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Review: The Battle Of Olympus – NES

With so many unique and interesting games from the past out there, I obviously don’t have time to review them all myself. This time around we have racketboy.com contributer, SegaVega reviewing one of his favorite under-appreciated gems, Forgotten Worlds for the Nintendo Entertainment System. Introduction Back in the days of the NES, if a game […]

Get The Best Video Quality On The Super Nintendo (SNES)

With big High-Definition TVs becoming more common in people’s gaming setups, a retro gamer needs to make the most of their classic consoles to make them shine. Getting older machines to look good on a modern display, but the Super Nintendo can actually put out some respectable video for a console its age. Ditch The […]

Neo-Geo Gaming Coming To Wii Virtual Console

Even though, it is impressive the the Wii’s Virtual Console supports every Nintendo console in addition to the Sega Genesis/Megadrive and the TurboGrafx-16, you can’t help but admit that the Virtual Console hasn’t quite lived up to its hype just yet. As I had suspected in the past, the Neo-Geo library will soon be added […]

Make Your Own Wireless NES and SNES Controllers For The Wii

When the Wii (or Revolution) was announced I was so happy to hear that the standard controller would be wireless. However, once the “Retro Controller” was displayed, I was disappointed to hear that a wire was tacked on. However, we are now aware of the project to turn authentic NES and SNES controllers into wireless […]

The Best Undiscovered Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

Usually, when you get a new-to-you console, you can usually find or remember the major games to check out. But what happens when you need something different to play? This is where the “Hidden Gems” come in. Criteria For Hidden Gems | See All The Hidden Gems Articles | Digg This Guide Looking for The Best […]

Visual Comparison: NES, Virtual Console, and NES Clones

Within the last year, the options for playing classic Nintendo games has multiplied via the Wii’s Virtual Console and a small handful of NES clones now available. While all the options sound very nice on paper, Ben Kuchera from Ars Technica’s Opposable Thumbs has taken the initiative to actually try all the different retro Nintendo […]

FC Twin: Play NES and SNES Games On The Same Console

In the past, I’ve discussed a couple of different NES clones and how they can be an decent alternative to the dying population of original NES consoles (see Generation NEX and NeoFami). This past November, a new NES clone upped the offerings by adding SNES support in tandem with NES capabilities. That’s right, with the […]

Virtual Console Updates: Super Mario World, Gain Ground, & Vigilante

Released Today: Super Mario World – Platformer – SNES | Wikipedia Entry | Review | Screenshots | Gain Ground – Strategy – Genesis | Wikipedia Entry| Review | Screenshots | Vigilante – Beatemup – TG16 | Review | Screenshots | More Info: See Complete Virtual Console Listing

The Best Undiscovered Nintendo 64 (N64) Games

Usually, when you get a new-to-you console, you can usually find or remember the major games to check out. But what happens when you need something different to play? This is where the “Hidden Gems” come in. Read More About My Criteria For Hidden Gems See All The Hidden Gems Articles Platformers Obvious Choices: Super […]

Review: Space Station Silicon Valley – N64

With so many unique and interesting games from the past out there, I obviously don’t have time to review them all myself. This time around we have racketboy.com contributer, SegaVega reviewing one of his favorite under-appreciated gems, Space Station Silicon Valley for the Nintendo 64. Introduction “There are assuredly a thousand titles of fair quality […]

Gamecube 2D Shooter Library: Classic Shmup Action

Even though it has very long way before it matches the massive shooter libraries of the Sega Dreamcast and Saturn, the Nintendo Gamecube is slowly building a modest library of shmups that is uncharacteristic of a more modern console. There is only one real exclusive in the bunch, but it had some of the better […]

Radio Allergy: Radirgy To Blast Onto The US Gamecube

Even though VG Cats would have you believe otherwise, the Nintendo Gamecube is not yet dead. The Gamecube seems to be taking a page from the Dreamcast’s book of survival by bring 2D shooters in at the last moment to satisfy hardcore gamers. In fact, as reported a while back, the Dreamcast shmup, Radirgy (which […]

Final Fantasy III Walkthrough

We begin our journey in a cave with our ambidexterous quadruplet orphans, unless you are playing the DS version and you have a “well thought out” party of heroes…  Head the only way you can, looting as you go, until you are met with your first boss.  The land turtle should be a fairly easy […]

Final Fantasy II Walkthrough

  You begin in a fight with four darkknights.  This fight is ofcourse a loosing battle and soon after you loose Firion will wake up in a room with two white mages.  They ofcourse state the obvious in their cliché phrases: “You are lucky to be alive” and what not.  Soon after you begin to […]

Final Fantasy I Walkthrough

We begin with the party of Light Warriors outside of the providence of Coneria.  All the towns are the same, so no reason to go to each of them (this applies throughout the game).  In the original game you did not have to go talk to the king and you could just head out on […]

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