Animator turns Nintendo Power Glove into cool stop-motion film tool

Animator Dillon Markey—who works for Robot Chicken and famous animation studio PESfilm—took an old Nintendo Power Glove, replaced the circuit board, added bluetooth connectivity, and transformed it into a cool animation tool. This short documentary explains how he did it: » 1/14/15 6:21am 1/14/15 6:21am

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

​I Love This Power Glove Oven Mitt, It's So Bad

Why yes, I would use the Power Mitt, which is not the superhero alter-ego of a certain Massachusetts-based former presidential candidate, but rather an oven mitt designed to look like Mattel's famous Nintendo peripheral. I would use it to take my cookies out of the oven, and it would rule. » 3/25/14 9:00pm 3/25/14 9:00pm

The Nintendo Power Glove Gets Its Own Documentary

It was supposed to be the first part in turning yourself into a bad-ass cyborg. An artifact from the glorious gaming future that we couldn’t live inside of yet. Sure, you can laugh at it now but you know you wanted a Power Glove back in the day. » 7/09/13 8:00pm 7/09/13 8:00pm

Nintendo's Terrifying Power Glove Indoctrination Video

Get a cup of tea, a biscuit or two and settle in for ten minutes worth of Nintendo Power Glove propaganda, courtesy of the official VHS cassette guide to the peripheral.

It is something you really should watch. From the product placement to pseudo-religious tone throughout, it's as perfect a summary of one of… » 4/10/12 11:30pm 4/10/12 11:30pm

Meet the Queen of Akihabara. She Loves Nerds Like You.

Know what makes Halko Momoi so damn cool? It's not only that she changed her first name's spelling because of 2001's HAL 9000 and the Nintendo game maker, Hal. It's not only that she does voice acting for a bunch of games and anime or that she records saccharine music. » 10/13/11 2:00am 10/13/11 2:00am

A Metalhead Tribute to Saturday Mornings and Old-School Side-Scrollers

A thrash power-metal cover of/homage to the theme from 1989's Batman (and The Animated Series) would be badass. A thrash power-metal music video done in the style of a 1990s side-scroller would be awesome. Both put together are more badass awesome than the sum of their awesome badass parts. » 7/30/11 3:00pm 7/30/11 3:00pm

Power Glove Adds Functionality; Still Not Necessarily Useful

In this, the 20th anniversary year of the Nintendo Power Glove, modder Matt Mechtley tricks it out with an accelerometer and bluetooth. But he still has to code some games to take advantage of it. » 4/05/09 4:00pm 4/05/09 4:00pm