What Are You Playing This Weekend?: Nintendo’s mini NES is here to take you on a much-needed nostalgia trip

Howdy, Gameologerinos, and welcome to our weekly thread for the discussion of weekend gaming plans and recent gaming glories. It’s been a tough week around these parts. I know it was hard for me to find the wherewithal to cobble my mind back together and write about some damn video games again. And judging by the comments, these past few days have been hard for you, too. But I was so heartened and inspired by the discussion and companionship I saw in the comments, even over on my article about the Xbox One S, which, given what was transpiring while it was published, seemed so meaningless. As many of you pointed out, people could use an escape. They could use some camaraderie and some compassion. As much as they seem like such silly little nothings right now, games are uniquely suited to putting us in another place and, if …

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