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Stick a Raspberry Pi into a Nintendo cartridge for some retro DIY fun

In a particularly clever if destructive hack, a maker named Zach cleared out the guts of an NES cartridge and stuck in a Raspberry Pi Zero and an Amazon USB hub to create the ultimate retro NES emulator. It even fits back into its original sleeve for easy storage. The project is surprisingly simple. All you really need to do is crack the cartridge case …

Nintendo’s NES Classic Edition will add saving throughout gameplay

Sorry purists: New players of classic NES games on the upcoming micro NES Classic Edition system from Nintendo won’t have to rely on barbaric codes that recall progress, or single session playthroughs to beat games. Speaking with French language radio show La Terrasse ÉNERGIE (via IGN), Nintendo of Canada comms person Julie Gagnon told listeners that the console will provide players with permanent save points, like …