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Arnold & Friends

If you’re a fan of Hey Arnold, then you know how depressing it is that the show never got a proper farewell. The final episode of the series (Parents Day) left us with a major cliffhanger that left many a viewer clamoring for what would happen next. Unfortunately, we never got the answer to that question, because the original plans were scrapped. Thankfully Nickelodeon decided that fans deserved a proper ending to the show. They’ve enlisted the show’s original creator, Craig Bartlett, to see out his vision for the show’s ending. Thus, Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie was born. The movie will answer some the most pressing questions fans have had since the show ended and will put on a nice bow on one of the greatest Nicktoons of all-time. In honor of Arnold’s return, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most memorable episodes from the show’s illustrious run.

Earlier this year Nike introduced us to Air VaporMax. The model quickly became the brand’s biggest running revolution of the year. Just in time for the holidays, Nike is improving upon that revolution. The Air VaporMax Flyknit MOC boasts an adjustable gore strap across the midfoot, the change allows for a easily customizable fit and eliminates the need for a traditional lacing system. To start, Nike’s dropping two hot colorways of the model. The first features a black and anthracite upper with a black gore strap. The second boasts the ever popular multicolor Flyknit and is accented with hits of black at the collar and with the gore strap. Both colorways sit atop a blacked out VaporMax sole, which provides unparalleled responsiveness and comfort.

Join the revolution, pound the pavement with the Nike Air VaporMax Flyknit MOC, available on November 27th at Finishline.com.

Nintendo 64

Nintendo 64

 

If you grew up in the 90’s, the Nintendo 64 was a huge part of your childhood. We all remember rushing home from school to fire up the gaming system, or hanging with your friends and having gaming tournaments. Officially releasing on September 29, 1996, the system utilized a 64-bit central processing unit (which it was named after) and redefined standards in the gaming world. Let’s take a stroll down memory lane and look at some of the most memorable games to release on the Nintendo 64.

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

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Widely regarded as the best game to release on the Nintendo 64, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time brings a lot of fond memories to gamers. Serving as the fifth game in the Zelda series, players took control of Link and led him on the quest to stop Ganondorf (king of the Gerudo tribe) from obtaining the Triforce. The game introduced several features that are still prominent in adventure games today, like a target-lock system and context-sensitive buttons.

GoldenEye 007

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Growing up who didn’t want to be James Bond? GoldenEye 007 gave every kid that chance. Releasing in August 1997, the first-person shooter followed a plot very close to the corresponding film of the same name. The most heralded feature of the game was the multiplayer mode, which allowed you and your friends to team up or play against one another.

Super Smash Bros.

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Where do we begin with Super Smash Bros.? Still today, the game is widely heralded amongst gamers. The game crossed over many of Nintendo’s most popular franchises, creating a comprehensive fighting title. Unlike most fighting games, the objective of Super Smash Bros. was to knock your opponents off the fighting stage. Players had the option to select 12 characters (Captain Falcon, Donkey Kong, Fox, Jigglypuff, Kirby, Link, Luigi, Mario, Ness, Pikachu, Samus and Yoshi) and featured single player and multiplayer game modes.

WWF No Mercy

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Professional wrestling was at its height in 2000, many of us mimicking the weekly antics we saw performed by The Rock and Stone Cold Steve Austin. Capitalizing on that popularity THQ released WWF No Mercy in November of 2000. The game featured an extensive story mode and the deepest creation mode a wrestling game had seen to that point. New match types like ladder and special referee also made their debut in the game.

Mario Kart 64

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Mario Kart 64 really changed the game (no-pun intended), serving as the successor to Super Mario Kart, the game was the first in the series to feature true 3D graphics. Best known for its competitive multiplayer modes, the game also featured a couple of fun single player modes. Gamers had the option to race with one of eight characters. Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, Toad, Yoshi, Bowser who all returned to the series or Donkey Kong and Wario who made their debuts in the game.

It may be 20+ years since it’s launch, but gamers are still firing up their old Nintendo 64’s and playing their favorite games for a trip down memory lane.

We are hours away from the start of the 2017-18 NFL Season. There are so many stories to follow to season, each having the potential to shakeup the league. Before we give our full and undivided attention to the New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs tonight, let’s take a look around the league and take note of some things that we should all be looking forward to this season.

Nicktoons

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Time has a funny way of always sneaking up on you. Look no further than the fact that on this day, 26 years ago (1991), Doug and Rugrats debuted on Nickelodeon (Tommy Pickles is like 27 y’all, MIND BLOWN!). Their debut signified the birth of Nicktoons, which were a staple of all our childhoods. The great thing about Nicktoons were that there was a flavor for everyone, young and old, boy or girl, it didn’t matter, there was a Nicktoon (or several) for you. Let’s take a stroll down memory lane and look back at some of the most iconic Nicktoons of all time.

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 25 years since the Dream Team set out for redemption in the 1992 Summer Olympics (the USA took bronze at the 1988 Olympics). Widely regarded as the greatest collection of talent to ever grace a basketball court, the Dream Team was masterfully built with one goal in mind. Bringing gold back to the United States. That team did so much more than that on and off of the courts. Each member of the team helped define the game of basketball. While the team as a whole were viewed as global rock stars, and inspired a generation around the world to take the court. 11 of 12 Dream Team members would go on to be selected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, a feat that will likely never be seen again. To celebrate this team, let’s take a look back at its members and discuss not only the role they served on Dream Team, but their impact on basketball as a whole.