Power Glove - News

June2016

  • News Take a Look at The Terror of Tech Town, the Power Glove Game Lost to the Ages

    "No-one has 3D moves like you and your Power Glove"

    Ah, the Power Glove, a cool idea betrayed by flawed technology and some questionable marketing - it's an iconic part of NES history. It was a flop, as demonstrated by its grand total of two games released specifically for the accessory; Mattel saw its dreams of glove wearing NES gamers taking over...

  • Random Hacker Mods Power Glove For Drone Control

    We knew it would come in handy someday

    The Power Glove is one of the most iconic peripherals in the history of gaming, despite the fact that it was a bit of a dud in both commercial and gameplay terms. Were it not for its starring role in The Wizard, the device may well have been forgotten entirely, but in more recent times other individuals are...

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  • News 20 Years On, The Power Glove is Still Awesomely Bad

    “I love the Power Glove. It’s so bad.”

    When Lucas Barton uttered those immortal words in the 1989 movie The Wizard it made every single Nintendo fan on the face of the planet want one. The reality was a little less impressive, but thankfully modder Matt Mechtley is ensuring that this iconic peripheral isn’t forgotten; he’s tinkered around with it to add additional functionality, although..

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