Consoles that won’t die: The NES

The Nintendo Entertainment System, now nearly 30 years old, is not just a platform for fueling misty-eyed nostalgia. Gamers also embracing a growing homebrew scene that’s resulting in new physical releases for the aging, but far from dead, gray box.

Mario who? Why Nintendo needs to create new characters

Kids today don’t associate Nintendo with gaming — they’re more likely to know the Angry Birds than Mario or Link. Nintendo needs to follow the examples of the WWE and Disney to remain relevant to other generations.