Last week, Nintendo dealt a crushing blow to retro gaming fans when it announced that it was discontinuing the uber-popular NES Classic Edition. We’re still not sure what Nintendo was thinking—most companies do not choose to discontinue products that get such great reviews and sell out immediately and consistently…
It sounds like the best thing the new Nintendo Switch has going for it, at least at launch, is a new Legend of Zelda game. That makes it a hard sell, especially when this custom portable Super Nintendo already has a massive library of classic 16-bit games—most of which are probably collecting dust in your parents’…
After years of being declared obsolete by video game fans, Nintendo is hot again. The house that Mario built has the hardest Christmas gift to get your hands on with the NES Classic Edition. Super Mario Run hits the iPhone this week. And the Nintendo Switch is only a few months away. But you can buy this Super…
The Super Nintendo is best remembered as defining the 16-bit era of video gaming, although many of us spent countless hours playing with Mario Paint instead. But that pales in comparison to the over four months Mike Matei spent recreating the opening to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ animated series using only the…
Years of neglect are eroding gaming history. Cartridges rot in garages, companies horde demos that they will never release, and obscure titles fade into the ether. Some games may even be lost forever.
Today’s the day you can finally get your hands on Nintendo’s attempt to squeeze a little more revenue out of the NES games library. That’s right, the tiny NES Classic Edition is finally hitting stores, which got us thinking, does Nintendo have an SNES Classic Edition in the works too?
Sure, YouTuber Hugo Doris could have 3D-printed some slick shell for his super-mini Super Nintendo, but when you’re making a one of a kind object, why not craft it by hand?
The greatest Super Mario game of all time (you’re simply wrong if you think otherwise) finally gets the domino tribute it deserves. YouTube’s TheDominoKing spent an entire month setting up 81,032 dominoes to display scenes from Super Mario World as they topple.
If you’ve still got your childhood Super Nintendo hooked up and on active duty you’ve probably discovered that while the console is going strong, its original controllers have long since died. But since it’s 2016 and we’ve made so much progress on cutting cords, isn’t it about time for your SNES to go wireless too?
If the original NES was your first crush, the Super Nintendo was the console you wanted to spend the rest of your life with. Its rounded controller was a masterful work of industrial design, but it still had a wire. Wires suck. With this new adapter, however, your beloved 16-bit console can finally cut the controller…
You’ll never convince us there’s a better racing game out there than Super Mario Kart for the Super Nintendo. Hours and hours of our childhoods were spent racing those pixelated courses in our parents’ basements, but with the SNES only supporting four players, our races were never as intense as this epic 101-player…
Even if you haven’t touched a Super Nintendo in 20 years, you probably still remember the first time you held its near flawless controller. So why not indulge in a little nostalgia with this $87 portable charger that looks like an SNES controller, minus all the Doritos stains.
Years ago GameStop gave up on classic gaming. They liquidated their catalog of NES, Super Nintendo, N64, PlayStation and Dreamcast games and I was left scouring flea markets for my retro gaming fix. Now the chain says they’re bringing old games back, but they’re being kind of weird about it.
It's arguably one of the most comfortable game controllers ever designed, and while this 16-Bit Game Controller Doormat isn't officially licensed by Nintendo, there's no denying it's a wonderful homage to the SNES.
If you listened with your eyes closed, you'd think this was just a video of someone playing Super Mario Bros on a vintage Nintendo. But there's not a controller in sight. Just 48 wine glasses and a frying pan. Dan Newbie of YouTube, you're a maestro of the kitchen.
If you have 25 grand lying around and gathering dust, why not spend it on buying every single Super Nintendo game ever? YES. DO IT. Also, why not hang out with me after you buy it so we can play all 721 SNES games you just bought? Sounds like a plan!
The Wiimote is cleverly designed so that when turned on its side it functions as a classic videogame controller. But if you've filled your Wii with classic 16-bit titles from the Virtual Console, you owe it to yourself to pick up this classic Super Famicom controller instead.
Before the advent of wireless controllers video game consoles were built like tanks to survive the countless times they'd be inevitably yanked to the ground when someone tripped over a cable. If only the wireless technology needed for this hack existed twenty years ago.