• Bowser and Toad Super Mario amiibo
    Everything About Nintendo’s Latest Wave of amiibo Figurines

    A couple of weeks ago we ran a piece detailing everything we could about Nintendo’s amiibo lineup. We knew then it was a success. Today, we know that the NFC figurines have ascended success and entered the...

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  • The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D Skull Kid Figurine Bundle Gamestop
    The Skull Kid Majora’s Mask 3D Figurine Isn’t the Only Sweet Video Game Extra

    So you’re up in a tiffy about that newly announced The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D bundle ($50). Nintendo figurines are all the rage right now, whether they’ve got NFC chips inside them or not, apparently. This Skull...

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  • Ben’s Guide to Choosing and Finding Nintendo Amiibos

    Nintendo’s amiibo platform, those little NFC-enabled Marios, Links and other franchise mascots, is proving to be a real, actual thing that people care about. Turns out it doesn’t matter that their functionality in Super Smash Bros. for Wii...

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  • Deals of the Week (May 9): Deals Dearest

    This week at Ben’s Bargains, we saw some good spring fitness and outdoor deals, including a big discount on Nike running shoes at Road Runner Sports and a cheap Bowflex heart rate monitor watch for $11 bucks at...

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    Revealed!! What Nintendo’s poor Wii U sales will mean for gaming deals in 2014

    If you haven’t heard, Nintendo had to aggressively slash sales projections by nearly 70 percent after a slow holiday season of Wii U sales. Despite the $50 price cut during late 2013, Nintendo is projecting sales of...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Breaking Bad 72Pins
    Shut Up and Take My Money: 72Pins NES Cartridges

    Film and video game makers are always trying to make their visuals bigger, better, and more spectacular. However, very few seem to realize the truth at hand: graphics reached their peak with 8-bit. But then 8-bit became...

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    Four Reasons Why the Nintendo 2DS is a Brilliant Idea

    If you haven’t heard the news yet, Nintendo is launching a new handheld gaming device called the 2DS on October 12th. The design of the hardware has been taking lots of flack from the gaming community, probably...

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    Out of Quarters? Watch this Amazing Stop Motion Version of the Original Donkey Kong

    Rejoice, fellow gamers. Thanks to French blogger Guiz de Pessemier, we can finally watch Donkey Kong being played the way it was always meant to played… as an intricate frame-by-frame stop-motion reenactment! Using custom made pixel art...

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    Artist Recreates Classic NES System out of LEGOs

    Developed by Flickr user weltall1028, this collection of photographs show off the creation of a full-sized Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) nearly created entirely out of LEGO bricks. As you can see in the photos below, the LEGO...

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  • Game of Thrones in the snow
    NES Cartridge Art: Where the Past and Present Collide

    If you haven’t checked out the fantastic work of 72Pins, you are about to have a fun time. The company takes classic NES cartridges and applies a new label that’s related to something relevant in the gaming, television...

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    15 of the Coolest NES System Mods

    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...

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  • What’s Next? Handheld Game Consoles Through the Years

    While home game consoles get the lion’s share of the spotlight, handheld gaming has been around for a while now with a few ups and many downs. Its biggest challenge to date has come in the form...

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