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Gameboy Cake For the Tetris Fan

Every year around Halloween I go on a serious sugar bender. There’s something about this season that fuels the five-year-old inside of me. The problem is that I can literally look at a slice of cake and gain five pounds. So while this Game Boy cake looks extra scrumptious with its M&M Tetris design goin’ on, I think I might ...

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Entire NES Console Built-In to NES Cartridge: No Blowing Required

If you’ve been looking for a way to carry all of your old NES games around without having to lug around the entire NES console this project will probably flip your lid. A clever modder built an NES emulator and a display inside of an old NES cartridge. But that’s not all. Aside from NES, this cartridge is also capable ...

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Two-Sided Game Boy iPhone Skin

We came across Infectious, a site which allows their users to submit there own iPhone skins and lets the other users vote whether the skin is included in their store. It’s sort of like the Threadless of gadget skins. While peeking around the site we came across this awesome Game Boy iPhone skin, complete with a dual sided design. The ...

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Airdrop Tetris Tee: Look Out Below!

Would life be easier or more complicated if Tetris was played using an airplane? Well, at least we can promise one fact with certainty; it would be a hell of a lot more expensive. As you all as my witnesses, one day, when I move out of my humble cardboard box, I will play Tetris using an airplane, oh yes, ...

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Game Boy iPhone Pouch Case Reminds You of the Good Old Days

Remember when Bush number one was president, the dust from the fallen Berlin wall had barely settled and a little handheld gadget named Game Boy ruled supreme? The Game Boy iPhone Pouch takes me back to the days of laying in bed for hours, trying to beat my own high score of Tetris. I’ve been one of those bare back ...

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Horizontal Game Boy Clone

Back in the day there were two handheld consoles which ruled all. Game Boy was the vertical colorless classic and Sega Game Gear was the horizontal version of Genesis in your pocket. While the retro-tastic Horizontal Game Boy clone doesn’t include the color graphics and lithe designs of more modern adaptations, it does provide an alternative perspective of what gaming ...

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Game Boy Camera Revived On The iPhone

Remember the Game Boy Camera? I do very vividly. You could buy an optional printer and print out all these wacky photos that looked like absolute shit. It also had some mini-games and a sequencer for making beats if I recall correctly. Now the camera that made everyone nauseous is making a comeback on the iPhone. Developer Epicore has released ...

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The Game Boy Timeline

Game Boy turned 20 this week! Isn’t that amazing? I remember, specifically, receiving the very first model when I was 3 years old. It came with Tetris and I soon purchased Metroid II and Super Mario Land. The batteries died in minutes, the screen was hard to look at but more importantly, it was a portable gaming monster that kept ...

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Working Game Boy Costume

Wow. Look at the costume this guy made for Ohayocon 2009. It’s an old school Nintendo Game Boy made out of cardboard. But what’s this? His costume is actually a full fucking working replica? Holy shit kid. Nice work. You can actually use the cardboard D-pad and buttons to play Tetris. I’d like to know how he made this thing. ...

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Mod That Game Boy

Still have one of the classic, retro Game Boy units hanging around? Here’s an extremely easy mod that will not only help you get more battery life but will also help illuminate the screen better. Just replace the internal lightbulb inside the Game Boy with an ultra bright white LED. Close it all up and you’ve just completed your mod. ...

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