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DIY NES in a NES-ted cartridge

04/04/2011, OK, so I couldn’t help myself with the “nested” pun in the title, but it does make plenty of sense (to me, at least). The wonders of miniaturization has brought us to this crossroads, where the old school Nintendo Entertainment System...

Portable NES Console lets you play Zelda on the go

03/24/2011, If you’re too retro for playing old school games on a modern gaming console like the PSP or your cellphone, this portable NES console mod is just for you. A modder named Doug recently finished creating his own portable NES console, and it looks...

RoboTouch: an NES controller used to play games on an iPad

03/15/2011, Ever seen a Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) controller used to play games on an iPad? Probably not. Well the folks over at ProtoDojo have come up with one of the strangest iPad gaming controllers ever. Called the RoboTouch, it makes use of an NES...

NES turned into a breathalyzer

03/03/2011, An engineer with time on his hands decided to repurpose his Nintendo Entertainment System into a breathalyzer called DrunkenNES. Using a combination of hardware and software, he managed to turn an NES cartridge into a working breathalyzer unit, and he...

Hobbyist creates giant NES guitar controller

02/18/2011, A hobbyist has managed to construct his own “Guitar Hero” controller that resembles a huge NES controller that’s been cut into the guitar shape. Using parts found around the house, wood and the Xbox controller’s rumble pad, he...

Play NES games on your Windows Phone 7 device

01/03/2011, A developer has managed to port a Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) emulator over to the Windows Phone 7 operating system. Called SharpNES, the homebrew app only took a couple of hours to bring to the platform, but still requires more work to be...

NES console joystick mod

12/20/2010, Many of us have an old NES lying around, and regardless of whether it still works or not, chances are that you don’t play with it all that often. If your fingers are feeling the need to do some hardware hacking, you could always do what this...

NES Electric Guitar

12/10/2010, So you’ve seen a giant NES controller coffee table yesterday, now how about checking out an NES console that has been modified in such an interesting manner, it has turned into an electric guitar instead. Yes sir, this custom 6-string electric...

Giant NES Controller Coffee Table Has Built-in NES Console

12/09/2010, We previously saw a giant NES coffee table and now we’ve got a 10:1 scale NES controller table. Aside from looking very much like the original controller, complete with product details carved into the back of the table, the modder actually placed a...

NES Light Gun iPhone Dock

10/26/2010, It must be the latest trend to see game console controllers converted into iPhone docks. Now after the emergence of a DualShock and NES controller iPhone docks, we’ve stumbled upon a NES Light Gun that has since been converted into an iPhone dock....

Awesome NES Coffee Table Up For Sale On eBay

10/21/2010, You might remember the giant-sized Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) that was covered a while back. Well, if you couldn’t stop dreaming about it but don’t have the handyman skills to create one yourself, you’re in luck, as the table...

NES controller receives Rumble Pak

10/13/2010, Hmmm, isn’t this like a couple of decades too late? After all, how many of you rock on to the NES even today? There might be pockets of fans here and there, but how many will religiously sit in front of their TV just to get a fix of Mario after...

NES Console Turned Into A DVD Player

10/02/2010, Can’t decide what to do with your old NES gaming console? Well, if you have some time this weekend and don’t mind tinkering around, perhaps you’d want to turn it into a DVD player, complete with a DVD-tray popping out from the front. The...

DIY: NES Bluetooth Android Controller

09/03/2010, Having trouble playing Super Mario on your Android-powered device? Perhaps a NES controller might be able to help you out. A modder out there combined a breakout board, Arduino, and a blueSMIRF Bluetooth module to allow the NES controller to be used...