NES & Atari Hacks

Retro Humor:The Origin of Classic NES Games

Retro Humor:The Origin of Classic NES Games

Ever wonder how your favorite NES games came to be Who the hell came up with an Italian plumber and a giant dot eating circle Well, the secrets of the universe have been answered my friends. A secretive 1979 board meeting has been leaked! (gasp)...
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...
Physical Punch-Out Interface for the NES

Physical Punch-Out Interface for the NES

People are getting extremely creative with innovative ways to physically interact with game consoles. These hackers combined one of the greatest NES titles, Punch-Out with a boxing dummy to add interaction to the old classic. This hack involves...
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...
Hack a NES Controller into a Security Keypad

Hack a NES Controller into a Security Keypad

Combine the power of an old school Nintendo controller with the Arduino to create your own security system. It’s even webcam enabled and takes a picture of anyone who attempts to enter. The tutorial is quite thorough and will guide you...
Pong Watch keeps you Punctual

Pong Watch keeps you Punctual

I succeeded in compressing all the electronics for this watch in to a 10mm-thick case. The 96×64 OLED display runs continuously – unlike older LED watches, there is no need to press a button to see the time. Battery life is 25 hours, so...
Roomba Powered Pac-Man Project

Roomba Powered Pac-Man Project

This is a video of Roomba Pac-Man in action. More information...
NES Controller MP3 Player

NES Controller MP3 Player

I finished a new project, so here it is. The whole thing cost less than $35 including the soldering iron and solder. It's a 1GB mp3 player. It isn't quite finished in the video but it is definitely fully functional. There are a few tweaks I need to...