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Cross Stitchin’: Zelda Edition

This guy is a fucking genius. Servotron, the man behind the tapestry, is a cross stitching genius who has recreated the entire world map of the SNES classic The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past out of whatever it is you stitch with. Very cool, but if you thought this was badass, wait until after the jump…

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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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DIY Nintendo Digital Clocks

Nothing is more fun than taking a broken video game console and putting it to good use. Years ago, I turned a Dreamcast into a guitar amplifier, which was one of my favorite DIY projects. Now we have some hardware hackers turning NES and SNES systems into bedside clocks. Hollow out some cartridges, turn ’em into a clock and lock ...

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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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Super Tabletendo

Finally a controller only the great Andre the Giant could comfortably handle. Inspired directly by Kyle Downes’ NES coffee table, Matt LaBoone worked all summer on this impressively gigantic SNES controller. I can’t imagine having a group of friends sitting around this thing each contributing their part to one button as they mash away while playing Street Fighter 2. Link ...

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8 Oddball Games That Were Easily Forgotten

This week we’ll be taking a look at some strange games that we can’t seem to get out of our head. They may be bad, they may be good but they all share the same fate of being lost in time. The games that comprise this list are not the Loco Rocos or Katamari Damacys out there that shoot for ...

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Portable Super Nintendo Hack

When you love to game, you’ve gotta have titles to play on the go. This is why the hardware hacking community will go out there, gather up parts and whip up a portable NES. There’s nothing quite like playing actual cartridges on your DIY console though, so make like this guy off of the BenHeck.com forums and create a portable ...

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Playing SNES Super Mario Cart On A High-End Motion Simulator

Playing racing games can sometimes be pretty one-dimensional, especially on a 16-bit gaming console. This was a time when there were no vibrating gaming controllers, so racing was just about as real as walking with your hands reaching out in front of you, grasping on to an imaginary wheel. But if you could take the SNES system playing Super ...

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Wii and SNES come together in a sweet mod

Forget about Virtual Console. There is no longer any need. This mod lets you play your SNES cartridges right from the comfort of your own Wii. Nintendo mod master, Kotomi, known mostly for his DS mods, has shifted his eyes towards the Wii for this project. Originally intended to be an NES project, it evolved into a SNES expansion for ...

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SNES outselling PS3 on Amazon

Of all of the things we’ve seen this has got to be both the most and least surprising tidbit of information we have come across regarding PS3 sales. With dwindling PS3 sales, did anyone truly expect the console to be out sold by a legacy gaming system on the largest online retailer on the planet, Amazon? Sure, SNES was, and ...

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