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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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PS4 SFV Collector's Edition

Capcom's Street Fighter 5 (PS4) Collector's Edition includes the game disc, a 10-inch fully painted Ryu figurine, 48-page hardcover art book, and DLC (downloadable content) cards for extra goodies, all for $62.99 shipped (Prime members), today only, originally $99.99. Powered by Unreal Engine 4 technology, stunning visuals depict the next generation of World Warriors in unprecedented detail, while exciting and accessible battle mechanics deliver endless fighting fun that both beginners and veterans can enjoy. Product page. Continue reading for a more in-depth unboxing video and additional information.

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Nintendo NX Controller

It's only a matter of time until Nintendo officially reveals the NX, but for now, we'll have to settle for these purported controller shots. A few years back, rumors swirled that Nintendo partnered with Sharp to use its free-form LCD display technology, and the design appears to make use of this new screen. Nintendo's patent for this controller shows two physical joysticks, and two buttons to be pressed by the index fingers on top of the screen. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of crazy powerline arcing phase to phase.

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Modern Game Boy

If Nintendo released a modern tribute to the classic Game Boy, it would probably look something like Florian Renner's creation. Taking another look at his incredible design, we see that the classic button layout has been retained, along with the top-loading game cartridge slot. "The project target was to keep the catchy elements of the original and adapt them to the functions and requirements of current games. In addition to the existing materiality, there is a variation from sustainable natural fiber reinforced plastic," said Renner. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of Kylo Ren being inserted into random famous TV shows and movies.

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Princess Peach Halo 5

Halo 5: Guardians and Super Mario Bros. 64 aren't synonymous, but one fan decided to combine the two and recreate Princess Peach's castle in the first-person shooter. Reddit user "Bearskopff" spent hours on the map, and believe it or not, every single brick is a single object in the map, as he said "no shortcuts taken here," while remaining very keen to simulating the geometry found in the original game. Continue reading for a video and more information. Click here for more pictures.

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