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Guy Builds a Portable SNES That’s Basically the Switch’s Great-Great-Grandfather

It sounds like the best thing the new Nintendo Switch has going for it, at least at launch, is a new Legend of Zelda game. That makes it a hard sell, especially when this custom portable Super Nintendo already has a massive library of classic 16-bit games—most of which are probably collecting dust in your parents’…

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The New Nintendo Switch Lets You Milk a Virtual Cow, For Some Reason

We now know that the Nintendo Switch officially drops on March 3 for $300, but if having a new Legend of Zelda game available at launch isn’t enough incentive for you to pre-order the shape-shifting console, maybe a game that has you milking the udders of a virtual cow will have you whipping out your credit card.

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Some Genius Crammed the Japanese NES Classic Edition Into an Old Game Boy

After the release of the NES Classic Edition, there’s been quite a bit of speculation about what console Nintendo plans to miniaturize next. The SNES? The N64? The geniuses at Kei Studio clearly want a Game Boy Classic Edition, but instead of waiting for Nintendo to make one, they went and hacked together their own.

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This Tiny Gaming Console Can Play Retro Games From 28 Different Systems

Aside from the pointlessly short controller cables, the only other complaint we have with Nintendo’s NES Classic Edition is that it only comes with 30 classic games. There are so many classic consoles and retro titles to choose from, which is why the RetroEngine Sigma might be a better alternative since it promises to…

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There’s Already a Wireless Controller For Nintendo’s Tiny New Console

The adorable NES Classic Edition won’t be available for another week, but there’s already a wireless replacement for the tiny console’s included tethered controller because as much as we all love retro authenticity, we’ve learned to despise wires when it comes to gaming.

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This NES Controller Notebook Is the Perfect Place to Jot Down Cheat Codes

ThinkGeek’s timing could’ve been better with this 240-page notebook inspired by the NES console’s boxy controllers. It would have been the perfect place to write down level codes, cheats, or draw out maps to help you navigate Metroid’s endless caves and caverns—when you were eight years old. But hey, it’s never too late.

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Why Settle For Just 30 Games When This Tiny Aluminum NES Clone Plays All of Them

Despite a $500+ price tag, the Analogue Nt, a gorgeous NES clone made from a solid block of aircraft grade aluminum, has been continuously selling out since it was first released back in 2014. If you keep missing out, you can always grab one off eBay for $4,000, or wait until January when a smaller, cheaper, improved version will go on sale.

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