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The Legend of Zelda as a Studio Ghibli film

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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Famicom system makes for a great Halloween costume

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

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….

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Arts ‘n Crafts day – DIY Mega Man costume

I’m not much of a cosplayer. I enjoy the effort others put into their costumes and seeing the level of detail they get. But for the most part the closest I get to cosplaying is on Halloween. I did make my own Iron Man costume one year. It was more…

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Need more NES nostalgia? Buy this book

I’m not saying you should buy it. They didn’t tell me to tell you to buy it. I’m just saying – if you’re into this big retro push lately around the NES then there’s a cool book you might like. That’s all. As we all know the NES Classic Mini…

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House of Mouse gives Mario a nod in animated short

Disney pretty much owns the entertainment landscape. From Marvel flicks to that indie sci-fi fantasy hit Star Wars to its collection of animated characters – there is no doubt that you’ve seen something Disney has made in the past month…year…decade. They’ve had a lot of influence across the world including…