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Nintendo leak claims Switch Online will get Game Boy titles in near future

Nintendo leak claims Switch Online will get Game Boy titles in near future

If you own a Nintendo Switch or Switch Lite console and have a subscription to Nintendo's online services, you have free access to an emulator packed with classic NES and Super Nintendo games. According to multiple new leaks, Nintendo may be gearing up to expand its emulated offerings with the addition of Game Boy and Game Boy Color titles.

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Video shows original NES modified to run retro-style Google Maps

Video shows original NES modified to run retro-style Google Maps

Nearly a decade ago, Google published a video for April Fool's Day that showed an 8-bit version of Google Maps made for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). That, of course, was a joke, but it inspired some actual DIYers to try and make a real-life version of the amusing concept.

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Here’s another sealed copy of Super Mario Bros that sold for way too much

Here’s another sealed copy of Super Mario Bros that sold for way too much

In the past month, we've seen a string of classic video games sell for ridiculous prices. First was a sealed copy of The Legend of Zelda that sold for $870,000 at auction. Then, a short time later, a sealed copy of Super Mario 64 broke that record to sell for $1.5 million. Now we've seen that record broken once again, with a sealed copy of the original Super Mario Bros. selling for a whopping $2 million.

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Wild price for sealed copy of The Legend of Zelda breaks auction records

Wild price for sealed copy of The Legend of Zelda breaks auction records

Back in April, we told you about a sealed copy of the original Super Mario Bros. that fetched the hefty sum of $660,000 at auction. At the time, we wondered how long this record would stand, and as it turns out, it didn't take long for the record to be broken. Today Heritage Auctions announced that it has sold a sealed copy of The Legend of Zelda for nearly one million dollars.

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Nintendo Switch Online now boasts 104 classic games on its list

Nintendo Switch Online now boasts 104 classic games on its list

Unlike Sony PlayStation and Microsoft Xbox, Nintendo has never been big on backward compatibility, preferring that people buy their hardware and games if they're still around. Of course, its oldest consoles no longer are and it has found a way to capitalize on that with its Switch Online subscription service that grants access to classic NES and SNES titles that now number over a hundred when taken together.

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Nintendo Switch Online to add four oldies to the roster

Nintendo Switch Online to add four oldies to the roster

Owning a Nintendo Switch doesn't only mean having access to the latest and greatest of Nintendo's games portfolio. Thanks to the magic of emulation, it actually also means having access to dozens of games made for gaming systems that retired decades ago. That is, of course, if you're willing to pay the monthly price for a Nintendo Switch Online subscription. The good news is that the list of old-school titles is growing bit by bit, this time adding four more from Nintendo's golden age years.

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Donkey Kong Country 3 leads a new SNES and NES game drop for Switch Online

Donkey Kong Country 3 leads a new SNES and NES game drop for Switch Online

Nintendo is serving up a new handful of SNES and NES games for Nintendo Switch Online, and if you've been paying attention to the last couple of batches, then you should already know what the headliner is this time around. Nintendo is rounding out the Donkey Kong SNES trilogy with this incoming slate of games, adding Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble to the Switch Online lineup of retro titles.

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Vintage NES game Super Mario Bros 3 fetches an insane amount at auction

Vintage NES game Super Mario Bros 3 fetches an insane amount at auction

Every once in a while, we catch wind of classic video game auctions that wind up fetching seriously impressive sums of money. Today, we're hearing about one that is perhaps more impressive than any other video game auction that came before it: a sealed copy of Super Mario Bros. 3 that sold for a whopping $156,000 at auction over the weekend.

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Donkey Kong Country 2 headlines Switch Online’s new SNES and NES games

Donkey Kong Country 2 headlines Switch Online’s new SNES and NES games

Nintendo has announced a new smattering of SNES and NES games that will soon be heading to Switch Online. Chief among these fresh arrivals is Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy Kong's Quest. Back in July, we saw the original Donkey Kong Country added to the lineup of SNES games available to Switch Online users, so it seems that Nintendo's goal is to slowly add the entire Donkey Kong Country trilogy to the service.

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Massive Nintendo leak yielded prototypes of classic games

Massive Nintendo leak yielded prototypes of classic games

Nintendo doesn't seem to be having the best of times this year when it comes to security. Following the hack of hundreds of thousands of Nintendo accounts back in April, the company experienced another data breach in May, this time yielding a massive amount of source code for many of its old games and consoles. While the gaming industry is still coming to grips with the full repercussions of this leak, some more enterprising individuals have apparently put in the work necessary to use that source code and build what they claim are prototypes of some of Nintendo's earliest franchises, including Super Mario, Star Fox, and even Legend of Zelda.

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LEGO NES kit revealed for nostalgic adults with cash to burn

LEGO NES kit revealed for nostalgic adults with cash to burn

Throughout the first half of this year, LEGO and Nintendo have been trickle releasing information about their new LEGO Super Mario sets. It turns out that Super Mario isn't where LEGO and Nintendo's team up ends, as the two companies today announced the LEGO Nintendo Entertainment System. As the name suggests, this new LEGO set will have you building an NES, its accompanying controller, and even a retro '80s TV all out of LEGO bricks.

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LEGO Nintendo (NES) leaked with controller, cartridge, and tiny TV

LEGO Nintendo (NES) leaked with controller, cartridge, and tiny TV

A Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) original game console LEGO set was leaked. This set looks to roll with several exclusive parts, including a Mario JUMP flat brick and several 1-peg pieces - like a turtle shell and a mushroom. There's a one-brick flat mystery block too. With this set, you'll be able to create all sorts of different scenes from the original game - and expand beyond the original, too.

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