Our 3 Favorite 8-Bit Horror Games

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While the survival horror genre did not reach its peak point of popularity until the mid-90’s and the advent of CD-ROM technology, the Famicom/NES did feature some incredible horror games. Whether they be licensed takes on popular 80’s slasher films or more original and obtuse attempts to frighten gamers on 8-bit hardware, the system featured a handful of terrific horror games worth looking back on. Continue reading

Final Fight

This content originally appeared in issue #3 of the Nintendo Fun Factor zine. The issue is available as a free download here; check it out!

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This week, Capcom released the Final Fight trilogy on the Wii U Virtual Console and it’s as good of a time as any to celebrate this seminal brawler series. So smash a barrel, grab the snack within, and hit start on the second player controller (if applicable), to join us as we smash our way through the Final Fight releases on Nintendo platforms!

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Episode 35 – Virtua Console

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News:

Nintendo E3 demos playable at Best Buy

Super Luigi U DLC/Physical Release Dates

Sega/Nintendo Partnership Rules

Games:

Starship Damrey, Resident Evil Revelations demo, Super Ghouls ‘n Ghosts

Music:

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

SEGAROCKS – Segagaga March (Live)

Groovie Ghoulies – Ghoulies are Go!

Episode 34.5 – DuckTales

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This episode John and Ryan discuss arguably the greatest Disney game ever, DuckTales on the NES! Bonus: our hopes, dreams, and fears for the HD remake, DuckTales: Remastered!

Music:

DuckTales – Theme

The Advantage – Moon

Episode 33 – Jello Iwata

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News:

Nintendo Not Hosting ‘Large-Scale’ Presentation at E3 2013

April Wii U System Update

Capcom and Monster Hunter at C2E2 2013

Games:

Rayman Legends Challenges App, Injustice: Gods Among Us, Super Mario World

Music:

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

Super Smash Bros. Brawl – Super Mario World Title Theme

Dead Kennedys – Trust Your Mechanic

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