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NES Controller Mug

NES Controller Mug
$15  Buy Comment

Retro gaming fans, 1up your caffeine levels with this fun ceramic mug from Paladone. It features a level from the classic Super Mario Bros., and its handle looks just like the controller from the original Nintendo Entertainment System. Now someone needs to make a playable version.

S-Charge Battery for Nintendo Switch

S-Charge Battery for Nintendo Switch
$110  Buy Link Comment

The S-Charge is a jumbo battery case for the Nintendo Switch. It has a 10,000mAh battery, enough to charge the Switch up to four times. It also has a USB charging port, a slot for two cartridges, and a kickstand. It’s on sale at Touch of Modern as of this writing.

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Super Mario Cat Bros.

Super Mario Cat Bros.

Mario Kitty finds out that Princess Kitty has gone missing, and recruits the help of Human Luigi to rescue her in this cute, charming, and well-executed short film by Mr.TVCow. We’re dying to see what Bowser looks like. We’re thinking an English mastiff with a spiky collar.

Dunkey Reviews Super Mario 64

Dunkey Reviews Super Mario 64

(PG-13: Language) If you’ve never played Super Mario 64, you need to go get your hands on an N64 (or a good emulator) and play it. Videogamedunkey reminisces in this review of Nintendo’s truly groundbreaking 3D platformer, its analog control scheme, and amazing level design.

New BittBoy Handheld Retro Console

New BittBoy Handheld Retro Console
$40  Buy Link Comment

The New BittBoy is a retro handheld video game system that lets you play NES, Game Boy and Game Boy Color games (and isn’t loaded up with sketchy pirated ROMs). It loads games from a microSD card, supports save states and has a 2.4″ IPS screen with adjustable brightness. It’s $10 off the original price in The Awesomer Shop.

Tribute64 Retro Controller

Tribute64 Retro Controller
$25-$30  Buy Comment

Retro-Bit’s Tribute64 is a modern take on the Nintendo 64 controller. The third handle is gone, and the D-pad and analog stick have been switched places. It also has dual Z-triggers and a centered Start button. It comes in Nintendo 64 and USB variants.

Nintendo Switch Arcade Dock

Nintendo Switch Arcade Dock
$50-$100  Buy Comment

TheAVECustoms creates desktop arcade cabinets for the Nintendo Switch console. They can be designed with graphics of your choice, and cutouts for various controller types. Console, display, and controllers not included. They also make complete Retropie-based arcade systems.

GB Studio

GB Studio

Build your own Nintendo Game Boy games without writing code. GB Studio is a free, easy-to-use visual editor lets you load in graphics and audio files, create levels and logic, then export it all as a ROM playable on Windows, MacOS, Linux, in a web browser, or even an actual Game Boy.

The Evolution of Console Controllers

The Evolution of Console Controllers

Cheddar shares the origins of the controllers of the N64, and the Xbox and PlayStation series to point out how their designs were not based on ergonomics alone. Sometimes, management or technological constraints led to these familiar forms.

Yoshi’s Crafted World

Yoshi’s Crafted World
$60  Buy Link Comment

Yoshi’s Crafted World for the Nintendo Switch is a side-scrolling puzzle and platformer game where the characters and the stages are made of everyday objects. Run, fly, jump, shoot, collect hidden objects, purchase armor and more. It also has a co-op mode.

Super Mario Fridge Magnets

Super Mario Fridge Magnets

Nintendo fans, dress up your fridge with your own custom level from Super Mario Bros. This set comes with 80 8-bit magnets from the Mushroom Kingdom, including bricks, pipes, gold coins, Koopas, Goombas, Mario, and Luigi. Just look out for those Piranha Plants.

SteamWorld Quest

SteamWorld Quest

The latest game in the fantasy and steampunk SteamWorld series. SteamWorld Quest is a turn-based action RPG where the robot heroes’ abilities come from customizable decks of cards. It will first be released to the Nintendo Switch in 2019.

Nintendo Labo VR Kit

Nintendo Labo VR Kit
$80  Buy Link Comment

The newest set of Nintendo’s cardboard toy kits brings affordable virtual reality to the Switch. The VR kit gives you goggles and five accessories. Use these to play dozens of mini-games and even to make your own interactive experiences.

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GameCube Controller

GameCube Controller

A guy can’t find the remote for his TV, but while he searches between the couch cushions, he stumbles onto the controller for his old Nintendo GameCube. However, when he plugs it in, it works just a little differently than we remember in Guaranteed Video’s silly sketch.

Making SNES Music

Making SNES Music

While the Super Nintendo system provided us with countless hours of memorable gaming, it turns out that making music for its games was extremely difficult given the system’s memory limitations. The Nerdwriter explores some of the clever workarounds composers employed.

