Rare Super Nintendo Military Multipurpose Arcade Combat Simulator (MACS) Up For Auction

Goodwill has put up for sale one of the rarest games for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES), The Military Multipurpose Arcade Combat Simulator (MACS). Back in the early 90’s light gun technology had already been well established and was commonplace in many American households thanks to popular games like Duck Hunt on the NintendoContinue reading “Rare Super Nintendo Military Multipurpose Arcade Combat Simulator (MACS) Up For Auction”

Nintendo’s NES Era Golden Book Creators Tell The Story Behind The Stories [Legend of Zelda & Super Mario Bros.]

Thanks to the technological limitations of the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), story telling within NES games themselves was often limited. To that end, during the mid-80s and early 90s, Nintendo produced a whole host of products to get the characters and their stories out in front of the public. They even went as far asContinue reading “Nintendo’s NES Era Golden Book Creators Tell The Story Behind The Stories [Legend of Zelda & Super Mario Bros.]”

Reexamining Nintendo’s Worlds of Power Novels with Author Peter Lerangis, Seth Godin

A close look at Nintendo’s Worlds of Power Series through the eyes of author Peter Lerangis who makes a great case for why they books are better then you think.

From Game & Watch to Game Watches [How Nintendo Put Zelda, Mario Bros. & Tetris on Your Wrist]

Game & Watch Designer Gunpei Yokoi Envisions Video Game Wrist Watches Back in the 70’s and 80’s computers were getting smaller—and quick. Technology was shrinking thanks to the miniaturization afforded by transistors and reductions in the manufacturing costs for integrated circuits. By 1980, technology was ripe for Gunpei Yokoi, a young employee at Nintendo, toContinue reading “From Game & Watch to Game Watches [How Nintendo Put Zelda, Mario Bros. & Tetris on Your Wrist]”

Nintendo’s NES Knitting Machine System: A Closer Look At the Strange History [Oddware]

Nintendo’s Knitting Machine System was a fascinating NES accessory meant to help set the video game company apart from the the competition and put an end to the video game crash of 1983.