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Your 10 Favorite Nintendo Games of All-Time

Did your favorite game make the list?<p>We recently ranked the top 125 Nintendo games of all-time in celebration of Nintendo's 125th anniversary. …

Minecraft: Xbox One Edition coming to stores Nov. 18

Retail copies of <i>Minecraft: Xbox One Edition</i> will be available Nov. 18 for $19.99, according to Xbox Wire.<p>A digital edition of the game launched Sept. 5, a day after the game became available for PlayStation 4. Players can transfer their work from Xbox 360 and "most of their downloadable content" to …

Psycho Break Limited Edition PS4 Consoles Revealed

Yet another limited edition PS4 for Japan.<p>Sony has announced two variants of The Evil Within (known as Psycho Break in Japan) limited edition …

iPad, I choose you: 'Pokémon' officially hits the App Store

Remember that <i>Pokémon</i> iPad game that was teased not too long ago? Well, if the mere mention of it stoked a fire inside that made you want to abandon Blizzard's <i>Hearthstone</i> forever, <i>Joystiq</i> has spotted that the pocket monster trading card game is available on the App Store now. <i>Pokémon TCG Online</i> is …

Hyperkin’s Pixel Art Controller

This PC controller looks like a low-res SNES controller! Also it comes in a bunch of colors (there’s a banner on the website showing four more than we have here). Is that Hulk green and purple?<p>It’ll be out in September. No idea how it is as a controller, but this design is fressssshhhh.

Mario and Luigi cycle through their early color...

Why Sega handed Sonic over to Western studios and gave him a scarf

Veteran Sonic game designer Takashi Iizuka is overseeing the production of <i>Sonic Boom,</i> but main development is entirely in Western hands due to Sega's desire for Sonic to be more appealing to Western audiences.<p>Speaking with Polygon, Iizuka said the decision to give developer Big Red Button creative …

Hear the 'Super Mario Bros.' theme played on an ancient Chinese instrument

The <i>Super Mario Bros.</i> theme is possibly the most ubiquitous (and perhaps played-out) video game music around, but a young musician has found a way to make it interesting again — by performing it on an ancient Chinese instrument called the sheng. The instrument's natural tone fits perfectly with the</i> …

Link Evolution with Triforce.

prosthetic knowledge — Six Pacmen Audio visual performance piece by...

Real Life Playable Flappy Bird Game

Flappy Bird might be inexplicably gone from the iTunes App Store but that tricky little flying bird still lives on- in real life. Fawn Qiu made this …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

The world's 13th-best Donkey Kong player has something to prove

Most nights, Shaun Boyd leaves his wife on the couch, contentedly cross-stitching in front of <i>Downton Abbey</i> or old episodes of <i>Star Trek: The Next Generation</i>. It's seven or eight, after they've eaten dinner, when Shaun excuses himself. He goes to the next room: his room, small, with a computer desk …

'The Big Lebowski' goes 8-bit in video game reimagining

The folks at CineFix have dreamed up a retro video game around the classic Coen brothers film, and it's got bowling, an angry John Goodman, and enough White Russians to appease the most devout Lebowskians.<p>Picturing a standard Coen brothers film as a video game brings to mind some gruesome and …

Retrogaming

Japan used to rule video games, so what happened?

Everyone knows video games are big in Japan, but in recent years the question has been whether Japan’s still big in video games. “Japan is over. We're done. Our game industry is finished,” said <i>Mega Man</i> and <i>Dead Rising</i> creator Keiji Inafune at the Tokyo Game Show in 2009, and five years on there’s no …

Someone Made The Pac-Man Soundtrack 13 Years Before The Game Was Created

This Italian sound experiment from 1967 sounds eerily familiar...<p><i>Pac-Man</i>, arguably la crème de la crème of 8-bit arcade glory, wasn't released until 1980, yet we recently noticed a YouTube video that points to a maybe-unexpected source of its inspiration. Take one listen to the above track, and …

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Grafitti Transforms Boxcar Into a Vintage Nintendo Controller

Train graffiti isn't uncommon and is something that might not catch your eye. But if you were stopped at a train crossing, you'd surely notice this boxcar made to look like a giant Nintendo Entertainment System game controller. The painted car includes the large plus sign and bright red buttons we …

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‘Europe in 8 Bits’, A Documentary Exploring the World of Chiptunes

<i>Europe in 8 Bits</i> is a documentary directed by Javier Polo that explores the world of chiptunes, sometimes known as chip music, a genre of electronic …

LEGO Transformer Gaming Consoles

Game Boy Advance<p>Gamebots, transform! 2 years ago, LEGO artist Julius von Brunk built Domaster, a Game Boy Transformer. He's continued to work in that …

Nintendo's Original Game Boy Turns 25

On April 21, 1989, Nintendo released the original Game Boy in Japan. It was built like a brick and rendered a mixture of black and gray pixels on a muddy green background. The console wasn’t light, slender or powerful, but it was the trigger for a new culture around video games and changed people’s …

On Its 25th Birthday, Game Boy Is Alive And Well In The Art World

We take a look back at some of the best art inspired by the officially-antique handheld console.<p>It was the best of times for our brains, and the worst of times for our button-mashed fingers: 25 years ago today Nintendo gave us the first Game Boy, and two-and-a-half decades later, the world …

NES Remix 2 is great for players who bring the right memories (review)

NES Remix 2 is a nostalgia mirror. Hold it up to yourself and it will show you the fond memories you have for classic Nintendo games (or the lack thereof).<p>To get the most from NES Remix 2, you’ll need a history with the Nintendo Entertainment System. That was true with the first game, and it’s …

10 Great Video Game Easter Egg Collections

Happy Easter, everybody! I’m guessing not many people will be choosing to read the Internet today instead of testing the limits of human chocolate …

Retrogaming

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 …

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> …

Retrogaming

Hands-On with Rose Colored Gaming's SNES-Themed Game Boy Advance

A great way to take a trip back in time.<p>The introduction of the Game Boy Advance marked a new generation of gaming handhelds for Nintendo. The first …