Tag Archives: Famicom

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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Get a first hand look at the ‘My Famicase Exhibition’ with this neat tour of the Meteor design store

If you read our post from last month about the ‘My Famicase Exhibition‘ held by Japanese design store Meteor every year, you might be interested to know that you can check out all of the cartridges on display in the store … Continue reading

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In celebration of the FA Cup final, here are some crazy football games you should try

It’s undoubtable that football (or soccer, if you like) is one of the biggest sports in the world, and in spite of various recent revelations involving a bunch of old geezers accepting ‘favours’ (in my head this would be crazy … Continue reading

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CyberGadget’s new console plays almost everything, and you can pre-order it right now

This is the RetroFreak, a brand new multi-system console from Japanese peripheral creators Cyber Gadget, (who you may be aware of for bringing us this entirely necessary accessory for the 3DS). Earlier this year, all eyes were on Hyperkin’s Retron5 … Continue reading

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A Famicom for the 21st Century?

Artist Arne Niklas Jansson has recently posted a really cool and creative new concept for a variation on the Famicom system, the ‘Famicube’, on his website Android Arts. This interesting notion takes into consideration both a brand new identity for the Famicom, as well … Continue reading

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Meteor’s 2015 Famicase Exhibition is Live

Awesome Japanese-based design store Meteor have just opened their yearly ‘My Famicase Exhibition’, an in-store art exhibition displaying hundreds of original Famicom cartridge cases, each sporting one of almost 150 different artists’ take on fictional Famicom games of their creation. Of … Continue reading

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The Famicom Disk Writer kiosk has scarily catchy music

Around the launch of the Famicom Disk System, Nintendo introduced Japan to the Famicom Disk Writer; a clever method for allowing Famicom Disk System owners to change up their game library for a reduced price (generally around 500 yen as opposed … Continue reading

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