A look at the Mini NES side-by-side with the original

The San Diego Comic-Con is on this weekend, Nintendo is in attendance and they have the Mini NES on display and it’s absolutely adorable!

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Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition Coming This November, Ships With 30 Games

In recent years we’ve seen a proliferation of “clone” systems which replicate the performance of vintage hardware.

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Happy 30th Birthday, Nintendo Entertainment System

On October 18, 1985 Nintendo of America took a huge gamble, releasing a console into a North American market that seemed to have washed its hands of video games completely. Thirty years later those hands are filthier than ever.

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Ultimate NES Remix for 3DS announced, set for 2014 release

Ultimate NES Remix for the Nintendo 3DS was announced earlier this evening, bringing us the mashed up action that we first got to experience on the Wii U. Featuring challenging remixes from 16 classic NES games it will also have online leaderboards and a championship mode.

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Art: Controller Evolution Photo Series Hammers Home The Nintendo Factor – Nintendo Life

A visual record of how Nintendo has pushed the industry forward Nintendo has been responsible for some major innovations when it comes to controllers — the NES D-pad, the N64 analogue stick, the Wii Remote — and Spanish artist Javier Laspiur has put together a photographic whistle-stop tour of t

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The NES Story Began On This Day 31 Years Ago – Retro News @ Nintendo Life

We are Family (Computer) 31 years ago today, Nintendo Co., Ltd. released the Famicom console in Japan, an event which would herald the beginning of the firm’s wildly successful relationship with home video games.

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Interview: The Wizard Director Todd Holland On Everyone’s Favourite Nintendo Movie Turning 25 – Nintendo Life

Back in late 1989, the world was a vastly different place. George Bush had just won the US presidential election. Children’s movies allowed for minor vulgarity and subjects that could be featured in said films before our world was thrown into a realm of sensitivity.

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Nintendo Details Console Sales From NES To Wii U In Handy Infographic

With the publication of Nintendo’s 2013-14 financial results, the company has posted a handy infographic detailing each console generation’s life-to-date sales.

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A history of videogame hardware: Nintendo Famicom

Dinky, with red and white plastic casing and rounded edges, you’d be forgiven for thinking Nintendo’s defining video game system of the 1980s was a child’s toy. It’s no accident.

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NES™ Remix Trailer

Game Overview

Take on rapid-fire challenges from over a dozen legendary 8-bit games and play altered versions of classic levels in NES Remix. Prove you’ve got what it takes by tackling the best parts of famous games such as Super Mario Bros.™, Donkey Kong™, and more. Replay challenges to improve your scores and share your accomplishments with other players online*.

Start out by completing simple challenges like collecting coins in the original Super Mario Bros. game or reaching the finish line in one race of Excitebike™. Then, test your skills by taking on increasingly difficult challenges, like attempting to complete one level of the original Donkey Kong game with only a spotlight on your character! Finish levels quickly to earn stars which unlock even more challenges from classic games like Balloon Fight™, Ice Climbers™, and Excitebike, just to name a few. Replay stages to improve your times and share your accomplishments with other players through the Miiverse™ online community*.

  • Challenge action-packed chunks of retro Nintendo games
  • Test your skills in a series of altered 8-bit challenges
  • Features gameplay from more than a dozen 8-bit Nintendo games
  • Replay stages to improve times and unlock more challenges
  • Share your accomplishments with the Miiverse online community*

*Broadband Internet access required for online features.