Tag Archives: Console

Appreciate the Substance Behind the Style with Rose Colored Gaming’s Transparent SNES System

Transparent electronic hardware has a certain allure that’s difficult to explain. Be it Nintendo’s unreleased demonstration hardware or even CRT TVs made for use in prison, some kind of thrill can be had from gazing in at the parts of a device that … Continue reading

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The case for Zelda on NX.

It’s quite arguable that the upcoming Zelda title for the Wii U, aptly titled ‘The Legend of Zelda for Wii U’, is one of the most highly anticipated Nintendo titles in a long time. Despite this lofty title, so far … Continue reading

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CyberGadget’s new console plays almost everything, and you can pre-order it right now

This is the RetroFreak, a brand new multi-system console from Japanese peripheral creators Cyber Gadget, (who you may be aware of for bringing us this entirely necessary accessory for the 3DS). Earlier this year, all eyes were on Hyperkin’s Retron5 … Continue reading

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Beauty in simplicity; a visual compendium of the ZX Spectrum

When people think about old games with nice visuals, it’s safe to say that for many people, the British-made ZX Spectrum is unlikely to come to mind. However, Bitmap Books are working to change this with their brand new Kickstarter project; Sinclair … Continue reading

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A Famicom for the 21st Century?

Artist Arne Niklas Jansson has recently posted a really cool and creative new concept for a variation on the Famicom system, the ‘Famicube’, on his website Android Arts. This interesting notion takes into consideration both a brand new identity for the Famicom, as well … Continue reading

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