Nintendo Mini Classics - Your thumbs’ greatest nemesis is back!

Before Nintendo Wii’d all over the competition with its consoles, it was busy pioneering handheld gaming with the legendary Game & Watch series. Containing (very) pared down versions of arcade classics, these LCD rectangles were to the Eighties what the DS is to the Noughties, and no self-respecting gamer would dream of hitting the playground without one sandwiched between his conkers.

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Digital Retro: The Evolution and Design of the Personal Computer

It's easy these days to take the Internet, ludicrous processing power, massive hard disk capacities, cloud computing and mobile connectivity for granted. Back in 'the day' things were very different. Gordon Laing's well researched and elegantly designed homage to lots of different, lovely but defunct hardware from the era of "Home" as opposed to "Personal" Computers.

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Wii Virtual Console - Commodore 64 games

Some Commodore 64 games were available to download from the Wii Virtual Console from March 2008 the first two games being International Karate and Uridium (both games are available 500 Wii points each).

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Nintendo Vinyl Figures

Mario, the iconic Italian tap-twiddler, and a few of his colourful cohorts have escaped their pixellated confines and entered the real world in the shape of these collectable vinyl figures.

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Super Mario 520 Dot Pin Scene

The Super Mario 520 Dot Pin Scene allows you to rearrange the different colour pins to recreate many different characters from the Nintendo Super Mario Bros games. [ more... ]

Super Mario Bros. 3

Super Mario Bros. 3 is often regarded as one of the Nintendo Entertainment System's greatest games and according to the Guinness Book of records Super Mario 3 is the best-selling video game of all time (not originally bundled with a console, although it would later be packaged with the NES, and sold as the "Challenge Set"). [ more... ]

Wii're going Retro - C64 comes to Virtual Console

Nintendo has announced a new (or should that be old) platform will be coming to Wii's Virtual Console, a selection of classic Commodore 64 titles. [ more... ]