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Tag: Christmas

Blizzard Games NES Cartridges: Alternate Reality Cart Art

Blizzard Games NES Cartridges: Alternate Reality Cart Art
Looking for a holiday gift for a Blizzard fan? A Diablo III pre-order would do. But what if they already have that? Then pre-order Heart of the Swarm for them. If they have that as well, that’s where you start running out of options.

This is How You Giftwrap a Copy of Portal 2

This is How You Giftwrap a Copy of Portal 2
It kind of ruins the surprise, but the presentation and in-game reference more than makes up for it.

Merry Cthulhu and an H.P. (Lovecraft) New Year

Merry Cthulhu and an H.P. (Lovecraft) New Year
While I still think that the Godzilla and Pac-Man trees are the greatest geeky holiday trees of all time, this festively decorated Cthulhu Christmas tree comes in a close third place on my list.

Christmas Present Shake Prank: Mess with Their Heads This Holiday Season

Christmas Present Shake Prank: Mess with Their Heads This Holiday Season
We all do it. Despite the fact that we might be destroying some fragile major award under the Christmas tree, we like to shake our wrapped gifts to try and figure out their contents. Well, here’s a geeky prank you can play on your loved ones the next time they go to shake their presents.

Robot Nativity Scene: The First Robo-Noël

Robot Nativity Scene: The First Robo-Noël
I’ll start out by saying that I’m not particularly religious, so I don’t know if any of you guys will be offended by this. If you are, you’re probably reading the wrong website. When I stumbled onto this, I couldn’t resist sharing this quirky little scene of the Nativity, retold with robots.

Samsung Christmas Ad: Need a Hug? There’s an Android Tablet for That

Samsung Christmas Ad: Need a Hug? There’s an Android Tablet for That
Samsung takes time out from battling lawsuits to get into the holiday spirit. Strangely enough, the advertisement was commissioned by the Japanese arm of the Korean electronics giant. Called Galaxy X’Mas Hugs, the ad features Hug-chan, a humanoid robot outfitted with a Galaxy Tab for a head, its cold arms ready to give a warm embrace.

Mario Enemy Xmas Ornaments: Fa-la-la-la… CHOMP! BOOM! BOO!

Mario Enemy Xmas Ornaments: Fa-la-la-la… CHOMP! BOOM! BOO!
Did you ever notice how many of the enemies in the Super Mario Bros. games are rotund? You’ve got Chain Chomp – round, Boo – round, Piranha Plant – round head, and of course Bob-omb – also round.

Call of Cthulhu Christmas Calendar App: Go Really Insane for the Holidays

Call of Cthulhu Christmas Calendar App: Go Really Insane for the Holidays
What’s better than a Cthulhu 2012 calendar? How about a calendar app, that will deliver complete insanity directly to your mobile device? It sounds like some Cthulhu cultists have embraced new technology in order to make more people insane during this holiday season.

Field of Lights is the Ultimate Holiday Light Show

Field of Lights is the Ultimate Holiday Light Show
Most people string Christmas lights around their trees or by the window, but who says you can’t get creative with lights this holiday season?

8-Bit Wreath: May Your Days Be Merry And Brightly Lit By LEDs

8-Bit Wreath: May Your Days Be Merry And Brightly Lit By LEDs
Gamer geeks looking to show off their holiday spirit should forget about the old pine needle wreath on the front door, and instead consider this one, covered with retro video game pixel art.

Retrozone 8-Bit & 16-Bit Xmas: Merry Cartridge!

Retrozone 8-Bit & 16-Bit Xmas: Merry Cartridge!
Experienced shoppers buy their holiday gifts early, so if you’re looking for a unique and memorable gift for an old school gamer, you better get one of Retrozone’s Xmas cartridges. These are original cartridges for the NES and SNES (or Famicom and Super Famicom, if you want to be OG) with Christmas-themed games.

Yoda Claus Coming to Town is He

Yoda Claus Coming to Town is He
I can hardly believe it myself, but the change in the weather and the ever-shortened days can mean only one thing – the holidays are almost here. Even though it’s a little early to start talking about Christmas in my house, I couldn’t resist mentioning this holiday decoration, perfect for the Star Wars fan.

Cthulhu Santa Wishes You a Merry Christmas

Cthulhu Santa Wishes You a Merry Christmas
If there’s one thing that Cthulhu probably wouldn’t wish you, it’s Merry Christmas, because just thinking too much about this outer god will drive you slowly insane. In fact, don’t think about or say his name aloud too much either.

Merry Quadrocopter Christmas

Merry Quadrocopter Christmas
If I had a Quadrocopter remote-controlled flying aircraft floating around my place, I’m not sure this is the first thing I’d do with it. But it is the holidays, and I guess the joyful Christmas spirit is strong with the guys who programmed their Quadrocopter to play a little festive holiday tune.

OnStar Tracks Santa with NORAD

OnStar Tracks Santa with NORAD
I can vividly recall as a child hating to go to my grandmothers annual Christmas Eve dinner. I was always afraid Santa would come by, see I wasn’t asleep and then leave with my toys. I freaked out each time I saw one of those red lights on a tower to warn aircraft thinking it was Rudolph’s nose.

Boba Fett is Coming to Town… in May

Boba Fett is Coming to Town… in May
Jabba’s been a good Hutt in Boba Fett’s book: What’s not to love about this highly detailed 8-inch fabric mache statue? Its release date, that’s what. You can pre-order it from Entertainment Earth for $50 (USD), but if you’re going to get this as a gift, make sure you tell the recipient that it won’t arrive until sometime in… May 2011.

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