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Tetris on Your Tv

Tetris on Your Tv
The gaming classic Tetris has been packaged into a standalone gaming device that connects to any television. Japan’s Epoch company had taken the retro puzzler and put a shiny new coating of gloss on the game interface.

Rolleiflex Minidigi Camera: the Roaring 20s Go Digital

Rolleiflex Minidigi Camera: the Roaring 20s Go Digital
Rollei has been making cameras for almost 90 years. Now you can own one of their classic models from the 1920’s, updated with some 21st century technology under the hood. The Rolleiflex MiniDigi looks virtually identical to Rollei’s original Twin Lens Reflex cameras, with a decidedly modern spin.
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Onestation Pocket Emulators: Classic Games, With a Catch

Onestation Pocket Emulators: Classic Games, With a Catch
These little mini console systems from China can emulate a variety of classic 8-bit and 16-bit console games. But I’m not really sure you’ll want one after you read this. On the plus side, these OneStation pocket game emulators are super cheap, with prices around $30 to $40.

Classic Cars Get USB Treatment

Classic Cars Get USB Treatment
Etsy shop Dummberry is cranking out these fun USB flash memory sticks using little toy cars to hold in the drives. San Diego artist Becky G. and her husband are currently offering a handful of retro car designs, including the 256MB Classic Low Rider, 1GB Muscle HOTTRod and the 1GB Blazin’ Green Machine.

Super Mario Brothers Number One Fan

Super Mario Brothers Number One Fan
You better act quick if you want this great piece of Nintendo nostalgia for your house. It’s a Super Mario Brothers ceiling fan, circa 1988, that I found over on eBay. I know Nintendo merchandised the hell out of this franchise, but a Super Mario ceiling fan?

Parappa Soundtrack for Free: Gotta Believe!

Parappa Soundtrack for Free: Gotta Believe!
If you’re a fan of the classic rhythm game Parappa the Rapper, you’re in for a treat. Sony today released free digital MP3 downloads of the game’s catchy soundtrack. Some of my favorites include “Cheap Cheap the Cooking Chicken’s Rap” and “Instructor Mooselini’s Rap” So what are you waiting for?

Space Invaders Clock Uses Aliens to Tell Time

Space Invaders Clock Uses Aliens to Tell Time
Electronics enthusiast Jason Hickner has built this fun clock that uses a game of Space Invaders to display the current time. To make his Space Invaders clock, he took a funky old Sony portable TV, combined with a circuit that generates the video to create the game.

Classic Namco Game Sounds on Your Keychain

Classic Namco Game Sounds on Your Keychain
Wakka, wakka, wakka. Carry the sounds of your video gaming youth wherever you go with these retro sound keychains. Namco Classics Sound Drops play actual sound samples from 80’s classics like Pac-Man, Dig Dug, Galaxian, and Xevious among others.

Arcade Joystick Coming for Nintendo Wii

Arcade Joystick Coming for Nintendo Wii
Thanks to this new arcade controller for the Wii, fans of classic arcade games will be able to play them the way they were meant to be played. Hori’s new Arcade Fighting Stick for the Nintendo Wii looks pretty nice, with a large 8-way digital stick and 8 gaming buttons.

The Original Nintendo Sony Playstation?

The Original Nintendo Sony Playstation?
The dedicated gaming fanatics over at Game Rave claim to have gotten their hands on what could be a rare piece of video game history. This chunky device is purported to be a prototype for the original Sony PlayStation.

Lost in Space Robots: Danger, Will Robinson!

Lost in Space Robots: Danger, Will Robinson!
If the beer-pouring robot I told you about earlier today isn’t really your cup of tea (no pun intended) maybe you’ll like this one. Now you too can own a fully functional, life-sized replica of the original Lost in Space  Robot B9 from the famous 1960’s sci-fi TV show.

This Atari Joystick is on Fire

This Atari Joystick is on Fire
This fun and funky candleholder by Mixko is inspired by a timeless classic, the Atari 2600 joystick. Designers Alex Garnett and Nahoko Koyama are expected to show these at the upcoming ICFF contemporary furnishings show in New York later this week.

Tetris Gets an LED Makeover

Tetris Gets an LED Makeover
A team of tech wizards working with Spark Fun Electronics has built together this awesome wall-sized Tetris game that’s uses colored LEDs to animate the game. The game features a unique interface that controls the movement and rotation of the game pieces by pressing on square backlit LED buttons.

Dream Arcades Intros Dreamcade 2.0 Gaming Cabinet

Dream Arcades Intros Dreamcade 2.0 Gaming Cabinet
Fans of arcade games should definitely give this new arcade cabinet a look. Dream Arcades latest system is loaded to the gills with features, yet is very reasonably priced as home arcade systems go. The $1799 Dreamcade 2.0 is a Windows-based arcade system with over 145 licensed games pre-loaded.

More Classics Now Playable on Xbox 360

More Classics Now Playable on Xbox 360
It looks like the April 2007 backwards compatibility update for the Xbox 360 has added a number of new Xbox games, including some which we thought would never make the list due to their graphical complexities.

Play the Classic Atari 2600 Adventure in Your Web Browser

Play the Classic Atari 2600 Adventure in Your Web Browser
If you’ve got a hankering for some retro gaming fun, and you need to satisfy that itch right this second, check out this web version of the classic Adventure for the Atari 2600. The game was built by programmer Scott Pehnke entirely in Flash, and features a full emulation of the game including all of the sights and sounds of the original.
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