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The Sequel To The Game I Didn’t Even Know I Wanted

Posted on April 4, 2014 by Les Major

NES Remix 2 is on the way and I have to admit, I’m excited! Growing up, my friends and I would always go on about ideas like this. Specifically I remember us talking about a more 16-bit Final Fantasy battler that was quite similar to the concept of Dissidia. I didn’t know what to think when the original NES Remix was released as a huge surprise during a Nintendo Direct announcement. I’d actually hopped on Twitch to see someone else playing it and instantly I wanted to give it a go. So what can we expect for the sequel?Read More


NES Gets Remixed

Posted on December 18, 2013 by Jason Nason

What do you get when you put Link in the middle of the original Donkey Kong? What if you take a level of the original Super Mario Bros. and play it in shadows? Or how about flipping the level so that you run to the left? That’s the idea behind NES Remix, a new downloadable title on the Wii U eShop which takes sixteen classic NES games and gives you a whole new experience.

Select parts from 16 classic NES games have been remixed with new challenges. Get Mario to the goal pole while the level blinks out. Defeat an enemy within a certain time limit. Play a level of Excitebike and knock over a specific number of rivals. It’s amazing how something so small and seeminly simple in concept can be such an exciting idea.

NES Remix also includes Miiverse compatibility, so players can share their level times and collect 8-bit stamps. NES Remix is now available in the Nintendo Wii U eShop for $14.99.

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