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Wii U Famicom skin dresses your WiiPad in red and gold

Datel Japan will start selling the aluminum WiiPad Famicom faceplate pictured above at the end of July for ¥1,980, roughly $20. If you're looking to play some old NES games while your WiiPad looks the part, Nintendo officially launched the Virtual Console on Wii U at the end of April. The...

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What ever happened to 360 faceplates?

As stock in new Joystiq offshoot PlateTweetz (360 faceplates that can update your Twitter feed, of course) has continued to decline, we look to someone, anyone for answers. Turns out OXM has our backs, asking Microsoft global marketing director Albert Penello about that very topic. "The idea...

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Final Fantasy XIII 360 faceplate witnessed in the wild

It looks like 360-owning JRPG fans shouldn't get too jealous about the Lightning-clad PS3 Slim which was release in Japan late last year. A recent promotional spot for GamertagRadio's Community Vibes event featured a lengthy look at what appears to be a Final Fantasy XIII-branded 360 faceplate,...

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XBLA collage faceplate is a work of XBLA art

Our buds over at 360Sync just dropped us a note informing us that a select few (developers, Xbox elitists, etc.) have been holiday gifted a snazzy new Xbox Live Arcade faceplate from team Microsoft. The faceplate's XBLA collage of collation borders the line of being too chaotic and too sexy, but...

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The mystery of the Joystiq faceplate, solved

We were as perplexed as the next gamer when a mysterious Joystiq branded faceplate showed up during Microsoft's E3 keynote yesterday. We spent much of the evening deciphering clues, following up on leads, calling in favors, meeting with shady characters in dark alleys. Basically, we found out...

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The mysterious Joystiq Xbox 360 faceplate

We really don't care for those flimsy, frilly faceplates, but we think we've finally discovered one with some redeeming qualities. Glimpsed by one of the whiteboard cameras at Microsoft's E3 press conference and consequently by everyone in attendance, the unsanctioned, Joystiq-branded Xbox 360...

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Make your PSP glow in the dark

Seeing this sort of mod makes you just want to stop and stare and say some pre-school gibberish like "ooh, glowing thing." While you comfortably ogle idly with desire, we'll continue reporting on this gorgeous add-on. When you're ready to wipe the drool over your chin, read on. This product you...

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Activision and RedOctane send guitar faceplates to Guitar Hero III owners

Activision has made some mistakes with the Wii edition of Guitar Hero III, and it probably wasn't all too much fun for game owners to send in their discs and await fixed copies. The company, along with RedOctane, are trying to get back into people's good graces, though, by sending a free guitar...

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Faceplates available for hardcore PSP-2000 owners

Already tired of the look of your PSP-2000? Then, get a new faceplate for it! CoolMods is offering faceplates in a variety of colors, such as this rather swag looking gold color. At £9.99, they're a bit pricey, but those that desperately need to have a different looking system will want to...

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Get Mario on your 360

Last week, you may recall our sister site DS Fanboy frothing over a Zelda-themed Xbox 360 faceplate, a fine, one-of-a-kind piece of fanwork that eventually sold on eBay for the criminally low price of $31. At the bottom of said auction, creator 'worldwidewebbs' (who has a bit of a knack for...

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