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Holy Cow, Someone Hacked An NES Zapper Gun Into A Real Laser Gun

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Posted on September 24, 2012 AT 02:45pm
Somewhere out there, a team of hackers has created a terrifying, yet completely incredible weapon out of a video game peripheral. It's called the Nintendo Zapper 2W+ Laser Gun, and it's so rad. READ MORE



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Rare Final Fantasy II NES Cartridge Up for Sale for $50,000 on eBay

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Posted on August 21, 2012 AT 06:11am
Final Fantasy II launched back in 1988 for the NES, however it never made it to the West, until now. One eBayer is selling what he claims to be the only American Final Fantasy II cartridge in existence and it will cost you an arm and a leg to get it. READ MORE



Video

7 WORST Movie Themed Video Games

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Posted on August 13, 2012 AT 12:56am
Disclaimer: Before anyone goes and gets their panties in a bunch over what didn't make this list lets establish that we all know that NES Rambo, Die Hard, The Karate Kid, Top Gun, Friday the 13th, Nightmare on Elm Street, Ghostbusters, Indiana Jones, the Sega Master System version of Rocky, and the Atari Texas Chainsaw Massacre suck hard. READ MORE



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Rare Legend Of Zelda NES Prototype Cart Going For $150K On eBay

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Posted on July 30, 2012 AT 01:49pm
Another rare video game collectible piece is up for auction on eBay, and as per usual, you apparently need to be a millionaire to afford it without completely wiping out your bank account. READ MORE



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Mega Man 8-Bit Fan Video Almost Tops That 90s Cartoon Intro

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Posted on May 30, 2012 AT 01:42pm
Can you imagine how much better the Mega Man 1990's cartoon would have been if the entire show's animation budget was consistent with the opening intro? READ MORE



Review

EGM Review:
Kid Icarus: Uprising

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Posted on March 19, 2012 AT 05:00am
Many of us who grew up with the NES fell in love with the idea of a little angel who was trying to save the heavens from a nasty demon with snakes for hair. Then we played this game and proceeded to throw and smash many a controller due to its later legendary unforgiving difficulty and would need to go to anger therapy for being turned into an eggplant over and over again. How would this long awaited sequel stand up to that legacy? Check out our review to find out! READ MORE



Feature

EGM Feature:
Top 5 Hardest Games

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Posted on March 1, 2012 AT 03:22pm
A common complaint by many gamers who grew up through the NES era is that although games have evolved as an art form in terms of design, storytelling, and even control schemes, many developers have sacrificed the difficulty in the hopes of reaching a larger, more casual audience. Though that’s not necessarily a bad thing in some cases, many of us still pine for those punishing arcade ports and debilitating marathons on games without save files. In tribute to a bygone era, EGM looks at some of their favorite challenges from back in the day. READ MORE



News

Worlds Largest Controller Unveiled

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Posted on January 19, 2012 AT 09:10am
The worlds largest video game controller was unveiled today in London, England, weighing 265 pounds and costing £4000. READ MORE



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Japan’s Favorite Nintendo Games Of All Time

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Posted on January 2, 2012 AT 03:42pm
Japanese Nintendo fans have spoken up about their favorite games to come from the publisher. What did they vote for, and do you agree? READ MORE



Feature

EGM Interview:
Retro City Rampage

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Posted on December 15, 2011 AT 09:01am
The one-man wrecking crew and the main brain behind this NES-style brand of GTA-inspired mayhem that is Brian Provinciano, talks about building his retro world from the ground up in Retro City Rampage. READ MORE



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EGM Feature:
The 5 Most Influential Japanese Games
Day Three: Super Mario Bros.

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Posted on November 2, 2011 AT 12:00pm
All this week, EGMNOW.com takes a look at our picks for the five most influential Japanese videogames ever released. READ MORE



News

Nintendo announces the final five free NES games for Nintendo Ambassadors

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Posted on September 2, 2011 AT 12:00am
For you old-school 3DS owners - aka "Nintendo Ambassadors" - Nintendo today announced the final block of five NES games you'll be getting for free here soon. READ MORE



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