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Giveaway: Win an SNES Classic Game System!

Giveaway: Win an SNES Classic Game System!
The ’90s were a pretty great decade. The Fresh Prince was all the rage, the TV show Friends was on the air, and the 16-bit video games were pure magic. Relive the games of that decade with The Super NES Classic Edition Giveaway. You’re sure to feel ultra nostalgic when you see all of the classic Super NES games that are included in this little system.

The Last Jedi Lightsaber Battle in 16-Bit

The Last Jedi Lightsaber Battle in 16-Bit
Star Wars: The Last Jedi really polarized fans. Whether you loved or hated it, most people would probably agree that there were a few great scenes, like the lightsaber battle in Snoke’s throne room for instance.
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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. They build RetroPie-based systems, running on a Raspberry Pi 3 board, and come pre-loaded and ready to play.

SNES Classic Release Date Announced

SNES Classic Release Date Announced
So it looks like the rumors are true. Nintendo is getting ready to launch the SNES Classic, a miniature version of the original Super Nintendo Entertainment System. Now we have learned that the palm-sized system will be available on September 29th with 21 games built-in, including the never-released Star Fox 2.

Nintendo May Make an SNES Mini

Nintendo May Make an SNES Mini
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.

This SNES Micro Was Sculpted from Clay, Plastic and a Raspberry Pi

This SNES Micro Was Sculpted from Clay, Plastic and a Raspberry Pi
I played the heck out of the Super Nintendo back in the day. If you want to get in on some classic emulation in a package much smaller than the original SNES, this is for you.

SNES Controller Coffee Table: Get Your Feet off My Gamepad!

SNES Controller Coffee Table: Get Your Feet off My Gamepad!
I’ve already seen several coffee tables that look like a giant NES controller, but this is the first time I’ve seen one modeled after an SNES controller. Perhaps it’s that the Super Nintendo’s controller isn’t as iconic, but it still makes for a pretty awesome conversation piece. This Super Nintendo controller table was designed by Charles Lushear of Bohemian Workbench, and it looks like a dead ringer for the original SNES gamepad, complete with purpley-blue buttons.

Watch Every Nintendo and Super Nintendo Game Title Screen (in 12 Hours)

Watch Every Nintendo and Super Nintendo Game Title Screen (in 12 Hours)
Have you played every Nintendo and Super Nintendo game that ever was? Are you sure? Do you have a life? Well, you can check out these two videos which feature every title screen for every game made for the Nintendo and Super Nintendo and use them as a visual checklist if you want.

Emergency Portable SNES: Survive the Apocalypse with Super Mario World

Emergency Portable SNES: Survive the Apocalypse with Super Mario World
You have to be prepared for disasters – whether it is a hurricane, a tornado, a zombie apocalypse, whatever. The end result could be that you could be without power. Forget food and water and blankets.

SNES Controller Cake Makes Button-Mashing Messy

SNES Controller Cake Makes Button-Mashing Messy
Ah, the old SNES controller. How many hours have you spent mashing buttons and entering cheat codes on this controller? Me, I can’t even begin to count them. Now you can have your controller and eat it too, with this awesomely geeky SNES Controller cake.

Wireless Super Nintendo Controller Mod, Old School Meets New School

Wireless Super Nintendo Controller Mod, Old School Meets New School
Sure, we are all used to playing video games with wireless controllers today, but back in the day you were forced to sit right in front of your console as if you yourself were attached to it, thanks to those pesky wires.

Mega Man X on iOS: Rockman Hits the iPhone

Mega Man X on iOS: Rockman Hits the iPhone
Are you the type of gamer who enjoys playing retro games, especially the ones that you loved when you were younger? Well check out Mega Man X, which was just released for the iPhone and iPod Touch (sorry no iPad version yet.)

Hyperkin SupaBoy SNES Portable: 16-Bits to Go

Hyperkin SupaBoy SNES Portable: 16-Bits to Go
Hyperkin has released several ways to play retro games at home, including their RetroN, which can play games from NES, SNES and Genesis. But their handhelds have only played NES games. Now, they’ve take wraps of a new portable that can actually play real SNES cartridges.

Super NES Hacked Into Super Classic Video Game Console

Super NES Hacked Into Super Classic Video Game Console
Up until now the SNES mods we’ve featured involved stuffing PC guts inside the case. Instructables member vigothecarpathian also did the same to an old SNES, but he didn’t stop there – he also added several emulators and games to his console-turned-PC, so now he can play not just SNES but NES, N64, NEO GEO, MAME, Game Boy Advance, C64, Genesis games and more from just one console.

Super Nintendo + Table = Super Nintable Ftw!

Super Nintendo + Table = Super Nintable Ftw!
Modder Vomitsaw had a cheap wooden end table and a old Super Nintendo lying around, so he put together this awesome mod he’s donating to the office break room. The Super Nintable has a neatly-integrated SNES under the hood, with the cartridge port set nicely into the top of the table, and two controller ports in the front.

SNES Emulator on the Xbox360: Instructions Please!

SNES Emulator on the Xbox360: Instructions Please!
Felix Domke, who’s also known on the Internets as famous console hacker tmbinc, recently announced that he has ported the SNES9x GX Super Nintendo emulator – originally made for the Wii and the Gamecube – to the Xbox 360.
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