April 2010
NES Box Art Master List — Every Box for Every Region for Every Top Game
23 April 2010 10:06 pm
There are a few boxes that I still can't locate, and some of them aren't exactly in ideal resolution—any help would be greatly appreciated—still, we're talking 142 games (everything included on the Greatest NES Games List) and somewhere between one to three boxes per game, all lined up in one never-ending page that may take a while to load, but remains ideal for the sake of cross-region comparisons. Thankfully, the OCD in me made completion of this little project possible, so here without further ado I present: The NES Box Art Master List.
March Virtual Console Wrap-Up — One Hell of a Month!
7 April 2010 8:32 pm
March was an awesome month for the Virtual Console. Look at the variety of systems (SNES, TG-CD, N64, MSX, Neo Geo) and the range of genres (RPG, Puzzle, Platformer, Tactical RPG, Stealth Action, Fighting, and Shoot 'em up) represented by these top-notch games. Better still, let's consider the values. Acquiring Akumajou Dracula X Chi no Rondo or Ironclad on eBay will set you back at least $100 each—easily! But on the Wii you can score both these awesome titles for 900 or 1000 points. The combination of amazing gameplay, incredible value, and easy accessibility doesn't get better than that.
Box Art Disparity — Showdown for NES/Famicom Art Across the Regions
30 March 2010 9:32 pm
For the first time ever, all three regions are pitted head-to-head against each other. Would you believe that the below artwork is all for the same game? Can you tell what the game's about? Have especially strong feelings about which one is the "best" piece of art? Then read on!
April 2010 Archives