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Super Nintendo Classic Edition Announced For September

Fans of Nintendo squealed with excitement last year when Nintendo announced the Mini NES classic, a miniature version of the beloved 8-bit grey console that set the bar for home video game consoles in the 1980s.  Well, prepare to wait in long lines and open up your wallets once again because now you're playing with power...  SUPER POWER!

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The Rob and Mayor Winnecke Play “Heads Up” [VIDEO]

Today's "Wednesday With Winnecke" is a lot of fun.  Last month, Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke and had a pretend duel and milked imaginary cows in Nintendo's "1,2, Switch!"  This time, we'll play another video game

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World Video Game Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2017 [VIDEO]

Last week, the World Video Game Hall of Fame announced their four new inductions for the class of 2017!  Steve and I reunited for a special episode of "The 16-Bit Superstars" to give these games the inductions that we feel they deserve!  Don't miss the special reunion of the Tri-State's leading video game fans

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Photo: Kat Mykals
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The Rob & Lloyd Winnecke Play Nintendo [VIDEO]

Yesterday, while I was visiting the Civic Center in Downtown Evansville, I decided to stop in pay my old friend and Mayor Lloyd Winnecke a visit!

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Photo: Nintendo
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Three Weeks With The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

On March 3rd, Nintendo released the highly-anticipated, delayed-plagued latest entry in the heralded Legend of Zelda franchise alongside their new home console/portable handheld the Switch!  As any true nerd and avid lover video games, I was there on day one with my Switch and my copy of Breath of the Wild.

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Photo: Brittany Dart
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GameStop Reportedly Closing 200 Stores, Will Your Tri-State Locations Be Affected?

It's being reported from many different news outlets, including this article from GameSpot (NOT GameStop, mind you), that one of the most popular dedicated video game retail stores in the country will be closing more than 200 of their stores nation wide.

 

While this is reportedly less than 3% of their estimated 7,500 stores, as a huge consumer of video games and a frequent customer of GameStop, I was anxious to find out whether or not any of the locations here in the Tri-State would be affected by this.  So, I personally picked up the phone and called their three Evansville locations, as well as their fine stores in Newburgh and Henderson, KY.

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Gift Ideas for the Gamer in Your Life

Christmas is right around the corner, and hopefully you've already started your holiday shopping!  Maybe you're a wife or a girlfriend of a guy who plays a lot of video games.  Maybe you're a parent who's clueless toward the games your child or teenager is taking over your TV playing.  Whatever your case may be, if you have a video gamer in your life that you love, I can help point you in the right direction for you to make sure he or she has an awesome holiday season!

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Original Nintendo System Returning With Pre-Loaded Games: Look Alive, Mario

The NES Classic Edition should be on shelves in time for the 2016 holidays.

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Rob Hirschbuhl, TownSquare Media
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Watch The Rob’s Puppy Play Her Favorite Video Game

Two months ago, I rescued a puppy from our friends at the Warrick Humane Society.  She's the amazing Roxie, and we love her so much!  Since she's my puppy, nobody can be too terribly surprised that she is a big fan of video games!  When we found out that there is actually a video game designed specifically FOR dogs, we thought we had to try it!

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Electronic Arts Debuts New Games Ahead Of The E3 Expo
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Evansville Native the New Voice of Madden 17

The next time you fire up your Xbox or Playstation you could hear Evansville Native Brandon Gaudin!

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Help Leonardo DiCaprio Win an Oscar With This 16-Bit Game ‘Leo’s Red Carpet Rampage’

Leonardo DiCaprio has never won an Oscar. We’ve heard this narrative time and time again, especially as he inches closer and closer to finally winning an Academy Award for his work in The Revenant, but it’s time for us as a people to stand up and do something about it. OK, maybe just sit down and do something about it. And by “do something” we mean play a video game. Yes, in Leo’s Red Carpet Rampage, you can finally help the unlucky actor chase down that elusive Oscar. If only you can avoid getting bumped by Lady Gaga.

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The Rob’s Hidden Gems

The Rob has a lot of toys, games, and memorabilia.  Today in "Hidden Gems," he'll show you a few of his rarest, most-valuable, or most prized possessions!

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