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If Pokemon existed, we wouldn’t August 13, 2009

Posted by Santiago Azpurua-Borras in Copy+Paste Original, Nintendo.
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Imagine a swarm of these things coming at you

Imagine a swarm of these things coming at you

Pocket Monsters, the craze that took the United States by storm has firmly established itself as a staple of video game related culture.

More amorously known as Pokémon, one could take the role of a trainer and spent countless of hours raising your party, growing attached to them as they mercilessly and violently destroyed each other for your entertainment and of course, bragging rights.

Every one of us, at least once, had given thought to about how great would it be if this mystical universe were in fact, real?

I have been giving it some thought, and come to the conclusion that it would be nothing less than absolutely horrifying.

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Pokemon Gold and Silver remakes, finally! June 11, 2009

Posted by Christian Gillespie in DS, Games.
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The logos in all their glory

The logos in all their glory

In case you haven’t heard, remakes of the Pokemon Gold and Silver games are being made. The announcement was first heard on Pokemon Sunday, a television show in Japan that is about everything Pokemon related.

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The Times, They are a-Changin’: The Life and Death of the Nintendo Game Boy June 2, 2009

Posted by Robert Balint in Copy+Paste Contributions, Copy+Paste Original, Editorial, Features, Nintendo.
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Editor’s note:  With Nintendo’s E3 announcements, we’ve been looking forward to the future of gaming, but sometimes it’s nice to look back to its past. This story, about the history of the most revered of handhelds, was submitted to Copy+Paste Games by contributor Robert Balint.

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Countless hours of my life gone, all due to a strange desire to impersonate an Italian plumber named after Shigeru Miyamoto's onetime landlord...

I still remember begging my older brother Frankie for a crack at Super Mario Land; but try as I might he refused to hand over the meaty, gray plastic brick that is the original Game Boy.

Released in the summer of 1989, the original Game Boy was Nintendo’s first sojourn into the realm of portable gaming, following the primitive yet popular Game & Watch portables (the mascot of which is Mr. Game and Watch of Super Smash Bros. Melee and Brawl fame).

Get the full story after the jump.

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