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Break the Con Down : SouthEast Game Exchange

Break the Con Down: SouthEast Game Exchange 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 travelRead 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 famousRead More …

2019 NESMaker Byte-Off

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[Updated 6/20/2019] – See the video award show of all the finalists and winners of the 2019 Byte-Off competition below. Joe Granato and the team at NESMaker are hosting the first official game design competition called Byte-Off! The competition is open to all skill levels of game design. The designersRead More …

Convention Do’s and Dont’s

With convention season around the corner, I wanted to take a break from my usual style of articles here on The NES Page and share some tips for all these upcoming video game conventions! So, without further ado, here are some Do’s and Dont’s for convention attending! These aren’t hardRead More …

Inside Edition Special on Nintendo 1987

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Inside Edition aired a special on Nintendo back in 1987. The video contains an overload of 80’s nostalgia. Inside Edition interviews people outside of a mall and asks them have they ever heard of Nintendo, to which most of them reply no. You get to see clips of kids playingRead More …

Nintendo Test Market Consoles

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Nintendo released what are now considered the Test Market consoles to select retailers in New York City in October 1985. They released 100,000 of these units. They are considered the Test Market consoles because Nintendo did not know how well they would actually sell. In fact, they gave the retailersRead More …

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