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Shack's Arcade Corner: Donkey Kong 3

By Greg Burke, Jun 28, 2017 4:20pm PDT

Greg Burke is back with another episode about a classic arcade game. 


21 Facts You Might Not Know About All the Games on the SNES Classic

By David Craddock, Jun 27, 2017 5:05pm PDT

Is Super Castlevania 4 a prequel, a sequel, or something else entirely? Learn the answer and 20 other secrets about the games collected in Nintendo’s Super NES Classic.


"For a taste of how crazy Rainbow Edition was, check this out: ..."

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11 Games Missing from Nintendo's SNES Classic

By David Craddock, Jun 26, 2017 2:00pm PDT

Nintendo put together an impressive list of titles for its next miniaturized retro console, but several must-play games failed to make the cut.    


"Yes, but I meant it in the same way as why Chrono Trigger is missing. Nintendo had hit the cap ..."

- one random winner see all 36 comments

SNES Classic Supply to be 'Significantly' Higher Than NES Classic

By Steve Watts, Jun 26, 2017 12:10pm PDT

But don't count on finding one in the wild. Production time is still limited, and the gold rush is already starting.


"I sincerely bought it with unsure intentions. I didn't know if I wanted to keep it or not, but ..."

- ajvitaly see all 12 comments

Nintendo's 'SNES Classic' Announced, Includes Star Fox 2 and 20 More Games

By Steve Watts, Jun 26, 2017 9:15am PDT

The next in Nintendo's minature console line features a slate of 21 games, including some rarities, for $79.99.


"I feel like that machine should come with at least twice as many games if not more."

- Halen see all 71 comments

Top 10 E3 Takeaways

By Greg Burke, Jun 23, 2017 4:20pm PDT

Greg Burke is back with his top 10 takeaways from E3 2017.


"I hope so, but at this point RE2make is a big enough deal that I wager Sony's keeping it in ..."

- David Craddock see all 20 comments

Nyko's Nintendo Switch Dock is Teeny-Tiny, Won't Scratch the Screen

By Steve Watts, Jun 23, 2017 12:45pm PDT

The third-party peripheral maker steps in to tend to some less-than-ideal aspects of the official dock.


"Of all of the NESes I've got and have fooled with over the years I've never run into one with a ..."

- guido anchovy see all 13 comments

Shack's Arcade Corner: Radar Scope

By Greg Burke, Jun 22, 2017 6:00pm PDT

Greg Burke is back from E3 2017 to tell us all about the first arcade game that Shigeru Miyamoto helped develop for Nintendo. Radar Scope!


Everything We Know About Super Mario Odyssey

By David Craddock, Jun 22, 2017 8:30am PDT

Following Nintedo's Direct, here's everything we know about Super Mario Odyssey so far.


Metroid Prime 4 Will Not Have Retro Studios Involvement

By John Keefer, Jun 20, 2017 8:20am PDT

A new development team will be taking over from the studio that created the bulk of the franchise's recent titles.


"That's ok because 2 and 3 got worse and worse. Let someone else try to recapture the magic of 1"

- redshak see all 5 comments

E3 2017: Super Mario Odyssey Exclusive New Donk City Gameplay

By Greg Burke, Jun 19, 2017 6:30pm PDT

We loved the game. We played it a lot. Check out footage of our playthrough of New Donk City.


"It's definitely possible but I don't think it's going to happen, at least not frequently. ..."

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Everything Nintendo Announced at E3 2017

By Steve Watts, Jun 19, 2017 1:30pm PDT

For such a short presentation, Nintendo packed its pre-recorded stream with announcements and then dripped a few more throughout the week.


A Switch Design Flaw Allows No Backups, and Nintendo Doesn't Care

By John Keefer, Jun 16, 2017 9:30am PDT

If your console breaks, all the work you put into those games is gone for good.


"Microsoft and Sony are on their 2nd generation of consoles with it while Nintendo appears to ..."

- derelict515 see all 18 comments

E3 2017: Pikmin 4 is 'Still Progressing,' Miyamoto Says

By John Keefer, Jun 14, 2017 6:10pm PDT

With Nintendo showing many of its iconic games and characters at this E3, the little half-plant, half-animal Pikmin were conspicuously absent.


"Unfortunately that leads to things like the last F-Zero game coming out on the Gamecube sometimes."

- one random winner see all 5 comments

E3 2017: Super Mario Odyssey Hands-on Impressions: What if This is Simulation?

By Asif Khan, Jun 14, 2017 9:00am PDT

Shacknews has hands-on impressions of Super Mario Odyssey from the show floor at E3 2017.


"No way, they wouldn't gimp the handheld mode without very good reason."

- Zek see all 24 comments