15 of the Coolest NES System Mods

By on June 21, 2013

While people can’t stop talking about the next generation of video game consoles, there’s a whole scene of gamers that are obsessed with modifying older consoles into other useful items or simply giving the console a brand new look.

Check out some of our favorite modifications below:

Steampunk Mod (Modified from the top load NES)

You can check out the entire photo set of the Steampunk mod here.

Steampunk NES modification

NES Cartridge Mod

Interested in fitting the system into a cartridge? Check out the full tutorial here.

Fitting a Nintendo into the cartridge

Guitar Mod

Sold out at the moment, but you can check out more photos here.

Guitar modification

DVD Player Mod

DVD Player game console

Tron Mod

Check out the Tron mod in action here on YouTube.

Tron case mod glowing

Lunchbox Mod with a Controller Handle

Check out the full details on Reddit here.

Nintendo turned into a lunchbox

Mario Case Mod

Fresh look with Mario case

Metal Gear Case Mod

See the case mod in action here.

MEtal Gear case mod

HTPC Case Mod

Tutorial on Instructables here.

NES turned into a computer

PlayStation 2 “Nestation” Case Mod

Playstation 2 NES case mod

Purse Mod with Screen

Check out more pictures and video of the purse in action here.

Purse with a Nintendo built in

Sneaker Mod

You can find more details here.

Insert cartride into sneaker

Suitcase / Lunchbox Case Mod

Check out more details here.

Suitcase / lunchbox mod

Toaster Case Mod

More pictures and details here.

Toaster Nintendo cas mod

Zelda Case Mod

See the case mod in action here.

Zelda NES case mod

About Mike Flacy

By day, I'm the Editor-in-Chief for The CheckOut in addition to being the content manager for Steve's Digicams and High-Def Digest. During my free time, I love to write about pop culture, home theater, digital photography, social media, mobile technology and cool gadgets!


  1. James

    February 10, 2015 at 11:29 am

    Surprised the Nintoaster didn’t make the list. :)

  2. John Huntingdon

    January 18, 2015 at 9:28 pm

  3. larry

    October 8, 2014 at 3:49 am

    Sorry how much

  4. larry

    October 8, 2014 at 3:48 am

    Hello how would it cost me for some one to do the cartridge mod

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