Archive for the ‘Goods’ Category

Virtual Tour of METEOR

TinyCartridge.com has put up a quick video tour of the Japanese retro video game shop METEOR. Check it out and pretend you’re spending all of your Christmas money!

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Segata Sanshiro Action Figure

Sega Toys manufactured this tribute to the Sega Saturn mascot — the least they could do after he sacrificed his life to save the company’s executives from a missile attack — some time around 1998. Though the packaging has English text like “He Became Legend” scattered around, I don’t think I’ve ever seen this in […]

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Famicom Controller Business Card Case

Banpresto has for sale some spiffy business card cases that look like Famicom controllers, either with or without built-in speaker detail. There is an inner divider that creates two separate compartments. Also available are Pac-Man themed business card cases. A quick search through your favorite search engine should result in several online shops where these […]

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SEGA Hardware Memorial Zippos

Zippo has a history of making commemorative lighters, and these two sold by Banpresto are definitely impressive. Celebrating SEGA’s hardware history, the lighter maker has produced two designs – the Mega Drive (Genesis in the US) and the Saturn. At about $100 US each they’re not cheap, but are totally awesome. Spotted at RetroThing.

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Sega MegaDrive Bag

The unshakable NES owned the late 80’s video game scene. Not only did they bring gaming back to living rooms to stay, they went from strength to strength for at least five whole years (though games continued to be published until 1995, and the Famicom was still manufactured in Japan until 2003!) – an eternity […]

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Sega Saturn Backpack

Spotted at GameSetWatch.com: In other Saturn news, fansite Segatastic noticed that Enterbrain’s Sega Store has brought back its Saturn-shaped backpacks, over ten years after the company stopped production for the actual console. The nylon bag sells for a ridiculous $72 (¥7,140), and is only available in the less exciting and not-at-all rare color of gray […]

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Pac-Man Pot-holders

We’ve refined the Pac-man oven mitt with modern styling and materials. 100% food-safe silicon rubber resists temperatures up to 450 degrees Fahrenheit, and fits your hand like a puppet. Inside his mouth is a game-accurate representation of the classic Pac-man maze. After so many years of gobbling ghosts and power pellets, your hot pots and […]

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