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Tag: Nes

Musician Releases Album on an NES Cartridge

Musician Releases Album on an NES Cartridge
Electronic musician Alex Mauer composes music from the electronic beats and blips of the original sound chips found in classic video game systems. So it’s only appropriate that he’d release an album that plays on the classic Nintendo NES gaming system.

Classic Nintendo Controllers for Your Pc or Mac

Classic Nintendo Controllers for Your Pc or Mac
Do you long for the days of the simple, elegantly designed gamepad controllers from Nintendo’s classic gaming systems? Perfect for playing emulated games the way they were meant to be played, you can buy custom-modded versions of the 8-bit NES and 16-bit SNES joypads, ready to use with your PC or Macintosh.

Nintendo Console Gets All Soft and Squishy

Nintendo Console Gets All Soft and Squishy
Check out this awesome plush fabric Nintendo Entertainment System. Nintendo fan and seamstress extraordinaire blueblythe, hand-sewed and embroidered this amazing stuffed-felt tribute to the classic 8-bit gaming console of yore. She not only cranked out a console, but two game cartridges, a controller, a light gun and interchangeable velcro screens of Mario and Duck Hunt.

The Wii Power Glove

The Wii Power Glove
An enterprising hacker over in Japan has put together this mashup between the old school Nintendo Power Glove and a modern day Wii-mote controller. While the on-screen motion sensing is pretty much standard functionality, the modder did add some finger activated switches to replace the A and B buttons.

Giant Nintendo Controller Won’t Fit in Your Hands

Giant Nintendo Controller Won’t Fit in Your Hands
You won’t have any trouble finding the buttons on this massive replica of Nintendo’s famous NES controller. Game fan Philip Torrone and his team of builders put together this 5-foot wide joypad for the recently completed 2007 Maker Faire.

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.

Portable DVD Player Plays Movies, Tv, Mp4, Fm and Nintendo 8-Bit Games

Portable DVD Player Plays Movies, Tv, Mp4, Fm and Nintendo 8-Bit Games
Leave it to the folks in China to bring us a single portable gadget that crams so much into such a little package. The TX-0088 Portable DVD Player not only features movie playback from DVDs, it can also play MP4 format videos burned to disc or a USB flash drive.

Plezo Mp3 Player Does Game Emulation

Plezo Mp3 Player Does Game Emulation
This new MP3 player out of Korea features one special capability that makes it truly stand out from the crowd – it plays emulated video games. The Plezo PMG-250 media player features technology that lets it play classic (and not so classic) games from Sega MegaDrive, Nintendo NES and GameBoy Color consoles.

Rare Nintendo Kiosk System on Ebay

Rare Nintendo Kiosk System on Ebay
This eBay listing is for serious fans of the old Nintendo Entertainment System only. It’s a special NES in-store kiosk that holds multiple game cartridges and lets you flip between them using pushbutton switch. The box has a custom version of the NES with twelve cartridge slots, five controller ports, and even the ability to limit play times so kids wouldn’t hog the machine.

The $10 Playstation 3

The $10 Playstation 3
The guys over at Destructoid dug up this $10 beauty. It’s a cheap gaming system which looks NOTHING like Sony’s PlayStation 3, but has the audacity to package itself as a “SONY PS3.” The system actually appears to be one of those shoddy “Famiclone” systems designed to play old games from the Nintendo Entertainment System (aka “Famicom” in Japan.)

Play Original NES and SNES Games With the Fctwin

Play Original NES and SNES Games With the Fctwin
Got an itch to play some old Nintendo and Super Nintendo games? The FCTwin console lets you play both NES and SNES cartridges using a single, low priced console. While it’s definitely not an official Nintendo product, the console does play original cartridges from the popular retro gaming systems.

Retro NES Skin for the Nintendo Wii

Retro NES Skin for the Nintendo Wii
If you’re feeling nostalgic for the game systems of the 80’s, but still want all that the latest consoles have to offer, look no further than the Retro Revolution skin for the Nintendo Wii. DecalGirl’s 8-bit NES skin for the Wii is made out of vinyl and features a protective gloss coating.

“NES” Paul Electric Guitar Mod

“NES” Paul Electric Guitar Mod
“Don’t Touch it, Don’t even look at it…” Actually, I don’t seem to remember seeing this one in Nigel Tufnel’s guitar collection… The NES Paul electric guitar case mod, is the mutant offspring of musician/gamer, Jason Cox (aka ‘XOC’,) who decided to meld two of his favorite passions into a single ax of doom.

Play Nintendo NES Games Online for Free

Play Nintendo NES Games Online for Free
Can’t wait to get your new Nintendo Wii so you can download and play classic NES games? Over at vNES, you can get a head start by playing 395 games from the old Nintendo online, right now.

Nintendo NES Controller Alarm Clock

Nintendo NES Controller Alarm Clock
The folks over at ThinkGeek have just started carrying this fun little Japanese import. It’s a portable alarm clock that’s shaped like case from the classic Nintendo NES joypad. Looks like they went with the color scheme from the Japanese original Famicom system though.