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37 Retro Video Game Revivals

— December 27, 2008 — Tech
It's amazing how retro video games continue to inspire gamers well into adulthood. At Trend Hunter, we've seen furniture, fashion and even music inspired by iconic consoles like Nintendo and Atari and ubiquitous games like Pac-Man, Pong and Tetris. These retro innovations let you indulge your gamer nostalgia in fine fashion.

Click through the slideshow below to explore innovations inspired by retro video games.

Implications - As consumers are getting older, many of them are looking for ways to relive moments that hearken back to their youth. As such, many industries are producing nostalgia-based products with the very intent of capitalizing on consumers' need to feel young again. This trend is likely to continue for generations to come.
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Activity
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Retro Game Controller Revivals
Retro Game Controller Revivals
The Atari Joystick
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Tresling
Tresling
Tetris + Arm Wrestling
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35
Retro-Chic Gaming
Retro-Chic Gaming
The Arcade Table
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34
Human Tetris Game Shows
Human Tetris Game Shows
Squeezing Through Shapes in Moving Walls
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33
Custom Nintendo Proposals
Custom Nintendo Proposals
Will You Mario Me?
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32
The Pong Dress
The Pong Dress
Play Pong in your clothes
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31
Interactive Foot Pong
Interactive Foot Pong
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30
Chiptune Christmas Songs
Chiptune Christmas Songs
‘8 Bit Jesus' is Nerdtastic
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29
Ice for Gamers
Ice for Gamers
Tetris Ice Cube Trays
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28
Raves for Nerds
Raves for Nerds
The Blip Festival Uses Nintendo and Atari Instruments
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27
Arcade-Style Workout
Arcade-Style Workout
Turning the Wii into a Gigantic Machine
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26
Retro Handheld
Retro Handheld
DS-inspired Atari 2600 Portable
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25
Pong Clocks
Pong Clocks
The Legendary Game Finally Becomes a Wall Clock
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24
Game Inspired Furniture
Game Inspired Furniture
Tetris Mirror
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23
Retro Atari 800 XE Laptop
Retro Atari 800 XE Laptop
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22
Plush PacMan Hat for Nostalgia Geeks
Plush PacMan Hat for Nostalgia Geeks
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21
Classic Arcade Games at Home
Classic Arcade Games at Home
Relive the 1970s with ‘Retro Space' Machine
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20
Reinventing Retro Games
Reinventing Retro Games
Pacman for xBox Live
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19
Real Life Robot PacMan
Real Life Robot PacMan
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18
Play Tetris with Your Furniture
Play Tetris with Your Furniture
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17
Tetris Kitchen
Tetris Kitchen
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Retro Gaming Decor
Retro Gaming Decor
Tetris Taps and More
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15
Gamer Dining Tables
Gamer Dining Tables
Pong Table
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14
Arcade-Inspired Furniture
Arcade-Inspired Furniture
Qayot Pacman Seating
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13
Plush Tetris Blocks
Plush Tetris Blocks
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12
PacMan Belt
PacMan Belt
The Ultimate Geek Fashion Item
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11
Animated Atari Pong T-Shirts (For Geeks)
Animated Atari Pong T-Shirts (For Geeks)
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10
Bathroom Decor for Gamers
Bathroom Decor for Gamers
Tetris Tiles
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9
Video Games in the Real World
Video Games in the Real World
Real Life Tetris
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8
Retro Gaming Mania
Retro Gaming Mania
PacMan Keeps on Chomping
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7
Joystick Coat Hooks
Joystick Coat Hooks
The 'Hang and Play' for Retro Gamers
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6
Uber Geeky Food DIY
Uber Geeky Food DIY
Nintendo "1UP Mushroom" Burger
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5
High Fashion Cartoons
High Fashion Cartoons
Pacman and Mickey Mouse on London and Madrid Fashion Week Runways
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4
Live-Action Classic Video Games
Live-Action Classic Video Games
Pac-Man The Movie
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3
'80s-Inspired Watches
'80s-Inspired Watches
Nixon Prototypes Channel Glory Days of Pong, Tetris and TV
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2
Nintendo Wall Decals
Nintendo Wall Decals
Blik Surface Graphics
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1
10 Body Modifications for Serious Gamers
10 Body Modifications for Serious Gamers
Nintendo Tattoos
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