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  1. The Famicom Disk System

    One of the things that made getting a Famicom attractive instead of an NES was its magical, mythical add-on, the Famicom Disk System. Like its successors, the PC Engine CD, the Mega CD, and the Nintendo 64DD, the FDS was originally an attachment that added additional storage and other benefits to proprietary games. Also similar to those other platforms, the FDS was eventually integrated into a single piece of hardware, the Sharp Twin Famicom, which came in four varieties.

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  2. Viva la 1980s!

    Several years ago I had decided that the best gaming decision for me was to have only physical games that came on discs and to buy cartridge based games as they became available on services such as Steam or the Nintendo's Virtual Console. In fact, I even cut off my beloved 16-bit era, despite the existence of the Sega CD and PC Engine CD. This strategy helped me to collect more games without taking up way more space. So I rocked along with a region free Saturn, twin Dreamcasts, twin PlayStation ...
  3. Super Mario Galaxy 2 (Wii)

    Hey you guys, what is up? Do you remember when Nintendo made Super Mario Bros., and it was actually kind of hard? That last Hammer Brother in Bowser's for reals castle
    still
    haunts
    my
    dreams.

    Remember when they made a sequel? SMB had been so popular and so many people had played it so much that they just went balls out and made the hardest Mario game of all time, SMB2. The game was so hard that Japanese kids killed themselves over it, but that is really nothing ...

    Updated 23 Jun 2010 at 11:33 AM by Nick

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  4. LoZ: Twilight Princess (GC)

    So I am finally playing the Gamecube version of LoZ: Twilight Princess on my Wii.

    I'd like to say that I was stupid when I was young, but evidence clearly suggests that the stupidity has actually not gone anywhere and persists in my day to day actions. A good, fairly recent example: I stood outside, overnight, waiting for a Wii console on launch day. It was also the first real day of winter. Actual snow fell. My friend John and I were grossly unprepared for that eventuality; our ...

    Updated 23 Jun 2010 at 07:50 AM by Mzo (Forgot about the camera AND THAT IS HUGE.)

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