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Tag: 8 Bit

8-Bit Video Game Rugs Offer Soft Pixels Beneath Your Feet

8-Bit Video Game Rugs Offer Soft Pixels Beneath Your Feet

Most geeks I know play their video games in the living room. But even if you play in your room or don’t play games at all, I think you’d agree that every living room needs a…

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Famicom-Controlled Robot: Nintendo Needs to Make These, Now.

Famicom-Controlled Robot: Nintendo Needs to Make These, Now.

Back in the 1980s we had a little game system here in the States called the NES. In Japan, that system was called the Famicom. It looked mighty different, but played most of the same games.…

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Donkey Kong Remade as Science Fiction & Fantasy Series

Donkey Kong Remade as Science Fiction & Fantasy Series

Whenever I get a chance, I like to dust off my arcade emulator and try to see if I can get any further at Donkey Kong than the first couple of levels. Even after all of…

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NES Console with Built-in Screen: 8-Bit Laptop

NES Console with Built-in Screen: 8-Bit Laptop

Even today, NES aka Famicom games are still popular with gamers. We’ve seen people come up with a variety of alternative ways of getting their NES fix. You can run an emulator, buy a third party…

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8-Bit Cases for iPhone 5 and iPad Mini: Your Gadgets Love the 80s

8-Bit Cases for iPhone 5 and iPad Mini: Your Gadgets Love the 80s

There’s something very appealing about giant pixels, especially when you can find them all over your gadgets. The company behind these big pixel cases and sleeves has released cases and sleeves for the iPhone 5 and…

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8-Bit Rose: From Player 1 to Player 2

8-Bit Rose: From Player 1 to Player 2

If you’re looking for a geeky gift for your loved one for Valentine’s Day, the 8-Bit Rose might be the thing that wins their heart. Just like the 8-Bit Flower Bouquet, this rose will stay bright…

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Interlocking Space Invaders Chair: Aliens, Assemble!

Interlocking Space Invaders Chair: Aliens, Assemble!

Are you sitting down? Good. Because this interlocking Space Invaders chair will floor you. The pieces all interlock to create an oversize Space Invader that you can park your butt on.…

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Disney Promote Wreck-It Ralph in London with 8-bit Lane

Disney Promote Wreck-It Ralph in London with 8-bit Lane

Wreck-It Ralph has been released in a lot of places worldwide, my country of residence included, and I really found it entertaining and enjoyable. If you like video games at the very least and played a…

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Pitfall Mugs Hold 8-Bits of Coffee

Pitfall Mugs Hold 8-Bits of Coffee

When I dust off the old Atari Flashback to play games from the Atari 2600, I realize how crappy most of the games really were. The only games which really stand the test of time are…

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Giant NES System Living Room Furniture: We’re Gonna Need a Bigger TV

Giant NES System Living Room Furniture: We’re Gonna Need a Bigger TV

Guess it’s time to dump that lowly 60-inch flat screen and upgrade to a 100 or 150-inch screen, because you’ll want something more size appropriate if you’ve got an NES console this big sitting in your…

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Giant LEGO NES Controller Works with Normal Size NES Consoles

Giant LEGO NES Controller Works with Normal Size NES Consoles

How awesome is it that we live in a world with huge functional NES controllers? And those are just the ones we know about! Then there’s this one made by Baron Julius von Brunk, which is…

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Atari 2600 VCS: Video Cake System

Atari 2600 VCS: Video Cake System

I have fond memories of the original Atari 2600. It was my first gaming platform. Not sure how many hours I sat playing games with it, but it led to a lifelong love of video games.…

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Merrio Christmas!

Merrio Christmas!

Merry Christmas and happy holidays to one and all! While here on Earth, your presents should have been delivered under the tree by a fat, bearded man who came down the chimney and ate your cookies…

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Pixel Fireplace Trades Warmth for a Word Game

Pixel Fireplace Trades Warmth for a Word Game

We already posted a pixelated – and fake – fireplace, but if you want something that’s more interactive – but still fake – fireplace, check out Ted Martens’ program, Pixel Fireplace.…

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Zelda Wedding Rings: A Link to Your Soulmate

Zelda Wedding Rings: A Link to Your Soulmate

If you’re thinking about getting married, and both you and your significant other are into classic video games, then I can’t think of anything better than these Zelda wedding bands as a symbol of your undying…

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Atari Flashback 4: 75 Classic Games, 2 Wireless Controllers, 1 Box of Nostalgia

Atari Flashback 4: 75 Classic Games, 2 Wireless Controllers, 1 Box of Nostalgia

Another year, another Atari Flashback. But this year’s edition of the old school console has significant improvements from the Atari Flashback 3. Theoretically. More on that later.…

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