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In Defense of ROMs, A Solution To Dying Games And Broken Copyright Laws

Various game emulation sites are pulling down their software libraries, or ceasing to exist entirely, following a lawsuit filed by Nintendo against one of the largest of their kind. This is hardly tantamount to the erasure of all unauthorized copies of older video games from the internet, but it’s still gotten a lot…Read more… Continue […]

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WarioWare’s Two Favorite Things Are Classic Nintendo, Poop

This week, I’ve been playing the latest entry in Nintendo’s series of wacky compilations of seconds-long “microgames,” the first for Nintendo 3DS (and the first since 2010's WarioWare: DIY). I’ll have a full review for its release on August 3, but for now, I’m still going through all of its features.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Two Long-Lost Nintendo Arcade Games Are Heading To Switch

Nintendo kicked off the final day of Treehouse Live with a huge announcement for fans of its classic games: Two arcade games that have never been officially released on home consoles are coming to Switch’s Arcade Archives: the original Donkey Kong, which is available now, and Sky Skipper, coming in July.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Chrono Trigger: The Kotaku Review

In the mid-nineties, at the approach of the millennium, the creators of Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest combined their considerable talents in the hopes of creating the ultimate Japanese role-playing game. What resulted was Chrono Trigger, considered not only one of the best games of the era but also one of the…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Wild Homebrew Console Looks Straight Out Of Fallout

The Ocelot is one of the most bizarre homemade consoles I’ve ever seen. It looks more like a piece of scientific equipment than something you’d play video games on. In all honesty there’s no reason for it to exist at all, but thanks to its determined builder, console modder Matthew Carr, it does.Read more… Continue […]

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How to Use the Equipment on Outdoor Fitness Trails

If you’ve ventured out looking for fitness trails for the Lifehacker Fitness Challenge, you may have noticed some mysterious unlabeled equipment. What are you supposed to do with this bar near the ground? This slanted bench? Here are your answers.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Play This Crazy ‘Super Mario 64’/’Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time’ Mashup

Kaze Emanuar is at it again. The same guy who created the ever-crazy Super Mario 64 Online last year—which Nintendo quickly hit with the copyright hammer—is back with a brand-new creation. This time, he’s taken the world of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time and stuffed it full of Super Mario 64 characters. Before…Read […]

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