Nintendo Game Counselor Hotline Coming Back for 3 Days

To celebrate the release of the Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition, Nintendo is bringing back the Nintendo game counselor service, the Power Line.

For three days only (November 11-13 inclusively), the Power Line – at one time (and pre-internet) the only place to get help for some of Nintendo’s classic games – will be back up with tips and tricks. Available from 6am to 7pm PT each day, the advice line will be fully automated, but callers to (425) 885-7529 will hear “recorded tips for several games, plus behind-the-scenes stories from original Nintendo Game Play Counselors”.

Nintendo’s social media #NESterday takeover will “go completely retro to a time when ‘social media’ involved trading passwords and game tips on the school bus”.

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