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One video, three hours, every NES title screen

Draw the curtains, smash your phone and tell your boss that you've contracted ebola, because thanks to YouTube user "NicksplosionFX," you're going to spend the next three hours reliving the games of the late 80s and early 90s via pixelated title screen montage....

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Travel to the Nebula of NES Games in this handy chart

Who wants to sift through a spreadsheet or massive lists of text? This is the 21st century, and as such we expect information to be presented to us in an entertaining and stylish manner. Enter: Pop Chart Lab's NES Nebula piece, which presents over 700 NES releases spanning 1984 to 1993. Super Ma...

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The NES before it was the NES (and the knitting machine that almost was)

Before the Famicom became the Nintendo Entertainment system, Nintendo of America had plans to launch it as the "Advanced Video System," a totally different looking device with weird, weird peripherals. And before Howard Phillips was the bow-tied foil to Nester in Nintendo Power comics, he was a rea...

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Google Maps comes to ... the NES?! [April Fools!]

In a move that is as surprising as it is whimsically delightful, Google has decided to bring its globally renowned and often essential Google Maps service to one of the best-selling home computing solutions of all time: The Nintendo Entertainment System. As demonstrated in the video above, using G...

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Guitar made out of an NES sounds like it's made out of an NES

What to get for the Nintendo fan in your life who already has everything? How about this guitar made out of a Nintendo Entertainment System? GetLoFi.com hacked a working electric guitar together from the body of an NES, and as you can tell from the YouTube video after the break, it sounds ... ok? ...

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NES RetroVision: play Game Boy games on your NES

We can't imagine why anyone would want to play a Game Boy game via their NES -- aside from the cool factor, that is. You can still find a Game Boy player relatively cheap, hook it up to your GameCube and get your handheld-on-TV fix that. But we digress. Nintendo Age forum user bunnyboy is respon...

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VC in Brief: Mega Man 4 (NES)

Do you like incredibly tough video games? What if those games also star small, robotic children? Well then, we've got quite the VC in Brief for you this week, as we check out Mega Man 4 -- a game that not only has all of those things, but also teaches us how robots can murder and then "acquire" the ...

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Wii sales surpass NES; DS Nintendo's best-selling hardware ever

In addition to revealing its latest financial figures, Nintendo has released some interesting facts about its two star performers, the Wii and DS. As revealed in the financials, the Wii has sold over 67 million units since its launch in 2006. Putting that in context, Nintendo reveals that the origi...

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8-bit for the holidays: Gingerbread Entertainment System

With it being Christmas next week, some look to making gingerbread houses as part of the fun of the holiday. For us, we usually just relish the time we get off to actually play games, but to each their own. Enter this NES made from gingerbread you see above. We especially like the licorice used as...

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Punish your wallet with this NES mod

While we're not the biggest Punisher fans in the world, we'll give credit where credit is due; this NES mod is very nice. With the LED lights and the slick, glossy paint job, we're finding ourselves a bit jealous of the individual who's soon to have this beaut. Of course, when we think about how mu...

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