Tag Archives: retro

Custom Painted Retro Systems

It can be quite difficult to find classic gaming consoles and games that predate the original Xbox. After all, the Nintendo Gamecube could be considered retro by today’s standards. Scratch that. The Gamecube was retro the moment it came out. If you’re in the market for some quality retro gaming, what better way to go than a painted SNES. The ...

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Etsy: Plush 5.25-inch Disks

Coffee stains on your tables are not cool. Etsy, however, is. That’s why you should check out these plush coasters from Jocelyn Kelly. She designed them to resemble those old 5.25-inch floppy disks from back in the day. And I’m talking way back in the day. The set comes with black, grey, yellow, red, blue and green disks and will ...

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Retro Apple T-Shirt

So have you got $45 sitting around? Good. You’re going to need it before Apple gets its legal team all over these light-up retro Apple t-shirts. They feature the rainbow Apple logo of days past. The best part is that it responds to sound and will flash in sync with a beat should you provide it with one. Sure, $45 ...

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Space Invaders Cross-stitched Guitar Strap

This guitar strap fills me with geek envy. Renee of The Domestic Scientist made this cross-stitched guitar strap for her husband themed after the Atari classic Space Invaders. She is well versed in the art of geekery and even bakes her own 20 sided die cookies. That’s pretty geeky. Next, she’ll be modding her husband’s guitar. We’re hoping she sticks ...

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Doom On An iPhone With TV Out

iPhone developer Steven Troughton-Smith updated his iPhone port of Doom to not only take advantage of the iPhone’s TV-out features but also utilize its touchscreen as an interface for the game. Why he decided to display the game on an old monochrome Apple II monitor is beyond me. We get it, Steven: you love Apple. For now, there are no ...

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What If Your NES Played Shoes Instead Of Cartidges?

Nike is crazy about Nintendo. Not only does it make shoes that emulate the retro stylings of the classic NES controller, but now it’s producing t-shirts modeled after the packaging of the classic Nintendo Duck Hunt game. The only difference is Nike shoes have taken the place of the traditional packaging showcasing the NES cart. Oh, that and it now ...

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Terrorists Allegedly Use Old SEGA Carts As Detonators

Our biggest fears have been realized. Terrorist groups no longer find satisfaction in just blowing themselves up, now there are reports of terrorists being trained to make detonators out of SEGA games. The terrorists have gone too far. Taking apart classic games for use in terrorist activities is not only a disservice to retro collectors all around the world but ...

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Miss Video Game Bares It All

Good golly, check this hottie out. She’s all ready for Halloween and she’s not afraid to show what she’s got under the hood. It’s a purple ghost from Pac-Man. Hey, wait a second – there’s no purple ghosts in Pac-Man! This costume should be a crime. Firstly, you and I both know this girl has no idea what Pac-Man is. ...

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A Blast From The Past Of Geekiness

I can’t get enough of corny retro video game commercials. When I saw this Street Fighter 2 Turbo promotional video posted on Dooby Brain, I just had to share it here. It reminds me of the better times in my life, when wearing cardigan sweaters and listening to Nirvana was cool. If you pay close attention to the video, ignoring ...

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Converse Kicks To Satisfy Your Inner Fresh Prince

Sneakers in crazy colorways are all the rage these days, but hipster favorite Converse rarely come in cool designs unless they’re customized. Converse fans who’ve been craving a little color will be happy to know that the brand is re-releasing their old school neon Jams Skidgrip Mids. These shoes are made for skating, but their bright retro color scheme will ...

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