Gaming

Diablo III Officially Announced

In case you fucking missed it, Blizzard spun the gaming world on its ass this weekend by announcing the long-awaited Diablo III. Along with assorted details here and there, a magnificent 20-minute gameplay video was released, showcasing graphics, environment, new classes and more. You can head on over to Blizzard.com for the real deal but I recommend hitting up ShackNews ...

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The Ultimate Guide to Nintendo DS Music Apps

We’ve talked previously about how the Nintendo DS can be used in all kinds of fun ways, including both homebrew and music. The fine folks over at Remaincalm.org have rounded up 25 pieces of audio software for your enjoyment. You’ll find everything here: drum machines, sequences, mixers, loopers, bit crush filters, trackers, MIDI interfaces, samplers, synths and so much more. ...

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Infinium Labs’ Phantom Lapboard Is Released

Remember the Phantom gaming system? The one which promised you’d be able to play games streamed over the Internet through a broadband connection for a monthly fee? Me neither. Yet after six long years of nobody giving a fuck, they’ve finally decided to release the keyboard designed for the system. The Phantom Lapboard is nothing special. It sits on your ...

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Spore Goes Galactic

And by Galactic, I mean Spore: Galactic Edition of course. If you’re a gamer who needs every piece of memorabilia a game has to offer then you won’t mind shelling out $80 for this special edition. Remember Vince’s monstrous pal, Bonerfart? He died. But, that’s only because Vince didn’t reserve his copy of Galactic Edition, guaranteeing him the 100-page galactic ...

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DIY Neo-Geo Joysticks

If you grew up in the 1990s, you may remember the Neo-Geo Home MVS console. It was a flop, due mostly in part to expensive hardware and super expensive games. Fast forward to 2008 and still, no one is looking to pay an outrageous price for an arcade-style joystick. One student at NJIT decided he’d make his own joysticks instead. ...

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RPG Piggy Bank Wastes Your Time And Your Stomach

Would a piggy bank that can save up to $465.46 dollars encourage you to abandon the console RPG you’re playing in favor of hording your money in this game? Staring at it in astonishment, amazed by the fact that it’s a RPG on a piggy bank. You’ll mindlessly drop coins in it, one at a time, at a slow pace. ...

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Solution For Gamers Who Lack Skill

If you really suck at video games or you’re just a no good untrustworthy cheating sonofabitch, then the AcidMods Spit-Fire Controller was made just for you. This Xbox 360 controller mod has two special function buttons which are fully programmable that will give your pudgy fingers an edge against competition that is clearly superior to you in Call Of Duty ...

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Midify for the Nintendo DS Available

I stumbled upon the greatest hack/mod/sandwich for the Nintendo DS. It’s called Midify and as any dork or musician could guess, it’s MIDI-related. This little board adds MIDI ports to your DS, allowing Electroplankton to shine at its full potential. Apparently the interface is very easy to work with and mapping triggers shouldn’t be a problem. At $35, DS enthusiasts ...

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True Patriot: Collecting Video Games for Troops

If you want to do your part and help out some of the troops fighting overseas like a true patriot, we suggest sending them some video games. Not only are they a great outlet for stress, we hear they’re also fun to play. CheapAssGamer is continuing an existing drive to collect video games for US troops, so if you have ...

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Cool Toys: Dog That Vomits Slime

Toys sure have evolved over the years. It went from the basic teddy bear, to Creepy Crawlers (remember those fuckers?), to Mighty Max to the dog that vomits slime. Come August, toy company Mega House, a subsidiary of Bandai, will ship “Biri Biri Kaze Hiki Wanko” or “Shocking Sick Puppy”, a Japanese toy guaranteed to disgust many parents out there. ...

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