Bury Me In These 1980s Nintendo Pyjamas

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The 1989 Sears Wish Book contained many treats and treasures, but none more beautiful than this collection of official Nintendo clothing.

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Uploaded by TanookiKuribo for the always excellent VideoGameArt & Tidbits, there’s also a range of kid’s sweats and track pants, including a Zelda onesie that I am retrospectively very upset I never got to wear.

I’ll pass on my boy in “A” though with the nightie shirt though (below). That shit’s for walking down creaky stairs to meet the ghost of Christmas past, not playing games in.

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And finally: get me adults sizes of, well, just about everything here.

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Luke Plunkett

Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs cosplay.kotaku.com.