Gaming

Gigantic LEGO DSi

You think you’re the ultimate Nintendo fanboy? Not even close. Why don’t you spend a weekend with some LEGOs and one up Sean Kenney. After all, he’s the dude who made a 51,324 piece DSi out of LEGOs, complete with a drawing of a strange cat. Kenney spent over 200 hours on the project which will be on display at ...

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Washboard Hero Planned For Late-Spring

I don’t think there is a doubt in anybody’s mind that this is going to be a gigantic hit. Harmonix has announced their brand new take on the music-themed video game genre, now with a Confederate twist. Washboard Hero will feature such bluegrass classics as “Home, Home on the Homestead”, “O Me O My O Me”, and the irresistible “Possum ...

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Mirror’s Edge: The New Parkour?

A lot of you have heard of parkour, understandably, but what about Mirror’s Edge? It’s a video game for the PS3 and Xbox 360 that lets you jump through a virtual world using parkour skills. In fact, you are called a “tracer” in the game, similar to that of a traceur who runs up buildings. Like this guy. If you ...

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Confirmed: $99 Playstation 2 Drops Tomorrow

Just a quick update here. Yesterday, we posted about a rumor concerning the Playstation 2 and a very slick $99 price point. Turns out the rumor is indeed true and the better news is that you won’t have to wait until April 5th to pick one up. According to the official Playstation blog, the system will be available tomorrow for ...

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It Sucks: Mega Man II Hits The iPhone

I realize that Steve Jobs is really psyched about turning the iPhone and iPod Touch into fully-fledged gaming platforms. That’s great. There are tons of fantastic games for these devices, produced by powerhouse studios and publishers like Electronic Arts. Unfortunately, the classic NES title Mega Man II is not fantastic. Look at this retarded control scheme Capcom set up. It ...

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Top 10 Reasons To Play Prototype

Remember the very first time you watched Terminator 2: Judgment Day and your jaw dropped the minute you saw the T-1000? I remember that day very well and it cemented my love for all things liquid metal. Prototype is a new next-gen console game due out this summer. It lets you take the role of some guy who can morph ...

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The Exploded 2600 Shirt

Classic gamers demand classic shirts. Get inside your old Atari 2600 with this custom t-shirt that details the inner workings of the first popular home console. Sure, you can’t play classics like Centipede or Pitfall, but you’ll earn some respect the next time you roll up to the arcade wearing this number. At $17, it’s the perfect gift for the ...

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Rumor: $99 PS2 Coming April 5th

With April Fool’s Day right around the corner, I’m not inclined to believe a lot of the news spewing out of the blogosphere this week. However, my buddy Nicholas Deleon over at CrunchGear is reporting that some dude at Kmart says that Sony is lowering the price of the Playstation 2 to $99. That’s a killer price point for a ...

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Yeah, The Stroke’s The Word

My words cannot do this rare NES joystick test cartridge justice. Instead, allow ’80s rocker Billy Squier to describe what you’d normally do after acquiring this game: Now everybody have you heard If you’re in the game, then the stroke’s the word Don’t take no rhythm, don’t take no style Got a thirst for killin’, grab your vile… You put ...

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