Hacker Controls This Rave-Approved LED Suit With an NES Power Glove

The Power Glove was the quirkiest little peripheral ever devised for the Nintendo Entertainment System. Although if found only limited use on that platform, modern day tinkers with access to cheap and simple microcontrollers can now turn these 25-year-old video game artifacts into futuristic wearables. » 9/28/14 3:05pm 9/28/14 3:05pm

What's In The Box?! Oh, It's A Playable Flappy Bird.

The original Flappy Bird may be gone, but it continues to live on in all sorts of tributes—and not all of these tributes are digital. Take this awesome cardboard box contraption, for example—it's a machine that lets you play Flappy Bird 'in real life.' It's also just as tough as the original Flappy Bird. Excellent! » 2/19/14 4:00pm 2/19/14 4:00pm

Can a Controller Be Programmed to Speed-Run Super Mario Bros.?

Long story short, this modder built a controller that, when plugged into a Nintendo Entertainment System, auto speedruns Super Mario Bros. in just a shade under 5 minutes. Naturally, commenters have shouted it down as a fake, but the Tool-Assisted Speedrun community is unanimous in calling the mod real. » 2/20/11 7:00pm 2/20/11 7:00pm