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Roundup of the tech and game-related April Fool’s gags

Green Throttle Takes (A Few) Mobile Games to the Living Room

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The last time I owned a videogame console, Hypercolor shirts were in, everyone pegged their jeans, and I had a perm. In other words, it was a long time ago. (It was the Nintendo Entertainment System, by the way.) I’m ready to get a new system now, and choosing one...
Green Throttle Takes (A Few) Mobile Games to the Living Room
BYOT Episode 3: The 8-bit era of gaming

Final Fantasy Has Arrived on the iPhone

mashable.com
Both Final Fantasy I and Final Fantasy II [iTunes links] — two games from one of the most revered console game franchises of all time — are available for purchase in the Apple App Store for the iPhone and iPod touch right now.We knew they were coming a while...
Final Fantasy Has Arrived on the iPhone

The Wackiest and Most Creative iPhone Cases

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The iPhone is arguably the most revolutionary product Apple has released in its existence. With nearly 50 million iPhones sold to date, there are hundreds, perhaps even thousands, of iPhone cases that have been created. In this article, we have compiled some of the most creative ones, but also a...
The Wackiest and Most Creative iPhone Cases

3D printed shoes

www.boingboing.net
This laser-sintered 3D-printed shoe, by Naim Josefi and Souzan Youssouf, was displayed at Stockholm's Fashion Week. If only it was made out of the kind of milk-based bioplastic that smells like rice pudding, well, shiny shiny shiny pumps of dairy! The Melonia Shoe: A world's first? Wearable 3D printed...
3D printed shoes

A Game Controller Full of Nostalgia -- And Limitations

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I have a self-imposed ban on videogame consoles in my house. It’s not because I hate videogames, it’s because I love them too much. Though it’s getting hard to resist them with all their integrated entertainment features, for the past couple of years I’ve been able to get my fix...
A Game Controller Full of Nostalgia -- And Limitations

Nintendo Wii U Virtual Console, Performance Improvements Coming This Spring

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Today, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata announced a slew of upcoming enhancements and new game titles for its Wii U gaming console. Responding to consumer requests, Nintendo will provide two significant system updates that will help speed up the time it takes to launch software and return to the Wii U...
Nintendo Wii U Virtual Console, Performance Improvements Coming This Spring
Testing the myth behind blowing into NES cartridges

Growing Up Geek: Amol Koldhekar

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Welcome to Growing Up Geek, a feature where we take a look back at our youth, and tell stories of growing up to be the nerds that we are. This week, we have our very own Amol Koldhekar! My childhood may have kicked off the 1990s, but I grew...
Growing Up Geek: Amol Koldhekar

Super Mario Kart is 20-years-old today: A fanboy's take on the world's greatest ever game

thenextweb.com
I’ve never been much of a gamer, but I’ll always hold a candle for Super Mario Kart. And all you youngsters our there nodding your head, thinking “yeah, it’s the best Wii game ever”, well, that’s not what I’m talking about here. On August 27th, 1992, the majestic Mario Kart...
Super Mario Kart is 20-years-old today: A fanboy's take on the world's greatest ever game

Google’s first April Fool this year is brilliant: ‘Maps 8-bit’ for the Nintendo Entertainment System

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Google offers its Maps product on a huge variety of different systems, but the one that it has so far neglected is the hugely popular Nintendo Entertainment System. Finally, the search giant has answered the cries of NES users everywhere and is launching an 8-bit version of its popular mapping...
Google’s first April Fool this year is brilliant: ‘Maps 8-bit’ for the Nintendo Entertainment System

Shadowrun Returns breaks through $1.5M on Kickstarter

www.geekwire.com
Shadowrun Returns, the revival of Seattle-area game designer Jordan Weisman’s classic franchise, broke through the $1.5 million mark overnight in pledges on Kickstarter. That’s more than three times the original goal of $400,000 in pledges — not the biggest Kickstarter project ever, but right up there with some of...
Shadowrun Returns breaks through $1.5M on Kickstarter

Growing Up Geek: Alexis Santos

www.engadget.com
Welcome to Growing Up Geek, an ongoing feature where we take a look back at our youth and tell stories of growing up to be the nerds that we are. Today, we have our new editor, Alexis Santos. Out of the corner of my eye, I spotted something emblazoned...
Growing Up Geek: Alexis Santos
Kickstarter project aims to reimagine classic Atari game M.U.L.E. (exclusive)

ReadWriteWeb DeathWatch: Video Game Consoles

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Modern game consoles are much more powerful than yesterday's Pong-pads, but their setup and business model remain virtually identical to the Ataris and Colecovisions of yore. But all of that's about to change - this coming generation of game consoles will be the last to resemble anything you remember. The...
ReadWriteWeb DeathWatch: Video Game Consoles

Nintendo: Wii U won't play games from other regions

arstechnica.com
Diehard fans of imported games had better be prepared to buy multiple international editions of the Wii U if they want to play every game available for the system worldwide. Following an off-handed mention in a translated report from Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu, Nintendo has now confirmed to CVG that...
Nintendo: Wii U won't play games from other regions
Capcom releasing remastered version of NES classic 'DuckTales' for Wii U, Xbox 360, and PS3 this summer
Google maps for NES surpasses other attempts at April foolery

Old console becomes new gadget (video)

www.pcworld.com
Las Vegas --Are you the type that thinks video games were so much better back in the simpler times, before 3D graphics and realistic settings? Perhaps you're a fan of the Super Nintendo? Hyperkin would like to speak with you. This is no emulator: this is literally a chip-set...
Old console becomes new gadget (video)
Nintendo confirms Wii U is region-locked, won't play imported games

April Fools' Day makes for Internet silliness

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Google kicks things off a day early this year with a supposed port of Google Maps to the 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment System. Here's an overview of April Fools' weekend shenanigans. [Read more]...
April Fools' Day makes for Internet silliness
Google fools with Maps 8-bit for NES and Game Boy

Wii U Virtual Console Trial Campaign hands-on

www.engadget.com
Looking forward to the Wii U's incoming Virtual Console update? No need to wait -- despite the service's post-spring update launch announcement, Nintendo is already rolling out fully functional (and Wii U enhanced) Virtual Console games to the eShop. It's part of the Famicom's 30th anniversary celebration, and gives...
Wii U Virtual Console Trial Campaign hands-on

Boxing Game Brings HTML5 to the Center Ring, and Punch-Out!! to Campaign 2012

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camPAIN 2012 on an iPhoneIn 1987, Ronald Reagan was president, and the arcade game Punch-Out!! made its debut on the Nintendo Entertainment System with Mike Tyson’s name tacked on. A quarter-century later, Barack Obama is president, and I’m still playing Punch-Out!!, or something close to it. This time, however, I’m...
Boxing Game Brings HTML5 to the Center Ring, and Punch-Out!! to Campaign 2012
OS X Targeted 'OpenEmu' to Deliver Native Mac Interface to Console Emulators
8 coolest and craziest game console mods

Google's hilarious April Fools' Maps launch

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What the world needs is a Google Maps 8-bit for the Nintendo Entertainment System. So Google launches it as an April Fools' wheeze. But what is most beautiful is the performances from the actors in the launch video. [Read more]...
Google's hilarious April Fools' Maps launch
Consoles that won't die: The SNES in 2013
Best Buy Employee Risks His Job In Mission To Save A Nintendo Deluxe Set
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