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25 Upcycled Nintendo Hardware Creations

Buy the 2012 Nintendo Wii U and Keep Your Old Consoles Too

— November 19, 2012 — Tech
With the 2012 Nintendo Wii U release comes the need to get rid of other infamous Nintendo consoles in order to clear a space for your new gaming device. This, however, doesn't necessarily mean you have to throw out your old consoles.

If you've been an avid Nintendo devotee since the the first NES device, you've probably become very attached to your gaming equipment. Instead of tossing those old SNES or N64 systems into the trash, turn them into a toaster for your breakfast meal. Keep your directional button controllers around by making them into belt buckles or a charger for your phone. Even your Zelda or Mario Brothers gaming cartridges can become handy data storing devices.

This collection of upcycled Nintendo hardware will inspire you to turn your old console into something functionally memorializing. Even though you may of moved onto the 2012 Nintendo Wii U console, you won't disregard the others.
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Customized Console Food Carriers
Customized Console Food Carriers
The NES Lunchbox Gives New Life to Nintendo's Classic Console
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Game Console Guitars
Game Console Guitars
Custom Nintendo Axe Strikes a Chord With Geeks
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Ghostbusting Wiimotes
Ghostbusting Wiimotes
A Proton Pack That Will Control Your Nintendo Wii
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Super Nintoasters
Super Nintoasters
The SNES Toaster Mod Makes Gaming Fun, Leaves You Hungry
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Upcycled Console Meal Packs
Upcycled Console Meal Packs
The NES Lunchbox Brings Back Retro Gaming for Hungry Gamers
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Futuristic Retro Game Renderings
Futuristic Retro Game Renderings
Rik Oostenbroek Depicts Old School Gadgets with Neon Add-Ons
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Geeky Console Chargers
Geeky Console Chargers
Boot Up Your Gadgets Old-School Style With the Nintendo 64 Rock Docks
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Mario Music Makers
Mario Music Makers
The Nintendo Harmonica is the Best Thing Since Duck Hunt
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Nerd Purses
Nerd Purses
Jeri Elisworth Puts Nintendo & Commodore 64 Into a Handbag
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8-Bit Home Theaters
8-Bit Home Theaters
The Nintendo HTPC Combines Advanced Computing With Retro Styling
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Video Game Controller Belts
Video Game Controller Belts
Nesbuckels
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Musical Game Controllers
Musical Game Controllers
The Nintendo Controller Synth Would Make Daft Punk Proud
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Old School Gaming Chargers
Old School Gaming Chargers
This Nintendo Controller i-Dock Recharges Your iPhone in Retro Fashion
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Nintendo Hard Drives
Nintendo Hard Drives
The NES External Hard Drive is for Hardcore Fanboys
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Custom Water-Cooled Consoles
Custom Water-Cooled Consoles
The Wii UNLimited Edition is Perfect for Mario Party Marathons
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Reincarnated Game Systems
Reincarnated Game Systems
The NES Cartridge-Playing Cartridge is a Unique DIY
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Geektastic Gamer Guitars
Geektastic Gamer Guitars
The GetLoFi NES Electric Guitar is a Crafty Console Creation
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Redesigning The Wiimote
Redesigning The Wiimote
10 Cool Wii-creations
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Gaming System Meal Carriers
Gaming System Meal Carriers
Relive Your Old-School Nintendo Days With the Etsy NES Lunch Box
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Gamer Phone Decals
Gamer Phone Decals
The NES Controller iPhone 4 Sticker is a Tribute to Nintendo
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Steampunk Gaming Platforms
Steampunk Gaming Platforms
This Steampunk Nintendo System is a Radically Retro Re-Imagination
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Gamer PC Cases
Gamer PC Cases
The Nintendo 64 Case Can Compute, But Can't Play Mario Anymore
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Game Console Cooking Devices
Game Console Cooking Devices
The NES Toaster Crisps Bread While Providing Nostalgia
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Upcycled Gamer Cartridges
Upcycled Gamer Cartridges
Transformed NES Hard Drives are a Geeky Pleasure
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Retro Gamer PC Cases
Retro Gamer PC Cases
The Watercooled NES Computer Case Mod is Meant to Play More Than Mario
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