Netflix… Now On The Original NES

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Netflix’s internal hackdays consistently produce awesome stuff. This year is no different.

Want to watch Netflix on an NES? Or keep your significant other from blasting through OITNB without you? Or how about being able to jump right back to that hard-to-hear line of dialogue you missed?

They’ve got hacks for that.

Here’s some of the coolest stuff from this latest hackday:

Netflixtendo:

Netflix runs great on most modern consoles, but what would it look like on the pinnacle of 1983 technology that is the original NES? Sure, you’d have to compress movies down to about four colors — and even then, you’d probably only fit about 10 seconds of video on a cartridge. But that wonky Mario-inspired platformer interface makes up for it, right?

(More like House Of Cartridges amiright?)

Subtitle Rewind:

“Wait, what’d he just say?”

“I missed it too. Rewind it?”

“Okay. Here we go… *tap*

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