All the way back in 1986, Nintendo released one of its coolest devices ever. And you’ve likely never heard of it.
The Famicom Disk System was an add-on to the Famicom, which was the Japanese version of the original Nintendo Entertainment System. Instead of running games on those big, bulky cartridges, it read floppy disks. With that came a host of advantages.
As part of a series celebrating the 30th anniversary of “The Legend of Zelda,” Nintendo ran a piece on its Japanese website about one of their storage rooms that is full of rad Famicom Disk System stuff. Here’s a look inside one of the coolest gaming rooms in the world: