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Did Nintendo design the SNES Classic to be customizable by hackers?

One theory floating around is that Nintendo let the SNES Classic be vulnerable to hacking on purpose. This idea sounds crazy at first, given Nintendo’s iron fist over its products.

Nintendo home consoles ranked from best to worst

Nintendo’s place in history as one of the most important video game companies cannot be denied. With the industry in a downward spiral at the start of the 1980s, the

Super Mario Run to receive a new update this month

Super Mario Run is not one of Nintendo’s better games. But, it is an important one. Most people assumed Nintendo would never get into the phone gaming arena. Why risk

Top 5 reasons the SNES Classic is worth purchasing

Time to get excited. Nintendo’s Super Nintendo Classic Edition (or SNES Classic) is set to release on September 29th, and eager purchasers will be waiting at stores to get their

NES Golf hidden inside every Switch

Nintendo might be taking forever to provide a proper Virtual Console service on the Switch. But apparently, an original 8-bit NES game is already inside the hybrid console – Golf.

Reggie Fils-Aimé tells public not to pay scalpers for SNES Classic

Trusting Nintendo can be difficult at times. While the House of Mario has brought gamers countless hours of joy with its entertainment products, it also disappoints its followers. When the

Nintendo planning an achievement system for the Switch

Despite the Switch’s success, it lacks a few things other consoles offer. Most notably, the online infrastructure is just not the same as in the Xbox One and PS4. Plus,

Top 5 reasons to buy a Dreamcast in early 2000

The Sega Dreamcast released 18 years ago on September 9, 1999. Initially, it looked like Sega turned the tides after its string of failed consoles, including the Sega CD, 32X

Final Fantasy XV on Switch unlikely to happen (but not ruled out)

Switch owners are a demanding group. They want the same kind of games seen on other consoles, but their system cannot always handle them. Take Final Fantasy XV for example.

What are the Top 5 3D (or part 3D) Sonic the Hedgehog games?

Even hardcore Sonic the Hedgehog fans cannot deny the franchise produced a few clunkers in the 3D era. The main line of Sonic games had been almost invincible during the

What are the Top 5 2D Super Mario Bros. titles?

Everyone loves lists. Here is another one relating to the storied Super Mario Bros. franchise. While Nintendo gears up to release Super Mario Odyssey on the Switch later this year,

Nintendo stock a ‘strong buy’ thanks to the Switch and NES Classic

Nintendo’s fortunes just keep looking brighter according to most business articles this year. The Switch and NES Classic both helped the company tremendously in recent times, and the upcoming SNES

Is the ‘World’ part of Nintendo World Championships 2017 misleading?

Most Nintendo fans are excited for the upcoming Nintendo World Championships (NWC). An earlier article on Nerd Reactor revealed the small details behind the qualifying sessions and main New York

Night Trap 25th Anniversary Edition denied a Switch release by Nintendo

Given the early demise of the Sega CD back in the 1990s, it is understanding if some older gamers never tried Night Trap. It came during the era of full-motion

New Super Mario Bros Switch not on Reddit users’ wish list

Months ago, this author wrote on Nerd Reactor that the 2D New Super Mario Bros. series requires a makeover. For at least a decade, Nintendo has used the same art

Is the Nintendo Switch Virtual Console ever coming?

Five months has passed since the Nintendo Switch officially launched, and the traditional Virtual Console still is non-existent. Oh sure, there are plans to bring “select” classic games to Nintendo

Nintendo Switch Online app launches July 21

For better or worse, the Nintendo Switch Online app is coming on July 21 to smartphones everywhere. Nintendo’s app will act as the hub for online games through which players

WWE 2K18 coming to Switch this fall

Because Switch third-party support is slow to pick up momentum, it is always good news when a well-known series comes over to the hybrid console. Well, good news has arrived

AX 2017: Inti Creates CEO discusses Blaster Master Zero, Mega Man

Inti Creates will be a familiar name to Mega Man fanatics. The development team worked on the Mega Man Zero series, as well as the retro-style Mega Man 9 and

Adi Shankar working on animated Assassin’s Creed series

Castlevania showrunner Adi Shankar has been named the new showrunner for Ubisoft’s upcoming Assassin’s Creed series. Shankar is known for his bootleg universe with shorts like Power Rangers, The Punisher short Dirty Laundry, and the