Here’s a demonstration of how to mod an NES gamepad to work on your computer as a USB controller.
When I was a kid during the 8/16-bit eras, the main place in town to buy video games was Toys R Us.
But the shopping experience back then was a bit different.
If you have a spare NES Zapper and NES Advantage laying around, here’s how to turn them into a pretty neat lamp…
Did you know that Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune’s first video game gig was as the illustrator for all the characters in the original Street Fighter?
Check out this video for more cool info about the roots of the Street Fighter franchise…
Thanks to Make Use Of, here’s a super-simple guide to modding your Super Nintendo to play Super Famicom games in less than 5 minutes.
Best of all, the external appearance of your SNES won’t be affected!
SEGA-AM2 is the name of one of Sega’s best design teams with dozens and dozens of titles under their belt (including Hang-On, Space Harrier, Virtua Racer, Virtua Fighter, and Shenmue).
In this video by SEGABits, discover five ways they changed gaming forever.
Nowadays, video game releases are promoted like feature films with set release dates, early reviews, trailers, etc.
But, it wasn’t long ago that even announcing when a game would come out was a big deal. Remember Mortal Monday or Sonic Tuesday? Continue reading When Was Toe Jam & Earl Released?
When the NES was first launched in North America, Nintendo introduced two sets: The Deluxe Set for $249.99 and the Control Deck for $199.99.
A look at the evolution of video game graphics during the 8 and 16-bit eras, from Mario to Street Fighter to The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to Mortal Kombat to Donkey Kong Country.
The Nintendo Entertainment System was designed to draw from a palette of just 64 colors, of which 16 could appear on the screen at the same time, and only four could be used per sprite.
But what if instead of designing the SNES, Nintendo designed a special in-cart chip or add-on to the NES that could let the system use all 64 (well, 54) colors at the same time?