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."
A German USK Rating Board has leaked the news that Final Fantasy III will be coming to the PC. Before they had the Nintendo DS remake, Final Fantasy III was the least accessible Final Fantasy game as it was only available in the Famicom in Japan. There has been no release date announced yet.
Welcome back to part two of my look at some classic and obscure Nintendo games that deserve a reboot or remake. Last time, I looked at 10 Nintendo owned games and franchises that I’d like to see given a second chance on the Wii U and 3DS. This time, I’ll be looking at some third party offerings from days gone by that could make for some fun revivals on a new generation of Nintendo hardware.
"Super Mario Risk is by Luis Huertas of Peru, who offered a look at his game on the design showcase Behance. The set comes with 80 character sheets, a set of 48 cards and dice. The territories on the playing board all come from Super Mario World — Party Island, Chocolate Island, the Forest of Illusion and Donut Plains. The game pieces are Mario, Luigi, Bowser and Princess Peach."