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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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Without Chrono Trigger, the SNES Classic Is Just a Fancy Brick

Yesterday, Nintendo formally announced the feverishly-anticipated Super Nintendo Classic Edition, a miniature version of the beloved 16-bit console coming to stores this September. 21 well-chosen titles will be cooked into the device—with one critical omission. Read More >>

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Guy Builds a Portable SNES That’s Basically the Switch’s Great-Great-Grandfather

It sounds like the best thing the new Nintendo Switch has going for it, at least at launch, is a new Legend of Zelda game. That makes it a hard sell, especially when this custom portable Super Nintendo already has a massive library of classic 16-bit games — most of which are probably collecting dust in your parents’ basement. Read More >>

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Hot or Not?

Those things you see up there, dear readers, are the Air Jordan 4 Super Nintendos, a pair of mashup trainers we think are pretty great, despite the fact they’re actually hideous. Read More >>

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This Mechanical Keyboard Is for the Ultimate Nintendo Fanatic

After years of being declared obsolete by video game fans, Nintendo is hot again. The house that Mario built has the hardest Christmas gift to get your hands on with the NES Classic Edition. Super Mario Run hits the iPhone this week. And the Nintendo Switch is only a few months away. But you can buy this Super NES-themed mechanical keyboard right now. Read More >>

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It Took Four Months to Recreate the TMNT Cartoon’s Intro Using Super Nintendo’s Mario Paint

The Super Nintendo is best remembered as defining the 16-bit era of video gaming, although many of us spent countless hours playing with Mario Paint instead. But that pales in comparison to the over four months Mike Matei spent recreating the opening to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ animated series using only the SNES’ beloved animation game. Read More >>

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Watch Dude Hand Carve a Very, Very, Very Small, Working Super Nintendo

Sure, YouTuber Hugo Doris could have 3D-printed some slick shell for his super-mini Super Nintendo, but when you’re making a one of a kind object, why not craft it by hand? Read More >>

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Over 81,000 Falling Dominoes Recreate the Greatest Super Mario Game of All Time

The greatest Super Mario game of all time (you’re simply wrong if you think otherwise) finally gets the domino tribute it deserves. YouTube’s TheDominoKing spent an entire month setting up 81,032 dominoes to display scenes from Super Mario World as they topple. 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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Super Mario Kart With 101 Players is Beautiful Chaos

You’ll never convince us there’s a better racing game out there than Super Mario Kart for the Super Nintendo. Read More >>

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Watch This Software Learn to Play Super Mario World Better Than You Can

A quick YouTube search reveals countless Super Mario World speedruns by some of the game’s most skilled players. MarI/O can keep up with the best of them, even though it’s actually just a piece of advanced learning software made up of virtual neural networks. Read More >>

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Pick Up This Sneaky SNES Emulator for iOS Before it Disappears [UPDATE: It’s Gone]

UPDATE 19:50: From the looks of things the app wasn't quite sneaky enough, and has now been removed from the App Store. Read More >>