The Gaming Historian Takes A Look At The History of Super Mario RPG

The latest video from the informative Gaming Historian on YouTube has taken a look at the history of the beloved Super Nintendo game, Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars. As I am sure you are aware the game was a joint effort between Square Enix and Nintendo and ultimately proved to be a hit. … Continue reading The Gaming Historian Takes A Look At The History of Super Mario RPG

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Hideki Konno & Tadashi Sugiyama Talked About The Origins Of The SNES F-Zero Title

Co-directors Hideki Konno and Tadashi Sugiyama, along with Miyamoto, recently contributed insight into the origins of Super Mario Kart and F-Zero in a new issue of Retro Gamer. Although most of the time was spent talking about Super Mario Kart, the first thing they addressed was F-Zero, explaining how the game came about. They both … Continue reading Hideki Konno & Tadashi Sugiyama Talked About The Origins Of The SNES F-Zero Title

Bitmap Books’ SNES/Super Famicom Visual Compendium Kickstarter Now Live

Bitmap Books have just gone live via their Kickstarter page for a SNES/Super Famicom Visual Compendium; a high quality, snazzy coffee table book, basically. They are in need of £80,000 for the project to become a reality but astoundingly they've just ticked over an impressive £1000,000 at the time of writing. To get your hands … Continue reading Bitmap Books’ SNES/Super Famicom Visual Compendium Kickstarter Now Live

Nintendo Cancelled A 3DS Remake Of The Original SNES Star Fox

Star Fox fans will remember the remake of Star Fox 64 that released soon after the 3DS's release. However, it looks like we almost got another Star Fox remake on the handheld. During a Reddit AMA, Dylan Cuthbert discussed a 3DS remake of the original SNES Star Fox that Q-Games pitched to Nintendo. Cuthbert was … Continue reading Nintendo Cancelled A 3DS Remake Of The Original SNES Star Fox

A Modder Has Created A Portable SNES

Whilst Nintendo have just released the Switch, giving people the chance to play both at home and on the go, one modder has created a nostalgic Nintendo portable console too. Twitter user @huxarufaxara has created a portable SNES by combining a SNES console, controller, and an LCD screen. You can take a look at the finished project … Continue reading A Modder Has Created A Portable SNES

Nintendo Registers Trademark For Image Of The Super Famicom Controller

Nintendo has recently filed a trademark for the image of the beautiful Super Famicom controller. The news was picked up by a variety of Japanese blogs who are speculating about an inevitable Super Famicom mini which is bound to come after the incredible success of the NES Mini. Of course, nothing has been confirmed at the moment … Continue reading Nintendo Registers Trademark For Image Of The Super Famicom Controller

Video: Footage Of The Cancelled SNES Rayman Game

We previously reported that Rayman creator Micheal Ancel had rediscovered an old cancelled SNES Rayman title from over 20 years ago that never made it to the console. Previously, images from the title were posted, but some of the footage from the title has re-surfaced recently. Twitter user VGDensetsu Tweeted a short snippet of gameplay … Continue reading Video: Footage Of The Cancelled SNES Rayman Game

Japan: Nintendo To Add A Number Of SNES Games On New Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console

To mark the 26th anniversary of the Super Famicom, Nintendo Japan has announced that it is adding a host of critically acclaimed titles to the New Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console service. The following games have just been released onto the service with another six games coming next week. Also if you decide to purchase any of … Continue reading Japan: Nintendo To Add A Number Of SNES Games On New Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console

Michel Ancel Has Found Rayman For The Super Nintendo

Rayman creator Michel Ancel has discovered a long-lost gem. The team had been working on Rayman for the Super Nintendo many years ago and it was effectively deemed lost. 24 years later and the EPROM has been discovered and is fully working. Ancel has published some photos on Instagram showing the ROM up and running and even jokes … Continue reading Michel Ancel Has Found Rayman For The Super Nintendo