Gaming

Logitech Cordless Precision PS3 Controller gives you room to breathe

Nothing is technically wrong with the stock PS3 controllers, but then again nothing is technically wrong with a roller ball mouse either. If you can have something better, why bother using a cheap alternative with worse specs? The new Logitech Cordless Precision PS3 Controller offers deluxe features for a relatively cheap price. Using 2.4GHz RF technology, the controller can control ...

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Subliminal acoustic wave sequence to prevent game addiction

Korean start-up company Xtive has developed an inaudible sound sequence which is said to ward off online game addiction. The details raise our creepiness flags though. The sounds are based on subliminal effects. The sounds repeatedly sequence to tell the player to stop playing, repeating about 10,000 to 20,000 times a second. Xtive says that the sounds go unnoticed by ...

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PSP Lite Confirmed?

Source’s say that Sony Computer Entertainment UK Managing Director, Ray Maguire, is quoted as saying that the next PSP will be more pocket friendly while still maintaining the same screen size. This quote all but confirms that Sony will release a PSP Lite version. With the pocket size of the Nintendo DS the more appealing of the two, Sony has ...

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Sony PSP’s lagging sales leads to ultimatum, changes on the rise

Sony is in quite a pickle. The sales of the PSP are lagging in a bad way with hardware shipments down 72%, and only 10,000 units in the U.S. With those facts in mind, it’s no surprise that retailers have begun to lost hope for Sony’s portable gaming console. Many have even offered Sony an ultimatum. Either lower the price ...

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Report: More than one-third of adults own a gaming console

A new report conducted by Nielsen//NetRatings shows that a staggering 36.5% of adults own a gaming console, including 15.9% owning portable consoles. The same report shows that 71% of these adults are married, and 66% have at least one child living in the house. You know what this means? The geeks are finally taking over! As gaming consoles become more ...

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Peter Moore says “New Xbox in 5 years”

According to Peter Moore, head of the Interactive Entertainment Business division of Microsoft (pictured above), the production team of the Xbox 360 is already working on the follow-up for the popular gaming console. Moore says that Microsoft is looking into what processors will be available around 2011-2012, a sign that this will be around the time of the next 360 ...

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Duke Nukem-like video game to psychologically analyze your depression level

Exactly what we need. Something else telling us how miserable we are. Would you ever play a game that, a shooter style Duke Nukem game nevertheless, that is supposed to be able to measure depression? The US National Institute of Mental Health conducted a study which concluded that depressed players get their gamer asses whooped more often than non-depressed players ...

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Retro gamer belt buckles

Productdose has put together a cool little collection of retro gamer themed belt buckles which we would be honored to sport on our waists. Included are Pac-Man, Mario, Atari, and Space Invaders, plus a few more. Our favorites are pictured here, but we are in love with all of them so we recommend checking out the whole bunch.

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DIY: PSP PS2 Controller Mod

This mod, combining the PS2 controller with a PSP, is one that is sure to light a fire under the asses of Sony gaming fans. The mod took about two months to complete, in which time the modder “wanted to throw it out my window and watch it sail 15 floors down”. Though thanks to the help of his Research ...

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Be a Wii-J and mash up some music with a Wiimote hack

[ev type=”youtube” data=”503C14RFphQ”][/ev] Here’s a really cool find. A guy who calls himself DJ ! (DJ Shift+1) has developed a way to hack into the Wiimote and re-map their functions to mod them into a music mixing device compatible with the PC. The video above shows the results of what can be created through a little created hacking. Catch the ...

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