• So help me, I need this LEGO NES and its playable Mario game

    30 days ago - By The Next Web

    LEGO and Nintendo today confirmed they're releasing a new set, this time a recreation of the classic Nintendo Entertainment System console. Far from a simple recreation, this brick set will apparently allow you to actually play a Mario game... well, sort of. Details about the set leaked earlier this week, and were confirmed when LEGO released a video on it today. It's to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the console, and is almost a note-perfect recreation - they even cheekily sneak in a shot of the person assembling it blowing on the cartridge before putting it in. And lest you think...
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  • LEGO NES Officially Unveiled

    LEGO NES Officially Unveiled

    30 days ago - By GameInformer

    After an earlier tease , LEGO today revealed details about its newest building set, which looks like one that will have special significance for gamers. The LEGO Nintendo Entertainment System is a faithful brick recreation of the old system, and even includes a controller and a game pack that can be slotted into the opening (don't forget to blow on the cartridge first). In one especially fun extra feature, the set includes a retro TV that allows for a scrolling screen effect, accomplished by crank on the side of the TV. The scrolling TV also includes a cool feature where you can scan the...
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