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NES Revamped By Ben Heck

02/13/2013, We did take a look at a revamped SNES as well as read about a custom painted Nintendo 64 controller, but here we are with modder extraordinary, Ben Heck, in his element again with a revamped NES. Yes sir, an old school 8-bit NES has just been given some...

Solitary Final Fantasy 2 NES copy goes for $50k on eBay

08/21/2012, How does it feel to be one of a kind? I guess you can pose that question to the owner of the Final Fantasy 2 NES cartridge, which is deemed to be the only one of its kind in the US, considering how Square never did release it Stateside all those years ago...

Legend of Zelda prototype cartridge going for $150,000 on eBay

07/31/2012, If you so happen to have $150,000 in spare cash lying around somewhere, or money that you have access to, and are looking for something to invest all that moolah in, perhaps it is time to look beyond the regular vehicles of investment such as property and...

NES controllers given a new lease on life as wallets

05/15/2012, If you’re a fan of retro gaming consoles, you might recall our post yesterday about a NES gaming console was given a new lease on life by being transformed into a lunch box. While the actual console might have gotten a new use, what about its...

Lunch box made from NES gaming console brings back fond memories

05/14/2012, We’re not sure if there is an age limit to bringing a lunch box in to work, but if you were a fan and had great memories playing the NES while you were growing up as a kid, we’re sure that this Nintendo Entertainment System Lunch Box will most...

Battlefield 3 plays NES sound effects

03/19/2012, We have East meets West, and now, Old meets New. The world of video games might soon see a new trend, where folks mix and match both visuals and graphics from two different eras of games. YouTube user Omega52 actually switched the audio from Battlefield 3...

NES console has world’s largest video game controller record

01/20/2012, The humble NES, a device that ensured kids preferred staying indoors rather than to play in the real world outdoors since the 1980s, certainly deserves a place in video game pantheon. Well, there is another feather to add to its cap which is already...

Zelda NES case mod features a light-up Link [Updated]

01/20/2012, There have been case mods done in the past, although if you’re a Zelda fan you might get a kick out of this. This Legend of Zelda case mode for the NES was done by Ryan Fitzpatrick with the help of console painter Jayrod2. Based on the photo above of...

NES controller plays iCade games on the iPad

01/17/2012, If you love retro gaming on your iPad, you’ve probably wished for a physical controller to play games with instead using the touchscreen on the tablet. And if you have, what better way to do it than to use some authentic retro controllers like the...

HandyNES offers portable NES goodness

11/28/2011, Some people are just so darn handy with their hands – case in point, Ben Heck with his many creations which have proved to be really, really cool over the years. Well, here is yet another hardware mod that was not created by Ben Heck, but it is...

NES Controller USB Flash Drive

09/07/2011, If you are a geek at heart and grew up with video games from the 8-bit era, then surely the NES is something you cherish during your younger days. Granted, the super pixelated graphics are extremely outdated, but somehow, firing up an old classic or two...

Recycling Entertainment System makes music with old NES controllers

05/04/2011, Nobody likes throwing out old stuff, and with retro being the new cool nowadays, repurposing old gadgets and devices for new features is pretty common. But not every day we encounter a device as funky as this. A hobbyist named Benjamin Gaulon gathered a...