To celebrate the launch of It’s A Stampede!, every day for the next year I will be presenting a totally informative, yet totally useless fact under the banner heading: ‘On this day in geekdom’.

Yep, that’s 365 facts!

Here’s today’s slice of geekdom…

August 10th – On this day in 2009, Nintendo releases the digital edition of Super Star Wars, the classic computer game from 1992. The game is made available for the Wii via the Virtual Console store. Well played, Nintendo.

More tomorrow…