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  1. Nintendo Releases New NES-Themed 3DS XL And Oh So Much Yes Please

    It's-a me, your drained bank account!

    Well, we didn't need money anyways, right? Nintendo has just announced that they're releasing three new variations of the 3DS XL before the 2014 holiday season - including one that looks like a classic NES controller. And the box it comes in? Shaped and designed like an NES console.

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  2. Game of Thrones‘ Maisie Williams and Other Teens React to the Original NES

    "Just bang on it." Close, but we were looking for: "Blow on it."

    Yes, there are now people who are nearly full-grown adults who have never blown into an NES cartridge to make it work. Who is raising these children without NES in their lives? It's downright disgraceful. While I call DYFS about that, watch these teenagers try to figure out how an NES works. (Hit the jump for a bonus video of the teens playing some more NES games.)

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  3. Analogue Nt Is the Futuristic/Retro NES of Your Dreams, and You Can Own One for $500

    It turns out you can put a price on your childhood.

    If you've got an extra $500, you can go out and spend it on the finest gaming console on the market. No, not Xbox One or a PS4 plus some peripherals. What I'm referring to is the brand new, aluminum NES, the Analogue Nt. Adjusted for inflation, it's not even that much more than you originally paid for that NES you should've kept.

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  4. You Can Play The Legend of Zelda From Link’s POV With The Oculus Rift

    Living in an 8-bit world has never been more heroic.

    The Oculus Rift can be used for all sorts of amazing things, like controlling space robots and diffusing bombs. But let's be honest with ourselves - what we really want out of virtual reality gaming is the ability to play The Legend of Zelda from a first-person perspective. That's right; you can be Link (just make sure you keep quiet).

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  5. Super Mario Bros. Is Surprisingly Hard to Beat With the Lowest Possible Score [Video]

    You can't even fail at Mario Bros. as well as this guy.

    YouTuber NotEntirelySure has beaten Super Mario Bros. with the lowest possible score without any cheats for assistance. Now even if you usually fail admirably at old school games, you can't even feel good about that, because someone has turned it into an art and is better at it than you.

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  6. Here’s a Bunch of New Art from the Little Nemo Comic Reboot

    Hey, it turns out reboots are capable of not being "gritty." Who knew?

    Winsor McCay's 1905 comic strip Little Nemo in Slumberland and its unprecedented vision left a huge impression and spawned an animated movie almost a century later in 1989 and a great NES game (Little Nemo: The Dream Master) in 1990. Now, it's coming back to comics, and artist Gabriel Rodriguez has tweeted a bunch of the artwork.

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  7. Watch Every Single NES Start Screen Back to Back [Video]

    Come for the nostalgia; stay for the random chiptunes.

    For some perspective on your NES library, watch every NES start screen back to back and marvel at just how many of these games you never played, let alone even knew existed. Seriously, the NES had an incredible amount of games, and just their start screens alone will take up over three hours of your life with charming chiptunes and nostalgia.

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  8. The Entertainment Flask Looks Like Your Favorite NES Cartridges, This Is Your Adulthood

    Maybe our video game addiction isn't the one our parents should've been worried about?

    Ink Whiskey LLC has passed its Kickstarter goal for the Entertainment Flask, so you'll soon be able to carry your liquor around in a flask that looks just like an original NES cartridge. Now you can hide your real collection of booze inside a fake collection of NES cartridges with humorous, alcohol themed labels that may homage to gaming classics.

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  9. Vsauce Is Here to Meet Your NES Trivia Needs with This NES Stop Motion [Video]

    Shots fired. Lots of them. In Duck Hunt.

    What is the cumulative weight of all NES consoles ever sold? How much total RAM did they contain? What is their correlation to the speed of Domino's Pizza sales? Yup, that's something you'll know after watching this video. You're welcome. All of your burning questions are answered here by a stop motion NES console and Vsauce.

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  10. Every Original NES Game Makes up this Gorgeous Nebula

    Even Day Dreamin' Davey? Yeah. Even Day Dreamin' Davey.

    You may have had a lot of games for the original NES, but you probably didn't have all of them. There were over 700 games made for the system, and they're all featured in this beautiful poster that spirals outward like a nebula -- a NESula if you will. No? Fair enough. Take a look and try to find your favorite.

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