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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

12 games that re-create the drudgery of real life

Not all games are fun. Not all games are meant to be. Some are tedious, monotonous, and occasionally depressing. A bit like real life.<p>We’ve selected 12 titles below that successfully recreate the everyday grind.<p>They fall under two categories: those that are deliberately downbeat, and those whose …

How the internet ruined game consoles

The time it took for my brother to get our new Super Nintendo out of the box and connected to our television couldn't have been more than five minutes. I'm pretty sure we used the same coaxial cable connector that the NES before it used, though it's possible he was bold enough to forge a new …

Whiskey Flasks Made From Classic Nintendo Video Game Cartridges

Ink Whiskey founder Matt Cornell and his team have created The Entertainment Flask, a concealable series of whiskey flasks made from classic Nintendo …

16 Rad Retro Gaming Accessories for Your Home or Office [PICS]

If you yearn for the good old days of pixelated gameplay, then you're going to love the 16 excellent accessories we've found that celebrate all …

TFTW: Top Ten Families