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FC Pocket HDMI Combines Portable Famicom Gaming with HDMI Output

FC Pocket HDMI Combines Portable Famicom Gaming with HDMI Output
I recently had the opportunity to test out Retro-Bit’s RES+ console, which lets you play classic 8-bit Nintendo games over an HDMI connection, resulting in image quality heretofore unseen from these classic games. If you’re looking…

Nintendo Game Boy Classic Watch Sadly Doesn’t Play Tetris

Nintendo Game Boy Classic Watch Sadly Doesn’t Play Tetris
While it wasn’t the first handheld game system, the Nintendo Game Boy was the first one that really mattered. Despite the limitations of its green and grey LCD screen, it offered up a smart design, and…
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Super Mario 64 Gets Online Multiplayer Mod, Chaos Ensues

Super Mario 64 Gets Online Multiplayer Mod, Chaos Ensues
Super Mario 64 is still considered one of the greatest video games of all time. Its combination of great 3D platforming and innovative control and camera scheme was pretty groundbreaking when it first came out back…

Monopoly Gamer Nintendo Edition Powers up the Board Game

Monopoly Gamer Nintendo Edition Powers up the Board Game
There’s been a Nintendo-themed Monopoly board game for a number of years, but frankly, it was just regular Monopoly with some different properties, and some rather hard to identify metal tokens. Video game fans will definitely…

WIRED x Super Mario Bros. Watches: It’s Mushroom Kingdom Time!

WIRED x Super Mario Bros. Watches: It’s Mushroom Kingdom Time!
Despite the fact that I wear an Apple Watch most days, there are still times where I’d rather wear a watch with a bit more style and a good old analog dial. One of these sweet…

Retro-Bit RES+ NES Console Review: HDMI Adds Sharp Visuals to Classic Nintendo Games

Retro-Bit RES+ NES Console Review: HDMI Adds Sharp Visuals to Classic Nintendo Games
These days, there are a number of ways to play classic Nintendo 8-bit games, from PC ROM emulators to Nintendo’s own NES Classic Edition console. But those methods take the original cartridges out of the mix.…

Is a Nintendo 64 Classic Edition In The Works?

Is a Nintendo 64 Classic Edition In The Works?
Look at this glorious line art. No that isn’t a new Rebel fighter from the coming Star Wars flick. This is a basic line art drawing of a Nintendo 64 controller. I spent many, many days…

Splatoon Anime Hits YouTube August 12

Splatoon Anime Hits YouTube August 12
If you are a fan of the Nintendo game franchise Splatoon, and also like anime, prepare to get excited. Word has surfaced that a Splatoon anime will be launching on YouTube on August 12. The series…

Classic Video Game Themes Played Backwards

Classic Video Game Themes Played Backwards
The video games of old, like Super Mario Bros. and Tetris had some of the best music ever. But would we even recognize them if the music were played backwards? Listen and find out. Musician Stemage …

This Keychain-Sized Game Boy Emulator Actually Works

This Keychain-Sized Game Boy Emulator Actually Works
Builder Vincent Buso uploaded this short video demo of the Keymu. It is basically the Game Boy Advance SP shrunk down to an ultra-portable keychain size. It is awesome. If you have fingers small enough to…

Nintendo Switch Controller Cookies: Nintendo Noms

Nintendo Switch Controller Cookies: Nintendo Noms
Looking for a yummy snack to eat while you play your Nintendo Switch? Well, here it is. Los Angeles baker Rosanna Pansino teamed up with Matthew Patrick of The Game Theorists to make some Nintendo Switch…

SNES Classic Release Date Announced

SNES Classic Release Date Announced
So it looks like the rumors are true. Nintendo is getting ready to launch the SNES Classic, a miniature version of the original Super Nintendo Entertainment System. Now we have learned that the palm-sized system will…

Super Mario Bros. As an Augmented Reality Game

Super Mario Bros. As an Augmented Reality Game
Forget Pokémon Go. I want to play Super Mario Bros. in augmented reality. Well, coder and designer Abhishek Singh has done it. He has recreated “World 1-1” from the game in Unity3D. Super Mario Bros. has…

Link Wants All the Money in “Race for Rupees”

Link Wants All the Money in “Race for Rupees”
How many hours have you spent smashing pots in the various Legend of Zelda games in your endless quest for rupees? Too many. Even though there have been many short films, comics and cartoons about Link,…

Japanese Airport to Offer Nintendo Check-In

Japanese Airport to Offer Nintendo Check-In
If you travel through Kansai International Airport in Osaka, you will soon be greeted by Nintendo characters everywhere. Because Japan. Beginning on June 23, Nintendo is setting up a special check-in area at the airport’s Terminal…

Mario’s Lost Kart Turns up in a Junkyard

Mario’s Lost Kart Turns up in a Junkyard
Nukazooka created this fun short film titled Mario’s Lost Kart. The video is about a guy who purchases an old go kart from a junkyard after his ride breaks down. What he doesn’t realize is that…
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