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Tag: Nintendo

Custom Pikachu & Sonic Crossover Amiibo: Gotta Go Catch ‘Em Both

Custom Pikachu & Sonic Crossover Amiibo: Gotta Go Catch ‘Em Both
Amiibo are frustratingly rare as it is, but many collectors and artists have taken to customizing Nintendo’s collectibles to make them even more distinctive. Joining this growing market is one of our favorite action modders John Mallamas aka Jin Saotome.

Legend of Zelda Pixelated Swords: Anti-danger Sticks

Legend of Zelda Pixelated Swords: Anti-danger Sticks
Etsy shop Gothelf Bros Studios makes these wooden replicas of Link’s swords from The Legend of Zelda. There’s the Wooden Sword, the White Sword and the Magic Sword. Isn’t the Old Man kind of an ass for not giving the Magic Sword to Link right away?

Hyperkin Smart Boy Concept Adds Game Boy Cartridge Slot and Controls to the iPhone 6 Plus

Hyperkin Smart Boy Concept Adds Game Boy Cartridge Slot and Controls to the iPhone 6 Plus
Retro console maker Hyperkin pulled a ThinkGeek this past April Fools, using the day as a risk-free consumer survey. The company released a “fake” press statement about a concept called the Smart Boy, an add-on for the iPhone 6 Plus that adds a Game Boy and Game Boy Color cartridge slot and physical controls.

My Retro Game Box Sends You Classic Video Games Every Month: For Casual Collectors

My Retro Game Box Sends You Classic Video Games Every Month: For Casual Collectors
While some geeky gift box subscriptions offer merchandise related to your favorite games, the new UK-based My Retro Game Box actually sends video games, albeit used ones from classic systems. For about $35 (USD) you’ll get one to three used games from cartridge-based consoles every month.

Gundam as Classic Consoles: Hyperdimension Gundamia

Gundam as Classic Consoles: Hyperdimension Gundamia
We’ve seen Optimus Prime and Megatron as the PlayStation and Sega Mega Drive respectively. Here are various Gundam dressed up as even older consoles: Famicom, Super Famicom, Sega Mega Drive, PC Engine aka Turbografx-16 and two Game Boys.

NES Wedding Cake: Nuptial Edible System

NES Wedding Cake: Nuptial Edible System
Australian cake shop Cara Mia Cake made this realistic life-size NES cake for Vanessa and Chris Harding’s wedding. Instead of plastic and metal the chocolate cake is “filled with a cookies and cream white chocolate ganache.”

New Nintendo 3DS SNES Decal: So it is New or Old?!

New Nintendo 3DS SNES Decal: So it is New or Old?!
The New Nintendo 3DS’ face buttons were inspired by the Super Famicom controller. Etsy shop Epic Pal Designs must have thought, “Why stop there?”, and made this cool set of SNES decals for the handheld. The set consists of a decal for the buttons, the top screen, the lid and the rear cover.

Blue Willow Plates with Game Boy Graphics

Blue Willow Plates with Game Boy Graphics
At first glance these plates look like typical vintage Blue Willow plates, but upon closer inspection you will see that they actually combine the Willow pattern with graphics from Game Boy versions of the Legend of Zelda and Pokémon games.

LEGO Super Mario Noisemakers: 8-bit Blocks

LEGO Super Mario Noisemakers: 8-bit Blocks
Fans of LEGO and Super Mario Bros. will definitely want to check out Baron von Brunks‘ LEGO-based Super Mario noisemakers. These colorful LEGO Mushrooms and Starmen were each made with electronic circuits inside so they can light up and play music from the classic Nintendo franchise.

Luigi Wouldn’t Recognize Mario Sans Mustache and Hat

Luigi Wouldn’t Recognize Mario Sans Mustache and Hat
Two of the most famous characters in the Nintendoverse are Mario and Luigi, the Super Mario Bros. Mario is one of those characters that is completely fixed to his outfit and grooming style. Without the overalls, moustache, and hat, Mario is a different person.

Metroid Samus Helmet: Are You Looking at My Headgear, Kraid?

Metroid Samus Helmet: Are You Looking at My Headgear, Kraid?
If you want to become galactic bounty hunter, upgrade your noggin with this awesome Metroid Samus helmet. This replica looks authentic and was made by Etsy artist Raptorwithashotgun, who apparently put the shotgun down long enough to create this gaming work of art.

Nintendo 64 Coffee Table Base: Insert Glass Top

Nintendo 64 Coffee Table Base: Insert Glass Top
A few years ago, we saw a beautifully made coffee table based on the Nintendo 64 logo. If you’ve ever wanted one but can’t tell a hammer from a, uh, from another woodworking… stuff, Geeks With Wood is your man.

Wii U Hack Enables Use of Unreleased Amiibo: Ghost out of the Shell

Wii U Hack Enables Use of Unreleased Amiibo: Ghost out of the Shell
Amiibo has become quite a hit for Nintendo, and the company seems keen to roll out as many characters as it can as soon as possible. YouTuber Mema Haxx – who created the Wii U GamePad hack libdrc –seems to have uncovered at least two Amiibo that have yet to be released or announced.

This 8-bit Super Mario Quilt Was Made by a Super Grandmother

This 8-bit Super Mario Quilt Was Made by a Super Grandmother
Grandmothers like to do things like playing Bingo, quilting and crocheting. Sometimes they are even hip enough to know who Mario is even if some of them think he’s a real plumber. Sometimes they even make an awesome Mario quilt and give it to you for Christmas.

Mario Gets AI So He Can Play His Way

Mario Gets AI So He Can Play His Way
The thought of a Mario with feelings and the ability to make his own decision in game is a bit strange, but that is exactly what a team of researchers claim they have been able to do.

Model G1 NES Arcade Machine: Famicade

Model G1 NES Arcade Machine: Famicade
Whereas the Analogue Nt is a sleek retro-futuristic take on the NES and Famicom, Dave Nunez’ Model G1 has a Bauhaus-inspired design, like some random doodad you’d find gathering dust in the corner of an antique shop.