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The Launch of the Super Nintendo (1991)

Episode 38 - The North American launch of the Super Nintendo. Although the 16-bit generation started in the late summer of 1989 with the near-simultaneous ...

  • Nintendo's Forgotten Console

    09/10/15 ,via Motherboard

    What you probably wouldn't think of is the Satellaview, a Japan-only add-on for the Super NES/Super Famicom. Released toward the end of the console's lifespan in 1995, the Satellaview was a unique piece of hardware that offered functionality that was

  • What Makes Mario Galaxy So “Super”

    09/08/15 ,via Nintendo Enthusiast

    When you take away all of the spin-off games, all that's left is the true Super Mario series; starting from the original Super Mario Bros. for the NES and ending with recently released Super Mario 3D World for the Wii U. From the 8-bit beginnings, to

  • Legendary Nintendo designer explains the secrets behind Super Mario Bros ...

    09/11/15 ,via Fox News

    In the annals of video game history, there's perhaps no game more recognizable nor more iconic than the original "Super Mario Bros." title for NES. Even folks who are decidedly not into video games have likely played World 1-1 on "Mario Bros." at some

  • This Day in Video Game History – August 23rd, 1991 – Super Nintendo Released in US

    08/23/15 ,via WTVY, Dothan

    The Super Nintendo Entertainment System was Nintendo's second home video game console. Following its released in Japan as the Super Famicom (short for Super Family Computer) in late 1990, it was released in the United States on August 23rd, 1991.

  • The PlayStation Connection And Other Super Facts You Never Knew About The SNES

    08/28/15 ,via UPROXX

    This week marks the anniversary of the North American release of the legendary Super Nintendo. The SNES may not have been the most successful console in history (it sold a solid, but not record-setting, 50 million units), but it was certainly one of

  • Awesome Super Nintendo Secrets 4

    Sandwich Islands Pub. 1995. ISBN: 1884364063,9781884364068. 320 pages.

    This is the most up to date compendium about these new releases.

  • Super NES games secrets

    Prima Games. 1992. ISBN: 1559581557,9781559581554. 304 pages.

    Suggests strategies for playing thirteen games for the new Super Nintendo Entertainment System, and briefly describes new games


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