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Retro Spotlight | Pin Bot

We continue to explore the best of 8-bit pinball in Williams' Pin Bot. Converted from the 1986 table, this NES game features a scrolling field of play and impressively reimagines the actual board in a digital format. Join Matt and Joe as they explore the husband of the Bride of Pin Bot- Pin Bot! https://youtu.be/crN5MgbvEo8

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MLB Opening Week 2017 | Baseball

To celebrate the beginning of the 2017 Major League Baseball season, we play Baseball on NES. Matt and Joe play through one game on the 8-bit outfield that Shigeru Miyamoto designed, and one of them fared far better than the other. https://youtu.be/oMgImHNunow

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Retro Spotlight | Pinball

Pinball for the Nintendo Entertainment System was first released in 1985 as a launch title for the NES in North America. Nintendo based the game on the 1983 Game & Watch game of the same name. It was one of the titles that was programmed through contract work with HAL Laboratory, with a young Satoru…

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Retro Spotlight | Mega Man

This month's cover story is really about nostalgia. Not just the simple idea of remembering something just to remember it, but to carry its legacy forward and help breed new ideas from what we've learned. January is about the new beginnings from old experiences, and to start our Retro Spotlight feature for the month it…

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Making Our Own NES Classic Edition

Nintendo couldn't make enough of the NES Classic Edition for us to be able to obtain one on launch day. After driving around and meeting disappointment bit after bit, Marc and Joe decided to take matters into their own hands. https://youtu.be/36axfoCGW9Y We spend just over thirty minutes playing through a random assortment of NES games,…

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The Sound of Castlevania

Video game music has now reached the point where it rivals the best of film scores. Modern releases over the last decade host within them grandiose orchestral scores that provide a sense of environment and depth to the game that creates a clear departure from what we had previously come to expect in video game…

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