Tag: NES

NES Switch Online Super Mario Bros. 2

Super Mario Bros. 2 and Kirby’s Adventure Being added to Nintendo Switch Online

Nintendo has just announced that they’ll be adding two more NES games to the Nintendo Switch Online app on February 13th: Super Mario Bros. 2 and Kirby’s Adventure. For the second month in a row, Japan will be receiving a...

/ February 6, 2019

Rumor: More Datamining Finds Four Emulators in Switch Online App

Yesterday, we posted an article about @KapuccinoHeck datamining the NES Switch Online app and finding 22 SNES games. Now, more information has arisen, with @OatmealDome finding four different emulators within the data, two being for the NES Classic and the...

/ January 13, 2019
Shigesato Itoi Giygas

Shigesato Itoi (Part 2): Mother, Earthbound, Giygas and… Fishing?

This article is part two (of three) of the Shigesato article and will be covering the creation of the Mother series, the influence behind Earthbound’s final boss Giygas and Itoi’s little known fishing game. If you haven’t read part 1...

/ November 20, 2018
Shigesato Itoi

Shigesato Itoi (Part 1): The Copywriter Before Earthbound

Today is the 70th birthday of Mother/Earthbound creator Shigesato Itoi, for which he is most commonly known for in the world of video games. However, video games only make up a small portion of Itoi’s professional career. He has delved...

/ November 10, 2018