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Play Old School With The Retro Nintendo Gamer Bundle [Deals]

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There are some great gaming machines out there and some of the most cutting edge systems are slated to be released very soon. This offer from Cult of Mac Deals will let you bring back the good ol’ days of the Nintendo Entertainment System…and at a fraction of the price of any of the new systems that are (or will be) on the market.

The Retro Nintendo Gamer Bundle combines the RetroN console, 3 controllers, Zapp Gun and 2 NES games for just $59. And this offer also includes free shipping!

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Get Classic 2D NES-Style Arcade Action With Delver’s Drop On Mac [Kickstarter]

Rogue-like puzzling, physics-based combat, and more!

Rogue-like puzzling, physics-based combat, and more!

Delver’s Drop is an upcoming 2D physics puzzler role-playing game (RPG) with strong visual and gameplay inspiration from NES-era games like A Link to the Past and Secret of Mana. However, it’s also a fully modern game that uses the latest in gaming technologies. The developers created a Kickstarter project to finish this labor of love, and to be able to bring it to Mac, PC, and Linux platforms, with some hopeful plans to be able to bring the game to iOS and Android in the future, and in another Kickstarter campaign.

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mCAMLITE Videography Case For iPhone 5

Just $124 will buy you the mCAMLITE, an aluminum case for your iPhone 5 which lets you attach all manner of photo and video accessories, as well as making it easier to hold.

No, this isn’t a stylish retro-camera case for fauxtographers, but it is a serious tool for photographers and videographers.

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iCade’s Retro 8-Bitty Controller For iOS Is On Sale Now At $30

iCade’s Retro 8-Bitty Controller For iOS Is On Sale Now At $30

Isn’t that cool?

Reliving your childhood with retro games on iOS is, I find, one of the best ways to spend a quiet Sunday afternoon — until you get frustrated with the virtual controls that keep getting you killed and you threaten to throw your iPad out of the window. But thanks to the iCade 8-Bitty, a new Bluetooth control pad for iOS, you can now play your favorite titles with real controls.

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Play More Than 100 Classic Nintendo Games In Your iPhone’s Web Browser Without Jailbreaking

Play More Than 100 Classic Nintendo Games In Your iPhone’s Web Browser Without Jailbreaking

Well… they’re almost playable.

With Nintendo adamant it’ll never bring its games to iOS, the only way to enjoy your favorite titles on your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad is to jailbreak your device and download an emulator. But that’s no longer the case. You can now enjoy more than 100 NES and Game Boy games in your iPhone’s web browser.

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Stickers Transform Apple TV Into Awesome Nintendo Console

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Nostalgic NES is small and perfectly formed.

Face it. Your Apple TV is boring. It looks just like every other Apple TV, everywhere in the world. Sure, you might say it doesn’t matter, that the whole point of the little puck is to get out of the way and let you watch TV shows and movies, but that shows a lack of imagination. What you need, my friend, is a set of decals. And not just any old decals. You need decals that make your Apple TV look like a NES console.

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NES Controller Gets Hacked To Play iCade Games On iPad

NES Controller Gets Hacked To Play iCade Games On iPad

While this may not be quite as awesome as that NES controller concept for the iPhone we showed you last week, it’s still pretty amazing. Paul Rickards, a blogger behind biosrhythm, has hacked a NES controller to work with iCade games on his iPad using a Camera Connection Kit.

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Check Out This Awesome NES Controller Concept For The iPhone

Check Out This Awesome NES Controller Concept For The iPhone

If you’re an iOS gamer, there’s no better accessory for your iPhone than a game controller that allows you to use physical controls within your favorite games. And there’s no better game controller than this one, inspired by the retro gamepad from the Nintendo Entertainment System.

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NES emulator Nescaline hits the App Store, but best grab it quick

NES emulator Nescaline hits the App Store, but best grab it quick

Emulators themselves are on fairly well-established legal ground, but the ROM files required to play all of your favorite classic video games are far sketchier. Technically, if you rip a copy of a game yourself as a backup, you’re in the clear… but since few have the technical acumen or equipment to do so, they usually resort to downloading the ROMs from warez sites.

That’s primarily the reason why Apple has traditionally kept its App Store so closed off to emulators. So expect Nescaline, an NES emulator for the iPhone and iPod Touch, to be pulled as soon as Apple gets wind of it.

On sale for $6.99, Nescaline has a full feature list, including multitouch, light gun and save state support. It ships with five homebrew NES games, which is certainly legal. Unfortunately, its cardinal sin — at least in the eyes of Apple — is allowing users to input a URL where they can download additional ROMs. That means it’s as easy to put a warezed copy of Castlevania III on your iPhone as it is to cut-and-paste a Google search.

Expect Nescaline to be pulled quick, and if it comes back to the App Store at all, for the download feature to be neutered. Unfortunately, for right now, if you want to play emulators on your iPhone, legally owned games or not, jailbreaking is still your best bet.

Update: That didn’t take long. It’s been removed from the App Store.