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Cartridge Mod Allows You To Play Game Boy Game on Your NES

Do you remember the Super Game Boy? Basically it was an official modded cartridge from Nintendo that allowed you to play your Game Boy games on the big screen of your TV, right through your SNES system. Nintendo Age forum user and creator of this awesome mod bunnyboy describes his gadget as “basically the Super Game Boy, without the Super ...

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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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Duck Hunt Sweater: Be a Modern Day Mr. Rogers

For those of us who were raised during the 80s and 90s, Duck Hunt brings back memories of hours of pointing a gun at our televisions. If you grew up during the peak years of the NES, Duck Hunt was the coolest thing on the market, one of the only games at the time that had a dedicated peripheral. But ...

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Retro NES Skin Turns Your Wii Retro

When it comes down to it, I never quite “got over” my original NES console. No matter what system I might play for a few months or even years, and trust me, I’ve played quite a few different consoles in my day, I always come back to the original. Maybe it has something to do with the memories of comfort ...

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8-Bit Christmas Tree

(Very loosely sung to the tune of “Oh Christmas Tree“) Oh, 8-bit tree Oh, 8-bit tree Your ornaments are so epic Oh, 8-bit tree Oh, 8-bit tree Mike Tyson makes me want to use anti-septic You make me smile and you make me bow I really wanna play some Zelda now Oh, 8-bit tree Oh, 8-bit tree Your ornaments are ...

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Full-Scale NES Cartridge Made of LEGO Bricks

I thought I had reached the epitome of geekdom when I managed to simultaneously play my NES system and build a LEGO creation, but man, I was wrong, as it usually the case. How many peeks of geekery has their been in Gearfuse’s history? More than necessary. What was I thinking anyway? My actions could have been made exponentially geekier ...

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Dude Plays Super Mario Bros. Theme One-Handed

It takes some serious skill to even play this two-handed, but this dude went as far as arranging Koji Kondo’s Super Mario Bros. theme to be played one-handed. I just don’t have the patience or the hand-eye coordination to sit down and learn how to play the piano, but if I could, you bet the one song I would play ...

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Famicom Guitar Brings All of My Dreams Into Fruition

This custom built Famicom Guitar is the product of many a-geeks’ dreams throughout the last two decades. As a guitar playing geek, there is little more enduring than a guitar made to celebrate a gaming console, unless of course we’re talking about a steampunk-inspired guitar, because then, Famicom might just be shit out of luck. Wait a sec. Who says ...

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NES Controller Soap

If you’re getting sick of washing your kids’ mouth out with Gmail, maybe it’s time to make a soap switch. This NES Controller Soap is just as geeky, perhaps even more so, than the Gmail soap. And while it probably doesn’t taste nearly as good as Beer Soap, that would sort of be the point. Shipping in packs of four, ...

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The Evolution of Nintendo Controllers

Nintendo really sort of lost it with that GameCube controller. Eight buttons? Not even counting the sticks or the control pad. Was that really necessary? With the Wii, Nintendo took us back to their simpler hey-day. It’s too bad the console is such shit. But in the Wii’s defense, the new Wii Super Mario Bros. game is a saving grace. ...

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