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The Story of Tetris | Gaming Historian

The Story of Tetris | Gaming Historian

News Editor: “It was the joke heard around the world, the one by President Reagan, about bombing the Soviet Union and it resulted in a…” Norman: 1984, the Cold War raged between two superpowers: the United States and the Soviet Union. Major economic and political differences created a constant state of tension between the former …

History of StarTropics – Gaming Historian

History of StarTropics – Gaming Historian

The Nintendo Entertainment System gave birth to quite a few Nintendo franchises: The Legend of Zelda, Super Mario Brothers, Metroid. The system is a haven for classic Nintendo games. But there’s one series in particular that tends to fly under the radar. It’s a series that both began and ended on the Nintendo Entertainment System. …

The Nintendo character with zero Google results

The Nintendo character with zero Google results

– [Narrator] So, today I’ve got a story for you, and I think it’s a pretty interesting one. Today, I am gonna be telling you the story of the most obscure Nintendo character of all time. A character so unknown, so obscure, that searching this character’s name on Google, to this day, I expect it …

Meet Nintendo’s Original Gaming Master

Meet Nintendo’s Original Gaming Master

(upbeat music) – [Narrator] Finding the master sword in Zelda, bouncing on a Goomba in Mario, honing your skills in a duck hunt. All things you probably did as a kid with your first Nintendo system. For most of us, playing games was a pastime. But for one lucky man, this wasn’t some hobby, it …