Tag Archives: NES

Highlights from the 2017 My Famicase Exhibition

We introduced this year’s My Famicase Exhibition, an art show consisting entirely of creative designs for make-believe Famicom games, at the end of last month. Hosts METEOR have now uploaded their full online gallery of every cartridge on display. After … Continue reading

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More cart-based chiptune goodness with “8BIT MUSIC POWER NEXT”

Following on from the success of 8BIT MUSIC POWER, the unique chiptune album which released earlier this year in authentic Famicom cartridge format, homebrew developer and artist Riki Iwasaki has announced at the 2016 BitSummit indie developers conference that a sequel is in … Continue reading

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Kira Kira Star Night DX – The second Famicom game to release in 2016

Perhaps back in 1983, these are words that nobody thought could possibly be uttered – a brand-new Famicom game is releasing in 2016, and it isn’t even the first one. Following the success of homebrew Famicom chiptune album 8-BIT MUSIC POWER, … Continue reading

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A Little Look At… 8BIT MUSIC POWER

Since its unveiling back in late 2015 we’ve been eagerly anticipating the release of 8BIT MUSIC POWER, a brand new chiptune album produced by Famicom homebrew developer Riki Iwasaki, featuring the musical talents of many different chiptune artists and delivered in the … Continue reading

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“8BIT MUSIC POWER” now available to pre-order!

You may remember around a month ago we featured an article about “8BIT MUSIC POWER”, a brand new chiptune album from Japan released in Famicom cartridge format! I was quite excited to discover that Japanese artist and programmer RIKI was working on … Continue reading

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You’ve Probably Never Played… Wily & Right no RockBoard: That’s Paradise

Wily & Right no RockBoard: That’s Paradise Developer:  Capcom Publisher: Capcom Platform(s): Famicom Release Date: 15th January 1993 (Japan exclusive) It seems that these days, almost every major franchise has taken the opportunity to trade their usual fanfare in favour of … Continue reading

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You’ve Probably Never Played… N.Y. Nyankies

N.Y. Nyankies (Rockin’ Kats) Developer: Atlus Publisher: Atlus Platform(s): Famicom/NES Release Date: 5th April 1991 Long ago, before the likes of Persona and Etrian Odyssey had even been thought of, Atlus was a very different company. This was a decidedly younger Atlus, perhaps one … Continue reading

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Listen to chiptune the way it was intended with RIKI’s “8BIT MUSIC POWER”!

Many fans of chiptune music will tell you that the best and most authentic sounding beats around are those produced by the machines that inspired the genre themselves! Be it the NES or the Game Boy, both of which sport a wide … Continue reading

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The HAL Laboratory games you’ve probably never played

It is without argue that developer HAL Laboratory are responsible for some of the most beloved franchises in video game history; from the brilliant platforming adventures of Kirby to the cult RPG classic Mother series, not to mention a certain all-star fighter featuring … 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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