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  • avedon-arcade - March 6, 2014 12:19 p.m.

    I knew a lot of these surprisingly. Although the biggest shocker for me was that they own the Mariners. WOW.
  • Earthbound_X - March 6, 2014 2:43 a.m.

    Wow, Little Mac in Fight Night Round 2 is creepy as hell, haha.
  • shawksta - March 5, 2014 5:01 p.m.

    Rockstar Reboots Uniracer for the Wii U LETS MAKE IT HAPPEN
  • charles-johnson - January 17, 2014 5:09 p.m.

    One thing about the Metroids in Kid Icarus: Uprising, they were in the original game as well. Also, the original Kid Icarus and Metroid shared more than just a development team, they also shared a game engine, as well as both being originally designed for use on the Famicom Disk System which allowed for them to save. The password systems were added when they were ported to cartridges due to a lack of reliable battery-backed memory systems.
  • GamemasterHoward - November 7, 2013 2:20 p.m.

    Yep - the 8-Bit Nintendo days serve as a source of lots of interesting trivia that both brings back memories and informs younger generations who missed out on the 8-Bit craze... such as; Nintendo released a total of 35 games between the launch of the NES in October 1985 and holiday 1986 with the biggest seller being Super Mario Bros created by Mr. Miyamoto. Which game featuring player-editable levels and also directed by Mr. Miyamoto earned the #2 spot during that same time period? (answer below) In 1987 Mr. Miyamoto direct the development of Nintendo’s mega-hit The Legend of Zelda which sold three times as many games as Nintendo Gameboy-creator Gumpei Yokoi’s sci-fi hit Metroid released in that same year. Nintendo’s head of R&D3 Genyo Takeda also created a game that sold less than Miyamoto’s Zelda but Mr. Takeda’s game became the #2 selling game of 1987 – what was Mr. Takeda’s game? (answer below) Spelled backwards to avoid spoilers... ekibeticxE was the #2 selling game in 1986 !!tuO hcnuP s'nosyT ekiM was the #2 selling game in 1987 Thx for playing ; )
  • GR_HenryGilbert - March 5, 2014 7:33 a.m.

    WOW! THE Gamemaster Howard commented on my article!!! I'm so honored!
  • J-Fid - March 5, 2014 4:47 p.m.

    You've officially made it in the world of Nintendo. Congrats!
  • Fireninjastar - May 29, 2013 10 a.m.

    I knew 3-5 facts. This is all new to me.
  • LEGOMatrix - April 28, 2013 4:24 a.m.

    This was great! I reckon there were at least ten I didn't know!
  • shawksta - April 25, 2013 8:12 p.m.

    You guys might want to change the intro, the Wii U's already out.
  • GR_RyanTaljonick - April 25, 2013 8:52 p.m.

    Thanks for catching that! Fixed :O
  • KnightDehumidifier - April 25, 2013 3:22 p.m.

    Almost every Nintendo game was inspired by Scott Pilgrim.
  • talleyXIV - April 27, 2013 10:25 a.m.

    Even though Scott Pilgrim was written in 2004? Alrighty!
  • AuthorityFigure - November 18, 2012 12:12 a.m.

    That image of the cards is not at all an image of Nintendo's original products - they're the prints from CLub Nintendo in 2007. Please correct this image so that people don't think those characters were around all that time ago. It's needlessly mis-leading.
  • shawksta - November 17, 2012 5:11 p.m.

    Actually no, Komaytos were in the past games, Uprising is the only one to actually address the fact that their similar, Komaytos are more blue and have tentacles in the bottom while Metroids are more red and have Claws in the bottom

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