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Wild Homebrew Console Looks Straight Out Of Fallout

The Ocelot is one of the most bizarre homemade consoles I’ve ever seen. It looks more like a piece of scientific equipment than something you’d play video games on. In all honesty there’s no reason for it to exist at all, but thanks to its determined builder, console modder Matthew Carr, it does.Read more… Continue […]

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How to Use the Equipment on Outdoor Fitness Trails

If you’ve ventured out looking for fitness trails for the Lifehacker Fitness Challenge, you may have noticed some mysterious unlabeled equipment. What are you supposed to do with this bar near the ground? This slanted bench? Here are your answers.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Play This Crazy ‘Super Mario 64’/’Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time’ Mashup

Kaze Emanuar is at it again. The same guy who created the ever-crazy Super Mario 64 Online last year—which Nintendo quickly hit with the copyright hammer—is back with a brand-new creation. This time, he’s taken the world of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time and stuffed it full of Super Mario 64 characters. Before…Read […]

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The Original Arcade Punch-Out Plays Great On Switch

Punch-Out came out on Switch today! No, not Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out. Not the Wii Punch-Out, either. The one that started them all, the granddaddy of Nintendo’s boxing series: the 1984 arcade version of Punch-Out. It’s worth playing if you love the series, but just be aware that it’s pretty rough around the edges by…Read more… […]

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One Of The NES’s Weirdest Controllers Gets A Modern Update 

Remember the NES Max? It was a weird boomerang-shaped controller from 1988 that was, like so many things, ahead of its time. Decades later, a retro modder has given the peripheral a more modern feel—specifically, the feel of an Xbox One analog stick.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Atari Brings Back Night Driver, Sort Of

Released in arcades in 1976, Atari’s original Night Driver is an outstanding example of doing more with less, simulating first-person driving through nothing more than a series of scrolling rectangles. The new Night Driver, coming soon to Android and iOS, looks like any other mobile racing game. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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