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Tag: Nes

iPhone 5 NES Controller Case: Gamer’s Bubble Wrap

iPhone 5 NES Controller Case: Gamer’s Bubble Wrap
The past week saw the release of two natively supported controllers for iOS devices, potentially ushering in an era of more complex games for Apple’s devices. But older gamers yearning for the halcyon days of their hobby may be more excited about ThinkGeek’s NES controller case for the iPhone 5.

Deconstructed Video Game Controllers: The ABXY’s of Gaming

Deconstructed Video Game Controllers: The ABXY’s of Gaming
If you love staring at gadget teardowns, check out photographer Brandon Allen’s Deconstructed. It’s a series of images of dissected video game controllers, their parts neatly arranged for the camera. All of the controllers in Brandon’s series were donated and heavily used (some of them don’t work anymore) hence the dust and worn out parts.

Entertainment Flask: Sip, Don’t Blow on This NES Cartridge

Entertainment Flask: Sip, Don’t Blow on This NES Cartridge
It’s the eve of the launch of the PS4 and one week before the Xbox One’s arrival, and I just realized something. We pay $60 for video games these days, and they all are packaged in the same old boring round discs.

Portable NES Inspired by NES Controller: Game Boy Macro

Portable NES Inspired by NES Controller: Game Boy Macro
A couple of years ago we featured the HandyNES, the portable NES console by Sharon Smith aka lovablechevy. Earlier this year she got her first commission, and it was for another HandyNES. But her client had a great idea: to make the handheld look like the NES controller.

NECA NES RoboCop Action Figure: Alex Murphy is Feeling Blue

NECA NES RoboCop Action Figure: Alex Murphy is Feeling Blue
NECA’s upcoming RoboCop action figure caters to a tiny slice of Alex Murphy fans: the now grown men and women who played the 1989 NES RoboCop game. To everyone else, it’ll look like someone dropped the toy in a jar of ink, but in reality it’s the future of law enforcement rendered in the past of video game graphics.

Custom Mega Man 2 25th Anniversary NES: Retro Master

Custom Mega Man 2 25th Anniversary NES: Retro Master
The first Mega Man game celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, while its sequel is still “only” 24 years old. But it was Mega Man 2 that catapulted the Blue Bomber and his franchise to fame, and is widely considered to be one of the best videogames of all time.

Breaking Bad NES Cartridge: Console Gray

Breaking Bad NES Cartridge: Console Gray
After five amazing seasons, Vince Gilligan’s Breaking Bad is finally coming to an end. Other than the occasional conversation between Badger and Skinny Pete show doesn’t have a lot to do with videogames, but excellence radiates beyond boundaries.

The Nebula of NES Games by Pop Chart Lab: Super Nintendo Galaxy 8

The Nebula of NES Games by Pop Chart Lab: Super Nintendo Galaxy 8
Chart specialists – chartists? chartologists? – Pop Chart Lab crammed all 709 officially released games for the NES in one print. The spiral chart has 8 arms, each representing a different genre – platformer, RPG, fighter etc.

Nintendo Light Gun Chandelier Zaps the Darkness Away

Nintendo Light Gun Chandelier Zaps the Darkness Away
Why didn’t I think of this? J.J. Hendricks built this awesome chandelier out of old NES light guns. You know, the trusty old orange Duck Hunt zappers.

Got a 3D Printer? Print This Tiny Atari 2600 and NES

Got a 3D Printer? Print This Tiny Atari 2600 and NES
A few years back, I posted a tiny papercraft model of the Nintendo DS Lite that was a big hit. A bit later, I found some teensy paper models of other gadgets and video game consoles.

Nintendo Controller LED Wall Art: A Gamepad for your Pad

Nintendo Controller LED Wall Art: A Gamepad for your Pad
Looking for something classy to hang on the wall of your man-cave? Something that screams video game geek, but has a classy feel? Well, this Nintendo Controller LED Light Art may be just the thing.

Emulator Cabinet Works with 75 Controllers, 30+ Consoles and 2 Happy Players

Emulator Cabinet Works with 75 Controllers, 30+ Consoles and 2 Happy Players
These days you can run dozens of classic games on a PC using emulators. If you’re good with modding hardware, you may be able to connect the right controller for the console you’re emulating. But if you’re Patrice Daubaire, you take it one step further.

NES Fabric: Time to Decor8-Bit

NES Fabric: Time to Decor8-Bit
Gamers looking to redecorate their homes should definitely consider making some curtains or pillows out of this awesome fabric.

NESPo: The 3D-printed NES Portable

NESPo: The 3D-printed NES Portable
We’ve seen plenty of awesome NES casemods and portables over the years, but this example is 3D-printed. It is called the NESPo and was made by modder Dave Nunez. Dave used a Nintendo-on-a-chip (NOAC), because he didn’t want to destroy an original console.

Mike Tyson Plays Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out

Mike Tyson Plays Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out
Here’s something you don’t see every day. Mike Tyson playing Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out on the NES. For the first time. Yeah, I’m not sure I believe that, but then again, it’s not like Mike can act, so it’s probably true.

Konami Code Tattoo: I Guess He Has 30 Arms Now

Konami Code Tattoo: I Guess He Has 30 Arms Now
Fashionably Geek reader Kevin Pacheco had Konami’s transcendent cheat code tattooed on his arm. Apparently the images of the buttons and directional pads are the same size as the ones on the NES controller.