Gaming

Super Mario Tote Bag

While I’ve been hesitant to display my love for plumbers ever since Joe the Plumber came along, there’s something about this Super Mario Tote Bag that seems completely harmless. Just a fun way to brandish my 8-bit pride. Not too mention it would go great with my awesomely sexy and manly Jedi Mario tattoo. Flickr user renatahashimoto says that if ...

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Super Mario Suits That Never Existed (But Should Have)

I’ve been content long enough. No longer will the propeller and penguin suits hold me over. I’m sorry Nintendo, there’s only so much I can take. CollegeHumor created an amazing assortment of Super Mario suits that never found a spot into the plumber’s wardrobe, but most certainly should have if Nintendo have had the balls to create some of these. ...

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The Classic Atari Joystick is Back in a Big Way

To this day my fingers still ache thanks to the arthritis (well it might as well be arthritis) I self-attribute to the many hours of joystick jamming to the tune of Atari. I remember some pretty intense finger cramping but I also remember some of the most fun hours I’ve ever spent, which is why I don’t run away screaming ...

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Asteroids Cookies Fill You With Confectionery Gaming

While Asteroids might not be your game of choice anymore there’s no denying the underlying charm of the vector graphic classic. It’s not really possible to lose when you’re mashing retro gaming, or even modern gaming for that matter, with delicious baked goods. If my Grandma baked more stuff like this I might consider just moving in with or without ...

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The Early History of Video Games: The Musical

Basically a musical exploration through gaming starting from the dawn of the Atari 2600 system up to the peak of Super Nintendo, progressive metal covers of video game music make this video about as awesome as early gaming video chronologies get. Link

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Playstation 3 Jailbroken, Finally

After much, much, much adieu, the Playstation 3 has finally been “jailbroken,” the last major console to be cracked. Who was capable of such sheer genius hackery? The same guy who first jailbroke the iPhone, Mr. George Hotz, better known on the web as Geohot. What’s even more impressive is that it took him merely five weeks to penetrate the ...

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If Modern Movies Were Packaged Like Retro Video Games: Part Deux

If you loved the first set of modern movie posters gone retro that we posted a few weeks ago, you’ll love this new set, featuring pretty recent flicks and shows packaged la retro Atari-style gaming cartridges. This time around we’ve got Lost, The Dark Knight and Wall-E. Three of my personal favorites.

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