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Have you ever wished your morning routine could be just a little more retro? We've got you covered. The "Game Boy Game Over Alarm Clock" is an officially licensed Nintendo product that lets you wake up to nostalgia. You can change the time via the buttons on the front, and you'll be awakened by the sweet sounds of the Super Mario Land theme music every morning.

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Earlier this week, THQ announced a partnership with Nickelodeon to bring some beloved classic games to modern systems. Many people were quick to notice the 3D platformer Tak and the Power of Juju on that list. If you were growing up in the early 2000s, you likely remember the game from its heavy marketing on Nickelodeon. If you played the game like myself, you'll remember a quirky adventure game that was full of great voice talents, fun level design, and tons of collectibles.

This series needs to see a proper reboot. Head inside to find out why.

Early last week developer Realtech VR announced plans to remaster the first three Tomb Raider games for release on Steam. A few videos were uploaded to YouTube to show off the progress of the remastering process, and Realtech VR planned to release the remasters as free updates to the existing games on Steam. Unfortunately, Square Enix has already pulled the plug.

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The Tanooki suit has become one of the most well-recognized power-ups in the Mario franchise since its debut nearly 30 years ago, but history almost played out very differently. When Super Mario Bros. 3 was early in development, long before anyone had dreamed of a Tanooki-based power-up, the development team was considering an item that would transform Mario into a centaur.

Hit the jump for tons of other Super Mario Bros. 3 facts, courtesy of Did You Know Gaming!

2018 marks the 25th anniversary of Myst, the critically lauded point-and-click adventure/puzzle game by developer Cyan. The Mac/PC game's surprise success led to five main-series titles over 12 years, an online multiplayer spinoff, novels supplementing the lore, a Hulu series announcement (that we have heard nothing new about for some time now), and much more. While the older Myst games have not aged well when it comes to modern platforms, it turns out that Cyan has been working on a full series re-release, which they announced this weekend.

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Nintendo Switch comes with a handy dock for connecting the portable console to a TV for a home console experience, but the plain-looking hunk of black plastic isn't quite flashy enough for some. As such, Rated-e Mods decided to mod an old GameCube in order to turn into a fully functioning Nintendo Switch dock. As a bonus, the controller ports on the front actually work, so you can plug up to four GameCube controllers directly into the dock.

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First 4 Figures, makers of many beautiful and high quality video game collectibles, are exclusively offering a life size replica of Majora's Mask. These masterfully crafted masks cost nearly $400 each, and there's currently a waiting list to acquire one, but you don't have to hold it in your hands to experience some of the magic. First 4 Figures has released a documentary that explores the making of Majora's Mask in its all its dark and twisted glory.

You can go behind the scenes and check it out by clicking below!

One of the first games I remember playing as a child (and one of my favorite games to this day) is A Link to the Past on Super Nintendo. This classic Zelda adventure expanded on everything that made the original great, while shaking things up with the introduction of the Dark World. But did you know that early in development there were plans for a third world?

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For over 40 years now, millions of gamers around the world have experienced the joy of dying of dysentery thanks to the wonders of The Oregon Trail. What started as a simple history teaching program in 1971 evolved into one of the most iconic games of all time. If you've got a craving to return to this classic pioneer adventure (or to make the journey for the first time), you'll be happy to know it's now available as a dedicated handheld device.

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It's been difficult to please most fans of Sonic the Hedgehog in the last decade, but one thing no fan can deny is the critical success the blue hedgehog found when he was originally introduced on the SEGA Genesis. However, like most mascots, Sonic wasn't always the pudgy spiny mammal we all know and love. In fact, he was originally conceived as a human boy.

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The month ahead for the Nintendo Switch is brimming with some award-winning indie games, and it starts strong as the eShop welcomes a variety of quality experience this week. Get ready to test your Metroidvania prowess, sharpen your dungeon-crawling and rhythmic senses, or pack your bags to return to a hometown gone wrong among your featured Nintendo Downloads!

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Nintendo fans have wanted to play classic games on the Nintendo Switch since its reveal. Back in July, Senior Executive Officer Satoshi Yamato suggested that Nintendo was rethinking how they wanted to release their retro titles in the future. Since there's still no word of a Virtual Console service for the Switch, however, some fans have taken it upon themselves to run emulators on the system through hacking.

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Back in August, RPG fans were delightfully surprised when Square Enix announced a remake of the popular SNES game Secret of Mana. The game is releasing on PlayStation 4, PS Vita, and PC next month. However, some fans are wondering if Nintendo will get any of the love since the game did originally release on one of their systems. Producer Masaru Oyamada has heard the voices of these fans and didn't rule out the possibility of releasing the remake on Nintendo Switch later on.

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Last summer (geez, it's already been that long?), the long-awaited animated Castlevania series launched on Netflix. Despite the initial hesitation by many, the series garnered a lot of praise, including from myself. It's no surprise then, that shortly after the series launched, Netflix announced that the series was already booked for a second, longer season. Fans won't have to wait too long for it, however, as writer Warren Ellis has now confirmed that the eight-episode season will be premiering this summer!

Given how well the first series turned out, I'm thrilled that the new season is coming out so soon!

The Nintendo rumor mill never stops pumping out new bits of information. Rumors of a Nintendo Direct today proved to be true; meanwhile, another claim from industry insiders states a brand new The Legend of Zelda title is coming to the 3DS this year.

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