Tag Archives: Famicom
Rare Playstation Hori Controller and Other Cool Merchandise

Rare Playstation Hori Controller and Other Cool Merchandise

Just found this listing for an old Hori controller for the Playstation. This is one of the coolest controllers I’ve seen for the classic PlayStation. If you’re not familiar with Hori controllers, do yourself a favor and check them out. They’re very unique. It’s a similar color to the Nintendo controllers of yore. I like that it […]

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GameSniped Video Game Review of Sweet Home NES

GameSniped Video Game Review of Sweet Home NES

With Halloween only days away it’s time to pay homage to a forerunner for all the horror games that has followed it. In 1989 Capcom released the psychological horror RPG Sweet Home for the NES Famicom based on a Japanese horror game of the same title.

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Sammy Jissen Pachi Slot Controller Black Model Playstation 2

GTA Mania!

To commemorate the recent momentous release of Grand Theft Auto V, let’s look at a few Grand Theft Auto promo items from past to present. GTA V Grand Theft Auto V Press Kit Items – Even parts of this press kit are selling for super-high prices right now. Includes a T-shirt, stickers, magnet, and coveted […]

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World of Warcraft Tankard O’ Terror – Taverncraft Brewfest Replia Stein

1997 Street Fighter III Tournament Trophy & Framed T-Shirt

As far as video game historical artifacts go, this one has to be one of the most stately I’ve ever seen – a true trophy statue of Ryu, case in solid bronze. The story behind it is interesting – it’s one of two ever made (a third on a larger scale was made for a […]

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Final Fantasy The Spirits Within Movie Seiko Watch

Barcode Battle Super Famicom / Famicom Lot

The Barcode Battler II, released by Epoch in 1992, was released as a follow-up to the mildly successful original Barcode Battler. One of the major upgrades of the BBII model is that it had an output port for the Famicom and Super Famicom, allowing it to interface with Famicom or Super Famicom games designed with […]

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Lunacy Sega Saturn used complete

Sharp Nintendo TV

It’s known to many Famicom collectors that Sharp released several variants of TV set in Japan containing a built-in Famicom. It’s a lesser-known fact that Sharp released two variants of that TV in North America, redesigned to contain a North American NES. Here is one, in allegedly working condition. Since this is a CRT TV, […]

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BLOCK Set Robot Famicom

Super Famicom BS-X Sattelaview

Perhaps the most famous of Nintendo’s console addons next to the N64DD, the BS-X Sattelaview was a revolutionary device that supported game and content downloads in the pre-Internet world, much like Sega Channel. Unlike Sega’s cable-based strategy, however, Nintendo decided to take another option – sattelite transfer, via a now-defunct Japanese sattelite company named St. […]

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Autographed RESIDENT EVIL DEGENERATION Paul Mercier

Nintendo Famicom NETWORK SYSTEM ADAPTER

My sweet spot for obscure system peripherals continues. This time, we have the Famicom Network System Adapter, a modem for the Japanese Famicom that allowed the system to go online and download various news, jokes, and pre-internet miscellany. Interestingly enough, it also read a HuCard-like proprietary game format, allegedly to read cards containing online-enabled versions […]

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NINTENDO Game Boy Advance GBA SP Famicom Color

Mobile Adapter GB (and bundled Mobile System Trainer software)

  Another unusual peripheral  (this seems to be a running theme with my posts lately), this time for the Game Boy Color (but also compatibile with GBA and GBA SP) – a cable that allows you to interface your GBC with a variety of Japanese mobile phones from the time period. The included software, Mobile […]

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PS1 SaGa Frontier II (2) – Square Millenium Collection LIMITED EDITION + T-SHIRT

Bandai Datach Joint ROM System

  One of only two third-party units that actually interfaced with the Famicom (the other being the Aladdin Deck Enhancer), which allowed the user to swipe cards included with the various compatible Bandai game cartridges. The unit was bundled with Dragon Ball Z: Gekitō Tenkaichi Budokai, as well as the cards needed for operation. Truly […]

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Nintendo Mario Bros. Game & Watch Disk-Kun Prize

Nintendo Mario Bros. Game & Watch Disk-Kun Prize

The Disk-Kun games are almost the Famicom equivalent of the Nintendo World Championship cartridges, although much more common in theory. Back in 1987 Nintendo ambitiously wanted to link all of Japan’s Famicoms through a network similar to a much simpler Internet. To test out the system, Nintendo put off competitions where participants got to play […]

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Rockman 4 Gold Famicom Cart

Rockman 4 Gold Famicom Cart

Rockman 4 Gold Famicom Cartridge Only 8 copies around. Because the carts were issued as prizes for those who won the RM4 Japanese boss design contest back in 1991. Design one of the 8 Robot Masters (bosses in the game) and get a golden copy Famicom grail. Notes From Link From what I can dig […]

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