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Tag Archives: Gaming

So This Is What Pac-Man Looks Like Under X-Rays

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Who knew? Makes sense, though. And guess what, you can even buy the print.

You’re looking at artwork called ‘The Consumer’ by one Shok-1, and he’ll be selling each print for £125 (about $195) starting on December 5th. It’s a limited edition run of only 160, and each one measures 21″ x 21″. Also, each print will be signed, numbered and embossed by SHOK-1.

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Deal Of The Day: 25% Off On NES30 Bluetooth Controller

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If you want to play games on your tablet or smartphone, you have two choices. Use the on-screen controls like a peasant. Or get yourself dedicated controller. The NES30 is as good as any, and some would argue even better since it’s shaped to look exactly like an NES controller of old. The only difference is it connects through Bluetooth and has reconfigurable buttons. Oh, and there are two additional action buttons and two shoulder buttons. Because, well, today’s games might need more than three buttons. But there you have it, for $29 you can party like it’s 1986.

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Doritos-Flavored Mountain Dew Being Tested

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Frito-Lay and Pepsi Co. sure week to have been smoking up the good stuff lately. As part of a test at Kent State University in Ohio, college students have been offered the “opportunity” to try different flavours of Mountain Dew being cooked up. One of these was an ungodly mix of Doritos and Dew, cleverly called Dewitos. Yes, the drink is supposed to taste like a swig of Dew after a bite of Doritos. According to Reddit user ‘joes_nipples’ on Reddit, “It tasted like orange with a doritos aftertaste. It tasted like straight doritos afterwards though. Weirdest thing I’ve ever drunk.”

Other flavours on trial were Lemon Ginger and Mango Habanero, but we’re particularly intrigued by the Dewitos. Heck, we’d be down to trying some, if anyone wants to ship a few bottles to OhGizmo! HQ.

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[ Kotaku ] VIA [ Technabob ]

Deal of The Day: 30% Off On Retro Classics Nintendo & Gameboy iPhone 6/6+ Cases

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If you’re over 25, there’s a good chance you feel pretty nostalgic about the GameBoy and the Nintendo Entertainment System. These were staples of our childhood, and there’s nothing wrong with wanting to pay homage to our past in any way we can. How about these cool iPhone 6/6+ cases that mimic the GameBoy and Nintendo look? They’re not like the cheap silicone cases you’ve seen already for previous generation phones. These are tight fitting plastic cases that will protect your phone from scratches, while preserving all the phone’s functionality thanks to strategically placed cutouts. Better yet, they’re at $14 after today’s deal.

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LEGO Super Mario Bros. Floor Lamp Can Be Your For A Princely Sum

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Everything in life comes at a price. The price you pay for not having the patience or the skill to build a magnificent 27.5″ tall, and 10″ square Super Mario Bros. floor lamp is an outrageous $2,200(USD). And let’s be honest, you know that if you had that kind of disposable income, you’d be it yesterday. Right?

This is a Mario Brothers themed Lego light that can also be used to hold your keys, wallet, sunglasses, whatever. The lights are LEDs and they are operated by remote control. Via the remote you can turn the light on and off, change the color, turn the brightness up or down, and the lights have some color changing effects as well.

It’s made by Etsy seller PugsnLegos, who fortunately has other similar (but smaller) items for sale at more reasonable prices.

Hit the jump for lots more pictures and a video of the thing in action.

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Deal Of The Day: 25% Off On NES30 Bluetooth Controller

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Playing games on mobile devices with on-screen controls just isn’t as much fun as with a dedicated controller. So if you’re in the market for something like that, you might want to take a look at the NES30 Bluetooth Controller. It connects to Android and iOS devices through Bluetooth, and looks exactly like an NES controller from the 80’s. If you were born in the 80’s, the retro look will be a throwback to all those mornings spent playing Ninja Gaiden while your parents harass you to get dressed for school. The keys are programmable, the battery rechargeable after 20+ hours of runtime, and it’s even compatible with PCs or Macs through a wired USB connection.

Normally you’d pay $40 for it, but it’s $29.99 with today’s deal.

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Deal Of The Day: The Name Your Own Price Handheld Hero Android Gamer Bundle

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Stuck in an airport for a few hours, like this editor is, and looking to kill some time? Few things do the trick better than a few games. But why spend more money when you can spend less? You’re looking at the Handheld Hero Android Gamer Bundle, done in typical StackSocial ‘Name Your Own Price’ style. This means you can get up to 7 different games for as little as the average price, which is about $1.16 right now. That’s a $16 value, for titles like Spyder Arcade HD (which normally costs $4) and Incredipede (also $4). Know that 10% of your purchase will go to a charity.

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Space Invaders Toilet Paper Holder

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This is a 3D printed toilet paper holder. It’s shaped like a Space Invaders, the “PX361″ to be exact (yes, that’s its name, at least according to one website we found). It holds toilet paper, costs $20 and is made from both ABS and PLA plastic. And if you think there should be more to say about this product, then it’s really not for you.

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Old School Style NES30 Gamepad Works With Devices Today

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The time is 1985. You’ve just come back home from a gruelling day at kindergarten. You just want to unwind with a nice cup of milk and your favourite gaming system in front of you. That was bliss. Fast forward 30 years, and you sadly contemplate your modern life with all its stale responsibilities and obnoxious obligations. But for a few minutes a day, you can still relive some of that former glory. The NES30 gamepad pictured above is a 1:1 replica of the Nintendo Entertainment System controller from the 80’s. This one connects to several devices through Bluetooth, however, allowing you to game with more freedom than anyone can with the on-screen controls seen on most mobile device games. Ok, there are four extra buttons that weren’t part of the original, so exact faithfulness was overlooked in favour of modern usability. But it’s still a pretty good approximation to what the original looked like. The battery will last 20 hours between charges, and it will work with just about any device capable of playing games, except consoles. It’ll cost you $40 to own.

[ Product Page ] VIA [ Engadget ]