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Old-School Gamer Mice

Banpresto Classic Mario Mouse Proves He's Back and Ready to Click

— March 1, 2010 — Tech
The classic Mario and the ever popular Star are the two characters featured for the Dot Design 2 Super Mario Brothers Computer Mice from Banpresto.

Although they work just fine, the star and classic Mario do not particularly look comfortable to grip or designed with ergonomics in mind. But you have to admit, they are still pretty cool. They go for about $23, so if you are feeling that nerdy itch, click here
Trend Themes
1. Retro Gaming Peripherals - There is an opportunity to create updated, ergonomic versions of classic gaming accessories like computer mice.
2. Nostalgic Tech Accessories - As consumers look for ways to inject nostalgia into their technology, there is a market for retro-inspired accessories that retain some functionality.
3. Character-branded Computer Peripherals - Creating products that feature popular characters in functional, yet fun designs can appeal to both hardcore gamers and nostalgic consumers.
Industry Implications
1. Gaming Peripherals - Developing comfortable and ergonomic versions of classic gaming accessories can appeal to both retro gamers and modern gamers looking for a unique edge.
2. Tech Accessories - As consumers look for ways to add personality to their devices, there is a growing market for fun and unique tech accessories that evoke nostalgia or popular franchises.
3. Character Merchandise - Creating computer peripherals featuring popular characters can expand the reach of a franchise while providing both function and nostalgia to consumers.
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