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Nintendo 64 modded to mobility, looks like a gigantic Gameboy

Nintendo 64 modded to mobility, looks like a gigantic Gameboy

There's this fellow by the name of Slipstream, folks, and he's created not on, not two, but three N64 handheld gaming devices, each of them able to play full-sized Nintendo 64 cartridges through a 4.3-inch LCD display - and you'll never guess what the whole final package looks like. Behold the Electus 64, or as I like to call it, the Gameboy Massive. You're about to see a fully functional custom-made setup that'll play everything from GoldenEye 64 to StarFox, all of it from a candy apple red chassis you're bound to have a heart attack over if you've got a mind for retro reborn.

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Wooden portable NES mod

Wooden portable NES mod

At first glance this looks like a Gameboy Micro clad in wood, but actually the scale is rather different.  The handiwork of The Longhorn Engineer, it's in fact a modified Nintendo-on-a-chip (NOAC) retro NES gaming console packed into a custom wooden case and given a 3.5-inch display and Li-ion batteries for some portable classic play.

Gameboy effects & sampler foot controller hack

Gameboy effects & sampler foot controller hack

We've seen Gameboy mods before, but I didn't know you could repurpose one to act as a guitar effects and sample loop box. That's just what software Nanoloop does, and since you don't really want to be jabbing at a D-pad while you're meant to be concentrating on your frets, Joey Mariano has just the breakout-box hack necessary.  Edit: Check out Joey's clarification of the setup in the comments.

Check out the video of the system in action after the cut

Can your Gameboy run XP?

Can your Gameboy run XP?

Why in the world would someone want to cram a fully-functional PC inside of something like a classic Gameboy? Because it's fun, that's why!

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Wii U 2 in the works: just as it should be

Wii U 2 in the works: just as it should be

Today you're going to see more than a few stories on how Nintendo is working on their next console release. This would appear at first to be big news - wow, another Wii, coming your way soon! But in fact, the source of this news is none other than a relatively tiny mention by Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata. In an interview earlier this month, Iwata speaks about the next console in line for Nintendo and some features he's hoping it'll have. Nothing too massive - and nothing that'll be released in the immediate future.

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GBA games hit Wii U and 3DS: here’s the first wave

GBA games hit Wii U and 3DS: here’s the first wave

There’s a whole new (old) wave of games coming to Nintendo’s current collection of modern consoles. Both the GameBoy Advance and the Wii U will be getting a set of games throughout April, starting this week with Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga, Metroid Fusion, and Advance Wars. If you’ve played the last on that list of games, you know why the full collection of GameBoy Advance titles has been long awaited on a Nintendo digital front.

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Nintendo 64 revived in color Lekki edition

Nintendo 64 revived in color Lekki edition

We're certain you did not expect to see the name Nintendo 64 in your news feed today, but there it is - revived by the company called Lekki. This machine will be sold by the company in a collection of new colors never available with the console's standard run. While users were able to get a black/gray unit as well as some particularly flashy bright yellow Pokemon style runs, this release (unofficial, non-Nintendo sanctioned, mind you), will come in a set of white-topped colored-bottom units.

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