Wrap Your Walls In a Glorious Tribute To Classic Cartridge Gaming

Nintendo has stuck with plastic cartridges for its portable gaming machines, but every other console you can buy today left them behind years ago. Which is too bad, because there was a certain charm to swapping those old seemingly indestructible game carts. And if you're feeling nostalgic for them, you can now deck… » 9/29/14 5:00pm 9/29/14 5:00pm

Disgruntled Ink Cartridge Man's Next Trick—Ink Cart Beatboxing

The site that impressed and slightly confused the world with its viral-going ranting ink cartridge description is back, this time with a musical creation. The above tune is made entirely with ink cartridges. They really do live, sleep, eat, breathe and even listen to the sounds of ink cartridges. » 2/15/11 4:00am 2/15/11 4:00am

The Best Way To Recycle Those Damn Printer Cartridges

PRINTER INK. Possibly more expensive than oil and blood. Definitely expensive enough that most people I know haven't bothered owning a printer in years. These printer cartridge dioramas, however, give the increasingly obsolete printer cartridge a new lease on life. » 8/23/10 11:00pm 8/23/10 11:00pm

They Just Don't Make Video Games Like They Used To

By way of Kotaku, we hear about Canadian blogger Rinry, who subjected eight NES cartridges to all manner of video game torture and hell. When the dust settled, seven of the cartridges still worked. [Kotaku] » 1/10/10 3:30pm 1/10/10 3:30pm

Yet Another Modder Desecrates Fond Nintendo Memory From My Youth

Like I've said here before, when a modder takes a perfectly perfect piece of Nintendo lore and makes a hard drive out of it, or turns a classic item from gaming history and begets a USB drive, I weep. » 9/27/09 1:00pm 9/27/09 1:00pm

Retro-Gen Plays Dusty Old Sega Genesis Cartridges and Digital ROMs

We've seen reimagined Genesises (Geneses?) before, but this might be the best one yet. It's portable, it plays both original cartridges and ROMS off an SD card, it's got TV-out and it only costs $50. Sign us up. » 6/27/09 6:00pm 6/27/09 6:00pm

Famicase Exhibition Fuses Yesterday's Famicom Cartridges With Today's…

Rounding out our Nintendo news trifecta today is the annual Famicase art exhibition. It's like many other art exhibitions from around the world, made infinitely cooler by the fact that the artwork is composed of imaginary games pasted to old 8-bit Famicom carts. More than 50 designers, illustrators and authors… » 7/20/08 9:00pm 7/20/08 9:00pm

Nintendo Famicom Business Card Holders Combine Your Idealistic…

What better way to bring your childhood into the present with these Nintendo Famicom business card holders. Your $8.80 will get you one random cartridge or controller, which may or may not be a that really horrible knockoff one made by that one lousy company in the mid '80s. We're looking at you, Ice Climber. If… » 6/30/08 6:30pm 6/30/08 6:30pm

Pur Water Purifying Fruit Flavor Cartridges Are Both Fantastic and…

As if drinking regular water isn't enough for kids these days, Pur is introducing Pur Flavor Options, which is a fruit cartridge you can stick into their Pur water filter systems. The upshot? Now you can flip a switch and get filtered fruit-flavored water from your tap, which has the taste of water you used to rinse… » 5/15/07 10:15pm 5/15/07 10:15pm