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Despite their games being incredibly outdated by today's standards, anyone who grew up in the '80s has a perpetual soft spot for their first video game console, which, depending on where you're from, is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 12:06pm 1/13/15 12:06pm

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

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 12:07am 11/26/07 12:07am

Hudson's Yellow Button Press Controller Counts Spasms

First made in 1987, this Famicom-esque "Shooting Watch" counts how many times you can push a button in 10 seconds. Only 10,000 of these are being made in Japan (the only place they're being made), so if you like to eschew modern graphics for more spastic gaming, a big yellow bus will come by your Japanese house and… » 7/27/07 6:30pm 7/27/07 6:30pm