I wanted a proper controller for my Nintendo Switch without paying for a Pro controller. Let’s see if this is worth checking out.
After Nintendo announced they were going to discontinue the NES Classic Edition, I knew bootleggers would come up with a cheap rip-off. I was right and it didn’t take long. But does it do the same? Is it worth the $20? Let’s find out.
Don’t let anyone tell you that the market is dried up. I found one of my best finds ever just the other day.
If you’ve ever wanted to play Ocarina of Time: Master Quest or a translated Sin and Punishment or Wonder Project J on physical hardware, here’s how you can make your own Nintendo 64 repros.
I was sent a copy of Bonk’s Adventure in hopes to get it working again.
There’s only a few games I do like from the N64 library, but of those games I like, I really, really like them. Here’s my top 10 N64 games.
Now that the Nintendo Switch has been unveiled, there has been a lot of talk of what it can and can’t do. Here, I present my 10 alternative facts about the Nintendo Switch. Make sure to leave yours in the comments.
Jeffrey Wittenhagen has published several books about NES, SNES and more. His latest book doesn’t feature video game reviews, but focuses on video game memories. Here’s a preview inside.
These are five YouTube channels I enjoy and I have a feeling they’ll all grow leaps and bounds in 2017. Check’em out!
As Raspberry Pi computers are become more and more popular, here’s a look inside a emulation machine housed inside of a NES cartridge.
In an effort to make broken games work again, I try to fix them and, if fixed, I give them away. Today it’s the very uncommon Ninja Gaiden 3 for NES.
Introducing my daughters to new games, I thought they’d like Hello Kitty World for Famicom.
Did you know there was a cute version of Maniac Mansion that came out a couple of years before the NES version in Japan? Or that Airwolf for Famicom was a shmup? There are several games that came out for both NES and Famicom that share a name,…
Someone handed me a broken Goof Troop. If I can get it working, I’ll give it away.
I was gifted three Tengen NES games in hopes to get them working again. I’ve never worked on a Tengen game before to this is a first for me!
In my latest attempt to fix classic games, I try to fix D-Pad Danny’s personal copy of The Immortal. Wish me luck!
Download and Download 2 for PC Engine and PC Engine CD respectively are two awesome shmups for the NEC system that need more recognition. Both are very importable.
I found a game I’ve never heard of for $5. I just had to check it out.
Henshin Engine is a new homebrew for TurboGrafx-CD coming soon. Here’s a sneak preview and how to get your hands on a copy when it comes out.
The quick answer is, “you can’t,” but I’ll show you what I did to make mine. I’ll bet it’s pretty similar to others you see locally.
In ‘Open Cart Surgery’, I like to fix broken games and walk you through the process. This game was severely water damaged. I’m up for a challenge!
After doing the NES and SNES repro tutorials, I’ve had plenty of requests on how to make Genesis repros. Not only do I show you, but it’s your chance to win the game I made!
I was gifted a broken copy of one of my guilty pleasure games for NES — Golgo 13. Instead of using my usual methods for fixing games, I’m going to try something new. I hope I can get it working!
With the help of Lucious T, I tell you my favorite rival in video games. What’s yours? Tell us in the comments.
In ‘Prove Me Wrong’, I tell you the best in any given topic and invite others to prove me wrong. In my latest video, I ask SushiRobo to prove why my favorite video game ghost isn’t the best. I encourage you to tell me who your favorite video…
I take you through a few things I like about Gun.Smoke and even a few things I unlike about it.
I’ll often showcase Pacnsacdave’s creative hacks on this channel. This time, I wanted to show off 18 of his hacks that you can download for free. Get them at Pacnsacdave’s website.
My friend Nintenjoel sent me his broken Final Fantasy 2 cart. It’s one of my favorite games – I hope I can get it working!
For fun, I thought I’d combine two things I love — Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and the NES game, City Connection.
Introducing Basic Championship Wrestling! It’s a homebrew (not hack, this is made from scratch) originally programmed in QBasic and ported to work in a NES.
Every so often new prototypes of unfinished and unreleased games are found. If we’re lucky, someone will dump the rom so we can see what could have been released. In this case, someone found and rom dumped the unreleased NES version of ‘Happily Ever After’ by Sofel. Here’s…
It’s odd for me to say one of my favorite NES games is all about saving a tree. I cover what I like and ‘unlike’ about Faxanadu for NES.
More NES Repro tutorials. This time we cover the weird UNROM board which is great for the Castlevania and Mega Man hacks.
CaptNRetro sent me a broken Rad Racer for NES. Can I fix it? Time for Open Cart Surgery with your chance to win!
Pacnsacdave is at his antics again! He had Freddy vs. Jason: DK edition but if you were feeling left out because you prefer Jason over Freddy, he swapped roles in his latest NES hack.
One of Nintendo’s best kept secrets. This awesome game has many things to like about it, but a few things to unlike with it, too.
I do a regular series where I attempt to fix broken video games using various means to get them working again. Here I try to fix one of the best NES games ever, Shadowgate.
Pacnsacdave did it again making this awesome 80s movie into a sweet NES hack.
I do a series where I attempt to fix broken video games using various means of fixing games. In this one, I try to fix Firepower 2000 for SNES.
If you’ve ever wanted to know how to make SNES reproductions or just curious to see how it’s done, here’s an quick guide on making easy-to-make games.