As a collector, I tend to come across a variety of game related oddities and some one-off consoles. This is a listing of some of the random video game items I've found that son't quite fit into the larger categories on the site.
The Colecovision Flashback is a mini-console from atGames with 60 built-in games from the Coleco library. there are 2 wired joysticks with the same pin-out as the original. It was released October 1, 2014 although many folks reported seeing it on shelves a few weeks earlier.
At-Games' Atari Flashback 3
The Atari Flashback 3 is an all-in-one replica of the Atari 2600 (on a smaller scale) with 60 built-in games. It has 2 detachable joysticks and connects easily to any TV via standard RCA plugs.
At-Games' Atari Flashback 4
The Atari Flashback 4 is the next release in AT Games' Flashback series. This time the mini-2600 replica has 76 built-in games and wireless joysticks... but still has ports for the old reliable Atari joysticks and paddle controllers.
At-Games' Atari Flashback 5
The Atari Flashback 5 from AT Games' has 92 built-in games and wireless joysticks... but still has ports for Atari joysticks and peripherals.
Ouya - Android Microconsole
The Ouya was one of the first Android-based microconsoles to make a big splash at launch. Promising the ease of mobile development and the lure of playing games on a TV was quit appealing. After a huge Kickstarter campaign, the console never caught on.
The Retro Duo is a Nintendo clone game console that is compatible with both NES and SNES game cartridges.
Yobo Gameware's FC Twin
The FC Twin is another Nintendo NES and SNES clone that allows playing both game types.
The Caanoo is an open-source, Linux-based handheld video game console and media player created by GamePark Holdings of South Korea.
Merlin Electronic Wizard by Parker Brothers
Flashing lights were once considered gaming and Merlin was on top of the latest wave of sophisticated (for their time) interactive electronic games. We have scans of the entire Merlin Instruction Manual.
I owned a DVD player 4 weeks before any titles were on retail shelves, yet I never bought a Nuon. I did, however, pick up this Logitech Nuon controller just to retain a part of this hybrid game console/DVD device.
This all-in-one joystick features ten classic (and a few peculiar oddities) video games with easy-to-connect RCA cables. You'll have it lodged onto your TV in no time so you can delve into some classic arcade gaming.
Classic Arcade Game Joystick - Pac-Man
This joystick is battery powered and connects to RCA video-in ports on TVs. It contains 12 classic arcade games.
Spiderman Multi-Game Joystick
This Spiderman joystick runs on 4 AA batteries and connects to RCA video ports on your TV. It contains 5 various Spiderman-themed games.
This candy box, replicating the look of the classic Nintendo NES controller, is full of mints. If you like mints or need to get rid of stank-breath, these might do the trick. I couldn't resist this novelty item even though I don't like mints... especially the ones spritzed with urine near restaurant exits.
Who doesn't love a Nintendo power-up mushroom especially when it's jammed full of minty-looking mushroom-shaped candy? OK, they aren't mints. These are Apple-sour flavored.
Nintendo Question Candy Container
This square question candy tin is loaded with tasty candies that taste much better than I expected.
Au'Some Mario Candy Container
Impulse items never interest me until they're at the register in the Game Section. Suddenly I'm overwhelmed with a mysterious craving for game-themed crap. OK, these Mario candies tasted better than crap, but I need to work harder at staving off the need to buy this sort of useless stuff.
And don't get me started about their unique spelling of "awesome".
Mario Face Candy Container
A candy tin full of red jawbreakers, shaped like Mario's face.