Nintendo NES
Nintendo NES

The Nintendo Entertainment System is one of the great success stories in video game history. To better explain the story of this console, we first have to talk about some of the history of videogames before the console was even started...

In the late seventies and early eighties, American giant Atari dominated the worldwide home video game market, with a number of other developers trying to compete but falling short. However, between 1982 and 1984, the American videogame market crashed and paved way for a new wave of consoles & manufacturers. The crash was due a number of key events which effected each of the existing video game companies at that time.

Consumer confidence in Atari had fallen after a number of highly anticipated releases failed to impress. The 2600 version of Pacman looked nothing like Namco's arcade hit, and Atari spent a fortune on the rights to produce a game for E.T. So confident were they that the game would outsell anything else ever produced that they (apparently) produced more copies of the games than there were consoles! The game was a disaster, and Atari ended up destroying millions of copies of both games, along with a slew of other games they had 'over produced'.

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One unfortunate thing in my experience with Nintendo consoles is that the power pack have been known to go bang! Not very often thankfully, but it does happen. Well, help is at hand in the shape of a replacement power pack! You don't need to throw your old console away and buy a new one any more, simply replace the power supply and you...
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Oil spills. Air pollution. Endangered animals. The award-winning TV show, Captain Planet & The Planeteers, has turned saving the Earth's environment into the ultimate adventure. Now it's your turn to go up against the most dangerous enemies our environment has ever faced. Looten Plunder. Duke Nukem. Dr. Blight.and more. The foreces...
This game is missing its instruction book
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To survive this Knightmare, your mind better be as sharp as your sword! Strategy is vital in this chivalrous charade, and smarts will protect your hide better than armour as you command the role of a brave Saxon knight destined to avenge King Richard's murder. To reclaim the crown and conquer the heart of a beautiful maiden, you must outwit...
This game is missing its manual
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Join the Hunt! Now you can capture all the spine-tingling espionage action and suspense of the hit motion picture in this powerful Nintendo video game! the superpowers confront one another yet again with incredible new technology and dangerous weapons. As Captain Ramius, you must guide the Soviet Typhoon submarine Red October through its...
This game is missing its instruction book
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Lemmings are very cute but also very zany! They will walk mindlessly off cliffs, fall into deep waters, and stumble into deadly traps unless you can help them get their act together. You can do this by endowing the rascals with valuable skills and powers. Lightning decisions and razor sharp reactions complete your arsenal. but don't forget,...
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When powered up, you can jump one and three quarters screens high. Capture and use enemy vehicles, including the spider vehicle which can crawl on ceilings. Catch and power up enemy weapons, and much, much more. Your mission is to take back the robot-producing exploration planet from the evil aliens before they reprogram all of the robots for...
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The official Nintendo Advantage controller. This is a tough, arcade style joystick with a big grip handle for more precise gaming control. Much better than the control pads that come with the console and much more durable. This item is fully tested and comes unboxed without instructions.
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The Nintendo Entertainment System is the most advanced video game system ever developed. This is the Mario Brothers console set. Just pop in any game from our ever expanding library of Nintendo game packs and experience true-to-life arcade video that will have you literally on the edge of your seat. Comes with control deck, 2 game controllers,...
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This little gadget can be used to cheat on your favourite games. It simply slots into your cartridge slot like a regular game and you put a normal game in the other end and enter your cheat codes. You can get these codes from magazines or sites like www.gamefaqs.com for infinite lives, time etc. This item is fully tested and comes loose without...
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A modified NES consisting of a Base Unit, Power Pack, Brand New Scart Lead and controller. The region lockout chip has been disabled, allowing you to play the majority of imported games without an adapter, so expanding the number of games you can play! The console has also had the dreaded 'blinking light' problem repaired. Finally, a...
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Third party joystick made by the reliable Quickshot company. A very unusable design - you grip the controller with both hands like a flight stick, and the buttons are on top! Has auto fire button too for shooters. Has been tested and works fine. Boxed and in good condition.
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Third party joystick made by the reliable Quickshot company. A very unusable design - you grip the controller with both hands like a flight stick, and the buttons are on top! Has auto fire button too for shooters. Has been tested and works fine. Unboxed, tested and in good condition.
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An AV to Scart connector cable to connect your NES to your TV set via AV port instead of the RF socket. This cable gives improved picture & sound quality as there is no interference and the TV set does not need tuning in! The other advantage is that you do not need to fiddle around at the back of your TV every time you want to play on your...
Brand new and Sealed
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A Scart connector cable to connect your Nintendo NES to your TV set via Scart port instead of the RF socket. This cable gives improved picture quality as there is no interference and the TV set does not need tuning in! The other advantage is that you do not need to fiddle around at the back of your TV every time you want to play on your console...
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An unbranded but brand new RF lead that will substitute the one that came with your console. Connects your machine to the TV - an ideal replacement if the original one that came with your console is lost or faulty. Length is one metre. This item is fully tested and is brand new.
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The Official Nintendo Light gun. An high-tech light gun, for use with any light gun games such as Hogans Alley, Duck Hunt or Gumshoe. Very sturdy and hardwearing in a lovely orange design! This item is fully tested and comes unboxed without instructions.
Can only be used correctly with older CRT TV's
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The eyes of the world are upon you. National pride is at stake. Only seconds left and the crowd rises in anticipation of the greatest upset in soccer history. the horn sounds and you've won it all! The coveted world cup trophy is yours! Pick your team and plan your game strategy. Use advanced super moves like the Bicycle Kick or the Super...
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Chaaarge!!! The bugle is calling you to the battle field, and your troops are awaiting your orders. Demonstrate your brilliant strategy skills: move entire armies, surround the enemy, attack forts, intercept gold laden trains, and thus re-write the history of the American Civil War!
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£90
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A diplomatic mission in a foreign city is seized by political fanatics. Innocent lives are in jeopardy. Outrageous demands are being made for their safety. Only you and your elite crisis intervention team can rescue the ambassador and his helpless staff.
The manual is missing and the box is a little tatty
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The Quest for the Staff of Demnos.  From out of the Darkness.Shall Arise a Challenge to your wisdom. Join Shadax's quest as he searches through the deadly fortress of Kastlerock for the six pieces of the magical Staff of Demnos, in a brave attempt to save Princess Eleanor from the evil magician Morbius.
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Warm up with a few exercise games then face contenders in the American Circuit. For the ultimate challenge play against the best in the World Cup. Jump and block opponent's spikes, dive to dig a cross court spike, or set one up for a smash that only the best player can return. Kabooom!!
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Step into a new world of gaming, where you not only play, you become. Embark on a quest to slay the evil serpent lurking in the inner most depths of the dungeon. Create a mighty band of adventurers, each having unique powers: a fearless warrior, a cunning thief, a wizard with mystical powers and an enchanting mystic. While fighting skills are...
This game is missing its instruction book
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£12
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