Retro Video Game Gift Guide: Ideas for Every Retro Gamer

Whether you are looking for a gift for the holidays, a birthday, or just a nice surprise, thinking of a gift in the retro video game category can be tough if you don’t know what to look for. This Guide solves that problem with suggestions a retro gamer will love.

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.

How Much is a Sealed Video Game Worth? [The Real Value of 3 Retro Games Breaking Sales Records]

How much are your retro games worth? With the spike in speculative buying many collectors are left wondering.

Nintendo Game Play Counselor (1989-2001) Mari Collier on Company Culture, Fan Engagement, & More [Interview]

Mari Collier was a game play counselor at Nintendo, but her full job title was Advanced Super Agent. That’s because she did much more than just helping gamers get through the difficult parts of their favorite Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES), or Nintendo 64 games. She also read and answered letters,Continue reading “Nintendo Game Play Counselor (1989-2001) Mari Collier on Company Culture, Fan Engagement, & More [Interview]”

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.

Tim Girvin: The Visionary Designer of Nintendo’s Most Iconic Era [Interview]

Legendary Nintendo Designer Tim Girvin on the significance of The Legend of Zelda and his work at the iconic video game company.