Gaming

Wii controller prototypes: Thank the gaming gods for the Wiimote

This picture, which was snatched from the inner depths of the official Nintendo forums, is a scanned photo from Japanese magazine (Japzine?), Nikkei Business, which features some of the early prototype models for what became the Wiimote. We’ll be the first to say, “Thank you oh mighty gaming God, for not bestowing upon us these horrendous looking controllers!”. That orange ...

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MGS4 IS PS3 exclusive, internet rumors wrong again

For all of you Playstation fanboys, stop freaking out at the internet rumor that was going around stating that Metal Gear Solid 4 was going to be released on the XBox 360 as well as the PS3. Direct from Konami: “Konami has no plans to bring Metal Gear Solid 4 to the Xbox 360 at this time,” a Konami representative ...

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DS Lite adapter recall by Nintendo, at least they aren’t blowing up

Recalls seem like they are turning into the cool thing for companies to do when they need an image improvement. While Nintendo doesn’t really need an image improvement like Sony does, they are now recalling 200,000 DS lite adapters. While there have been no incidents reported yet, Nintendo has said that there are problems with the power adapters overheating and ...

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Space Invaders are here…to warm your neck

The chill of winter is in the air and all of us gearheads need to be warm just like our fellow mortals. Sure…many of us spend most season’s inside on our computers anyway, but what about those dreaded trips to the outside? It’s a cold and dark place out there, man! So, if you wanna venture outside into the abyss, ...

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New Sims 2 expansion announced: Sim Seasons

EA Games has really been cashing in on all of these Sims expansions. People are just relentless with this game. And you know what they say, if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. With that said, EA Games has announced plans on yet another expansion release for Sims 2, which will be called Seasons. This eighth expansion will upgrade the ...

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Wireless Wii sensor bar available

Tired of all the wires uglifying your sweet console setup, but unwilling (or unable) to mod it, build one from scratch, or make do with cheap alternatives? You’re in luck, as someone has built wireless Wii sensor bars, and is selling them for $24.99 (plus $5.99 shipping and handling). They claim it will run for 48 hours on one 9V ...

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WiiSaber – Mac users, the force is with you

For all of you envious of the legendary Jedi Guy videos, the Mac users among you might now be able to live out your dream. The application, WiiSaber, turns your Wiimote into a fully functional light saber, which you can swing and attack with as if you were a Jedi in training. Those of you who remember the MacSaber, which ...

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The Power Glove Wiimote Mod!

The launch of the Wii came and went with only a couple riots as the consequence. If you missed out on the Wii rush, fist fights and all, we both envy and pity you. But despite our black eyes, and your lack of a gaming console, we now all get to join hands and enjoy the crazy mods that are ...

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Resistance: Fall of Man’s upcoming multiplayer patch

So the XBox 360 got their Gears of War, the Wii got its Zelda, and the PS3 got its Resistance: Fall of Man. These are the major three launch titles (excluding the 360) for the “next-gen” consoles that aren’t so next-gen anymore. Resistance:Fall of Man willreceive an update very soon and we have just been informed some of what that ...

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Ideazon Gaming Keyboard, Feel The Butterfly!

Ideazon might not be a “well-known” name in the tech macro world, but heavy gamers (and by heavy I don’t mean obese) might know them from their Zboards which come with custom key placement for specific games. Though for those who would rather not have to buy a new layout everytime they bought a new game, Ideazon also offers a ...

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