This week’s newsletter covers the best of Japanese NES games, Rom Hacks and a new “mini” console in the works.
Also, Sonic Spinball turns 29 years old today! You can play this game here.
Everyone knows Super Mario Bros. but did you know Game Over was not the end and you could continue with a simple button combination 😲. GeekyRant gives more details. Link
Den of Geek are back with a list that tells us all about the “Best NES games released outside of Japan”, and I am sure some are well worth a go. Link
Starfox is one of the iconic SNES games and pushed the hardware, and some cleaver modder has now pushed it further with the release of the ROM hack Starfox EX – which contains SNES mouse support, 5-player mode and 17 levels with battles against some of Nintendo’s icons. PCGamer delve into more detail. Link
Did you know there was an N64 Zelda game that never got launched, Ruetir give details and the story behind Zelda 64. Link
Game Informer has a nice feature on a visit to Japan’s Mario Themed amusement park. Really want to visit this place. Link
The rankers at CBR give their view on the best 15 Sonic games. For me, it was Sonic 2. Link
Bleeding Cool gives details of the 6 new games created by Digital Eclipse for their Atari 50 collection. Link
Konami has announced the launch of the TurboGrafix-16 mini! Link