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Tribute64 Retro Controller

Tribute64 Retro Controller
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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
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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.

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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.

Yoshi’s Crafted World

Yoshi’s Crafted World

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 Orchestra

Super Mario Orchestra

The 8-Bit Big Band breathes new life into the soundtrack from the NES classic Super Mario Bros., with an energetic performance of the theme music from the game’s first two worlds by a full orchestra and a chorus providing vocal accompaniment.

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

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.

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

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

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.)

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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.

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

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
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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

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.

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SSB Ultimate: World of Light

SSB Ultimate: World of Light

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

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.

Nintendo Mashup

Nintendo Mashup

After filling our ears with his wonderful classical and Disney medleys, Grant Woolard is back with an epic composition, which flawlessly blends 46 different melodies from Nintendo games in a single track. See if you can identify them all.

Super Mario Party for Switch

Super Mario Party for Switch

Super Mario Party for the Nintendo Switch has 80 minigames to keep you and your friends amused for, well, forever. There are rhythm games, games you can play with two Switch consoles, Mario Party mode and more. You can even play and compete online.

Urban Zelda

Urban Zelda

Imagine if Hyrule weren’t populated with castles, trees, and dungeons, and instead Link had to rescue Princess Zelda in a big city, populated with gun-toting thugs and a villain in a cheesy white suit. Corridor envisions just that in their latest action spectacular.

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