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Category: Cool Toys

Amazingly Detailed Mini Arcade Cabinets Perfect for Barbie’s Dream House

Amazingly Detailed Mini Arcade Cabinets Perfect for Barbie’s Dream House
Video game crafter Big J.W. handmakes these incredibly precise miniature arcade cabinet reproductions of some of my favorite retro arcade machines of all time.

Left 4 Dead First Aid Kits, for the Hardest of the Hardcore Fans

Left 4 Dead First Aid Kits, for the Hardest of the Hardcore Fans
“First aid here!” And by here, I potentially mean in your house, stashed somewhere convenient for grabbing in the event of zombie apocalypse. Left 4 Dead fans are pretty industrious, but replica first aid kits is definitely on the more creative end of the crafty spectrum.

Remote Controlled Spider Climbs Walls, Ceilings

Remote Controlled Spider Climbs Walls, Ceilings
If I saw this giant creepy spider scurrying across my ceiling in the middle of the night, I’d be on the phone to Orkin faster than you can say “spiderpig”. Now you too can freak the hell out of your significant other with this oversize remote-controlled spider with glowing LED eyeballs.

Decepticon Microcassettes: Where’S Soundwave?

Decepticon Microcassettes: Where’S Soundwave?
A robot that turns into a microcassette player seems like an awfully dumb idea – once it transforms it’s so small that even a 10-year old can smash it to bits – but Takara & Hasbro have pulled it off.

Charge Your iPhone Inside a Dinosaur

Charge Your iPhone Inside a Dinosaur
This is a DIY trend we need a lot more of: custom iPhone docks made from awesome and random objects, like toy dinosaurs. That works on so many levels that maker rockabillyjon, who posted the homemade dock to Flickr, should market the thing.

Nintendo May Release a Wii Football Controller

Nintendo May Release a Wii Football Controller
I’m starting to think Nintendo (maybe all of the big three, actually) employs a division whose sole job is to produce ridiculous patent applications designed to create waves of silly throughout the wide plains of the Internet.

Halo Energy Sword Replica Looks Significantly Less User Friendly Than Original Glowing Model

Halo Energy Sword Replica Looks Significantly Less User Friendly Than Original Glowing Model
There’s nothing to dislike about a replica Halo sword. Even without sharpened points, this baby looks 100% badass. There is nothing unbadass about it. In fact, this sword is so very bad that it doesn’t even have anything over the handle to protect unhardened wussy hands from the sharp corners of death metal connecting those blades.

Wiipod Might be the Best Wii Remote Mp3 Player Ever

Wiipod Might be the Best Wii Remote Mp3 Player Ever
It’s a pretty cool idea, this notion of turning a Wii remote into a music player, but modder goteking took this to all sorts of crazy new places. Here we have a Wii remote with headphones: Awesome!

Star Trek Tricorder Replica Doubles as Media Player

Star Trek Tricorder Replica Doubles as Media Player
While other replicas only look awesome or have loopy sound effects, Ameralis Grafx‘ Tricorder PMP-09 is not only a replica of the famous Star Trek tricorder, it also serves as a portable media player. It’s equipped with a 2.8″ TFT colored screen, 8 GB of memory, and a battery that can play 4 hours of video or 12 hours of music before needing to be recharged.

PS3 Slim Price, Release Date, Pics and Specs Announced by Sony

PS3 Slim Price, Release Date, Pics and Specs Announced by Sony
Sony has just officially announced the upcoming release of their new PlayStation 3 (PS3) Slim console during their press conference at GamesCom 2009. The new PS3 Slim console sports a compact new form-factor, and a lower price to go with it.

Batmobile Tumbler Go-Kart: for Dark Squires

Batmobile Tumbler Go-Kart: for Dark Squires
The Tumbler in Christopher Nolan’s Batman Begins and The Dark Knight is arguably the most bad-ass version of the Batmobile ever.  It’s a damn stealth tank is what it is. Now, thanks to auctioneer tully712, you can have your own Tumbler.

Pass the Salt: More Like Pull Back the Shaker

Pass the Salt: More Like Pull Back the Shaker
Isn’t technology awesome? Thanks to technology we can add text to pictures of cats! And then within seconds, we can post that same captioned creation online, allowing us to reach out and annoy millions of people!

Street Fighter 4 Cell Phone Strapya Joystick: Combo Moves on the Go

Street Fighter 4 Cell Phone Strapya Joystick: Combo Moves on the Go
The Japanese have managed to create an entire cottage industry out of selling crap you can hang off of your cell phone known as “Strapya”. The latest Strapya: this Street Fighter IV mini arcade joystick. The tiny controller actually yells out samples of your favorite character’s voices when you pull of their combo moves using the mini joystick and game buttons.

Big Brother PS3 May be Watching You in the Future

Big Brother PS3 May be Watching You in the Future
At this point, I’m pretty sure that everything in the damn world is about to be patented as a possible game control system. Right now, someone is filing a patent for a game controller modeled after their grandmother’s little finger.

Atari Terminator Grenade Joystick: Controllers That Time Forgot

Atari Terminator Grenade Joystick: Controllers That Time Forgot
I have a very vague memory of playing with one of these Terminator joysticks on my old Atari computer system back in the 80s. I can’t believe somebody managed to dig one of these oddities up.

Ben Heck’s Next Project: the Bill Paxton Pinball Machine

Ben Heck’s Next Project: the Bill Paxton Pinball Machine
Master modician Benjamin Heckendorn is known for his video game console-to-laptop transformations, but most of his creations are either commissioned works or are sold for a cause. This time he’s making something for himself, and he’s decided to go with a pinball machine.