CES 2019: The RetroChamp Turns the Original NES Into a Nintendo Switch-Inspired All-In-One Handheld

Thirty years after the original Game Boy was first released, handheld gaming is as popular as it’s ever been. Smartphones provide endless entertainment, and Nintendo’s current flagship console is even a portable device. But what if 1983-era technology had allowed the original NES to go portable? My Arcade’s new Retro Champ re-imagines Nintendo’s original 8-bit console as a Switch-like portable. Read More >>

HP Deliberately Cripples Printers by Activating Third-Party Ink Cartridge Block

A really quite awful act of self-destructive terrorism against its own users has been carried out by previously benign hardware supplier Hewlett-Packard, which has switched on a dormant feature inside some of its printer ranges and effectively crippled some machines by stopping them using unofficial ink cartridges. Read More >>

The Nintendo NX is Bringing Cartridges Back: Report

The glory days of Nintendo consoles will forever be tied to endlessly blowing in plastic game cartridges. With its upcoming convertible system, Nintendo will try to recapture that magic, a source told The Wall Street Journal. Read More >>

Pico Cassettes are Cartridges for Your Phone for Abstract Reasons

A new Japanese startup called Beatrobo wants to bring the idea of owning games on lumps of plastic back into fashion via its Pico Cassette concept -- a cartridge for your smartphone that enables easy swapping of titles and personalised cloud game saves. Read More >>

Wrap Your Walls in a Glorious Tribute to Classic Cartridge Gaming

Nintendo has stuck with plastic cartridges for its portable gaming machines, but every other console you can buy today left them behind years ago. Which is too bad, because there was a certain charm to swapping those old seemingly indestructible game carts. And if you're feeling nostalgic for them, you can now deck out your home with this wallpaper homage to those far-from-forgotten cartridges from your childhood. Read More >>