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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.

Lose Some Quarters Between the Cushions of This Arcade Sofa

Lose Some Quarters Between the Cushions of This Arcade Sofa
I spent a significant portion my spare time playing games at arcades back in my youth. These days, I enjoy playing classic arcade games on a custom-built MAME cabinet I have in my mancave. But for those of you who prefer to play modern gaming systems rather than old ones, here’s a place to hang out while you get your joystick on.

Monopoly Gamer Nintendo Edition Powers up the Board Game

Monopoly Gamer Nintendo Edition Powers up the Board Game
There’s been a Nintendo-themed Monopoly board game for a number of years, but frankly, it was just regular Monopoly with some different properties, and some rather hard to identify metal tokens. Video game fans will definitely want to to grab this new edition of the board game which is a much better representation of the Mario universe.

WIRED x Super Mario Bros. Watches: It’s Mushroom Kingdom Time!

WIRED x Super Mario Bros. Watches: It’s Mushroom Kingdom Time!
Despite the fact that I wear an Apple Watch most days, there are still times where I’d rather wear a watch with a bit more style and a good old analog dial. One of these sweet limited edition Super Mario Bros.

Retro-Bit RES+ NES Console Review: HDMI Adds Sharp Visuals to Classic Nintendo Games

Retro-Bit RES+ NES Console Review: HDMI Adds Sharp Visuals to Classic Nintendo Games
These days, there are a number of ways to play classic Nintendo 8-bit games, from PC ROM emulators to Nintendo’s own NES Classic Edition console. But those methods take the original cartridges out of the mix.

Poke Ball Pizza Cutter: Pepperoni! I Chews You!

Poke Ball Pizza Cutter: Pepperoni! I Chews You!
Being a geek, I don’t cut my pizza with a normal knife or pizza cutter from Walmart – that would be lame. I have a sweet Starship Enterprise pizza cutter that I prefer. If you geek bent leans more towards Nintendo than Star Trek, this Poke Ball pizza cutter is just the thing to cut your favorite pie.

Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time Electronic Flute: HEY OCARINA!

Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time Electronic Flute: HEY OCARINA!
The thing with the game Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is that you really wanted that flute thingy. ThinkGeek as turned that in-game item into a real product that you can jam on. The ladies will be so impressed.

That Dad Screaming in Terror is the Most Watched Twitch Clip Ever

That Dad Screaming in Terror is the Most Watched Twitch Clip Ever
Remember that JurassicJunkie dude that I talked about yesterday? The one who screamed literally like a little girl when his toddler daughter walked into the room whilst he was playing horror game Outlast 2? Well, the clip has been very popular.

Guy Playing Creepy Horror Game Nearly Has a Heart Attack

Guy Playing Creepy Horror Game Nearly Has a Heart Attack
Twitch user JurassicJunkie was streaming the creepy survival horror game Outlast 2 the other night, and all things seemed business as usual. Right up until a cute little blonde child sneaked up on him, and he literally screamed like a little girl.

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 with one of those in my hands playing Goldeneye.

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 it is no wonder that one hacker has ported the game to the Dreamcast’s interactive memory card.

Splatoon Anime Hits YouTube August 12

Splatoon Anime Hits YouTube August 12
If you are a fan of the Nintendo game franchise Splatoon, and also like anime, prepare to get excited. Word has surfaced that a Splatoon anime will be launching on YouTube on August 12. The series will be made up of shorts, not full-length episodes.

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 to fans, the company revealed that the Ataribox will come in two editions, both very retro, but with some contemporary design elements as well.