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Real Handgun Transformed into Nintendo Zapper

A US company has transformed a Glock pistol into a Nintendo Zapper, the light gun used with NES classic Duck Hunt. The makeover, though, is merely cosmetic; rather than turning the semi-automatic pistol into a light…

Gold NES

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This 24 Carat Gold NES Will Set You Back a Whopping $5,000

The Nintendo Entertainment System revolutionized the video game industry and instigated a new era of incredibly successful home consoles. Even though the Atari 2600 had its charm, the games were quite primitive and overly simplistic. In…

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Play Your NES Games In 3D Thanks To This Emulator

Back before the likes of the Playstation and the Xbox, there was the Nintendo Entertainment System or NES for short. With classic games like Megaman and Super Mario Bros. bringing hours of enjoyment for anyone who…

Coleco Chameleon

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Coleco Chameleon to Relaunch on Kickstarter at Lower Price

The Coleco Chameleon originally launched as the Retro VGS and embarked on a very ambitious Indiegogo campaign. Its creators tried to produce a new console which uses cartridges and appeals to retro collectors. Furthermore, the Retro VGS…

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The Newest Release for the Nintendo Famicom – A Chiptune Album

The Nintendo Famicom (also known as the NES to those of us in the west), is a classic console from the almost distant age of 1983, packed with games that have soundtracks that are loved and…

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20-Year-Old Missing Dizzy Game Recovered

As a child, Dizzy was my games series. While others were swept up by Mario, and later Sonic the Hedgehog, and while they certainly engaged me, I always came back to that egg-shaped adventurer, my Commodore…

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BT to Launch Europe’s First 4k Channel

BT have released some exciting news.In August, with the start of a new season of Premier League football in the UK, BT are going to launch the BT Sport Ultra HD channel, Europe’s first 4K TV…

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Super Mario Bros. Title Screen Drawn With 14,000 Toothpicks

Japanese Mario superfan @BitBlt_Korry used over 14.000 painted toothpicks to recreate the title screen from the original NES (or Famicom, to the natives) version of Super Mario Bros.. Not counting the paint, BitBit Korry spent 10,000…

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30-Minute Legend Of Zelda Speedrun is a New World Record

A Legend of Zelda player has beaten the game in a record-breaking 30 minutes and 29 seconds. The speedrun was completed by Darkwing_Duck_sda, just 8 seconds faster than his previous best of 30 minutes and 37…

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The Most Beautiful NES You’ll Ever See

Designed from a “single, solid block of 6061 aluminum”,  this is perhaps the prettiest Nintendo Entertainment System you’ll see. Inside and out, this NES tribute is a finely crafted retro gaming dream. The Analogue Nt is…

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Animator Turns Nintendo Power Glove into a Stop-Motion Controller

Nintendo’s ostentatious NES controller the Power Glove may not have taken off after its 1989 release, but, a quarter-of a-century later, animator Dillon Markey has given the wearable a new lease of life. Markey has converted…

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One of the Rarest NES Games up for Auction

Stadium Events from Bandai is probably the rarest NES game ever to exist, as it was recalled just days after the initial release. The game was a test title for the Family Fun Fitness Control Mat that…

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Ecto-1 NES a Must for Ghostbusters Fans and Retro Gamers Alike

If you’re a child of the Eighties – or always wanted to be – then, by the power of Greyskull, this custom console is made for you. eBay seller ultimatecustoms1982 has modified a die-cast replica of…

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SNES Emulator Sneaks Onto iOS App Store

Emulators are banned on the iOS App Store, but on a few rare occasions, emulators and other banned apps sneak past Apple’s reviewers and onto the store. That has happened again, this time with a SNES…

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Guiness World Record For 8000 Nintendo Games

33-year-old Ahmed bin Fahad from the United Arab Emirates has been given a Guiness World Record for the “largest collection of Nintendo Entertainment System paraphernalia”. Even though his record only fits his NES collection, he claims to have…

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NES in a Cartridge

I’ve seen many console mods, specially those by Ben Hecks, but this one hits a special awesome factor. A full NES system in a NES Cartridge, it’s almost cannibalism. However that is just what Daniel Hankewycz has…

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Legend of Zelda Gets The Oculus Rift Treatment

Developers never cease to blow my mind with their Oculus Rift creations and th latest effort which sees the gaming masterpiece that is The Legend of Zelda for the original NES brought into the real of…

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Super Retro Trio Console Launches Next Month

We love a bit of retro gaming from time to time, but since the price of the original Genesis (Mega Drive), NES and SNES consoles is ever increasing, especially for ones in great condition, there needs…

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“Heavy Metal Heroes” 10-Doh Exclusive Available Only at Comic-Con

The creators behind the Eternal Descent: Heavy Metal Heroes video game have teamed up with Squid Kids Ink to create an extremely limited run of 200 Heavy Metal Heroes 10-Dohs. Designed by Nate Mitchell, The vinyl…