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Wii Shop Channel shutdown will take more than 200 classic games with it – Polygon

Saturday, September 30, 2017

1942 A Boy and His Blob: Trouble on Blobolonia ActRaiser Adventures of Lolo 2 Aero the Acro-Bat Aero the Acro-Bat 2 Alex Kidd in Miracle World Alex Kidd in Shinobi World Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle Alex Kidd: The Lost Stars Alien Soldier Alien Storm Art of Fighting 2 Art of Fighting 3: The Path of the Warrior Baseball Stars 2 Battle Lode Runner Beyond Oasis Bio Miracle Bokutte…

Saving ‘Super Smash’: Why Nintendo’s Fighting Game Scene Struggles – RollingStone.com

Saturday, September 30, 2017

You wouldn’t think that the competitive Super Smash Bros. scene has a money problem while sitting in the mezzanine at the Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles, watching top players grace the stage in front of strobe lights and a giant display for the Red Bull God’s and Gatekeepers Tournament. But, according to the tournament organizers, players, and commentators I spoke to, the scene surrounding the popular Nintendo fighting games has…

This week’s highs and lows in PC gaming | PC Gamer – PC Gamer

Saturday, September 30, 2017

The Highs Samuel Roberts: NEXT-COM This week I interviewed X-Com creator Julian Gollop about Phoenix Point, his return to the turn-based strategy genre. It’s shaping up to be a treat for those who want more of that kind of game after knocking through War of the Chosen, with a totally different approach to the strategic layer.  It borrows more from Civ in that way than anything else, and I can’t…

Weekend PC Game Deals: Warner Bros. discounts, a Nemesis bundle, and more – Neowin

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Weekend PC Game Deals is where the hottest gaming deals are amassed into an easy to follow format, every week, from all over the internet. So kick back, relax, and hold on to your wallets. The current Humble Monthly bundle has been on offer for three weeks now, meaning you have less than a week before a brand new bundle and an early unlock game takes the place of the…

For Nintendo, it’s rewind and replay – Boston Herald

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Nintendo has rebooted its 1990s-era Super Nintendo Entertainment System, only smaller, in a single package loaded with 21 titles to delight retro gamers. The Super NES Classic Edition, which hit stores early yesterday morning, includes beloved titles like Contra III, Donkey Kong Country, Final Fantasy III, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, Mega Man X, Star Fox, Street Fighter II Turbo, three Super Mario titles and others….

Nintendo restricts livestreaming games for YouTubers in Nintendo’s partners program – Polygon

Saturday, September 30, 2017

YouTube creators who participate in Nintendo’s Creators program will not be able to livestream Nintendo games from the YouTube account tied to Nintendo’s Partner program, the publisher has confirmed. Nintendo issued an update today outlining its livestreaming policy, which now states that YouTube channels linked to Nintendo’s partner program can not stream any Nintendo game either for monetization or non-monetization purposes. Instead, YouTubers have a couple of options. The easiest,…

Nintendo restricts livestreaming games for YouTubers in Nintendo’s partners program – Polygon

Saturday, September 30, 2017

YouTube creators who participate in Nintendo’s Creators program will not be able to livestream Nintendo games from the YouTube account tied to Nintendo’s Partner program, the publisher has confirmed. Nintendo issued an update today outlining its livestreaming policy, which now states that YouTube channels linked to Nintendo’s partner program can not stream any Nintendo game either for monetization or non-monetization purposes. Instead, YouTubers have a couple of options. The easiest,…

For Nintendo, it’s rewind and replay – Boston Herald

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Nintendo has rebooted its 1990s-era Super Nintendo Entertainment System, only smaller, in a single package loaded with 21 titles to delight retro gamers. The Super NES Classic Edition, which hit stores early yesterday morning, includes beloved titles like Contra III, Donkey Kong Country, Final Fantasy III, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, Mega Man X, Star Fox, Street Fighter II Turbo, three Super Mario titles and others….

Nintendo restricts livestreaming games for YouTubers in Nintendo’s partners program – Polygon

Saturday, September 30, 2017

YouTube creators who participate in Nintendo’s Creators program will not be able to livestream Nintendo games from the YouTube account tied to Nintendo’s Partner program, the publisher has confirmed. Nintendo issued an update today outlining its livestreaming policy, which now states that YouTube channels linked to Nintendo’s partner program can not stream any Nintendo game either for monetization or non-monetization purposes. Instead, YouTubers have a couple of options. The easiest,…

For Nintendo, it’s rewind and replay – Boston Herald

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Nintendo has rebooted its 1990s-era Super Nintendo Entertainment System, only smaller, in a single package loaded with 21 titles to delight retro gamers. The Super NES Classic Edition, which hit stores early yesterday morning, includes beloved titles like Contra III, Donkey Kong Country, Final Fantasy III, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, Mega Man X, Star Fox, Street Fighter II Turbo, three Super Mario titles and others….

