Nintendo’s Labo VR Kit Is Its Wildest Cardboard Adventure Yet

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With its first two kits, Nintendo has already elevated a medium that usually spends most of its life sitting in a recycle bin. Now with the new cardboard Labo VR Kit, on top of adding a whole new dimension of gaming to the Switch’s arsenal, with designs and materials to make cardboard birds, elephants, blasters, and…

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The RetroChamp Turns the Original NES Into a Nintendo Switch-Inspired All-In-One Handheld

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Thirty years after the original Game Boy was first released, handheld gaming is as popular as it’s ever been. Smartphones provide endless entertainment, and Nintendo’s current flagship console is even a portable device. But what if 1983-era technology had allowed the original NES to go portable? My Arcade’s new Retro…

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This Incredibly Rare Console from the 1980s Is Like the Switch’s Great-Great-Great Grandparent

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Without the internet instantly dispersing images to millions of people, it was probably a lot easier to keep video game prototypes under wraps in the ‘80s. Just a handful of photos backed up rumors about the possible existence of a miniature version of the ill-fated Vectrex console, but it’s a rumor no more now that…

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The PlayStation Classic Is Minimum Effort Nostalgia 

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Even though I know all these retro consoles are largely an effort turn my nostalgia into big-time corporate profits, they’re damn hard to resist. There’s just something about gray plastic and the old school boot up sound that hits a deep part of my brain as few things do, so when I heard Sony was making a retro…

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