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Break the Con Down: Southeast Game Exchange

Break the Con Down: Southeast Game Exchange   With Covid-19 on the ropes and a return to normalcy seemingly over the horizon, I feel safe to say: Convention season is back! If you’re like me, you go to a few conventions a year and are always on the lookout toRead More …

Challenge & Cheating in Wizards & Warriors

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Wizards & Warriors has a weird relationship with game difficulty. The first game is a fun, light-hearted adventure game that has difficult-level designs which are made trivially easy via unlimited lives and in-place restarts. But while this causes the game to be so easy that literally, anybody can complete itRead More …

Contra Cheat Code! Up, Up, Down, Down! Who Remembers?

Two Player 30 Lives On the title screen, press Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, B, A, Select, Start. One Player 30 Lives On the title screen, press Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, B, A, Start. Transfer Lives In 2 player mode, press A andRead More …

Nintendo NES Launches October 18th 1985

1985: Nintendo releases a limited batch of Nintendo Entertainment Systems in New York City, quietly launching the most influential video game platform of all time. On this day in 1985, the American video game market was in shambles. Sales of game machines by Atari, Mattel and Coleco had risen toRead More …

Top 25 NES games according to 1UP! (Repost)

You see NES lists like this all the time. Usually its the opinion of one person or a community of hardcore gamers. This is a list published by 1UP.COM  This is one of the better lists we have seen. We’ve not about every single game in the top 10, butRead More …

IGN’s Top 100 NES games of all time!

Nintendo literally saved the video game market. After the video game crash of 1983 caused by Atari and the lack of proper licensing from 3rd party developers the market tanked. However, Nintendo’s lock out chip made it so the company had to approve what games were released on their systems.Read More …