MiSTer Famicom Disk System FPGA Core

MiSTer’s NES core is getting Nintendo Famicom Disk System (FDS) support care of GreyRogue, making it the first FPGA system that natively supports FDS without needing additional hardware to load ROMs. The same update also adds expansion audio for VRC6 and Sunsoft-5B mapper games (Gimmick, Akumajou Dracula, etc). For a first release, it’s relatively mature. […]

Super Mario Bros Encyclopedia

Dark Horse Comics has just released the Super Mario Encyclopedia on hardcover and digital.  It’s a colorful guide of everything Super Mario related and has info from all the games and spinoffs.  More information can be found here and a link to purchase the hardcover book is below:  https://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2018/10/23/check-out-an-exclusive-trailer-for-the-super-mario-bros-encyclopedia Watch the trailer for the Super Mario Bros. […]

NES Gaming on Demand with Nintendo Online Service

Nintendo will officially launch its paid online services on September 19th.  Cost will be $19.99 for a year in advance, $7.99 for three months ($31.96 per year), or $3.99 per month ($47.88 per year). If you have a subscription, you will be able to play 10 games for now: Balloon Fight Donkey Kong Dr. Mario Ice […]

New GameCube controllers and Multitap coming for Switch

Nintendo will release rebranded Smash Bros. GC pads with a Switch logo on the box to coincide with the new Smash Bros. game releasing on November 16th.  A new version of the multitap will be available on December 7th, but there’s no confirmation if it will be USB or wireless.  My guess is this is just […]