This Fake Famicom Controller Does Everything But Play Video Games

Despite their games being incredibly outdated by today's standards, anyone who grew up in the '80s has a perpetual soft spot for their first video game console, which, depending on where you're from, is either Nintendo's NES or Famicom. So while this card-reading portable charger from Datel isn't particularly… »1/13/15 12:06pm1/13/15 12:06pm


Famicase Exhibition Fuses Yesterday's Famicom Cartridges With Today's Curious Artistic Minds

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 9:00pm7/20/08 9:00pm

Nintendo Famicom Business Card Holders Combine Your Idealistic Childhood With Your Sellout Adulthood

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 6:30pm6/30/08 6:30pm

Play Famicom Cartridges on Your DS With CYBER Familator Lite

The CYBER Familator Lite is an Akihabara-esque gizmo that snaps onto your DS Lite and lets you play old Famicom cartridges on your DS screen (If you can hunt down an adapter, you can play NES games as well). I think we should forget the Familator Lite is bigger than the DS, and that an emulator can do the same thing,… »11/26/07 12:07am11/26/07 12:07am

Nintendo's finally ending their support (read: repair) of the Nintendo Famicom (NES), as well as the

Nintendo's finally ending their support (read: repair) of the Nintendo Famicom (NES), as well as the Super Famicom, the N64, the Gameboy and the Gameboy Pocket in Japan. You'll have to play those games on an emulator like the rest of us who moved past the '90s. [itmedia via Arcade Renaissance via Kotaku] »10/18/07 2:20pm10/18/07 2:20pm