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Gaming Hardware Artist Turns Nintendo Famicom Into a Retro Computer

Swedish designer and craftsman Love Hultén transforms existing gaming hardware into dreamlike pieces of functional retrofuturist art. His latest work, the FC-PVM, combines a Japanese Famicom console with a Sony Trinitron monitor to create a self-contained retro gaming system with an old school terminal vibe. Read More >>

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Forza Horizon 4’s Lego Expansion Is Gleefully Absurd

Lego is awesome. Driving the super realistic vehicles of Forza Horizon 4 is awesome. Driving the super realistic vehicles of Forza Horizon 4 through a brick-dotted landscape in the game’s Lego Speed Champions expansion increases the awesomeness exponentially. Read More >>

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It Took Over 400,000 Lego Bricks to Build This Car

For both Lego and Forza fans, one of the coolest things on stage during yesterday’s Microsoft E3 2019 press conference was a full-scale Lego brick McLaren Senna, punctuating the announcement of Forza Horizon 4's Lego Speed Champions expansion. It’s made of more than 400,000 Lego bricks, along with some real car bits. Read More >>

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A New Handheld Games Console is Coming… And It Has a Crank

Playdate is a new portable gaming system from app developer Panic, coming in early 2020. It has a glossy black and white screen with no backlight. Along with a directional pad and A and B buttons, it sports a rotatable crank that pops out of the right side of the unit. Instead of buying games, Playdate owners will receive a “season” of 12 surprise games delivered over 12 weeks from developers like Katamari Damacy’s Keita Takahashi and Bennett Foddy. It’s weird, and that’s great. Read More >>

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Razer’s Latest Project is a Gaming PC Trapped in the Body of a Tablet

While it may look like your average Android tablet adorned with a pair of button-festooned handlebars, beneath the shimmering screen of Razer's Project Fiona lurks the beating heart of a high-powered gaming PC. Are we looking at the future of portable gaming? Read More >>