Gaming

Space Invaders are closer than they appear (or so satellite images suggest)

Google Maps always turns up some interesting images. Whoever made this Space Invaders ode is our new personal hero, but has entirely too much time on their hands. On second thought, this image might of been taken by an airplane, as a commenter on Wonderland suggest, because of its higher resolution. From a satellite image it’s more likely that the ...

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Wii decal takes you back in time, and for no reason

Why do fanboys wish to recreate the past so badly? This is a simple decal that lets you have your brand new Wii controller turn into a “retro” controller so that you don’t have to get out that SNES to get the nostalgia juices flowing. While this decal lets you get a blast-from-the-past, it clashes with the Wii’s minimal aesthetic. ...

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New Japansese PSP commercial has Kung-Fu style

[ev type=”youtube” data=”ujio_VSwj5U”][/ev] Sony has released this commercial for the Japanese market. Are dwindling PS3 sales in Japan scaring Sony? The commercial is a cool little parody of Japanese martial art films mixed with modern gaming technology. Tell us what you think! — Andrew Dobrow Sony Releases new Japanese PSP Ad [TechEBlog]

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EA announces updates to Battlefield 2142 in Spring

It’s always nice to hear about video games getting updated so often now that online gaming is the way to go. EA has announced that they are going to be releasing a large upgrade to their game Battlefield 2142 in the spring of this year. Take a look at what EA has said about the update: Three new maps provide ...

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Guitar Hero II custom songs now possible

So you’ve heard of Guitar Hero and its recent release of its second iteration on the PS2. If not, just think of Dance Dance Revolution (DRR), and Guitar Hero is DDR for rockers. So while the release of Guitar Hero 2 isn’t news anymore, the ability to do custom songs definately is. The people at the Scorehero forums have figured ...

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Xbox 360 Chrome Replacement Shell makes your console slightly less geeky

The vanilla colored skins of the Xbox 360 get very boring extremely fast. True, the actual appearance of a console isn’t that important when your knee deep in dead bodies you just slaughtered, but the point is that a console that takes up so much of your time should look badass too. This chrome replacement shell adds a nice hint ...

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GMEA concept mobile phone with sliding-puzzle keypad stumps audience

Concept phones aren’t a new phenomenon, but GMEA seems to be trying its best to make them one. The GMEA concept phone takes the idea of mobile phone gaming and turns it very literately into a “game phone” where the real fun beings with the phones keypad. GMEA takes the classic sliding-puzzle game, which we must admit has worn pretty ...

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IGN says PS3 is the best game console: *cocks head curiously*

IGN surprisingly announced the PS3 as the 2006 console of the year, beating out the Wii for the head spot. Many of you might be infuriated or elated depending on your opinions of each respected console, we all know everyone has their own opinion. So let’s see how IGN clarifies their situation. Nintendo’s Wii launched to massive mainstream applause and ...

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The Sims on our laptop, just what we need!

Will Wright is the famous creator of the best selling PC game ever: The Sims. As a result of countless addon expansion packs and pre-teen obsessions of controlling other people’s lives, the Sims is/was a phenomenon for PC gaming. Now, the Sims was meant to be run on your desktop because your laptop just didn’t have the guts to run ...

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