Awesome Consoles

R2D2 w/8 Consoles

R2D2 w/8 Consoles

Using a repurposed cooler, Brian De Vitis’ R2D2 carries far more than Death Star plans: it’s packed with eight consoles, a sound system and a dome-mounted projector.

Xbox 360 MW 2 Bundle

Xbox 360 MW 2 Bundle
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It doesn’t include Mad Catz’ sweet controllers, but Modern Warfare 2-themed Xbox 360 bundle is a sweet deal with a 250 GB HDD, 2 wireless controllers, COD: MW2 and a custom case.

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PS3 Slim: ColorWare

PS3 Slim: ColorWare
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Customize your PS3 Slim according to your tastes (or the lack thereof) courtesy of ColorWare: choose one of nearly four dozen colors for the the top, bottom, logo and controllers.

8-Bit Stickup T-shirt

8-Bit Stickup T-shirt
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Video game consoles killed the arcade star: this 8-Bit Stickup t-shirt gets metaphorical with upstart gunmen (Nintendo, Sony, Sega, etc.) wiping out the establishment (coin-op arcades).

Sony PlayStation3 Slim

Sony PlayStation3 Slim
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Available 9/1/09, Sony’s 120GB PS3 Slim uses 32% less space and 34% less power and cost $299; it’ll launch alongside firmware 3.0, minus the ability to install other OS’s. Thanks, Dwayne!

GP2X Wiz

GP2X Wiz
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The all-in-one pocket emulator GP2X Wiz is now available at ThinkGeek, and it has us drooling: it’ll play Atari ST, C64, SNES, NES, Gameboy, GBA, NeoGeo Flash games and more.

Xbox 360 Portable #5

Xbox 360 Portable #5

Ben Heck’s fifth Xbox 360 Portable is lookin’ good: it adds an ethernet port, flush DVD and side panels, volume buttons and more air holes; it’s totally built from scratch. Thanks, Icebone!

Supertendo Portable SNES

Supertendo Portable SNES

Marshall’s Supertendo is a portable SNES that looks pro-enough to have come from Nintendo itself; that’s due to a vacuum-formed case, down to the speaker holes; buy it here.

GEN-X Console

GEN-X Console
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Retro console two-timers need not feel unfaithful: the GEN-X Console plays both NES and Genesis cartridges, allowing you to relive your 8- and 16-bit glory days; it includes two controllers.

Retro Game Emulator

Retro Game Emulator
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The Pocket Retro Game Emulator is 5 consoles in 1: play NES, SNES, GBA, Genesis and Neo Geo roms on its 2.8″ screen with 4GB of storage, a mini SD slot, TV out and stereo speakers.

Sony PSP Go

Sony PSP Go
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Leaked ahead of E3, the Sony PSP Go is a UMD-less slider with 16GB of memory, Bluetooth and memory slot; it won’t replace the PSP 3000 but will sell side-by-side with it this Fall.

Xbox 360: GoW 1 + 2

Xbox 360: GoW 1 + 2
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If you’re an Aussie who’s been holding out for an Xbox 360, this Gears of War bundle is a sweet deal: you’ll get an Xbox 360 Professional, Gears of War and Gears of War 2 for AUD$449.

Retro Mini NES System

Retro Mini NES System
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The Retro Mini is a slightly cheaper version of the FC Mobile II with a smaller 2.4″ screen; it’s a portable console that reads NES cartridges and sports built-in speakers and TV-out.

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X-rayed Consoles

X-rayed Consoles

Flickr user Reintji has an illuminating (and growing) collection of x-rayed consoles and their controllers; you’ll see the naughty bits of everything from a PS3 to the borg-like Gamecube.

FC Mobile II

FC Mobile II
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Available 5/11, Hyperkin’s FC Mobile II allows you to play NES games on a portable console with a 2.5″ LCD; this new version includes two wireless controllers and a light gun.

Original Sega Dreamcast

Original Sega Dreamcast
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If you missed out on owning one 10 years ago, ThinkGeek is offering new-in-box Sega Dreamcasts; no games, but you’ll get a controller and one of them new-fangled 56k dial-up modems.

GP2X Wiz Game Console

GP2X Wiz Game Console
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Coming this November: Gamepark’s GP2X Wiz is a Linux-based handheld game console (read: emulator); we’re digging the OLED touchscreen and 533 MHz 3D accelerator.

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