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Goemon 2 & 3 English Translations Released for Super Nintendo/Super Famicom

Legendary translation group DDSTranslation released English translations of Ganbare Goemon 2 and 3 at romhacking.net today. Long considered gems of the Super Famicom library, the legendary Goemon series is starting to open up for English speakers after decades of pleas from fans. The Goemon games are extremely difficult to translate because of they way they […]

SNS-102 Controller Tear Down

I acquired a SNS-102 controller and wanted to do a teardown to see if there was anything special about this SNES controller vs the original SNS-005 controller. I only recently found out this controller existed after watching MLiG’s First Party Controllers video. Naturally when Try said there was something “different” about the controller I had to […]

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Nintendo Power Cartridge Manual Scanning Project Complete

Last year, I reported on an effort by Gc8tech to scan the rare Nintendo Power Cartridge Service Manual in high resolution. The Nintendo Power service (not the magazine of the same namesake) was a kiosk based flash cartridge that Nintendo offered in Japan, where users could buy an SF-Cassette that could be reflashed with Super […]

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World Wide Web Banking on the S.N.E.S.???

Yahel over at Wrestling With Gaming has dug up some interesting information regarding a banking system product set that was intended for use on the Super Nintendo.  In his video Yahel breaks down the cartridge and possible peripheral hardware as well as a promo video from the company behind the device, TranDirect.  It is rather […]

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New Super Mario Land for Super Nintendo Released

New Super Mario Land is a new homebrew release that re-imagines Super Mario Land, the iconic Game Boy title, on the Super Nintendo. It was developed in secret by a mystery coder and 30 custom cartridges of it were sent out to select people to celebrate the Game Boy’s 30th Anniversary. ChronoMoogle posted pictures and […]

Play it Loud! How to the “most” out of your SNES

I recently started collecting old Nintendo Power magazines (because I can’t help myself). I originally had a subscription from mid 2000 til the end. I got to enjoy some good years, but I feel like the REALLY good years were everything prior to me getting the magazines. Anyways, after thumbing through Vol 68 (January 1995) […]

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SolSeraph is a Modern Actraiser inspired Game that Literally Came out of Nowhere

Full disclosure: I am a HUGE fan of the original Actraiser for the SNES and have always wished for it to receive a true successor.  From the amazing soundtrack by Yuzo Koshiro to the mixed genre gameplay, there has never been anything that really resembled or played like the original Actraiser.  The game is a […]

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Kirby’s Dream Course SNES Prototype Found

A prototype of the Super Nintendo game Kirby’s Dream Course was found in its original form – A game called Special Tee Shot.  The game was shelved before it’s release and was eventually remade into Kirby’s Dream Course, with the original making an appearance on the Satellaview. The full story and ROM prototype can be found on SNES […]