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    Ben’s Guide to Choosing and Finding Nintendo Amiibos

    Nintendo’s amiibo platform, those little NFC-enabled Marios, Links and other franchise mascots, is proving to be a real, actual thing that people care about. Turns out it doesn’t matter that their functionality in Super Smash Bros. for Wii...

    • Posted 3 days ago
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    Deals of the Week (May 9): Deals Dearest

    This week at Ben’s Bargains, we saw some good spring fitness and outdoor deals, including a big discount on Nike running shoes at Road Runner Sports and a cheap Bowflex heart rate monitor watch for $11 bucks at...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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    Revealed!! What Nintendo’s poor Wii U sales will mean for gaming deals in 2014

    If you haven’t heard, Nintendo had to aggressively slash sales projections by nearly 70 percent after a slow holiday season of Wii U sales. Despite the $50 price cut during late 2013, Nintendo is projecting sales of...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • Breaking Bad 72Pins
    Shut Up and Take My Money: 72Pins NES Cartridges

    Film and video game makers are always trying to make their visuals bigger, better, and more spectacular. However, very few seem to realize the truth at hand: graphics reached their peak with 8-bit. But then 8-bit became...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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    Four Reasons Why the Nintendo 2DS is a Brilliant Idea

    If you haven’t heard the news yet, Nintendo is launching a new handheld gaming device called the 2DS on October 12th. The design of the hardware has been taking lots of flack from the gaming community, probably...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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    Out of Quarters? Watch this Amazing Stop Motion Version of the Original Donkey Kong

    Rejoice, fellow gamers. Thanks to French blogger Guiz de Pessemier, we can finally watch Donkey Kong being played the way it was always meant to played… as an intricate frame-by-frame stop-motion reenactment! Using custom made pixel art...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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    Artist Recreates Classic NES System out of LEGOs

    Developed by Flickr user weltall1028, this collection of photographs show off the creation of a full-sized Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) nearly created entirely out of LEGO bricks. As you can see in the photos below, the LEGO...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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    NES Cartridge Art: Where the Past and Present Collide

    If you haven’t checked out the fantastic work of 72Pins, you are about to have a fun time. The company takes classic NES cartridges and applies a new label that’s related to something relevant in the gaming, television...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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    15 of the Coolest NES System Mods

    While people can’t stop talking about the next generation of video game consoles, there’s a whole scene of gamers that are obsessed with modifying older consoles into other useful items or simply giving the console a brand...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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    What’s Next? Handheld Game Consoles Through the Years

    While home game consoles get the lion’s share of the spotlight, handheld gaming has been around for a while now with a few ups and many downs. Its biggest challenge to date has come in the form...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • The-Evolution-of-Video-Game-Controllers
    The Evolution of Video Game Controllers: Look How Far We’ve Come

    We all have memories of our first video game system. For me, the original Nintendo (NES) was set up in my childhood dentist’s office — who knew there were ways to get seven year olds excited about...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    YMMV: The Power Mitt… It’s So Bad

    Whether you dreamed of being Lucas Barton from The Wizard or always wanted a piece of Nintendo peripheral history, the Power Mitt by Jon Kay of Fangamer will fit the bill.  This custom-printed oven mitt—an interpretation of the classic Power Glove—has all...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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