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This $15 gift is perfect for gamers — especially if you can’t find an SNES Classic

With Nintendo's $80 Super NES Classic Edition in such short supply, there are going to be a lot of disappointed people this holiday season. You could turn to eBay, where the adorable, miniature Super Nintendo Entertainment System is selling for over $200 apiece.<p>But you shouldn't do that. Who wants …

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The Super NT interface is as beautiful as its hardware

What a 16-bit console interface would look like in 2018<p>With a planned February release fast approaching, Analogue — the company behind the upcoming Super NT console — is sharing some details on the system’s user interface, showing off not only the artwork but the functionality therein.<p>Aiding the …

Gaming

Phil Fish made a ‘pretty f***ing cool’ interface for Analogue’s Super Nintendo hardware

Fez and Super Hypercube designer Phil Fish specializes in a retro-futuristic visual design that is apparent in his interfaces, but now Fish has taken that a step further by working with classic-gaming-hardware company Analogue on its upcoming Super Nt revision of the Super Nintendo. Fish designed a …

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Squarepusher to Soundtrack New Super Nintendo Emulator

Dance music veteran Squarepusher has shared new music he composed for a new Super Nintendo emulator from Analogue called the Super Nt. The producer …

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Check Out The Analogue Super Nt's UI And Boot Animation, Created By Phil "FEZ" Fish

Analogue has lifted the lid on the UI of its forthcoming Analogue Super Nt system, as well as giving some details on the console's unique boot …

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Best Buy Canada will be selling the SNES Classic Edition later today

Best Buy Canada has announced that it will be selling the SNES Classic Edition later today.<p>The electronics retailer says that “limited quantities” of …

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The Next Batch Of ACA Neo Geo Titles For Switch Has Been Revealed

<i>Warning: Spoilers ahead!</i> If you want to be surprised every week with upcoming Arcade Archives Neo Geo titles you should click onto the next article. …

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This modernized SNES controller is almost perfect

Nostalgic DNA for your Nintendo Switch, gaming PC and mobile device.<p>When I first laid eyes on the 8Bitdo SNES30 Pro, I could almost feel my eyes light up. I couldn't help it.<p>The controller seemed to be a mad fusion of the most iconic controller of my childhood and my favorite modern gamepad, the …

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Street Fighter's 30th Anniversary Collection Has 12 Games and More

The <i>Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection</i> consists of 12 classic titles, including the original <i>Street Fighter</i>, <i>SSF II: Turbo</i> and <i>SF III: 3rd …

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The iPhone 8 was the gadget everyone was Googling the most in 2017

Smartphones dominated in 2017.<p>That's according to Google's Year in Search report, which highlights the top-trending searches in the US over the past 12 months — terms that had the highest spike in traffic this year compared to 2016.<p>While devices like the Nintendo Switch and Apple Watch Series 3 …

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Lifehacker's Ultimate Geek Gift Guide For 2017

Pop culture paraphernalia has exploded in recent years, with geek-friendly properties leading the charge. You can now get everything from Monopoly …

George R.R. Martin

A Year in Reading: Gabe Habash

Due to unremarkable, inevitable, and momentous circumstances, I didn’t read as much this year as I would’ve liked. Many distractions were bad, but …

Books

VS. Super Mario Bros. is Jumping Onto the Switch eShop Next Week

As previously reported from printed promotional materials, HAMSTER will indeed bring out the second Nintendo Arcade Archive title next week (along …

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Twitch Man Plays Super Mario World Theme With His Nose, Says He Has Perfect Pitch

Jason Yang is a musician and composer who live streams on Twitch, taking song requests to play on his violin, keyboard and nose. Pulling up a <i>Super</i> …

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'Grinch bots' scoop up hot holiday toys: Here's what to do about it

Can't find that hot holiday toy your kids are begging for? Blame the grinch bots.<p>Get Jeff Rossen's new book, “Rossen to the Rescue,” here.<p>You know those cyber scalpers who buy up thousands of tickets at once using special computer programs? Well now, they're buying up the most popular toys in bulk …

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Washington Square's Amazon Books will have the SNES Classic this week

Amazon might be your last hope to snag a tiny Super Nintendo before Christmas.<p>The SNES Classic, like its NES counterpart last year and March's hybrid …

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Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection Rumbles Onto Switch May 2018

Get your arcade sticks ready, because the Mega Man collections were just the beginning: Capcom will bring <b>Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collectio</b><b>n</b> …

Street Fighter

Square Enix: "Switch is a very attractive and important platform"

Square Enix has been one of the strongest supporters of Switch in the console’s early lifecycle. Between what’s already out and what’s on the way, …

Dragon Quest Builders

Retro Alert! Mega Drive Is Getting A New Arcade-Style Shooter In 2018

A whole 30 years after its initial release, the humble Mega Drive/Sega Genesis is getting a new game. That's right, in 2018, British indie studio …

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Fingerlings sold out? Blame it on the bots

Fingerlings, those colourful chirping monkeys (and sloths and unicorns) that wrap around your finger, have become one of the most desired toys on …

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143 in 1 NES Games Nintendo Cartridge

Enjoy all the best games from gaming’s golden age by inserting this 143 in 1 game cartridge into your original NES console. It comes packed with …

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Here's Where You Can Buy An SNES Classic Edition This Weekend

The SNES Classic Edition makes for a perfect Holiday gift for the gamer or 90s kid in your like: it’s a cute little shrunk-down version of Nintendo’s classic Super Nintendo Entertainment System, and it comes loaded with a collection of 21 games that happen to include some of the best titles ever …

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'Grinch bots' may steal Christmas by snatching up prized toys

SAN FRANCISCO - If no one comes to the rescue, an online army of "Grinch bots" may end up spoiling Christmas for many kids by using automated …

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Pacing: Nintendo’s Secret Weapon

The Nintendo Switch came out nearly nine months ago to the day. In that time, it has received eight major exclusive games: The Legend of Zelda: …

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This is pretty much the only way you’re getting a Super NES Classic before Christmas

Well, gamers, we have good news and bad news for you today. The bad news is that if you want a Super NES Classic console before Christmas, you’re …

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This limited edition Street Fighter II SNES cartridge is all we want for Christmas | Trusted Reviews

<b>During the summer, iam8bit began selling a 30th anniversary edition of Street Fighter II, one of the greatest games of the 16-bit era, in its</b> …

Gear & Gadgets

14 Gifts That'll Work for Literally Everyone on Your List

Sure, it’s the thought that counts. But the real goal is to delight the recipient with your awesome find. We don’t know a single soul who wouldn’t be …

Nintendo

These Classic Nintendo Consoles Play Thousands of Arcade and Other Systems' Games - Technabob

Do you love to play classic arcade games? Don’t have the space for a big arcade cabinet, or the time to futz about installing and configuring …

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Campbell Whyte Tells Us About His Graphic Novel Home Time

Artist and writer Campbell Whyte is the creator of <i>Home Time</i>, a graphic novel about a group of friends whose vacation goes awry after they’re …

Culture

A year of tech nostalgia, 2017 brought the past into focus

One of the more interesting technology trends for 2017 was the wave of nostalgia that passed over the industry. HMD Global's Nokia's 3310 stole the …

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