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History of Tiger Telematic’s Gizmondo | The Uncommon Valley

From the very start, the Gizmondo would have one of the most challenging development cycles out of most other handheld systems ever produced. From housing criminals, to having little advertisement, we take a look at the history of Tiger Telematic’s …

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Virtua Fighter 10th Anniversary | The Uncommon Valley

Back in 2003, the UK was thwarted of being able to play a full on demake of SEGA’s latest release: Virtua Fighter 4 Evolution. So in order to get people ready for the release, SEGA reps gave out special copies …

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The History Of The Coleco Adam | The Uncommon Valley

The Coleco Adam is a home computer and expansion device for the ColecoVision released in 1983 by American toy and video game manufacturer Coleco. It was an attempt to follow on the success of the company’s ColecoVision video game console. …

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The History Of Toshio Iwai & Sound Fantasy | The Uncommon Valley

We kick off the start to year #2 in a big way with history behind one of the most revered artist masters of the modern era, and how he got roped in to help create one of the most creative …

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Rare Nintendo e-Reader Oddities | The Uncommon Valley

The Nintendo e-Reader, stylized as ereader, commonly abbreviated as e-Reader, known in Japan as the Card-e-Reader[a], is an add-on manufactured by Nintendo for its Game Boy Advance handheld video game console. It was released in Japan in December 2001, with …

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The History Of Robotech: Crystal Dreams | The Uncommon Valley

After purchasing the license for Robotech video games from Activision, GameTek submitted a pitch for the game to Nintendo. Nintendo approved the project, and a team of ten was assembled to work on the game. The game was announced on …

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ColecoVision Clone Consoles | The Uncommon Valley

The ColecoVision offered a closer experience to more powerful arcade video games compared to competitors such as the Atari 2600 and Intellivision. The initial catalog of twelve games on ROM cartridge included the first home version of Nintendo’s Donkey Kong …

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