Nostalgia among gaming nerds is big business. The NES and SNES Classic Edition retro consoles are still selling out. Obviously a Game Boy Classic Edition must be on the way from Nintendo, right? Maybe, but Hyperkin is working on its own remake and beating them to the punch.
The original Alien movies were definitely rollercoaster rides in their own right, but now you can go for a ride on an amazing Alien themed thrill ride, courtesy of Hin Nya. He built the elaborate ride using amusement park construction and management simulator Planet Coaster.
If you’re in the market for a new Xbox One controller, Microsoft has unveiled a cool new Xbox One controller that glows in the dark. This is part of a promotion for an upcoming game titled “Sea of Thieves”.
Fans are heavily divided on The Last Jedi, the latest installment of the Star Wars saga. Some fans love it, some hate it. In fact, viewers are evenly split on the topic. At the time of this writing, the movie has a 50% audience score on Rotten Tomatoes.
Super Mario 64 is a classic game. It was a lot of fun. How can you make it even better? Well, you could play the game in first-person perspective. Nintendo ROM hacker Kaze Emanuar has done just that, giving the N64 game a completely different feel.
There’s nothing worse than losing an expensive gadget, especially when it costs hundreds of dollars. When that happens you feel a sick feeling in your stomach and you can already see the dollar signs leaving your bank account in order to replace it.
We’ve had an Xbox One in my house since the console launched a few years back, and as most penny pinchers do, we bought the console with the smallest amount of storage space available. At the time, downloading games wasn’t very high on our radar and we figured we would never fill up the internal storage.
Has opening your garage door turned into a boring chore? Why not turn it into a video game with this fun garage door opener that looks like a classic NES controller? Of course button-mashing might result in a busted garage door, so you’ll probably want to avoid that.
I don’t spend much time in church, but if they had videogames there, I might show up more often. I like to think that if religious institutions had an arcade, we’d all be spending more time bending the knee to the gods of gaming.
Do you love to play classic arcade games? Don’t have the space for a big arcade cabinet, or the time to futz about installing and configuring emulators along with all of their convoluted config files? Then check out NewAgeRetro, who makes cool Raspberry Pi-based game emulator systems, built into 3D-printed shells that look like classic Nintendo game consoles.
Destroy the brigade of rapidly moving aliens before they mow down your bases! With this festive Space Invaders sweater, you’ll be equipped to blast blocky 8-bit invaders with your laser cannon everywhere you go.
An army of little invaders is here to celebrate the season, while the giant alien in the middle is ready to stomp a bunch of pine trees, which also happens to be the easiest way to chop them down for Christmas trees.
Coffee and video games don’t generally mix. After all, reaching down from your controller in the middle of a game to grab a sip usually results in a nasty mouth burn or hot coffee spilled all over the place.
It’s a bit too cold here in Chicago to even think about going for a swim, but I’m pretty sure lots of us will be heading to warmer points South this winter for vacation. And if you’re going somewhere with a swimming pool, you’ll want to bring a pool float.
For those of you who have been following Technabob over the years, you know I love classic arcade games. I’ve even go so far as to have a custom-fabricated “Basement Invaders” arcade machine built for my man cave.
A while back, I told you about the awesome video game inspired 3D shadowboxes that Glitch Artwork makes. Well, since then, they’ve continued to step up their game with new and even better pieces of wall art for fans of classic video games.