NES

UberNES may be the greatest screen saver since Johnny Castaway

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/ubernes.jpg" alt="ubernes" />Be still my beating heart. The UberNES Nintendo Screen Saver displays a grid of multiple working <a href="ht

Review: Cheap portable media player with built-in NES emulator

Behold! A portable convergence device from faraway lands! It plays music, it plays videos, it takes photos, it’s an e-book reader, a dictionary, a notepad, it slices, it dices, it does it all! B

CrunchDeals: Retro NES-like console for $15

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/211532787.jpg" alt="NES" />Dig up your old NES cartridges, ladies and gents, and prepare to blow them. Wait. Blow out the dust from them. Tha

Nebudroid turns your Android phone into a NES controller

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/nebudroid.JPG" alt="nebudroid" />Say hello to Nebudroid, an Android application that turns your phone into a NES controller for use with emul

Need, not want: Counter-top NES arcade cabinet

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/FHR7JT6FYNT99I7.MEDIUM.jpg" alt="NES" />We'll go ahead and file this one under "Things I Want In My House" and tuck it away in the filing cab

NES controller turned iPhone dock

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/dsc0030fks.jpg" alt="dock" />Old NES controller, meet iPhone. An enterprising individual <a href="http://www.iphonefr.com/viewtopic.php?pid=6

Palm Pre gets a NES emulator!

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/pre.jpg" alt="Pre" />Got a Pre? Like Nintendo? If you fit in the overlapping intersection of that particular Venn diagram, then have I got so

Console plays NES and Genesis games, costs $50

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/bd92_gen_x_genesis_nes_game_system.jpg" alt="GEN-X" />Hot damn, folks. If all the talk of newfangled gaming coming out of E3 this week has yo

Quick Review: Nesoid NES Emulator for Android

I’m a big fan of the T-Mobile G1 but to say that the selection of quality games from the Android Market has been underwhelming (at best) would be sugar-coating it. Luckily none of that really ma

Portable NES machine plays actual cartridges

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/ba65_retro_mini_handheld_nes_system.jpg" alt="NES" />Portable 8-bit gaming sort of hits the mainstream with ThinkGeek.com now selling the $50

Awesome "FamicomBox" arcade NES spotted on Yahoo auctions

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/famicombox.jpg" /> The things people will actually <a href="http://page4.auctions.yahoo.co.jp/jp/auction/d88989658">put up for sale!</a>

Christmas Memories: The Nintendo Entertainment System

<img class="left" title="Nintendo_entertainment_system" style="display:inline;" height="162" alt="Nintendo_entertainment_system" src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/nintendo-ente

Get your combination NES-SNES-Genesis right here

I saw one of these things at PAX. It’s a great idea; after all, the actual hardware involved has become extremely small. You can fit an NES into a cartridge if you want to. So it makes sense to

NesBox: A cute little casemod for your hard drive

This fellow is selling a $180 hard drive case mod he built out of an old NES cartridge and a 250GB hard drive. By stuffing everything inside the case, he’s creating what we can only describe as

What’s on your list of all-time best Nintendo levels?

Great piece over on OMG Nintendo about the top ten all-time best Nintendo levels. The staples are there like 8-4 from Super Mario Brothers, the Dark World (above video) from Legend of Zelda: A Link to

XBox 360 Coin-op: It's a bad idea

With the announcement of the coin-op Xbox 360 console, the Arcade Station T2, we hearken back to one of the most amazing evenings of my life. But first, the T2. This is basically a licensed console wi

Turn your old NES into an 8-bit lunchbox

The weekend is fast approaching so here’s another little project for you. Take an old NES console, gut it, and add a couple hinges. Poof! NES lunchbox. The step-by-step can be found over on Instruct

Mod your old NES into a DVD player

Yes! This is awesome. Of course, anything related to modding an NES is awesome. Personally, I don’t watch DVDs that much — or if I did, the player’s guts wouldn’t fit into a Ni

Old NES cartridge modded into portable emulator

Ah nostalgia. An enterprising individual over at the BenHeck forums has “basically cannibalized a OneStation” into an old NES cartridge that runs on three N-cell batteries (commonly found in certa

Current top 10 of Akihabara's most expensive retro games (photo report)

Here are the top 10 of the most expensive retro games currently sold in Tokyo’s Akihabara district (based on my research in about 10 stores). I took the picture above in the place I love the mos
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