G4TV’s Attack of the Show has put together this unbelievably large cabinet for playing classic arcade games. It’s so tall that players have to stand on stepladders just to reach the controls.
The cabinet measures in at over 13-feet tall, and has a 70-inch screen for massively monstrous gaming action.
Check out this never before seen episode of 24, shot back in the early 1990s.
Apparently, CTU’s technology hadn’t come along quite as far as it has today.
Seriously, I don’t know what’s funnier, the AOL and Prodigy references, or the old brick cordless phone.
Put your cash in this bomb-shaped piggy bank and if you’re not a good saver, you’ll be punished. The electronic piggy bank waits for you to add coins too it every day. If you’re not consistent, it’ll explode, sending coins all over your desktop.
If you don’t add coins each and every day, the bank will start to vibrate, flash its lights and make sounds once an hour until you pay up.
Do you ever find yourself sitting at your computer, toiling away in your e-mail box when those late afternoon hunger pangs hit you? This laptop out of Germany might help you get your blood sugar going.
Nope, the Chocolap isn’t a functional computer, rather, it’s a fake laptop made from cardboard, and loaded with a delicious edible chocolate keyboard in the middle.
Wanna play your video games on a massive screen, but don’t have thousands of dollars to spend on a huge flat screen? This new projector from InFocus lets you play games and movies at sizes between 40-inches and 210-inches diagonal for under $500.
The InFocus Play Big IN1 gaming projector is powered by a TI DLP chipset, and easily connects to your gaming console or DVD player to crank out huge, reasonably bright images.
At first glance, this sculpture might look like it’s made out of LEGO blocks, but it’s actually an intricate handcrafted work of art by Swedish sculptor Thomas Broomé.
The artist’s Low Res Man was fabricated from thousands of precisely arranged 1cm see-through acrylic cubes, then painted to look like a real person when viewed from a great distance.
Wow, time flies when you’re having fun. Can you believe that it’s been five years since the Xbox LIVE online service got its start?
It seems like only yesterday, but on November 15, 2002, Microsoft’s groundbreaking online gaming platform made its debut as an add-on to the original Xbox.
Here’s another silly accessory for your Nintendo Wii controller. It’s a fishing rod that snaps on to your Wii-mote so you can feel more immersed when you’re catching digital fish in those weird fishing simulation games.
The Dragon Electronics Fishing Rod Advance includes a retractable rod and fishing line, and even comes with a plastic fish that you can stick on the end of the line.
Check out this awesome homemade Star Wars AT-ST walker, built from a mish-mash of electronic parts, brass tubing and custom cut circuit boards.
The bipedal MiniMechadon walker is fully functional, and can hobble around just like the ones in the motion pictures.
Okay, okay, enough about pac-man already, right? Wrong. Check this awesome custom made guitar by Ian Schneller over at Specimen Products. This sweet 25 1/2″ scale instrument is made of ebony, basswood, and maple with mother of pearl accents, and is finished in the happy familiar yellow lacquer of our beloved arcade character.
Bonus: twelve blinking lights in the headstock controlled by a variable switch in the eyeball!
These substantial bookshelf speakers from Taiwan’s 25togo feature cabinets made from concrete.
The cement and glass construction of the In Visible City speakers is said to project a powerful, clean sound profile. The compact speakers feature angled corners, which afford them flexibility in placement.
This gauge connects to your computer to reveal critical information about your PC’s current operating conditions. Rather than modern digital readouts, the Gigabyte Visual USB Gauge uses a good, old fashioned analog gauge to relay the current state of your computer’s power supply.
Designed specifically for use with Gigabyte’s Odin GT power supplies, the gauge plugs into your computer’s USB port and can tell you about the power supply’s current operating temperature, wattage consumption and fan speed.
These USB flash memory drives get their inspiration from aluminum soda cans. While they won’t actually quench your thirst, they will store plenty of your files when you pop their tops.
The miniature soda cans come in a metallic blue or chrome silver finish which does a great job simulating a shiny aluminum can.
Got an old Segway scooter lying around? Why not give it a makeover and get rid of that drab grey exterior?
California’s Segway Junkyard takes the personal transportation devices and gives them new life with custom paint, metal trim and shiny chrome wheels.
If you’ve ever wanted to build up a collection of video game nostalgia, but don’t have the patience to dig through garage sales and flea markets to put it all together, check out this insane auction.
A dedicated video game fanatic going by the name of sengoku has decided to part ways with his massive collection which is almost like a self-contained museum of gaming history.
The auction includes a huge array games, consoles and accessories including Atari 2600, Atari 7800, Atari Jaguar, Atari Lynx, Coleco ColecoVision, Coleco Gemini, Coleco Telstar, Commodore 64/128, GCE Vectrex, Mattel Aquarius, Mattel Intellivision, Mattel Odyssey 2, Microsoft Xbox, Microsoft Xbox 360, APF TV Fun, Miscellaneous Handheld Games, Miscellaneous PC Games, SC Eight Thousand, Sega Pods, Miscellaneous TV Games, NEC Turbo Duo, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Game Boy Advance, Nintendo GameCube, Nintendo NES, Nintendo Nintendo 64, Nintendo Super NES, Nintendo Virtual Boy, Nintendo Wii, Sega Dreamcast, Sega Game Gear, Sega Genesis, Sega Master System, Sega Saturn, SNK Neo Geo, SNK Neo Geo Pocket, Sony Playstation, Sony Playstation 2, Texas Instruments TI 99/4A and even the VM Labs Nuon (go Nuon!)
To put the size of the auction in perspective, the picture below just represents the Sega Dreamcast items in the auction.
Breaker, breaker, any of you got your ears on out there? This wacky invention out of Japan lets you use your cell phone like an old CB radio.
The Taito Transceiver hooks up to your mobile phone’s headset jack and lets you communicate with all the other truckers in your convoy.