Nintendo’s NES retrospective book looks like a game cartridge

Nintendo’s NES Classic Edition isn’t the only nostalgia bomb the company is dropping this fall. Nope, Playing With Power: Nintendo NES Classics from strategy-guide publisher Prima Games is en route for this November as well. The hardcover boasts 320 pages of interviews from the NES era, bits of old-school advertising and “priceless excerpts from Nintendo Power magazine back issues.” Oh …

Nintendo’s new NES commercial will toy with your nostalgia

Between the incredible popularity of Pokémon Go, game-themed sneakers and the NES Classic Mini console, Nintendo’s nostalgia bombs show no signs of stopping. The gaming juggernaut is fueling that fire with a decidedly retro-style trailer for the new-old system, replete with the familiar “now you’re playing with power” tagline from the ’80s. It’s a fun look at the analog past …

Nintendo’s Classic Mini costs £50 in the UK

As if Pokémon Go wasn’t playing havoc with our nostalgia receptors already, Nintendo yesterday announced the Classic Mini: A palm-sized Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) clone complete with 30 preinstalled 8-bit titles. We know this future Christmas hit launches November 11th, but UK pricing wasn’t immediately available. Several retailers have now opened up preorders, however, pegging the price at £50 (with …