Tag Archives: Satellaview

Unique 16-Bit Apparel Celebrates an Obscure Chapter in Nintendo’s Hardware History

From Elude Visibility (the online store of the archive of prototype and unreleased game ROMs of the same name, curated by Matthew Callis of superfamicom.org) comes some video game-inspired apparel that pays homage to Nintendo’s fascinating hardware history, reaching into … Continue reading

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In Fitting with the Season, Here’s a Nintendo-Sanctioned Version of Wham!’s ‘Last Christmas’ on the Super Famicom

Yes, you read that right. This unused 16-bit cover of Wham!’s ‘Last Christmas’ was featured as a part of Do-Re-Mi De~Fa!, a digital music magazine distributed via the Super Famicom’s Satellaview service, which we’ve been talking about an awful lot this … Continue reading

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Silver Trousers and Future Visions with the Satellaview

I stumbled across this introduction video for Nintendo’s Satellaview, which for those who don’t know is a Super Famicom peripheral that allowed users in Japan to download exclusive games and content from scheduled satellite radio broadcasts, provided by a company … Continue reading

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Watch the President of Sony uppercut PaRappa the Rapper in this SNES-CD homebrew game

When the prototype of the ill-fated SNES-CD add-on (also known as the Super Disc, or even the Nintendo PlayStation) leaks out into the hands of the public, what are you, the president of Sony, going to do? Get revenge by causing … Continue reading

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Experience an overlooked adventure with English-dubbed Satellaview Zelda

The Satellaview has become something of a curio amongst Nintendo fans, both due to a diverse library of interesting titles and content, as well as a somewhat peculiar distribution method that has resulted in a fair amount of said content … Continue reading

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You’ve Probably Never Played… BS F-Zero Grand Prix 2

BS F-Zero Grand Prix 2 Developer:  Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo Platform(s): Super Famicom (via Satellaview) Release Date: 1997 (Japan exclusive) Considering that only last week we were celebrating the 25th anniversary of the release of the original F-Zero, I felt there was … Continue reading

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