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Nintendo’s Game Boy Turns 25 Years Old Today [Video]

Nothing makes you feel more nostalgic than that pea soupy screen., doing your best to angle it correctly in the light so you could see what you were doing. Playing Super Mario Land, Tetris and Pokemon until the wee hours in the morning. Finding four double A batteries and hope they lasted you for your trip.

That's right, those feelings go back and your Game Boy are 25 years old today!

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Metalhead Ned Completes His Mega Man Collection

After many years of patience and a few paychecks, I finally completed a portion of my collection that was pretty important to me. These games are wildly popular, therefore they are harder to find because no one sells them! Patience and a little luck paid off as I finally own the complete collection of Mega Man games on NES and SNES.

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Arcade Mortal Kombat is Still Frustratingly Difficult

Mortal Kombat has to be one of the best video games of all time. Yesterday I posted about how I got a top score on Ms. Pac-Man. Also in that same arcade was a classic Mortal Kombat machine. I usually see Mortal Kombat 2 or 3, but I never see the first one. So I popped in a quarter and gave it a shot.

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Metalhead Ned Claims a Ms. Pac-Man Top Score Spot!

Finally, a milestone! Well actually it's not the biggest score out there, but to me, it was quite the accomplishment. This past weekend in Ludington, MI, I visited a pretty cool Retro-Arcade they just opened a little while ago named Quarter Cafe & Retrocade. This weekend, I finally made it onto the board of Top Scores!

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Something New Coming to ‘Games To Try Before You Die’

If you stick to WGRD.com each week, you will see the weekly Games To Try Before You Die postings. A moment where I take you back in time to when video games came on a cartridge. Sometimes we even do current gen game, depends on how I feel that week. It's been the same usual thing each week, I think it is time for a change.

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Zero Punctuation Shares His Thoughts of Earthbound

There are quite a few internet reviewers out there, but one of my favorite that shouldn't be missed it Ben 'Yahtzee' Croshaw, better known as the voice behind Zero Punctuation. He has covered many games as they come out today, but this time, he goes back to the past.

Time to take a look at Earthbound!

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Metalhead Ned’s Game Collection Peek – Castlevania: Dracula X

There are a lot of games that are considered 'rare' or 'hard to find' out there. There is another game in my collection that I am also quite proud of. I found this one at a local shop here in Grand Rapids named Vidiots, and he had this game at a STEAL of a price. On eBay, this one fetches quite the price.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Thousands Of People Crack Their Knuckles In Unison [Video]

You might love a good crack of your knuckles. You may also hate the sound of other people doing it.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Illusionist Attempts to Read Your Mind Through the TV [Video]

A show on National Geographic Channel called "Brain Games" aims to "get inside your head and show you what's really going on in there with an intricate series of interactive experiments designed to mess with your mind and reveal the inner-workings of your brain."

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Games To Try Before You Die: Battletoads (NES)

This game is the bane of many peoples existence. It it seriously one of the more difficult games out there, and to this day, I still have yet to beat this game It is a fun game, but a frustrating one. From it's catchy pause beat to the strange names of the characters, it's Battletoads, and no, Gamestop does not have it in stock.

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Have You Ever Played with a Ouija Board?

There's a new movie coming out, going back to the old "Ouija board summons evil crap" storyline. It's just called Ouija.  

Remember Witchboard? This looks sort of like that.

Have you ever done the whole Ouija thing? I mean, seriously?

I tried it at the last radio station I worked for, since there have been tons of reports of ghosts in the station building.

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Metalhead Ned’s Random Pic of The Week – Visiting Area 51

Went up to Mackinac City a couple weekends ago and had a good time! Visited the local shops, ate lots of food, bought the usual amount of fudge, etc. We visited this random pizza place in Mackinac City, and if you travel back to the restroom area, you will find video game gold.

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