Nintendo Flashback.

This video is awesome.  I love YouTube.  This is an old school expose from a world when video games were a wild sensation looking to take hold.  Check out the awesome command center where you could call for game tips.  I love it.  I remember doing this at 6 years old, begging my mom to let me call their hotline for tips.  No wonder I wasn’t allowed to.  Guys like this worked there:

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Anyway, dive in.  The water is pixelated.

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9 responses to “Nintendo Flashback.

  1. Your Mom

    You had that underwear. We had to throw them away because of the skid marks.

  2. adamcgeorge

    I don’t know what’s more amazing: the game pro’s mullet, the “fun club” president’s bow tie or that it was a Bill O’reilly segment. Nice find.

  3. PA

    “This is an old school expose from a world when video games were a wild sensation looking to take hold. ”

    In 1988 video games had “taken hold” of the North American culture 10+ years before. Ask some of the grey beards and crones that you see at your local Geekshop.

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  7. did mario have hair like that, i wonder?

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