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DJ and music producer Hardwell will be performing at The Game Awards 2015. The main song featured in his performance will be a remix of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time's Gerudo Valley. Hardwell, who is a huge Zelda fan, said Ocarina of Time is his favorite game and felt Gerudo Valley would be the perfect song to remix.

Head inside to watch DJ Hardwell announce the remix.

Sony is slowly but surely ending their PlayStation Portable support. Last year they stopped shipping the console in Japan, and after March 31st of next year, Japanese players won't be able to buy PSP software on the PSP version of the PlayStation Store. This doesn't mean that they are closing down all services, as games you've previously bought will still be available for download. It will also still be possible to get new content onto the PSP, because players will be able to download the games from other devices, such as the PlayStation Vita or PlayStation 4, and transfer them to the PSP. So all-in-all this is a minor step, but it's still a step towards the end.

Back in the early 90s, Sony and Nintendo attempted to work together but unfortunately failed to reach an agreement. In a recent interview with Gamasutra, NES designer Masayuki Uemura discussed the failed partnership between Nintendo and Sony as well as Nintendo's role in the industry. When it comes to Sony, Uemura believed that the company was too focused on graphics processing power.

Read more after the jump!

Nintendo's Famicom will be receiving its first commercially sold software cartridge in over two decades come early next year, but not the kind you might be expecting for the Japanese NES.

8-BIT MUSIC POWER, an old school collaborative effort between a group of gaming composers, is an appropriately named chiptune album that will be released via Famicom cartridges, thus relying on the system's own hardware to play songs. Though not an officially licensed Nintendo title, video game accessory maker Columbus Circle will be selling the album on January 31st at the retail price of ¥3,800. The team behind the album includes Ape Escape composer Omodaka, Namco arcade games composer Yuriko Keino, and Namco arcade pixel artist Hiroshi Ono.

Check out the album demo after the jump!

Machoke and Machamp are Pokémon that have been with us since the first generation. They look like impressive bodybuilders, even wearing belts above their pants. Except, that those are not pants. Machoke and Machamp are, in fact, naked. Their "pants" were revealed to be just markings. It seems that these two Pokémon have always been embracing that famous, timeless creed: "pants are for losers!"

Nintendo's official announcement of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD for Wii U a few weeks back garnered mixed reception for the arguably low level of actual overhauling they're doing to the original game. Sure, the textures have been improved, but if it's not exactly the remake you were hoping for, perhaps this fan remake can get you hyped. YouTuber Tomoya Hamasaki and now several more fans have actually been working on an emulator-based Twilight Princess remake since before Nintendo's announcement, and it's rather impressive.

Hamasaki did an interview with Nintendo Life where he laid out some of the team's ambitious plans for Twilight Princess. The first and most noticeable feature is the dramatically enhanced visuals — like their new lighting system — but the improvements are actually planned to go far beyond that, including content additions fans have desired ever since the game's release, like making Hyrule Field "more vast and bursting with content." After the graphical facelift and other major fixes, the team's even planning add new gameplay mechanics and "a whole new dungeon (perhaps more than one)."

Head inside for screenshots, a video, and more details!

Yooka-Laylee is a spiritual successor to the Rare 3D platformers of the Nintendo 64 era, including Banjo-Kazooie. In that spirit, backers who pledged £340 or more will receive an exclusive Yooka-Laylee Nintendo 64 cartridge with a built-in 64GB flash drive.

The team at Playtonic Games recently updated their Kickstarter page with an image of the special flash drive, and seeing Yooka-Laylee (even if it's not real working copy) plugged into a Nintendo 64 looks about as fitting and natural as can be. You can check out the full-sized image by clicking below.

A particularly silly dad caught fire recently when his son filmed him reenacting every single taunt from Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, and the newborn internet star is at it again with Street Fighter II.

This time, YouTuber Nick Luciano films his dad recreating every victory animation from the classic fighting game, including all your favorite characters like Ryu, Guile, and Chun-Li. You can check out the full video after the jump, or head on over to their YouTube channel for more gaming-related reenactment videos.

