Pixel pushing powerhouse NVIDIA are well known for producing
powerful video cards but they have another product that has been quietly
selling by the millions for the last 4 years. The Tegra X1 SOC is that piece of
silicon and it is the electronic brains inside two very impressive gadgets, the
Nintendo Switch and the NVIDIA Shield TV.
First announced in 2015 the X1 is a mobile gaming powerhouse
built onto a single tiny silicon chip. The X1 got its first big break in 2016
when Nintendo decided to use the chip in its new transforming console the
Switch, which was subsequently launched March 2017. In the 2 years since the
Switch has sold over 34 million units. At the same time NVIDIA has sold
millions of their Shield TV’s.
Continue reading Next Generation Nintendo Switch and NVIDIA Shield TV, Tegra X1 Brothers in Arms…
For many years Mario Kart fans who visit Tokyo have been able to live their dream by taking a tour of Akihabara in go carts dressed as their favourite character from the game. Sadly, the hilarious and totally legal way of seeing the sights of Tokyo run by MariCar has lost the latest legal battle with Nintendo.
Continue reading Nintendo’s Lawyers Strike Again, Ban’s Mario Kart Costumes from MariCar Tours of Tokyo…
The battle to dominate gaming in front of our TV’s has raged since the birth of video games in the 80’s. With the release of the classic mini consoles reliving these gaming memories and catching up on classics that you might have missed has never been so much fun, or simpler. Many of the biggest names of the 80’s and early 90’s are present NES, SNES, Sega MegaDrive, Commodore 64 and the soon to be released PlayStation.
Continue reading Nintendo 64 Classic Release Rumours, The Retro Gaming Wars Heat Up…
Carefully blending two monsters of the 80’s, Mario Brothers and the Rubik’s cube, is no easy feat but to do it in such a smile inducing way is pure genius. Hell even the stop frame animation style is right out of an 80’s Peter Gabriel music video, Sledgehammer anyone.
The video was originally carefully crafted as part of the 30th anniversary celebrations for Super Mario Bros, an iconic game by any standard released right smack in the middle of the 80’s, September 13, 1985.
Presented for you viewing pleasure is the animation that uses Rubik’s cubes as pixels to bring Super Mario Bros to life in a whole new way. Sit back relax and prepare for grinning to begin.
Continue reading Super Mario Bros Animated with Rubik’s Cubes, Flashback Warning…
The Nintendo character Luigi used to be so happy but then something changed, something deep inside. He hasn’t been the same since.
The dark side of Luigi has been making headlines around the internet this week. Collections of death stare gifs and videos are going viral as we speak. If you have been wondering why the internet was slow this week it was all Luigi’s fault.
Continue reading Luigi’s Death Stare, the Funniest Bad Attitude in Gaming Today…