When the old makes way for the new what happens to the old? Do they get wasted in the warehouses or are turned as landfill junk or just left aside to fill up trashcans? Well sometimes, they are reused into something more useful or preserved as a memory of years gone by, like the Nintendo NES advantage lamp. The Nintendo entertainment of the 1980s has been revolutionized to work as a table lamp and a reminder of the retro years.
The joystick in this yesteryears’ gamers’ controller has been replaced with a lampshade fitted to a 40-watt illumination bulb to illuminate night hours in a memorable manner. The rest of the controllers of the classic 8-bit NES, however, remain the same. For the generation that grew up on the NES arcade games, touching the switches on this table lamp might feel more than just a flip down the memory lane. The others, the more recent gamers trained on the nibbles of a gamepad might see this converted member more like a piece of history or a reminder of how far technology has brought us in the past few decades. In both ways, the delight is no way less and definitely a precursor for more such retro reminders to glimmer our way.
This classic beauty, although is a priceless treasured memoir of past, nevertheless comes with a price tag of $20.99 (USD).