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Tag: Nintendo

Super Retro Boy Brings the Game Boy Back with Some Upgrades

Super Retro Boy Brings the Game Boy Back with Some Upgrades
The Game Boy has had it’s time in the sun and then went away. There’s no hint that Nintendo plans to re-launch it either, despite great sales of the NES Classic. At least we have the…

Japanese NES Classic Edition Gets Shoved Into an Old Game Boy

Japanese NES Classic Edition Gets Shoved Into an Old Game Boy
After the release of the NES Classic Mini, we are all wondering what console Nintendo plans to miniaturize next. Well, the folks at Kei Studio clearly want a Game Boy Classic Edition, and they don’t want…
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Japanese McDonald’s Happy Meals Get Fun Mario Toys

Japanese McDonald’s Happy Meals Get Fun Mario Toys
Back when I was a kid in the ’80s, the McDonald’s Happy Meal was the lunch I always hoped for. They had those cool boxes that you could keep and use for carrying your junk after…

Stop-motion Mario Made with Rubik’s Cubes

Stop-motion Mario Made with Rubik’s Cubes
Two of the most frustrating things that I played growing up were Super Mario Bros. and the Rubik’s Cube. As a kid in the ’80s you were guaranteed to get at least one Rubik’s Cube each…

Super Mario Run Sprinting to Android Soon

Super Mario Run Sprinting to Android Soon
While iOS gamers are already playing Super Mario Run (and complaining about the $10 price tag,) Android gamers are sitting there just wanting to play the game. While the game still isn’t available for Android users,…

Micro Versions of Classic Consoles and Computers: Micro Machines

Micro Versions of Classic Consoles and Computers: Micro Machines
I’ve long contemplated starting a collection of vintage computers and video games, but I really don’t have the space, and my wife probably wouldn’t appreciate a bunch of extra junk in our already jampacked house. Thanks…

This Mario Mega Man Mashup Is Marvelous

This Mario Mega Man Mashup Is Marvelous
Two of the best all-time Nintendo games are Super Mario Bros. and Mega Man. So I can think of no better Nintendo hero than one who combines Mario and Mega Man himself. This fun mashup comes…

Super Nintendo World to Open at Universal Studios Japan Before 2020 Olympics

Super Nintendo World to Open at Universal Studios Japan Before 2020 Olympics
Universal Studios Japan has announced that it will be opening its new Super Nintendo World section of the theme park in time for the 2020 Olympic games, which will be held in Tokyo. The theme park…

Working LEGO Piranha Plant Will Chomp Your Minifig’s Butt

Working LEGO Piranha Plant Will Chomp Your Minifig’s Butt
LEGO and Nintendo are two of geekdom’s favorite things. Here they come together in an awesome build that replicates one of Super Mario Bros.’ most iconic villains – the nasty piranha plant. But this is no…

World’s Tiniest Game Boy Is Perfect for Your Key Chain

World’s Tiniest Game Boy Is Perfect for Your Key Chain
What you’re looking at is probably the world’s smallest fully-functional Game Boy Color. It can play all of the games using the tiny direction pad and buttons, with the onboard display and battery. Most of us…

Nintendo to Tour a Real-world Zelda Escape Room Game

Nintendo to Tour a Real-world Zelda Escape Room Game
Nintendo is ready to make your Zelda gaming experience a reality with a Zelda-themed escape room that will go on tour in 2017. It was created in collaboration with escape-room designer SCRAP and is called Defenders…

Super Mario Run iOS Release Date Announced

Super Mario Run iOS Release Date Announced
It’s been a while since we’ve had a new Mario game, so fans are happy that Super Mario Run is on the way. A few months back, Apple and Nintendo revealed that Mario would finally be…

Famicom Trans Am: Mario and the Bandit

Famicom Trans Am: Mario and the Bandit
With all of the madness surrounding the launch of the new Nintendo Classic Edition, and its Japanese counterpart, the Famicom Mini, there’s no better time to be driving around in this car. This awesome 1987 Pontiac…

Get the New Nintendo 3DS for $100 Starting on Black Friday

Get the New Nintendo 3DS for $100 Starting on Black Friday
If you want a Nintendo handheld for $100 or less, you would normally be stuck with the 2DS, but not anymore. Nintendo is releasing special black and white Mushroom Kingdom editions of the New 3DS for…

DIY Tiny Famicom Console: For Your ’80s-Themed Dollhouse

DIY Tiny Famicom Console: For Your ’80s-Themed Dollhouse
While the original Nintendo Entertainment System is pretty iconic here in the states, the Family Computer (aka “Famicom”) was where it was at in Japan back in the early 1980s. This classic gaming system is one…

Nyko Miniboss for NES Classic Edition Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Wires

Nyko Miniboss for NES Classic Edition Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Wires
I lobbied all summer the year the first Nintendo Entertainment System hit the market to get one for Christmas. I remember the fancy version console with its little robot that moved stuff most of the time…
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