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My Games Are Better Than Yours: Eugene’s Top 10 List of Games That Don’t Suck

Coming up with a list of ‘Best’ or ‘Top’ anything can be tricky. Just listen to Episode 400. For one, there isn’t a person on the planet who has played EVERYTHING, including the Infendo crew. While I might think a game such as Illusion of Gaia deserves top praise on any list, the vast majority of people don’t know what it is, or simply haven’t played it. Additionally, a beloved game such as Breath...

Steve Peacock’s Top 25 Favorite Nintendo Games

The idea for this article stemmed from Infendo Radio Episode 400. If you have not listened to that show….why are you here? Go listen! It was fantastic. The group had the idea to do an individual top 25 list, and I was the first one to say that sounded like a great idea. I was not able to be on 400, and was very disappointed by some of the games that got cut. For those of you that know me, you will...

10 Classic Nintendo Games That Haven’t Been Remade, but Should Be

I know what you’re thinking. Doesn’t Nintendo already remake everything? Well, yes, Nintendo is notorious for releasing, re-releasing, and re-re-releasing many of their more popular titles. Take Metroid for example. Excluding its original release on the Famicom Disk System and Nintendo Entertainment System, Metroid has been rereleased a grand total of six times (the Classic NES Series ...

Super Metroid Retro Review

It is regarded by many as one of the greatest games of all time on any system. It has inspired countless sequels, spin-offs, and imitators. It helped create and define an entire sub-genre of video games… …and it has sat on my shelf of shame for roughly 20 years. For most Nintendo fans, this game requires no introduction. Released on the Super Famicom/Super Nintendo Entertainment System in 1994, it...

Infendo Presents: The History of Nintendo – Part 6 Super Nintendo

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! By the time Nintendo was ready to release there next console in 1990, you would be hard pressed to find a child in America that didn’t know the name Mario. When else can you remember a feature film released that was b...

Tuesday Time Warp: Top 10 SNES RPGs

While every system has had its own unique role-playing games, no system has had a deeper, more brilliant selection than the Super Nintendo. Not only did the SNES boast one of, if not the, biggest selection of RPGs, it also carried easily some of the best games the genre has ever seen. From the fantastic stories to the endearing characters, from the addicting gameplay to the moving soundtracks, the...

“A New Challenger Approaches”

Hello everyone. My name is Justin, and I’m excited to announce I am joining the Infendo team. I have written for a variety of websites in the past and I look forward to contributing to this site in any way I can, from helpful reviews to informative news. I have been a gamer for over 20 years, and have been particularly devoted to Nintendo ever since the first time my uncle plugged in his NES...

Nintendo’s Hiroshi Yamauchi has died at age 85

A sad, yet perpetual state of mourning for Nintendo today, as the company announced that their longtime former president, Hiroshi Yamauchi, has died. He was 85. Yamauchi first became president of Nintendo in 1949, when the company was just a simple card-playing game manufacture. By 1963, Yamauchi had renamed Nintendo Card Playing Co. to just Nintendo. With the boom of video games quickly taking sh...

Buy one Street Fighter II, get another two at a 50% discount

Starting tomorrow, Wii U owners can purchase one of three editions of Street Fighter II on the Virtual Console and get the other two at 50% off. The games include Street Fighter II: World Warrior, Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting, and Super Street Fighter II: The New Challengers, all of which were released on the Super Nintendo. Street Fighter II is one of the most iconic and popular fighti...

Retro-bit Offering Wireless Controllers for Retro Consoles

  As a palate cleanser from all of the XBox news yesterday and the seemingly endless debate over which console will win the next generation when two of them still have months left until they hit the market, comes news on the retro gaming front.  Retro-bit, a company that produces products for many retired consoles, has announced that they are releasing a new line of wireless controllers for the NE...

[Update] Wii U Virtual Console Service To Release On Tuesday

Nintendo of America has revealed on its Facebook page that the Wii U Virtual Console will make its official debut on the console this Tuesday. The service’s release will come a few days before the first major Wii U system update, which Nintendo announced during their last Nintendo Direct. Many early Wii U adopters were disappointed (including myself) weeks leading up to the console’s r...

RetroN 4 System to be Revealed at Midwest Gaming Classic

Hyperkin has recently announced that they will unveil the newest version of their RetroN console at the Midwest Gaming Classic in Brookfield, Wisconsin on Saturday March 23.  The Midwest Gaming Classic (MGC) is held at the Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel, and Hyperkin’s event will commence at 11:00 A.M. Cental.   Hyperkin began operation in 2009, and they produce a variety of video ...

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