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Tag: Nintendo

Nintendo 3DS Homebrew Channel Won’t Need Flash Cart or Play Pirated Games: Mobile Unicorn

Nintendo 3DS Homebrew Channel Won’t Need Flash Cart or Play Pirated Games: Mobile Unicorn
Thanks to a number of exploits, the Nintendo DS had a healthy homebrew scene. But the exploits also led to one of the most convenient forms of video game piracy: flash cartridges, or flash carts. Thankfully, homebrew fans could be in for a treat, because hacker Smealum is working on a homebrew channel for the Nintendo 3DS using an exploit that isn’t enough to play pirated 3DS games.

Raspberry Pi Gamer Retro Console: Because Non-techies Get Nostalgic Too

Raspberry Pi Gamer Retro Console: Because Non-techies Get Nostalgic Too
We’ve featured many retro gaming devices based on the Raspberry Pi, but most of them are not for sale and can only be done by experienced makers. If you’d like your own Raspberry Pi-powered retro console, check out this promising Kickstarter.

Mario Reversible Backpack Holds All Your Mushrooms and Coins

Mario Reversible Backpack Holds All Your Mushrooms and Coins
It’ll be time to go back to school soon enough, and you have to keep your kid in style. Yourself too. This Super Mario Bros. themed backpack is perfect for your child or your inner child.

The Legend of Zelda Monopoly: It’s Dangerous to Pass GO Alone

The Legend of Zelda Monopoly: It’s Dangerous to Pass GO Alone
Nintendo has a monopoly in the Legend of Zelda franchise. Literally. The Legend of Zelda version of Monopoly was actually announced a few months ago, but now we have some images. Read on to see what the finished version of the game will look like.

Handheld & Computer Wars Veteran Pins: Blood, Sweat & Pixels

Handheld & Computer Wars Veteran Pins: Blood, Sweat & Pixels
We’ve featured Supermandolini’s Console Wars Veteran Pins. But of course battles are fought on other platforms as well, which is why the studio also made Computer Wars Veteran Pins, for the master race’s grizzled combatants. Meanwhile, Supermandolini’s latest gaming-themed pin is for field agents, those who were first to stack blocks, wake Link and collect ’em all.

Custom Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 30th Anniversary NES: Turtles in Time

Custom Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 30th Anniversary NES: Turtles in Time
Last year we checked out a radical Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles-themed NES by console modding duo Platinumfungi and Custom NES Guy. The duo’s latest work is another NES casemod based on the heroes in a half shell, but this time it’s an homage to the franchise’s first comic book (and first appearance for that matter), which was in black and white with a dollop of red on the cover.

Make Your Own Concrete Thwomp

Make Your Own Concrete Thwomp
Like most Mario video game characters, Thwomps are bad guys, yet are still somehow cute. These spiked cinder blocks have personality. Sure, they are trying to pulverize you, but you still have to love them.

Fire Emblem Engagement Ring Box: A Token of S-Support

Fire Emblem Engagement Ring Box: A Token of S-Support
When Redditor PrionBacon and his fiancée met for the first time, the turn-based strategy series Fire Emblem proved to be their icebreaker. So for his proposal, he decided to present the engagement ring in a jewelry box that looks like the Fire Emblem, or at least the version that’s in the Nintendo 3DS game Fire Emblem: Awakening.

NES30 Bluetooth Gamepad: U, U, D, D, L, R, L, R, B, A… X, Y?

NES30 Bluetooth Gamepad: U, U, D, D, L, R, L, R, B, A… X, Y?
A company called 8Bitdo is selling a gamepad that looks just like the NES controller, except it has additional buttons and can connect to desktop computers and mobile devices via Bluetooth or USB. The NES30 appears to be a reskin of 8Bitdo’s FC30 gamepad, which – you guessed it – looks like the Famicom controller.

Storage Box Mario Mural: Super Storage Bros.

Storage Box Mario Mural: Super Storage Bros.
Storage boxes come in pretty handy for organizing our stuff, but who knew that you could create amazing art with them? At the 25th annual International stationery and office products fair in Tokyo, a British company called Really Useful Products decided to have some fun.

Game Boy Digital Timer: Watch and (No) Game

Game Boy Digital Timer: Watch and (No) Game
This Game Boy timer will come in handy in the kitchen. I could have used one of these back in the day, to let me know when to change the batteries in my actual Game Boy.

SNES & Super Famicom-themed Backlit GBAs: Super Family Entertainment

SNES & Super Famicom-themed Backlit GBAs: Super Family Entertainment
Retro console mod shop Rose Colored Gaming is going to release two special Game Boy Advance variants this month. The shop’s Super Family Entertainment series features the original Game Boy Advance with an SNES and a Super Famicom paint job.

Mario Kart Hub Cap Art Will Give Luigi Something to Stare at

Mario Kart Hub Cap Art Will Give Luigi Something to Stare at
If you are looking for some new rims for your real life Mario Kart, look what artist Ashley Hay has done with her recycled art project. She has created some sweet rims that are just begging to roll down Rainbow Road.

Player Beats Super Mario Bros. in under Five Minutes

Player Beats Super Mario Bros. in under Five Minutes
I don’t care how good you are at playing Super Mario Bros., you have to be impressed by someone beating the game in under five minutes during a speedrun. This is a new record, and the gamer who did it goes by the name Blubbler.

Super Mario Diorama Playsets: Real Life Mario Maker

Super Mario Diorama Playsets: Real Life Mario Maker
We’ve seen Super Mario Bros. dioramas made from paper and from 3D printed sandstone. Now you can make your own Super Mario levels with Bandai’s S.H. Figuarts Super Mario action figure and diorama playsets. In case you’re not familiar with S.H.

Pokémon Center Mega Evolution Plush Toys Don’t Need Mega Plush Stones

Pokémon Center Mega Evolution Plush Toys Don’t Need Mega Plush Stones
Pokémon X & Y took the series’ evolution mechanic to 11 with the introduction of Mega Evolution, a superior albeit temporary evolved form for select monsters. But these officially licensed plush toys will stay Mega Evolved whether in or out of battle.