For Nintendo, it’s rewind and replay – Boston Herald

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Nintendo has rebooted its 1990s-era Super Nintendo Entertainment System, only smaller, in a single package loaded with 21 titles to delight retro gamers. The Super NES Classic Edition, which hit stores early yesterday morning, includes beloved titles like Contra III, Donkey Kong Country, Final Fantasy III, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, Mega Man X, Star Fox, Street Fighter II Turbo, three Super Mario titles and others….

Nintendo restricts livestreaming games for YouTubers in Nintendo’s partners program – Polygon

Saturday, September 30, 2017

YouTube creators who participate in Nintendo’s Creators program will not be able to livestream Nintendo games from the YouTube account tied to Nintendo’s Partner program, the publisher has confirmed. Nintendo issued an update today outlining its livestreaming policy, which now states that YouTube channels linked to Nintendo’s partner program can not stream any Nintendo game either for monetization or non-monetization purposes. Instead, YouTubers have a couple of options. The easiest,…

This week’s highs and lows in PC gaming – PC Gamer

Saturday, September 30, 2017

The Highs Samuel Roberts: NEXT-COM This week I interviewed X-Com creator Julian Gollop about Phoenix Point, his return to the turn-based strategy genre. It’s shaping up to be a treat for those who want more of that kind of game after knocking through War of the Chosen, with a totally different approach to the strategic layer.  It borrows more from Civ in that way than anything else, and I can’t…

Wii Shop Channel closing down in 2019 – Polygon

Saturday, September 30, 2017

In 2019, the Wii Shop Channel and its iconic music will come to an end. A statement from Nintendo says that Wii owners will be able to purchase content from the Wii Shop Channel until Jan. 30, 2019. At some point after, Nintendo will close “all services related to the Wii Shop Channel, including redownloading purchased WiiWare, Virtual Console titles, and Wii Channel, as well as Wii System Transfer Tool,…

Why a Video Game Called ‘Cuphead’ Is a Big Deal for Microsoft – Fortune

Saturday, September 30, 2017

It’s been years in the making, but the hotly anticipated video game Cuphead has finally been released. Cuphead, created by the independent publisher StudioMDHR Entertainment, debuted Friday on Microsoft’s (msft) Xbox One gaming console, Windows 10, and the Steam gaming distribution service. Brothers Chad and Jared Moldenhauer, who started work on the game in 2010, intended for its visuals to harken back to the animated films of the 1930’s, like…

When hurricanes hit, philanthropic video game enthusiasts came to the rescue – Los Angeles Times

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Unable to help with hurricane relief efforts in person, Scott Jones did the next best thing he could think of — he gripped his Nintendo 64 video game controller and began playing, his fingers jumping across the game pad. His goal: a 24-hour video game marathon to raise money for charity. Wearing a T-shirt and pajama bottoms and camped out in his apartment in Arlington, Va., Jones spent the first…

Commodore 64 Mini Poised To Continue The Hot Retro Gaming Trend – Forbes

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Retro gaming has been a hot topic as of late and it appears to show no signs of slowing. The NES Classic generated a ton of buzz for Nintendo last year (some good, some bad) and the company followed up with the SNES Classic which just hit store shelves today – and quickly sold out almost everywhere. The Ataribox continues to draw interest as we inch close to its release….

2 Redskins running backs bought an Xbox for a young fan wearing a Colin Kaepernick jersey – Business Insider

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Rob Carr/Getty Images Two Redskins running backs gave 10-year-old Jaden Watts a memory he’ll never forget on Tuesday. As Scott Allen at the Washington Post reports, the story began when running backs Keith Marshall and Rob Kelley were at a shopping mall just outside D.C., and spotted the young Watts browsing around a GameStop and wearing a Colin Kaepernick jersey. The players complimented Watts on the jersey, and later overheard the…

For Nintendo, it’s rewind and replay – Boston Herald

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Nintendo has rebooted its 1990s-era Super Nintendo Entertainment System, only smaller, in a single package loaded with 21 titles to delight retro gamers. The Super NES Classic Edition, which hit stores early yesterday morning, includes beloved titles like Contra III, Donkey Kong Country, Final Fantasy III, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, Mega Man X, Star Fox, Street Fighter II Turbo, three Super Mario titles and others….

For Nintendo, it’s rewind and replay – Boston Herald

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Nintendo has rebooted its 1990s-era Super Nintendo Entertainment System, only smaller, in a single package loaded with 21 titles to delight retro gamers. The Super NES Classic Edition, which hit stores early yesterday morning, includes beloved titles like Contra III, Donkey Kong Country, Final Fantasy III, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, Mega Man X, Star Fox, Street Fighter II Turbo, three Super Mario titles and others….