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Do you remember the Nintendo Family Computer, or Famicom? Well, you might not -- it came to earth in 1983 and was Japan's version of the NES. Now, continuing its week of vintage teardowns, iFixit's gotten its hands on one of these colorful gems and done what it does. The Famicon is pretty easily ...

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Legitimate (read: legal) Famicom support for your DS Lite may seem like a dream come true for the retro gamer, but Cyber Gadget's Cyber Famulator Lite might be a little much to ask for all but the geekiest. You have to strap on a (barely) pared down "famiclone" system onto your cute little portabl...

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Members of the (unfortunately) Japanese-only Club Nintendo get all the good swag - remember the working TV remote modeled after the Nintendo Wii remote? The big gift this year, for members with over 400 club points (earned via buying Nintendo products over the past year) can receive a working Super...

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If you liked the NES Paul, you'll flip for the Family Computer Guitar, an impeccably hand-crafted working electric guitar done up in a retro-tastic Famicom style. You might take a look at the body and think, "Huh? Where'd the other controller go?" Check out the other end where you'll find the head...

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