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Retro-fit your Nintendo NES with wireless PS4 and Wiimote controllers

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A new gaming accessory will allow you to use your old school Nintendo NES console without sitting a couple of feet away from the television.

The $20 Retro Receiver is a Bluetooth-based adapter for the iconic system which enables the use of wireless games controllers.

The peripheral is made by Analogue NT and 8bitDo, the maker of a number of retro-styled controllers.

While the Retro Receiver is designed to be used with 8bitDo’s own Bluetooth controllers, it’ll also play nice with the PS3, PS4, Wiimote and Wii U Pro controller.

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Given many Nintendo loyalists will have at least one Wiimote lying around the place, so this offers a great solution if the original pads are failing the test of time.

The Retro Receiver can be purchased now.

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