Space Battleship Yamato – known as Space Cruiser Yamato or Star Blazers in the US – is one of the most influential and groundbreaking Anime of all time, and the titular ship is as iconic as the other space opera vessels we know and love.
When you think classic video games, two names come to mind PacBoy and Space Intruder, right? No? Well even if those aren’t the games you remember from your childhood, it’s the best you’re gonna do if you pick up these cheap-o handhelds on sale over in the UK.
I’ve made it my goal in life to never have another job where I have to wear a suit and tie to work. But if I ever find myself in that situation again, I know exactly what I’m showing up to the office wearing around my neck.
Sighted at last week’s Ohayocon 2009 in Columbus, Ohio, some dude went all out with this life size Nintendo Game Boy costume that’s actually playable.
The cardboard Game Boy shell is a little janky, but the wearer deserves mad props for the fully-functional Game Boy emulator, running Tetris on a laptop screen.
When I talk about retro tech, I’m usually going on about stuff from the late 1970s or early 1980s since those were the years that really defined me as the geek that I am today. The 1930s, on the other hand, are just a wee bit before my time.
Chip Chick’s Ali was able to test a unit of Sansa’s yet to be released slotRadio, their answer to Apple’s iPod shuffle. A quick look at the slotRadio tells us that the only thing the two music players have in common is their small size.
At last! An EBOTDTM in your hands! In you’re barbarians’ hands! You want to test it out but it’s 3 am, and you’ve been grinding far longer than a techno DJ’s set. Should you walk away from your PC and crawl to bed?
The amazing co-operative zombie FPS Left 4 Dead is about to get a little bigger. Valve just announced the game’s first DLC: the Survival Pack. The new content will be available for both Xbox 360 and PC, and will include two new versus campaigns as well as a new multiplayer mode called, unsurprisingly, “Survival.”
Here’s a handy way to keep a secret. Just grab one of these ultraviolet invisible ink pens, and you can leave yourself hidden messages that you can easily decode using the same pen you wrote them with.
Flash drives are really useful for managing data, particularly if you’re moving files around between computers, but sometimes you just need to scribble something down. On paper. But how often is a notepad around when you need one?
Just when you thought it was safe to surf the Internet again without running into custom Portal gear working to lure you back into your addiction to Valve’s hit game, the fandom rush has returned in pony form.
Is there anything that doesn’t have an awesome LEGO version? Yes there is: my face. Fortunately Terran LEGO Master Pepa Quin isn’t into ugly faces. He used his amazing brick-snapping skills to create units from Blizzard’s upcoming RTS Starcraft II, like these shiny-headed Terran Marines:
While the Marines need no introduction to anyone who’s played SC, the rest of the units that Pepa Quin copied are new to the game, which makes his creations even more awesome.
When you want to connect two pieces of land via a bridge, the most efficient, practical and cost-effective bridge would obviously be a straight one. But the architects McDowell+Benedetti opted to create a longer, winding S-shaped pedestrian bridge for the residents of Castleford, a mining town in West Yorkshire, England.