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In all honesty, you would expect the leader of a team concerned exclusively with producing games for smartphone platforms like iOS and Android to be dismissive of a new dedicated handheld console's chances, but it's still jarring to hear such a strident dismissal of the Sony NGP's chances. In an in...

March 3rd 2011 at 3:10am 0 Comments
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Nintendo's next portable will be as potent as a current-gen home console, if you believe the latest rumors out of IGN and Eurogamer, but it won't have a Tegra chip under the hood. Multiple independent sources now say that NVIDIA's SoC is out of the autostereoscopic picture as the 3D handheld nears...

June 8th 2010 at 12:44am 0 Comments
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As jaded as we are, we just can't bring ourselves to criticize this. Produced by CTA Digital, authors of other questionable gaming accessories, the Puppet Pouch acts as a superfurry (and annoyingly cute) case for your Nintendo portable console. Coming with a felt interior and elastic straps to keep...

April 29th 2010 at 9:03am 0 Comments
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Whoa, now this is a whopper coming (almost) out of nowhere. Nintendo has just slipped out a press release in Japan informing the world that all-new 3D-capable portable hardware is coming, with a full unveiling set for E3 2010 this June. Tentatively titled the 3DS, this glasses-free 3D wonder is pit...

March 23rd 2010 at 3:44am 0 Comments
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We'll start by saying that this perhaps the most aesthetically challenged portable console we've ever seen, and while it is a bit more slim than that "portable" GameCube we spied a few years back, it too is hardly pocketable. So why cover it? Because it's the first and only legitimate way to get yo...

March 16th 2010 at 9:54am 0 Comments
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Sometimes mods go to such lengths that words like 'homebrewed' and 'DIY' no longer do them justice. Presenting the Nintendo SNES Portable. Not the first, and probably not the last of its kind, this bad boy mobilizes Nintendo's venerable console with a few buttons from a PSOne controller and a ridic...

August 14th 2009 at 11:44am 0 Comments

In case you hadn't heard, Nintendo's trend-setting handheld, the Game Boy, just had its 20th birthday -- and that's no small thing for a game console. We won't bore you with stories from our childhood about wasted time and missed opportunities spent chasing the dragon that was Tetris, but we will e...

April 23rd 2009 at 12:22pm 0 Comments
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Never one to rest on his laurels,the great Ben Heckendorn has taken his already-stylin' nPod portable 8-bit Nintendo console and reworked it around a smaller "NES on a chip" to come up with a unit  that's even more polished and compact than the original. Like the nPod 1.0, this new version is...

June 29th 2006 at 3:07pm 0 Comments