Nintendo Hacks

Leanback meets The Nintendo Wii Remote

Leanback meets The Nintendo Wii Remote

Couch potatoes, unite in celebration! YouTube Leanback is YouTube's new simplified interface that lets you surf videos using only 6 keys on your PC keyboard. But you don't have to wait until YouTube Leanback reaches your TV set-top box to get a...
Sleek, Portable Nintendo 64 Case Mod

Sleek, Portable Nintendo 64 Case Mod

The Nimbus 64 is one of the most impressive portable systems we’ve seen in a while and it’s a nice addition to our collection of Nintendo mods. This case mod also adds control knobs from the GameCube and uses an LCD from an old PlayStation. ...
Nintendo DS LED and Force Feedback Mod

Nintendo DS LED and Force Feedback Mod

Here’s another superb mod from f00f00 detailing the process of adding force-feedback to a stock Nintendo DS using LEDs and a vibration motor.  With limited space inside the DS, he used all surface mount parts and a circuit board smaller than a...
Build a DIY Nintendo Arcade

Build a DIY Nintendo Arcade

Don’t we all love the classic Nintendo and it’s 8 bit glory?  This main built his own tabletop arcade setup for the NES which allows him to emulate NES games on Windows.  The system can also serve as a regular PC by hooking up a keyboard and...
Super Nintendo Toaster LED Case Mod

Super Nintendo Toaster LED Case Mod

Simple building materials are all you really need.  A Super NES, a few adhesives, magnets ripped from a broken hard drive, a bunch of resistors, six orange LEDs, plexiglass, and some spare wire. He used the temperature control knob of the toaster...
Use a NES Controller on a Nintendo DS

Use a NES Controller on a Nintendo DS

By hacking an original Nintendo controller (NES) connection into the Nintendo DS, you can control all your old school NES favorites the way they were meant to be played. Furthermore, below you’ll see another hack where you can use a SNES...
Star Wars Nintendo Wii Case Mod

Star Wars Nintendo Wii Case Mod

We’ve seen some pretty impressive Super Mario and Zelda Wii mods in the past and now you can learn to make a custom Star Wars Wii case too. It includes plenty of LEDs and fiber optics to achieve it’s glowing effects.  View the Full...
Control a Roomba using a Nintendo Wii balance board

Control a Roomba using a Nintendo Wii balance board

Interested in some good clean fun? With this hack from Japan, you'll learn to operate a Roomba vacuum cleaner remotely using a Nintendo Wii balance board with a Bluetooth serial adapter. Watch this tutorial and build your own Surfin'ba...
How to: DIY Nintendo 64

How to: DIY Nintendo 64

Watch us hack a Nintendo 64 into a portable gaming system complete with screen, speakers and battery power: Full Nintendo anywhere you...