Canadian gaming blogger Rinry showcases in this video the cruel experiment in which she subjected copies of the original NES game Super Mario Brothers/Duck Hunt to various forms of abuse, like being doused in alcohol, hit by a car, or dropped from the top of a parking garage. The verdict? NES cartridges are tough cookies to crack, and make those discs you’re putting into your next-gen consoles look like frail, wimpy things.
How many of you still have a NES? Does it still work? Do you think you’ll be able to say the same about your Xbox in 20 years?