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Category: Video Games

Space Invaders Holiday Sweater: Pew Pew Pew!

Space Invaders Holiday Sweater: Pew Pew Pew!
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. 

Super Mario Bros. Turtle and Boo Mugs: 1up with Caffeine

Super Mario Bros. Turtle and Boo Mugs: 1up with Caffeine
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.

NES Controller Pool Float: Press “Start” to Swim

NES Controller Pool Float: Press “Start” to Swim
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.

These Briefcase Arcade Machines Let You Tote a Personal Arcade Everywhere

These Briefcase Arcade Machines Let You Tote a Personal Arcade Everywhere
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.

It’s On Like Donkey Kong with This Awesome Arcade Game Shadowbox

It’s On Like Donkey Kong with This Awesome Arcade Game Shadowbox
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.

Super Mario Keepsake Ornaments 1Up Your Tree

Super Mario Keepsake Ornaments 1Up Your Tree
Halloween just ended, so that can only mean one thing: Thanksg… Christmas decorations! And if you’re going to have a Christmas tree this year, let it be a geeky one. These Mario ornaments from Hallmark should do the trick just fine.

Super Mario Question Block and Chain Chomp Lamps Light Up the Mushroom Kingdom

Super Mario Question Block and Chain Chomp Lamps Light Up the Mushroom Kingdom
Are you a Nintendo freak? Then you probably have spent your fair share of time with Mario and his pals. Now, you can bring a little bit of the Mushroom Kingdom to your own kingdom with this duo of fun lamps from ThinkGeek.

The Humble Beginnings of Mario Explained by Shigeru Miyamoto

The Humble Beginnings of Mario Explained by Shigeru Miyamoto
We all know Mario is an Italian plumber with overalls and a big black caterpillar mustache. However, most people don’t know the true origin story of Nintendo’s most popular character. As part of its series 8-bit Legacy: The Curious History of Video Games, the guys from Great Big Story sat down with game designer Shigeru Miyamoto to learn about the earliest days of Mario, and how he came up with the character.

Cuphead x Funko Vinyl Figures Won’t Torment You Like the Game

Cuphead x Funko Vinyl Figures Won’t Torment You Like the Game
The long-awaited, hand drawn side-scroller Cuphead was recently released to rave reviews. The game sure looks amazing with its 1920’s cartoon style, but it’s also incredibly difficult. It’s a rewarding experience nonetheless, and any fan of the game will want these vinyl figures based on some of the game’s characters.

Commodore 64 Mini Slated for Release in 2018

Commodore 64 Mini Slated for Release in 2018
Between the Nintendo Classic Mini, SNES Classic Mini, Atari Flashback, and Sega Mega Drive Classic, there’s a clear miniaturization trend when it comes to retro gaming systems. The next system to go in front of the shrink ray?

Vault Boy Stained Glass Levels up Your Window

Vault Boy Stained Glass Levels up Your Window
Before you enter the great wasteland to do battle, you’ll want to check in with Vault Boy and your Pip-Boy 3000 to make sure your stats are up to snuff. This Vault Boy stained glass window is there to offer an additional affirmation.

These Wall-Mounted Arcade Cabinets Save Quarters and Space

These Wall-Mounted Arcade Cabinets Save Quarters and Space
I’ve got a pretty slick custom arcade cabinet in my man cave, but it really takes up quite a bit of space. Original arcade cabinets needed all of that room for a big CRT monitor, multiple circuit boards, and ventilation.

FC Pocket HDMI Combines Portable Famicom Gaming with HDMI Output

FC Pocket HDMI Combines Portable Famicom Gaming with HDMI Output
I recently had the opportunity to test out Retro-Bit’s RES+ console, which lets you play classic 8-bit Nintendo games over an HDMI connection, resulting in image quality heretofore unseen from these classic games. If you’re looking for something a bit more versatile, you might want to check out this system out of Japan, which lets you go handheld, while also offering an HDMI output when you’re at home.

Nintendo Game Boy Classic Watch Sadly Doesn’t Play Tetris

Nintendo Game Boy Classic Watch Sadly Doesn’t Play Tetris
While it wasn’t the first handheld game system, the Nintendo Game Boy was the first one that really mattered. Despite the limitations of its green and grey LCD screen, it offered up a smart design, and some truly addictive games.

Bring the Arcade Anywhere with These Classic Arcade Mini Cabinets

Bring the Arcade Anywhere with These Classic Arcade Mini Cabinets
I spent a whole lot of time and a whole lot of quarters in arcades when I was a kid. Now that I’m a grown-up and make a halfway decent living, I’ve got my own custom-built MAME cabinet in my mancave, so I can play all of my favorite games whenever the mood strikes me, and without spending any more quarters.

Super Mario 64 Gets Online Multiplayer Mod, Chaos Ensues

Super Mario 64 Gets Online Multiplayer Mod, Chaos Ensues
Super Mario 64 is still considered one of the greatest video games of all time. Its combination of great 3D platforming and innovative control and camera scheme was pretty groundbreaking when it first came out back in 1996.