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Duck Hunt Lamp: No Cartridge Blowing Required

Before gaming became complex enough to warrant entire guide books, there were casual games which required only skill, practice, timing and coordination. Duck Hunt was one of the least complex games in gaming history. Shoot at the ducks, that is it. But despite its simplicity, Duck Hunt was a hit, one of the most popular NES games and one that ...

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This NES Bed Set Would Motivate Me to Make My Bed Every Morning

Mother is going to be so proud of me. When she comes down in the basement in the afternoon to make sure I’m still alive, she’ll have no need to worry about me making my bed in the morning/afternoon/early evening anymore. If I had a bed like this, I wouldn’t even sleep in it. I’d grab my Shark Attack Sleeping ...

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The NES Coffee Table

Imagine the lung capacity needed to get games working on this thing! The NES Coffee Table, made by a guy named Matt Borgelt, is a full-on replica of the original Nintendo Entertainment System, complete with a fully-functional extremely over-sized controller. The controller and other various geek paraphernalia is stored inside of the game slot. But Mr. Borgelt didn’t stop with ...

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Inception: The NES Game

I happen to be one of the few dozen people who haven’t seen Inception yet. I hear it’s quite the mind-trip. Although I usually have a rule that I never, ever play games based on movies under any circumstances, Inception for the NES seems like it would be a rather interesting experience. One element that the NES lacked, like most ...

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Duck Hunt T-Shirt

I was playing Duck Hunt the other day for the first time in around 15 years and it made me realize just how great of game it really was/is. I don’t know if it was just because it played such a big role in my childhood, but the game is just painfully addicting, even without the awesome gun controller (I ...

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Super Mario Anime

The Japanese surely love their Super Mario Bros. We’ve seen renditions inspired by the more feudal days of Asian culture, but yet the culture clash continues. This time around the Mushroom Kingdom has been anime-tized. Basically, if Super Mario and Pokemon switched places in some parallel universe, this would likely be the result. This concept might not have been too ...

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Is It Possible For Mario to Jump Over the Flagpole?

A long-held myth in the gaming community, Game Trailers has taken it upon themselves to prove that jumping over the flagpole in the original Super Mario game is more than just legend. Their Pop-Fiction series proves beyond a shadow of a doubt that jumping over the flagpole is indeed possible, it’s just not very productive. If you were lucky enough ...

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