Portland Retro Gaming Expo was this last weekend and it was well worth the journey. It didn't matter what people were there for, from the arcade games and pinball, Tetris World Championship, to the panels and the vendors there was something for every kind of gamer. This may be the best retro gaming expo the United States has to offer.
"Online gaming publication IGN has decided to gather together and listed their 125 all-time favourite Nintendo games of all-time. Given how many classic games the company has produced it clearly wasn’t a very easy task. You can watch the video to find which game the publication deems the best Nintendo game of all-time."
While it's not the first game i played (Killer Instinct ftw) the first title i ever completed was Super Mario World. After borrowing the game from my half-sister I spent countless hours seated in front of the televison collecting coins, stomping on Goombas, and basically doing whatever it took to thwart Bowsers evil plans. Despite this being back in days when I pretty much liked any game I played, even my 3 year old brain could tell there was something extra special about Super Mario World. B...
With the RetroN5 finally released to the masses, there is a renewed interest in grabbing game cartridges of old. Many of us go to Yard Sales, Flea Markets and Thrift Stores hoping to score that great game at a great price. But one thing you should really do with any cartridges bought before you place them in your console. Clean them, the right way.
"The Analogue Nt is machined from a single block of 6061 aluminum alloy, and inside that smooth metal shell lies the soul of old-school Nintendo. Built with the same CPU used in the NES and Famicom, "the Analogue Nt is the only NES on the market that is built with original hardware," says Analogue Interactive's website."