THE NES REVOLUTIONIZED GAMING AND STILL REMAINS AN ICONIC CONSOLE TODAY RECENTLY MAKING A COMEBACK.

Retro-Cade @ Alamo Drafthouse – Hosted By Raleigh Retro Gamers

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Retro-Cade hosted by Raleigh Retro Gamers, Alamo Drafthouse & Video Vortex A radical retro game night with tons of FREE play on everything from NES to SEGA. 2000+ retro games projected on a 6×6 ft screen! 100’s of retro games for sale/trade! NES, SNES, N64 and more. Open to the public 18+ FREE Admission and FREE to play! GAME COMPETITION:Read More …


Raleigh Retro Gamers Meetup

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Raleigh Retro Gamers is a group of retro gaming enthusiasts, collectors, and gamers. We have trade events and meetups so we can all get together for some retro gaming fun. Our trade events and meetups are for everyone, not just RRG members. We will have 100’s of retro games available for buy/sell/trade. Our events have retro gaming consoles set upRead More …


RRG Meetup September

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Raleigh Retro Gamers is holding our next meetup/trade event Sunday, September 8th at Gamers Geekery & Tavern in Cary. The event will be a lot like last time, we’ll have giveaways, 100’s of retro games for buy/sale/trade. The Gamers Geekery & Tavern charges a $5 admission which gives you full access to the venue, including board games and table space.Read More …


Break the Con Down: GalaxyCon – Raleigh

Break the Con Down: GalaxyCon Convention season is upon us! If you’re like me, you go to a few conventions a year and are always on the lookout to add more to the rotation and want to know which ones to avoid. It’s always the worst to travel out of the way, to attend a convention, only to find outRead More …


2019 GalaxyCon July 25th-28th

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[UPDATED 8/18/2019] SEE THE FULL ARTICLE ON THE 2019 GALAXYCON HERE: GALAXYCON 2019 FULL ARTICLE Raleigh Supercon now called GalaxyCon is returning to the Raleigh Convention Center for its 3rd year (July25th-28th 2019), after a very successful launch in 2017 where they entertained 30,000 attendees with top celebrities and over 300 hours of programming. 2018 attendance was 42,000. The NESRead More …


Nintendo Gameplay Counselor Basketball Team

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Nintendo Game Play Counselors had an internal basketball team!  An NES insider @archon1981 shared his story with us. Stephan Reese, aka @archon1981 an avid NES collector, and NES historian has recreated a GPC (Game Play Counselor) desk as it was in 1992 for an exhibit he’s doing at the famous Portland Retro Gaming Expo on October 18th-20th 2019. Stephan obtainedRead More …


The NES was the most influential game console to ever hit the market, it paved the way for every single gaming system you see today. -- Ultimate Gaming
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