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[4 Jan 2011 | 2 Comments | 1,905 views]
Take that Super Nintendo on the road

Yes, just think about it — the ability to take all those classic Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) games on the road and play them whenever the mood strikes.
There would be no more wires and no more being tethered to a television set when you wanted to revisit the fun-filled library that was abundant on the SNES. That’s all very possible — for the most part — thanks to a dandy little system called the Yobo FC-16 Go.
The FC-16 Go is one of those Chinese knockoffs that have hit the …

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[3 Dec 2010 | 5 Comments | 4,697 views]
Sega Genesis — kicking off the 16-bit wars

Ah, the famed  Sega Genesis — the system that challenged the formidable Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) and ushered in the 16-bit console gaming era in earnest.
By the time the Genesis arrived on the North American scene in 1989 (it was released as the Mega Drive in Japan in 1988), the Nintendo Entertainment System had been around for four years and was starting to show its age. The company did try to take a run at the NES with the Sega Master System, but didn’t achieve much success — Nintendo was …