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Get yourself a Lego NES console with Powerpig’s Builds ‘n Things

Get yourself a Lego NES console with Powerpig’s Builds ‘n Things

By 14 February 2014

Have you ever wanted to build a Nintendo Entertainment System replica console out of Lego? Now you can.  Chris McVeigh, creator of Powerpig Productions and a self-described avid Lego builder, has a Builds 'n Things online retail store where he sells... >>

Hyperkin Retron 5 to launch in December for £56 - packs multiple classic systems into one

Hyperkin Retron 5 to launch in December for £56 - packs multiple classic systems into one

By 19 September 2013

There's a console in existence that's compatible with multiple gaming system cartridges. Classic ones. And it will be available for purchase on 10 December. Called Hyperkin Retron 5, the console plays cartridges from NES, SNES, Game Boy, Game Boy Color,... >>

Sonic vs Mario

Sonic vs Mario

By 23 June 2011

Darth vs Luke, Superman and kryptonite, ketchup against gravy - these are some of the all time great battles that have been fought out between our heroes. There is however one face-off that has always ruled above all else, the tale of a pesky plumber... >>

VIDEO: Futurama - the NES game

VIDEO: Futurama - the NES game

By 15 March 2011

We've stumbled across a couple of funky NES mashup videos as of late (our favourite being the HD sound Super Mario Bros one) so we couldn't just ignore this Futurama NES video that we spotted on Likecool, even if it has been on YouTube almost three years.... >>

NES coffee table appeals to the 8-bit geek in us

NES coffee table appeals to the 8-bit geek in us

By 10 December 2010

We've featured some pretty funky coffee tables on Pocket-lint. There was the gravity defying Float, David Maloney's retro-tastic PC component effort and the hi-tech Amusity. But we've never seen an effort that tugs at our nostalgia senses quite as much... >>

VIDEO: Super Mario Blinkers

VIDEO: Super Mario Blinkers

By 4 August 2010

Look, we know that with Kinect you'll be able to play games by moving around, and there is even a face controlled game coming for the Nintendo DSi, but there is something charming about this hack-job from the clever so-and-sos at Waterloo Labs, who have... >>

NES Contra gets Expendables makeover on Facebook

NES Contra gets Expendables makeover on Facebook

By 13 July 2010

The Expendables is all set to become the biggest action movie of all time. Well, that's if an action movie is assessed by looking at its cast that is. For the upcoming movie stars pretty much any muscle-bound, vest-loving, action hero who's graced the... >>

NES turned into media centre PC

NES turned into media centre PC

By 10 May 2010

An enterprising modder has turned his retro NES console into a media centre PC that would rival some of the most advanced models on the market. On the outside it looks like a regular NES straight out of the Eighties, albeit with the requisite PC connectors... >>

NES game sells for $41,300

NES game sells for $41,300

By 2 March 2010

A ultra-rare NES game titled "Stadium Events" has sold for more than $40,000 in an eBay auction. The NTSC title, which is unopened and factory sealed, attracted 115 bids before a winning figure of $41,300 was settled upon. The reason for the rarity and... >>

Final Fantasy I and II coming to iPhone

Final Fantasy I and II coming to iPhone

By 25 January 2010

Square Enix has announced that both Final Fantasy I and Final Fantasy II will be coming to the iPhone and iPod touch later this year. Originally released on the NES back in 1987 and 1988, both games have been revamped to feature touchscreen controls.... >>