If you meet me, it doesn't take you very long to figure out that I have a passion for video games; especially Nintendo. I was invited to come out to Nintendo Headquarters in Redmond with my daughters to be in a Nintendo Sneak Peek featurette that showcases new games coming out.
I've been a fan of video games my entire life, especially the old 8-bit Nintendo or NES of the late 80s, early 90s. Even though the last game was officially released by Nintendo in 1995-ish, some 20 years later there are fans still keeping the system alive by making and creating brand-new games that play on working hardware.
I wouldn't call myself a collector, but I do love classic video games and pick them up if they're for a good price whenever I can. It's like I'm rescuing them from an uncertain demise so I can keep them for myself or pass them along to a video game collector to help build their collection. I usually find some great stuff at Yakima's Biggest Yard Sale and this year didn't disappoint at all.
Before Christmas of 2016, Nintendo announced something called the NES Classic Edition. It's a 'plug-n-play' system that involves hooking it up to your TV and, with the packed-in controller, you can play from 30 classic NES games from the 80s and 90s. It was the hottest Christmas item last year. Nintendo announced they were going to cease production of this system. Now if the time you get one, even
The video game, Punch-Out!! is an all-time classic. I remember playing it 30 years ago and it still holds up today as one of my favorite games of all time. Gaijillionaire thought it would be fun to do a quick video as if this video game was the big fight from its time.
I don't know anyone that's more looking forward to Nintendo's next video game system more than I am. The Nintendo Switch was announced a while back and will be released in March. Somehow, there was an error in shipping or something as someone got their hands on one and showcased some of the features to show the world.
Nintendo unveiled their Nintendo Switch in a complete overview of what it is, how much it'll cost, online capabilities and so much more. No doubt it'll be a hot item this year when it launches on March 3, but here are a few things you should know before you buy one...
Pop star Ariana Grande is set to be a playable character in the new Final Fantasy Brave Exvius mobile game. Not only that but her song 'Touch It' will have a special remix featured exclusively in this title.