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Twenty years after the series' initial release, Chrono Trigger and Chrono Cross will be getting an official arrangement of music. This album comes courtesy of Square Enix and Yasunori Mitsuda, who is best known for composing the original music for both games. Find out more inside!

Spectacularly talented classical pianist Sonya Belousova of the YouTube channel Player Piano performs a lively medley of tunes from the original Super Mario Bros. in her latest video. Belousova plays on a custom piano shaped like a giant NES console, with Mario-themed effects and visuals in the background. The performance is dedicated to recently deceased Nintendo President and CEO Satoru Iwata. The NES piano will be featured in a giveaway once Player Piano reaches one million subscribers. You can watch the video inside.

Gerudo Valley is one of the most iconic songs in the Legend of Zelda series, even though it hasn't appeared in all that many games. In the video after the jump, we can see YouTube user DaveYard Shift perform an arrangement of this song with his mariachi band. DaveYard Shift says in his channel description that he he is trying to show both Mexican and video game culture, and I think this video is a perfect example of that. This performance will join a long list of video game music fan arrangements that will hopefully keep expanding, so that we can all relive our precious memories in different ways.

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We Nintendo fans always have a blast talking about what kinds of things we'd like to see in future installments of Mario Kart, and now that Mario Kart 8 brings DLC expansions and even other Nintendo crossovers into the mix, our imaginations are blown wide open. On this week's episode of Nintendo Week, our Nintendo-themed podcast here at Gamnesia, we took it upon ourselves to talk about everything we'd love to see if Nintendo makes a third DLC pack for Mario Kart 8, and if I do say so myself, we came up with some amazing ideas.

The discussion was a whopping forty minutes long, so we've broken it down into two twenty-minute chunks for YouTube—available now is the second half of the discussion, where we talk about what courses (both new and old) we'd like to see added to the Mario Kart 8 lineup, as well as what bonus features we'd like to see. Check out the video after the jump for the full discussion, or skim the list down below to get a brief overview of everything we discussed in text format.

Smooth McGroove, the famous YouTuber who creates amazing a capella arrangements of famous video game songs, has risen from his slumber to deliver yet another amazing cover. In McGroove's latest upload, he covers the Onett theme from the EarthBound series. As with all of his other videos, McGroove records all of the parts of the song himself, making sure he gets every nuance from the original musical piece.

You can check out his cover of the Onett theme after the jump!

Super Mario Bros. is the most iconic and successful video game franchise in history, but Nintendo's attempt to transform it into a movie was hilariously bad. The Super Mario Bros. movie was a commercial failure and was heavily criticized by reviewers, but it has found its place in the hearts of many as a cult classic. YouTube group Honest Trailers tackled the Super Mario Bros. movie in their latest video, bringing back plenty of cringeworthy nostalgic memories. You can check it out by clicking below!

The Game Boy was a staple in every family household in the 1990's. Whether you stayed up all night to beat that one final dungeon in The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening or you attempted to catch the elusive Moltres in Pokémon Red Version, everyone has that one childhood memory they remember and hold dear. In a recent tweet by a fellow Game Boy owner, this talented fan transformed their Game Boy into a clock.

You can check out the Game Boy clock after the jump!

It's no secret that Super Mario Sunshine had its problems in the eyes of Mario fans; consider the often-uncooperative camera and the infamously difficult pachinko level. One thing that many people agree on, however, is that Sunshine had gorgeous environments for its time. From the crisp shore of Gelato Beach to the vivid and grassy heights of Bianco Hills, there was a lot of character in each area of Isle Delfino that players were able to explore. But have you ever wondered how developers made the rolling waters look so nice? A new series on YouTube titled How Did They Do That!? discussed and broke down the development process behind creating the water physics in Sunshine.

Interested in a game designer's insight? Check out the process after the jump!

Satoru Iwata's untimely passing has left a scar in the heart of many a gamer, but the outpouring of love and remembrance the community has responded with is nothing short of moving. Perhaps one of the most interesting tributes to the late President of Nintendo is a hack of the NES classic Balloon Fight, wherein the playable character is Satoru Iwata himself.

If you want to check out the game in action, or download it and play for yourself, head inside an learn more!

The Mother fandom is a persistent one, and ever since Nintendo released Mother 3 exclusively in Japan nearly ten years ago, the community has embarked on a mission to bring the game to everywhere. Thanks to two new fan projects, that mission has now reached Italian speakers. The first is a translation project headed by a member of the community who goes by the name "Snifit," and the second is a translation written by someone who goes by "lorenzooone."

You can find more information on these translations if you know where to look, but in the meantime, we'll continue to hope that Nintendo decides to oversee an official worldwide release on the Wii U eShop.

Those of you who were around for the glory days of Crash Bandicoot may well understand how perfectly the IP fits into other icons of the late eighties and early nineties, like Animaniacs and Ren & Stimpy. But did you know that its creators almost doubled down on that zany, Saturday-morning cartoon vibe? In fact, the very first game was planned to open and end with cartoon cutscenes perfectly reminiscent of everything you'd watch while hyped up on the sugariest of breakfast cereals.

Head inside to see what could have been!

The summer heat is, without a doubt, one tough boss to beat, but nothing helps keep things cooler than a frozen treat! While a basic store-bought frozen treat would certainly help in keeping things cool, why not go the extra mile by throwing a nerdier spin to it?

Rosanna Pansino, host of the online geeky cooking show Nerdy Nummies, has whipped up some ice cream sandwiches with an added Nintendo flavor by fashioning them into little Game Boys! Now that's what I call a real handheld dessert!

Check out the episode after the jump to find out how to make some Game Boy-themed ice cream sandwiches for yourselves!

A recent "Ask Anything" session on 8chan featured Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem creator Denis Dyack. While he was unable to share any new information on Shadow of the Eternals, the spiritual successor to the cult GameCube game (though he did state that news will come eventually—a relief to fans, considering the title's troubled development history), Dyack did comment on his past work with Eternal Darkness.

Head inside to see what the former Silicon Knights president had to say.

A Kickstarter campaign to fund the creation of a book of NES art has passed its original funding goal of $15,000 and is currently standing at just over $20,000. The book, called The Complete NES, will contain over 300 pages of NES box art, screenshots, information, summaries, game art, and more. It will also come with a new indie NES Homebrew RPG called Jeffrey Wittenhagen's Black Box Challenge, in which the player has to collect every NES Black Box game.

Read more after the jump!

The YouTube channel PlayerPiano has earned its subscribers due to its piano renditions of famous video game medleys. This time, however, they seem to want to take the combination of video game music and piano to a whole new level.

Head inside to watch the video!