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.
LEGO enthusiast Dirk aka dm_meister built pumpkin-sized versions of the mushroom power-ups from the Mario games. There’s the red Super Mushroom, the blue Mini Mushroom and the green 1-up Mushroom. Each model is made of almost 3,000 bricks and weighs 10lb.
Chris McVeigh is on a roll. Shortly after releasing his tiny LEGO consoles, the man who calls himself Powerpig has released another miniature LEGO trinket. This one’s aimed at Christmas-loving gamers. It’s a LEGO question block ornament.
Earlier this year we saw the awesome oversized N64 pillow made by Donna Marie Evans. Donna was bombarded by requests for the pillow, but last month a customer asked her to make a controller pillow from an earlier Nintendo console.
Back in 2009 we saw a dude who went as a playable Game Boy for Halloween. This year YouTuber MikeHandidate went as an updated version: a Game Boy Color. Perhaps realizing how awkward it would be to have the handheld’s buttons on his body, he chose to place the controls on his hands.
Over the years, I’ve seen some pretty impressive custom-built handhelds, and here’s another that’s definitely worth checking out. This Nintendo 64 portable system features a beautiful aluminum case, and even aluminum buttons.
Over the last few days, Nintendo announced that the Nintendo Wii game console would be going out of production in Japan. With the console ending production, it would be easy to assume the console no longer be available to purchase once existing stocks run out.
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.
A plain old journal is not good enough for the video game fanatic. Especially after you have laid eyes on these amazing books. These mythical journals were inspired by the Legend of Zelda games and they get all of the details pitch perfect.
If you drew a Venn diagram of gamers and coffee drinkers, I think you’d find there’s a pretty large intersection between the two groups. So what better way to store your coffee machine pods but in a game of Donkey Kong?
We’ve seen a full-sized arcade cabinet hacked to control a Nintendo DS. Redditor button-masher decided to cram the handheld into a tiny arcade cabinet instead. Then he went to great lengths to make it look like a real arcade cabinet, adding tiny joysticks and buttons, a marquee and even a couple of coin slots.
Mario is always on the hunt for his Princess, but she always seems to be in another castle. But it turns out she might actually be taking up residence in your castle thanks to this lovely Princess Peach quilt.
Halloween isn’t even here yet, and here I am talking about Christmas already. Forget those traditional ornaments like angels, snowmen and Santas. Geek up your tree this year and deck the halls with some Nintendo spirit.
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.
Sure, you’ve played Super Mario Bros. with your friends, but I bet you have never played it with 974 people at once. Well, that happened. At the 2013 Gamescom in Germany, Stabyourself.net recorded 974 people playing their custom Super Mario Bros.
deviantART member Zoki64 specializes in Nintendo 64 case mods. One of his latest creations is this TRON: Legacy-themed mod, complete with glow in the dark paint. I guess you could call it CLU – a console that lights up.