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Category: Retro

Colecovision Mini Console Hits Ebay [Casemod]

Colecovision Mini Console Hits Ebay [Casemod]
When it comes to retro game consoles, it seems like Nintendo and Atari get all of the attention. How about some love for the classic ColecoVision, the first console to bring arcade-quality graphics into your living…
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Mega Man Energy Drink Helps You Beat Down Robot Masters

Mega Man Energy Drink Helps You Beat Down Robot Masters
To herald the launch of much-anticipated game Mega Man 9, an officially licensed Mega Man sports/energy drink is coming out in Japan. The drink will be called “Rockman E Can Drink” because it’s coming out in…
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Twist and Shake: the Etch-a-Sketch Laptop Carrier

Twist and Shake: the Etch-a-Sketch Laptop Carrier
You could carry your laptop around in a boring old bag, or you could be really cool and tote it in awesomely retro style with this Etch-A-Sketch laptop carrier. Crafter Betz White made this one for…
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NES Stealth Edition Game Console Pc Casemod

NES Stealth Edition Game Console Pc Casemod
Check out this excellent casemod which is so neat and tidy that you wouldn’t think that it’s anything but an old 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment System. But hidden beneath the hood of this inconspicuous looking NES is…
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Taito Celebrates 30 Years of Space Invaders With Lots and Lots of Space Invaders

Taito Celebrates 30 Years of Space Invaders With Lots and Lots of Space Invaders
Space Invaders is turning 30 and Taito is rocking the Space Invaders angle in everything possible. They are even turning HMV and LaForet stores into complete Space Invaders headquarters. First of all, knowing that Space Invaders…
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Omega Orion Analog Synth Inspired by Kubrick

Omega Orion Analog Synth Inspired by Kubrick
When I think of 2001: A Space Odyssey, it usually conjures up imagery of HAL 9000’s glowing red light, the strains of Also Sprach Zarathrustra, and dead astronauts launched silently into space. But the guys over…
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Space Invaders Cupcakes Attack Earth With Deliciousity

Space Invaders Cupcakes Attack Earth With Deliciousity
What could be better than the yummy, sugary goodness of cupcakes? I’ll tell you. Yummy, sugary, Space Invader cupcakes, that’s what! Pixel baker extraordinaire Hello Naomi is at it again with her video game baked goods.…
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Asteroid Lamp Hits Living Rooms: Activate Hyperspace!

Asteroid Lamp Hits Living Rooms: Activate Hyperspace!
Pay tribute to one of classic arcade games of all time with these Asteroids-inspired lighting fixtures. Each lamp is comprised of 24 facets, each slightly different in size and shape – which makes them look really…
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Cuddle Up With This Fleece Galaga Fighter Pillow

Cuddle Up With This Fleece Galaga Fighter Pillow
This Galaga pillow is sure to liven up your bedtime by adding a touch of pew pew pew! to your nightly ritual. The fleece pillow is handmade by CrazyOwl and sports a fighter from one of…
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Journey Mp3 Player: Don’T Stop Believin’

Journey Mp3 Player: Don’T Stop Believin’
1980s power-ballad mavens Journey and technology have a long-standing relationship. Back in 1983, they entered the geek psyche with the classic Journey arcade machine. Now they’re back in the electronics biz with their own MP3 player.…
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Space Invaders Quilt Lands on Planet Earth

Space Invaders Quilt Lands on Planet Earth
While the daytime is warm and summery around these parts, it doesn’t stop me from catching the occasional chill at bedtime. So what better way to keep warm but with a Space Invaders quilt? Emily from…
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NES Console Stuffed Into a Light Gun: Bang!

NES Console Stuffed Into a Light Gun: Bang!
Here’s another retro game console mod that’s sure to draw stares. This modder managed to cram a Nintendo NES 8-bit game system into a light gun controller. Go figure that no actual Nintendos were harmed in…
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Famicase: Artists Make Up New NES Game Cartridges

Famicase: Artists Make Up New NES Game Cartridges
What better canvas for your creative expression than an old 8-bit NES cartridge? That’s what the recent Famicase art exhibition in Japan was all about. Satoshi Sagagami, who runs retro game shop Super Meteor, organizes the…
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Pac-Man Ghost Hats Gobble Heads, Not Dots

Pac-Man Ghost Hats Gobble Heads, Not Dots
I can’t decide if these Pac-Man skull caps are awesome or just weird. Let’s just go with awesomely weird. The colorful ghosts of video games past make yet another appearance, this time as crocheted hats. Crafter…
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The Candelabra Gets an LED Makeover

The Candelabra Gets an LED Makeover
The first thing that pops into my mind when I hear the word “candelabra” is The Phantom of the Opera. The second is Liberace. The third is an old episode of Scooby Doo involving a haunted…
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Saturday Night Speakers Do Disco Stu Proud

Saturday Night Speakers Do Disco Stu Proud
I was researching a different story altogether, when I came across these awesome desktop speakers which look like little disco dancers. At first glance, I actually thought they looked like South Park’s Eric Cartman dressed up…
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