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NES Punch-Out!! easter egg took 29 years to discover

NES Punch-Out!! easter egg took 29 years to discover The first NES version, Punch-Out!This easter egg is rather subtle until you notice it, and then it’s very obvious.

9 video game rewards that are totally not worth the trouble

There are two weapons in EarthBound that are incredibly difficult to find.Not 'oh, you have to beat this powerful boss' hard or 'gee, this puzzle sure was tricky' hard.

Sega Saturn copy protection cracked after 20 years

Sega Saturn copy protection cracked after 20 years Now, one hacker has found a way around a similar problem in Sega Saturn hardware — even though solving the issue required cracking the console’s DRM.The Sega Saturn was the follow-up to the Sega Genesis / Sega MegaDrive (outside North America) and competed head-to-head against the Sony PlayStation.

Since no one wants a Wii U, Nintendo offers classic NES as modern stocking stuffer

Since no one wants a Wii U, Nintendo offers classic NES as modern stocking stuffer The company has announced that it’s building an NES Classic console that can fit in the palm of your hand and comes preloaded with 30 classic titles.Here’s how Nintendo describes the hardware: The classic NES is back in a familiar-yet-new form as a mini replica of Nintendo’s original home console.

The Best Dreamcast games of all time

The Best Dreamcast games of all time In case you weren't paying attention in 1999, the situation for the Dreamcast wasn't ideal.And it was great, with the console playing host to some of Sega's most creative games of all time, not to mention stellar third-party exclusives.

The best NES games of all time

The best NES games of all time These days, playing one of the many timeless games made for the Nintendo Entertainment System feels like going back to the basics in the best way possible.Nintendo's 8-bit home console was the platform that ushered many of us into our lifelong love of video games, with its wildly diverse library full of first-party gems and third-party oddities.

The Best (And Worst) Console Redesigns

The Best (And Worst) Console Redesigns Amidst all the 16-bit hype landed a cleaned up redesign of the Big N’s original Nintendo Entertainment System.Well, with the exception of the strange decision to scrap the standard headphone jack, a staple of every mobile Nintendo system before and after.

The 7 most infuriating taunts in gaming history

The 7 most infuriating taunts in gaming history Some of the best moments in games are about immersion, pulling players into a fictional world where they can project themselves into the characters.That's why it's infuriating when that immersion ends abruptly when an obnoxious character speaks up to ruin the mood.

New details on Nintendo’s mini-NES point to gorgeous graphics, but very short cables

New details on Nintendo’s mini-NES point to gorgeous graphics, but very short cables Ever since Nintendo announced it would offer a pint-sized mini-NES with 30 classic games pre-loaded, there’s been a significant groundswell of interest from nostalgic gamers.New information and side-by-side playthroughs suggest that the micro-console offers better graphics than even Nintendo’s own Virtual Console on the Wii U.

9 healing items that would definitely kill you in real life

9 healing items that would definitely kill you in real life If you're a guest in someone else's home, don't go through all their drawers looking for money.If you see a turtle, don't stomp on it.

8 boss fights that are way different from the rest of their games

8 boss fights that are way different from the rest of their games It's not hard to inject something different into the mix--some mini-games here, a couple of side missions there, maybe a boss or two with their own gimmick to nab our attention again.Go crazy!