Posts Tagged: "nes"

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Steampunk’d NES Video Game System

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Steampunk isn’t often something we feature on Gadget Review. More often than not it’s just too far off topic for us to write about it, and honestly, doesn’t pique our interest all that much.  That being said, this Steampunk NES, as in the original Nintendo, has definitely caught our eye....

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RetroDuo 3.0 NES/SNES Game Console Review

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As retro gaming becomes more and more of a niche market, there are two primary concerns to worry about. First, that the old games and consoles aren’t being manufactured anymore, and second, that authenticity in feel is of the utmost importance. For years, Retro-bit’s RetroDuo systems have been trying to...

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Nintendo Controller Coffee Table (pics)

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Any true gamer still has the original Nintendo in their possession.  That is assuming they were born early enough to acquire one.  The system is without a doubt one of the most iconic and pivotable when it comes to gaming today.  Sure, there were gaming consoles before its time, but...

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iCade 8-Bitty

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Toting around the iCade ain’t exactly practical.  That isn’t to say it ain’t damn cool.  So when you’re away from home, what are you to do?  The iCade 8-Bitty. The designed is inspired by the both the original iCade and the NES controller from the 80s.  The face of the controller sports...

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Retrolink USB NES Controller Review

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It’s been roughly 25 years since the last time I can say with certainty that I’ve held a brand new Nintendo Entertainment System controller. The last time I held one was a couple of days ago, playing old games with my controllers so worn down that certain buttons don’t work...

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Video Game in a Box (video)

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Chances are that this “Video Game in a Box” by Adam Kumpf will never reach the same level of notoriety as Andy Samberg and Justin Timberlake’s “Dick in a Box” skit, but regardless, it’s damn cool. The game mimics the popular NES game Super Mario Bros.  It starts by pulling...

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In Case of 8-Bit Emergency

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While we’d like to hope that no explaination is needed, there might be a bit of confusion.  You see, this is actually a piece of art work.  It’s a one off piece and has already been sold.  It’s called “In Case Of 8-bit Emergency…”  Pretty fitting, wouldn’t you say? If...

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NES Lunch Box

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We’ve seen the NES, better known as the original Nintendo Entertainment System, repurposed before, but never as a sandwich toting device.  In other words it’s a lunch box.  We’re a bit skeptical on w hofar the mod has gone, because chances are someone just slapped a briefcase handle on the...

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Retro iPhone NES Cartridge Cover

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Checkout this retro iPhone cover.  It resembles the back of a NES cartridge.  Each case costs about 4,800 Yen ($55 US), which is probably equitable to a NES game in today’s dollars.  Is it worth the nostalgia?  That all depends how frustrated you got with blowing and breathing into your Nintendo...

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Nintendo Packed Inside Of A NES Cartridge (video)

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The Nintendo Entertainment System is now 28 years old.  Can you believe it?  We can’t. Today, the hardware needed to produce the same gameplay and graphics has been shrunk to an uncanny size.  In fact it’s so small, it all fits inside of a NES cartridge, replete with AV and...

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NES Flash Drive Mod Is Awesome, You’re Gonna Want One

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Instructuable’s user “Fungus Amungus” just wasn’t satisfied with his USB flash drive setup.  So like any good tinkerer he (or she) disassembled a NES cartridge and then retrofitted an 8GB flash drive in place of the chip. But the wow doesn’t stop there.  His next step was to convert the...