SNES Classic Edition: Our first look at the hardware
Super Punch Out, Nintendo, Zelda, Game, Mana
You probably knew this was coming but I didn't!! SNES Classic Edition!! Check this beautiful thing out. And the game selection is so spot on - Secret of Mana, Super Punch Out, Zelda, Super Metroid. Oh man, yes, please. And please do the quantities right this time Nintendo!
Watch People Break Classic RPGs
Having grown up on NES / SNES, there's a soft spot in my heart for classic RPG's like Final Fantasy, Secret of Mana, etc etc. Strangely though, I never played Earthbound, which people are still raving about. But alas, it's fun to watch these streams of people doing speed runs of these classics.
Ikenfell - Kickstarter Trailer - Youtube
Reading up about Ikenfell, a turn-based RPG based around a magic school. Visually, it looks like a cross between NES / SNES, lovely #pixel graphics. Looks really fun! The Kickstarter did over $60k with a goal of $25k, pretty awesome.
Nintendo eShop - EarthBound Launch Trailer - Youtube
Did you ever play the original Earthbound on SNES - Trailer? Reading an article about one of the translators, Marcus Lindblom. It's just officially been released again for the 3DS. I never managed to play this, but if I ever get a 3DS this looks right up my alley.
Let's Kickstart! - Steel Assault - A NES styled 2-D platformer - Youtube
Watching GIF's of #SteelAssault, an upcoming Robot Action Platform game. There's some really unique elements here (ie ziplining vertically) coupled with great Genesis / SNES style graphics. Nice work.