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Imagine yourself in your tweens again, waking up on a Saturday morning with eyes halfway shut and an empty stomach. Your mother is still asleep, and so you tumble to the living room and watch your favorite morning cartoons to fend the hunger away. Suddenly, a commercial pops onto the television screen as though it was destined to alarm you, a catchy tune immersing itself into your head. Reese's Puffs, Reese's Puffs, it chants. Your eyes dart to the cupboard, your stomach growls as if it's about to dart out of your chest. Then you realize that the desired box of cereal is too high up for you to reach. Discouraged, you turn to channel three and turn on your Nintendo 64 to play Ocarina of Time. You traverse to the Gerudo Fortress. Suddenly, the incantations pop into your head again. Reese's Puffs, Reese's Puffs. It plays to the Gerudo Valley theme song. You cannot escape. Reese's Puffs. You want the puffs. 

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The Strong Museum of Play in Rochester, New York is collaborating with Ritsumeikan University in Japan and former Nintendo hardware designer Masayuki Uemara to help preserve gaming history. The NES is reaching its 30th anniversary and the project is celebrating with a historical exhibit dedicated to the console. The exhibit will contain physical artifacts, playable games and interviews with Uemara.

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Research firm Goo Ranking has polled Japanese gamers to create a list of the top 48 games released for the original PlayStation. The roleplaying classic Final Fantasy VII tops the rankings, followed by the Resident Evil series and the Japan-only adventure title Boku no Natsuyasumi. Goo Ranking unfortunately listed the games of some series collectively, but the rankings are interesting nonetheless.

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Perhaps one of gaming's most covered songs, Dr. Wily Stage from Mega Man 2 has gotten a fresh new take on it by being covered by a Mariachi band. YouTuber DaveYard Shift uploaded the video earlier, and the cover features all that you would expect in a Mariachi band, including a trumpet, guitar, and violin. His cover keeps the intensity of the original, while also bringing his own angle to the well known and loved song.

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Nintendo recently announced plans to revive the Nintendo World Championships, a major competitive event from 1990. Fans got very excited to imagine what Nintendo was planning to roll out, but as more information was revealed about the size, scope, and content of the tournament, hype came crashing down. This is one of the subjects we cover on this week's episode of Nintendo Week, our Nintendo podcast here at Gamnesia. If you'd like to learn more about it, you can watch the discussion video after the jump!

Every gamer has a few big-name games missing from their encyclopedia of video game experiences, and we at Gamnesia are no different. That's why we thought it'd be fun to go over some of our lists of must-play games that we haven't had the pleasure of experiencing, and then shaming the heck out of each other for it, on this week's episode of Nintendo Week. Alex, Ben, and I all made short lists of Nintendo games that we'd either never played or hadn't played more than an hour or two into—which isn't enough time to truly experience them. Keep reading to see our lists, and check out the discussion video above for some good discussion and even better laughs about the games themselves, why we haven't played them, and even what you might be missing out on.

A newly founded London-based record label called Data Discs is set to release the soundtracks to a couple of SEGA classics on vinyl. The games are the Dreamcast action-adventure-RPG hybrid Shenmue and the Genesis beat 'em up Streets of Rage. These will be the first two soundtracks released by the company, whose mission is to focus solely on releasing video game scores in a vinyl format.

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For years, fans of Nintendo's Mother series have been waiting for the third and final installment in the trilogy to release outside of Japan, but Nintendo has been far from eager. Now, nearly ten years after the game's release, the timing is perfect for the beloved classic to release in Western territories.

This is one of the subjects we cover on this week's episode of Nintendo Week, our Nintendo podcast here at Gamnesia. If you'd like to learn more about it, you can either watch the discussion video or keep reading after the jump!

Myst is a 1993 first-person adventure game that became the best-selling PC title until The Sims overtook its throne in 2002, and now it will be turned into an original drama series on Hulu. Legendary Television (a subsidiary of Legendary Pictures), working with Myst creators Cyan, Inc., have pitched a show helmed by producer Matt Tolmach (The Amazing Spider-Man, Sinister Six) and writer Evan Daugherty (Divergent). There has yet to be word on when the series can be expected.

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Nintendo is reviving the Nintendo World Championships at this year's E3, but there may be more to it than we think. Of course E3 is a time when the companies announce their big plans, and with Zelda out of the picture, Nintendo doesn't have any heavy hitters that we know of. But more than that, the Nintendo World Championships played a major role in their North American announcement of Super Mario Bros. 3. Are they setting up to reveal something equally stupendous this time around?

There are tons of gaming enthusiast podcasts out in the wild, but almost none of the top-tier podcasts are made specifically for Nintendo fans. That's where we come in! We here at Gamnesia are bringing you a new episode of "Nintendo Week," a podcast made for Nintendo fans by Nintendo fans.

As always, we break down the most recent week of news, including a Splatoon Direct, Amiibo supply news, and all about Nintendo's plans to expand not only into mobile games, but into movies, TV series, theme park attractions, and much more. We have tons of ideas for all of the above, so be sure to head past the jump and give this week's episode a listen!

We at Gamnesia went over our favorite characters on this week's episode of Nintendo Week, our Nintendo podcast here at Gamnesia. We kicked off the discussion with three Zelda characters in a row and continued to give special shoutouts to a few more.

If you'd like to hear our love for these characters and more perspective on their many layers, head on inside! And if you're interested in hearing the whole character discussion, as opposed to just a few highlights, give our latest episode a listen, either right here at Gamnesia, or on your preferred iGizmodroid through iTunes!

Super Smash Bros. livestreamer Neha "Lilo" Chhetri raised over $4,000 for those who were affected by the Nepal earthquake. The earthquake, which happened less than two weeks ago, killed over 7,000 people.

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The Misadventures of Tron Bonne had a limited run when it released for the PlayStation in 2000; the release of the PlayStation 2 sent the game into the console's shadow. The game still became a cult classic, though, and was well received by fans and critics, but few have gotten to play it. Due to its limited run, getting a copy before now would cost you a few hundred on eBay. Capcom decided to change that, and now you can find The Misadventures of Tron Bonne on PlayStation 3, PS Vita, PSP, and PS TV for only $5.99. That's a much better deal than $300. If you are already eager to buy the game, you can grab it here.

The classic first-person shooter Turok: Dinosaur Hunter, originally released for Nintendo 64, is being remade as Turok EX, according to TechRaptor's recent interview with Samuel "Kaiser" Villarreal. Kaiser has done a lot of work with rebuilding FPS titles, and he's currently wrapping up development on his latest project, a remake of PowerSlave.

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