Tag Archives: controller

Famicom Sans Console

Remember that Nintendo Famicom which was built into an NES cartidge? That was cool and all, but a post on Ben Heckendorn’s console hacking forum by user Darkeru revealed a new approach which may have just one upped it. Not only did he manage to fit the NES inside the cartridge, he also has managed to embed a controller and ...

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Solution For Gamers Who Lack Skill

If you really suck at video games or you’re just a no good untrustworthy cheating sonofabitch, then the AcidMods Spit-Fire Controller was made just for you. This Xbox 360 controller mod has two special function buttons which are fully programmable that will give your pudgy fingers an edge against competition that is clearly superior to you in Call Of Duty ...

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Guitar Hero 4 Controller Might Have Additional Buttons

Shivers me timbers and call me DIY! I just bought a Guitar Hero controller yesterday and now the boys at Giz’ are saying that Guitar Hero 4‘s controller will have additional fret-button-thingies. Sheesh. The case for this new accusation? A GH promo page shows an expanded drum kit and additional frets on the guitar. This could really make modding the ...

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Holy Cow! Guitar Hero Controller MIDI Conversion

This is the shit. Sorry, but there’s really no other way to describe my excitement for this mod. For under $100, including the cost of the controller, Dave was able to create a full-fledged MIDI controller from a wireless Guitar Hero guitar. Wondering what you can do with it? Check this out: With the current version you can: play 2 ...

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NES Coffee Table Stores Your Games, Controls Your Console

The NES controller is just a classic example of iconic gaming culture being hacked and modded into oblivion. So many awesome projects have integrated the Nintendo controller design that it’s almost becoming a clich. I said almost. The NES Coffee Table is among some of the most awesome mods we’ve ever seen and we’ve seen some doozies. Not only is ...

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NES Controller Car Engine Mod: Just Another Attempt At Geek Cred

You might have your car’s interior and sound system down as far as geeky prowess goes, but what lurks under the hood? A standard engine just won’t do for my fellow car modding comrades, oh no! We need more! Better! Geekier! The owner of this car is such a huge fan of the NES console, that he modded a NES ...

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NES Console Built-In To A Controller

Today, everything is about bulk. Everything is becoming more compact, even dare we say “snack-sized”. This user on the Ben Heck forums put together a creative gift for his girlfriend’s birthday. A NES Controller with the entire console built-in to the controller, as well as some built in-games. The NES Controller features the 2 player version of tetris, and a ...

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DIY: NES Controller Wallet

Well it might not be a complex DIY, but it’s a DIY all the same. The NES controller wallet was made using little more than a plain coin purse and glue. Oh, and of course a NES controller body. If you’ve been holding on to the dream that your Nintendo system might miraculously start working again, give it up my ...

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Wii and SNES come together in a sweet mod

Forget about Virtual Console. There is no longer any need. This mod lets you play your SNES cartridges right from the comfort of your own Wii. Nintendo mod master, Kotomi, known mostly for his DS mods, has shifted his eyes towards the Wii for this project. Originally intended to be an NES project, it evolved into a SNES expansion for ...

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Splitfish asserts ability to rumble feature for Sixaxis

While the PS3 has the highest price of any of the 3 next-gen consoles, as of yet, it hasn’t done too much to impress the market in terms of rising up above the Xbox 360. On topic here, the issue of the leaving behind of the DualShock’s rumble feature. A company named Splitfish has claimed that they have the capabilities ...

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