Tag: NES

Eyra the Crow Maiden

Kickstarter Project of the Week: Eyra the Crow Maiden

For this week’s Switch Kickstarter Project of the Week, we will be looking at Second Dimension’s Eyra the Crow Maiden. The game is slated to release approximately in September 2020 on NES and Sega Mega Drive/Genesis (if it reaches its Kickstarter goal) with no...

/ February 17, 2020
Nintendo Switch Online NES

Four New Retro Games Coming to Nintendo Switch Online

It seems like a long time since we got treated to new additions for the Nintendo Switch Online service and today, Nintendo announced two games coming to both NES and SNES on February 19th. Pop’n TwinBee – The sixth game...

/ February 12, 2020
Nintendo Switch Online NES

Nintendo Switch Online to Receive Four SNES Games and 2 NES Games

It seems like it’s been forever since Nintendo has updated the Online retro games ever since 20 Super Nintendo games became available. But today, they’ve announced that there will be four new SNES games and two new NES games coming:...

/ December 5, 2019
Orange Island

Super Mario Kart Composer Soyo Oka’s Next Work will be for Orange Island

Soyo Oka, a legendary composer who has worked on some renowned classic games such as Super Mario Kart and Pilotwings, has just been confirmed to be collaborating on Orange Island. If that game sounds familiar, you might remember our interview...

/ November 10, 2019
Orange Island

Interview with Ted Sterchi: Orange Island

We’ve done a fair bit of coverage of Ted Sterchi’s Orange Island over the past week or two with our Kickstarter Project of the Week series and a review of its pre-alpha demo but today, we actually had the opportunity...

/ July 18, 2019
Orange Island

Kickstarter Project of the Week: Orange Island

For this week’s Switch Kickstarter Project of the Week, we will be looking at Ted Sterchi’s Orange Island. The game is slated to release in May 2020 on PC and Mac (with NES and Nintendo Switch stretch goals that aren’t far...

/ July 8, 2019

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