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The Death of a Console: Xbox 360 Laid to Rest in Gaming Funeral

While it appears the family of this Xbox 360 didn’t have the money to afford a coffin for their console, they at least took the time to invite the Xbox’s friends and family to pay their last respects. Playstation put their differences aside for a day to share the mourning process with the console community. Even VR-32 Virtual Boy paid ...

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Video Game Console Architecture

I’ve always wondered what it would be like to shrink down small enough so I could magically jump into my favorite video games. I’d just crawl right inside the console and figure out a way to worm myself into the action. Sure, you can say that’s scientifically impossible, but whatever. A man doesn’t need to worry about your so-called “facts ...

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Nintendo Gaming Cartridge Soaps

No matter what Nintendo flavor is your favorite you can just about bet that Lesley Karpiuk has the right soap for you. Inspired by the iconic design of retro Nintendo cartridges, these soaps come in NES, SNES, N64 and Gameboy varieties. The prices range from $2 to $6.50, so even if you prefer the significantly larger NES soap, it won’t ...

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Xbox 360 Bling Bling: 11,520 Swarovski Crystals, One Very Expensive Console

Bling�extraordinaire�CrystalRoc took on the challenge of pimping out Microsoft’s Xbox 360 in a PR campaign built for royalty. It took over 70 hours to expertly cover every inch of the console with 11,520 Swarovski crystals. While it doesn’t seem like the blinged-out Xbox will ever go up for sale, I think Microsoft should auction this baby off for charity or ...

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Sliding PSP Concept

Designed by Nick Kim, this Sliding PSP concept incorporated a retro?aesthetic?with modern mobile practicality. The sliding console controls hide the display when the PSP isn’t in use, so there’s a reduced worry of screen scratching and probably less smudging too. What I really like about this is that it’s probably even smaller than the original PSP design. Smaller = easier ...

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GameCube Portable: The Flip-Top GameCube Might as Well Have Legs

While GameCube was never my favorite console (I don’t recall ever playing on it much to be honest), I’m always happy to see a portable port of a gaming console that was simply not-so-portable in its original state. The Flip-Top GameCube design by Mike Szczys allows gamers to bring the game wherever they may roam, including under my neighbor’s bed… ...

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