Gaming

Official WoW: Wrath of the Lich King site up, with screenshots and trailer

The new World Of Warcraft expansion is one heavily anticipated piece of game-ware. The official project site is now officially up and running in the wake of BlizzCon and the new features are looking awesome. Blizzard has posted some prototype screenshots and 3D build maps for the new addition of the Northrend continent, featuring shots of the Borean Tundra and ...

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You Have Died Of Dysentery, and other fond Oregon Trail memories

For those of us who spent a good majority of their childhood growing up in the 90s, many of us learned the harsh realities of the real world through Oregon Trail, the game of nomadic venturing. Now, you can have the wonders of text gaming on a nostalgic shirt. The “You Have Died Of Dysentery” shirt comes in both T-shirt ...

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WoW Diorama: Blood Elf Rogue Vs. Draenei Paladin

World Of Warcraft has expanded quite a bit since its release. First it was trading cards, then comic books, and now Sideshow presents this gorgeous WoW Diorama featuring a Blood Elf Rogue leaping on a Draenei Pally. The model, made of polystone, comes in a 1:9 scale (sources of comparison to a real life Draenei Pally are hard to come ...

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Sousaphone Hero sales flounder Activision’s profits

With the success of Guitar Hero, who could have ever expected that Activision would fall downhill so quick. Apparently parody extraordinaries The Onion does. The Onion claims that “despite the catchy 1890’s soundtrack”, Sousaphone Hero has only sold 52 copies. Choose from an impressive list of Sousaphone virtuosos, such as the Duke of Yorkshire and Constable Trobendeimer, and you’ll be ...

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Make your own Guitar Hero controller from scratch

We’ve seen our fair share of Guitar Hero DIYs, but this would be the first time we’ve had the opportunity to make our very own PS2 GH controller from scratch. Of course, it’s not totally from scratch, you will need supplies. You’ll need a few old PS1 controllers, a whammy bar, various screws and other shiny items. You get the ...

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First Person Pinball allows you to be the ball

Pinball is one of those games that will never lose its flare. I remember my dentist’s office had a pinball machine in it to calm us kiddies down. How friggen cool is that? We kinda wish they had a Furminator though, which places the player in a first person prospective. Sealed off from the rest of the world in a ...

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God of War takes hold of the PSP

What’s not to love about this PSP case? Well, unless of course you despise the God of War line of games. Buddy Roman, also creator of the Zelda DS Lite case mod, now offers up more of a badass design with this custom God of War PSP, available on eBay. The red LED’s and felt finish of the box finish ...

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World of Warcraft: The Comic

The game played by millions is now expanding to the colorful pages of the comic book. The World of Warcraft comic will be released on November 14 by DC Comics. The DC website gives this snippet as a teaser: “When a human is found unconscious on the shores of Kalimdor, with no memory of who he is or how he ...

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DIY: Nintendo controller mouse

You can never beat a classic. Here’s some proof that even an old rectangular Nintendo controller can serve an interesting and damn well awesome purpose. It’s a cool case mod that turns your Nintendo controller into a mouse, with the A / B buttons serving as the clickers. A cut out on the bottom of the controller allows the laser ...

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Hack the XBox 360 DVD region code

Damn region codes, always getting in the way of our viewing pleasure. It seems that some nice fellows over at XBH forums have figured out a way to change the values on the DVD region code on hypervisor exploitable XBox 360s. Since the region code is directly tied in with the CPU key, for now the hack will only work ...

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