Gaming

Gears of War gets additional updates, makes the best game better

Good news, in addition to the new maps coming out on Thursday, Gears of War will have whole slew of game update tomorrow January 10. – Fixed aspect ratio distortion when using VGA cable with 4:3 displays at resolutions higher than 640×480 – Fixed voice issue with new players joining Player Match games in progress – Players can now get ...

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Forget Bocci: Old-Timers turn to the Wii for family fun

The image above says it all. The line between gaming, culture, and age has been broken thanks to the Wii and its ability to draw in all crowds from every demographic. And with the Wii Sports features of bowling and table tennis, how could a senior resist? All the exercise without any of the harmful UV rays. What more could ...

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Cliffy B. promises new Gears of War maps on Jan. 10

Are you getting bored with the current maps on one of the fastest selling video games in history? Well, Cliffy B. has good news for you. The game developer turned geek superstar has said that on January 10, there will be two new Gears of War maps released. The two new levels are to be called Raven Down and Old ...

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Neurok Optics iZ3D takes gaming away from the boring 2D monitor

Game developers and hardware manufacturers have been trying so hard all of these years to achieve a realistic 3D effect. They have constantly been improving the quality of the 3D images we see. But there is some inherent problem to all of this: we are viewing the content on a monitor, which is a 2D surface. Only a plane, a ...

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Folding Earforce X-52 Surround Sound gamer compact headphones

Being a gamer and not having great quality sound is like listening to the radio in a domed metal room. Sure you can hear it, but you have to strain to make out the details. Many people would suggest that surround sound speakers are the answer, but your typical model is clunky and expensive. Turtle Beach has released its Earforce ...

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Are you a Guitar Hero? Xbox 360 game info here.

Those guys over at Team Xbox have gotten quite lucky and snagged some official images of the box and guitar bundle for the Xbox 360 version of Guitar Hero II. Guitar Hero II was (and still is with the recent release of version II) a phenomenon like DDR for the PlayStation 2 when it came out. It seems that these ...

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Want Gran Turismo HD with realistic driving and wheel? Sorry

According to Sony, the dream of actually having force-feedback in driving games will never come to full bloom. Partial bloom won’t happen either. So why will force-feedback never arise? It’s all to blame on that damn Sixaxis controller which does not have a rumble function. All PS3 games are programmed for the SIXAXIS which doesn’t have force feedback, therefore the ...

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Homemade Pong wristwatch

We enjoy a DIY project just as much as the next gearhead, but this caught our eye instantly. Nothing catches a geek’s eye like the classic game of Pong. Mix that with a do it yourself mod project and you’ve got yourself an all-star product. The creator managed to fit all of the essential electronics in a 10mm thick wristwatch. ...

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Pyramat S2000 lets you feel that bomb blow

Have you ever felt that you wish the chair you were sitting in would rumble with the blast of the bomb you just bew up in your favorite war game? If so, your wish has come true. The Pyramat S2000 Sound Rocker uses what is called Audio Response Technology which uses the subwoofer (yes, there is a subwoofer in this ...

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Halo 3 beta instructions! Come and get ’em!

So what if Gears of War has taken over the Xbox360 scene as of late. The name of Halo still holds a warm and fuzzy place in every die-hard Xbox fan out there. That is the main reason why the upcoming installment Halo 3 is receiving so much attention right now. The newest and coolest thing in Halo world? Getting ...

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