The 6502 is the classic CPU. This chip is found in the original Apple, Apple II, PET, Commodore 64, BBC Micro, Atari 2600, and 800, the original Nintendo Entertainment System, Tamagotchis, and Bender Bending Rodriguez. This was the chip that started the microcomputer revolution, and holds a special place in the heart of every nerd and technophile. Show More Summary
New console, which remains a mystery, is thought to be a follow-up of the Wii U and could be a hybrid games and home entertainment system Nintendo has confirmed that its next gaming platform, the NX, will be released globally in March 2017. Show More Summary
Tired of tripping over cords while playing your favorite Nintendo Entertainment System games on the original console? Analogue and 8BitDo release a Bluetooth controller adapter for the classic device.
Doniguitar -- makers of the Rebel Bass Millennium Falcon bass guitar -- also make the NES Paul, a guitar whose body is made from hollowed out, vintage Nintendo Entertainment Systems. (more…)
The makers of the premium Analogue NT have made a wireless adapter for your classic Nintendo Entertainment System.
The original 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment System arrived in North American well before wireless standards like Bluetooth or wi-fi were established—it wasn’t until the Gamecube that Nintendo even offered wireless controllers. But thanks to this simple adapter, your original NES can now use them too. Read more...
Heather and Matt had lots of 8-bit references in their wedding, but our favorite was definitely their Nintendo card box. The best part was their instructions sign that read, "If it does not work on first try, blow on card and reinsert card." HA. Show More Summary
A custom gun manufacturer from Texas called Precision Syndicate modded a Glock handgun to resemble the famous zapper gun that came with the original Nintendo Entertainment System. Like the zapper, the Glock is […]
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of "The Legend of Zelda," one company has created a limited-edition gold-plated Nintendo Entertainment System.
Having crafted a Nintendo Entertainment System from aluminum in the past, now, Analogue is set to release a 24-karat version of the NES that looks like it was custom made for Rick Ross, the self-appointed Boss. Created in celebration of the 30th anniversary of The Legend of Zelda‘s release, Analogue’s “Nt” natively outputs high quality analog […]
Retro gaming is going luxe. Analogue is selling a new version of the Nintendo Entertainment System, circa 1983, with a 24-karat gold housing. It will sell for the low price of $5,000. And the company will only make 10 of the classic consoles. “We’re releasing them to celebrate the Legend of Zelda’s 30th anniversary,” said Christopher […]
If you were one of those who happen to grow up in the 1980s, surely you would have come across the likes of the Nintendo Entertainment System, or NES for short in many homes of your friends and contemporaries, so much so that you bugged your parents to get you one as well so that you can be with the “in” crowd. In fact, the NES proved to be quite...
A user on eBay is selling his entire video game collection for $150,000. The collection contains classic titles from the Nintendo Entertainment System all the way to the PlayStation 3. The games themselves are […]
It’s hard to explain what is about the old Nintendo Entertainment System that makes us so happy and nostalgic, but …
Remember packing up your original Nintendo Entertainment System when your family visited relatives for a few days? You couldn’t possibly be expected to go a few days without Punch-Out!!, but it would have been a lot easier if you had an NES built into a backpack. It’s just too bad this one doesn’t actually play games. More »
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This is the $40 Nintendo Entertainment System backpack available from ThinkGeek (although I also saw Spencer's selling it for $30 and Amazon for $34. Shoot, you might be able to find one at a yardsale for $10 and haggle them down to $5 and throw in an oven mitt you can pretend is a Power Glove). Show More Summary
Need to carry your old NES cartridges in style? What better way than this awesome Nintendo Entertainment System Backpack? It looks just like the console that you grew up with. All of the details are perfect…
A fantastic NES backpack from the folks over at Thinkgeek! An officially-licensed Nintendo product! This Nintendo Entertainment System Console Backpack is pretty sweet. It has dimensional details on the outside, including vents, power/reset buttons & controller sockets. Show More Summary
This Nintendo Entertainment System Backpack is perfect for carrying those old school games, school books and more. It features custom zipper pulls that look like controllers. It also has dimensional details on the outside and adjustable and padded shoulder straps for comfort. Now you have the power of Nintendo on your back. Nintendo Entertainment System […]