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Super Mario Large Figure Collection: Koopa Troopa


On a recent stop into Kmart I was quite surprised to see a Koopa Troopa from the 5″ Super Mario figure line looking down at me from the top shelf. I love these Mario figures and new ones are so few and far between. I had to have it.

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RetroGen Adapter: Really Cool or Retro Ripoff?

RetroGen Adapter in box

Recently I stopped into my local video game store and one item caught my eye. RetroGen Adapter? “PLAY YOUR GENESIS GAMES ON YOUR SNES” Holy crap! It’s like a Super Game Boy, or that Colecovision expansion module that plays Atari 2600 games. I love things like that, and it would’ve been amazing to have one of these in the 90s, so I bought it right then and there on impulse, without going home to research it first.

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Nintendo slashes prices on 3DS: Why that’s not good

"My bad."

In February 2011, Nintendo returned to the bitter, poisoned well that is 3D gaming with the release of the Nintendo 3DS handheld.  Many grizzled veteran gamers immediately recalled the great Virtual Boy debacle of 1995 and once again asked “why?”.

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