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Prototype Wii Remote From The GameCube Era Sells At Auction 

Over the weekend, an old Wiimote controller was sold at auction in Japan for 74,000 yen (approximately $660). Why so much? The device wasn’t just any old Wiimote, but one of the prototypes Nintendo originally created for the GameCube before the Wii had been released.Read more… Source: Kotaku | Prototype Wii Remote From The GameCube …

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The Story Of Chiller, One Very Messed Up Video Game

The old parental and Congressional outrage about video games was always pretty stupid. The belief that video games represented some phantasmagoric nadir for youth culture, the idea that you could encrypt Satanism into a Super Nintendo, none of that held up.Read more… Source: Kotaku | The Story Of Chiller, One Very Messed Up Video Game

Multi-Console Emulator Now Runs On Hacked Switches

RetroArch is a homebrew program that combines a ton of different gaming emulators into a single, relatively sleek package. Development on it began in 2010, with version 1.0 releasing in 2014. Several updates later, today the people behind it released the latest version, which can run on hacked Nintendo Switches.Read more… Source: Kotaku | Multi-Console …

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Neo Geo Mini Is Cute, But An Imperfect Nostalgia Trip

Neo Geo, as a brand, has always seemed to be about extravagant, weird ideas. First it was an arcade machine that used cartridges, then a wildly expensive home machine released in 1990, now a mini-console with its own screen and a tiny joystick for a controller. As a novelty item, Neo Geo Mini has an …

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Nintendo Switch gets SNK's arcade games this November

SNK is celebrating its 40th birthday with a triumphant return to the golden age of arcade games — with a modern twist. On November 13, the creator is launching a bevy of retro games for Nintendo Switch, including Alpha Mission, Ikari Warriors, Athen… Source: Engadget | Nintendo Switch gets SNK's arcade games this November