True Nintendo fans in the US have a special treat coming. Out of all of the things that the company did to mark the 30th anniversary of Super Mario Bros., there was one item that you couldn’t usually get your hands on unless you lived in Japan – The Super Mario Bros.
Taking snapshots in game is fun. Many games have this feature nowadays including The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Someone took their snapshots from the hit Nintendo Switch game, and created a fun little coffee table book from them.
You can check out some of the shots of the book right here from Twitter user @WPR_haru who can now enjoy his or her gaming moments in paper form.
The Shining was one of the films that helped put Stephen King movie adaptations on the map. Jack Nicholson was superb in that film and it was scary as hell. Still, I happened to have liked the 1997 TV mini series adaptation better.
Pop-up books are awesome. You have to love the engineering that goes into creating these 3D papercraft artworks. You know what’s even better? A pop-up book made of LEGO! This “book” is called Brick Tales and tells a story in LEGO.
Grant Davis and Jason Allemann of JK Brickworks teamed up to create this cool and fully functional pop-up book.
You know what libraries need? Trains. Trains that can carry books from one part of the library to another. That way librarians can wear conductor hats and say, “all aboard!” and “choo choo!” while stamping books.
A very cool project has popped up on Kickstarter for a very unusual book. The book is made of laser-cut wood with puzzles that you have to solve to go to the next page. The book is called Codex Silenda: The Book of Puzzles and the story focuses on an assistant in the workshop of Da Vinci who gets trapped in the book when snooping in the shop.
To escape, the apprentice had to solve the same puzzles you have to now solve.
Playing With Power: Nintendo NES Classics is a new book from strategy-guide publisher Prima Games. It is coming this November, which is great because we are all getting ourselves a copy for Christmas.
This hardcover book has 320 pages of interviews from the NES era, some vintage advertising and “priceless excerpts from Nintendo Power magazine back issues.”
It seems like adults just rediscovered coloring books over the last year or so. I think lots of adults are just not wanting to admit that they were coloring in the kiddy books before all sorts of adult coloring books landed.
Books have been gradually replaced by tablets, smartphones, e-readers and the like. But just because your backpack is now filled with gadgets instead of paperbacks doesn’t mean you still can’t carry a book to school. That’s exactly what you’ll get with this fun backpack, shaped like an oversize hardcover book.
It’s bigger than most actual books too – big enough to hold a 15″ MacBook and accessories.
Teach your kids their ABCs in a fun way thanks to this new book called Star Wars: ABC-3PO. Now they will be learning the letters of the alphabet in the geekiest ways possible.
The book was written by Calliope Glass and Caitlin Kennedy and has illustrations by Katie Cook.
Huaquiangbei in Shenzhen, China is widely recognized as the world’s best electronics market. Hundreds of vendors sell gadgets, accessories and components in both retail and wholesale. But the language barrier and the size of the place makes it an intimidating destination.
This is the book that old school Nintendo fans have been waiting for. The Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library is a 450-page hardcover book that is your guide to over 750 8-bit Nintendo games that were released between 1985-1995!
This book is filled with every detail you could want about these games, like release date, developer, genre, availability, even a full review and rating for each game.
Are you looking for a more stylish way to display your books? Check out this Game of Thrones Book Box. This is a lovely wooden version of Maester Aemon Targaryen’s Night Watch Handbook.
This laser engraved box will hold a book or whatever else you want to put inside.