04/19/2010, Can’t decide what to do with your old and dusty Nintendo 64 console? If you’ve got some fancy soldering skills, you might want to turn turning it into a portable device, which seems to be all the rage nowadays. A forum user called Bentomo has done just that, creating his own Nintendo 64 portable, dubbed the 64 Boy. It’s quite impressive, featuring a 3.5-inch display, external docking station that supports […]
04/19/2010, You might remember a little while back we reported that McDonalds was using Nintendo’s DS gaming console to train its employees. While it’s a cute concept, you might have been curious as to how such a franchise would use a gaming console to train its employees. Well, we’ve managed to dig up a video, so feel free to check it out after the jump. It seems that the device being […]
04/19/2010, While you may not have as much details on Microsoft’s Project Natal as you might like, we have managed to dig up one of the games’ titles that should be supporting Project Natal, and that is “River Rush”. Holywood writer James Gunn managed to get some time to try out the game, and detailed his experience on his blog. As the name indicates, the game is a kind of paddling […]
04/19/2010, Shopping around for a new graphic card? EVGA has started to take pre-orders for its upcoming GeForce GTX 470 Hydro Copper FTW graphic card. Specifications of this water cooled graphics card include 448 CUDA cores, a 320-bit memory interface, 3-way SLI support, 1280MB or GDDR5 memory and dual-DVI and mini HDMI outputs. If the water cooling setup didn’t give it away, the card offers a few factory overclocked frequencies, which […]
04/18/2010, Can’t afford one of those fancy racing simulators, but still want to inject a little bit of realism into your racing sessions? You could always try to emulate what this person did with an instrument cluster from a 1992 BMW. He managed to hook it up to interact with his racing simulator, taking the incoming data from the computer, and reflecting the data on the instrument cluster, giving you that […]
04/16/2010, The G-mate Gun Overlord magnetic dynamic gun is different from all the other gaming rifles you’ve seen to date simply because it is touted to be much more sensitive than its competitors. Being a plug-and-play device, all you need to do is plug in the wireless receiver into a USB port without the need to install any drivers, enabling you to move the control cursor freely by pointing the G-mate […]
04/16/2010, It is only a matter of time for the inevitable to happen – Sony could very well discontinue its PS2 console soon, and for those who keep track of pricing will realize that when it reaches the $99.97 price point at store shelves, it would mean Sony will not produce any more PS2s. Hats off to a wonderful console that has provided hundreds of thousands of hours to gamers worldwide.
04/16/2010, Being a pack rat does have its advantages if the stars are properly aligned – take Tanner Sandlin’s case for example. He forked out anywhere from $5 to $10 when he was a 10-year old kid for the Air Raid Atari 2600 videogame, only to realize that it fetched a $31,600 price point on eBay when it was placed for auction a good 20 years later, making this the second […]
04/16/2010, Think you’re the best at Sim City? YouTube user Thelmperar claims to have maxed out Sim City 3000 with his creation of Magnasanti. You can check out the video after the jump, but if you want a few stats, it’s worth noting that Magnasanti has zero abandoned buildings, 100% of all zoned structures are historical, zero water pollution and congestion, no crime, and a population of 6,005,407. Do you think […]
04/16/2010, Optoma has started to ship its Game Time projectors, where the new series comprises of the GT360, GT700, and GT720. The GT360 is equipped with 2,500 ANSI lumens, a 3,000:1 contrast ratio, and SVGA (800 x 600) resolution, while the GT700 is slightly dimmer with 2,300 ANSI lumens and a 2,500:1 contrast ratio, although you do get a higher level of resolution at WXGA (1280 x 800) quality. Last but […]
04/15/2010, Hopefully Dennis who is playing with a a robotic arm as his chess opponent has not input the necessary code to have the arm reach over and choke the life out of him should he win the match. The Lynxmotion AL5A robotic arm is, after all, full well capable of plucking each piece and moving it to the next space. This is made possible thanks to a Python script Dennis […]
04/15/2010, It seems that the next update for PlayTV which is being lined up for release later this year has seen several of its features undergo testing. Among them would include a spanking new link to the most popular social network site worldwide, Facebook – now that ought to have you sit up and take notice! For PS3 owners out there, how has your PlayTV experience been so far?
04/15/2010, SteelSeries has joinced forces with game publisher Ubisoft to bring exclusive branded peripherals of the upcoming real-time strategy game R.U.S.E., introducing the SteelSeries Xai Laser Mouse R.U.S.E. Edition as well as the SteelSeries QcK Limited Edition (R.U.S.E.) mousepad. The former enhances performance with its superior technology, and comes preloaded with a profile setting which optimizes gameplay, while the latter features graphics from the game, offering a smooth and consistent glide. […]
04/14/2010, There are plenty of folks out there cramming their PS3 guts into various form factors, and now another user has decided to replace the guts of his old Compaq with the innards from his PlayStation 3. Aside from the PS3’s parts, a 7-inch color LCD was also included, as well as a retractable drawer which provides a charger for his controllers. The HDMI output was retained, allowing the PS3 to […]