01/23/2014, If you know your NES history, then you’ll definitely know about Nintendo World Championships. It was a custom game that was created for a nationwide Nintendo Entertainment System tournament back in the year 1990. Only 116 cartridges were ever produced, the custom game required players to beat select levels from popular titles like Super Mario Bros., Tetris and Rad Racer under seven minutes. Once the levels had been completed, scores […]
11/20/2013, The holidays means we’re all going to be traveling across the country, and in some cases, the world, in order to be with our family to celebrate various holidays we all celebrate. The holidays also mean many of us are going to be intaking alcohol at an alarming rate for this same reason, so what better way to hide your addiction to alcohol than in something that makes your video […]
11/11/2013, Do you love anniversaries? There is definitely something about marking a particular event on the calendar, and for those who are avid fans of video games, you ought to take note that 2013 is the year where the humble NES from Nintendo (also known as the “Famicom” in Japan) has just turned 30 this year. I would like to think that this is a unique money making opportunity for Nintendo […]
08/28/2013, Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!! is a video game that will always be considered a huge influence to many gamers as not only was it one of the first sports games to be published on the NES, but it also did an amazing job at tweaking the difficulty ever so slightly so each new boxer becomes just a bit more difficult. If there’s one thing we can’t believe, it’s the fact Mike […]
07/29/2013, Remember James Bond who used a Sony Ericsson handset to control his BMW 750iL in Tomorrow Never Dies? Well, that was clearly something only the MI6 is capable of coming up with in the movies, but what about real life? I guess life is not all that glamorous, where a couple of security experts who happen to work for DARPA have managed to find a way to control a vehicle […]
07/25/2013, We often see many unique ways that people use to propose to their future spouses on the internet. Such efforts often gain quite a lot of attention on the internet, and the one we’re featuring here today certainly deserves attention. A gamer who goes by EquinnoxX modified the Contra NES game as a proposal, the girlfriend needed to beat the game in order for the proposal to actually show up. Contra is […]
06/13/2013, The owner of this Honda Civic decided to paint his engine to resemble an NES controller.
05/31/2013, Got an old NES controller lying around? Here's one way to give it a new lease on life.
05/06/2013, Are you a fan of retro video games and video game consoles? If you are, the image above you would have to agree is a sight to behold! Designed in the shape and style of the classic Nintendo NES controller, this is actually a coffee table that has been made out of recycled parts to resemble the NES controller and was designed by Charles Lushear and Bohemian Workbench. Measuring 40” […]
04/30/2013, We think it’s safe to say the Nintendo Entertainment System, or NES as it’s better known these days, was a huge success and quite possibly a step in the direction to possibly make home video game consoles what it is today. But before the NES was created, Nintendo built the Family Computer, or Famicom and released it in 1983. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Famicom, and its […]
04/17/2013, Are you looking for the perfect gift for your gamer girlfriend? Or maybe you just want it for yourself, but either way if you’re into games, especially NES games from back in the day, perhaps these NES cartridge rings might be worth checking out. While they are actual cartridges, they are handmade with pretty impressive detail with a variety of different “titles” available to choose from, such as Zelda as […]
04/15/2013, One of the most iconic games from Nintendo’s history has got to be Duck Hunt as not only was it often bundled with the console, but it also showed off the ability of the console’s light gun peripheral, although it was one of the only games to use the accessory. That’s why when we saw somebody payed homage to the classic NES game in the form of a pinball machine, […]
03/24/2013, If you have a heart for all things retro, including video games, then you would surely be able to identify with this guitar that was shaped to resemble an 8-bit Nintendo Famicom (NES) console, coupled with two controllers, now how about that? Of course, several alterations were due to be made, as the body itself is nearly built to scale with the old school game console itself. The designer (and […]
03/06/2013, As much fun as I’ve been having playing Tomb Raider this week, I still like to dabble in some old-school gaming from time to time. The only issue is I tend to gravitate towards emulators since I no longer own my classic video game systems, but Hyperkin’s RetroN 4 console seems to be something I, and I’m sure many of you, would want in your old-school gaming lives. The RetroN 4 […]