Virtual Console


Checking Up On The Nintendo Switch. | Final Checkpoint Podcast Ep. 59

This week Joel and Ben discuss all things Nintendo Switch. They break down the current state of the hardware, exclusives, third party support and virtual …

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Why Gold and Silver Are Still the Greatest Pokémon Games

Find out why Gold and Silver have remained the indisputable champions of all Pokémon games since the year 2000.

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Nintendo Switch Manages to Both Excited and Disappoint

Nintendo Switch Requires Day One Patch, No Virtual Console Support At Launch

The online features of the console, including the Nintendo eShop, will require a patch download. The Virtual Console will not be part of that patch and no word was given on when it will be added.

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Watch: The Best and Worst-Case Scenarios for the Nintendo Switch

I wanted to approach as a realist and see just what we can expect from the Nintendo Switch, whether it’s good or bad. There’s a lot of hyperbole on either side, but it’s usually candy-coated dreams or apocalyptic ramblings.

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Nintendo Wii Mini Leaked Via Best Buy, Exclusive to Canada

Word around the rumor mill has been that Nintendo was working on a dumbed down Wii console. A Best Buy ad has confirmed such rumors …

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The Super Game Fanatics Ep. 01

In this inaugural episode of “The Super Game Fanatics,” Arnell selects the NES classic “Punch-Out.” We all came in fresh after years of not training. …

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What We Played | October 1 – 7

Welcome to Press Start! This is a weekly segment that dives into what we here at The Game Fanatics are currently playing. Feel free to leave a …

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Mega Man X Headlines Latest Roaster of Nintendo Downloadables

Nintendo has released its latest batch of downloads for its three download categories across the Wii and DSi platforms. Headlining the list is the SNES …

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Thirty Days of Video Games: Day Three – A Game That is Underrated

There are games out there that I believe are underrated but they just end up being a cult classic, which to some, is the same …

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Thirty Days of Video Games: Day One – Very First Video Game

I’ve been using Tumblr more and more recently and one of the things that I came across are the “30 Days” of something, be it …

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The Christmas Nintendo Stocking

George Marriott runs downstairs in anticipation on Nintendo goodies, and finds some.

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