09/21/2010, Some of the things that come out of Japan are just plain weird, and next up is the LovePress virtual massage game for Nintendo’s Wii. If the name didn’t give it away already, the game involves using the Wii Balance Board to allow you to massage the virtual girl in the game, and the character will also respond with various phrases, depending on how or where you’re massaging. You can […]
09/21/2010, The TRON Legacy movie can be said to be a blockbuster as part of a foregone conclusion, although it remains to be seen whether the 2D version would be as stunning as the way it is meant to be viewed – and by that, we mean via stereoscopic 3D. Well, the movie is still on track for a December 17th release, and Disney aims to wring more money out of […]
09/21/2010, In case you missed the announcement earlier, Sony has officially pushed out the version 3.50 of its PlayStation 3 firmware which brings support for Blu-ray 3D discs. Apparently there is also some form of Facebook integration that lets the PS3 jump on the social networking bandwagon too. Anyways, if you’re rocking a PS3 in your living room, you might want to go get it updated now.
09/20/2010, DIY PC builders who have a penchant for powerful hardware will be drooling at the new Crosshair IV Extreme Republic of Gamers motherboard unveiled by Asus that boasts AMD’s 890FX chipset along with a slew of user friendly overclocking features. The CrossLinx3 technology on the board allows users to mix and match multiple graphics cards from both NVIDIA and ATI, including models of different GPU generations. Specifications of the motherboard […]
09/19/2010, Nintendo’s GameCube might not be the most popular console around anymore (not that it ever was, anyways), but if you’re looking for a unique-looking portable gaming console, the “GameCube u” console mod might be what you’ve been looking for. It was created using CNC cut acrylic, MDF plywood and features a 5-inch display for your personal gaming, two external controller ports for your multiplayer pleasure, AV output, and a built-in […]
09/19/2010, Ever wondered what lay within the PlayStation Move that will soon be in living rooms of rabid PS3 owners in due time? Well, the good people at iFixit have managed to snag one of these new-fangled lollipop-like video game controllers for themselves, and taken it apart carefully. During the process of stripping it apart, it seems to be pretty easy to take apart and reassemble, so a novice shouldn’t need […]
09/19/2010, Not everybody survives a war but this Nintendo Game Boy apparently managed to survive a bombing back during the Gulf War. While the exterior looks like it just came out from a microwave, the gaming legend is capable of playing Tetris (as seen on the display). The battle-hardened Game Boy is currently on display at New York’s Nintendo World in case you want to check it out.
09/17/2010, Even if the game isn’t even out until September 30th, do you love Final Fantasy XIV to the death? Then you will be able to go the extra mile and display your fanboy-ism with this range of Final Fantasy XIV-themed peripherals that will seal your interest for good. Of course, beauty lies in the eye of the beholder, so this is a hit-or-miss situation depending on which camp you’re one. […]
09/17/2010, If you’ve been hankering after a new color for the Sony PS3, then you might be pleased to know that Sony has just announced a new ceramic white PS3 in Japan, where it will come with a 320GB hard drive to accompany the new color. Basically, it is similar to what cropped up earlier this year, albeit that one came with half the amount of storage space. Folks living in […]
09/17/2010, Funny how the world works. Remember when Nintendo unveiled the Wii, only to have Sony executives laugh at its ‘waggly controls’? Well, how the tables have turned, and Sony will now jump aboard the motion sensitive bandwagon with their PlayStation Move motion control system. Of course, this will be different than the Wiimote, as it relies on the PlayStation Eye cam as well as internal motion sensors to detect all […]
09/16/2010, The Sony PSP2 has been rumored in the past, but so many years and a handful of model iterations over time have yet to yield a sequel to Sony’s handheld portable console. Well, in a PAX 2010 interview concerning the upcoming Mortal Kombat reboot, Executive Producer Shaun Himmerick made it known (was it a slip of the tongue?) that there is a PSP2 under development currently, where a prototype unit […]
09/16/2010, Just like in movies, not all scenes in a video game may make in the final product that you play on your computer or from your home entertainment console, and just like DVDs those deleted scenes from video games may still reach consumer eyes. Game maker Activision is considering releasing a compilation of all the deleted scenes of its StarCraft II game into a big “movie”–letting users view the full […]
09/16/2010, The new Ocosmos OCS1 UMPC, which runs on Windows 7, will be utilizing Intel’s energy efficient Oak Trail Atom-based processor to power a 4.8-inch capacitive touchscreen. The compact UMPC will have a resolution of 1024 X 600, 32 GB SSD drive, WiFi b/g, GPS, USB 2.0 and USB Mini ports, dual cameras, microSD card expansion and HDMI output. Additionally, the integrated Intel GMA600 graphics chip in Oak Trail is said […]
09/16/2010, Microsoft has happily revealed that its newly-launched Halo: Reach game has managed to hit $200 million in global sales on its launch day alone. In case you aren’t familiar with the pricing, Reach will be going for $60, with special editions priced at $80 and $250. The $200 million figure marks the biggest launch of any game so far this year and also making it the biggest game Microsoft has ever […]