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Tag: Nintendo

Nintendo Talks About Mario’s Nipples

Nintendo Talks About Mario’s Nipples
Super Mario Odyssey has a lot of firsts. First and foremost, it’s a groundbreaking Super Mario game. But lately the talk has been all about Mario’s lack of a belly button, while showing off his nipples.

Dark Souls Coming to Nintendo Switch This May

Dark Souls Coming to Nintendo Switch This May
Usually when I think of Nintendo, I think of cartoony games like Super Mario Bros. and Splatoon, so when I hear about a more adult and darker title coming to a Nintendo system, it sounds weird to me.

Hyperkin Ultra GB: An Aluminum Game Boy Classic

Hyperkin Ultra GB: An Aluminum Game Boy Classic
Nostalgia among gaming nerds is big business. The NES and SNES Classic Edition retro consoles are still selling out. Obviously a Game Boy Classic Edition must be on the way from Nintendo, right? Maybe, but Hyperkin is working on its own remake and beating them to the punch.

First Person Mario 64 Will Make You Dizzy

First Person Mario 64 Will Make You Dizzy
Super Mario 64 is a classic game. It was a lot of fun. How can you make it even better? Well, you could play the game in first-person perspective. Nintendo ROM hacker Kaze Emanuar has done just that, giving the N64 game a completely different feel.

Opendo Garage Door Opener Remote: Push “B” to Open

Opendo Garage Door Opener Remote: Push “B” to Open
Has opening your garage door turned into a boring chore? Why not turn it into a video game with this fun garage door opener that looks like a classic NES controller? Of course button-mashing might result in a busted garage door, so you’ll probably want to avoid that.

Yoshi & Toad Stained Glass Mosaic: The Church of the Mushroom Kingdom

Yoshi & Toad Stained Glass Mosaic: The Church of the Mushroom Kingdom
I don’t spend much time in church, but if they had videogames there, I might show up more often. I like to think that if religious institutions had an arcade, we’d all be spending more time bending the knee to the gods of gaming.

These Classic Nintendo Consoles Play Thousands of Arcade and Other Systems’ Games

These Classic Nintendo Consoles Play Thousands of Arcade and Other Systems’ Games
Do you love to play classic arcade games? Don’t have the space for a big arcade cabinet, or the time to futz about installing and configuring emulators along with all of their convoluted config files? Then check out NewAgeRetro, who makes cool Raspberry Pi-based game emulator systems, built into 3D-printed shells that look like classic Nintendo game consoles.

Super Mario Bros. Turtle and Boo Mugs: 1up with Caffeine

Super Mario Bros. Turtle and Boo Mugs: 1up with Caffeine
Coffee and video games don’t generally mix. After all, reaching down from your controller in the middle of a game to grab a sip usually results in a nasty mouth burn or hot coffee spilled all over the place.

NES Controller Pool Float: Press “Start” to Swim

NES Controller Pool Float: Press “Start” to Swim
It’s a bit too cold here in Chicago to even think about going for a swim, but I’m pretty sure lots of us will be heading to warmer points South this winter for vacation. And if you’re going somewhere with a swimming pool, you’ll want to bring a pool float.

Nendoroid More: Robobot Armor & Kirby: Mimech

Nendoroid More: Robobot Armor & Kirby: Mimech
Good Smile Company’s latest Nendoroid action figure features the standard form of the Robobot Armor from the 3DS Game Kirby: Planet Robobot. The Mecha Knight buster comes in a bundle that includes a Kirby Nendoroid and his helmet from the game.

Super Mario Keepsake Ornaments 1Up Your Tree

Super Mario Keepsake Ornaments 1Up Your Tree
Halloween just ended, so that can only mean one thing: Thanksg… Christmas decorations! And if you’re going to have a Christmas tree this year, let it be a geeky one. These Mario ornaments from Hallmark should do the trick just fine.

Super Mario Question Block and Chain Chomp Lamps Light Up the Mushroom Kingdom

Super Mario Question Block and Chain Chomp Lamps Light Up the Mushroom Kingdom
Are you a Nintendo freak? Then you probably have spent your fair share of time with Mario and his pals. Now, you can bring a little bit of the Mushroom Kingdom to your own kingdom with this duo of fun lamps from ThinkGeek.

The Humble Beginnings of Mario Explained by Shigeru Miyamoto

The Humble Beginnings of Mario Explained by Shigeru Miyamoto
We all know Mario is an Italian plumber with overalls and a big black caterpillar mustache. However, most people don’t know the true origin story of Nintendo’s most popular character. As part of its series 8-bit Legacy: The Curious History of Video Games, the guys from Great Big Story sat down with game designer Shigeru Miyamoto to learn about the earliest days of Mario, and how he came up with the character.

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 for something a bit more versatile, you might want to check out this system out of Japan, which lets you go handheld, while also offering an HDMI output when you’re at home.

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 some truly addictive games.

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 in 1996.