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King K. Rool Was Almost Named Queen Crap

It’s been 25 years since beloved (though, reviled in some corners) Rare/Nintendo platformer Donkey Kong Country first graced us with its sublime, hairy beauty. I’m not talking about it’s revolutionary-for-the-time rendered graphics. The game — and its two sequels — are spectacularly well directed and art-directed, with detailed world design,…

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The Wet and Wild History of American Nintendo Cartoons

Video games and animation have had an interesting relationship over the years. In Japan, video games commonly lead to anime series and vice versa, with some of the most popular anime series starting out as visual novels or dating sim games and some of the most popular video games being…

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Five Games That Improved by Including Other Retro Games

Modern games can do more than show us what's new; they can also reintroduce us to the classics.

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