System Reviews

History of Consoles: Nintendo Famicom Disk System (1986)

    Console: Famicom Disk System Manufacturer: Nintendo  Availability: February 21st, 1986 History:   The Famicom Disk System (FDS) was as an extra peripheral released for the Nintendo Famicom on February 21st, 1986. The Famicom Disk System was initially announced …

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Wii U System Review

So I’ve had my Wii U for two days (now entering three as I post this) and I will say that I am happy with my purchase, I do not feel like my $350 was wasted. But before I get …

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Nintendo Wii U System Review

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A Brief History of Video Games – Episode 2 – SNES

    A series of videos that looks back at both classic consoles and games. Take a trip down memory lane with both history and personal memories. In this episode, I talk about the Super Nintendo and the impact it …

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History of Consoles: Nintendo Famicom (1983)

  Console: Famicon Manufacturer: Nintendo Availability: July 15th, 1983 Price: ¥14,800 ($186) $432.15 including inflation History:  In the early 1980’s Nintendo had a very successful arcade line of games including among others Popeye, Mario Bros and of course the Donkey Kong …

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Nintendo 64 Console Overview

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History of Consoles: APF MP1000 (1978)

  Console: APF MP 10000 Manufacturer: APF Electronics Inc Availability: 1978 Price: $130 ($459.34 with inflation) History: In 1978 APF Electronics Inc decided to enter the home video computer market by introducing the APF MP1000 home console. APF also released …

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Building a MAME Arcade

  We document our building and renovating a cheap stand-up arcade cabinet into a death metal black MAME arcade machine for the Game Room! The original cab is a Centipede machine, front end for MAME is Hyperspin and the controller …

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