Tag Archives: nintendo entertainment system

Zapper Happy

Since I’ve been discussing ray guns in my last few posts and I haven’t done a video game post in a while, I thought guns used in video games might be an interesting topic. I’m sure anyone who grew up … Continue reading

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Mario in Love

I recently came across an issue of Nintendo Power (kind of hard to believe they still publish that after all these years) in the break room at work, and it had an article about famous video game couples. Of course, … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong with a Little Destruction?

For this week’s foray into the video game world, I’m leaving the Mushroom Kingdom aside for a little while, and instead focusing on a monster-themed game called Rampage. This was originally an arcade game, but it was ported to multiple … Continue reading

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Silver Mushroom Anniversary

Today is the twenty-fifth anniversary of Super Mario Bros., which some people have reported as “Mario’s birthday.” Mario himself had appeared in Donkey Kong four years previously, though, so I wouldn’t say that’s accurate. Besides, I’ve never been all that … Continue reading

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