Monday, April 19, 2010

Just because you can, doesn't mean you should

In this instance, I'm talking about playing Super Mario Bros. on an Amazon Kindle.

According to, some uber geek is working on a NES emulator for the popular ereader. Here's how it looks running on a Kindle emulator:

So, basically, it looks worse than Super Mario Land running on a beaten-up, 20-year-old GameBoy.


Viewtiful_Justin said...

*sigh* Here's another instance of everyone trying to make everything do everything else. Can't our Kindles just read? Can't our gaming systems just play games? Can't our pizza places just make a great pizza and stop trying to make sandwiches? I mean, really...

Bryan Ochalla said...

Oh, I'm with you, Justin -- especially in this case. *Maybe* I could see doing something like this on the iPad, but still, why not just buy a DS or a PSP or some other portable game system if you want to play games on the go?