Game Burger Advance

Game Burger Advance

Would you like fries with that? Master of retro-style gadgets Love Hultén shares one of his more whimsical creations – a handheld game system that looks like a cheeseburger. Unlike most of his creations, he shared a making-of video this time around.

Pokémon Sword & Shield

Pokémon Sword & Shield
$60  Buy Link Comment

Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield are the next mainline Pokémon games. Made exclusively for the Nintendo Switch, the games will feature an all-new region, new Pokémon, and beautiful cartoon-style 3D graphics. Both games will drop late 2019.

Super Mario Maker 2

Super Mario Maker 2
$60  Buy Link Comment

Put on your hardhat and practice your supervillain laugh, because Nintendo’s platformer creation game is back. Super Mario Maker 2 for the Nintendo Switch has new tools, courses and features to help you build fun or frustrating stages. Drops 06/2019.

Tetris 99 for the Nintendo Switch

Tetris 99 for the Nintendo Switch

A chaotic 99-player spin on Tetris. Each line you complete lets you send Garbage Blocks to other players, and vice-versa. You can make your attacks more targeted, and you gain bonuses in attack or defense as you defeat others. (Note: video contains PG-13 language.)

Link’s Awakening for Switch (Trailer)

Link’s Awakening for Switch (Trailer)

The beloved adventure game for the Game Boy is getting a very cute and quirky 3D remake. Gather eight magical instruments, awaken the Wind Fish and escape in The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening for the Nintendo Switch. Coming 2019.

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Paper Mario Bros.

Paper Mario Bros.

Fans of Nintendo’s classic 8-bit game will love this hand-drawn animation, which lovingly replicates World 1-1 of Super Mario Bros. Kisaragi Hutae 6 combined paper cutouts and line drawings in his notebook to create this awesome little stop-motion short.

Nintendo Pipe Mug

Nintendo Pipe Mug
$15  Buy Comment

Take a trip to a secret world of caffeine with ThinkGeek’s officially-licensed mug is a 3D version of the warp pipe from the original Super Mario Bros. game. It even includes the floor tiles as a base. The mug can hold up to 15oz and is made of ceramic.

Super Wheelchair Mario

Super Wheelchair Mario

The first few levels of Super Mario Bros. are pretty easy as platformers go, but if Mario had a disability that confined him to a wheelchair, it might be a bit more difficult. This video envisions a redesigned World 1-1 where ramps and elevators make getting around easier.

Fitness Boxing for Nintendo Switch

Fitness Boxing for Nintendo Switch
$50  Buy Link Comment

Nintendo’s workout game for the Switch combines boxing with rhythm gaming. Fitness Boxing has you punching to the beat of a variety of music. Play solo and track your progress, or workout alongside a buddy. You can even engage in a head-to-head match.

PiiWii Pocket

PiiWii Pocket

Shank Mods made an impressive portable handheld console using the brains of a Nintendo Wii. This allows the PiiWii to play any Wii and GameCube game. It also works with Virtual Console, WiiWare and Homebrew apps. Games are loaded on a microSD card.

Nintendo Game Boy Watch

Nintendo Game Boy Watch
$24  Buy Comment

There have been several officially licensed Nintendo Game Boy watches, but we think this one is among the best. Not least because it’s still available for purchase. The watch uses the Super Mario Land theme as its alarm sound and its buttons are used to set the time and date.

SSB Ultimate: Overview

SSB Ultimate: Overview
$60  Buy Link Comment

Here’s a nearly overwhelming overview of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. The game will have 74 fighters, over 100 stages, 55 Pokémon summons, 59 assist characters, Spirit modifiers, a variety of game modes, and of course Amiibo unlockables.

Playing the Nintendo Guitar

Playing the Nintendo Guitar

Musician Rob Scallon shows off a sweet electric guitar that not only looks like a Nintendo console, it still plays games thanks to an NES Classic Mini embedded inside. Drop by Reverb.com by 12/19/18 for a chance to win this exact same guitar.

SSB Ultimate: World of Light

SSB Ultimate: World of Light
$60  Buy Link Comment

Nintendo shares this awesome trailer for World of Light, the single-player campaign for Kirby Smash, er – Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. The Smash Bros. contestants get decimated, and evil doppelgangers of them have been made. It’s up to you to free the characters.

Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia

Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia
$26  Buy Link Comment

Nintendo’s Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia covers the first 17 games in the series, from the original Super Mario Bros. to Super Mario 3D World. It contains information about major and minor characters, spinoff games and more. There’s also a limited edition.

PYUA NES & Famicom Console

PYUA NES & Famicom Console

Love Húlten’s PYUA is a “Nintendo shrine” – a tribute to the NES and Famicom. It bathes the inserted cartridge in a soft light. A glass dome completes the reverential design. It’s based on Analogie’s Nt mini console and comes with two 8bitdo controllers.

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