Tag: Nintendo

Is retro gaming better?

With Sony copying Nintendo and bringing out a mini first generation PlayStation, I find myself asking “is Retro gaming better?” The reason for this is simple, I’m thinking of the ideal game for my wife’s Christmas so she has something to play on her Nintendo 3DS but I am having to choose as there is a lot of really great… Read more →

Super Mario World

This game brings back a lot of good memories and that’s why I ended up buying a copy early last year. There is not a lot of games that I have grown up with that I want my kids to play but Super Mario World is one of them.  The game itself was a launch title for the Super Nintendo… Read more →

Hyperkin Smartboy

Retro Nintendo gamers rejoice, the Hyperkin Smartboy has arrived for Android phones. This special piece of kit allows you to play Nintendo Gameboy and Gameboy Color games on the move via your phone. The Smartboy is compatible with a range of Android devices and expands to fit your phone. Imagine playing Pokémon Yellow on your phone or some other game… Read more →

Nintendo to cease sales of Nes Classic Edition

In a statement to IGN, Nintendo have announced that sales of the Nes Classic Edition are to cease.  It seems that Nintendo never meant for the console to be a long term thing.


Personally I think this is a bad move considering the amount of interest in Retro gaming that there is at the moment.    Compared to the original machine the Nes Classic is dinky in size, has a good selection of games to play & is ideal for all the family.

I’ve read that production isn’t ceasing in Japan entirely but western gamers like myself will be missing out.

Buy one whilst you still can.