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A pristine copy of Nintendo's smash hit video game Super Mario Bros. has sold for $2 million. Made for the Nintendo Entertainment System, it is now the world's most valuable video game cartridge.
Following the auctioning of a sealed Super Mario Bros. NES copy for $660,000 back in April, a 1987 copy of The Legend of Zelda has now sold for $870,000, making it the most expensive game sold ever.
A sealed 1985 copy of Super Mario Bros. for the NES has sold for a massive $660,000, becoming the most expensive game ever auctioned, beating the previous record by over half a million dollars.
On this week's episode of the Neowin Podcast, we take some time to talk about our gaming memories, including our first consoles and games, as well as some of our favorites from years past.
The Nintendo Switch Online is getting four new games that most users have probably never heard of. These include three new SNES games - including a former Japan exclusive - and one NES game.
Nintendo has once again randomly announced a new batch of retro games coming to its Nintendo Switch Online Service. Donkey Kong Country 3 is the highlight of this round of releases.
After it leaked earlier in the week, Nintendo has formally announced the LEGO Nintendo Entertainment System set. It's launching alongside the Mario sets on August 1, and it costs $229.99.
LEGO and Nintendo seem to be doubling down on their partnership, with the upcoming release of a LEGO reconstruction of the original Nintendo Entertainment System. It's rumored to cost €229.
Nintendo has updated the NES and SNES Switch Online apps to add a total of four new games to members of the online service. The additions include Pop'n TwinBee, Smash Tennis, and more.
Nintendo has released its monthly batch of NES titles for Nintendo Switch Online subscribers, but perhaps more interesting is the new ability to rewind in games when something goes wrong.
Almost thirty years after the original release, Star Wars for the Nintendo Entertainment System and Game Boy will be available in limited physical quantities from Limited Run Games later this week.
Nintendo has announced this month's games for the Nintendo Entertainment System Switch Online app. VS. Excitebike, Donkey Kong Jr., and Clu Clu Land will all be available next week.
Nintendo has released its monthly set of NES titles for those subscribed to the Nintendo Switch Online service, including Kid Icarus and Star Tropics. Two special editions of games were also added.
Nintendo has revealed this month's NES additions to the Nintendo Switch Online library of classic games. Super Mario Bros. 2 and Kirby's Adventure will join the collection on February 13.
My Arcade's Retro Champ lets you play NES and Famicom cartridges in a handheld console, but you can also plug it into a TV and connect a Bluetooth controller for retro gaming on the big screen.
At CES 2019 today, My Arcade announced a console that you can use to play both NES and Famicom cartridges. The handheld device can work on its own, or you can plug it into an HD TV.
Nintendo Switch Online members this week received a handful of 'new' NES titles to play, but Nintendo also threw in a little twist for The Legend of Zelda, making it much easier to beat the game.
Scheduled to arrive in the middle of next week, Nintendo has announced several additions to the NES stable of games for its Switch Online service, including a game programmed by the late Satoru Iwata.
8bitdo has released new mod kits that will allow you to convert your old NES, SNES, or Genesis controller, and make it wireless. The kit does not require any soldering and costs $19.99.
In Animal Crossing, you could play classic games on NES consoles. But there was a console that was not bundled with a game and had no use. Apparently, that unit can be used as an in-game NES emulator.
As promised, Nintendo is gearing up for another round of availability for the popular NES Classic Edition. The NES Mini has already appeared on Amazon UK for preorder at the low price of £49.99.
If you are a fan of Mega Man, you will most likely want to check out the limited edition cartridges that are being produced in collaboration with Capcom. The cartridges are limited to 8,500 pieces.
It was only a few months ago that a hidden tribute to the late Satoru Iwata was discovered on the Nintendo Switch. Now, it looks like Nintendo has removed the tribute in a recent update.
Beloved Nintendo president Satoru Iwata is honored through the Switch with a game he programmed, but it is only unlockable on the date of his death using his signature Nintendo Direct hand motion.
Nintendo has announced the return of the NES Classic and continued production of the SNES Classic through 2018. Also, the arrival of the Famicom Mini and continued production of the Famicom in 2018.
After the winning bidder of an eBay auction of Stadium Events did not pay, the owner of a sealed copy of one of the rarest games ever released for the NES sold it to a private collector.
Our latest giveaway is going to be a lot of fun for one lucky reader, who will win Nintendo's retro-fabulous NES Classic Edition console, an extra controller, and a stylish Controller Messenger Bag.
The NES Classic Edition has now been exploited to let users modify the library and add their own games - even homebrew. The process is a bit complicated but video tutorials have now been published.
It's hard to believe, but The Legend of Zelda made its debut 30 years ago. In celebration, Nintendo is offering a glimpse at the design process of the game with original level design documents.
It has been a little over a month and the NES Classic Edition is still sold out at various retailers. According to a new report, Nintendo has sold nearly 200K units for the month of November.
After announcing the Nintendo Classic Mini in July, Nintendo has taken it a step further for its customers in Japan, offering a new Famicom Mini console, a variant of the Japanese NES.
If you are looking for a luxe NES console, the Analogue Nt mini could be the perfect purchase. The console offers NES and Famicom support, with HDMI, RGB, component, S-Video and composite output.
Nintendo Power was Nintendo's official source for news and tips throughout the years. Though it was discontinued in 2012, you can now browse the first 145 issues of the magazine online for free.
After the surprise announcement of the NES Classic Edition earlier this month, the latest trailer shows off better color accuracy and picture clarity compared to prior emulation efforts from Nintendo.
"The classic NES is back in a familiar-yet-new form," said Nintendo, as it announced the Classic Mini - a new version of its beloved console, including 30 games like Super Mario Bros, Zelda, and more.
Over on Massdrop, 8Bitdo's retro-inspired NES30 PRO controller, packing dual analogue sticks and Bluetooth connectivity, is being offered for 33% below its standard retail price.
Stadium Events is an extremely rare game due to a variety of reasons. The highest known selling price of the game is $22,800 but now there are people willing to buy it for more than $40,000.
June 6, 2014, is World Tetris Day, and also marks the 30th birthday of one of the greatest games of all time. We look back on its history, and invite you to share your memories of the legendary game.
The new Analogue NT NES is now available for pre-order. Coming it at $499 this may be a retro gamer's dream console, offering perfect compatibility with all catridges and peripherals.