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People have been designing case mods for classic consoles for years now, but none have taken it quite so far as André Farinha, a modder who hopes to open his own online store for his Game Boy-related creations.

Farinha's case mods cover all the bases, from simple case mods featuring the Mario gang, to fully-realized sculptures. He's designed Game Boys based on Gravity, Darth Vader, C-3PO, Wall•E, Despicable Me's Minions, and even the DeLorean from Back to the Future.

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We're back with another weekly installment of Gamnesia's Game Clash! Every Monday we pit two video games against each other, and the winner is decided by your votes. This week we have a showdown of classic RPGs. EarthBound is practically the definition of cult classic, and blends almost non-stop humor and cultural references with darker, more emotional tones and themes for a uniquely bizarre blend that's unmatched. Chrono Trigger, although not without humor itself, has a more serious and complex story and a fantastically deep but simple-to-use battle system that combined to take the more traditional RPG style to whole new level. Which of these gems from the past is your favorite? Cast your vote and join in the discussion! 

Chrono Trigger is possibly my favorite RPG of all time, and one of my favorite games of any genre, and the people who worked on it felt the same. Hironobu Sakaguchi, the creator of Final Fantasy and a designer on Chrono Trigger, revealed during a panel at PAX Prime that he and the rest of the Chrono Trigger team fought against Square's upper management, hoping to give the game a "proper sequel" (sorry, Chrono Cross) and continue it as a series like Final Fantasy, but they lost the battle. Oh, what could have been...

Capcom is showing Sony and Mega Man X some love. X4 and X5, both originally PlayStation games, are headed to PlayStation Network. These classic will be available at home on PlayStation 3 and on the go with Vita next month. X4 launches on September 2, and X5 follows a week later on September 9. Prices have not yet been announced. It may be a while before we see the Blue Bomber return for a new game, but you can enjoy some old favorites (you can even play as Zero right from the start in X5!) while you wait.

We're back with another weekly installment of Gamnesia's Game Clash! Every Monday we pit two video games against each other, and the winner is decided by your votes. This week, to coincide with all of the hype surrounding the Super Smash Bros. leaks (here, here, and here), I've decided to go with a Smash theme.

The original Super Smash Bros. for N64 was a smash hit (I'm not even sorry for that one) and an instant classic. Super Smash Bros. Melee on GameCube was a fantastic game that has an intense following of competitive players to this day. Super Smash Bros. Brawl on Wii focused a little less on the competitive aspect, but aimed to crank up the pure fun, and sold almost as many copies as the previous two games in the series combined. Which Smash is your favorite, and why? Cast your vote and join the debate!

It's no secret that Pokémon is one of the most successful brands in the world. It's the second-best selling franchise in video games alone, and then it's still got toys, plushes, trading cards, anime, movies, and more raking in cash from kids and adults alike. The Director of Consumer Marketing from The Pokémon Company, J.C. Smith, recently shared some insight on how they've made Pokémon's popularity last.

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The original PlayStation has become a major part of gaming history and is still held dear within the hearts of gamers. Recently, the great PSOne has inspired some awesome re-imaginings of current bestsellers. They have actually turned out pretty well and, in my opinion, are a great way to show a continuing love for the origin of Sony's gaming legacy.

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Much is made about the gameplay, graphics, and story of video games, but there's another element that's arguably just as important (or more important, depending on who you ask) to the video game experience. A good musical score can take a video game to the next level, and for some it's much more than that. For some, video game music is a way of life.

A new documentary titled "The Players' Score: A Video Game Music Documentary" is in the works right now and will soon be headed to Kickstarter. This project will feature composers who have worked on games like Super Meat Boy, Metal Gear, Mega Man, Shovel Knight, and more, and it will all be narrated by Arin "Egoraptor" Hanson. You can check out a trailer for the project by clicking below!

While it's no secret that Final Fantasy VI is regarded as one of the series' best, it's still amazing to see what some die hard fans can do. Imgur user "Kallid" took it upon himself to recreate the entire multi-stage final boss fight, Kefka, out of pixel beads. With 144,000 beads and many bead boards, the villainous tribute finally came to fruition. He says that although he lost count at some point, it definitely took over 300 hours to create this masterpiece.

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I have a lot of fond memories of playing Donkey Kong 64 growing up, but I don't quite remember it going like this. As you probably know, the game kicks off with a Kong-filled rap music video that's so hilariously bad that it's just plain awesome. A YouTube video has surfaced of that infamous rap being played on a corrupted copy of the game, and the results are even more ridiculous. I think I smell a record deal! Check it out below.