Tag Archives: Super Nintendo/SNES

Holiday Gifts For A Retro Gamer

If you’re shopping for a retro gamer this holiday season you’re in luck. Although there are many classic video games that yield very high prices, there are still many available for a steal. We’ve selected just a few of our favorites for a few key interest groups.

If 8-bit & 16-bit is a way of life for your gamer then there are an abundant selection of games and systems to … [ Read More... ]

Cover Art: Super Metroid (Super Famicom)

Nintendo’s in-house developed Super Metroid was a hit when it was released on the SNES in 1994. Today we’ve got the Japanese Super Metroid box art for the Japanese version of the Super Nintendo, the Super Famicom. The cover depicts Samus Aran fighting the Metroids, although it is illustrated differently than the US artwork.

Famous for its open world gameplay and weapon system, it’s gameplay inspired the … [ Read More... ]

Cover Art: Ninja Gaiden Trilogy (SNES)

Tecmo’s Ninja Gaiden may have started off as an arcade game but the NES version of Ninja Gaiden is really what made the series popular. They were released at about the same time with the NES version featuring simplified graphics yet faster gameplay. A few years later the series was remade and remastered for the SNES as part of Ninja Gaiden Trilogy.

Although the superiority of the Super Nintendo[ Read More... ]

Voice Acting Interview with Phil LaMarr

This month we were lucky enough to catch up with voice actor extraordinaire, Phil LaMarr. Many people know him as a comedian on Madd TV and for his voice on Futurama. He’s also done plenty of voice acting work for video games including Metal Gear Solid 2 as the character Vamp. We discussed his successful career as a voice actor and some of his favorite video games.… [ Read More... ]