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Every collector hopes to amass a large amount of items related to their interests, but as with everything, some collections turn out bigger than others. Guinness World Records recently awarded 33-year-old Ahmed bin Fahad with the official record for the "largest collection of Nintendo Entertainment System paraphernalia."

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One of the great things about video games is the incredible diversity and variety in terms of experiences. Many games transport you to an immersive world where you can play for hours, falling in love with well-developed characters in an intricate story. Other times you just need something simple and fun that you can pick up and start playing with ease, setting it down again without any worry. Whether you've had a long day and just need something simple to play to unwind or you just want to kill a few moments before heading out with friends, these simple "time wasting" games can be a welcome break from reality. What are some of your favorites? Hit the jump to join in the discussion!

We’ve known for a while that Nintendo is planning some big things for mobile devices, but we’ve never had much sense of what those plans are. Besides apps that connect users back to Nintendo’s main business and other plans, like a Miiverse app, and their QOL services, we haven’t had much clue of what they’re doing. Until, that is, today.

Nintendo has filed a patent for a device or service that would emulate Game Boy, Game Boy Color, and Game Boy Advance games on smartphones, tablets, computers, and even less ordinary places, like the TVs on the back of your airline seats. Head past the jump for more.

Fans of Nintendo know of the Power Glove as a clunky and unpopular controller that was compatible with the Nintendo Entertainment System. Originally released in 1989, the Power Glove has continued to live on in the minds of gamers due to its overwhelmingly bad controls and iconic design. Now one fan is adding another chapter to its legacy by creating light-up fashion accessories using the Power Glove.

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We're back with another weekly installment of Gamnesia's Game Clash! Every Monday we pit two video games against each other, and the winner is decided by your votes! This week's Clash is a battle of classic N64 shooters, both courtesy of Rare. GoldenEye 007 was a fantastic video game adaption of the popular movie, and the multiplayer was a blast. Perfect Dark took the GoldenEye game engine and created an all-new game with its own original plot and offered even more multiplayer options. Which game is better? Click below to cast your vote!

A recent interview with former head of indie relations at Nintendo Dan Adelman revealed his feelings on letting any developer create and publish content to the Nintendo eShop. Adelman, who worked for nine years helping indie developers get their games on Nintendo consoles, feels that the market needs to be open but also regulated to avoid poor content. 

Nintendo's approach has always been on the side of approving developers rather than approving content. The idea is that if you're a trustworthy and capable enough developer to make games for the platform, then beyond that it's up to you. Unfortunately, shovel ware is a very predictable byproduct of an open marketplace. The onus to ameliorate this issue ultimately falls on the platforms. It used to be that the preferred solution was to have a gatekeper model, but that had real drawbacks, because you can miss you on some amazing games. - Dan Adelman 

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Earlier this year, Hyperkin released their long-delayed 'next gen' clone console, the RetroN 5—a system that boasts the ability to play games from five different types of cartridge digitally in HD. Think of it as an emulation machine for your TV that plays your old games and then some. By dumping the game's ROM to the system temporarily, you're provided all of the conveniences of emulation (save states, controller mapping, cheats, patching, etc.) without having to start all over again or dealing with the legal gray area that is PC emulation. The console itself plays cartridges for the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive, Super NES, Super Famicom, Nintendo Entertainment System, Famicom, the entire GameBoy era of formats, and through the use of an adapter, Sega Master System. That's ten formats, fifteen including PAL regions, all playable on one machine in nostalgia-defyingly crisp HD. But how does it hold up? Pretty well, actually. 

Another nostalgic game has been released for the Wii U's Virtual Console, and this time it's DK: King of Swing. This Game Boy Advance Donkey Kong title was released in 2005, near the end of the handheld's lifespan, developed by Paon, and published by Nintendo. It received mainly positive reviews, but was panned for being shorter than people wanted.

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Two weeks ago Nintendo finally announced a remake of Majora's Mask on 3DS, and the hype couldn't be higher! We've had a running series of Zelda theory articles revolving around Skyward Sword here at Gamnesia, but the long-awaited announcement of Termina's return has inspired me to dig into the mysteries of Majora's Mask instead. Hit the jump to dive in!

We're back with another weekly installment of Gamnesia's Game Clash! Every Monday we pit two video games against each other, and the winner is decided by your votes! This week we’re taking on the Mega Man franchise, which means we’ll be doing something a little different. With so many games in so many spin-off franchises, we couldn’t narrow it down to just two games. Instead, we’ll be matching up the original (mostly) 8-bit Mega Man series against its first big successor, Mega Man X. Do you prefer the classic, tough-as-nails style of Mega Man, or the more strategic style of Mega Man X? Hit the jump to cast your vote!