Tagged: Nintendo

Nintendo’s Super Mario Run: Must-have arcade game for your iPhone 7

Nintendo Super Mario Run

Alright, so it’s almost less than a week before your have the official Nintendo Super Mario Run game on your iPhone. The iOS app will launch on 15 December 2016, and already there is hype over this arcade running adventure game. Since, Mario has been the popular game of the 90s, the nostalgic feeling of playing it on your mobile device is making everyone go wild.
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DIYer builds palm-sized SNES with Raspberry Pi Zero

SNES console with Raspberry Pi Zero

Nintendo revealed NES all-in-one console at the San Diego Comic Con and the mini-console is scheduled to launch with built-in library of 30 games for Christmas. Before Nintendo rolls out an original console, YouTube user lyberty5 (Hugo Dorison) has handmade a palm-sized SNES that you’d want to have. The Dorison’s Super Nintendo Entertainment System comprises a well painted clay exterior and is fitted in with a Raspberry Pi Zero and couple of USB hubs. The 16-bit DIY console comes pre-installed with games like Kirby Super Star, Doom and Yoshi’s Island. Read More…

Pokemon Go Plus: Wearable that’ll make you a champion, arrives Sept. 16

Pokemon go plus-1

At the Apple Watch Series 2 launch event in San Francisco, Niantic took to stage and said Pokemon Go (the phenomenon) will be available for the wearable. Exciting! But be reminded, Apple Watch is not the only wearable that will interact with Pokemon Go. Announced at E3 trade show with price tag of $34.99, Pokemon Go Plus developed by Nintendo is another wearable dedicated to the game; the wearable device is scheduled to release on September 16 in most countries including USA, Australia, Japan and New Zealand. Read More…

Augmented reality mobile game Pokémon GO is biggest ever in U.S. history

pokemon Go biggest game ever

Quite a few applications have taken Play Store and Apple Store by storm in the past – latest being the Pokémon GO – a Nintendo franchise game. The first real augmented reality game, this is a free download for iOS and Android devices, and it mixes real world elements with the virtual game, which is making people go bonkers for the app. People are fanatically downloading Pokémon GO, and according to a SurveyMonkey report, it is already the biggest mobile game in the history of United States. Read More…

Key developments in gaming industry in the last three decades

Key developments in gaming industry in the last three decades

Gaming is something that is extremely popular across the age and gender spectrum these days, and the games industry has undergone rapid development during the last three decades to get us to that point. This article will summarize a few of the key stages it has gone through during that period.

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5 memorable gaming moments caught on livestream

online gaming livestreaming

In 1984, George Orwell told us of how Big Brother was watching. It’s a theme which has spawned reality TV shows and essentially has come true with CCTV on every street corner. But now we’re even letting it into our private lives when we’re behind closed doors, chilling out at home playing on our PlayStation, or bluffing our way through a hand of poker. Read More…

Tabletop arcade machine relives non-stop gaming mania of the ’80s

STARFORCE PI arcade console

Arcade gaming will never lose its charm and will continue to inspire video game lovers into creating DIY rigs that remind us of the good old days. One DIY’er has gone the length and put his project up on Kickstarter for funding to mass produce a mini arcade machine which is purely awesome. Marcel J. de Haan has finally completed the prototype of STARFORCE PI an electronic tabletop mini-arcade machine paying homage to the golden era of classic gaming.
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Nintendo unveils Miitomo – its first game for smartphones

Nintendo Miitomo

Mario fans have been duped, as Nintendo has unveiled Miitomo as its first game for mobile phones. The much anticipated first smartphone app was introduced by Nintendo during a press event with media and investors in Japan. Sadly, the release date for the game has been push back to March of 2016. Miitomo, which is designed to allow players to create their own avatars (Miis), and communicate with others users – how that counts for a game, I’m not sure. Read More…

Celebrating 30 years of Nintendo magnificence with these mods and DIYs

Happy birthday Nintendo

On October 18, 1985 Nintendo released its first ever console in the region of North America and since then the Japanese gaming giant has not looked back. In a way Nintendo has revolutionized the gaming industry and how can we forget those old school gaming days when playing addictive arcade games like Super Mario Bros. or Duck Hunt for hours and hours was bliss. It has been 30 years since that time and Nintendo has come a long way in establishing itself as a household name for gaming freaks. As a tribute on 30th birthday of Nintendo we have compiled a list of Nintendo-inspired geek stuff and Nintendo mods that you’ll definitely enjoy.
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Cold Boy – Mini fridge turned into a Game Boy machine, boy oh boy!

Cold Boy Mini Fridge turned into Game Boy

What does it take to be creative and do something that somebody never even though of doing? Actually not much, but this mental barrier is too over-whelming for most of us to cross. That however is not the case with Daniel d’Entremont who is an art history major. As opposed to his academic pursuit this bloke decided to run his imagination wild and turn a mini fridge into a Game Boy, all by himself. The inspiration, well, he used to look at his fridge and always wondered how it looked like a Nintendo Game Boy, so decided to turn it into one.
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