In case your new to the Internet, Nintendo, iOS and all things cool, I’m going to share with you one of the greatest tragedies of iOS gaming: Nintendo continues to refuse to port old (read “classic”) NES and GB/GBA games over to iOS. This has been a personal frustration for years!
My first video game was Super Mario Bros., and I can’t even begin to tell you how awesome it would be for me to be able to play it again, on my phone. That is why, with mixed emotions, I share with you the following news:
I spotted a Legend of Zelda timeline theory and had to take a look.
Could all my Zelda favorites be connected in one timeline?
Here are several different Zelda timeline theories — you decide:
This really puts video game console prices into perspective!
Considering the adjusted price of an Intellivision, it makes my NES, SNES and Playstation look like bargains!
Check it out:
A lot has gone into the design and style of video game controllers. While Nintendo has had some of the more radical ideas, the latest release of the Xbox One and Playstation 4 has inspired these morphing animated GIFs of both the Xbox and Playstation controller — beginning from the first design to the latest.
You’ll see that while they mostly look the same, there has certainly been some changes made:
Have you ever thought of using game developing skills to fight world diseases like malaria?
I certainly never have, but that’s what the Against Malaria Foundation is doing!
Their free iOS and Android game, Nightmare: Malaria, is not only top-notch as far as gaming goes, but has been a great catalyst to educate people on the toll that malaria is taking on Africa, how to fight malaria, and even raise the practical support that’s needed in fighting malaria.
Check this game out, you’ll want to download it TODAY!
It’s a classic holiday joke.
Get a child a large toy that includes a giant box, and watch the child ignore the new toy while finding every possible way to enjoy the magic that a cardboard box can be.
But it’s not just a funny quip on Christmas morning, anymore. Now you can order an actual cardboard box — BAWX — as a gift this Christmas season:
This custom built handheld Nintendo NES plays real game cartridges!
Commissioned for a whopping $550, it’s even styled nicely with that ol’ 8-bit look and feel.
Check this out:
Our generation grew-up on Super Mario Bros. and Space Invaders.
We all know that any EPIC adventure requires a group of four and that it’s dangerous to go alone.
Video gaming has made it’s impact on our culture and we can see the effects, today.
Just take a look at these statistics:
This is way cool.
You’ve got to check this out!
Kris Temmerman decided he wanted to make something interactive in his store window.
So, he built this EPIC public neighborhood video game:
This has got to be the most detailed flowchart on choosing a board game EVER!
I combed through it looking for what titles it includes, to see if this was really worth posting. If it didn’t include classics like Settlers of Catan or Carcassonne (aka: some of my favorites), what would be the point, right?
Well, this flowhchart not only includes these great games, but even offers the classics like Mouse Trap and Sorry!
This flowhcart may or may not come in handy while you try to choose the perfect board game, but it certainly is a lot of fun to read.
Check this out: