From the guys who brought you the ever-so-awesome Game Genie comes the Aladdin Deck Enhancer…
Now, just because you probably never heard of it doesn’t mean it’s going to be terrible, but it’s certainly not a good sign.
YouShouldPlayThis takes a look… (BTW – These guys are also doing a giveaway for their one-year anniversary. Check it out: http://youtu.be/hxmJUMy2yyM)
Continue reading Is The Aladdin Deck Enhancer Worth Playing?
Angry Video Game Nerd takes a look at the 32X and what a mess of an idea it was… I LOL’d when he started looking at the wire/cord situation!
Continue reading The 32X Debacle
Remember the Power Glove? Of course you do.
While it was manufactured and distributed in the US by Mattel, in Japan those duties were handled by a company called Pax.
Needless to say, it didn’t take off in the Land of the Rising Sun either. In fact, this commercial to promote the Power Glove doesn’t even show it.
It’s so weird…
Continue reading Japanese Power Glove Commercial
(UPDATE: Congrats to Christopher Brelo on winning X-Bit’s Atari Jaguar in our most recent giveaway to active Daily Email subscribers. To make sure you’re eligible for the next prize (to be announced), you can start by signing up for the Daily Email Update (see sidebar or sign-up form below).
How would you like to win an Atari Jaguar with two controllers and five games (Tempest 2000, Alien vs. Predator, Ultra Vortex, Dragon the Bruce Lee Story, and Cybermorph)?
Basically, I am packing for a move and haven’t played it much since I bought it ten years ago so I’d like to find my Jaguar a better home.
Continue reading Who Else Wants To Win An Atari Jaguar?
NeoGeoFreak’s Dion Dakis discusses how SNK Japan got in hot water with the authorities for bootlegging their own games and other shenanigans from the 16-bit era… Interesting stuff.
Continue reading The Darker Side Of The 16-Bit Era
While many know that you can use a Sega Genesis controller (thanks to its 9-pin connector) with an Atari or Colecovision console, I don’t believe anyone has tested the reverse: Can you use an Atari or Coleco controller to play Sonic the Hedgehog on the Sega Genesis?
Continue reading Will The Atari Controller Work On The Genesis?
Game Theory takes on the eternal debate…
Which 16-bit console was most influential: SNES or Genesis?
Continue reading SNES Vs. Genesis
If you’ve always wanted to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time in its native Japanese or try out those dating sims or robot fighting games that never seem to make it outside of the land of the rising sun, then here’s a way to play them on your American N64 without having to take apart your console to mod it.
Continue reading How To Play Japanese N64 Games On American N64
The first commercial for the original The Legend of Zelda is interesting enough (black buttons on the NES?) but it’s even better with a new voiceover that’s mildly-NSFW!
Continue reading The Original Legend Of Zelda Commercial (NSFW)
In early NES commercials for the Australian market, Nintendo’s slogan was “We Are Nintendo. We Cannot Be Beaten.”
Continue reading We Are Nintendo!