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After a superfan spent 7 years re-creating ‘Super Mario Bros.,’ Nintendo shut it down

Sorry, Commodore 64 fans — you'll just have to give in and buy a Nintendo Entertainment System if you want to play "Super Mario Bros."
A girl looks at Super Nintendo video games in 2001.

From creating Japanese playing cards in 1889 to becoming one of the most iconic video game companies in history, see how Nintendo has evolved

Nintendo was founded in 1889 selling Japanese playing cards, and has found both success and failure throughout its 130-year history.
The "minus world" from the original "Legend of Zelda" on NES.

The original ‘Legend of Zelda’ has a massive hidden area that one player finally opened, more than 30 years later

A huge portion of the original "Legend of Zelda" was inaccessible to players for over 30 years — until now.
A screenshot from Nintendo's 1985 classic video game "Super Mario Bros."

A rare copy of ‘Super Mario Bros.’ sold for more than $100,000, making it the most expensive video game ever sold

A collector spent six figures on a first-edition copy of "Super Mario Bros," but the seller says it could be worth even more in the future.
Nintendo Switch Online has 20 NES games available at launch, including three starring Super Mario.

New leaks suggest nearly two dozen Super Nintendo games are on their way to the Nintendo Switch

So far Nintendo has only offered NES games with the Nintendo Switch Online service, but it looks like that will change in 2019.
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Nintendo’s Netflix-like service for classic games is a shattering disappointment, but it’s so inexpensive that you should try it anyway

For $20/year, Nintendo offers access to original Nintendo Entertainment System games through Nintendo Switch Online. But is it worth the money?
From left to right: The NES Classic Edition, Super NES Classic Edition, and PlayStation Classic.

Which mini retro game console is right for you: NES Classic, Super NES Classic, or PlayStation Classic?

With the holidays fast approaching, you may be in the market for a miniature retro game console in the near future. But which to buy?

The top 3 best-selling games of all time are a surprising group of games that have all sold over 100 million copies apiece

The short list of the three best-selling games of all time doesn't feature any mustachioed plumbers or military-themed shooters.

Nintendo just snuck out a new version of the original ‘Legend of Zelda’ — and it’s available now on the Nintendo Switch

When you weren't looking, Nintendo snuck out a fancy new version of the original "Legend of Zelda" — the one from the Nintendo Entertainment System! The one that came out in 1986! That one!