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Tag: Nes

Nintendo NES Controller Mouse: When Can I Buy One?

Nintendo NES Controller Mouse: When Can I Buy One?
Technabob reader Joseph Ayoub sent me an tip this morning with the simple message “WaOo i found this ! It’s just awesome!” I couldn’t agree more. While it turns out this NES-inspired mouse is just a foam model, somebody needs to put these into production now.

Pxp-900 Retro 8/16/32-Bit Handheld Video Game System Looks an Awful Lot Like a Psp

Pxp-900 Retro 8/16/32-Bit Handheld Video Game System Looks an Awful Lot Like a Psp
Does this handheld gaming system look familiar at all? When I first saw it, I had to do a double-take too. While the PXP-900 steals more thant a few of it’s design cues from the Sony PSP, don’t expect it to play the latest PSP games – it only plays retro game ROMs.

Video Console Cakes Offer a Little Something Old, a Little Something New…

Video Console Cakes Offer a Little Something Old, a Little Something New…
While these lumpy cakes certainly aren’t the most precise video game inspired baked goods I’ve featured here on Technabob, this is definitely the first time I’ve seen so many console cakes congregated in the same place.

Fc Mobile 2 the Best Portable NES Gets a 1up

Fc Mobile 2 the Best Portable NES Gets a 1up
It wasn’t all that long ago that the guys from Hyperkin released the FC Mobile, a portable gaming system that could play original cartridges from your old NES console. Now, they’re getting set to release an update to the system that makes it just that much more compelling.

Dingoo A320 Handheld Gaming System Plays NES, SNES, Genesis, Gba, Neo-Geo and Capcom Arcade Games

Dingoo A320 Handheld Gaming System Plays NES, SNES, Genesis, Gba, Neo-Geo and Capcom Arcade Games
I’ve seen plenty of portable retro video game systems in my travels, but never one that attempts to cover as many bases as this one. This Chinese import plays 8-bit, 16-bit and 32-bit titles from 7 different game platforms in one compact system.

NES Controller Purse for 8-Bit Fashionistas

NES Controller Purse for 8-Bit Fashionistas
Here’s a fun accessory for you retro gamer girls out there. This old school NES controller purse was handcrafted by artist inhope. The bag was stitched together from pieces of handcut vinyl, and is a dead ringer for the iconic grey, black and red 8-bit controller.

Game-800 “Mp5” Pmp Plays Movies, Music Plus NES, Famicom, Gameboy and Mega Drive Games

Game-800 “Mp5” Pmp Plays Movies, Music Plus NES, Famicom, Gameboy and Mega Drive Games
This jack of all trades media player not only cranks out the requisite music, videos and pictures, it’ll also play your favorite retro video games. In addition to playing a wide variety of audio and video formats on its 320×240 LCD screen, the GAME-800 PMP has a software emulator on board that lets it play NES, Famicom, GameBoy, GameBoy Color and Sega Mega Drive games.

New Video Game Controller Soaps Feature Added Realism and Improved Graphics

New Video Game Controller Soaps Feature Added Realism and Improved Graphics
Remember Digitalsoaps and her Playstation bath bars? Washington’s very own gadget glycerinator is back, along with more detailed video game controller soaps, like the Xbox 360 soap: Weighing in at 7 oz., the Xbox 360 controller soap is made of shea butter and is lovingly scented with “Mountain Dew fragrance oil.”

Metal NES Controllers Look Like Artifacts From Our Gaming Past

Metal NES Controllers Look Like Artifacts From Our Gaming Past
As though the original NES controllers didn’t look great enough on their own–you’ve gotta love that sleek, simple design, if only for the nostalgia value–someone’s gone and turned them into bonafide art. These bronze and aluminum NES controllers were both cast using max models and silicone molds, and then the bronze replicas were aged to give them a unique look.

Video Game Controllers for Your Cat

Video Game Controllers for Your Cat
You may have read about this innovative video game for cats last April. Now there’s a bunch of cat toys perfect for those geeky cats who like to gnaw on the wires from your video game controllers.

NES Controller Pulls Double Duty as Mouse

NES Controller Pulls Double Duty as Mouse
When you’re playing classic games, nothing beats using the original gamepad. In fact, the good ol’ NES controller is useful for all sorts of classic games, whether or not they were made by Nintendo. It’s comfortable and familiar.

NES Quilt Celebrates Nostalgic Diversity

NES Quilt Celebrates Nostalgic Diversity
There’ve been a lot of bad-ass 8-bit quilts spread across the Internet, but usually, they’re dedicated to one game, serving as a showcase for a single NES-era memory. Not so with this quilt; this bad boy is more about the entire experience, so it’s fitting that it’s called “THE” Nintendo Quilt.

NES Controller Jacket Keeps You Warm While You Look Cool

NES Controller Jacket Keeps You Warm While You Look Cool
Imagine all the chicks you’ll attract when you walk down the street donning this awesome NES controller varsity jacket. Adorned with a larger than life NES controller on the back and an (almost)  actual-size embroidered controller on the chest, you’ll be showing off your 8-bit fanaticism whether you’re coming or going.

Off to Hyrule? Take This Zelda Cross Stitch Map

Off to Hyrule? Take This Zelda Cross Stitch Map
If you ever find yourself in a pixelated 1992, and you find that green crystals pop out when you cut grass, you should be fine as long as you have this map with you. And as long as you arrive after the Triforce has been touched.

It’S a-Me, Your Best-(Sorta)-Selling Game Ever! Wii Sports!

It’S a-Me, Your Best-(Sorta)-Selling Game Ever! Wii Sports!
Nintendo’s first money printing machine was Super Mario Bros., which sold 40 million units. What kind of game do you think could top that? A Zelda game? Pokemon? Another Mario game?  It’s none of the above, because a certain bundled game called Wii Sports has now sold at least 42 million copies.

Famicom Cart + Camera = Famicam

Famicom Cart + Camera = Famicam
Famicom cartridges, and their NES counterparts, have been turned into a great many things by the DIY community–including the consoles themselves–but this particular mod wins major cool points simply for design. Turns out a Sony point-and-shoot camera is just the right size to fit inside a hollowed out cartridge.