Infendo Presents: The History of Nintendo – Part 4 Famicom

Welcome to the Infendo Presents: The History of Nintendo! Join us as we chronicle Nintendo from their humble hanafuda beginnings, to the dominance of the Wii and DS and beyond! When last we left Nintendo, the company was just starting to crawl out from behind their toy-making shadow with their entrance into the arcade market. At this point, many key people at the company were beginning to emerge w...

Evolution of Nintendo

With Nintendo evolving once again with the release of the Nintendo 3DS as well as the anxiously awaited Wii U, I thought it would be cool to look back at Nintendo from its beginning.  Above you will see the classic logos. Below, you will see the evolution of their consoles and handhelds.  What was your favorite Nintendo system?  What was it about the system that makes it your favorite? 


…I will forever hate the guys at iFixit with the burning, white intensity of a thousand suns. [more here]

Zelda: Link to the Past… for the NES?!

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MnaA7O2uGf8[/youtube] If you’re a classic Nintendo collector, you may be familiar with “Hong Kong Originals,” and pirate cartridges – if you aren’t, it’s simple – NES, or “Famicom” development is alive and well in Hong Kong and Chinese black markets.  The result? Terrible 8-bit versions of popular prop...