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Teletext’s Beloved ‘Digitiser’ Is Back As A YouTube Show

Us old'uns who remember when the nearest thing to the internet was a pixelated series of 'pages' on our TVs will be happy to hear that one of the best things on Teletext, Digitiser, is back. Read More >>

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We Didn’t Know We Wanted A SwitchCube Til Someone ‘Shopped One

Sometimes you don't know what you want until you see it. In our case, we had no idea we were hankering for a GameCube edition of the Nintendo Switch until Redditor IanMazgelis made a mockup: Read More >>

12 Ways to Build Your Own Retro Game Machine

With some 30 years of video gaming history now behind us, there’s never been a greater choice of retro games to dig back into, whether it’s on your smartphone or a classic console rebooted for modern times. For the more serious seekers of gaming nostalgia, there are plenty of hands-on projects you can attempt yourself, and these are some of the best we’ve found. So prep your wallet, brush up on your coding and handyman skills, and get ready to build. Read More >>

This Bluetooth N64 Controller is Every 90s Kid’s Dream

There’s really nothing like playing a Nintendo 64 game with one of the classic controllers. The problem is that classic N64 controllers don’t hook up to phones, tablets, or laptops, which makes playing console emulators a real pain. Now, there’s finally some sweet relief for retro gaming fans. Read More >>

What Made Cartridge Games So Clever

Early consoles and home computers worked with extremely limited firepower. In those days, not only was the hardware less capable, there really wasn’t room for expandability to make machines like the Commodore VIC-20 or Famicom more capable. Or wasn’t there? Read More >>

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Now You Can Play 10,000 Amiga Titles In Your Browser – For Free!

It might be 2016, but that doesn't mean you can't re-live the days when your parents wouldn't buy you a Megadrive, as the Internet Archive has added a library of 10,000 Amiga titles to its collection. Read More >>

Those Unlicensed Christian Nintendo Games Are Back… On Kickstarter

Inside the NES was a specially-designed chip, and games licensed through Nintendo contained the appropriate key to keep hack publishers from making low-quality games for the console. Wisdom Tree were one of the first companies to circumvent this security measure, and they used their unprecedented edge for one purpose: to create janky Bible-themed games. Now it’s decades later and Wisdom Tree still exists, and they’re raising money for a new console. Read More >>

Impossibly Rare Nintendo 64 Disk Drive Discovered By Very Lucky Seattle Man

Even the most die-hard Nintendo fanboys could be forgiven for not knowing about the 64DD. Read More >>

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Somebody Found the Most Appropriate Use for the Nintendo Virtual Boy

Remember the Virtual Boy, Nintendo's early, failed foray into virtual reality gaming? Twenty years after its release, somebody's finally figured out the best use for the unwieldily console: Giving all of your friends a handlebar moustache. Read More >>

Even Google’s Getting In on the Brilliant Konami Code Action

Obviously the developers of Google's just released Play Games app remember their childhood fondly. They've bundled a cool little Easter egg behind the classic Konami code. Read More >>

An Atari Flashback 3 Is Your Retro-Gaming-Fix Deal of the Day

Hey you over there! Yes, you, the modern gamer. Look at you, with your flashing, whirring consoles and their scores of features and fancy capabilities. You need taking down a peg or two and taught a history lesson. Read More >>