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  • How Do Your Consoles Affect Your Energy Bills?

    Sony PlayStation

    We’ve all been there; purchased a shiny new (or not so shiny and new) console and ran home to fire it up. With intentions of foiling Bowser’s latest plot, dashing our way to confrontation with Robotnik or enlisting the assistance of Aku Aku to take down Cortex, hours of fun were to be had.

    The same principle has remained over time, too. From the iconic platformers to enthralling MMOs and shoot ‘em ups, from 8-bit to UHD, one thing has remained constant. The cost of gaming doesn’t stop at the hardware and software.

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  • Giant Nintendo GameBoy Kiosk (BGB-001)

    This oversised Nintendo GameBoy display unit is currently being sold on a Japanese auction site. The units model number is: BGB-001 as displayed on the rear manufacturers sticker.

    Not a huge amount is known about the history of the units, when they were in circulation, but its a pretty safe assumption that they were used as display kiosks in Japan during the early years of release of the first generation Nintendo GameBoy consoles.

    The cost for the unit is: 680,00yen, which is roughly £3700 with todays exchange rate.

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  • Pokemon Center Nintendo GameBoy Advance SP Consoles

    These two limited edition Nintendo GameBoy Advance consoles were exclusively available at the Pokemon Center in Tokyo, Japan and are absolutely fantastic. The red GameBoy Advance features Charizard and the green features Bulbasaur graphics on the cases.

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