04/27/2010, This has been such a long time coming that it’s not even funny anymore. Word is going around that major retailers such as Target, GameStop and Future Shop have stated that the black version of the Nintendo Wii will be going on sale on May 9th in the US, with the Canadian release set for May 23rd. The console itself is identical to the current white version, but the bundle […]
04/27/2010, Do you still get plenty of playtime with your Nintendo Wii? Assuming you have answered in the affirmative and want to pick up a new charging station for your collection of Wiimotes, why not check out Konnet Technology’s PowerV Quad? This 4-port Wiimote inductive changing station does not only juice up your Wiimotes in style, but it also works well with Wii Motion Plus and silcone covers to boot, doing […]
04/27/2010, Shu Uesugi has come up with a custom-made Wii Golf Glove which would surely tickle the executives at Nintendo – after all, he used a standard golf glove from Target while incorporating an air guitar interface into it. Relying on an Arduino, a Wii nunchuk and the flex-sensor equipped glove, the wearer is able to play individual notes, strum chords and fool around with various sound effects including distortion. Neat!
04/27/2010, Ben Heck has done it again with a brand new Playstation 3 Laptop, where you get lovely blue accents that somewhat resemble racing stripes to turn on the style. This was made possible thanks to a PS3 Slim which has been crammed within, boasting a 17″ widescreen display as well as the ability to play video at 720p, coupled with a video out jack just in case you decide to […]
04/27/2010, CyberPower decided to throw their lot with AMD this time round where their new gaming machines are concerned, being powered by the new AMD Phenom II X6 6-core processor. Of course, you might think that you will have to fork out an arm and a leg for these new machines, but since it has an AMD heart within, prices are pretty affordable, starting from $699 upwards. Of course, those who […]
04/27/2010, While you might have seen notebooks that sport a pair of GPUs before, it’s not often you see one that offers a pair of ATI’s Mobility Radeon HD 5870 graphic chips. Now the Alienware M17x gaming notebook that offers such a configuration has begun to ship. If you’ve received your shipping notification of this notebook, you can prepare yourself for the awesome gaming sessions that are just around the corner.
04/27/2010, Ubisoft has whipped up even more attention for its Splinter Cell Conviction game by unveiling a text messaging campaign that offers rewards to mobile marketing subscribers via a special in-game weapon. Relying on Twitter, Facebook and e-mail lists to get word of the campaign out, you will be able to get hold of this special unique weapon by texting “WEAPON” to 44144*, where you will then receive a code in […]
04/27/2010, Want to go bowling with the guys during weekends, but do not have the approval of your other half? Why not suck her into the game with the Rockin’ Bowl-o-Rama, where this gaming machine lets you bowl right in your living room, complete with 1950’s arcade music to top off the nostalgic experience. It is capable of supporting up to a quartet of players and boasts half a dozen game […]
04/26/2010, The XFX HD 5970 which is touted to be the most powerful and expensive graphics card in the world (by home consumer standards) is already available on eBay for auction. Interestingly enough, the XFX HD 5970 isn’t even up for sale at the moment, so it does pay to be cautious as to whether this is a legit card or another way for someone to make a quick buck. The […]
04/26/2010, The Dingoo A330 Mini Game King is a new third party handheld console that measures roughly the size of a Game Boy Micro, where you are able to play a range of emulated ROMs as well as a host of other multimedia files. Just in case you are not happy with its 2.3″ LCD display at 320 x 240 resolution, you will be able to watch it on a larger […]
04/26/2010, Want to create your own portable Nintendo 64 gaming console, but can’t figure out how to do so? Well, a user called John Grayson has put up a good 20 videos that provide a step-by-step guide to turn your N64 into a portable console. The modded console uses two Canon BP-915 camcorder batteries to offer you about 3 hours of game time, a Sony PS screen, the N64 console motherboard, […]
04/26/2010, The rumored Xbox 360 Slim is touted to be announced at E3 this year, where it will be smaller in size compared to the current behemoth while sporting a new black color scheme alongside Project Natal capability. It seems that there are also whispers of a couple of Xbox 360 Natal bundles, but we guess we will need to wait until June for an official word from the folks at […]
04/26/2010, The PS3 Remote Play feature will soon see action on Vaio notebooks according to the PlayStation UK site. What does Remote Play do? Well, it basically allows you to access content on your console from virtually anywhere worldwide, but there is a catch as Sony claims this will work only on upcoming Vaio notebooks, with no word on whether it will be backwards compatible.
04/26/2010, The PS3 has gotten more power efficient with a brand new 40nm Cell processor, resulting in a 15% decrease in overall console power consumption when you compare it to the 120GB CECH-2000A PS3 Slim that currently runs on a 65-nm RSX. This more efficient redesign also makes way for a stealthier heat sink as well as power supply, coupled with a smaller cooling unit.