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The Wii U version of Smash Bros. will include a nice little homage to the 1979 arcade game Sheriff in the form of an assist trophy. This was Nintendo's first title that featured artwork by Shigeru Miyamoto.
I've never even heard of LucasFilm's Habitat, a Commodore 64 virtual world. It was practically an MMO before they'd been invented, letting thousands of players inhabit and govern a digital world. Now, someone's trying to bring it back.
If you've never played survival Minecraft on a hand-crafted map, you might want to give it a try now. Because this map is pretty damn impressive. It's a 6000 by 6000 block map that depicts an archipelago consisting of two islands: one cold and snowy, and one warm and uh, desert-y.