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New details on Nintendo’s mini-NES point to gorgeous graphics, but very short cables

New details on Nintendo’s mini-NES point to gorgeous graphics, but very short cables Ever since Nintendo announced it would offer a pint-sized mini-NES with 30 classic games pre-loaded, there’s been a significant groundswell of interest from nostalgic gamers.New information and side-by-side playthroughs suggest that the micro-console offers better graphics than even Nintendo’s own Virtual Console on the Wii U.

Nintendo's NES Classic Edition is flying off store shelves, could match total Wii U shipments for the year

Nintendo's NES Classic Edition is flying off store shelves, could match total Wii U shipments for the year Now, thanks to a new report, we have an idea just how many consoles Nintendo has sold: Nearly 200,000 Classic NES systems thus far in America alone.VentureBeat spoke to NPD, which confirmed that the Classic NES is leading the retro game market, while Google reported that the NES Classic Edition is the most googled console of the year.

The Way Wii Were: Growing Up With Nintendo’s Gaming Phenomenon

The Way Wii Were: Growing Up With Nintendo’s Gaming Phenomenon I also remembered that last November was the 10th anniversary of the Nintendo Wii, the massively successful motion-controlled system between Nintendo’s GameCube slump and its Wii U slump.The Super Nintendo is such a default gaming console to me that I used to call the NES the lowly “regular Nintendo.

An ‘Overwatch’-‘GoldenEye’ crossover aims a Golden Gun right at your nostalgia

An ‘Overwatch’-‘GoldenEye’ crossover aims a Golden Gun right at your nostalgia YouTuber Noilleber crafted a loving mashup of two of the greatest shooters ever made: Rare’s GoldenEye 007 and Blizzard’s Overwatch.Remember when multiplayer balance wasn’t a thing — and balance patches — or any kind of patches for that matter?

You may hate me but, you shouldn't get too excited about an *NSYNC reunion

You may hate me but, you shouldn't get too excited about an *NSYNC reunion Lance Bass told Entertainment Tonight the group will be getting back together and releasing their music on vinyl sometime this year.The problem is, Justin Timberlake just gave an interview dissing his former bandmates, so he'll probably only get involved if there are no strings attached.

The next big trend in phones? Nostalgia.

The next big trend in phones? Nostalgia. Take BlackBerry's KEYone for example.At 49 euros a piece, I bet it'll sell like crazy.

Clippy is back, and this time it's coming for your browser

Clippy is back, and this time it's coming for your browser The world's most infamous paper clip is back in the form of a Chrome extension called Clippy Everywhere!Once installed and activated, the extension creates (or, more accurately, recreates) Clippy's creepy/cute animate antics every time you visit a web page.

Someone made Windows 98 for your wrist, because why not?

Someone made Windows 98 for your wrist, because why not? And someone recently made a browser extension that brings Clippy back to life.Following the trend, Michael Darby, a self-described "amateur technology project maker" who blogs at 314reactor.

'Buffy' is the only show that prepared us for the Hellmouth of Tinder

'Buffy' is the only show that prepared us for the Hellmouth of Tinder Unfortunately, one of them is cursed and dear, sweet Willow ends up a dating a literal monster who she thinks is just a high school student named Malcolm.Who can say I'm not if I'm in the elderly Dutch chatroom.

Narita Boy Is A Cyberpunk Game Inspired By TV Scanlines

Narita Boy Is A Cyberpunk Game Inspired By TV Scanlines “He-man action figures were my favorite toys and Double Dragon was my first game on an arcade machine,” said Fornieles.“The strange magic transmitted by the analogic films of the 80s with their astonishing visuals, synth music and stories full of innocence and imagination are a key part of Narita Boy,” he said.

Robot remembers the good ole days

Robot remembers the good ole days Cr boards.ychan.

Destiny’s latest update wants you to feel nostalgia, but hasn’t earned the right

Destiny’s latest update wants you to feel nostalgia, but hasn’t earned the right The final Destiny update, “Age of Triumph”, which launched this week, desperately wants to feed that addiction.Wasn’t that old raid so great?

This may be the most adorable computer we've ever seen

This may be the most adorable computer we've ever seen But here's a nostalgic effort that goes above and beyond: Developer Janis Hermanns built a Wi-FI enabled LEGO Macintosh Classic that runs Docker on a Raspberry Pi Zero with an e-paper display.(He detailed every step of the process in a blog post here, so you, too, can build your own.

Retro tech is huge right now because the present is a depressing nightmare

Retro tech is huge right now because the present is a depressing nightmare With that in mind, allow us to predict the next wave of retro tech surely hitting Amazon warehouse shelves any time now.Give it a bit more time, and we're sure the trend will extend to neon spandex and headbands.

OMG remember 'Night Trap'? The cheesy live-action game is back after 25 years.

OMG remember 'Night Trap'? The cheesy live-action game is back after 25 years. We don't see many live-action games anymore, and for good reason.They're goofy AF, and they need to be deployed sparingly.

Here's what the new 'Crash Bandicoot' looks like next to the original

Here's what the new 'Crash Bandicoot' looks like next to the original Along with the first extended look at the upcoming remastered version of Crash Bandicoot above, the team behind the series revival shared a new side-by-side comparison between the new N.Sane Trilogy game and the original.