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NES Commercials: Peripherals Make You Mighty

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Experience the empowerment of the NES Deluxe Edition’s commercial, complete with heroic stances [via The Retroist]:

In true ’80s fashion, the Deluxe Edition launched with a calculated amount of edginess. The pack-in came with the Zapper, Duck Hunt, Gyromite, and the infamous Robotic Operating Buddy (R.O.B.). Though the sluggish robot never received an overwhelming amount of support, R.O.B. was an iconic Nintendo accessory that had more use as a melee weapon than a gaming peripheral.


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