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Tag: 1980s

Atari 2600 Super Mario Brothers, Sorta.

Atari 2600 Super Mario Brothers, Sorta.

Ever wonder what a Mario game would have looked like if it came out on the Atari 2600 instead of the NES? The guys over at Geekstir dug up this great clip which shows off what…

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Circuit Bent Commodore 64: Revenge of the 80s

Circuit Bent Commodore 64: Revenge of the 80s

One of the most popular computers from the 1980s, the Commodore 64, is having a minor renaissance as an electronic musical instrument. The C64′s audio chip is famous for producing an array of warm, familiar 8-bit…

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NES Controller Pillowcases: Sweet Dreams Are Made of These

NES Controller Pillowcases: Sweet Dreams Are Made of These

When you sleep, do you dream in blocky 8-bit graphics? Are your sleepytime thoughts filled with visions of Link rescuing Zelda? Instead of counting sheep, do you count Koopa shells? If you answered yes to any…

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Space Ace Gets the High Def Treatment

Space Ace Gets the High Def Treatment

While I’m not a huge fan of many of those old full-motion-video (FMV) games, I have to keep a place in my heart for Space Ace, a surprisingly entertaining FMV laserdisc-based game created by some of…

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Rare Rdi Halcyon Laserdisc Console Up for Auction

Rare Rdi Halcyon Laserdisc Console Up for Auction

Back in the early 1980s, long before the Xbox 360, Wii and PS3 dominated the “next-gen” video game market, a little known console lived on the cutting-edge of gaming technology. The RDI Halcyon was a LaserDisc-based…

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Sega Genesis Portable: Get Your Retro Jollies on the Run

Sega Genesis Portable: Get Your Retro Jollies on the Run

Here’s a fun way to play some of your favorite 16-bit console oldies whenever the whim strikes. This new portable plays a selection of games from the classic SEGA Genesis (aka Mega Drive) console. AtGames Mega…

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Gen-X Dual Station Plays Sega Genesis and NES Games

Gen-X Dual Station Plays Sega Genesis and NES Games

Nowadays, you can find many classic Genesis and NES games on Nintendo’s Wii Virtual Console, but nothing beats popping any cartridge you find lying around into a system that’s designed specifically to play those old school…

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Atari Xl Laptop: 8-Bit Computing Goes Portable [Casemod]

Atari Xl Laptop: 8-Bit Computing Goes Portable [Casemod]

As one of the first PCs I ever owned, 8-bit Atari computers really bring back fond memories for me. So I was delighted when I came across this cool modern take on one of the later…

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Galaga Quilt Keeps Aliens in Stitches

Galaga Quilt Keeps Aliens in Stitches

On a cold winter’s day, what better way to enjoy a gaming session than from under this toasty quilt featuring the 80s arcade classic Galaga? Handcrafted by North Carolina artist CarolinaPatchworks, the quilt offers up a…

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Pac-Man Text Adventure: Turn Left, Eat Dots

Pac-Man Text Adventure: Turn Left, Eat Dots

I know, I know. The year is 2007 and I’m writing two stories in a row about Pac-Man. But I really couldn’t resist this one. Pac-Txt is a great mashup between the classic 1980s arcade game…

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Nintendo NES Crammed in a Sneaker

Nintendo NES Crammed in a Sneaker

The word of the week around here seems to be “pimp.” First, we had the new TokyoFlash Pimp watches, then we had the Atari 2600 pimped -out Buick. Now we have this NES console which was…

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Dig Dug Theme on the Piano

Dig Dug Theme on the Piano

Remember all those quarters you dumped into classic 80s arcade game Dig Dug? Apparently, you’re not the only one. A talented piano player going by the name arix001 has recorded a pretty darned accurate rendition of…

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Q*Bert Qollects Quarters Quite Quickly

Q*Bert Qollects Quarters Quite Quickly

I saw this poster over on eBay earlier today, and I thought it was really funny. Designed as a promotional piece to encourage arcades to carry the classic game Q*Bert, somebody in the marketing department at…

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Tops With Frickin’ Laser Beams

Tops With Frickin’ Laser Beams

The guys from online shop MyVirtualZone just tipped me off to these little playthings. The appropriately named Laser Top has a little laser beam that projects out of the side as you spin it around. While…

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Q*Bert + Quilt = Quiltbert

Q*Bert + Quilt = Quiltbert

Remember the expletive-spouting orange dude from 1980s arcade game, Q*bert? Well the strange little guy has now been immortalized in this awesome handmade video game quilt by Lenore, an artist over an Evil Mad Scientist Labs.…

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Super Mario Brothers Number One Fan

Super Mario Brothers Number One Fan

You better act quick if you want this great piece of Nintendo nostalgia for your house. It’s a Super Mario Brothers ceiling fan, circa 1988, that I found over on eBay. I know Nintendo merchandised the…

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