Mark Canevaro

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And Now, an 8-Bit Super Mario Version of the New York City Subway Map

Like most everyone who was born after, say, the mid-70's, we're big fans of Super Mario—see figs. 1, 2, 3—so we're definitely digging Robert Bacon's …

Time Machines: Atari's CES Endgame

<i>Welcome to Time Machines, where we offer up a selection of mechanical oddities, milestone gadgets, and unique inventions to test out your tech-history skills.</i> <i>In the weeks leading up to the biggest gadget show on Earth, we'll be offering a special look at relics from CES' past.</i><p>Atari, a once …

History of Nintendo 2012

Cassettes, VHS & Atari Permanent marker on paper Created by Hollis Brown Thornton

<i>Cassettes, VHS & Atari</i><p>Permanent marker on paper<p>Created by Hollis Brown Thornton<p>Reblogged from HOLLIS BROWN THORNTON<p>Tags<br>• Hollis Brown Thornton<p>Im so …

Almost every NES 'Press Start' screen compiled into one great video

Video game developers didn't have a lot to work with on the Nintendo Entertainment System; the 8-bit console didn't have much power to throw around compared to today's 3D extravaganzas, and something as basic as animating a character would eat up resources quickly. That's why the static title …

How Nintendo Can Save Itself

Nintendo is hemorrhaging money on a flopped product and refuses to do the one thing that’ll keep it afloat. Here are some ideas for how it could improve its bottom line, without selling out.<p>The Nintendo Wii console was a massive hit. The sequel which debuted late last year, the Wii U, was a massive …

Ocarina of Time's Hyrule recreated in Minecraft

One clever Minecrafter has recreated the entirety of Hyrule as seen in The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.<p><b>One clever Minecrafter has recreated the entirety of Hyrule as seen in The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.</b><p>Forget Great Britain, Westeros and Azeroth: our hearts belong to Hyrule.<p>Minecraft …

Retrogaming

The beautiful aluminum NES that Nintendo didn't build

In 1983, Nintendo introduced the Famicom, which became the Nintendo Entertainment System when it hit North America two years later. Now, a company is reimagining Nintendo's original game console as a vision clad in shining silver. Analogue Interactive, the boutique that turned the NeoGeo arcade …

If Jony Ive Designed The Original Nintendo, It Would Look Like This

When the vintage Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) was first released in the United States in 1985, it looked like a two-tone plastic shoebox. But what would it look like if Apple designed it today? Probably a lot like the Analogue Nt, a new console with the 8-bit guts of the vintage NES, wrapped …

This Lego Super Mario Bros aquarium is the coolest aquarium of all time

Kelsey Kronmiller, a graphic designer, designed this amazing LEGO aquarium, which is about 90% done and "entirely coated in "Krylon Fusion," a clear …

The Rise of Nintendo: A Story in 8 Bits

From ‘Donkey Kong’ to the NES — how a Japanese company took over the American living room. An exclusive first serial from ‘Console Wars.’<p><i>The</i> …

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15 Best Pieces of 1980s NES Cartridge Box Art

The 20 Coolest Arcades in the World

It's time to level up.<p>Pinball and <i>Pac Man</i> are mainstays in pop culture, but it isn't easy to find an authentic arcade where you can play them. Not …

The Holidays are for Retro Gaming

Somehow it is once again the holiday season. You look away for a moment and suddenly it’s that time of year to gather around with the people you love …

Retrogaming

Nintendo's 1989 'Power-Glove' Is The Most Awesome Animation Tool Ever

In 1989 Nintendo unleashed the 'Power-Glove' for its Nintendo entertainment system, a brave and bold move that allowed gamers to physically interact …

Animation

7 retro-inspired iOS games you should’ve been playing yesterday

Every gamer over a certain age has a fondness for the 8- and 16-bit titles they grew up with, so it’s no surprise developers born in the 1980s are now creating nostalgia-infused iOS games harking back to the glory days of the Genesis and S.N.E.S. But which of these should you be playing? …

Meeting Mario: An insider's perspective on working at Nintendo

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p><i>What is it like to work at Nintendo?</i><p><i>Answer below by Nathaniel Guy, amateur video game historian and former</i> …

The market for rare and vintage console video games is booming, thanks to two odd resources

CNN Money investigates the crazed market for the video games of yore, fueled by the likes of RetroLiberty, a YouTube channel about finding vintage …

Retrogaming

Play With Power At The Strong Museum's NES 30th Anniversary Exhibit

October 18 marks the 30th Anniversary of the launch of the Nintendo Entertainment System in North America. The NES ushered in a new era of gaming …

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The NES Turned 30 Yesterday, Here are 5 Cool and Strange Facts You May Not Have Known

The Nintendo Entertainment System was released in North America on October 18, 1985, and it celebrated its 30th anniversary yesterday. Unfortunately, …

6 Halloween Costumes Inspired by Your Favorite Video Games

Video games have wasted countless hours of our time, but their storylines, universes, and characters have an incredible ability to inspire us, sometimes even more so than books or movies are able. Why not funnel some of that inspiration into your Halloween costume? Here are six costumes based on …

Pacman

Screentendo can turn almost anything on your computer into a Mario level

When I start daydreaming online, I’ve found myself wondering why I can’t control a little Mario and make him jump around the eBay ads for crap I looked up two weeks ago. Well, it turns that out that I can.<p>Developer Aaron Randall has coded together something that he calls Screentendo. This is a Mac …

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Meet the Guy Who Tried to Collect All 687 Official NES Games in 30 Days

Guys like old video games, we get it—so what separates 'Nintendo Quest' from any other story about retro obsessives? We spoke to its makers.<p><i>Nintendo Quest</i> is a documentary about one man's attempt to purchase all 687 NES games officially released in North America in just 30 days, without the aid of …

Sask. man builds gigantic Nintendo console for fun, charity

Jeremy Rieger is a Regina carpenter by trade with an eye for design and a love for gaming.<p>When he spotted a gigantic Nintendo console online, he …

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Sleek, Modern Arcade Machine Made For The Home Plays Beloved Classic Video Games

<b>If you grew up</b> playing arcade games, chances are that you have wished at some point that you have one of these awesome gaming machines at home—now, …

Retrogaming

29 Nintendo Presents That Will 1-Up Your Gift-Giving Game

*Mario coin sound*

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18 Vintage Video Game Ads That Would Never Fly Today

"The most fun since I created the earth." —God

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Retro Technology LEGO Kits by Chris McVeigh | Colossal

<p>Jack-of-all-trades artist and designer Chris McVeigh creates these awesome minimalist Lego models of outmoded technology including TVs, video game …

Your Guide To The Dos And Don’ts Of Retro Video Gaming

From vinyl, to furniture, to clothes, retro is in, and the same applies to video games. Once the domain of only the most dedicated gamers, retro video game collecting is slowly, but surely transforming into a mainstream hobby. Hell, you might have considered starting up a classic video game …

10 of the Best Retro Gaming Consoles Available Now

Retro gaming is about as popular as it has ever been right now. (Well, at least since the games themselves were first released.)<p>Kanye recently …

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