8-Bit Nintendo Wine Labels Are For Old-School Drinking

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Grab your two-button controller, oversized cartridges, and enjoy these Nintendo NES Wine Labels. Brought to us by the folks at VinePair, the fictional wines are inspired by vintage Nintendo video games and labeled with old-school 8-bit awesomeness.

From Mario and Luigi Chianti Classico to Mike Tyson Punch Out!! Zinfandel, the wines will make you yearn for the days of blowing into cartridges, and for what once passed for video game graphics. At least you’re old enough to drink now.

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Nintoaster, A Fully-Functional Nintendo Game Console Made From A Toaster

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Because our memories of playing Super Mario Bros. and blowing into cartridges is so fond, the tributes to the Nintendo NES Game Console have been plentiful. Enter, The Nintoaster, a fully-functional NES made from a vintage toaster.

Brought to us by Finnish artist, Jarno Kotavuopio, the console turns on when the plunger is set down, and will play all of your favorites from childhood. Do not put toast in it though… No amount of blowing on the bread will make it toast.

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Fry Scores, A Cookbook With Recipes From Video Games

fryscoresVideo game grub has come a long way since power pellets and Burger Time. Fry Scores: An Unofficial Guide To Video Game Grub celebrates gamer cuisine with a series of recipes inspired by some recent games.

Brought to us by editor Holly Green, the beginner’s cookbook will show you how to make anything from the Sinner’s Sandwich from Deadly Premonition, to a batch of baked French Toast from The Sims.

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Tic Tacs As Vintage Video Games

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Tic Tacs have been around so long, that people were enjoying them when Pac-Man was still fun. To help pay homage to the antiquated technology and breath mint, the Miami Ad School created a series of ads of vintage video games made from Tic Tacs.

From candy Pac-Man and Snake to an Arkanoid board, the ads were probably fun to assemble. Not more fun than actually playing Arkanoid though… those bricks were crazy.

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The Greatest Super Mario Bros Wedding Cake That You’ll See Today

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If it’s true love… like the kind of love that you’d walk for miles stomping on Goombas and Koopas for… then you’ll need a suitable cake.

Brought to us by Bittersweet’s Chocolate and Pastry, the Super Mario Bros. Cake will help power up any wedding. Using the new trend of cakes that are not as they seem, this three-tiered project seems traditional enough from the front — but the back reveals how strong the couple’s love is, and how cool the bride must be to have allowed this.

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