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In a Gamasutra feature, Frank Cifaldi attempted to prove once and for all exactly when Super Mario Bros went on sale in the US — amazingly, this is something that nobody knows for sure.
Developer Jay Pavlina has cooked up a Mario Bros. recreation with an immensely satisfying twist: the game includes characters from other popular titles, and a number of graphical styles, including NES, SNES, and Game Boy.
An Ohio gamer named Ryan Sullivan has broken the record for the number of games played in 60 seconds. Hey played on 13 consoles in that time period, breaking Jimmy Fallon's previous record of nine games.
RetroBit RetroDuo Portable takes your SNES games on the go, $20 adapters bring NES and Genesis as well
Look out, SupaBoy, there's another retro handheld game system in town: it's called the RetroDuo Portable, and it might play more games for longer than you do right now.
Nintendo's new flagship titles, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, and Super Mario 3D Land, have both set franchise records for early sales, with 3D Land's 500,000 sales in two weeks making it the "fastest selling portable Mario game," and Zelda's 535,000 in first week sales giving it the title of "fastest-selling Zelda game ever."
Toys R Us has announced a slate of discounts and deals for this year's Black Friday. Brick and mortar locations are opening Thanksgiving night to get the ball rolling early, with the deals also available online, unless noted otherwise. Read on to see what you'll find!