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Piece Together a DIY Mame Cabinet for your Mame Emulator

Piece Together a DIY Mame Cabinet for your Mame Emulator

Hey, guys. Apologies for the long period between updates. Is it just me or does it seem like the past three months blew by? Time gets away from you before you know it. I wanted to cover arcade units on here. Collecting used arcade machines is not for the faint of heart. Not all of us […]

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Playstation Development Setup

The Playstation Museum is selling off this massive Playstation Development kit. Anything you would need to start your own PS1 game production (if anyone would still be interested in that). There’s a massive list of contents included: DTL-H505 – the very first PlayStation development hardware designed by SN Systems. Released in early 1994, this hardware […]

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Japanese Atari 2800 VCS System

Japanese Atari 2800 VCS System

The Atari 2800 is the Japanese version of the Atari 2600, released in 1983. It was the first release of a 2600 designed specifically for the Japanese market, despite companies like Epoch distributing the 2600 in Japan previously. The 2800 never captured a large market in Japan. It was released a short time after the […]

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XBOX 360 Vision Beta Development Camera

XBOX 360 Vision Beta Development Camera

These look pretty cool. Anyone happen to know more about them? 3x Genuine XBOX 360 LIVE Vision cameras – these are BETA – Pre-Release cameras that were used in the production of the XBOX Live Vision camera. They come in a clear yellow case which is hinged and opens to access the circuitry. They work […]

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ASUS ARES Radeon 5870 4GB Limited Edition Video Card

ASUS ARES Radeon 5870 4GB Limited Edition Video Card

New PC hardware is not something we normally mention, but this thing is so expensive I feel I need to mention it. This is the fastest video card on the planet, and will run you just shy of $1200.00 for a normal edition. Tech specs are pretty sick – 4GB of GDDR5 on board. Each […]

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Three More XBOX 360 Consoles For Kids Charity Auctions

Three More XBOX 360 Consoles For Kids Charity Auctions

A 360 collector emailed me to let me know I missed three custom XBOX 360’s on my post about the Microsoft Australia Auctions. He actually bought all three, and they were Home and Away ($354.33), Hamish and Andy ($319.34) and Hugh Jackman ($580.74).

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1990’s Atari Test Department Computers

1990’s Atari Test Department Computers

Up for auction is a machine from Atari Headquarters in the early 90s. It’s from the Test Department, which was at the time testing Lynx and Jaguar titles. I’ll leave the technical specs to the auction, but here’s the important part: Now for the kicker. This machine appears to be either Hank Cappa’s, or Joe […]

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Atari 2600 CX-2000 “Val” Prototype Console

Atari 2600 CX-2000 “Val” Prototype Console

We’ve already mentioned the Atari 2600 CX-2000 “Val” Prototype Console here, when it first went up for auction. To summarize myself: The Atari 2000 (model number CX-2000) was a 1982 prototype version of the Atari 2600 intended to be released as a more affordable alternative targeted at children. While it is technically the same as […]

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XBOX 360 Consoles For Kids Charity Auction

XBOX 360 Consoles For Kids Charity Auction

To celebrate the sale of 1 million XBOX 360 consoles across Australia and New Zealand, Microsoft Australia is auctioning off one-of-a-kind consoles to raise funds for the David Peachey Foundation (helps out indigenous kids from rural and remote areas that excel or show potential in rugby). The systems feature custom airbrushed paint jobs of celebrities […]

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XBOX 360 Slim

XBOX 360 Slim

At E3 earlier this week, Microsoft officially announced the new XBOX 360 Slim. Basically a slimmer, quieter XBOX 360. Attendees to the announcement press conference were given a free unit, and it was announced systems would start shipping immediately to be be available on store shelves before week’s end. I’m curious if we might see […]

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Hyperkin Retro N 3 System – Plays NES, SNES & Genesis

Hyperkin Retro N 3 System – Plays NES, SNES & Genesis

If you`ve never seen a new clone system like this, they`re basically reverse engineered hardware that is made legal due to the original console patents expiring. While there have been systems with two of the NES/SNES/Genesis combo before, this is the first system (I have noticed) with all three. I expect we’ll see one that […]

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The Dark Knight – Limited Edition XBOX 360

If you’re thinking of picking one of these up at some point, now is the time to do so. Currently, there is a whopping ten of these on eBay. Since there’s only a limited market in people who will want this for collectors sake, having ten up at one time should keep the prices a […]

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