Nintendo recently decided to retire the NES Classic Mini, even though many people still want one and can’t find one. It was a hit last Christmas, but stock problems made it very hard to acquire. Now, Nintendo decided to kill it completely.
So your company has a wildly popular product that people are clamoring for to the point that there are widespread shortages, and you can’t keep up with demand? What do you do? Well if you are Nintendo you say EFF THOSE GUYS and discontinue the product.
It’s a notebook. It’s a Game Boy. Note Boy! Game Book! Now you’re playing with paper! This notebook looks like the classic Game Boy from your youth. But it does more than just look awesome. It has a holographic Super Mario Land screen that appears to move.
This barrel-shaped Legend of Zelda themed arcade cabinet is not only fun to play, but a great piece of home decor too. It comes from Redditor LetsbuildsomeShit. He is living up to his name big time with this awesome build.
Kids are super creative, wspecially when they have to be. What do you do when your mom won’t buy you a game console? If you are this kid, you build one for yourself.
Twitter user Ama-chan’s kid brother created this cardboard Nintendo Switch because their mother wouldn’t buy the real thing.
Check out this Nintendo Switch controller cosplaying as a Gamecube pad. This colorful controller is the work of Boss Fight Props, who normally makes cosplay gear, and it really does look much cooler with a Gamecube theme.
Taste the Mushroom Kingdom in every bite of these neat Mario mushroom blondies from Food Network. Sadly, these mushrooms won’t make you grow super big or give you the power to shoot fireballs, but they will be delicious.
Are you a Legend of Zelda fan? Nah. You thought you were, but you haven’t seen Allen Pan’s crib yet. His entire house is ocarina-powered. That’s a true Zelda fan. Your countless hours of devotion suddenly mean nothing.
Pop-up shops, restaurants, and bars can pop up anywhere, at any time. Hence the name. So you never know when you are going to encounter a bar like this Super Mario pop-up bar. It just showed up like a magical portal to the Mushroom kingdom, in a mysterious, unidentified location.
Back in the NES days, the game cartridges were typically all grey. One of the cool things about The Legend of Zelda was that the cartridge was golden and shiny. If you ever played that game, you will immediately recognize this Zelda Hydration Cartridge.
As you may or may not know, the Nintendo Switch’s Pro Controller is partially translucent, so you can look inside the guts of the accessory and see cool stuff. But there are some secrets within that are still hard to spot.
I’m a sucker for old video game box art. My favorite systems when it comes to art were the Atari 2600 and the Nintendo Entertainment System. Back in those days they were able to sell the hell out of a game based on the box art alone.
To celebrate the release of the Nintendo Switch and Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild this week, Pies are Awesome created this colorful Princess Zelda pie. It looks delicious. I’ll take 10 of them please!
I remember when the Nintendo Game Boy came out back in the day and we were all super excited that you could play games on the go. The graphics were terrible though. If you want to relive that mobile retro gaming action, the Game Boy 16oz heat change mug is just the ticket.