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Tag: Gaming

Nintendo Blames German Law for Bizarre Wii U eShop Content Restrictions

Nintendo Blames German Law for Bizarre Wii U eShop Content Restrictions
If you’re a European owner of the new Nintendo Wii U game console, you may have noticed some odd limitations in the eShop for downloading digital content. If you happen to try and purchase any game content that’s rated for 18 years and over during daytime hours, you may have noted a message telling you that you can’t view this content.

Archos GamePad Android Gaming Tablet Launches in Europe

Archos GamePad Android Gaming Tablet Launches in Europe
Last summer we talked briefly about an interesting Archos Android-powered tablet called the GamePad. The device is a seven-inch tablet that has gaming controls on each side allowing you to get your Android gaming fix on the go with physical controls.

PhoneJoy Play Controller Makes Your Mobile Device a Game Console

PhoneJoy Play Controller Makes Your Mobile Device a Game Console
Mobile gaming is big business today with a huge number of apps and games available for all manner of portable devices and computers. More and more people are turning away from traditional portable game consoles and meeting their mobile gaming needs using a smartphone or tablet.

Razer Carcharias Headset Aims for Hours of Gaming Comfort

Razer Carcharias Headset Aims for Hours of Gaming Comfort
Razer has unveiled a new gaming headset designed for long-wearing comfort and high-quality sound. This headset will work for both the Xbox 360 and PC. The headset is called the Razer Carcharias and is available now to pre-order for $69.99(USD).

Atari Flashback 4: 75 Classic Games, 2 Wireless Controllers, 1 Box of Nostalgia

Atari Flashback 4: 75 Classic Games, 2 Wireless Controllers, 1 Box of Nostalgia
Another year, another Atari Flashback. But this year’s edition of the old school console has significant improvements from the Atari Flashback 3. Theoretically. More on that later.

Pokémon Fan Remakes Gold/Silver into a 3D RPG: Hint Hint, Game Freak

Pokémon Fan Remakes Gold/Silver into a 3D RPG: Hint Hint, Game Freak
Last year we looked at a fan made Pokémon mod for Minecraft. Pokémon 3D might be better than that. Currently in development by another Poké fan named Nils Drescher aka Nilllzz, the game is a 3D recreation of Pokémon Gold/Silver.

Portal Ported to Calculators: Now You’re Playing at Math Class

Portal Ported to Calculators: Now You’re Playing at Math Class
Earlier this year we saw a calculator playing Pokémon via a Game Boy Color emulator. Redditor Builderboy2005 has made something way better (or worse, depending on your expectations). Portal Prelude, a game for Texas Instruments calculators.

Raspberry Pi Micro Arcade Machine: A Sweet Slice of Classic Gaming

Raspberry Pi Micro Arcade Machine: A Sweet Slice of Classic Gaming
A couple of weeks ago we saw a Kickstarter fundraiser for a desktop arcade machine based on the Raspberry Pi. It turns out that hacker and tinkerer Jeroen Domburg has already made a tinier, yet also functional machine based on the same computer.

ASUS Echelon Camo Edition Gaming Headset: Not Exactly Invisible

ASUS Echelon Camo Edition Gaming Headset: Not Exactly Invisible
I don’t know when I started liking camo-patterned stuff, but it was a long time ago. I’ve got plenty of US army pants and shirts to prove my obsession. As camo goes, the digital camo on these headphones looks pretty good and while it won’t protect you from getting fragged, you’ll still look good.

Winulator Runs Windows 95 & 98 Games on Android

Winulator Runs Windows 95 & 98 Games on Android
Technology is quickly catching up to satisfy our nostalgia. We have modders making amalgams of old consoles, calculators that can run Pokémon and now this, a prime contender for Technabob’s non-existent app of the year awards – an app that lets Android devices run Windows 95 & 98 games.

Nintendo Wii Mini Leaks via Best Buy Canada Website

Nintendo Wii Mini Leaks via Best Buy Canada Website
If someone on your Christmas list is interested in the Nintendo Wii, you might want to hold off purchasing for a few more weeks. A new “mini” version of the Nintendo Wii console has leaked via the Best Buy Canada website home page.

Ben Heck Analog WASD Keyboard Mod: Because You Can’t Type With a Joystick

Ben Heck Analog WASD Keyboard Mod: Because You Can’t Type With a Joystick
Modder Ben Heck has removed one of the few remaining advantages of videogame consoles over the PC master race: the analog stick. Heck sacrificed an Xbox 360 controller to make the W, A, S and D keys on his keyboard behave like the left stick on the controller, i.e.

Bonobo Extreme Ubuntu Gaming Laptop: Sadly Not as Cheap as Linux

Bonobo Extreme Ubuntu Gaming Laptop: Sadly Not as Cheap as Linux
A company called System76 makes high-end gaming computers that run on Ubuntu, one of the most popular Linux distributions. Why would anyone sell expensive gaming computers to Linux users? Because those people have saved tons of money from not having to purchase an operating system.

Kolos iPad Steering Wheel Turns Tablets into Racers

Kolos iPad Steering Wheel Turns Tablets into Racers
If you have an iPad other than the first-generation device or the new iPad mini and you want a steering-wheel shaped holder that you can put the iPad into for your racing games, then the Kolos might be for you.

Angry Birds Star Wars Looks out-of-this-World and Jedi-riffic

Angry Birds Star Wars Looks out-of-this-World and Jedi-riffic
The Star Wars version of Angry Birds is now upon us, and it looks like people are loving it so far. And by people, I mean me and my colleagues at work. The Birds take their beef to outer space by battling the evil pigs that are all stormtroopered out.

Now You Can Play Myst in an Actual Book

Now You Can Play Myst in an Actual Book
Remember Myst? The graphic adventure game that transported players to the island of Myst by using a special book? Well, how would you like to give the game another go while playing it in an actual book?