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Stark Industries Xbox

Microsoft France created a special edition Stark Industries Xbox One modeled after the Iron Man suit, complete with light-up Arc Reactor. Plus, there's also a matching controller, with an illuminated home button and Stark Industries logo to top things off. Unfortunately, the company has only created three, which will be given away in upcoming promotions for Captain America: Civil War. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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Android Wear Counterstrike

Counter Strike 1.6 fans with Android Wear rejoice! Now you can run the game on your smartwatch, thanks to an app called Xash3D. This piece of software basically enables one to run old Windows versions on Android Wear, given that you have a copy of the original. Once both are ready to go, all you need to do is make a separate Xash folder, then copy the Valve / Counter Strike folders into that, launch the client app, and you're ready to game. Continue reading to see it running on a standard Android phone.

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Halo Elite Costume

Ontario-based special effects artist Pete Mander has created the greatest Halo costume yet: an 8-foot-tall Elite from the ranks of the zealous alien Covenant in Halo. They're best known to humans as Elites in the Halo universe because of their adeptness and skill in combat, the Sangheili formed the military backbone of the Covenant for almost the entirety of its existence. They had a very strong rivalry with the Brutes, which finally became open hatred during the Great Schism, and the conclusion of the Human-Covenant War. Click here to view the first image in this week's things that look like other things gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing the hypnotizing process of ink being made.

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Pac-Man Suit

OppoSuits unveils their latest creation, a Pac-Man suit that pays tribute to the "little yellow man with a big mouth," complete with jacket, pants, and tie. This stylish piece features hundreds of ghosts, power pellets, and Pac-Man himself traversing one gigantic maze. Pac-Man is often credited with being a landmark in video game history, and is among the most famous arcade games of all time. It is also one of the highest-grossing video games of all time, having generated more than $2.5 billion in quarters by the 1990s. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Glock NES Zapper

Photo credit: Precision Syndicate via Mashable

Most gamers know that the original NES Zapper, released in 1984 (Japan) / 1985 (US), is a light gun that allows players to aim at the television set display and "shoot" various objects that appear on the screen such as ducks, clay pigeons, targets, cowboys, criminals or other objectives. Texas-based machine prototyping company Precision Syndicate created one using a glock pistol. Continue reading for another picture and more information.

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League of Legends Statue

Photo credit: IT Home via Kotaku

An elderly woman from China was spotted by closed circuit cameras making incense offerings and praying before a giant League of Legends statue of the game's Garen character. These images first appeared on Weibo and were snapped outside of a local internet cafe. Some are saying that she could have mistaken Garen for Guan Yu, a famous general. Continue reading for more pictures of the statue.

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Nintendo M82

The Nintendo M82 was a essentially a demon unit for stores that allowed customers to try several games before purchasing them. Officially called the "M82 Game Selectable Working Product Display," it could hold 12 game cartridges, and can be selected by pressing buttons next to the desired title. The play time could also be set: 30-seconds, 3-minutes, 6-minutes or 128 minutes. Continue reading for more fascinating historical photos.

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GAEMS Vanguard Street Fighter

GAEMS Vanguard Personal Gaming Entertainment System transforms your PS4 into a console you can take anywhere, without requiring a separate display. This limited edition model is officially licensed - featuring Ryu and Chun Li and an emblazoned Street Fighter V logo - and designed for everyone who wants to be immersed in their gaming environment, complete with 19" HD (1080p scaled) display. Other features include: integrated stereo speakers, two 3.5mm headphones jacks, and an HDMI input. Get one here now. Continue reading for another unboxing video and more information.

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NVIDIA Shield Gaming

NVIDIA's SHIELD Streaming Media Player / Game Console is the perfect addition to any home theater setup, and it's being offered for only $179.99 shipped, today only. Enjoy infinite entertainment on a single device, including movies and shows in 4K Ultra HD or 1080p, your favorite songs at the touch of a button. Experience the most advanced gaming of any streaming media player. Play next-gen Android games only available on SHIELD or stream popular PC games from the cloud with GeForce NOW. Product page. Continue reading for a full video review and more information.

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24K Gold Nintendo

Limited to just 10-units worldwide, the 24K Gold Analogue NT is completely handcrafted, and compatible with NES, Famicom, and even Famicon Disk System cartridges. For those who prefer to relive the classics in high-definition and with no lag, a separate $79 internal HDMI upgrade can be purchased. Each system will also come bundled with a gold-colored 1986 Zelda cartridge. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny work pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing what's actually inside a rattlesnake's tail.

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