicking off a civil war in the first place.

After Three Years Speedrunner Finally Beats All 714 NES Games

After Three Years Speedrunner Finally Beats All 714 NES Games Piotr Delgado “The Mexican Runner” Kusielczuk has been trying to beat every NES game ever since 2014, and earlier today he finally succeeded.His list of 714 NES games included everything that was ever released in North America for the system as well as 35 PAL-exclusive games, including ones without obvious win conditions.

New Non-Profit Has Plans To Save Gaming's Past

New Non-Profit Has Plans To Save Gaming's Past The Video Game History Foundation officially launched today.A non-profit dedicated to the preservation of video games and video game materials, the foundation is already working on special projects to help keep gaming history alive.

John Cena Reveals His Favorite Video Games

John Cena Reveals His Favorite Video Games WWE superstar John Cena may be busy with WrestleMania right around the corner, but that hasn’t stopped him from promoting the Nintendo Switch.As it turns out, Cena was a big fan of video games growing up, and is especially fond of the NES classics.

Speedrunners To See Who Can Beat Samurai Pizza Cats And Other NES Games The Fastest

Speedrunners  To See Who Can Beat Samurai Pizza Cats And Other NES Games The Fastest Speedrunner Coolkid, aka DaBiGBoOi, won this weekend’s sixth ever Best of NES Big 20 Race, a competition in which players see who can finish a bunch of old NES games the fastest.His time?

The 10 weirdest launch games of all time

The 10 weirdest launch games of all time Often times these are the only titles you get to play while anxiously (or bitterly) awaiting other games to come out during the months-long launch window.Some launches are more fruitful than others.

How To Use Joy-Cons To Play NES Classic

How To Use Joy-Cons To Play NES Classic Now, there is even a way to get these controllers working with the much-wanted NES Classic console.However, the use of these Switch controllers with the retro device isn’t the same kind of cost-free setup.

8Bitdo Retro Receiver lets players use Switch controllers with NES Classic Edition

8Bitdo Retro Receiver lets players use Switch controllers with NES Classic Edition Peripheral manufacturer 8Bitdo has released a new update for its Retro Receiver add-on for the NES Classic, according to a report from Gamespot.The latest update adds support for the Switch’s Joy-Con as well as its Pro Controller.

10 weirdly similar games that released at the same time

10 weirdly similar games that released at the same time Sadly, precious few of these titles actually exist - something to do with the inherent difficulty of coding up 'two' titles at once.Then there's Infamous and Prototype, two games that dared to make good on the promise of that premise.

Games developed entirely by one person

Games developed entirely by one person Video games are one of the most complex forms of entertainment to create.For one person to handle all of those tasks on their own is a minor miracle.

The 10 best open-world games of all time

The 10 best open-world games of all time There is nothing like opening the doors to Hyrule as you leave the Shrine of Resurrection for the first time in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.Regardless of where you intend to go in this expansive open world, you'll always end up somewhere entirely different.

The 20 best horror games of all time

The 20 best horror games of all time We actually strive to find the scariest horror games of all time and wire them straight into our eyes.Well now isn't really the time to go into the paradox of horror but at least we can recognise its existence.

Best Buy Will Have Nintendo Switch and NES Classic Edition Today

Best Buy Will Have Nintendo Switch and NES Classic Edition Today Since launch, both the Nintendo Switch and NES Classic Edition have been flying off shelves, making it difficult for many people to simply walk into a store or hop online to purchase one of the consoles.However, those on the prowl for a Nintendo Switch or NES Classic Edition are in luck today, as Best Buy will have both consoles in stock on its website at 10am Pacific/1pm Eastern time while supplies last.