Tag Archives: Famicom Disk System

More than 30 years late to the party, an untouched Famicom gets its chance to shine

Our second treasure trove of the day, and this time one that’s been doing the rounds, is courtesy of Nintendo themselves (and spotted over on Attract Mode). A recent series on Nintendo’s Japanese website celebrating the 30th anniversary of The Legend … Continue reading

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You’ve Probably Never Played… Wakusei Aton Gaiden

Wakusei Aton Gaiden (Planet Aton Side-Story) Developer(s): Kokuzeichou Publisher: Kokuzeichou Platform(s): Famicom Disk System Release Date: November 1990 (Japan exclusive) When games come from an unexpected place, be it through their developer, country of origin or distribution method, they more often than not have … Continue reading

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Bargains, In-flight Entertainment and Carts Galore – Culture Collection #9

There’s no better way to spend your weekend than with some portable games. If Game Boy classics are your style, then FamicomSpirits has got you more than covered with this truly envy-inducing mound of carts! Whilst it’s obviously difficult to … Continue reading

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You’ve Probably Never Played… Mario Bros. Variations

Mario Bros. is the very definition of a Nintendo arcade classic. It features fun, easy to play single-screen action that earned itself many a quarter in arcades back when it first released in 1983. Sending Mario back to his plumbing roots, … Continue reading

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See the many faces of Diskun in this original Famicom Disk Writer catalogue

One of the first articles I posted up on the site was about the Famicom Disk Writer, a unique service available in Japan that allowed Famicom Disk System owners to re-write their game disks to change up their game library … Continue reading

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