November is a busy time for console developers, and we've been celebrating a lot of console anniversaries lately. In recent weeks, we've celebrated the launches of Nintendo's Wii U, Wii, Super Nintendo, and Xbox One, and next up is the final home console from SEGA.

SEGA Dreamcast made its debut in Japan on November 27th, 1998. Sony was facing severe financial problems at the time, and Dreamcast struggled to gain much support, eventually prompting SEGA to give up hardware development after Dreamcast sold only around 10 million units. Despite its commercial failure, Dreamcast was a console ahead of its time, and it still holds a special place in the hearts of many gamers.

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.

Unfortunately this week's episode is really only bearable for the most dedicated of you regular listeners—we had some terrible audio issues that couldn't be fixed and couldn't re-record before having to embark on our holiday adventures. That said, if you give it your all to listen, I really believe it was our best discussion yet. This week, in honor of Thanksgiving, we went around discussing thing about Nintendo that we're personally thankful for. You can check out the episode below—or if you'd like to save it to listen later, you can check the latest episode out on iTunes, available now.

Everyone has their favorite characters when it comes to a given series, and the developers behind Super Mario Maker are no different. In a recent issue of Japanese magazine Nintendo Dream, producer Takashi Tezuka, director Yosuke Oshino, and senior director Yoshikazu Yamashita initially discussed the troubles they faced including Yoshi in the game. However, the interview quickly turned to the trio naming their favorite characters as well as discussing what cut content they would like to have been able to include.

Head after the jump to find out what they had to say!

Nintendo recently announced that Pokémon Red, Blue, and Yellow Versions are coming to the 3DS eShop on February 27th next year, and we're thrilled to relive the good ol' days. There's a lot to talk about for the details of this re-release and the reasons we can't wait, so it was one of our talking points on this week's episode of Nintendo Week, our Nintendo-themed podcast here at Gamnesia. Check out the discussion video above for our full thoughts on the eShop re-release of Pokémon's first generation, or keep reading for a brief, brief summary.

Rare's got a major new project on the way, but the studio's just not what they used to be. If you're among those nostalgic for the days of Nintendo's Rare, the days of Conker's Bad Fur Day, Perfect Dark, and the rest of the lot, then you'll want to check out this new line of t-shirts and hoodies from Insert Coin.

Prices range from 22 GBP ($33) to 40 GBP ($60), and the t-shirts include a couple of Perfect Dark-inspired logo prints, a rough-styled Conker's Bad Fur Day design, and a pretty badass Battletoads logo. Then, there's a Conker hoodie inspired by the blue hoodie worn in-game by the character himself, featuring the same graphic as the t-shirt, but on the back, with only a simple "64" in a golden circle on the front.

Head inside to check them out.

We've been celebrating a lot of Nintendo console anniversaries this month, including Wii U's third anniversary on November 18th and Wii's ninth anniversary on November 19th. The Nintendo celebrations continue today with a personal favorite of mine. Super Nintendo (or Super Famicom in Japan) made its debut in Japan 25 years ago today on November 21st, 1990.

The 16-bit console was home to beloved classics including Super Mario World, EarthBound, Super Metroid, Donkey Kong Country, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, and many, many more. Super Nintendo went on to be the third most successful Nintendo home console of all time (behind Wii and the original NES), selling nearly 50 million units and nearly 380 million games.

About a year ago, Eurogamer reported that the PlayStation 4 would soon be able to play PlayStation One and PlayStation 2 games via emulation. After the recent re-release of some older PS2 Star Wars games, Sony has come out and confirmed that you will be able to play PlayStation 2 games on your PlayStation 4, courtesy of emulation. Unfortunately, Sony was not able to elaborate on the PS2 emulation, stating that "we have nothing further to comment at this point in time." While Sony could not shed more light about the emulation, Digital Foundry was able to try out the PS2 Star Wars games and discovered some interesting updates.

You can check out the comparison video after the jump!