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Category: Video Games

The Wii Laptop

The Wii Laptop
My favorite console mod-god, Ben Heck is at it again. This time, he’s helped Engadget take Nintendo’s Wii gaming console and turned it into a laptop. The portable features a 7-inch widescreen LCD monitor, and even has a built-in “sensor bar” replacement at the top of the screen.

Dead Rising Live Action Video: Classic

Dead Rising Live Action Video: Classic
The live-action video game troublemakers over at Mega64 has posted this great video inspired by Dead Rising: Titled “Welcome to Willamette Mall,” it’s a must see for anyone who’s played the Xbox 360 hit zombie action title.
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Chrome Your Xbox 360

Chrome Your Xbox 360
Think Microsoft’s white Xbox 360 case is a bit bland? While you could pick up one of Microsoft’s not so exciting faceplates for the 360, or stick on some sort of cheap-looking vinyl decal, why not go all out and replace the whole case with something a little less dull?

Halo 3 Legendary Edition Comes With a Helmet

Halo 3 Legendary Edition Comes With a Helmet
Halo fanboys unite! It’s been revealed that the upcoming $99 Halo 3 Legendary Edition (due this October) will include a variety of special bonus features, including 3 bonus DVDs with behind-the-scenes footage, hi-resolution cinematics from Halo and Halo 2, Red vs Blue episodes and more.

Sony Files Patent for Motion Sensing Controller

Sony Files Patent for Motion Sensing Controller
Back in May 2006, Sony filed a patent application, titled “Detectable and Trackable Handheld Controller,” which approaches motion sensing control in a totally different way than the Nintendo Wii does it. Unlike the Wii’s internal accelerometer and gyroscopic sensors, Sony’s patent uses a series of four LEDs on the front of the controller, which provide points of reference for a webcam device that sits on top of a TV.

Playstation 3 U.K. Launch Date

Playstation 3 U.K. Launch Date
Despite rumors to the contrary, it sounds like the Sony Playstation 3 console is still slated for release in the United Kingdom this March. GamesIndustry.biz is reporting a March 23, 2006 U.K. launch date after speaking with several reputable sources.

Trade in Your PS2 for PS3, Get $100 Off

Trade in Your PS2 for PS3, Get $100 Off
One happy side-effect of the relatively poor showing of Sony’s Playstation 3 so far is that it means good deals for consumers. While the PS3 isn’t cheap at $499 to $599, there’s now a way to pick one up for $100 off at your local EBGames/Gamestop stores.

Is Microsoft Buying Capcom?

Is Microsoft Buying Capcom?
Now this idea has been bandied about before, but the rumor mill is abuzz today with talk that Microsoft may be nearing completion of a purchase of gaming giant Capcom. Certainly, Capcom has been producing some quality hit titles for Microsoft’s Xbox 360 console of late, with games like Dead Rising and today’s release of Lost Planet receiving overwhelmingly positive feedback from gamers.

Useless Wii Hack of the Day: Ds Wii

Useless Wii Hack of the Day: Ds Wii
Why anyone would want to do this, I don’t know… Some guy with a lot of time on his hands decided to set up their Nintendo DS Lite so it could run Wii games on its tiny little screen.

Nintendo Cleans Up Over the Holidays

Nintendo Cleans Up Over the Holidays
Nintendo announced today some facts and figures from the 2006 holiday selling season, and the Big N racked up some pretty impressive numbers: During the November – December holiday period, over half of all gaming systems sold in the U.S.

Nyko Recharge Docks for PS3 and Wii Controllers

Nyko Recharge Docks for PS3 and Wii Controllers
I recently reported on Joytech’s rechargeable controller dock for the Wii. Now, Nyko is getting into the game with charging cradles for both the Wii and the Playstation 3’s SIXAXIS controllers. Filling a void in both Nintendo’s and Sony’s product lines, the docks allow you to neatly recharge your controllers without unsightly cables running between the controllers and the consoles.

Nintendo Ds Motion Sensor Card

Nintendo Ds Motion Sensor Card
With all of the cool control possibilities that the Nintendo Wii has opened us up to, it’s no wonder that someone has started to explore the possibilities with Nintendo’s other darling, the DS portable gaming system.

Xbox 360 Hits 10 Million Sold, and One More Thing…

Xbox 360 Hits 10 Million Sold, and One More Thing…
In the same breath that Microsoft plans to announce that the Xbox 360 has surpassed 10.4 million units sold, they also will reveal that the 360 might just be the living room trojan horse that many thought the system might turn out to be when first announced.

Updated Xbox 360 Details Surface

Updated Xbox 360 Details Surface
For a while, there’s been talk about an updated Xbox 360 in the works that is to feature a smaller, cooler running 65nm CPU. Now it looks like the new version of the game console may include additional features.

Burnout 5 Looking Oh So Sweet

Burnout 5 Looking Oh So Sweet
The folks over at Destructoid got their hands on some new screens from a recent issue of PSM magazine. From what I understand, these are from the PS3 version of the game. I especially dig the shot with the car jumping between the train cars.

Nokia n-Gage: Not Quite Dead

Nokia n-Gage: Not Quite Dead
We all thought Nokia had finally given up on their abysmal N-Gage portable gaming console / mobile phone combo, but apparently they’re not quite ready to throw in the towel just yet. Nokia has recently launched an updated N-Gage website touting that “In mid-2007, the N-Gage experience will evolve.”
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