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Killer Cuts Was ‘90s Nintendo Failing To Be Cool

Welcome to Morning Music, Kotaku’s new, daily hangout for folks who love video games and the cool-ass sounds they make. Today’s aural treat (of sorts) is Nintendo’s 1995 freebie album Killer Cuts, which was the soundtrack to Minoru Arakawa’s illegal, underground raves.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Huge Nintendo ‘Gigaleak’ Reveals Tons Of SNES & N64 Secrets, Like Luigi In Mario 64

One of the longest-running and most interesting stories of 2020 has been the slow emergence of a ton of confidential, historic data contained within some big Nintendo leaks. Another round of stuff originating from this data spill landed over the weekend, and it covers everything from Super Mario 64 to Star Fox 2 to …Read […]

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Blizzard Made The Best Superman Game (Back In 1994)

Before Overwatch, StarCraft, Diablo, and even Warcraft, Blizzard Entertainment and Sunsoft released the video game adaptation of DC Comics’ The Death and Return of Superman saga. While the 1994 Super Nintendo game and its 1995 Sega Genesis port are far from the best side-scrolling beat-em ups, they are the most fun…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Charli XCX and Galantis pen theme song for Japan’s new Super Nintendo World theme park [Stream]

Charli XCX and Galantis have teamed up on a new Super Mario-inspired collaboration titled “We Are Born to Play.” The track will be the theme song for the first-ever SUPER NINTENDO WORLD theme park, set to open in Universal Studios Japan this summer. The track incorporates classic Super Mario sounds into a glittery, upbeat production […]

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Charli XCX and Galantis pen theme song for Japan’s new Super Nintendo World theme park [Stream]

Charli XCX and Galantis have teamed up on a new Super Mario-inspired collaboration titled “We Are Born to Play.” The track will be the theme song for the first-ever SUPER NINTENDO WORLD theme park, set to open in Universal Studios Japan this summer. The track incorporates classic Super Mario sounds into a glittery, upbeat production […]

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The Super Retro Champ Plays SNES and Sega Genesis Cartridges, Bringing Peace to Retro Gaming

Following up on its Retro Champ: a portable 8-bit console that plays both NES and Famicom cartridge, My Arcade is introducing a new 16-bit version called the Super Retro Champ that plays both Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis cartridges. If you’ve held a longtime loyalty to either retro console, now’s the perfect time…Read more… Continue […]

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Super Star Wars, A SNES Classic, Was Also Made For The Genesis

1992's Super Star Wars, one of the best Super Nintendo games not actually made by Nintendo, was—along with its sequels, Super Empire and Super Jedi—one of the defining exclusives of the SNES v Genesis era. Turns out, though, it was also in development at one point for Sega’s console.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Super Star Wars, A SNES Classic, Was Also Made For The Genesis

1992's Super Star Wars, one of the best Super Nintendo games not actually made by Nintendo, was—along with its sequels, Super Empire and Super Jedi—one of the defining exclusives of the SNES v Genesis era. Turns out, though, it was also in development at one point for Sega’s console.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Super Star Wars, A SNES Classic, Was Also Made For The Genesis

1992's Super Star Wars, one of the best Super Nintendo games not actually made by Nintendo, was—along with its sequels, Super Empire and Super Jedi—one of the defining exclusives of the SNES v Genesis era. Turns out, though, it was also in development at one point for Sega’s console.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The SNES Pixel Book Captures The Magic Of Super Nintendo Graphics

There’s something soothing about printed 16-bit art. The way the page captures the color and composition of pixels, capturing a moment of gaming in time. Flipping through UK-based Bitmap Books’ SNES Pixel Book provides that good feeling in page after page of Super Nintendo history. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Put ActRaiser on the Switch, you cowards

Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Playing This Weekend?Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Two Old Men Rank The SNES Games On Switch

After years of wishing and hoping, Nintendo finally added a selection of Super Nintendo games to its Switch online service. Which of the 20 classics should you play first? We had Kotaku’s resident old men, Chris Kohler and Mike Fahey, Statler and Waldorf together a ranked list.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Super Nintendo Game Names Are Buried In The Switch Online NES App

Switch Online’s NES classics app now has titles and descriptions for 22 Super Nintendo games buried in its code, according to dataminers who have looked at the program. That’s a welcome glimmer of hope for anyone hoping to play Super Mario World on their Switch, but it doesn’t necessarily mean those games will show up…Read […]

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This Kit Lets You Make Your Old SNES Controllers Completely Wireless

For five years, 8Bitdo has been creating near-perfect wireless clones of your favorite classic gamepads, improving the experience of emulating retro games on modern devices. But if near-perfect isn’t perfect enough for your discerning gaming tastes, the company is now selling kits that should make it dead easy to…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Speedrunner Beats Super Metroid With Horrifying Vaseline-Covered Controller

Sometimes, it just isn’t enough to speedrun a game. Sometimes, you need to get your hands dirty. One speedrunner took those words to heart this weekend, completing a Super Metroid speedrun with their hands and controller covered in vaseline.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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This Upgraded Super Nintendo Clone Rekindled My Love of 16-Bit Gaming 

A few years ago we reviewed a souped-up NES clone called the Analogue Nt with a prohibitively expensive, $500 aluminum housing. It was a beautiful piece of hardware, but ultimately it only served to remind my coworker Adam Clark Estes of just how basic and boring 8-bit NES games are. Nostalgia really needs a ‘your…Read […]

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People Can Now Beat Super Mario World In Less Than A Minute

Super Mario World has plenty of warps and tricks to help players finish the game faster than usual, but none are as extreme as the credits warp. This intense glitch was once thought to be nearly impossible for a human to perform, but one speedrunner recently used it to complete the game in less that […]

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