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Rare '90s Nintendo promo tapes are 40% fascinating, 60% cheese

I love a bit of retro gaming cheese, and these rare Nintendo promotional videos from the early '90s might as well have cheddar melted on top of them.

The six tapes were internal videos Nintendo gave to retailers and potential advertising partners. An ex-Nintendo employee recently sold them to NeoGAF member and retro collector JJ Hendricks who, realising their worth to the gaming community, promptly uploaded them all to YouTube for our viewing pleasure.

CRINGE! As you watch a video recapping the events of the 1990 Nintendo World Championship, supported by some of the most stereotypically '80s music you'll ever hear.

STARE! As a smooth-talking voiceover man introduces the 1992 Nintendo Campus Challenge.

WEEP! As Nintendo advertises PowerFest 1991, an event that ultimately never happened.

NOT CARE THAT MUCH! As you watch a promo video for Ken Griffey Jr Baseball 1993.

GAZE LOVINGLY! At the brilliant 22-minute video Nintendo gave to retailers at the SCES 1994 show, showing off the likes of Donkey Kong Country.

CRINGE AGAIN! As you take a look at Nintendo's US HQ while they explain "how we do it".

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