Reading Time: 3 minutes OK Cedrick, we don’t need to know why, but we have to know how you turned a watermelon into a games console. This has got to be a world first. What started out as a regular RetroPie project has blown up reddit due to the unusual choice of casing for the games console: nearly 50,000…… Continue reading Turn a watermelon into a RetroPie games console
Reading Time: 2 minutes An Arduino Tetris console inside of an NES controller Arduino Team — March 3rd, 2020 Tetris was as a perfect complement to Nintendo’s original Game Boy when it came out in 1989, and now “Copper Dragon” has been able to fit an entire system for it — sans monitor or speakers — inside of a faux…… Continue reading An Arduino Tetris console inside of an NES controller
Reading Time: < 1 minutes While we all wait for Nintendo to release their official SNES Mini, now is the perfect time to mention that BittBoy – Mini NES has just been released, and its true retro gaming tech throwback, featuring over 300+ classic games from the NES/Famicom era all in the smallest ever ‘gameboy-styled’ portable case, providing you hours…… Continue reading BittBoy – Mini NES/FC Retro Handheld
Reading Time: < 1 minutes The tiny emulator has been created by Adafruit, a New York-based open-source hardware company, and can be seen playing Pacman in a video produced by the firm. The developers built the arcade machine with relatively few parts and it was completed over a morning of ‘hacking’. “The idea came about while discussing a gaming “bonnet”…… Continue reading Play Pacman and Donkey Kong on world’s smallest Arcade!
Reading Time: < 1 minutes “Game Boy City” is an animated short between 3D and retro-gaming directed by What Pixel You On, with music by FantomenK. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X6O4ggc33QI The first “3D” pixel art animation from What Pixel You On. It’s a little rough around the edges, but if I didn’t upload it now, I don’t think I ever would have. Can you spot…… Continue reading Throwback Thursday Pixel Animation – GBCity Short Film