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Xbox 360 Notebook Converter confirmed!

Gamers have been waiting for this announcement for who the hell knows how long. It seems that the possibility of a portable Xbox 360 is all but officially confirmed. Peripheral company, Hori, prematurely announced their release of a no-hassle Compact TFT Monitor EX, an LCD that easily connects to the Xbox 360 with very minimal effort. The 12.1 inch monitor ...

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New Intel Core 2 Extreme Processor will rock your enthusiastic world, possibly faster than animated mouse

Intel announced today their plans for a third Extreme processor, geared towards the enthusiast-user. The Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6800 is Intel’s fastest enthusiast featured processor yet, running with a clock speed of 2.93 GHz. According to the press release by Intel, the QX6800 is focused specifically for gamers, digital designers, and those who strive for maximum computing power. Critics ...

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Guitar Hero controller will work with Rock Band

Being the renaissance men that we are, we hardly need to play a guitar-based game, seeing as we can play real classical guitar, while pleasing three women at the same time. For those who aren’t as multi-talented, Harmonix and EA announced in a conference call that the guitar controller for Xbox 360 from Guitar Hero will also work with the ...

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Adhesive feet for the clumsy Wii user

Having little room for a gaming space in your home can lead to a lot of trouble. If you have your Wii located on a small, unstable table and you’re worried about the console sliding around, check out these Taore na Sheet W adhesive rubber feet for both the Wii and its sensor bar. At first thought, these might seem ...

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New Wii bowling game takes on real bowling with a more realistic look

Brunswick Pro Bowling, a new game for the Nintendo Wii, is set to take on the ever popular Wii Bowling. In terms of realistic bowling gaming, Brunswick’s graphics seem to win the competition hands down, but does more realistic bowler mania translate to more fun? Brunswick aims to give gamers a realistic bowling center experience, along with realistic looking characters ...

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Hey, do I look like Miiself?

Elder gamer website IStillPlayGames.com has a cool gallery of photos of people standing next to their Wii Mii characters. There’s also a few children thrown in as well. Byproducts of the elder gamers, we guess. — Andrew Dobrow Link [via]

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Opera browser coming to Nintendo DS in June

Opera announced that the Nintendo DS will be the next gaming console to use its browser for console web surfing. Starting June 4, Opera will be available to all U.S. gamers. Opera has been available to Nintendo players in Japan and Europe since the tail end of 2006, with the beta version for the Wii available in the U.S. since ...

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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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Rumor!: Quieter 360 coming through software upgrade

Sources say that the answer to a noisy 360 system is coming soon and is in fact already running as an upgrade on some systems. The software update was supposedly sent out to journalists to test with their debugging console. This update is said to reduce the noise from the disk reader of the Xbox 360. Depending on how this ...

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Wiimote and Classic Controller form a civil union: Is it Wii love?

We came across yet another Wiimote mod and couldn’t help ourselves to share it will all of our fellow gearheads. Budding mechanical engineer Chris Williams spent his weekend doing something only us gamers can dream about. Creating yet a new interesting way of controlling your Wii. A note to Kotaku from Williams: I’ve always hypothesized that the “mystery” button (un)connects ...

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