At the summer Consumer Electronics Show in 1991, Sony announced that it was jumping into the video game hardware market for the first time, partnering with Nintendo to release something called a “PlayStation.” The device never made it to market—for reasons I’ll explain shortly—but someone on reddit may have come across a very rare prototype.
Remi Gaillard continues to pull pranks on an unsuspecting public, this time by bringing MarioKart to the streets. He seems to be on his way to winning the Mushroom Cup... until he has to stop and buy more bananas.
Here is the touching story of Roy and his enduring love for the original Nintendo gaming system. After watching this video it's going to be almost impossible for you not to want to break out your old Nintendo NES.
This video maestro teaches us how to hack old Nintendo cartridges. Davis does so for the sake of art, mostly datamoshing. He talks about the technical and political aspects of doing this, which creates interesting proprietary issues for an artist.
Watch this music student from Emory University, who created a guitar hero like violin, perform a simple violin piece he wrote for his music theory class using a Wiimote and Bio-Glove.
Based on the 1991 Nintendo hit, Battletoads as a cartoon only lasted one episode. Some say it was nothing more than a blatant Ninja Turtles rip off, but Shredder had nothing on the Toads' sexy nemesis, The Dark Queen.
Check out this hilarious clip of Mario's internal monologue as he races through a level. He just wants to find the princess and get laid...if only the flaming sticks and bottomless pits didn't get in the way.
Remember the 3DO? Or the Power Glove? It's easy to forget that the lineage of today's Playstations and Xboxes is filled with so many odd mutants never fit for mass consumption. Here's a look into the awkward, gawky past.
Back when everything was 8-bit, kids were always happy to have something to enhance their video-gaming experience. Captain N did just that running from 1989-1991, it featured such old school Nintendo favorites as Megaman, Simon Belmont, and Metroid's Mother Brain.
See how many of the following classic moments you can spot in this clip: