Sunday, April 3, 2011

4 Creative Ways to Recycle Old School Nintendo Video Game Cartridges

As much as I enjoy modern-day video game consoles like the Wii, Xbox and PlayStation, nothing compares to the most awesome game console of them all: the original 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment System. I loved games like the original Super Mario Bros., Contra, Mike Tyson's Punch-Out and Castlevania.

Sadly, the days of old school NES have come and gone, but you can relive your gaming glory with these cool products!

1.  Hard Drives

Etsy seller 8BitMemory recycles old Nintendo video game cartridges into cool external hard drives.

 Images: Etsy

2. Lamp

This unique lamp is made from a Duck Hunt video game cartridge and zapper!

Image: Bonanza

3.  Clocks

Etsy seller CocoClock salvages old NES video game cartridges from game shops and turns them into clocks.

Images: Etsy
4. The HarmoNESica

Oh yes, this guy can show you how to turn an NES video game cartridge into a fully-functioning harmonica. Click here for DIY directions.

Image: Zedomax

Here's proof that it actually works:

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