Famicom

Famicom turns 30: share your NES memories here

Nintendo’s Famicom released in Japan on July 15, 1983 and it brought gaming into many of our homes for the first time. VG247’s Dave Cook casts his mind back to the console’s UK release and legacy.

7 years ago

Famicom headlines

  • Famicom was red because Nintendo's president fancied it

    Here’s a delightful little anecdote from the annals of industry history. The Famicom – the console better known in the west as the NES – was coloured as it was because the president of Nintendo really liked it.

    7 years ago