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This extra-large handheld Nintendo works (and feels) like the real thing

By | CES 2019, Gadgets, Gaming, Hardware, NES, Nintendo, retro

Handheld retro gaming machines come and go, but few go so simply and effectively to the point as My Arcade’s Retro Champ. You stick in your NES cartridge, hit the power button, and assuming you blew on it beforehand, it powers up. This one sets itself apart with a big ol’ screen, Famicom compatibility, and a whopping 35-hour battery life.

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Nintendo’s NES Switch controllers activate the nostalgia centers (and wallets) of retro gamers

By | Gadgets, Gaming, Hardware, NES, Nintendo, Nintendo Switch

The news that Nintendo would be adding NES games to the Switch as part of its paid online service had a mixed reception, but the company has completely made up for this controversial decision by releasing wireless NES controllers with which to play those games. At $60 they’re a bit steep, but come on. You […]

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SNES.party lets you play Super Nintendo with your friends

By | Apps, berlin, computing, Emulator, freeware, Gadgets, google-chrome, Nintendo, nintendo entertainment system, Software, TC, Web applications, web development, webrtc

Hot on the heels of the wonderful NES.party comes Haukur Rosinkranz’s SNES.party, a site that lets you play Super Nintendo with all your buds. Rosinkranz is Icelandic but lives in Berlin now. He made NES.party a year ago while experimenting with WebRTC and WebSockets and he updated his software to support the SNES. “The reason […]

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