GamerSushi Asks: Favorite NES Memories?

Super Mario

I’ve been gaming for as long as I can remember. I was lucky enough to be a kid during the beginning of the NES revolution, a revolution that we owe to Hiroshi Yamauchi, former President of Nintendo, who died yesterday. Yamauchi is largely responsible for turning Nintendo from a card-game company into the video game giant it is today, thanks to the NES, the brainchild of Yamauchi. He didn’t design games himself, but he was instrumental in crafting what would eventually become the NES.

As sad as it is that Yamauchi is no longer with us, his legacy lives on through the NES and all the great games and memories associated with it. I got my NES when I was 5 years old. I didn’t even know what it was, it just appeared one day, a gift from my mom to my brother and myself. Playing through Super Mario Bros, finding the warp zones, wondering how many damn levels there were in the game…it was a blast. I remember using the Power Pad to play Track & Field and losing to Cheetah over and over until finally resorting to pounding the pad with my fists instead of running on it like we are supposed to. Cheetah went down and my hands ached, but damn it, I won. Continue reading GamerSushi Asks: Favorite NES Memories?

Top Old School NES Quotes

Sometimes I forget just how much I played my NES, and just how many games I managed not only to play, but to beat when I was just a wee lad. Summers and after school were times of massive NES playing time, and it seems that I got around to those games like a woman of loose morals.

This is all confirmed after reading SydLexia’s “50 NES Quotes Every Gamer Should Know”, which goes through a huge catalog of games (well, 50 to be precise) and dishes out some truly great gems. Everything from bad translations, goofy writing and more can be found from these old school NES games. To be honest, I’m really surprised by how many of these I played and owned. I totally remember the one from Rambo, the video game, for instance.

Totally worth a read if you were an NES dude like myself. What about you guys? Did you remember any of these?

Source- SydLexia