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This Kit Lets You Make Your Old SNES Controllers Completely Wireless

For five years, 8Bitdo has been creating near-perfect wireless clones of your favourite classic gamepads, improving the experience of emulating retro games on modern devices. But if near-perfect isn’t perfect enough for your discerning gaming tastes, the company is now selling kits that should make it dead easy to upgrade your original Nintendo and Sega controllers with Bluetooth, without requiring any electronics know-how, or soldering. Read More >>

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This Upgraded Super Nintendo Clone Rekindled My Love of 16-Bit Gaming

A couple of years ago we reviewed a souped-up NES clone called the Analogue Nt with a prohibitively expensive, £380 aluminium housing. It was a beautiful piece of hardware, but ultimately it only served to remind my coworker Adam Clark Estes of just how basic and boring 8-bit NES games are. Nostalgia really needs a ‘your results may vary’ warning, because my trip down memory lane with the Super Nt, a souped up $190/£137 SNES clone that works on modern HD TVs, instead reminded me how much I still love 16-bit gaming. Read More >>

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This High-Priced SNES Clone Plays Every Super Nintendo Game Ever in High-Def

The recently-released Super Nintendo Classic Edition is a fantastic way to replay 21 of your favorite 16-bit SNES games—but what about all the other classics that Nintendo excluded? If you’ve still got a stack of old Super Nintendo carts at home, the Analogue Super Nt should let you enjoy them on the fancy hi-def TV you upgraded to years ago. Read More >>

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Nintendo Might Be Preparing a Mini SNES For Christmas

Last week, Nintendo dealt a crushing blow to retro gaming fans when it announced that it was discontinuing the uber-popular NES Classic Edition. We’re still not sure what Nintendo was thinking—most companies do not choose to discontinue products that get such great reviews and sell out immediately and consistently across the globe—but the good news is, we might see a mini Super Nintendo at the end of the year. Read More >>

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The Super Nintendo Retro Receiver is a Painless Wireless Upgrade For Your Classic Console

If you’ve still got your childhood Super Nintendo hooked up and on active duty you’ve probably discovered that while the console is going strong, its original controllers have long since died. But since it’s 2016 and we’ve made so much progress on cutting cords, isn’t it about time for your SNES to go wireless too? Read More >>

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You Can Now Use Your Wireless Controllers With the Original Super Nintendo

If the original NES was your first crush, the Super Nintendo was the console you wanted to spend the rest of your life with. Its rounded controller was a masterful work of industrial design, but it still had a wire. Wires suck. With this new adaptor, however, your beloved 16-bit console can finally cut the controller cord. Read More >>

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Hero Hacks Game Boy to Run Almost Any Retro Game

Meet the Gameboy Zero. It’s a classic Gameboy shell with a Raspberry Pi’s heart. But the mod isn’t purely cosmetic. Read More >>

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These Drawings Were Made By the Bad Guys In ‘Legend of Zelda’

The other day I was playing SNES on an emulator and it suddenly struck me: the incredible amount of work that went into creating every single tiny box of light on that screen. It sounds like a simple point, but less so when you glimpse the math and complexity behind 1990s-era video games in action. Read More >>

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New SNES Emulator Offers Gaming Greats on iOS 8 Without Jailbreaking

SNES emulator SiOS has the power to unlock Nintendo classics on iPhone 6, with only the slightest bit of layman-level fiddling required to get it running. Read More >>

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The SNES and the Game Boy Advance are Having a Baby

Rose Colored Gaming, which you might remember by its impressive Luigi 2DS mod from last year, is coming out with a new Game Boy Advance model resembling the Super Nintendo. As you can see, it has pretty much nailed the looks. Read More >>

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What If Doctor Who Was a Cheesy 16-bit RPG?

Strip Doctor Who of its BBC production values, translate it into a 16-bit role playing game, and you have something so deliciously geeky that it really ought be made a reality. Read More >>

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Play Whole Bunch of SNES and NES Games For Free, Right In Your Browser

It's Friday, it's kind of cold, yet sunny outside, and you sure as hell don't want to be stuck in work. But if you have to be physically present at your desk, you could do so much worse than playing a whole bunch of Nintendo classics like Super Mario World, Super Mario Kart, Zelda, Bomberman, and Street Fighter, free and right in your browser. Read More >>

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You Can Buy Every Single SNES Game Ever for £15,000

If you have 15 grand lying around and gathering dust, why not spend it on buying every single Super Nintendo game ever? YES. DO IT. Also, why not hang out with me after you buy it so we can play all 721 SNES games you just bought? Sounds like a plan! Read More >>

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Here Are All of Nintendo’s Video Game Consoles

Nintendo has an eternal soft spot in my heart. The NES, SNES, N64, GameBoy and DS had a lasting impact on my childhood. The original Wii was the most fun I had playing video games in a long time. Nintendo probably means the same for you! (unless you were a Sega and Sony guy). Watch this video to see the all the video game consoles that Nintendo has ever made. It's a walk back memory lane. [YouTube via Geekosystem] Read More >>

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This Mario Kart Mod Is the Answer to All at-Home Fitness Regimes

Let’s be honest here, exercising for the sake of exercising is just plain dull. Going to the gym blatantly sucks too, but what if you could gamify it, 16-bit-style? Meet the SNES Mario Kart exercise bike and truly revel in a seriously hard workout. Read More >>