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Category: Retro

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 decided to kill it completely.

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 it.

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 fun programs within the pages.

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 for it.

Legend of Zelda Barrel Arcade Machine: If Donkey Kong and Link Had a Kid

Legend of Zelda Barrel Arcade Machine: If Donkey Kong and Link Had a Kid
This barrel-shaped Legend of Zelda themed arcade cabinet is not only fun to play, but a great piece of home decor too. It comes from Redditor LetsbuildsomeShit. He is living up to his name big time with this awesome build.

Classic NES Box Art Now on Canvas

Classic NES Box Art Now on Canvas
I’m a sucker for old video game box art. My favorite systems when it comes to art were the Atari 2600 and the Nintendo Entertainment System. Back in those days they were able to sell the hell out of a game based on the box art alone.

Game Boy Heat Change Mug Doesn’t Play Tetris

Game Boy Heat Change Mug Doesn’t Play Tetris
I remember when the Nintendo Game Boy came out back in the day and we were all super excited that you could play games on the go. The graphics were terrible though. If you want to relive that mobile retro gaming action, the Game Boy 16oz heat change mug is just the ticket.

Nokia 3310 Cell Phone About to Get a Second Life

Nokia 3310 Cell Phone About to Get a Second Life
Rewind back to the mid-1990s, and the Nokia 3310 cell phone a favorite for its resilience and sturdiness. Now the Nokia 3310 is apparently set to make a return, almost 17 years after its first launch.

These Pac-Man Vintage Marquee Lights Are Driving Me Crazy

These Pac-Man Vintage Marquee Lights Are Driving Me Crazy
Looking for a truly unique piece of videogame art to hang on your wall? Artist Enriqve Aranacci has got you covered with these awesome handmade lights which incorporate traditional lighted signmaking techniques. While he makes all kinds of awesome designs, these two Pac-Man inspired ones are my personal favorites.

These Arcade Game Shadow Boxes are Simply Awesome

These Arcade Game Shadow Boxes are Simply Awesome
Do you love classic arcade games, but don’t have the room (or the cash) for an arcade cabinet in your living room? These fantastic pieces of arcade-inspired wall art are the next best thing. Each one of Glitch Arwork’s 3D shadow boxes uses a combination of authentic arcade graphics, along with some artistic license to make the scenes more dynamic and for the sake of composition.

TRON Identity Disc Frisbee: Have a Fling in Flynn’s Arcade

TRON Identity Disc Frisbee: Have a Fling in Flynn’s Arcade
Fans of TRON will immediately recognize this as the identity disc from the original 1982 sci-fi flick. Programs (also known as actors in goofy costumes) would use their identity discs (also known as striped frisbees) to not only store their program data, but are used as weapons.

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 Super Retro Boy.

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 to wait for it. 

Retro TV Smartphone Magnifier: iBoobTube

Retro TV Smartphone Magnifier: iBoobTube
Transform your smartphone into an old school television set with this whimsical gadget from Firebox. The Smartphone Magnifier holds your phone inside of a faux wood television cabinet, and makes it look like your grandparent’s old boob tube.

The Sega Genesis Is Being Manufactured Again

The Sega Genesis Is Being Manufactured Again
The SEGA Genesis (aka SEGA Mega Drive) was one of the best gaming consoles back in the early 1990s. What you might not know is that this retro console is still really popular in Brazil for some reason.

Dude Restores ’80s Centipede Arcade Cabinet and I Want to Play

Dude Restores ’80s Centipede Arcade Cabinet and I Want to Play
I loved the arcades back in my youth, at least when my dad would let me raid his stash of quarters and go. I had a particular penchant for Centipede mostly because it had a trackball rather than joysticks, and for some reason that was awesome to elementary school me.