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The Analogue NT or Why Someone Would Drop $500 on a NES Console

The Analogue NT or Why Someone Would Drop $500 on a NES Console

So, I was glancing over news from the world of retro video games today and had to do a double take. I’m used to people repackaging or emulating old consoles. Heck, The Retron 5 does exactly this blending a large handful of classic console hardware emulation into one definitive, inexpensive $130 package. There’s also the Retro […]

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Zelda Outlands: The Fan Made Legend of Zelda NES Game

Zelda Outlands: The Fan Made Legend of Zelda NES Game

I was reading back through older posts on the site and really enjoyed the post about Chrono Trigger Crimson Echoes. I know  many of you guys really enjoyed that post as well. So, I wanted to return to the subject of romhacking (or, more specifically, romhacking vintage video games). I’m not sure if you guys […]

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Nintendo World Championship 1990 Winner’s Trophy

Nintendo World Championship 1990 Winner’s Trophy

None too often does an item come along that signifies such an illustrious part of video gaming history as this 1990 Nintendo World Championship trophy.  Sure, it isn’t in the greatest shape, but can you imagine how many friends/potential girlfriends/boyfriends you could get just walking down the street holding this baby?  My wife just replied […]

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The PS1 Dex Drive

The Playstation 1 Dex Drive, from Interact, gifted its owner the ability to download saves from anywhere on the Internet and transfer them to a PS1 memory card. The reverse was also possible — it let you back up saves to your PC’s hard drive, or post them online for others to play with. Originally […]

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Another Gigantic Thing

This thing is really gigantic, isn’t it? This near-complete NES collection is now being offered in its entirety for a five-figure price. Over 800 carts are in it, including every licensed NES game and nearly every unlicensed one. The only notable absence is the NWC cart in either form. These big auctions attract attention, but […]

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Xbox and Xbox 360 Sports Review Preview Development Disc Lot

72 PIN NES Nintendo Pirates

I’ve debated all week if I should bid on these or share. I finally talked myself out of trying to buy all these, so here you are. You’re welcome. Seller will combine shipping (I asked). There are lots of nice pirates here and currently are super cheap. UPDATE: ENDED AUCTION HERE More NES: 6 Hong […]

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WATCH DOGS E3 2013 COLLECTORS EDITION TIN WITH CONTENTS

Prototype Arcadia VI Unreleased NES Game VGA Proto

Arcadia VI was a game developed by Source the Software house for play on the Nintendo Entertainment system. The cartridge was to include 6 mini games including Tennis, a Racer, a Vertical Shooter, a Scrolling shooter similar to commando, as well as two other games that never started production. For unknown reasons, the game ceased […]

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VectorMan Ultra Saturn Concept Design Art

NES PAL Sealed Shipping Boxes & VGA Prototypes

Seller video_gamers has a few interesting things for NES collectors. With my love of shipping boxes, my favourites are this PAL Nintendo NES RAD RACER sealed factory shipping box and this PAL Nintendo NES CHESSMASTER sealed factory shipping box. Prices on the other stuff (PAL Exclusives) are a little high for my tastes. Also VGA Protos!   Also: […]

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One Great Mother SHUT YOUR MOUTH

“I’m just talkin’ ’bout EarthBound.” “OK, I can dig it.”

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Nintendo Famicom Disk Writer Official Repair Service Cart Cartridge

European Small Black Box NES Games

retrofan_nl has listed several Small Black Box NES titles. He has Pinball, Balloon Fight, Kung Fu, Gumshoe, Ice Climber, Donkey Kong 3, Super Mario Bros., Metroid and a lot of loose French titles. These were released at least in France, Germany, Benelux, UK, Spain, Italy and Scandinavia. See them all here. Also: Large Colecovision Lot […]

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Oh joy, look what’s back

…he said sarcastically. You may recall that a year ago, someone acquired one of the 26 Nintendo World Championships Gold carts and then — to the great wincing pain of every collector watching — dismantled it, then had the VGA laminate it in pieces. He claimed that framing it this way would keep it preserved […]

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Ninja Gaiden NES Prototype

Ninja Gaiden NES Prototype

Ninja Gaiden, first released in arcades in 1988, and later on NES in 1989 (North America), is known for its innovative use of cutscenes and notorious difficulty. Prototypes of NES games are commonly sold for high prices, and are also highly coveted by those who don’t want to own simply retail versions. Often times, a […]

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