Hackster Queen (of All Cosmos, naturally) Kellbot has created what may become the ultimate Katamari Damacy experience: a spherical controller, so you can roll while you roll. It’s enough to make me want to learn how to wire things together.
This new add-on kit from PEGA turns your stock Wiimote controller into a giant dart.
Designed specifically for games like PDC World Championship Darts, this kit adds a soft arrow tip and feather-shaped tail to your Wii controller.
The guitar controllers that come with Guitar Hero or Rock Band games are made of plastic and have a cheap feel. Then again they were probably made like that so you – and your kids – can jump around with it with ease.
You might play electronic music on synthesizers, drum machines, key-tars and guit-boards, but how many of you can claim you’ve jammed out with a set of cubes?
AudioCubes are designed to be played in live performances, and let you control sounds by manipulating the position, angles and relationships between the palm-sized cubes.
Technabob reader Joseph Ayoub sent me an tip this morning with the simple message “WaOo i found this ! It’s just awesome!” I couldn’t agree more.
While it turns out this NES-inspired mouse is just a foam model, somebody needs to put these into production now.
This gold bullion mouse is sure to make your friends and co-workers think that you’ve got money to burn – especially when you plug it into a matching gold brick USB hub and then plug that into your gold MacBook Pro.
Do you play lots of video games? Here’s a great way to limber up your trigger fingers to get ready for some serious gaming action. Especially good for warming up for quick fret presses in music games like Guitar Hero and Rock Band, the Xtensor hand exerciser is perfect for getting your hands in shape for the big game.
Can’t remember if the Wavebird controller worked with the Nintendo64 or GameCube? Which had more buttons, the Colecovision or the Atari Jaguar? Now you can answer these and many other video game controller questions with the Periodic Table of Controllers.
As though the original NES controllers didn’t look great enough on their own–you’ve gotta love that sleek, simple design, if only for the nostalgia value–someone’s gone and turned them into bonafide art.
These bronze and aluminum NES controllers were both cast using max models and silicone molds, and then the bronze replicas were aged to give them a unique look.
The Dark Ops Wii Light Gun seems to have been designed with two kinds of people in mind: a) the kind of people who want to play every Wii game with a gun (i.e. the people I didn’t know existed) and b) people who want to inject some sort of action-movie-style flair into their Wii gaming.
These little USB controllers let you build out a full-fledged recording studio anywhere you go. The Korg nanoSeries of controllers are small enough to throw in a backpack or briefcase, but when connected to your computer let you set up a robust studio on the road.
When you’re playing classic games, nothing beats using the original gamepad. In fact, the good ol’ NES controller is useful for all sorts of classic games, whether or not they were made by Nintendo. It’s comfortable and familiar.
Customizing arcade-style gear has become quite the popular hobby lately, with arcade tables and personalized fighting sticks springing up all over. But sometimes these projects go a step beyond the normal, as with this folding table with an inset arcade controller.