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This is What Would Happen if NES Games Were Made Today

After playing Skyward Sword, programmer Hugues Johnson decided that the amount of hand holding in games was getting ridiculous. He decided to let out some steam by mocking today's gaming norms.

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"The 'Swiss army knife' of retro gaming pleasure - 15 console systems playing 18 formats in total, 1 master controller, 1 SCART output, 1 power supply, 1 custom made switch unit. All with original console hardware, no emulation or clones. It is the most comprehensive multi retro gaming console made, that uses original gaming hardware. Three years to build, about 3500 hours and at a cost of around £700."

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THE WINNER'S GUIDE TO NINTENDO came out in 1991, and as you'd expect, it's filled with tips on beating assorted Nintendo games.

But the most interesting part is its cover. Get a load of those fabricated video game characters!

There's a starfish boy, an ugly fish woman, a coyote, a Grinch-like mosquito, and what I'm taking to be some kind of golden apple monster. For some reason, everyone is surfing. This is so great.