Yep, you’ve heard the Super Mario Bros. theme a million times. Now make it a million and ONE with this rendition performed by a couple of credit card terminals by the Device Orchestra.
It’s pretty cool and sounds authentic.
Sony has launched a new limited edition game console for its annual Days of Play. This year the console is rather boring to look at after last year’s was a slick blue color. Sony calls this year’s limited edition “steel black,” and it looks like a basic black and gray two-tone.
Do you take your Xbox gaming seriously? Serious enough to smell like an Xbox? Or at least use Xbox branded deodorant, body spray or shower gel? Well, your wish has come true. Microsoft wants to help you smell like a video game console.
Video game systems and computers from the 1980s had a bad habit of coming in light-colored plastics which all aged quite horribly. Even just sitting out turned many of them yellow, and usage just made it worse.
Software developer Panic has announced that it’s working with synth maker Teenage Engineering on an unusual handheld gaming system called Playdate. The upcoming portable gaming device has less than advanced graphics, and not so advanced technology, although it does have WiFi, Bluetooth, USB-C, and a headphone jack.
Fans of The Legend of Zelda franchise will remember the potion jars you can find that give you certain boosts depending on the color of its contents. Check out this light-up potion jar that light that looks like it came straight out of the game.
Space Invaders, the iconic classic video game we all know and love, just got even cooler. The popular arcade vertical shooter from TAITO is going to be a board game. Let’s just hope that the gameplay lives up to the arcade version.
Do you need a place to keep your money safe? Perhaps you’d like a safe that is also a game? Well, check this out. The Pac-Man: Procrastination Power Maze Safe is a miniature bank that is also a Pac-Man game.
So at this point, we all know the last Fallout game, Fallout 76, wasn’t exactly all it was cracked up to be. That doesn’t mean you can’t collect some cool stuff that you might see in the Fallout franchise games while we wait for Bethesda to do better.
The Xbox Game Pass is a pretty good deal and if you buy the new digital-only Xbox, it will be where you get most of your games. Microsoft has announced what’s coming soon to the Xbox Game Pass, and there’s some really good ones in there.
While the SEGA Dreamcast and Genesis were arguably their most memorable consoles, the 32-bit Saturn was quite fun to play too. I spent many a day flying through the skies on the back of a dragon in Panzer Dragoon II Zwei.
This week marks the 30th anniversary of the Game Boy’s release in Japan. The old portable brings back memories for many of us, even if we’ve come a long way since then. In fact, these days we can even create our own Game Boy games.
Back in 2008, EA and Criterion Games launched one of the coolest car games ever made with Burnout Paradise. The game let players fly around the open world racing, crashing, and generally tearing stuff up. I spent more time playing that game with my son than any other game we owned.