Archive for the ‘Gaming’ Category
The Asus Eee Stick controllers were debuted at Computex. They feature motion sensing capabilities and and they look just like the Wii nunchuks. One of the controllers can also be used a 3D mouse.
These were made for the Eee line of computers, but it is likely that will work with any PC. (more…)
So you are tired of looking at your regular Xbox 360, Wii or PS3? Feel that the controller for your new console is a bit bland, and nothing special?
Well, have a look at these 25 insane mods below and be inspired to create something unique that will blow your friends away when they come over for a gaming session or two. Or maybe this is just too much work for most of us.
- Giant Working NES Controllers
Here we have two different uses for giant versions of the classic NES controller…Firstly there is this coffee table with additional storage, but when you feel like playing some classic NES games, just remove the glass top and you have yourself a fully working NES controller. Just plug it into your console and play! Then there is the giant NES controller that, once you’re tired of using it as your NES controller, lets you use your computer which is housed in the giant controller-like case and voila, you can use your PC.
- The Xbox 360 Laptop
Ben Heck is a busy guy who loves to mod stuff, in ways that others, probably, wouldn’t. Like converting an Xbox 360 to a laptop, this contraption has a widescreen 17″ LCD, watercooling with a custom built radiator, built-in keyboard and Wireless, 3-port USB hub, ports on the back allows for the laptop 360 to be hooked up to your TV for some external display goodness. The case is all aluminum, with a plastic keyboard and a customized power adapter to power both the display and Xbox 360. The unit measures 16.75 x 10.75 x 2.8 inches and weighs 14 pounds.
- A Whole NES Console in a Cartridge
This casemod fits an entire NES console in one of it’s cartridges. This cartridge has been gutted of it’s original contents and have been filled with a NES on a chip system clone. It has a cartridge slot, power and reset buttons, two joystick ports, composite video and stereo audio outputs. This is one original and fantastic mod.
- PS3 Laptop Mod
Ben Heckendorn has become infamous for his awesome mods to consoles amongst other things, with this mod he has converted a PS3 into a laptop, maybe not the slimmest most portable thing but itвЂ™s a truly awesome mod, which is based on the 60Gb PS3 version, comes with a 720p 17? LCD screen, stereo speakers and amp, full keyboard and even a slot-loading Blu-Ray drive. The PS3 measures 17 x 13.75 x 3 inches and weighs 16 pounds.
- Nintento Wii Controlled Smart Home
This Wii was modded to control an entire house. It allows for full control of the lighting, temperature, surveillance cameras, music playback, the DVR and more. The system is powered by a PHP script which handles all of the requests and sends them to a flash GUI. Everything is controlled using a Wii-mote.
Can’t stand wires getting in the way of your game?
Never fear, Messiah Entertainment is releasing its new Darklight Bluetooth Headset EX-O1 for the Playstation 3 which will help you avoid getting owned while trying to untangle your headset wire.
The unit can charge by USB or through an included AC cable, and can last through for 4 to 6 hours of continuous gameplay.
According to Messiah Entertainment, “[The headset] has been exclusively designed for gaming, not mobile phones. So you can now maximize your game time with a comfortable earpiece. A soft earpiece gently rests against your ear and does not enter your ear canal.” (more…)
Alienware, long famous for their gaming laptops, has just unleashed what they are calling their fastest laptop ever. And at over $6,000 with all the stats maxed out, it had better be.
Make no joke, this is a beast of a laptop.
The m17x features dual SLI Nvidia GeForce 8800M GTX, 8700M GT or 8600M GT graphics cards.
It is also available with a 45nm Intel Core 2 Duo or Core 2 Extreme processor, up to 4GB of DDR2 memory, and up to 1 Terabyte of hard drive space.
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