Video Games

Suspicious Box Found in Tempe Might Be Familiar to Old School Nintendo Fans

In a week when the entire nation is on absolute high alert concerning any sort of suspicious items being left out in the open, one local wisenheimer may have thought it was apparently high time for a little mischief.

Earlier today, officers from the Tempe Police Department investigated a "suspicious package" that was discovered near the intersection of Newberry Lane and Spence Avenue. And what cops found may resemble an object familiar to fans of old school Nintendo games.

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Benjamin Leatherman is a staff writer at Phoenix New Times. He covers local nightlife, music, culture, geekery, and fringe pursuits.