Submitted by CGMagazine 277d ago | interview

What happened to Nicholas Picholas or Video and Arcade Top 10?

In 1991, a Canadian television show called Video and Arcade Top 10 launched on YTV. The show was the brainchild of Robert Essery. “He was a finger on the pulse of the trend kind of guy. I am sure he realized the home videogame audience was growing,” Nicholas Picholas told me as he described how the show got started. “Nintendo was looking for a vehicle to market [the NES], and a couple ideas came together and the show really took off fast.” (Culture, Nintendo, Retro)

CaptainYesterday  +   277d ago
I loved this show when I was a kid watched it every saturday morning :)
CanadianTurtle  +   277d ago
I used to watch this show as well! I have to admit, some episodes were awesome, while others were absolute crap. Some of the games they chose were questionable. It was sad that they never showed any Playstation games.

I loved it whenever they had the SuperSmashBros Melee tournaments though.
CaptainYesterday  +   277d ago
Yeah some episodes were awkward and boring the prizes were kinda lame but I loved that show so much, I'm almost positive they did a few Playstation games.
TomahawkX  +   277d ago
I still remember the catchy opening theme song which was a remix of the Crash Man theme from Megaman 2.
DragonKnight  +   277d ago
Frickin' LOVED this show. Always tried to get on it but never could.
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tanookisuit  +   276d ago
Obligatory: "It's LETTER-TIME... It's LETTER-TIME!"
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UltimateSin  +   276d ago
Used to watch this every Saturday and wished I had every game shown. So many memories.

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