Music pattern-matching games like Guitar Hero owe a lot to the early electronic games of the 1970s like Simon and Merlin. Now Mattel is back with a brand new music game which feels like a modern homage to the classics.
I’ll apologize in advance to any of our readers who find themselves confined to a wheelchair, or who are physically-challenged in any way. But whoever at Mattel thought that this pint-sized Jake Sully in a wheelchair should be called an “action figure” clearly had their head firmly up their arse.
Got a spare Nintendo Power Glove sitting around? Why not do something cool with it like turning it into a modern musical instrument?
That’s what synth hacker Denkitribe did when he rewired an old Famicom/NES Power Glove to control an Arduino-based controller circuit.
Looking for a way to bring your gaming obsession into the bedroom? What better way but with a couple of these video game controller pillows on your bed.
Perfect in bed or on your sofa, these 20″ x 20″ pillows from Tofu Design ($40 each) are covered with images of controllers from just about every gaming console you could want.