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American Hero Hacks Game Boy To Run Almost Any Retro Game

Meet the Gameboy Zero. It’s a classic Gameboy shell with a Raspberry Pi’s heart. But the mod isn’t purely cosmetic.

An Atari Cartridge Game Boy Lets You Play Retro Games Without A Console

The electronics powering the Atari 2600 were even simpler than those found in the original Game Boy. So why are recreations like the Atari Flashback 2.0 so big? There’s no reason they have to be, as lovablechevy proved by squeezing them into a old Atari video game cartridge.

Hackers Found A Way To Make Furbies Even Creepier

When Furby hit store shelves in November 1998, it was an instant hit. Kids loved it. Parents loved it. People paid three times the Furby’s retail value just to get one for the holidays, and within three years, Furby had sold 40 million units. Now, nearly two decades later, it’s the seedy world of Furby hackers and circuit-benders that are keeping the legendary toy alive.

How To Upgrade Nerf's 112km/h Blaster With A Massive 108-Shot Clip

When it comes to Nerf warfare, accuracy always takes a backseat to firepower. Your ability to nail a target with a single shot means nothing when they can return fire with a massive onslaught of foam ammunition. And that’s exactly why this Nerf Rival Zeus upgrade is so utterly brilliant.

Guy Upgrades Nerf's New 112 KPH Rival Zeus Blaster To Be Fully Automatic

Nerf’s new Apollo and Zeus Rival blasters are some of the most innovative additions to the toy line in decades. And while they can fire foam rounds at an impressive 112.6 KPH, there’s still room for custom upgrades as YouTuber LordDraconical demonstrates by making the Zeus fully automatic.

The Internet Just Killed An App Store For Video Game Worlds

Perhaps you’ve heard a thing or two about “Valve” and “Skyrim” and “mods” over the past few days. What does it all mean? The company that built the world’s most successful video game proposed an app store to pay people for remixing and enhancing virtual worlds — and 100,000 angry internet denizens just shot down that idea. It’s a bit of a shame.

Civilisation V's Aussie Mod Now Has A Fully-Realised Henry Parkes, And It's Awesome

If you’re a Civ player, you may remember that last year an enterprising Steam modder created an Australian mod which added our great nation into the game. Now, a year later, fearless leader Henry Parkes finally has a voice.

This Is Officially The Best Way To Play Half-Life 2

You already know how cool the Oculus Rift virtual-reality headset is, but imagine how cool it could be if you partnered it with a motion control gaming system for your PC that lets you move your gun independently of your character. Meet the lovechild of the Rift and the Hydra.

Nine Reasons To Root Your Android Device

To root or not to root? That is the question. Rooting your Android device definitely pushes you up a level or two in your geekdom. It requires a certain level of commitment, at least a little savvy, and even a modicum of risk. So, why would you want to bother?

Modified Kernel Sees Google's Nexus 7 Hit A Toasty 2GHz

Who doesn’t like a bit of overclocking to squeeze more grunt out of their hardware? The Nexus 7 is the latest piece of kit to get the modder treatment, with a new kernel offering to boost the internals of the recently-released tablet up to 1.8GHz, with an extra 200MHz on top of this looking like a distinct possibility.

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