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Game Frame lets you show off your pixel art

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Sometimes you just need to show off your love of pixel art in a classy looking display. Game Frame allows you to do just that. The LED display let’s you display custom made or preloaded pixel art via an SD card. It’s like a photo frame but for you digital…

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[Extra bits] Overwatch as a sidescrolling NES classic

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I might be one of the few that doesn’t quite get Overwatch. By me even saying that I’m sure the internet can feel a disturbance in the force. I have plenty of friends who love it. I tried it but it was just too much for me. I’m realizing, in…

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Mini Famicom is cooler than your Mini NES Classic

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All that NES Classic Mini hype and I completely forgot about, the O.G. of consoles, the Famicom which also got similar mini treatment. If you happened to actually get an NES mini this may make your cool factor drop a bit. But, really, if anyone has the Famicom Mini it’s…

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8-bit beer is smoother than you’d expect

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I went to Denver a couple months ago for a beer festival. The Great American Beer Festival to be exact. It was a great weekend of food, beer and friends. One evening we decided to stay in at our AirBnB and take it easy. I mean, we had been at…

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The Legend of Zelda as a Studio Ghibli film

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The trailer below was created by designer Matt Vince who, awhile back, also created these beautiful Studio Ghibli inspired posters. Well, no surprise, the trailer is just as beautiful. And just in case here’s a bit more info about Studio Ghibli (to be honest I know of their films but couldn’t reference any…

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[Extra Bits] Nike and EA build the ultimate soccer boot

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In celebration of the 24th anniversary of EA’s FIFA (you’d think they’d do this at 25 not 24?) the company partnered with Nike to create the ugliest most ostentatious 16-bit cleat, boot, soccer shoe out there. EA has been releasing FIFA games since 1994 which is quite the milestone. I’m not a…

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Famicom system makes for a great Halloween costume

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Well, there’s something you don’t see everyday. This throwback costume was spotted in Japan this past week, in search of candy or maybe cartridges. Gotta love the attention to detail and that, as The Verge pointed out, it truly might be a Family Computer with the controllers holding the console’s…

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AVS retroUSB is the more affordable retro NES gaming option

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We’ve seen the AnalogueNT and all it’s beauty (and price). We’ve got the NES Classic coming in a month – pre-loaded with 30 classic NES titles. Now, we’ve got the AVS retroUSB console. A more affordable system that will play original front loading NES cartridges and top loading Famicom games….