From Cute Kid to Teen with a Bowl Cut – My Nintendo Christmases

This is what started it all.

This is what started it all.

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Must-Play Neo Geo Games on the Wii Virtual Console

This content originally appeared in issue #2 of the Nintendo Fun Factor zine. The issue is available as a free .PDF download here; check it out!

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As the Wii Virtual Console entered its twilight, there was one company still releasing games for it: SNK. Over the past few years, the Wii has (somewhat strangely) become the best place to play Neo Geo games. The consensus from the notoriously-hard-to-please Neo Geo fandom over on sites like Neo-Geo.com is that the emulation in these releases is close to, if not 100%, perfect. The games may be a bit on the pricey side (though nothing compared to the original cart prices), but they don’t have the awful load times that plague some of the disc-based collections.

SNK and publisher D4 Enterprise have built up a respectable library of Neo Geo titles on the Virtual Console. Here are some of the must-plays: Continue reading

Episode 54 – Saving Pokemon Banks

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News: Nintendo Direct 12/18/2013

Games: 3D Streets of Rage, A Link Between Worlds, Wii Sports Club Golf, NES Remix

Music:

The Bouncing Souls – We Love Fun (unofficial Nintendo Fun Club theme song)

Alkaline Trio – Draculina

The Vandals – Oi to the World

Episode 53 – 3D Bear Transformation

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News:

2013 Nintendo Holiday Mall Experience

StreetPass Weekend

Miiverse hits 3DS

Games:

Cloudberry Kingdom, Steel Diver, The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, Legend of the Mystical Ninja, 3D Sonic the Hedgehog, 3D Ecco the Dolphin, 3D Altered Beast, 3D Galaxy Force II

Hardcore Gaming 101 Goemon Article

Music:

The Bouncing Souls – We Love Fun (unofficial Nintendo Fun Club theme song)

Streetlight Manifesto – Ungrateful

Episode 52 – Super Hang-On To Your Hats, It’s Gonna Be A Bumpy Ride

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WARNING: Once again I messed up setting up my mic and it picked up every nasty wheeze my decrepit disgusting body made. Sorry for being gross and way loud- Ryan

Games: Super Mario 3D World, The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, Sega 3D Classics: 3D Space Harrier, Sega 3D Classics: 3D Super Hang-On, Pokemon X & Y

SEGA 3D Classics – 3D Space Harrier Interview with Developer M2

SEGA 3D Classics – 3D Super Hang-On Interview with Developer M2

Music:

The Bouncing Souls – We Love Fun (unofficial Nintendo Fun Club theme song)

Boris the Sprinkler – Goddamn Rollerbladers