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The Unofficial NES/Famicom: A Visual Compendium Review

Over the past few years books about video games have been very popular kickstarter with Artcade, the Genesis Collected Works and more. Bitmap books have been on the for front releasing several high quality books in their Visual Compendium Series. The series includes Commodore 64, Amiga and ZX Spectrum. After a very successful Kickstarter the forth book NES/Famicom has officially been released. Does it get the Nintendo Seal of Quality? 

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The Gamers Lounge Podcast Episode 118: "Go Get Me A Switch"

This week the guys talk about Zelda Breath of the Wild, Horizon Zero Dawn, Song of the Deep, Guacamelee, the Nintendo Switch, Not a Hero, Zelda, Slain: Back from Hell, Watch Dogs 2, Red Steel 2, Kirby RoboPlanet, Super Mario 64 DS, the Switch, Zombies Revenge, Dead or Alive 2, Brawlhalla, Stardew Valley, Snipper Clips, Zelda, Destiny 2 and more!

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The Gamers Lounge Podcast Episode 116: "Switch, Bang, Boom"

This week the gang talks Stardew Valley, Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection, Salt and Sanctuary, Dishonored 2, Fire Emblem Heroes, Ghost Recon Wildlands, the Nintendo Switch, Star Wars Battlefront 2, PS4 system software 4.50, John reads Power-Up: How Japanese Video Games Gave the World an Extra Life, your live questions and more!

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My Arcade NES Classic Edition Wireless Controller Review

Everyone's major complain with the NES Classic Edition, other then not being able to find one, was the extremely short cable on the controller. This could be by design since the reset button needs to be pressed to change games or it could be just bad overall design. But now that problem has been fixed thanks to My Arcade with their NES Classic Edition Wireless controller. Is it a worthy controller for the money? Lets find out!  

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Nintendo 64 Anthology Book Review

This past April Geek Line Publishing ran a successful Kickstarter to fund their next book. The Nintendo 64 Anthology, the ultimate guide to everything N64 and celebrating the 20th anniversary of the system. Raising over €67,000 (or $70,000 US) the campaign surpassed their goal and now has offically been released. Is this book a fitting tribute to the N64?

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Main Brain TV Review

Cable and satellite bills have gotten expensive and more and more people are cutting the cord. There are many options out there to stream entertainment to your home, Fire TV, Apple TV, Roku and more. Main Brain TV wants to do more. Live sports, TV, movies and more with now fees. Sound to good to be true? John from The Gamers Lounge has spent a month with device. Does it live up to its promices?  

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