Nowadays, you can find many classic Genesis and NES games on Nintendo’s Wii Virtual Console, but nothing beats popping any cartridge you find lying around into a system that’s designed specifically to play those old school titles.
The first Playstation emulator for the iPhone, psx4iphone has been officially released to the public. Previously available only as a private beta, version 0.1.0 of the emulator is now available for download.
The emulator runs quite a few classic Sony PS1 games, and will run on either the iPhone or iPod Touch (assuming yours has been jailbroken).
When my original 2005 Xbox 360 finally succumbed to the dreaded Red Rings of Death, it ended up going on the scrap heap. This enterprising modder showed a bit more creativity than I could muster by turning his overheating Xbox lemons into a souped-up glass of PC lemonade.
Other than the big red LED backlit cooling fan sticking out of the side of the console, you wouldn’t know it’s a PC unless you turned it around and looked at the back.
Just like a regular Xbox 360, there wasn’t quite enough room to cram the power supply in the box, so it had to sit outside the console too.
With all the stuff crammed under its hood, one can only hope that it won’t be as much of a fire hazard as the cardboard box PC.
Serious Star Wars fans might like this custom Darth Vader Wii that’s currently up for for sale over on eBay. But is it really worth the $15,000 Buy it Now price the seller is asking?
The Star Wars Wii features a black finish and dramatic red LED illumination, befitting of the Dark Side of the Force.
HP today revealed a prototype for a new handheld video game system which would take cues from your real-world environment and embed them into the game play.
The Mscape concept allows you to use the portable gaming device as a “lens” to the world around you, superimposing interactive elements into the scene in real time.
If you ask die-hard gaming enthusiasts what portable console they think is best, you might think they’d all say the Nintendo DS or Sony PSP. But there’s a little portable that has a huge underground following because of its ability to run homebrew games and emulators.
The master of console mods, Benjamin Heckendorn (aka “Ben Heck”) is at it again. This time he’s created a portable that combines an NES system and a Atari 2600 console, and crammed them together into one compact package.
Like a Frankenstein’s monster, the NESTari portable can play cartridges from either Atari’s or Nintendo’s classic 8-bit systems.
Just moments ago, Microsoft announced that the price on the Xbox 360 product line has dropped across the board. This confirms all of the earlier reports that have been rumored for quite a while now.
All consoles in the Xbox 360 line will get the cut starting on Wednesday, August 8th, with the Premium dropping to $349.99
These little mini console systems from China can emulate a variety of classic 8-bit and 16-bit console games. But I’m not really sure you’ll want one after you read this.
On the plus side, these OneStation pocket game emulators are super cheap, with prices around $30 to $40.
For certain current-gen consoles (espectially those that start with an “X” and end with a “360”), overheating has been a recurring problem for many of us. I’ve seen all sorts of cooling fans that claim to help with the problem, and sometimes they do.
The dedicated gaming fanatics over at Game Rave claim to have gotten their hands on what could be a rare piece of video game history.
This chunky device is purported to be a prototype for the original Sony PlayStation.
Here’s what looks like a very cool portable casemod for the Nintendo GameCube.
The so-called “GameCube Advance” handheld opens up to reveal access to a large LCD screen and complete gaming controls. On the outside, there’s OLED display for accessing the system’s built-in MP3 player.
To me the whole thing looks awfully Photoshopped, but it’s a cool idea if it really does exist.
There’s been a bit of buzz lately that Sony is working on new PS3’s with larger hard drives. Heck, a photo even surfaced on Kotaku today of a box from one of the supposed new 80GB models.
There is compelling evidence that Sony was testing a new 80GB model with the FCC a little while back, too.
Have a hankerin’ for some old Super Nintendo games, but don’t want to spend all your cash on Virtual Console downloads? French game modder Kotomi has just the solution for you.
He’s taken a Super Nintendo console and smashed it down into the case of a Nintendo Wii .
Now that the street date has been broken on the Xbox 360 Elite, consoles have begun to pop up all over the place. The guys over at The Llama’s Adventures managed to get their grubby hands on one, and the first thing they did was rip it open to see what was really under the hood.
As expected, the new console sports a 120GB hard drive and an HDMI port, but it also has what appears to be an updated motherboard, with a new CPU and GPU chipset revision.
This eBay listing is for serious fans of the old Nintendo Entertainment System only. It’s a special NES in-store kiosk that holds multiple game cartridges and lets you flip between them using pushbutton switch.
The box has a custom version of the NES with twelve cartridge slots, five controller ports, and even the ability to limit play times so kids wouldn’t hog the machine.