I know I’m going out on a limb with this site. It probably will only connect with a short few of you out there. I know that this site of the week post may only connect with a certain age/gender, but it’s what I got for this week. Sorry.
As a child of the 80’s (technically born int he late 70’s, but my formative years were in the 80’s), I have significant memories of my Nintendo. Don’t get me wrong. I didn’t spend every waking moment sitting in front of the TV. I was an active child involved in sports, playing with friends, building forts in the woods and looking for fires I could play in (I lived outside the city). However, like most young boys of the 80’s, I freaking loved my Nintendo.
So I came across this site a few months ago. From this page, you can play just about any Nintendo game worth playing… for free. Not that I’d probably spend much if any money playing 8-bit video games on my computer, but free is always nice. As I browsed through the list, I recognized so many games I beat, games I rented and games friends and I anguished over to complete. I know this sounds pathetic, but so many memories are connected to these games.
So, if you’re having a stressful week this week, or any other week, hop over to Nintendo8.com and let nostalgia take you back. You’ll have fun, but you’ll also be thankful that the 80’s ended.
My Nintendo Favorites:
- Mario 1, 2 and 3
- Ikari Warrior
- Bionic Comando
- Maniac Mansion
What about you? What were your favorites?
And for you hardcore gamers of the 80’s… Up-Up-Down-Down-Left-Right-Left-Right-A-B-A-B-START
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