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Tag: Gaming

99 in 1: 99 Free (and Good) Games on the Internet

99 in 1: 99 Free (and Good) Games on the Internet
Christopher Hyde of Critical Distance was dissatisfied with a lot of the so-called “AAA games” released last year, on account of them being too expensive and …too long? While Hyde didn’t point out any specific games, and his problem with their length is puzzling to say the least,  his disappointment has led him to point out 99 free and “pretty darned spectacular” games that can be found on the Internet.

Tabletop Pong: More Fun to Build Than to Play

Tabletop Pong: More Fun to Build Than to Play
The Evil Mad Scientists are at it again, flexing their brains and soldering stuff in their lab-or-a-to-ry. Their latest creation still does not make them evil or mad, just creative, resourceful and geeky. They’re trying to make a real world version of one of the oldest video games, PONG.

Posimotion Helix: Get a Grip on Your iPhone

Posimotion Helix: Get a Grip on Your iPhone
This new add-on for the iPhone and iPod Touch gives your handheld extra gripping power for playing motion-controlled video games. The Batman logo-esque Posimotion Helix clips onto the back of your iPhone or iPod Touch, and adds large hand grips on either side of the device.

PS3 Wireless Visual Interface: Screw the Wand Sony, Give Us This One Instead.

PS3 Wireless Visual Interface: Screw the Wand Sony, Give Us This One Instead.
It’s not even 2010 but I already know what I want for next year’s Christmas. Modder/genius/my new Santa Claus techknott – a disciple of no other than master modician Ben Heck – recently unveiled one of the most awesome pieces of hardware I have ever seen: a PS3 wireless visual interface (WVI).

Nzxt’S Hades is One Mean Looking Gaming Pc Case

Nzxt’S Hades is One Mean Looking Gaming Pc Case
NZXT just released their new PC case today, which they want everyone one to call a chassis. It’s called the Hades and aimed at gamers. Even though it costs about 10 times less than the new Thermaltake Level 10 case designed by BMW, the Hades is no slouch.

Smash Bros. Characters Given D&D-Style Alignments: Fanboys & Fangirls Debate!

Smash Bros. Characters Given D&D-Style Alignments: Fanboys & Fangirls Debate!
Nintendo’s wildly popular Smash Bros. franchise is a dimension-shattering, world-colliding crossover in itself, but deviantART member Nakabeast added another delicious layer of nerdity by assigning Dungeons & Dragons alignments to some of the series’ most popular characters, like series newcomer Solid Snake: If you think about it, Solid Snake can’t really be anything but Chaotic Good.

Woman Flaunts Her Flute Skills on Rock Band

Woman Flaunts Her Flute Skills on Rock Band
Anyone who’s played Rock Band knows that the singing part of the game is quite forgiving, in the sense that you don’t have to know the right words to the song. In fact you can just moan and groan throughout a song, as long as you moan and groan on key.

13 Minutes and 42 Seconds of 3d Dot Game Heroes Gameplay

13 Minutes and 42 Seconds of 3d Dot Game Heroes Gameplay
The folks at Gamersyde were handed some footage of the opening minutes of the PS3 game 3D Dot Game Heroes, From Software’s upcoming homage to classic RPG/Adventure games. The graphics are really neat – it’s like everything is made of cardboard LEGO dot things.

Surfacescape Redefines Tabletop Gaming

Surfacescape Redefines Tabletop Gaming
Anything that starts out of a suggestion from Penny-Arcade’s Mike Krahulik & Jerry Holkins – aka Gabe & Tycho – is bound to be geeky, and this one is no exception. The duo visited the Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon University and ended up chatting with a bunch of students that were using a Surface, Microsoft’s multitouch wonder computer.

Nuka Cola Vending Machine: Nuke-a-Licious!

Nuka Cola Vending Machine: Nuke-a-Licious!
Nuka-Cola is the popular soft drink from the megahit video game Fallout. Not only is it tasty, it can also restore a small amount of health. It can even be used to make drugs and grenades.

Katamari Wedding Might have Left Some Guests Baffled

Katamari Wedding Might have Left Some Guests Baffled
You might have seen the Katamari Damacy wedding cake that we featured before, but that’s a tiny dot compared to this Katamari Damacy wedding. The accessories were well done, from the dorky but cute headgear to the bundle of flowers and of course the Katamari cake.

Papercraft NES is Unplayable Due to Lack of Cardboard Controllers

Papercraft NES is Unplayable Due to Lack of Cardboard Controllers
The folks at Cubeecraft just posted a cardboard NES console template, which you can download here, but they didn’t make templates for cardboard NES controllers. Or cardboard NES games. Or a cardboard power cord. Or a cardboard RCA jack.

Ben Heck’S Commodore 64 Laptop on Auction, Comes With Free Movie

Ben Heck’S Commodore 64 Laptop on Auction, Comes With Free Movie
Ben Heck has put up his retro-futuristic creation, the Commodore 64 laptop, for auction. The proceeds will go to “a worthy charity”.  The winning bidder also gets an SD card – the laptop is equipped with both an SD card slot and a cartridge slot – and a DVD of Possomus Woman, a film written and directed by the master modician himself.

Megaman Vs. Metroid: Please Make This Official Nintendo!

Megaman Vs. Metroid: Please Make This Official Nintendo!
If I was asked what video game head-to-head I’d like to see, I’d probably say Sam Fisher against Solid Snake. Or all of the characters in Final Fantasy, villains included, against all the Suikoden characters. Mmmmm want.

Razer Megalodon Headphones Will Pummel Your Ears With 7.1 Surround

Razer Megalodon Headphones Will Pummel Your Ears With 7.1 Surround
Let’s play six degrees of anything! How many objects do you think will it take to connect an extinct shark with a pair of headphones? The answer is – wait for it! One. Razer named their latest gaming headphones after a prehistoric gigantic shark, the megalodon.

Logitech Flight System G940: for Serious Virtual Pilots

Logitech Flight System G940: for Serious Virtual Pilots
Logitech continue their quest to serve the deep-pocketed hardcore gamers with the upcoming Flight System G940. The G940 is a combination of a force feedback joystick, a dual throttle and foot pedals and has more than 250 programmable button options, giving you easy access and total control of everything, from takeoff to landing to launching missiles to turning your opponent’s monitor off.