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Tag: Retro

Hyperkin Retro n 3 System Plays NES, SNES and Genesis in One Console

Hyperkin Retro n 3 System Plays NES, SNES and Genesis in One Console
They guys at Hyperkin keep outdoing themselves with their line of retro consoles. The latest console, called the Retro N 3, can play games from the original Nintendo Entertainment System, Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis in a single system.

Prince of Parking Lot: Jordan Mechner’S Brother Acting Out Prince’S Moves

Prince of Parking Lot: Jordan Mechner’S Brother Acting Out Prince’S Moves
Jordan Mechner – creator of classics like Karateka and Prince of Persia, among other things – posted his old journal entries on his website. The journal – which Mechner started in 1985 after graduating from college – tells “how Prince of Persia came to be, and how it almost didn’t.”

Star Wars Father’S Day Greeting Card Plays Video

Star Wars Father’S Day Greeting Card Plays Video
Because nothing is more heartwarming than a Father’s Day card with Darth Vader’s mug on the front. After all, he was the best dad, ever. Seriously though this is probably the coolest greeting card that Hallmark will ever create; it even has built-in video clips showing fatherly moments from the only original trilogy.

Love the New Doctor? Get a Tardis Cookie Jar!

Love the New Doctor? Get a Tardis Cookie Jar!
If you’re like me, you’ve already started watching the new season of Doctor Who on BBC with the new Doctor, played by Matt Smith. But if you can’t get enough of the Doctor, you might want to grab this TARDIS-themed cookie jar.

Hero Core: Nothing but Plain Old Fun

Hero Core: Nothing but Plain Old Fun
Indie developer Daniel Remar’s upcoming PC game Hero Core is just about as old school as shooters and platformers get. The game sports Game Boy-era black and white graphics, and pays homage to earlier incarnations of Metroid and Mega Man.

Cream Fox: the Creepiest Game You’Ll Play Today

Cream Fox: the Creepiest Game You’Ll Play Today
While the one-line description of Pixeljam’s Cream Wolf is “You drive an ice cream truck,” there’s something far more insidious going on in this quirky retro-style Flash game. Basically, the objective of the game is to drive around your neighborhood in an ice cream truck, and take their orders for delicious ice cream cones.

Intruderchron Space Invaders Clock: It’S Pixel Time!

Intruderchron Space Invaders Clock: It’S Pixel Time!
Modder Dataman recently got his hands on Adafruit’s Monochron Pong Clock and massaged it into this cool Space Invaders clock – nicknamed the Intruderchron. Even though originally, the video game Space Invaders came out 6 years after Pong, the Space Invaders clock uses the same hardware as the Pong clock.

Mythbuster Adam Savage Makes the Perfect Blade Runner Blaster Replica

Mythbuster Adam Savage Makes the Perfect Blade Runner Blaster Replica
Mythbuster Adam Savage has been obsessed with producing an accurate replica blaster from Blade Runner for years. The original gun was used by Replicant-hunter Deckard, played by a young Harrison Ford. But if you’re reading this site, you probably already know that.

TRON Legacy HD Trailer Hits the Web

TRON Legacy HD Trailer Hits the Web
Between you and me, Tron was a great movie. I really liked it. Unlike some movies, it stands the test of time pretty well. When I recently watched it again, and I wasn’t disappointed. Today, a new Tron Legacy trailer was leaked on the internet in full HD.

Seiko’S Pyramidtalk Makes a Comeback

Seiko’S Pyramidtalk Makes a Comeback
For some reason, Seiko decided to reissue this clock, which was last popular when Ronald Reagan was President. You got to admit though, there is something about it. This talking pyramid clock was all the rage back in 1984 when it was released.

The Amazing Retro-Styled Philco Pc

The Amazing Retro-Styled Philco Pc
I love my laptops, but this amazing concept PC might just make us want to get back into desktops! This incredible looking PC looks like a retro-styled TV. The Philco PC was designed by Dave Schultze, which was inspired by the classic Philco Predicta TVs from the fifties.

Matias Tactile Pro 3 Keyboard: the Mac Gets a Real Keyboard Again

Matias Tactile Pro 3 Keyboard: the Mac Gets a Real Keyboard Again
While many of you might like the industrial design of the keyboards that Apple has been churning out for the last several years, I still long for keys that FEEL like keys. Thankfully, the guys over at Matias have the same sentiment and are getting ready to release a new Mac keyboard with REAL keys, not those wimpy “chiclet” buttons.

Star Wars Baby Costumes: Force Awwwwww

Star Wars Baby Costumes: Force Awwwwww
I know that Halloween’s still more than a month away, but after seeing the awesomely cute Barf Vader, I decided to do a thorough research on – okay I hit Amazon. and Etsy. More on that later; let’s just say that most of the costumes will make your spawn ten times more adorable, while some will probably cause your child to hate you when he or she grows up and sees your old Halloween pictures.

Spoilt Movie Spoiler T-Shirt: Wear It and Your Death is Guaranteed

Spoilt Movie Spoiler T-Shirt: Wear It and Your Death is Guaranteed
…That is, if the people around you haven’t seen – or finished – any of the movies that it refers to. From The Usual Suspects, to Donnie Darko and even Citizen Kane, the Spoilt shirt design offends people from all walks of life.

Marc Ecko Limited Edition Star Wars Hoodies: Style Blessed by the Force

Marc Ecko Limited Edition Star Wars Hoodies: Style Blessed by the Force
I’m not a big Star Wars nut, but I would gladly hand over my money for these awesome Star Wars hoodies by Marc Ecko. I want all of them. Here are some of the designs: That’s the Vader hoodie ($100 (USD)) together with the X Wing Pilot hoodie ($150).

Computer Algorithm Does Not Play Mario, It Solves Mario

Computer Algorithm Does Not Play Mario, It Solves Mario
The Mario AI Competition “is about learning, or otherwise developing, the best controller (agent) for a version of Super Mario Bros.” Programmers have to come up with AI that can solve a “heavily modified version” of the game Infinite Mario Bros.