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DKOldies 2016 Holiday Buying Guide

Our Best Selling NES System Pak Our  NES 123 Zapper Pak will make a wonderful gift for all the retro gamers in your life. With the 3 original Mario games and Duck Hunt, 2 controllers and a Zapper Gun all included, your family will be up playing late into Christmas night! Donkey Kong All Day Long Our  SNES Donkey Kong [...]

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DKOldies Features A Google Trusted Store Badge - What It Means And How To Get One.

The Google Trusted Store badge is a free certification program to show that your website offers an excellent shopping experience. The badge is available to online retailers and tells customers that they can shop with confidence knowing they'll receive reliable shipping, stellar customer service, and free purchase protection up to $1,000. The badge will be displayed on [...]

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Comparing the FC2 Slim vs. Retron 5. Two Easy Ways To Get Into Retro Gaming!

If you want to relive all your NES favorites from childhood, an original NES system is what you really want. The look and feel of the real system, with real controllers just can't be beat! But if you don't want to deal with a 30 year old system, or are looking for something a little bit [...]

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New Nintendo Switch Proves GameBoy Won The Console Wars

Portable gaming has been something that Nintendo has emphasized for years. However it wasn't always thought of as favorably as it is today. When the original Game Boy first came out in 1989, it was strange to see someone 'gaming on the go'.  It seemed that any time they were spending with their handheld was time they weren't [...]

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NES Games Are Why You're Not Running Around Like Murderous Clowns!

What is going on with kids today? Is it the current batch of games they're playing. I don't think so, but we never turned into murderous clowns. Lets take a look back at 5 scary NES games that we used to play back in the 80's. (this is why you're normal)Modern games are full of [...]

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Could Your Kids Play the Old NES Games without Throwing a Temper Tantrum?

Do you remember playing the same level over and over again? Do you remember the satisfaction you had when you finally beat it? Get your kids playing these 5 most challenging NES games to make you a top notch gaming parent. Super Mario Run for Mobile Apps is coming out this December and unlike older Mario games, it [...]

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5 SNES Games You've Never Played, But Need To Right Now

The Super Nintendo has a fantastic library of games. Most people are familiar with the big hits such as Super Mario Kart and Super Mario World, but there are also several hidden gems that deserve more attention. We've put together a list of 5 games that don't seem to get the attention they deserve. 5) Run SaberRun Saber is a side-scrolling game [...]

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With the Re-Release of Pikmin for Wii U Now's a Great Time to Replay the Originals

Image Credit: NintendoPikmin is one of GameCube's most memorable titles and with it's re-release on Wii U, now is a great time to revisit the series. It's a game that blends puzzle, real-time strategy, and adventure elements into a unique experience. You play as the astronaut Captain Olimar who has crashed into a planet inhabited with plant-like [...]

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DKOldies Special Drawing Requests

Occasionally at DKOldies we get special requests that people add to their order notes when placing an order. One such request we see is that a customer asks for something be drawn on their order slip or box. A few weeks ago a customer said "Please include a hand-drawn picture of Toe Jam & Earl. Crayon [...]

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Pokemon Game Boy Games, You Gotta Catch'em All Before Pokemon Sun and Moon for the 3DS

Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon 3DS games released in November are sparking curiosity in the original Game Boy and Gameboy and Advance games. Pokemon continues to dominate the current and retro video game market making the older games harder to find that a Mega Charizard in your back yard. Here is a must have list of [...]

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