Pokemon 20th Anniversary

February 27th 2016 marks the 20th anniversary of Pokemon in Japan and what a momentous couple of decades it’s been! Most gamers across the globe have played Pokemon in some form or another and it’s a series that has spawned it’s fair share of rabid fanboys/girls. It’s also the inspiration behind some amazingly complex and kawaii cosplays! From Pokemon specific conventions, fan meetups, countless hours … Continue reading Pokemon 20th Anniversary

Japanese Virtual Console To Receive Super Mario Bros 3

Super Mario Bros. 3 will be arriving on the Japanese 3DS Virtual Console in 2013, this has been confirmed by Nintendo as well. The game will be dropping on the 1st of January and will retail for ¬•500 making it an absolute bargain. For those who don’t know, Super Mario Bros. 3 was the last Super Mario game to be released on the NES or … Continue reading Japanese Virtual Console To Receive Super Mario Bros 3

NES Super Mario Receives The 3D Treatment

Fresh on the heels of receiving an early release via the¬†Ambassador Program, the 8 bit Super Mario Bros. will be receiving the 3D treatment. Nintendo has confirmed that the title will be the next to hit the eShop as part of the 3DS virtual console range just like Kirby and Excitebike before it. There have been some new features added to the 3D release such … Continue reading NES Super Mario Receives The 3D Treatment

Nintendo Keeps You Younger Longer

Amazing news today from Japan, via Daily motion, where we hear that a 99 year old woman plays Nintendo to keep her mind young and her reflexes sharp. Umeji Narisawa has been playing the original Nintendo unit or Famicom, as it was called in Japan, every day for years. Normally she plays Bomberman for a couple of hours each day clearing all 50 levels and … Continue reading Nintendo Keeps You Younger Longer