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Category: Retro

Is a Nintendo 64 Classic Edition In The Works?

Is a Nintendo 64 Classic Edition In The Works?
Look at this glorious line art. No that isn’t a new Rebel fighter from the coming Star Wars flick. This is a basic line art drawing of a Nintendo 64 controller. I spent many, many days…

Flappy Bird is Back… On a Dreamcast Memory Card

Flappy Bird is Back… On a Dreamcast Memory Card
We thought that we had heard the last of Flappy Bird, but it is back in a not so big way – on a Dreamcast memory card. The long-dead console still has a massive fanbase, so…
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Ataribox Will Come In Two Versions, But We Still Don’t Know What Games It Will Play

Ataribox Will Come In Two Versions, But We Still Don’t Know What Games It Will Play
It has been just over a month since the rebirthed company known as Atari announced that it was working on a new console. Now they are giving us a better look at it. In an email…

Pac-Man Opposuit: Every Girl Crazy ‘Bout a Sharp Dressed Geek

Pac-Man Opposuit: Every Girl Crazy ‘Bout a Sharp Dressed Geek
ZZ Top had it right. You’re looking at the perfect suit for those who have to dress up for a company function, but don’t want to wear a boring blue blazer. After all, nowhere in the…

SNES Classic Release Date Announced

SNES Classic Release Date Announced
So it looks like the rumors are true. Nintendo is getting ready to launch the SNES Classic, a miniature version of the original Super Nintendo Entertainment System. Now we have learned that the palm-sized system will…

DIY Working Mini Apple II Computer

DIY Working Mini Apple II Computer
Do you love the classic Apple II computer? Video game engineer Chris Larkin recently met up with the folks at Tested to show how he built a working miniature Apple II replica. This mini version of…

Johnny 5 LEGO Ideas Kit Needs Your Input

Johnny 5 LEGO Ideas Kit Needs Your Input
One of my all-time favorite movies from when I was a kid was Short Circuit. For you Millennials who weren’t even around in 1986, Short Circuit is a movie about a laser wielding military robot that…

Mattel Classic Retro Sports Games Still Suck

Mattel Classic Retro Sports Games Still Suck
Anyone who didn’t grow up back in the early ’80s doesn’t really understand how awesome it was when video games started hitting the scene. In those days, if we found a quarter in the road, we…

Labyrinth Vinyl LP Pays Tribute to Henson and Bowie

Labyrinth Vinyl LP Pays Tribute to Henson and Bowie
Jim Henson released the weird and cool movie Labyrinth back in 1986, and while it wasn’t a huge hit back in the day, it’s gone on to become a classic. Beyond the cool puppetry, one of…

Nostalgic for the Old Ways of Gaming? Experience It in a New and Modern Way

Nostalgic for the Old Ways of Gaming? Experience It in a New and Modern Way
Feeling nostalgic for the older ways of gaming? Experience the past, but with modern technology. Gamers will love the simplicity of this wireless gamepad, inspired by the classic Super Nintendo gamepad. They’ll also love the versatility,…

SEGA Dreamcast Bag: The Ultimate Shoulder System

SEGA Dreamcast Bag: The Ultimate Shoulder System
Of all of the consoles I’ve owned over the years, the one I think I was most passionate about was the SEGA Dreamcast. It offered state-of-the-art hardware, groundbreaking graphical capabilities, and most of all an amazing…

Labyrinth Jareth the Goblin King Action Figure Is Totally ’80s

Labyrinth Jareth the Goblin King Action Figure Is Totally ’80s
One of the things I remember most about Labyrinth (other than Jennifer Connelly breaking the hotness scale) is the crazy hair David Bowie had as Jareth. Fans of the movie will want to check out this…

Nintendo May Make an SNES Mini

Nintendo May Make an SNES Mini
Nintendo recently decided to retire the NES Classic Mini, even though many people still want one and can’t find one. It was a hit last Christmas, but stock problems made it very hard to acquire. Now,…

Nintendo Game Boy Piggy Bank: Insert Coin, Start Saving

Nintendo Game Boy Piggy Bank: Insert Coin, Start Saving
Think about all of the money you spent on Game Boy games back in the day. It probably adds up to a lot of dough. Too bad that handheld couldn’t collect money for you and save…

These Commodore 64 Necktie Are BASICally Awesome

These Commodore 64 Necktie Are BASICally Awesome
Man, I miss playing around on my old Commodore 64 computer. I never really knew how to code or anything, but with the help of popular computer magazines I could type in one of the many…

The Addams Family LP Is Creepy and Kooky

The Addams Family LP Is Creepy and Kooky
When I was growing up in the ’80s, I stayed home by myself pretty much all summer. This was in the days before cable and Netflix so you watched what was on TV and were glad…
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