Gaming

Wiiminder makes Wii browser interface easier and prettyful

[ev type=”youtube” data=”ytm3gZe1qOg”][/ev] While the Wii Opera browser runs circles around the competition, console browsing is still far from perfect. The good fellows at War Pipe Technology have rolled out some new web-based software to improve the gaming browsing experience. The Wiiminder adds tabbed browsing to the top of the page, which hides itself automatically. It also allows you to ...

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Tamagotchi-style Human Player is disturbing in a mini-me kind of way

Anyone who lived through the 90’s remembers the Tamagotchi virtual pet games. You couldn’t walk out the door without seeing ten children toting them. Now, from the same company that brought you the Tamagotchi, Bandai presents the Human Player, a virtual you. Before you start to play, you take a 50 question personality test that determines the actions of the ...

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Rumor: Nintendo Wii HD potential kept secret from public

The Inquirer reports that a drunk Nintendo representative was spewing at the mouth about the Wii GPU’s hi-def capability, even though the full potential is yet to be seen. So why DON’T we see the Wii slinging out high definition resolution? Apparently, for two reasons. The console can’t handle a reasonable frame rate for true HD quality and because the ...

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SNES outselling PS3 on Amazon

Of all of the things we’ve seen this has got to be both the most and least surprising tidbit of information we have come across regarding PS3 sales. With dwindling PS3 sales, did anyone truly expect the console to be out sold by a legacy gaming system on the largest online retailer on the planet, Amazon? Sure, SNES was, and ...

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All the benefits of Mushrooms, without the hallucinations

We all need some stress relief in our life every now and again. Some people choose to accomplish this taking mind-altering substances, such as hallucinogenic mushrooms. Others prefer to squeeze the living hell out of a Super Mario Bros. stress relief mushroom. There are four models to choose from including the 1up mushroom, the poison mushroom, the super mushroom, and ...

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Gaming for Quadriplegics: That deaf, dumb, and blind kid sure plays a mean Wii Pong

We wish paralysis on no human being, but that doesn’t mean we can’t envy them! Frankly, the Gravitonus created Alternative Computer Control System (ACCS) looks pretty amazing. The ACCS system constantly monitors the body position, temperature, and pressure on different body parts. The ACCS is already being effectively used with Spinal Cord Injury patients, and could revolutionize the way disabled ...

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Nvidia officially releases 320MB GeForce 8800, puts your card to shame

As time goes on, your 128MB graphics card is looking weaker and weaker. Every report that comes out just puts salt in the wound that is the fact that you can’t play F.E.A.R. at full anti-aliasing. Sorry, ready for more salt? Nvidia has officially launched the 320MB GeForce 8800. While this is the “budget” card compared to the 640MB version ...

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Atari Wall Hooks: Bringing back the joystick

Talk about nostalgia. These Hang & Play Atari Wall Hooks bring back a lot of memories of a lot of sleepless nights in front of my 13-inch TV. And what a cool piece of decoration and design to showcase in your home. Make your house reflect who you are. And who are we? We are nerds. Through and through. Which ...

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Superman Returns Alienware Notebook: Just don’t put it near Kryptonite

Alienware might be expensive, but they have some seriously kickass systems. The hardware they shove into their Area-51 laptops makes our computers cower in shame. And now this. A notebook faster then a speeding bullet. It’s a bird. No, a plane. It’s the Alienware Superman Returns Notebook. Talking about things that are super. The hardware specs on this thing, like ...

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Super Rub’a’Dub is game adapted from Sony ducky demo

Nostalgia is responsible for many people buying things they really don’t need. While the new game that will be released onto the Playstation Network is probably pretty fun, we can’t help but think that rubber duckies could have been replaced by some other item. You read right, that demo that everyone saw of the ducks getting poured into a small ...

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