The original NES (Nintendo Entertainment System), or Famicom in Japan, is one of the most popular gaming system ever made, and, as a result, is the most written about console system. There are dozens of books about the system, it’s games, it’s re-release as a Mini unit, and more! But none of them that I have ever read has covered the “oddities”, as Jeffrey Wittenhagen has called them, and he has covered them very well in his new book that was “Kickstarted” in 2017 (and available now to the general public.

This book is a follow up to his “The Complete NES: Officially Licensed US Releases”, which was published in the same manner in 2015. That book covered all of the games that most people are familiar with, including the rare games that were licensed but didn’t sell well or were on the market for no more than a couple weeks (in at least one instance).

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Brad Feingold Brad Feingold (86 Posts)

Brad has been a die hard arcade fan ever since he can remember. From the first time he played Space Invaders, to the first time he played Pacman, Brad has always had a love for video games. Hanging out at either the Great American Fun Factory in the mall, or spending the night in front of the glowing games at the local roller rink, he was always thinking about when he can spend the next quarter. He also worked at Babbages, which is now GameStop, for over six years. Mostly because they had a really sweet checkout policy on new products and great discounts. But since he had the Atari 2600, he has never looked back and owned some of the greatest home machines, NES, SNES, GENESIS, Turbo Graphix 16, GameBoy, Game Gear, Lynx, Playsation 1,2,3,4 and Vita, XBOX, Gamecube, and N64...just to name a few. Brad is also a reviewer for Mobile Beat Magazine as well as a freelance videographer, part time disc jockey, performing artist and photographer. But has a true love is for video games and Star Wars, as he is a member of the 501st Central Garrison. His ultimate dream is to own a fully working pinball machine and arcade machine. Difficult to say which one, but a Star Wars one would be nice start.