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Misspent Youth: Video Games All Summer in the 90s

I feel ancient lately. It’s ridiculous, really — I’m only in my mid-30s. But I feel the years piling up, the recollections heaped atop recollections, filtered through retrospectives and reimaginings. Maybe it’s inevitable, given the resurgence of 90s and 2000s aesthetics over the last few years. To paraphrase James Murphy,…

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Video Games 90s

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How a British Developer Made a Japan-Exclusive Sequel to Mario Paint

Not many western studios have taken a swing at making an official Mario game. But, between 1995 and 1999, the now defunct UK-based developer Software Creations did exactly that. Nintendo of America had picked Software to be a part of its Nintendo 64 “Dream Team” — a collection of studios…

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Mario Artist Paint Studio

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