The Story of Mario Paint | Gaming Historian

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Awesome Possum: Tengen’s Failed Mascot | Gaming Historian

New viewer? Subscribe! ► In 1993, Tengen wanted their own Mario or Sonic. They created Awesome Possum. On the surface, it’s nothing special. But behind the game is a story about climate change, possums, and a ridiculous lawsuit. Support the show on Patreon ► Follow The Gaming Historian on: Facebook ► Twitter […]

The Story of Super Mario Bros. 3 | Gaming Historian

A documentary about the creation of Super Mario Bros. 3, the unparalleled hype surrounding its release, and why it’s considered one of the greatest games of all time. 00:00 – Intro 01:19 – Part 1: The Ultimate Mario 24:21 – Part 2: The Hype 38:13 – Part 3: The Greatest 45:59 – End Credits New […]

The Story of Zelda: Link’s Awakening | Gaming Historian

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Aladdin Deck Enhancer | Gaming Historian

New viewer? Subscribe! ► Learn about the history of a unique NES accessory, the Aladdin Deck Enhancer! In the early 90’s, the 16-bit war between Sega and Nintendo was heating up. But one company was thinking about the past: Camerica. In January of 1993, they announced the Aladdin Deck Enhancer, a device for your […]

The Super Mario Land Series | Gaming Historian

New viewer? Subscribe! ► The Super Mario Land series was Nintendo’s attempt at bringing the Super Mario franchise to the Game Boy. But it was also the first time Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto would not be involved. Learn all about the history of this series and the impact it has left on the Mario […]

The Story of Punch-Out!! | Gaming Historian

New viewer? Subscribe! ► A documentary detailing the complete history of Nintendo’s Punch-Out!! video game series. In 1983, Nintendo had a problem: They had too many arcade monitors. Rather than toss them, they made a new game that could use 2 monitors. That game was Punch-Out!!, one of Nintendo’s most beloved franchises. Round 1: […]

The Story of Spyro the Dragon | Gaming Historian

New viewer? Subscribe! ► Learn about the history of Spyro the Dragon and it’s developer, Insomniac Games. Spyro the Dragon was one of the first, open-world 3D platformers on the Playstation. Sony hoped it would help them compete against Nintendo’s family-friendly games. #Spyro #SpyroReignitedTrilogy #InsomniacGames Special guest quote provided by Jordan Fringe – […]

Hudson & Nintendo’s Obscure Japanese PC Games | Gaming Historian

Did you know Hudson Soft ported several popular Nintendo games to Japanese PCs? Back in 1984, Nintendo gave Hudson permission to not only port over old titles, but create new ones as well. In this episode of The Gaming Historian, we’ll go over all of them! New viewer? Subscribe! ► DESCRIPTION HERE Support the […]

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