When Nintendo announced the pint-sized NES Classic, people rightly got super excited about the little guy. Although its hardware limitations became more known over time, the gadget is just so tiny, cute, and cheap that it’s easy to look past its faults. But one hardware hacker named daftmike crafted the mini NES…
Si eres de esos jugadores de Minecraft que —como yo— sólo saben usar la piedra Redstone para crear interruptores de luz, esto te va a dejar con la boca abierta. Un usuario está construyendo una Game Boy Advance dentro de un mapa de Minecraft que permite jugar al Pokémon Rojo Fuego en tiempo real.
Speedrunners have long been exploiting 8-bit games by “reprogramming” them. Pixel-perfect inputs can be used to trigger memory events, usually for the purpose of beating games in fractions of the time it would ordinarily take. A similar exploit exists in the classic Mario Game Boy game 6 Golden Coins, but it exists in…
El 27 de febrero de 1996 llegó al mundo un nuevo videojuego que sería el nacimiento de una de las franquicias más exitosas del mundo. Pokémon nació en Japón de la mente de Satoshi Tajiri, y ahora, más de 50 títulos después, celebra su 20 aniversario con más juegos y mucha historia. Así ha evolucionado Pokémon en 20…
Despite a huge library of successful games, the Gameboy was deeply underpowered, even for its time. At its heart was a modified version of the same CPU that’s still used in some graphing calculators.
Anthony Thomas will take your old Nintendo DS, rip off its top screen, move the speakers, clean things up, paint it and turn it into something way cooler: a Game Boy Macro, an unofficial, over-sized brother to Nintendo’s actual (and wonderful) Game Boy Micro.
Nothing feels quite as long as those morning hours at work leading up to lunch. And if you need more motivation to power through all those emails and voicemails, just remember that lunch time means you get to break into this Game Boy bento box full of power-ups and maybe even a mushroom or two.
A few weeks ago, we asked you which classic gadget you’d turn into a smartphone. We asked because we have a friend who specializes in bringing fantastic phone concepts to life. We gave him a few of the top ideas, and once again, he’s made the magic happen.
Worried your collection of Lego Minifigures is bored while you’re at your nine-to-five all day? Even tiny plastic people need a way to stay entertained, and for those times when the carnival isn’t in town, these Minifig-scale Lego video game consoles and controllers are the perfect addition to any studded living room.
¿Os acordáis de la Game Boy Micro? Un entusiasta de Nintendo y de la electrónica llamado Anthony Thomas acaba de crear la Game Boy Macro. Se trata de una preciosa consola casera capaz de reproducir todo tipo de juegos de Game Boy y construida a partir de una vieja Nintendo DS Lite averiada.
For a lot of us the original Game Boy was our childhood salvation from long car rides and other boring ordeals. And thanks to ThinkGeek, this Game Boy-inspired laundry bag might also be our salvation from bedroom floors covered in piles of smelly dirty laundry.
It’s a dangerously day to be teasing awesome retro novelty products, but Hyperkin is at it anyway. The company just announced that the Smart Boy design concept it posted on Reddit —a special iPhone case that lets you play real, physical Nintendo Game Boy cartridges on your smartphone—is for real. I’m so happy this…
Hyperkin, una empresa independiente dedicada al desarrollo de accesorios para videojuegos, ha ideado un maravilloso dispositivo que convierte al iPhone 6 Plus en un Game Boy, con soporte para cartuchos de juegos de la consola portátil de Nintendo. Aunque aún es un prototipo, la idea es simplemente brillante.
Pokemon: to catch them all, you have to have two of everything—two Game Boys, two (slightly different) copies of the same game and, if you're lucky, a friend to play with. Trading monsters was addictive, fun and included forced social interaction! Well, it used to: someone just built an Arduino so he could trade…
When your opponent is a long day filled with meetings and paperwork instead of a skilled Pokemon trainer, Pikachu, Charmander, and Squirtle won't be much help. The real fighter you need in your corner is caffeine, delivered via this wonderful Game Boy-themed mug that's perpetually playing Pokemon.
It never hurts to keep a distraction close at hand, because you just never know when a long boring meeting is going to strike. And this $12 slider puzzle, loosely styled after the Game Boy or other handheld electronic games, perfectly fits the bill.